District Manager (MI)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you ready to learn and be challenged as part of a highly motivated, trusted team at the heart of a thriving business? Our US Commercial Sales team is looking for a rare character to support the Control States Region as our District Manager for Michigan.

Main Responsibility

The District Manager will have responsibility of both on-premise and off-premise regional activities. This position collaborates with distributor partners to plan and execute all William Grant activity in the market to include volume planning, spending initiatives, and achieving KPI objectives. The District Manager will have the ability to influence and motivate appropriate partners in order to ensure plan achievement in the market.  The District Manager will be responsible for identifying and implementing brand building activities. They will effectively communicate education and training to off-premise distributor sales teams, and to on-premise bartenders/wait staff in order to advantage sell of the WG&S portfolio in the assigned market.   

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience within the spirits and wine industry; with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience working on the supplier side. They will effectively manage distributors and internal WG&S partners. Strong analytical and computer skills are necessary to evaluate market performance and communicate essential information to the business in a timely manner. Full profile of the role can be found in attachment below.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plans.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous vacation entitlement.
  • Comprehensive Private Healthcare that includes Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Our employees can join our 401(k) savings plan. The company matches employees’ contribution up to 5%, in addition to a Discretionary Contribution.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life and AD&D cover is a multiple of three times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allowance so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands with your family and friends.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim funding each year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. We’re proud to provide equal opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

We want to make sure that all applicants are treated equally. To support this we will anonymize all applications during the screening stage. Details such as name, dates and educational establishments will only be visible to the recruitment team and hiring leader once an applicant is invited to interview, these details are hidden during the screening stage. To be able to anonymize applications they all need to be in the same format. You can upload a CV but we would also ask you to complete an application form – your CV will not be visible during screening. We hope you agree that this is good use of your time to help ensure a fair recruitment process.

William Grant

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