Head of Brand Marketing GTR

Job Introduction

This is a great opportunity to play a leading brand marketing role in the dynamic and business critical channel of Global Travel Retail. Bringing a passion for building our brands and working closely with the Global Marketing team, this position will sit on the GTR Senior Leadership team and engage  and inspire key stakeholders across the business on the potential the Global Travel channel can bring in building brand equity, value and  consumer engagement through the many touch points the channel can reach.

Main Responsibility

The Head of Brands Marketing will be responsible for building creative and category leading brand plans with the team, to ensure the GTR ‘Shop window’ to the world, allows WG&S brands to stay at the forefront of the categories it plays in and continues to pivot to luxury. Responsible for the GTR brand P&L,  management of mix, smart direction on brand architecture and NPD and ensuring investment monies have clear targets and returns. This role brings the Global brand plans alive in a critically important channel.

Our Ideal Candidate

A creative and inspirational thought leader, with experience, passion and practicality for building the next chapter of brand equity growth in the channel. Respectful of the past, astutely aware of supporting the Global Brand Marketing agenda and with a keen eye on the future development of customer needs and consumer touch points within the channel. Driven by a passion to add value and make a long lasting difference.

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 plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per 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


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.


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.


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.

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