Brand Specialist

Heaven Hill Brands - Louisville, KY (30+ days ago)4.0

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for sourcing a wide range of point of sale (POS) materials, including working with a portfolio of vendors, analyzing and negotiating quotes, coordinating special packs and print material production, tracking timelines and project milestones, initiating and receiving in purchase orders, as well as managing and signing off on invoices. This position also evaluates (POS) inventories for reorders, monitors POS usage, reviews & executes field sales requests, and catalogs key brand and competitive information.

The Brand Specialist will be aligned with a brand marketing team and work closely with the brand manager and assistant brand managers to support various projects/brands as needed. Projects range in scope from aiding in the development of marketing ideas to coordinating effective execution and some analysis of brand and program performance. Secondarily, the Brand Specialist may also work across brand teams on varying department wide projects or tasks. Some administrative duties will include file and database maintenance.

Role Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • 1-2 years’ work-related experience
Position Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for sourcing a wide range of point of sale materials, including working with a portfolio of vendors
  • Analyze and negotiate quotes
  • Coordinate special packs and print material production
  • Initiate purchase orders and track timelines and project milestones
  • Manage point of sale (POS) inventories
  • Monitor point of sale (POS) usage
  • Catalog key brand and competitive information
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to work in a team and be a self-starter
  • Strong project management and organizational/time management skills
  • Able to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Comfortable expressing ideas in a group setting
  • High proficiency using Excel as well as expertise in using software such as Word, PowerPoint and Google websites
  • Possess quality oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with print production and design terminology
  • Capacity to travel as needed (approximately 5-10% of time)
Valued but not required skills and experience:
  • Prefer some college or equivalent experience
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Google websites
  • Experience in a distilled spirits industry
Reporting to this position:
No Direct Reports

Founded in 1935, Bardstown, KY-based Heaven Hill Brands ( is the nation's largest independent, family-owned and operated spirits producer and marketer and the world's second-largest holder of Kentucky Bourbon. Heaven Hill's diversified portfolio of brands includes Evan Williams Bourbon; Larceny, Elijah Craig and Henry McKenna Bourbons, Burnett's Vodkas and Gin; Admiral Nelson's and Blackheart Rums; HPNOTIQ Liqueur; The Christian Brothers Brandies; PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur; Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur; Lunazul Tequila; Cinerator Hot Cinnamon Flavored Whiskey and Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey.

Screenings: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam

Heaven Hill Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer