Geometry Global - City Manager

Job Title: City Manager
Company: Geometry Global
Location: Portland, OR
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Spirits / Alcohol
Date Posted: 9/7/2016

2017 CITY MANAGER -- NATIONAL SPIRITS PROGRAM – PORTLAND, OR.

Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Geometry Global is a WPP company and is now hiring a 2017 City Manager in the Portland, Oregon area to assume principal responsibility across day-to-day execution & oversight of local market on/off-premise promotions for some of the most recognized and successful products in the beverage industry. 

JOB OVERVIEW: 

City Manager Will Be Required To:

• Visit targeted key accounts to complete program(s) and assist with program sell-in

• Serve as primary program contact for accounts network upon completion of sell-in 

• Experience operating within the three-tier distribution system and working closely with local Client Spirit teams and Distributor

• Lead the execution of ON-PREMISE events, promotions and market activity according to Execution Calendar AND oversee execution for OFF-PREMISE activity 

• Establish & maintain gainful relationships with key local accounts and vendors 

• Maintain expertise in local trends and programming opportunities 

• Schedule events (and confirm promo dates / times the week of the event) 

• Recruit, Train and assign Promotional Samplers for all on-premise events 

• Manage sampling staff on-site

• Manage budget and expenses

• Manage POS, premium and asset inventories 

• Oversee merchandising and signage placement initiatives 

• Provide timely post-activity reporting and actively share key insights and recommendations 

• Have an existing core talent pool of reliable samplers

• Have familiarity with social media usage and/or promotion through digital interaction 

REQUIREMENTS: 

2+ years SUPERVISORY experience in field & experiential marketing, account management, and/or special events (Previous experience managing a Spirits/beverage client is mandatory). MUST have managed, hired and trained staff. MUST have experience with ON and OFF premise samplings. Candidate must be agreeable to operating from home-based office, work evenings and weekends, maintain regular local and extended field travel. Candidate must have a laptop and own a vehicle. 

ADDITIONAL INFO: 

Weekly compensation (based on experience) + home operating expenses 

TO APPLY:

Please submit a recent resume and headshot to Sarah.McCready@Geometry.com - Subject line must read: “PORTLAND CITY MANAGER”