Creative Content Manager - London


Pernod Ricard

Employment type:

Full Time

About the Job

Creative Content Manager- EMEA

Your Manager: Gaia Gilardini

Director Brand Creative EMEA/ LATAM/ ASIA/))


Location: London. We operate a hybrid working approach, which allows you to manage your time between home and office.

Be part of something big

We are Pernod Ricard, a leading company in the global wines and spirits industry with over 19,000 employees globally. We own 16 of the world’s top 100 Spirits Brands and hold one of the most prestigious and comprehensive brand portfolios in the industry with 240 premium brands available in over 160 countries, including: Absolut vodka, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute, and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater, Malfy and Monkey 47 gins, Malibu liqueur, Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate and Campo Viejo wines.

Here in the UK

In the UK, Pernod Ricard is made up of 4 businesses:

  • Pernod Ricard UK, which markets, sells and distributes our products in the UK market
  • Chivas Brothers, the largest brand company in the Group, responsible for the production and management of our award-winning Scotch whisky portfolio
  • Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail, the global and EMEA home of the group’s duty free, air travel and cruises business.
  • The Absolut Group, the brand owner of our global white spirits portfolio, whose Gin brand unit and Business Acceleration team sit in London.

We are an organisation of 2,000 employees in the UK, headquartered in London, in a brand-new office designed with sustainability, ‘conviviality’ and collaboration in mind. We also have offices in Scotland and various distilleries and production sites across the UK from Plymouth to London to Speyside.

Your new team

This role sits in Pernod Ricard’s The Absolut Group (TAG) business. Joining TAG means having 1000+ colleagues based across the world who are responsible for the production, packaging development, innovation and strategic marketing of an extensive range of premium spirits brands, including Absolut Vodka, Beefeater, the world’s most awarded gin, Malibu, our leading flavoured rum, and Kahlua, the number one coffee liqueur, along with a selection of agave spirits, including Altos tequila and craft gins such as Monkey 47.

You will be working as part of the Creative Content Manager team for EMEA on Absolut, Malibu and Kahlua brands.

Your unique contribution

Your key areas of contribution will be :

Responsibility 1: Establish robust relationships with key EMEA markets, focusing on Germany and the UK. Demonstrate mastery in comprehending the media and competitive landscape of these markets, as well as understanding key objectives and brand plans.

Responsibility 2: You will be tasked with ensuring the effective adaptation of global toolkits for Absolut, Malibu and Kahlua brands, bringing them to life in markets in the most impactful manner. 

Responsibility 3: Effectively communicate essential consumer trends and insights specific to the EMEA region to the Global Team. This ensures the creation of more relevant toolkits and the capturing of market needs right from the inception of projects.

Responsibility 4:

You will be appointed by the global team in Stockholm  as project lead for the creative development and production of campaigns  that have as a drive market EMEA. This will be based on workload, interest, competencies, resource.

Who you’ll be working with


  • Your key markets ( Germany + UK ( Main focus) , France, Spain, Italy, Nordics, Benelux
  • Global Brand Team

Externally, Brand Comms Agencies

Your blend of talent

This position could be right for you if you:

You possess a strategic vision that goes beyond immediate objectives, demonstrating the ability to foresee and plan for long-term success. A diplomatic approach is crucial, as the position involves navigating relationships and diverse markets. You collaborate seamlessly, valuing teamwork and fostering a cooperative environment

We are seeking an individual with a nuanced understanding of both German and UK cultures.  Proficiency in the German language is preferred and English fluency is a must

Minimum 10 years marketing experience within globally managed business – from major FMCG companies, spirits, car industry, luxury goods or leading global brands such as Nike, Apple, Google.

Digital or Advertising agency experience

Our mix of benefits

For your health, we offer private medical insurance, income protection and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

Our lifestyle benefits include 28 days’ annual holiday, your employee pension, share incentive plan, season ticket loans, payroll giving and more!

You can access lots of gifts & discounts, including an allowance each year to spend on our brands in our staff shop and employee discounts from a range of high street retailers.

We have regular events in our very own office bar, employee-run networks, a culture of flexibility and trust and a variety of tools and resources to help you focus on your wellbeing and mental fitness.

Conviviality: the Pernod Ricard Way

We have our own way of doing things. We call it conviviality! It’s our way of being, and something unique you feel and experience when working for Pernod Ricard.

We’re committed to conviviality, and with this, you’ll be Proud to Belong to our Pernod Ricard family. You’ll be Empowered to Perform, supported to succeed, and acknowledged for the value you bring.

We combine all this with our Commitment to Care: we are unlocking the magic of human connection to transform our industry and make a positive impact on the world though our strong focus on sustainability and responsibility.

We’re committed to diversity and inclusion

People are at the heart of everything we do at Pernod Ricard and are the foundation of our collective spirit as ‘Créateurs de Convivialité’.

We promote diversity and inclusion throughout our business and supply chain. In our teams, we proactively foster a diverse work force and an inclusive culture – an environment where we can truly be ourselves. 

We will assess your application for this role based on your skills, experiences and achievements, not your gender, age, ethnic or educational background or any other such factors. Please feel free to leave these off your CV and application form if you so wish.

Similarly, if you would like to discuss opportunities for flexible working or require accommodations or support to complete our application process, please let us know.

Responsible drinking

As ‘Créateurs de convivialité’, we want to turn social interactions into genuine and friendly experiences of sharing and wellbeing.

In our culture, we want to create diverse teams in which our differences contribute to our success. Therefore, all are welcome at Pernod Ricard, regardless of your religious beliefs or personal choices on the consumption of alcohol.

In our business, we work together with industry members, civil society, governments, local authorities and UN bodies to promote responsible drinking. 

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