• PR Manager, Luxury and Import Brands

    Job Locations US-KY-Frankfort
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/28/2018 1:57 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Public Relations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Sazerac Company Overview

    Build your career at Sazerac. Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Weller, 99 Bananas, Wheatley Vodka, Margaretville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy’s, and Platinum Vodka.

    Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since 2008, Sazerac has experienced double-digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

    Company/Location Overview

    Role: PR Manager, Luxury and Import Brands

    Location: Frankfort, KY,  Louisville, KY or NY

     

    Build your career at Sazerac. Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Margaritaville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy’s, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.  

     

    We’re proud of our award winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville location has been named a “Best Places to work in Kentucky” four times and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. 

    Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since 2008, Sazerac has experienced double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    The Luxury and Import Public Relations Manager handles all media inquiries for Sazerac's Import and Luxury brands, including on-site media personnel visits, and PR visits to major media markets. Handles proactive and reactive media requests, including pitching of story ideas to major media, creation of news releases, and request for images.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    MUST

    • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
    • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
    • Excellent oral & written communication skills
    • Must be a self-starter and able to work alone.
    • Strong detail orientation
    • Undergraduate degree in Business, Marketing or Communications
    • Willingness to travel
    • 8 years relevant experience (minimum)

    PREFERRED

    • 2-3 years Ad Agency Experience
    • 2-3 years Experience dealing with VIP guests
    • 2-3 years Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry
    • 1-2 years International market experience

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