Director of Marketing, Core Brands

Full Time | Mississauga YYZ, ONTARIO | 16 days

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Director of Marketing, Core Brands
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Director
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Marketing
Years Experience: 8-10 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: November 10, 2020
Job Location:
Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

At Arterra Wines Canada, we love inspiring the big and small moments that happen when our products are shared and enjoyed. For us it’s not just about what’s in and on the bottle, it’s what happens in people’s lives when we’re a part of them that keeps us thirsting for more and not resting on our laurels as Canada’s largest and most enjoyed wine company. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for people who do the same.

The Director of Marketing, Core Brands role is a key position within the Marketing team. We are looking for creative leader with a proven track record of delivering game changing marketing. The position is responsible for a portfolio of some of Canada’s largest wines including Jackson-Triggs, Inniskillin, Bodacious and Naked Grape, among others. With strong leadership experience, they will inspire a dedicated team of marketers in the strategic development of their portfolio including the strategy development for brand, communications, go-to-market, and innovation. They will also oversee creative, media and promotion execution for the portfolio.

Core Competencies

  • Creativity – in problem solving, communications development and design thinking
  • Communication – the candidate can tell and write a story, and knows how to paint a picture to inspire others
  • Balanced approach to strategy – can quickly see how the detail ladders up to the big picture and knows the difference and importance of both
  • Leadership – knows how to rally a team and is a natural at coaching and developing
  • Business Savvy and Financial Acumen

Key Responsibilities

Plans and implements long-term marketing portfolio strategy, including:

  • portfolio brand strategy and positioning
  • portfolio pricing strategy
  • innovation strategy (including brand renovation, extension & adjacency)
  • portfolio communication strategies

Leads and coaches their team in the planning and implementation of annual brand plans for their portfolio of brands

Works closely with their cross functional peers to ensure seamless integration and execution of consumer-led strategies (Insights, Sales, Customer Marketing, Finance, Operations)

Coaches the team on all aspects of brand management for portfolio or category of brands, including strategy, positioning, pricing, advertising / media, promotions, ROIC initiatives, and P&L management, with a keen eye to ongoing portfolio management.

Inspires and manages strong agency relationships with an impressive roster of partners in creative, design, media and PR.

Develops a strong marketing team by training and coaching in all elements of the business with a focus on portfolio, brand and communication strategy. Establishes clear goals and IDP’s.

Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned or required


  • Education: University Degree with focus on Marketing (MBA an asset)
  • Experience: 2+ years at Director level managing 5+ people within CPG or other consumer-centric industry; 10+ total years experience
  • Bilingual is an asset

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Benefits and Pension Plan
  • Product Allowances & Safe Ride Home Program
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of wine

Number of Openings:


We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.

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