BRAND MANAGER PRESTIGE CHAMPAGNES MH AUSTRIA (Maternity leave replacement limited contract)

  • Company: Moët Hennessy Austria
  • Country / Region : Austria
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: Marketing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: MHE01202
  • Date of publication: 2021.03.16


Moët Hennessy encompasses the wines and spirits activities of LVMH, world leader of the luxury sector; present in more than 150 countries, sharing the culture of excellence, tradition, innovation and authenticity of the Maisons all around the world.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Brand Manager to join our marketing team based in Vienna. The successful candidate will be responsible of the crafting of our consumer's experiences through local 360 activations and project based activations encompassing Austria, Germany and Switzerland (AGS).  


What responsibilities will you have?


  • Develop and implement brand plans across all touchpoints (ATL, BTL). Ensure tracking of results and recommend adjustments to plans accordingly.
  • Lead strategic development of annual brand plans/three year plans in accordance with brand, sales and financial targets and in line with global strategies.
  • Be responsible for communication and custodianship of brand strategies internally and influence the commercial agenda of the brand in line with the brand objectives.
  • Achieve sales and profit contribution.



  • Set objectives with the On & Off-trade sales teams, jointly developing plans for channels and key accounts ((direct or via AGS (Austria-Germany-Switzerland) marketing center)).
  • Work with the AGS marketing center to develop and evaluate trade focused programmes.
  • Be accountable for the development, implementation and control of brand activations.



  • Collaborate with the AGS PR & Communication Team to agree on PR objectives, develop focused PR strategies / activations, and set KPIS.
  • Brief / work in cooperation (jointly with the AGS media manager) with the media agency to develop impactful and successful media plans.
  • Brief (direct or via AGS marketing center) creative/production agencies. Set budgets. Oversee execution. Evaluate results.
  • Represent Prestige Champagne brands towards trade, media, consumers and colleagues in tastings and presentations.



  • Take direct responsibility for budgetary control of brand with monthly reporting.
  • Regular reporting and analysis of brand performance and key KPIs
  • Work with the finance/controlling teams to agree on forecasts and allocations.
  • Work closely with the customer service team and logistics.
  • Regularly spend time in trade and keep up to date with competitor activity across the marketing mix



Degree Level / Master's Degree - Business Administration or related, with emphasis Marketing



German & English fluent written & spoken


Professional experience & know how:

Luxury industry, drink industry experience is a plus, strong brand management experience (minimum 4-5 years of experience)


Technical & management skills:

Business thinking

Strong commercial skills

Structured and methodological approach.

Pro-active leadership skills.

Ability to develop relationships, good presentation and ability to interact at senior level in large corporations

Excellent communicator & team player

Project management skills


Personal & interpersonal skills:

Drive for results 

Solutions orientated

Drive for Creativity / Innovation

Influencing and negotiating Skills

Attention to detail

Effective team player, collaborative

Affinity to wines and spirits category

Dealing with ambiguity


Full time contract

Start date: May 2021, earlier if possible

Duration: limited to probably 1 year

Based in Vienna

The minimum salary under the collective agreement is EUR 1,700 per month. Depending on qualification and professional experience, an overpayment is intended.