Job Status: Filled

Portfolio Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Mark Anthony Group (

  Vancouver, British Columbia

The Bacchus Group is the fastest growing wine distributor in Western Canada. We are customer obsessed and make it our goal to provide the best service to both our suppliers world wide and our customers in the West. The role is essential to succeeding in our growth plans and keeping the team on track for the next year. 

The Portfolio Manager manages all Bacchus brands by providing support to our suppliers, as well as support to the sales organization. This person is responsible for short and long term strategic planning and supplier communication. They will lead the marketing team on a day to day basis.

The day to day:

  • Accountable for the day-to-day business management, including P&L oversight of all brands
  • Lead and prepare the brand positioning work and ensure clarity of consumer motivations are reflected in every element of our plan
  • Develop annual brand plans with defined channel strategy by tier and province for each supplier in portfolio
  • Own the process of updating and communicating changes to Supplier A&P plans as required following the quarterly LE process to ensure internal and external stakeholders are advised of changes and necessary actions are taken
  • Own and track agency supplier budgets
  • Lead and coach the Trade Marketing Specialist and Sales Coordinator, through regular business reviews and structured training.
  • Own all supplier annual plans completed and presented to supplier before the commencement of the supplier’s fiscal year

Do you have what it takes?

  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive Sales or Marketing experience, preferably in beer/wine/spirits industry or CPG industry
  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Commerce or related from a recognized institution
  • WSET Level I minimum.
  • Effective leadership and strategic influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions, business units and geographies – a strong background in a matrix organization is beneficial
  • Effective business systems thinker and a good understanding of business process knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Strong stakeholder management focus

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