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  • Legal Counsel

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    London

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    With unrivalled distilling heritage dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was founded in the UK in 2011 and has since developed a diverse, award-winning portfolio of premium spirits brands of outstanding quality, loved by consumers across the world.

     

    QB have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Counsel, to join the team, with 3-4 years of commercial legal experience with a top tier UK firm or excellent In-House team. You will be responsible for assisting the General Counsel to oversee all legal aspects within the business both in the UK and Internationally, including helping with all corporate legal processes, including intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financing transactions, compliance issues, agreements and lawsuits across all operating jurisdictions.

     

    We are looking for in an individual who can develop and maintain an up to date understanding of the industry and the sector and help develop company policy and positions on legal issues.  You will be able to foresee any opportunities and issues that may arise in the business day to day and be able to guide managers and executives to ensure the business complies with its legal obligations.

     

    We are a fast paced entrepreneurial, growing company so we are looking for someone with the drive and hunger to make a difference and demonstrate their knowledge and skill set. With a proven background in general commercial law, you’ll be delivering accurate and timely counsel to executives around a variety of legal topics.

     

    We are looking for an individual who is dedicated team player who shares the same ethos and entrepreneurial can-do attitude as well as values, a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements. You’ll be supported by the Groups General Counsel who will guide you through all relevant issues.

     

    This position will give you the opportunity to manage your own workload, take ownership of your responsibilities and gain experience within a fast-growing multinational group. You’ll be working alongside a passionate and dedicated team who will offer their support but, also give you the freedom to have a great degree of autonomy in your role.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

  • Accounts Assistant

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    Dublin

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    MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    Support the Finance Manager and Brand Home Manager in the provision of accurate and timely accounts, budgets and commercial analysis to support business decision making, and to help develop and implement financial   procedures

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    1.

    Daily cash and bank reconciliation. Reporting of any anomalies and explanations of such pursued

     

    2.

    Ensure EPOS procedures are adhered to, that all team members are fully trained on EPOS and conduct regular spot checks

     

    3.

    Daily inputting of all deliveries into EPOS stock system

     

    4.

    Organise and oversee monthly stocktake

     

    5.

    Support the Finance Manager & Brand Home Manager in ensuring the timely and complete recording of non-sales/purchase order process transactions

     

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    Manage the recording and reporting of overheads on a monthly basis

     

    7.

    Maintain accounting records relating to tour sales, restaurant sales and gift shop sales, ensuring all sales are accurately invoiced & recorded, and VAT and Duty is appropriately treated per Revenue regulations.

     

    8.

    Working alongside the Finance Manager to regularly review processes, identifying opportunities for   improvement

  • Bottling Operative

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    Warrington

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    Quintessential Brands Group is an independent international spirits business, with an exciting and diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France. With a global reach, and brand building capabilities, we distribute and supply to customers around the world.

     

    G&J have a new innovative and exciting role we are searching for a Bottling Operative, you will have an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial spirit in a role with an international focus. We are looking for an individual with drive and ambition to take us to the next level.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a demanding environment, and working to targets whilst multi-tasking, efficiently and accurately. The Bottling Operative role is all about maximising efficiency, being a team player. The combination of efficient line speed and consistent quality and cost of the product is the focus of deliverance.

     

    We will support you and ensure that you work collaboratively with Senior Team Members. We will provide you with a full training package with training packages to help you progress.

     

    The role is about meeting production to increase outputs and reduce time. You will be required to ensure that products are produced to the correct quality specification. You will be part of the daily cycle of liquid development.

     

    You will be supported via the Senior Team Leaders to ensure that we meet all our KPI’s and that they are compliant with Health and Safety requirements.

     

     You must be a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements. Working in fast-growing company in the spirits industry can be very demanding at times so you must relish a fast-paced environment.



    You’ll be working with our international business so we’re looking for someone with the ability to operate and influence effectively, demonstrating flexibility of style and communication skills.

     

    This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial Spirits business where you can add value and influence – if this sounds like the opportunity then we want to hear from you!

  • Business Development Manager

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    London

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    Quintessential Brands won The Independent Spirits Business award in 2018, we are a dynamic, ambitious business who pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit. We have a lot to shout about within the industry, which is why we are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our growing team.

     

    QB is looking for a dynamic entrepreneurial individual who can build on our already successful Brand portfolio. You’ll be the go to person who can determine and manage strategy plans to establish QB group as a leading Branded and Own Label supplier of RTD formatting with a direct focus.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a demanding environment, and working to targets whilst multi-tasking, efficiently and accurately. You will be the interface between internal and external stakeholders, driving alignment between businesses whilst progressing and maximizing every new opportunity.

     

     In this role you will be the key member in ensuring development projects are delivered successfully whilst working collaboratively with procurement and NPD. You will be able to identify and select new suppliers to deliver on new innovation.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly driven and motivated by results; consistent focus on delivery and execution of outstanding sales drivers. This is a very hands-on role where you will be involved in all aspects from initial enquiry to writing proposals, pitching and winning new business. You will have a strong capability in Excel and analysis of data and have an eye for detail and accuracy.

     

    The successful candidate will be able to Identify implementation of future trends in flavours, formats, occasions and commercial opportunities for branded and own Label. The role requires a skill set in conjunction to build on annual plans and commercial leadership. You will be able to establish CAMP profitability, in conjunction with QBPB and QBSS.

     

    The role requires a dynamic person to develop and improve the impact to the speed of market, commercialization offerings whilst, dealing with the costs of goods. You will be required to maximise plans for the miniature format, including gifting and commercial opportunities for QB as a leading Brand. Your experience will challenge where necessary to ensure that profitable solutions are found to drive QB’s growth strategy.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

  • Commercial Finance Manager

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    London

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen at Quintessential Brands. We are an independent International Spirits business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world class production capabilities.

     

    We are seeking a Commercial Finance Manager to join our London based team. You will be an integral business partner to the leading arm of the business (UK domestic market) and directly supporting regions, including Ireland and travel retail. The role will provide commercial support, develop commercial proposals and tenders and help shape these core growth platforms for the business.

     

    You will be a vital member of the FP&A team required to manage and drive process change, reporting and support the financial planning cycle.

     

    The ideal candidate will be able to develop and implement group control procedures, including balance sheet reconciliations, spend manager and overheads ownership. You will take ownership of the commercial proposal including pricing sign off, price list management, decision making through provision of P&Ls and working across the business to ensure all inputs are accurate.

     

    You will have operational experience including brand development, NPD and own label creation and will have the ability to engage in range reviews, promotional planning, ROI analysis and commercial tenders.

     

    Within this role, you will have responsibility for strategic long-term planning including growing business in support markets and GTR as well as group planning and reporting including budgets, forecasts and strategic plans. You will also have a strong understanding of S&OP, working closely with the production and supply to create a harmonised forecast/planning process.

     

    You will take ownership of business process development to drive new processes and document existing ones. The role will also involve being a business partner to the UK and Ireland Directors and their respective teams as well as providing any other support as required to the FP&A Director.

     

    Due to where some of our core stakeholders are based, you will have a willingness to travel to Ireland and Warrington on occasion.

     

    We are a fast paced, growing company so we are looking for someone with the drive and hunger to make a difference and demonstrate they are a pioneering spirit.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

     

  • Distilling Operative

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    Dublin

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    An exciting opportunity to join Dublin Liberties Distillery (part of the Quintessential Brands Group Ltd) and gain experience in a fast-growing multinational premium spirits business.

     

    This is a full-time, permanent position which will be based at our Mill Street site in Dublin 8.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in working within a demanding environment and working to production targets. The Distilling Operative Role will involve maximising efficiency but also being a team player. The combination of running the plant safely whilst maintaining a consistent quality of spirit and keeping cost of production within targets will be the key deliverables.

     

    You’ll be working closely with the Distilling Operations Manager, Engineering Department, Suppliers and Laboratory in a small but efficient team.

     

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for the production areas ensuring that Dublin Liberties Distillery brands meet quality, health and safety, efficiency and compliance parameters whilst contributing to continuous improvement.

     

    You will be required to ensure that products are produced to the correct quality specification.

     

    You will be supported by the Senior Team Leaders to ensure that we collectively meet all our KPI’s and that they are compliant with Health and Safety requirements.

     

    Experience required:

     

    • As a candidate you’ll have relevant experience in the past 12 months in a manufacturing/ production environment with experience of mechanical and electrical equipment/problem solving RCPS with proven knowledge of computer systems.
    • Working knowledge of risk standards e.g. Quality Assurance, Health and Safety, Environment – ISO and BRC standards.
    • Laboratory Testing experience
    • Ability to communicate well both orally and in written form – shift handovers working as a team across both areas.
    • Able to understand and comply with written English documents.
    • Verbal and Numerical reasoning
    • Must be competent in the use of a computer and familiar with Windows.

     

    Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

     

    • Distilling
    • Engineering maintenance fitter or Electrical maintenance electrician

     

     

    This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial Spirits business where you can add value and influence – if this sounds like the opportunity then we want to hear from you!

  • Finance Analyst

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    London

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    MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    Provide financial support to ensure the efficient, timely and accurate delivery of management accounts and other financial information for multiple QB group companies

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

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    Delivery monthly management accounts for all commercial entities, including report preparation and journal   posting.

     

    2.

    Ownership of weekly commercial reporting

     

    3.

    Manage commercial balance sheet reconciliations for all group trade and marketing accruals.

     

    4.

    Work with the FP&A team to create documentation relating to existing business processes

     

    5.

    Support pricing decision making through provision of P&Ls, working across the business to ensure all inputs are accurate

     

    6.

    Supporting the creation of budgets and forecasts output through handling and modelling with all commercial inputs to the process

     

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    Manage FP&A monthly reporting timetable

     

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    Provide any other support as required by the FP&A team

     

     

     

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

        
    • Issue monthly/weekly management accounts to the commercial finance managers for review.
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    • Completing periodic control documents including balance sheet reconciliations for commercial transactions.
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    • Ensure all output is reconciled, accurate and is delivered in line with group finance policy.
    • Support the FP&A team in the delivery of accurate information to the business on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Global Marketing Manager

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    London

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    One of the fastest growing gins in the world, having grown twelve-fold in 7 years, Greenall’s is embarking on the next stage of its prolific gin journey.

     

    Greenall’s, The Original Handcrafted British Gin founded in 1761, forms the backbone of Quintessential Brands’ portfolio of premium spirits, and its rich heritage and legacy has a significant bearing on the Company’s culture and ethos today.

     

    As Quintessential Brand’s biggest brand, rapidly approaching 500k 9L cases, Greenall’s is set to capitalise on its strong foundations, rich heritage and impressive traction as it continues to carve out its unique position in the dynamic gin category.

     

    QB is seeking an innovative Global Marketing Manager, who has an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial spirit focus. You’ll be inputting into our global initiatives to drive profitable and sustainable brand growth for Greenalls. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a smart, commercially savvy, strategic thinker to bring their exceptional marketing skills to the world of premium drinks managing a portfolio of brands with a global presence in multiple markets.

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company. You’ll be working closely with the company’s International Brand Director; the successful candidate will lead and execute on diverse projects.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in a lead role in evolving and inputting into a brand strategy, with the ability to foresee that it remains current and aligned to trends, category evolution to ensure that it provides QB with a competitive edge.

     

    The role will require a candidate who can oversee the implementation of all global initiatives, this includes distribution partners in international markets. You will be building on an already successful portfolio and executing a strong ROI.

     

    In this role you will also be required to define and deliver the global communications plan as well as brand NPD pipeline, implementing innovative liquids and packaging as part of the brand strategy. The candidate will be the interface between internal and external stakeholders, driving alignment between businesses whilst progressing and maximizing every new opportunity.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, and you would like to be part of an entrepreneurial team then we want to hear from you!

     

     

  • HR Advisor

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    Warrington

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    With unrivalled heritage, and provenance dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was established in 2011 with a big ambition. We were voted Independent Spirit Producer in 2018 and are exciting and dynamic business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France.

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Advisor to join the business in Warrington to support in delivering the people agenda!

     

    You will report into a HR Business Partner who supports Commercial and Group departments such as Sales, Brands and Finance delivering best practice in processes and procedures.

     

    In this role, you will have experience within HR previously including working in a position where you have been the first point of call and supported management with queries on processes or policies. You will work with key management stakeholders internally so will be personable with an ability to influence and provide guidance.

     

    As a HR Advisor, you will support with recruitment for the area, organising and attending interviews and managing the process end to end suggesting improvements to the process and innovative ideas to ensure we are positioned within the market. You will also manage absence within the area and manage low level employee relations matters ensuring the business is compliant and follows process.

     

    The successful candidate will have effective communication skills and the ability to listen and find innovative solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment. You will have attention to detail and a proven track record in integrating processes, procedures and a common culture across multiple sites in different countries creating a best in class manufacturing strategy.

     

    As Quintessential Brands is a fast-paced entrepreneurial business, you will have excellent time management skills with an ability to organise and prioritise tasks. In addition, you will have the creative flair to input into value adding projects and work closely with the HR Business Partner in the delivery of projects.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business and support this growth from a HR perspective by playing a pivotal role in delivering the value-added HR strategy.

     

    If you want to make a difference to a growing team and have the courage to work for an exciting business like Quintessential Brands, then we want to hear from you!

     

     

  • HR Business Partner

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    With unrivalled heritage, and provenance dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was established in 2011 with a big ambition. Voted Independent Spirit Producer in 2018 we are an exciting and dynamic business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France.

     

    We are entrepreneurial in our spirit and have the courage to win that makes us Pioneering Spirits of the industry. We are looking for a HR Business Partner to join the business who will play a central role in delivering the people agenda. Reporting directly into the HR Director you will be the Operational Business Partner for our Manufacturing Facilities delivering best practice processes and procedures.

     

    In this role you will have experience within FMCG and Operational working environments and a proven track record as a successful Business Partner. Working with key management stakeholders internally you will be personable with an ability to influence and challenge to ensure effective HR practices.

     

    You will lead on multiple HR change projects as the business and it’s needs continue to evolve designing processes and procedures too add value during the employee life cycle. You will manage end to end talent acquisition pipelines and succession planning supporting a high-performance culture within our manufacturing facilities supporting the strategy of being best in class.

     

    The successful candidate will have effective communication skills and the ability to listen and find innovative solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment. You will have attention to detail and a proven track record in integrating processes, procedures and a common culture across multiple sites in different countries creating a best in class manufacturing strategy.

     

    Quintessential Brands is a fast paced entrepreneurial business, you will have excellent time management skills with an ability to organise and prioritise tasks. In addition, you will have the creative flair and the autonomy to implement value adding HR initiatives at a local level to support the businesses growth plan.

     

    If you want to make a difference to a business and have the courage to work for an exciting business like Quintessential Brands then we want to hear from you!

  • Key Account Manager (Off Trade Convenience & Online)

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    Are you ready to take your next adventure? Do you have what it takes to work for one of the fastest-growing drinks companies in the world? Do you crave the freedom to make a real impact in your role that the big corporate drinks companies can’t offer? Then Quintessential Brands may be the company you’re looking for…

     

    About Us

     

    In just six years, Quintessential Brands has grown from being a handful of dynamic individuals in a small Soho office, united in their mission to take on the big corporations dominating the drinks industry, to a successful, multi-faceted, independent drinks company with world-class manufacturing facilities, a team of nearly 300 around the world and a presence in over 150 markets.

     

    Today, our range of award-winning spirits: Opihr, Bloom, Thomas Dakin, Don Papa Rum are just a few of our premium portfolio which are some of the fastest-growing premium brands in their categories worldwide.Our passionate and creative team is dedicated to continuing our success and having a good time while we do it (we are a drinks industry after all!)

     

    About the Role

     

    As a result of recent successes, we currently have an excitingKey Account Manager (Off Trade Convenience and Online) Role, which will be field based.

     

    The successful candidate for this permanent, full time position will be required to develop sales, distribution, visibility and activation opportunities that fit with shopper missions in convenience. In addition, you will identify opportunities for additional listings, exclusive packs and drive enhanced rate of sale through customer management and by implementing a range of marketing initiatives.

     

    You will develop sales, activation, visibility, awareness, ease of shop and loyalty opportunities that fit with shopper visits to retailer online platforms and raise awareness of our brands to consumers. The role also entails delivering enhanced profitability dovetailing promotional activity with main retail estates.

     

    The role requires the successful candidate to develop a sustainable plan that delivers customer value and profitability within the Off-Trade Retail Channel through the development and implementation of the channel sales strategies. You will also proactively build external relationships directly and in directly across your customer base.

     

    You will develop and assist in the implementation of bespoke plans for specific on trade retailers with guidance from the commercial manager responsible for the customer agenda, based on the over-arching brand strategy, delivering category growth and development of our brands and private label.

    Another key aspect of this role is working with 3rd party brand owners developing brand activation plans together with managing, tracking and overseeing brand owner spend and investment.

     

    About You

     

    You will have sales experience with a major branded FMCG company as well as a passion for grocery and the drinks industry. You will have a good understanding of customer and business P&L’s with strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

     

    This role may involve evening and weekend work on an ad-hoc basis.

  • Marketing Assistant

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    London

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    With unrivalled heritage, and provenance dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was established in 2011 with a big ambition. We were voted Independent Spirit Producer in 2018 and are exciting and dynamic business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France.

     

    We are entrepreneurial in our spirit and have the courage to win that makes us Pioneering Spirits of the industry. We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join the business in London to work as part of the Global Marketing team in supporting the delivery of marketing plans and tools for the international markets to implement.

     

    In this role, you will provide administrative support for the Global Brand Teams by raising Purchase Order, approving invoices for payment, tracking marketing budgets and managing the send out of samples. You will also manage the office storage and event stock as well as arrange off site team meeting and conferences (plus internal and some consumer events).

     

    As a Marketing Assistant, you will collate monthly reports, build presentations and manage and keep up to date our internal brand asset library (BrandHub). The successful candidate will be able to adapt and be proactive in supporting the team in ever changing situations. We are looking for someone who is a highly efficient, organised multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.

     

    As Quintessential Brands is a fast-paced entrepreneurial business, you will have a diligent and hard-working approach to work bringing energy and efficiency to your work daily. You will have the confidence to chase work or responses if needed as well as communicate with senior member of staff.

     

    If you want to make a difference to a business and have the courage to work for an exciting business like Quintessential Brands then we want to hear from you!

  • Multi skilled Shift Engineer

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    Warrington

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    Job Description

    Quintessential Brands is one of the fastest growing gins in the world, having grown twelve-fold in 7 years, Greenall’s is embarking on the next stage of its prolific gin journey.

     

    Greenall’s, The Original Handcrafted British Gin founded in 1761, forms the backbone of Quintessential Brands’ portfolio of premium spirits, and its rich heritage and legacy has a significant bearing on the Company’s culture and ethos today.

     

    G&J are seeking an innovative Multi skilled Shift Engineer who has an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial focus. You will be educated to a minimum of ONC (or equivalent) with an understanding of how a packaging maintenance function works.

     

    In this hands-on and dynamic role, you’ll be working closely with the company’s Engineering Manager and if successful will lead and execute diverse projects, conduct periodic maintenance checks, plan equipment upgrades / modifications, identify deviations from standard, investigate equipment breakdowns to root cause and monitor the performance of equipment after repairs have been carried out.

     

    We are looking for someone who can influence effectively with strong communication skills, able to provide analysis of corrective actions to eradicate issues impacting performance. A team player who can support and coach production teams to meet ongoing objectives. You will be given opportunities to develop both personally and technically.  

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

  • NPI Coordinator - 6 months FTC

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    Warrington

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    We have an exciting opportunity for a NPI Project Co-ordinator to join the business in Warrington for a fixed term period of 6 months.

     

    You will report into the NPI Manager, to project manager complex innovation for Quintessential Brands.

     

    For this role, you will have proven project management capabilities and results in a manufacturing environment.  In addition, you should have a proactive and self- motivated learning style and a proven ability to manage business complexity and multiple priorities. 

     

    The successful candidate will have effective communication and influencing skills in order to get things done across the business.  You will have attention to detail and excellent presentation skills with the ability to develop and deliver clear messages to different audiences across the business. 

     

    As Quintessential Brands is a fast-paced entrepreneurial business, you will have excellent time management skills with an ability to organise and prioritise tasks. In addition, you will have the creative flair to input into value adding projects and work closely with the HR Business Partner in the delivery of projects.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business and support this growth from an NPI perspective by playing a supportive role within the department.

     

    If you want to make a difference to a growing team and have the courage to work for an exciting business like Quintessential Brands, then we want to hear from you!

     

     



    Requirements

    The key skills required are:

     

    • Proven Project Management capabilities and results in a manufacturing environment
    • A proactive and self-motivated learning style
    • Proven ability to manage business complexity and multiple priorities
    • Commercially savvy/ability to see the bigger picture and join the dots
    • Innovative approach to complex problem solving
    • Excellent communication and influencing skills to get things done up and across the business
    • Proven ability to lead and align teams in a virtual environment
    • Excellent presentation skills – ability to develop and deliver clear messages to different audiences across the business
    • Language skills preferable.

  • PA to Co-Founders & Directors

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    London

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    Job Description

    Do you have what it takes to work for one of the fastest-growing drinks companies in the world? Do you crave the freedom to make a real impact in your role that the big corporate drinks companies can’t offer? Then Quintessential Brands may be the company you’re looking for…

     

    About Us

     

    In just six years, Quintessential Brands has grown from being a handful of dynamic individuals in a small Soho office, united in their mission to take on the big corporations dominating the drinks industry, to a successful, multi-faceted, independent drinks company with world-class manufacturing facilities, a team of nearly 300 around the world and a presence in over 150 markets.

     

    Today, our range of award-winning spirits includes some of the fastest-growing premium brands in their categories worldwide and our passionate and creative team is dedicated to continuing our success and having a good time while we do it (we are a drinks industry after all!).

     

    About the Role

     

    This role has the responsibility for the efficient and smooth running of all aspects of the Co-Founders and some of the senior team’s diary management: acting as the gatekeeper, maintaining effective relationships and communications across all levels of the wider team as well as with external corporate contacts.

     

    You will be responsible for maintaining the diaries of senior personnel within the business and proactively dealing with conflicts as they arise.  This includes organising international travel, accommodation and facilities for the CEO and his team, via our online travel booking portal.  In addition, you will manage all monthly executive meetings and weekly calls, ensuring board packs are prepared and collated in a timely manner.  For the whole team, you will take ownership of the internal procedures for monthly personal cash and corporate credit card expenses. 

     

    Acting as a point of contact for the office and wider group, you will liaise with members of the company and support our global teams and business leads, when they visit the UK. The successful candidate will have excellent inter personal skills and the ability to communicate effectively building relationships with key stakeholders. In addition, you will support the Office Manager in welcoming visitors to the office, the successful candidate will be organised and have the ability to prioritise in a fast-paced environment. You will maintain the general company email and act as the first point of contact for general QB queries.

     

    About You

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience at working with multiple senior members of a company and in developing and maintaining complex and ever-changing diaries: ensuring all international travel, accommodation and facilities are in place. You will be an effective communicator and have the ability to listen and find innovative solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment.  Attention to detail is essential as, is a proven track record in preparing reports and presentations using Word sand PowerPoint.  You will need to be flexible to meets the demands of this entrepreneurial business and have excellent time management skills with an ability to organise and prioritise tasks.

     

    If this role sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then we’d like to hear from you!

  • Product Costing Analyst (Maternity Cover - 12 Month FTC)

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    Warrington

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen at Quintessential Brands. We are an independent International Spirits business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world class production capabilities.

     

    QB have a new innovative and exciting role, we are seeking a Product Costing Analyst (Maternity cover FTC 12 months). We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual keen to further their career within Finance.

     

    The ideal candidate will be able to communicate and correspond clearly and concisely with our suppliers and internal stakeholders to respond to enquiries as well as follow through, research and resolve discrepancies and issues, whilst maintaining accurate product costs for new and existing products.

     

    You must be a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements. We are a fast paced, growing company so we are looking for someone with the drive and hunger to make a difference and demonstrate they are a pioneering spirit, using your knowledge.

     

    Within this role you will be maintaining product costs within the ERP systems. You will provide support and analytical reports around cost of goods. You will provide forecasting information and subsequent maintenance of NPD costing database. Your skill set will be required to effectively examine the business requirements and transform this into monthly management accounts around the cost of goods.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

     

  • Quality Assurance Technician

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    Warrington

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    Job Description

    MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    • To assist the Quality Laboratory Manager in all aspects of their role
    • To perform quality audit checks of in process products, finished products, factory hygiene and procedures
    • To provide effective support to the department and production   to enable the company to achieve, maintain and increase its quality status 
    • To ensure that all products are processed in accordance with the specification, to meet the demands of the customer

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Performance

    • To perform specified tasks and work under own initiative
    • To perform additional tasks as requested by the Quality   Laboratory Manager
    • To constantly challenge and improve standards

     

    People

    • Working as part of a team of QA Technicians
    • Responsible for his/her own safety and the safety of other people in the working area
    • Participate in training as required
    • Report any dangerous activity or situation immediately to enable speedy rectification
    • Operate and move within the company premises in a safe manner so as not to risk injury to   others
    • To maintain a high degree of both product and personal   safety in accordance with HSE, EHO & HMRC requirements, ensuring adherence to all legislative requirements

     

    Organisational

    •   The job holder will be expected to work unsupervised
    •   To organise own work load
    •   To complete tasks in a timely manner

     

    Financial

    • Responsible for commercially sensitive information
    • Responsible for the correct filing of information and samples, so that documents and samples are fully traceable
    • Responsible for ensuring that the correct product quality is achieved at all times
    • Responsible for ensuring the correct product information is available at all times
    • Responsible for ensuring that legal paperwork is completed correctly and to the appropriate standard by production
    • Responsible for ensuring the volume checks meet HMRC requirements
    • Responsible for the input of accurate data into the various databases
    • Responsible for recording and checking information and liaison with internal departments
    • Responsible for expensive, delicate laboratory equipment.    Expected to know how to operate all equipment within the area
    • Use of equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with all instructions and training

     

    Communications & Reporting

    • Fully informed colleagues
    • Fully informed Quality Laboratory Manager / Systems and   Process Manager / QA Manager

     

    General & Attributes

    • Initiative should be taken
    • The job holder would be expected to recognize potential problems which could result in production downtime and act accordingly
    • The job holder would be expected to react swiftly to any production schedule change, due to breakdowns or packaging shortages in order to minimize lost production
    • When necessary make sound and informed decisions without prior reference to the Quality Laboratory Manager
    • The job holder has a degree of autonomy when making decisions

  • Senior Brand Manager - Irish Whiskey

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    Location:

    Dublin 2

    Department:

    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity to join Quintessential Brands Group and gain experience of a fast-growing multinational business.

     

    This is a full-time position which will be based in Dublin.

     

    What will you be doing?

     

    You will support the Brand Director in the development of the Irish Whiskey portfolio internationally by leading on brand projects, execution of local market strategy and commercial management across the Irish Whiskey portfolio.

     

    You will develop 3 year and annual plans for the Irish Whiskey brands, identifying the key commercial opportunities and development of bespoke strategies across BMU. You will also take ownership of NPD programme across the portfolio, including new SKU, brand and variant development.

     

    You will drive Brand Market Activation by developing a suite of tools for international markets and identification of gaps within the portfolio. Leading the implementation of creative communications, digital and PR strategy across brand portfolio you will ensure our Whiskey portfolio is hot on everyone’s lips whilst working with and ensuring our Irish Whiskey Brand ambassadors reinforce this in the trade.

     

    Who are you?

     

    You will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience within brand management in an FMCG business, you the ideal candidate having drinks industry experience.

     

    We are looking for someone who is a self-starter with experience in project and infrastructure management whilst being able to demonstrate leadership in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.

     

    You will have proven negotiation skills with commercial acumen being confident with the ability to present and influence. You will have experience in working with a P&L and the ability to analyse marketing metrics.

     

    You are a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements.  Working in fast-growing company in the spirits industry can be very demanding at times so you must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

     

    You’ll be working with our international business so we’re looking for someone with the ability to operate and influence effectively across different cultures, demonstrating flexibility of style and communication skills.

     

    Why join us?

     

    Recently revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year - UK by Corporate Insider in the Business Excellence Awards 2018, Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks industry in the last decade.

     

    We’ve got to where we are today thanks to our people, who all share the same entrepreeurial, can-do attitude and values. We are dedicated to unlocking the vast potential we believe we are yet to fully realise and to making Quintessential Brands an even greater place to work.

     

    This position will give you the opportunity to manage your own workload, take ownership of your responsibilities and gain experience within a multinational group. You’ll be working alongside a passionate and dedicated team who will offer their support but also give you the freedom to have total autonomy in your role.

     

  • Still House Operative

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    Location:

    Warrington

    Department:

    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity to join G & J Distillers (part of the Quintessential Brands Group Ltd) and gain experience of a fast-growing multinational premium spirits business.

     

    This is a full-time, permanent position which will be based at our Warrington site.

     

    What will you be doing? 

     

    Working under the supervision of the Lead Operator and reporting into the Head Distiller, the successful candidate will learn how to manufacture alcoholic beverages, using necessary equipment and processes, to the appropriate quality standards that meet demand schedules.

     

    You will ensure all KPI’s are achieved and are compliant with Health and Safety requirements. 

     

    You will conduct your work safely, efficiently and diligently at all times, preserve and protect the business values of the company and support the business mission as required. In addition, you will respond to your managers and director’s requests promptly with absolute transparency, accuracy and quality of advice and information.

     

    You will also be required to assist and support the daily cycle of liquid development. Your key responsibilities will include the following:

     

    • To Complete all tasks in line with Departmental SOE / SOP & H&S requirements to ensure correct procedures are followed
    • To maintain a high standard of customer services by ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely and effective manner
    • To use mechanical handling equipment in a safe and effective manner
    • To ensure high standards of cleanliness to meet expected standards for Internal and External auditing bodies
    • To be fully flexible to any changes that arise in line with new business requirements
    • Health and Safety responsibility, including maintaining risk assessments within area of responsibility
    • To provide involvement in continuous improvement
    • To achieve 99.8 % stock accuracy including stock take activities
    • To  demonstrate a commitment to customer service excellence
    • Other ad hoc responsibilities as required from time to time

     

     

    Who are you?

     

    You are a diligent individual who can work within strict guidelines to ensure compliance to company and legal requirements. You should have a genuine can-do attitude and be able to demonstrate an eye for detail and a practical approach to problem solving, with the ability to work unsupervised. You will also have familiarity with alcoholic beverage techniques (brewery, wine etc) 

     

    Why join us?

     

    Recently revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year - UK by Corporate Insider in the Business Excellence Awards 2018, Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks industry in the last decade.

     

    We’ve got to where we are today thanks to our people, who all share the same entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and values. We are dedicated to unlocking the vast potential we believe we are yet to fully realise and to making Quintessential Brands an even greater place to work.

     

    This position will give you the opportunity to manage your own workload, take ownership of your responsibilities and gain experience within a multinational group.

  • UK E - Commerce & Digital Activation Manager

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    Location:

    London

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    Job Description

    With unrivalled distilling heritage dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was founded in the UK in 2011 and has since developed a diverse, award-winning portfolio of premium spirits brands of outstanding quality, loved by consumers across the world.

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for an E-Commerce & Digital Activation Manager, to join the team. You will be responsible for leading all the digital activation plans across the UK Market and making sure our fantastic portfolio is communicated effectively online

     

    Reporting to the UK Marketing Director, you will work collaboratively with the Global communications Team and Global Brand teams to develop consumer engagement through best in class digital activation that links to our social & PR plans.  

     

    The role requires a dynamic person to develop and execute across the online channels of on & Off Trade customers.

     

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the digital space, understands how to enhance our brand plans, develop digital-first activation ideas and able to enhance our brand visibility on various E-Commerce platforms.

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company that is experiencing rapid growth.  The UK Marketing team has grown rapidly over the last 12 months, and we are looking for candidates who wish to join a friendly, passionate team.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, then we want to hear from you!





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