Team Lead – Smartwater, Houston

Smartwater

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Brand Overview:

 

The Coca-Cola Company is a total beverage company with products sold in more than 200 countries and territories. Our company’s purpose is to refresh the world and make a difference. Our portfolio of brands includes Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, and other sparkling soft drinks. Our hydration, sports, coffee, and tea brands include Dasani, Smartwater, Vitaminwater, Powerade, Costa, Gold Peak, Peace, and Honest. Our nutrition, juice, dairy, and plant-based beverage brands include Minute Maid, Simply, and fairlife. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We seek to positively impact people’s lives, communities and the planet through water replenishment, packaging recycling, sustainable sourcing practices and carbon emissions reductions across our value chain.

 

Position Overview:

The smartwater Team Lead is responsible for building brand loyalty in assigned territory by executing marketing and sales programs that connect consumers with the brand. This position is responsible for successful identification and execution of promotional events, retail demo execution, and working with distributor partners. Full product knowledge and understanding of product benefits is required. This is a field position working in a variety of locations.  The ideal candidate works hard, is a self-starter, and is looking to be a part of an exciting, fast-paced, innovative company that’s making a difference.

The position is a 3-month contract role through JBCStyle.

 

Department:  Field Marketing

Reports to:  Regional Marketing Manager

Manages: Agency Resources

Location:  Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

 

  • Work closely with the RMM to establish weekly priorities and areas of focus
  • Act as ambassador for the brand by reaching out to key members of the community aligned with the smartwater brand pillars
  • Elevate local community relationships to build brand love
  • Execute impactful seedings, activations, and events
  • Hire, train, schedule, and manage team of brand ambassadors
  • Source consumer events that fit brands target demographics
  • Manage event logistics including pre-event, event set-up, event execution and break-down
  • Maintain accuracy of product inventory, accept product deliveries, and manage the storage unit
  • Load and drive vehicle to events, product drops, and sales blitzes
  • Create excitement and positive experience for consumers
  • Deliver timely event and seeding recaps

Requirements:

  • Must live IN Houston market - strong geographic knowledge of the market is a must
  • 1 – 2-year relevant experience in events, promotions, consumer marketing or community marketing
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule depending on the weeks objectives (NOT a traditional M-F, 9-5)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills (verbal/written) with the ability to interact effectively internally as well as with external contacts
  • Access to smartphone and computer for reporting
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Must excel in multi-tasking within a fast-paced organization.

About JBCStyle

  • •              JBCStyle is a global consumer search firm stitching together talented, passionate people and the trendsetting companies who are defining our creative consumer future. As the leading full-service search firm we have unparalleled access to the decision-makers who need your talents and can elevate your career. Whether your background is in field, retail, creative, or corporate, we provide the guidance and worldwide connections you need to keep moving forward.  If you are looking for a consumer career, then JBCStyle is the pinnacle of contingent search with a growing footprint worldwide! Our expertise is in corporate, field and store level retail roles across the U.S. and Europe. JBCStyle was founded and headquartered in NYC in early 2006.  JBCStyle has offices and an extensive network of recruiters in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, London, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam and various satellite locations.
  • •              JBCStyle is an equal opportunity employer and offers benefits to full-time and part-time employees including, medical, dental, vision and Paid Time Off (PTO). All final candidates will be asked to complete a background check, including driving record, education, employment, and criminal records.
  • •              No third party recruiters please!
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