Guinness Global Brand Team Assistant

The context:
Are you looking for a challenging assistant role? We are looking for a real team player with an initiative, excellent organisational skills and a high degree of flexibility.

This role within the Guinness GBT is to provide a proactive, efficient and quality support to the Global Brand Team & Diageo Licensing Teams enabling them to focus on key business issues.  The role manages the administrative and support activities to ensure effective operation of the wider team. It also includes managing projects assigned by the Global Brand Team, such as Guinness Master Class, Extended Team events, contract support and 3rd party liaison for the licensing business and managing the Global Guinness Community.

The Role
As Guinness Global Brand Team & Diageo Licensing Assistant you will:
  • Maintain the balance between urgent and routine issues, work well under pressure and effectively allocates time to key activities and understands the needs of the team.
  • Excellent execution of all administration activities creates space and freedom for others to deliver their outcomes.
  • Make sure that the team have clarity on their responsibilities and understand what assistance is available to them and solutions are developed by using experience and thinking creatively
  • Effectively coordinate events and all costs and ensure that support documentation for licensing activities is up to date, complete and in line with the Diageo business policies
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders and checks for understanding and creates harmonious relationships.
  • Push self and others to high work standards and quality of output and make a positive difference to business performance
  • Prioritises activities, contacts, meetings, venues & arrangements and travels for the team
  • Show pride in Diageo and act as a positive representative of the company and our reputation
  • Partners with 3rd party licensees and agencies as required.

The Person
You will have knowledge and experience of the following:
  • Experience in a role requiring similar transferable skills and capabilities as this position. Previous experience in a senior support role would be essential.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of common software packages
  • Strong organisational and administration capability
  • Using initiative to overcome barriers
  • Ability to manage peaks in workload and multi-task
  • Needs to be able to develop strong relationships within the Global team, across all markets and at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Has a passion for our brands, our customers and our consumers and takes an active interest in the business agenda.

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch.
Guinness Global Brand Team Assistant