Business Development Coordinator-Scotch Whisky

Other Marketing Role
Employment Type:
Full Time
Edinburgh and Lothians
Brown Forman
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Job Description:

Role scope:

To support the Business Development team and support Brown-Forman regional and local teams. To act as a point of contact for Production, Logistics & Customer Service when needed, particularly during weeks when the business development managers are travelling and out of the country.


Support development and management of the global limited release programme e.g. Single cask and Cask Strength batches, wood finishes, limited editions, special cask releases, annual vintages etc.

Receipt and despatch of samples in cooperation with distillery, blending and shipping teams.

Liaise with customer services, finance, logistics, production planning, supply chain management and quality control.

Help organise inbound visits to Scotland by BF teams

Assist with creation of presentations for meetings or master class tasting events

Assist with creation of sales reports, allocations analysis updates & reporting.

Category analysis

Track and monitor stock of both core and limited release products using SAP

Support allocation management for SKUs on global allocation

Completion of monthly expenses for the Director of Global Business Development.

Management of BDM & Brand Ambassador calendar.

Assist the BDMs with ad hoc tasks and projects as needed.


Collaborative team player, who can adapt and flex to what the team and business needs, and build strong working relationships based on trust.

Curious, analytical mind and approach, which looks for and embraces continuous improvement.

Creative thinker, who brings ideas and new opportunities into the team, which add business value.

Courage to respectfully and positively challenge status quo, with an eye on business added value, and to raise potential issues in a constructive, timely manner.

A Champion of their role, behavioural role model, with a calm, positive, 'can do' attitude, who treats others with respect at all times.


Project management, commercial acumen, numeracy, business analytics, attention to detail, Microsoft Office (including Excel).

Strong data analysis and interpretation.

Strong time management skills.

Capable of handling portfolio complexity and multiple tasks effectively and efficiently under pressure.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Certificate of further education (university/college). Bachelor's Degree BA.

Approx. 5 years' experience in an administrative role with customer service experience.

Location: Newbridge, Edinburgh. Occasional travel to distilleries, London office, whisky shows at weekends (UK & abroad) may be required.

About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's & Cola, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman's brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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