Trade Marketing Specialist – Premium Cigars

Jobs Facts

Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Trade Marketing Specialist – Premium Cigars
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Industry: Tobacco (Cigars)
Market: US Domestic
Reports: none
Traveling: 50%
Languages: English only
Salary Range (USD): $50k base
Benefits: Health Insurance + 401k
Visa: Must have a valid US work authorization
Job ID: JO-1703-485


Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this Trade Marketing Specialist position is a worldwide leader in tobacco (cigars) with an office in Fort Lauderdale dedicated to the US domestic market.

Job Description

  • Analyze market strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  • Create and develop promotional programs
  • Development and implement innovative marketing campaigns
  • Manage and upload content for CMS for digital platform order entry platform
  • Liaise with sales team on activities and activation plans/objectives
  • Compile and implement monthly trade newsletter and internal trade bulletin
  • Coordinate trade show plans and execution
  • Monitor MAP policy and catalog tracking of advertising and promotions


  • 4-year college degree (Marketing, Business or Communications preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ direct marketing and project management
  • Planning, implementation and execution skills required with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills, with proven ability to take the initiative and take action where needed
  • Strong partnership skills for use in both internal and external communities to develop and execute sales and marketing plans
  • Creativity in developing event ideas & new ways to connect customers and associates
  • Experience in planning special events
  • Ability to engage & influence others to participate in event activities
  • Strong skills in PowerPoint, Word & Excel.
  • Positive, enthusiastic and team orientated
  • Premium Cigar Knowledge is a plus
  • Familiarity with Salesforce (business intelligence tool) is a plus
  • Appreciated previous experience: Altadis, Altria, BAT, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, JTI, Japan Tobacco International, Philip Morris International, RJ Reynold’s, Bacardi, Diageo, Moet Hennessy, Pernod Ricard, Remy Cointreau, Mars, Unilever, P&G, Procter & Gamble, Coty
  • Appreciated previous titles: Trade Marketing Specialist, Trade Marketing Coordinator, Trade Marketing Manager