MMI - Maritime and Mercantile International

MMI are a dynamic beverage import marketing, sales, retail, and distribution organisation, and our vision is to delight every customer with our passion for quality and service.

Headquartered in Dubai, we operate in 42 countries across South and East Africa, the Gulf & Middle East, Southern Europe, Indian Ocean, and Southeast Asia, making us one of the world’s leading independent distributors.

At every interaction with our portfolio, events, and outlets, we strive for exceptional experiences for our customers and consumers through innovations like the award-winning Le Clos Finest Wines and Luxury Spirits retail concept to trend-driven brands and e-commerce and through operational efficiency and the highest standards of customer service at every touch point.

Role Purpose

Manage and develop Wine Categories to drive volumes and profits in specific regions/countries. This role involves coordination with Principals, marketing the categories across all sales channels, and supporting sales functions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Strategize and Innovate: Craft and execute comprehensive marketing plans for top-tier wine brands.
  • Develop and Enhance: Elevate MMI’s Wine Portfolio by sourcing exceptional wines and negotiating optimal terms.
  • Educate and Lead: Empower our sales force with knowledge and strategies for peak performance.
  • Optimize and Oversee: Manage inventory and procurement to align with marketing efforts and sales forecasts.

Required Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong communication, negotiation, and relationship management skills.
  • Proven track record of managing promotional activity and understanding of brand/marketing functions.
  • Sound knowledge of the wine industry.

Preferred Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in organizing and managing large events like wine dinners and tastings.
  • Capability to produce consumer and trade newsletters.

What we offer

Join a team of experienced professionals who are experts in the industry. We want to create memories and provide an exceptional experience to every customer on every visit. That’s why we’re passionate about offering a wide variety of delicious and high-quality products. We’re committed to sustainable practices, reducing our environmental impact, and giving back to the communities that we operate in. We’re committed to putting our people first by creating a positive and supportive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

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