Kickstart Your Career In Marketing
WITH THE JAMESON INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE PROGRAMME
From Bangkok to Belfast, Tokyo to Paris, there are over 60 Jameson International Brand Ambassadors in over 35 markets across the globe. Jameson is a truly global brand. Therefore, we need a truly global community to represent us in the four corners of the world.
Applications open September 2023 for the Jameson International Graduate Programme 2024.
What’s it about?
The Jameson International Graduate Programme gives you the opportunity to work for the worlds #1 Irish Whiskey brand. The programme offers you an initial 13-month contract with the opportunity to gain international experience and excellent opportunities for career progression.
The Jameson International Graduate Programme is a brand advocacy programme that gives graduates the opportunity to build brand awareness for our world-renowned Irish whiskey with consumers, bartenders and influencers in international markets. Brand Ambassadors gain experience in fields such as marketing, sales, digital, event management, content creation and much, much more.
Brand Ambassadors work in conjunction with local sales and marketing teams in the planning, development and implementation of the Jameson brand strategy in their respective markets.
The role of a Brand Ambassadors is field based and you work across a wide range of marketing activities such as brand education, event management and digital. You’ll work with local brand teams and off your own initiative to be on a first name basis with bartenders, distributors, agencies and influencers alike.
As our Brand Ambassadors come from a variety of backgrounds from law, arts and psychology to business and marketing (to name but a few) we ensure our four-week induction training programme covers all bases so that our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to feel confident moving to their international market to hit the ground running as a Jameson Brand Ambassador.
After your initial four weeks of intensive training in our head office in Dublin and our distillery in Midleton, you will hop on a plane, arrive in your international destination and begin to explore your new home.
What we look for
Our Brand Ambassadors are driven, creative and entrepreneurial, with a passion for content creation. If you have a passion for brand marketing and sales, then this programme is for you. As this is an international programme, languages are a distinct advantage but not a requirement. The one key requirement is Serious Character!
Qualifications are essential. Our programme is for those who want to kick start a career in international marketing. Our graduates come from a variety of backgrounds – Business, Languages, Psychology, and Arts to name a few. We don’t just look at languages and qualifications, we look at the strength you can bring to the role.
The following will also help you stand out from the crowd:
- You’re a creative thinker with a serious passion for sales and marketing
- You’re independent, self-motivated and can work off your own initiative
- You’re passionate for all things digital
- You’re outgoing and able to adapt to new countries and cultures
- You’re driven to succeed (with a full driving license. This is mandatory)
- You’re a creative, innovative, self-starter with that Serious Character we look for
1 week comprehensive Whiskey education at The Irish Whiskey Academy in Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork
Two return flights to Ireland per year
(for business purposes)
3-week induction training programme in our Head Office, Dublin
Company Car (where applicable in market)
Initial 13-month contract with an opportunity to extend for a further 12-24 months (performance dependent)
What kind of training is on offer?
Our development programme is called ‘Distill your Own Success’.
One of the great things about this programme is how it supports both your personal and professional growth. In fact, we take this aspect of our programme so seriously that we’ve dedicated a whole section to it! Click below to find out more.
Will I need to speak an International Language?
Speaking an international language is not a requirement for our programme.
That said, owing to the global nature of our International Graduate Programme, competency in any of the following languages is highly desirable: French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin and Japanese. Of course, fluency in English is essential as this is the business language of Irish Distillers and Pernod Ricard.
Meet our Brand Ambassadors
Find out where your Jameson journey could take you