Job Description

The Lead, Beverage Manager role for Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill and Carrabba’s Italian Grill develops and fosters execution of strategies and tactics designed to drive traffic, revenue and growth through the development and deployment of beverage-related items and concepts for all menu channels and promotions.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 · Leads all beverage-related menu (core, limited time offers, and off-premises) processes and partners with cross-functional teams to prepare for menu deployments

·  Partners with Product Marketing Manager, Ops Excellence, and Beverage Manager to manage all beverage-related tests to understand performance

·  Leads planning, recipe creation, R&D product sourcing, and equipment and small ware needs for beverage rollouts

·  Tracks and researches beverage trends in the industry and among competitors to identify beverage opportunities /challenges/gaps

·  Provides all relevant beverage information need to create breakthrough marketing communications..

·  Conduct ongoing analyses to identify barriers and find solutions to challenges related to LBW sales and execution

·  Partners with Training to continually optimize LBW education tools to increase knowledge and engagement of

management and hourlies

·  Manage distribution and field support for all beverage and bar-related topics

·  Flexibility required for occasional attendance at evening events and willingness to work outside of standard business hours


REQUIREMENTS

Experience/Skills:

· 3+ years Beverage Sales Management experience required (beverage programming, beverage development, product management, or other related field).

· Must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit

· Prior hands-on experience developing cocktails, operationalizing beverage rollout for testing and national launches

· Ability to manage and execute multiple projects at a high volume

· Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to present beverage programs to multiple stakeholders

· Results driver with the ability to focus on the long term and short term needs to create business value

· Strong relationship-building skills that foster teamwork, creative thinking, and business improvement.


Bloomin' Brands offers benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and 401k. Further details around eligibility and additional benefit offerings can be found at BloominBrandsBenefits.com.


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