Marketing & Events Manager (Graduate)

Marketing & Events Manager (Graduate)

12 months (intention for full-time role), Salary £22-28k (based on experience) 
37.5hrs per week – based in ELGIN

This role is part funded by HIE, candidates must have graduated in the last 4yrs (HNC/HND). Applications must be received by October 8th with start 25th October OR no later than 31st October due to the time constraints of the funding for this role. Interviews will be held 12th to 22nd Oct.

About Us:
Avva Scottish Gin is an award-winning brand with a portfolio of spirits.  Authenticity is a key value of the Distillery which prides itself in distilling, infusing, and bottling on-site.  Distilling on our unique & bespoke gin still and distilling slowly with a selected blend of Highland and Speyside botanicals.  Our product range has distilled gins and liqueurs with the site hosting both retail and tasting-tours.  History, provenance, and family are behind everything we do.

The Role:

We are looking for a Marketing & Events Manager to assist the business with the planned growth.  Although this is a 12 month post, a successful placement will lead to a permanent position.  The role will involve developing & implementing a Marketing & Events strategy. This will use both digital and traditional marketing to promote products & business activities.  The business has an existing product portfolio with and NPD for 2022.  

  • Day to day management of the brands digital marketing assets.
  • Development of content for both traditional & digital marketing & communications
  • Set up & manage campaigns to promote products and activities
  • Set up & manage a marketing content calendar to ensure all digital/traditional content is scheduled and published on time, to a high standard and consistent in tone and messaging.
  • To measure, analyse and report on the effectiveness of the campaigns.
  • Assist with the development of new project within the business for 2022 linked with the return of Events
  • Promotion & delivery of Tasting-Tours & Events
  • Assist with managing & delivering events schedule for 2022
  • To ensure all product communications are consistent with content
  • To support trade customers with digital requirements (product images, video, catalogue)

Ideal Candidate

  • Knowledge of gin/gin sector
  • You are a Doer & a Team Player
  • An ambassador for Avva Scottish Gin
  • Enthusiastic, confident & creative
  • Have a sense of humour & great interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to learn & work as a team
  • A self-starter with the ability to manage own workload
  • If you don’t know something, own it & figure it out quickly

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Computer Skills (MS Office suite)
  • Some knowledge of design software
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally & written
  • Highly motivated & organised
  • Full driving license


  • Video skills
  • Personal License holder (Alcohol)

The Remuneration & Benefits

Gin tasting, learning new skills & £22-28k (based on experience)

Training – the role will be supported with training which will be identified and mutually agreed based on the candidates experience and knowledge. 

Avva Scottish Gin is at an exciting stage of their business development and are building their team to deliver the planned growth.  This role is a 12-month placement which is part funded by HIE.  The aim of the business and successful candidate would be at the end of a successful placement there will be a full-time permanent role within the business.   The Marketing & Events Manager (Graduate) will be the first of an anticipated 3 roles within the business in the next 12 months.

To apply for this fun, varied, exciting and progressive role, email our Director, Jill Brown at,
Attach a covering letter and full CV.

Closing date for applications will be 8th October 2021