Job Description: Head of Americas
28 Mar 2018
The Scotch Whisky Association is
currently recruiting for the role of Head of Americas - come and join
Head of Americas Trade
London or Edinburgh
package: 25 days holiday, generous group personal
Scotch Whisky is a much-loved and prestigious spirit drink with
a global reputation. The industry plays a significant role in the
Scottish and British economies, and is an important employer across
Scotland and, through the supply chain, across the whole of the UK.
It combines both the traditional and modern, the international and
The SWA is the trade association that supports the Scotch Whisky
industry. The industry's vision is to be in sustainable global
growth and for Scotch to retain its place as the world's leading
high-quality spirit drink.
Our mission is to drive the best possible global business
environment for Scotch, so that the industry's vision can be
achieved. We are headquartered in Edinburgh and have an office in
We are looking for a motivated, self-starter to help resolve
market access problems for the Scotch Whisky industry in markets in
the Americas region.
This role leads on the development of SWA policy positions on
issues. It will require analysis to determine how the Scotch Whisky
industry will be impacted by different market access issues; the
development of arguments to support our positions; and influencing
strategies to solve the problems.
It will involve opportunity spotting to proactively prevent
problems and take advantage of events and negotiations which could
benefit Scotch. The role holder will work closely with colleagues
across the SWA and with our member companies to ensure the industry
is well-represented on the Americas.
Find out more information here.