Thinking of doing a V.I.E? Watch and learn about the experience of Paul Delvert, Junior International Brand Manager for the House of Metaxa, who did a V.I.E in Brussels, Belgium.
Why did you decide to do a V.I.E?
After high school, I spent the last six years to travel and explore the world for both life and work experience. I studied in Montreal. Then, I went to an exchange program in Madrid. Finally, I did several internships in both London and Paris. So, to me, it was 100% natural to apply for the V.I.E program in order to kick-off my career. The benefits are quite concrete. You get life and work experience abroad. You also open your mind and really broaden your horizons.
What kind of responsibilities do you have in your role?
At METAXA, we have a strong upscaling strategy with geographical expansion targets. I directly support the Brand Marketing Director. To do so, my first mission is to propose, develop and execute all the promopacks also the POSM catalog. I also support developing the METAXA collection, our portfolio, and help build the data analysis and market studies. Finally, I get involved in many brand projects and their coordination.
What skills do you need to work for Rémy Cointreau?
Through my mission and tasks, I can express three things. My passion for the wine and spirits industry. My business-oriented mindset, and finally, my creativity. If you want to be a part of Rémy Cointreau and join us, you will need to multi-task and show a large range of skills, such as agility, enthusiasm, creativity, be open-minded and show some trust.
What would you say to someone considering joining Rémy Cointreau?
Joining Rémy Cointreau is the best opportunity to get a strong position, but also work as an entrepreneur and be a real team player.
Final words of advice?
As we say at METAXA, we don’t drink. We explore. So, do not fear to leave your comfort zone and embark on an amazing, international journey.