Three will face off, but only one will fight his way to victory by winning tickets to Super Bowl LVII and the private luxury transportation of a lifetime.
January 27, 2023
/PRNewswire/ — To kick off the 2022 NFL season, Smirnoff is calling on football fans around the world to serve up the best game-day vibes and Smirnoff cocktails for a chance to win.
to be the brand’s very first cocktail coordinator.
Many have answered the call, but only three remain. And the journey is not over yet.
It all comes down to the final interview, where a deserving winner will land the best job in America as the first-ever Smirnoff Cocktail Coordinator and board private luxury transportation bound for Super Bowl LVII as a guest. of honor of the mark. But before the winner is revealed, the official vodka sponsor of the NFL is giving fans across the country a glimpse of the action as the three finalists compete to show their unrivaled passion for the game, the accommodation and, ultimately, their cocktail skills), proving they have what it takes to
Be the cocktail coordinator.
“We were looking for someone with a heart for the game, an entertaining spirit and unparalleled cocktail-making skills to become our first-ever cocktail coordinator,” said
Jennifer Holiday Hudson
brand leader, Smirnoff. “Ultimately it’s about finding the person who can take the match day experience to the next level. Luckily, we have three very good candidates up for the challenge. Now that’s the game time.”
Meet the finalists:
A high energy hostess with the most,
was born ready for this moment.
has what it takes to shine on game day.
Easy, but high is the name of his game –
is about transforming simple cocktails into delicious masterpieces.
the finalists will land in the
indicate where they will take part in a series of challenges testing their football knowledge, their match day entertainment skills and, of course, their cocktail playbook. Smirnoff brand partner and NFL commentator,
alongside professional mixologist and founder of Cocktail Academy,
will help referee and ultimately judge the competition.
“We have been looking all season long for that special someone who can combine the perfect mix of great food, drink and people to make game day a memorable experience and fill the position of Smirnoff Cocktail Coordinator,” said
. “Now is the time to see who has what it takes to land the best job in America.”
The cocktail coordinator travels in style. Courtesy of Smirnoff, the winner will board private luxury transportation for
where they’ll be greeted with special onboard surprises and ultimately be Smirnoff’s guest of honor in the biggest game of the season – Super Bowl LVII.
Prior to the final interview, Smirnoff will post full-page announcements in the finalist marketplaces of
, and stick their faces on billboards and everywhere in between – to encourage all football fans to rally behind the competition. For the city of the very first cocktail coordinator, Smirnoff will provide
rideshare credits on Super Bowl Sunday for fans to get home safely after the final whistle after The Big Game. In its second year as the Official Vodka Sponsor of the NFL, Smirnoff will be in the thick of the action throughout Super Bowl week:
First, Smirnoff celebrates the
second annual GLAAD “Night Of Pride”
featuring discussions on advancing LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport.
Before The Big Game, Smirnoff will pay tribute to former players of the
NFL Legends Alumni Roast and Toast
where the partner brand
will serve as co-host.
Finally, Smirnoff will present his
first cocktail coordinator
in the world on
Super Bowl LVII.
Tune in to the cocktail coordinator’s final interview by following @Smirnoff on Instagram and @SmirnoffUS on Twitter. And whether you’re celebrating Super Bowl LVII with the signature Cosmo Catch or another Smirnoff cocktail of your choice, remember to always drink responsibly.
SMIRNOFF X NFL BEST JOB IN AMERICA CONTEST
NO PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT NECESSARY. USA only, 21 and over. Void where prohibited. Contest entry period:
12:00 a.m. ET
11:59:59 p.m. ET
. To enter: Scan the QR code or go to the website directly at BestJobInAmerica.smirnoff.com. After age verification, complete the entry form and submit a video (30-60 seconds) explaining and showing why you should be the Smirnoff “Cocktail Coordinator”. COCKTAIL COORDINATOR IS AN HONORARY TITLE AND DIAGEO WILL BE
MAKE A JOB OFFER IN THE GRAND PRIZE WINNING CONTEST. The video should address your passion for football, throwing parties and making cocktails. (Professional bartenders/liquor retail license holders NOT eligible). The video must be truthful, original and cannot violate the rights of third parties. DO NOT CONSUME ALCOHOL ON VIDEO. Videos judged on expression of passion and knowledge of football/hosting/cocktail making as well as alignment with SMIRNOFF brand spirit and values. By entering, you assign all right, title and interest in the Video to the Sponsor. Limit of one entry per person. Finalist Prize: The
Finalists will participate in the final round by hosting a “home-gating” party in the local market to determine the grand prize winner. The finalists will be judged in the final round based on a live interview in addition to the video. The grand prize is a trip to Super Bowl® LVII at
on 02/12/23. Prize forfeited if Finalist or Grand Prize Winner not available on date of relevant event/activity. Grand Prize winner’s guests must be 21 years of age or older. ALCOHOL IS NOT PART OF ANY PRIZE. See the official rules on the website for more details. Sponsor: Diageo Americas, Inc.,
New York, NY
Please drink responsibly.
The Smirnoff Company,
New York, NY
© 2022 NFL Properties LLC. All NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. Contest not sponsored or offered by the National Football League.
Smirnoff has been giving people what they want since 1864, serving as a catalyst to revolutionize drinking culture across generations: from the invention of the Mule and the reinvention of the vodka martini to the creation of a cultural mainstay which defined the flavored malt beverage category with the launch of Smirnoff Ice in 2000.
Because the brand is dedicated to people and their ever-changing taste preferences, Smirnoff has an option for everyone with a story dedicated to adding fun to any occasion while keeping diversity and inclusion front and center. Truly showing the power of socializing when everyone (21+) is invited to celebrate.
The Smirnoff portfolio offers a variety of adult options across vodka and flavored malt beverages. Current offerings include foundations in Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and Smirnoff Ice, a range of flavors in
and ready-to-serve flavored malt drinks, including Smirnoff Seltzer and Smirnoff Ice Smash. From culturally relevant limited editions to new innovations and sugar-free offerings, Smirnoff has always been known for quality and affordability, and prides itself on giving people what they want.
About Diageo North America
Diageo is a global leader in alcoholic beverages with an outstanding collection of brands including
Crown Royal, Bulleit and
whiskeys, vodkas Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One, Casamigos,
DeLeon and Don Julio
tequilas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanquerays and Guinness.
Diageo is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE: DGE) and its products are sold in more than 180 countries worldwide. For more information about Diageo, its people, brands and performance, visit www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives and ways to share best practices. Follow on Twitter and Instagram for news and information about Diageo North America: @Diageo_NA.
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