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Customer Marketing Manager


Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 12312 

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to delight the world’s beer drinkers.   We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world.  We’re TalentBrewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must.  We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you. 


In the role of Customer Marketing Manager based in Chicago you will be part of the Commercial Chain of Excellence. This person will work to activate the Molson Coors marketing strategy with our National On-Premise retail partners across the country. 


This position reports to Senior Manager of Shopper Marketing  and works closely with the National Account On-Premise Sales team. 


The Responsibilities:  

  • Building our portfolio of brands within our key chain customers across the class of trade to grow retailer’s beer category  
  • Brewing strong customer relationships with retail partners and internal chain sales teams, providing thought leadership on industry and activation 
  • Lead ground-up program development for key customers that is rooted in shopper insights and joint ambition with the customer to address retailer & shopper needs.  Programs should drive traffic, awareness and check.
  • Go beyond the in-dining experience and execute with excellence along the shopper journey, including digital and social as well as integration with Retailer loyalty apps.  Understanding of emerging digital solutions/e-comm is necessary. 
  • Activate and develop support plans against new brands, national packaging innovations, and local promotional packaging opportunities- uncovering how to win with innovation is critical. 
  • Regular in-market work to both evaluate the effectiveness of our plans and to identify opportunities that enable us to be first choice for our customers and consumers 

The Other Qualifications:  

  • You have at least 5 years' progressive experience in sales or marketing, Consumer Packaged Goods experience preferred. 
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities. You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy   
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business  
  • You are serious about results, and take pride in a proven track record in delivering.   
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant field.  Advanced graduate degrees are appreciated.

Work Perks that You Need to Know About:   

  • As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know  colleagues on a first name basis across the globe  
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are. 
  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance all year  
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings   
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment  
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences 


Job Posting Grade: 11 


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago