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Title:  Senior Director, Canada Government Affairs


Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 8331 

A Career in Beer: 


Our purpose at Molson Coors 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.


The Headlines:

In the role of Senior Director, Canada Government Affairs, you will report to the VP, Government Affairs and will be based in Toronto.  You will lead the Molson Coors Strategy for Government Affairs in Canada, budget and team.  In that role, you will coordinate and partner with all other aspects of the Molson Coors team, including Communications, Finance, Supply Chain, Legal, Marketing, and Sales to develop and drive a government affairs strategy that seeks to leverage opportunities, mitigate risks, and significantly contribute to the delivery of Molson Coors Canada business objectives.

The Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Government Affairs Canadian agenda including managing issues with the Federal Government in Ottawa and within the Canadian Provinces
  • Monitor media/political situation in Canada and develop actions plans to address potential issue or opportunity and execute with relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain relationships for Molson Coors Canada with key external stakeholders (Government, Regulators, Industry, Community)
  • Develop and track Canadian Government Affairs budget.
  • Inspire, develop and lead the Government Affairs team, play a leadership role in the Canadian Senior Leadership Team
  • Provide Canadian Government Affairs support to global projects

The Other Qualifications:


  • You love a challenge and excel at developing creative solutions. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities.  You act with appropriate urgency to various 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
  • You exhibit our core values and demonstrate our Molson Coors Success Factors
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, or an associated field
  • You are an experienced and appreciated people manager and a rigorous budget manager
  • You have 7+ years related experience in Government, Public or Corporate Affairs
  • As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check (if locally applicable).


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  We’re one of Canada's Most Attractive Employers

  • 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 like working from home, year-long summer hours and flexible start and end times
  • 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, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans
  • 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


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.