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Associate Marketing Manager (2024 MBA Graduate)

Date:  Sep 18, 2023

Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 28007 

At Molson Coors, we take pride in building careers in Beer and Beyond.  


Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to both a winning team culture and winning in market.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited 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 Associate Marketing Manager, you’ll build some of the most iconic brands, shaping culture and changing the way consumers enjoys beer. You’ll get to operate as a business owner, effectively blending the art & science of marketing–all while having over 300 years of brewing heritage behind you.  To help you do this and grow your career, you will participate in the Associate Marketing Manager Rotational program that focuses on building breadth of marketing experiences in a holistic way.   


In this specific role, you will be an associate marketing manager for one of our iconic brands, in which you will be responsible for executing key programs that bring refreshment to consumers, make more people want to hang out with us and drive the brand’s growth into the future.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Marketing Communications & Creativity
    • Responsible for developing and executing through-the-line marketing programs and advertising campaigns
    • Manage the creative development process with internal stakeholders and external agencies
    • Collaborate with marketing cross-functionals - including Media, Shopper, Precision Marketing & Data – to craft effective campaigns and analyze performance
    • Liaise with Field Marketing and key regional sales stakeholders to drive retail performance in key markets
  • Brand Strategy & Consumer Understanding
    • Assist in the development of brand strategy and marketing plans, including inputs for annual planning process
    • Collaborate with Insights team to analyze brand, creative and consumer performance and discover opportunities
    • Work with Innovation and R&D to develop LTO offerings, including packaging, when applicable
  • Business Management & Commercial Fluency
    • Responsible for using various internal and external business and retail analytics tools to analyze business performance and develop impactful insights, including monthly business performance reports
    • Manage brand budget, including PO and invoice processing as well as tracking and forecasting
    • Work with Finance to maintain accuracy of budget and expenditures to meet financial expectations
    • Collaborate with Sales Operations to create product sell stories, retail tools and distributor engagement tactics  


Who We’re Looking For:  


  • We are targeting individuals who will be completing a MBA in marketing in the spring of 2024.
  • An effective leader who possesses problem-solving abilities, exceptional project management skills, initiative to drive projects forward, accountability to own responsibilities and empathy to successfully collaborate with others
  • A strong strategic thinker who understands both the big picture and how to execute effectively
  • A natural communicator who clearly and persuasively connects with any audience
  • An intellectually curious and creative thinker who has a passion for brand building
  • Demonstrated experience in relevant field, including marketing, advertising, business management, etc.
  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods, beverage, or alcohol is preferred
  • And most importantly, someone you’d want to have a beer with


Our Culture and Benefits:   


  • Flexible work programs that support work-life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office 
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities   
  • We care about our communities, and 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  
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization  
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities, including formal and informal training opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources 
  • On site Pub access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages!  
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago