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Category Management Intern (Early Talent Program)

Date:  Apr 4, 2021

Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 13775 

Internship Description:

The Molson Coors Internship Program is a 10-12 week summer program that takes place between June and August. As part of the Commercial Center of Excellence, Category Management leads insights and analytics to create solutions which showcase Molson Coors thought leadership to retailers. The Category Management Intern will have an opportunity to get involved with various projects and work assignments while developing skills and competencies in category management – all while participating in the company-wide Molson Coors Early Talent Program. The Category Management Intern will be located in either our Chicago or Milwaukee corporate office.


What You Can Expect:

  • Experience within our category management organization and the opportunity to collaborate with various stakeholders & teams
  • A robust project focused on a business need
  • Understanding of the beer business
  • Exposure to MCBC senior leadership
  • A fun and supportive work environment and culture
  • Networking with MCBC interns across functions


Intern Duties & Responsibilities (Intern will focus on one of these areas):

Category Management

  • Leverage IRI data to understand growth drivers
  • Develop and communicate category insights that provide the customer with high value information with respect to consumer, product assortment, in-store merchandising, and space planning analysis
  • Assist in leading shopper and category research, including commercialization of insights into planning tools and customer presentations
  • Support the creation of selling stories to be leveraged by the sales organization
  • Conduct scheduled and ad-hoc information analysis for both retailer and Molson Coors use and decision-making


Retail Revenue Management

  • Assist in conducting elasticity analysis, including customer-facing recommendations for everyday and promoted pricing
  • Support research efforts to measure consumer response to pricing and other promotional communication


Space Lab

  • Assist in development of assortment, planograms, and recommendations to be presented to retailers and/or internal customers
  • Assist in preparing planogram outputs for store level execution
  • Present corporate space initiatives and opportunities



  • Current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree (entering Senior year) in Business Administration, Sales, or another related field
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including analyzing and interpreting data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams
  • Experience with Tableau, Python, and/or SQL a plus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, ability to translate analysis into clear and compelling stories
  • High energy team player with strong social skills
  • Drive and a bias for action
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at start of internship (June 2021)

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