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Marketing Design Manager

Date:  Dec 26, 2021

Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 18801 

A Career 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 routed in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  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 a Marketing Design Manager working in Chicago IL,  you provide packaging design project management disciplines for assigned Brands and projects. Provide packaging design consultation and limited execution with brand teams, as well as packaging design business process improvements for the creative development portion (pre-production) of packaging design projects. 


Scope includes both National and Regional promotions, Brand initiated graphic redesigns, Innovations, engagements with the internal SGS team and external assigned creative agencies.




The Responsibilities: 


  • Understand overall Marketing and PMO team strategies
  • Be able to contribute to strategies to transfer into Design brief and ultimately into retail executions
  • Extensive project planning via traditional project management deliverables   
  • Work with cross functional resources to execute design projects
  • Extensive leadership of our agency partners
  • Interaction with agencies, suppliers and Marketing personnel to communicate status and remove barriers.
  • Effective communications with Project Owners and Sponsors.
  • Upward communication of project issues
  • Frequent review of project progress, issues and risks for each assigned project
  • Execute assigned projects with excellence
  • Direct ownership of Key Visual Suite/OOH

The Other Qualifications:  



  • Bachelor’s Degree BFA – visual communications
  • Direct experience (5+ years) with CPG packaging development; 70% creative 30% technical execution. 
  • Proven project management (2+ years) managing multiple packaging development projects simultaneously  
  • Experience in leading external agency partners to deliver projects on time, in scope, and on budget.
  • Experience in facilitating strategic creative development process, graphic design, graphic software capability, and production level graphics execution (separations, mechanical development, print run management, and material supplier capabilities) required.
  • Experience in communicating and guiding agencies on the right priorities based on brand objectives
  • Responsiveness to cross functional needs
  • Willingness and ability to travel between Milwaukee office and Chicago HQ location on a weekly basis



Work Perks that You Need to Know About:   


  • 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 
  • 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, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment in the U.S. where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.  



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