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Senior Director, Brand Marketing - Miller Lite

Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 15866 

A Career in Beer:

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company (MCBC) is to unite people to celebrate all of life’s moments. 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:

As the Senior Director, Brand Marketing (Miller Lite,) you are a brand champion and own the overall brand strategy, positioning, and activation for Miller Lite. You will ensure the strategic integrity within the total brand portfolio, and within the beer category. You will be responsible for Miller Lite’s delivery against the company’s strategic, volumetric, and financial goals annually as well as in the long-term ability to meet three-year brand equity targets.


The role is based in Chicago, Illinois and reports directly to the VP of the Miller Family of Brands. You will lead the Miller Lite brand team and collaborate with internal and external partners frequently.



The Responsibilities:

  • Leads and directs external and internal resources through the value chain to deliver on strategic intent
  • Responsible for integration into the broader organization ensuring integrity of marketing programming and messaging from conception through execution links highly with brand positioning, while retaining the ability to react to competitor and market conditions
  • Defines strategic direction for assigned portfolio
  • Responsible for resource allocation, financial planning, and leads portfolio’s annual planning process
  • Clearly communicates all portfolio programs, provides clear direction, and demonstrates leadership
  • Understands the brand strategies, link to channel strategies, and ensures they are applied to the development of brand interventions
  • Achieve volume, profit, and brand health targets, and drive execution across all elements of marketing mix


The Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably Post Graduate qualification in Marketing/Business  
  • 10+ years of related experience; CPG marketing is a huge plus, and management consulting, agency, or apparel/retail experience also a plus
  • You are a proven marketer with strong brand/consumer foundations, excellent creativity, and communications background with media/precision marketing experience
  • You have a track record in building purpose driven brands with strong experience in developing large, multi-channel communications/advertising programs that have built brand equity and delivered business results
  • You have strong general manager orientation with experience in leading brands holistically including P&L accountability
  • You have a proven history of being a “talent magnet” and also in developing world class marketing professionals
  • You are highly collaborative with experience connecting marketing strategy to customer needs and execution; knowledge of working in DSD/distributor facing organizations is an asset


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 – including paid time off (holiday/vacation/sick time) and Employee Resource Groups
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health and dental benefits, 401k match, and of course, free beer!
  • 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