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Category Management Intern

Date:  Nov 23, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 28092 

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 rooted 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:

As a Category Management Intern you will be part of our Early Talent Program. Our Early Talent Program is Molson Coors’ undergraduate summer internship program, where students are exposed to the beverage industry, engaged in real-world problem-solving, and immersed in social and educational opportunities with other interns.  The internship is a full-time summer position from May 6 - August 9 (Canada interns) and May 29 - August 9 (U.S. interns).

Housing assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. Applicants must be an undergraduate student (enrolled in undergraduate courses), during the summer internship, to participate in the Early Talent Program. Interns who successfully complete the Early Talent Program are considered for full-time positions within Molson Coors Beverage Company, upon graduation.


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. You will have an opportunity to get involved with various projects and work assignments while developing skills and competencies in category management.


The Responsibilities:

  • Gain experience within our category management organization through collaboration with various stakeholders & teams
  • Complete a robust project focused on a business need and present findings to senior sales leadership
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the beer industry


You 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


The Other Qualifications:

  • You are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree 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 is 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


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
  • 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: Milwaukee