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Program Manager, Maker's Mark Advocacy - Chicago

 

 

Mission

  

Are you passionate about bourbon?

Have you done your time behind the stick?

Do you have a track record of securing impressive results and providing strong and effective leadership?

Are you only satisfied with excellence in all things?

Ability to make decisions based on hard facts as well as instinct?

 

Have we got a job for you!

 

 

This is a great opportunity because...

  

  • Maker’s Mark, America’s premium handmade bourbon, continues its uninterrupted 60-year growth trajectory and we are looking for someone special to manage our national team of Maker’s Mark Diplomats.

  • The story of Maker’s Mark began when our founder, Bill Samuels, Sr., resolved to create a full-flavored yet easy-to-drink bourbon that he’d enjoy sharing with friends.  And ever since then, we’ve been doing just that, even as our friends number in the millions and our audience has grown from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the entire world.  We call it “hand selling” and it’s always been core to the intensely personal relationship our fans have with Maker’s Mark.

  • Support delivery of continued brand growth of Maker’s Mark – key initiative at Beam Suntory
  • Re-enforce image of Maker’s Mark as “no1 recommended bourbon” in the on-premise marketplace, organically building events, opportunities and partnerships with influential local groups to drive brand relevance
  • Strong opportunity for entrepreneurship – create and lead a high performing team  
  • Opportunity to mentor, motivate and influence high-potential employees
  • High engagement and collaboration with distillery, brand, field sales, marketing teams as well as influential trade personnel
  • Work on a globally iconic brand

 

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Act as an inspiring thought leader for Maker’s Mark advocacy efforts
  • Manage, mentor and inspire diplomat community, establishing a group focused on growing Maker’s Mark total Business
  • Extensive travel to key diplomat markets ~40%
  • Ensure team adopt effective ways-of-working with local markets to deliver high impact
  • Monitor execution of team activations and share recaps including actionable insights and wins
  • On board new hires and provide continuous education and training for the team
  • Budget management – activation and travel & entertainment budgets and forecasting for the group
  • Align with Brand & Commercial Marketing resource to develop strategically relevant brand programs and integration into national brand building initiatives
  • Form effective relationships with key commercial stakeholders including state managers, on-premise managers and channel managers to ensure alignment on go-forward marketing plans – a hyper local plan for each diplomat
  • Team conference calls & best practice sessions
  • Team meetings
  • Close liaison with field marketing & field sales -- ensuring coordinated efforts aligning activation investments, communication, distributor support, and plan execution
  • Responsibility for disseminating best practices and big wins to showcase the shift in focus to building Maker’s in high volume, high potential on-premise accounts
  • Monitor consumer trends and serve as a consultant to Brand and Commercial Marketing teams in the creation of effective on-premise strategies

  

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Maker's Mark Diplomat - Northern California 

Maker's Mark Diplomat - Southern California

Maker's Mark Diplomat - New York City

 

Mission

 

Are you passionate about bourbon?

Dynamic and personable (yet humble and approachable)?

Only satisfied with excellence in all things?

Maybe just a wee bit competitive?

  

Have we got a job for you!

 

Maker’s Mark, America’s premium handmade bourbon, continues its uninterrupted 60-year growth trajectory.  And we are looking for someone special to serve as our Brand Diplomat in the Northern California, Southern California, and New York City areas.

 

The story of Maker’s Mark began when our founder, Bill Samuels, Sr., resolved to create a full-flavored yet easy-to-drink bourbon that he’d enjoy sharing with friends.  And ever since then, we’ve been doing just that, even as our friends number in the millions and our audience has grown from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the entire world.  We call it “hand selling” and it’s always been core to the intensely personal relationship our fans have with Maker’s Mark. 

 

This is a great opportunity because...

 

 

That’s where you come in.

 

Our Diplomats are the face of the brand to key influencers and interested consumers.  They’re storytellers, guardians, and educators about all the things that make our whisky so special.

 

As a Maker’s Mark Diplomat you’ll be responsible for bringing the magic of Maker’s Mark (and our national historic landmark distillery) to life in the market. 

 

 

Desired Qualifications

  

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • A strong sense of the bar & restaurant industry and knowledge of the three tier system
  • Professional individual with at least 5 years’ experience in related field with a strong hospitality and/or sales background, 3+ years of experience within the alcohol industry preferred
  • Excellent spirits knowledge and a good knowledge of the wine and beer markets
  • Genuine passion for Whisk(e)y, with extensive bourbon knowledge
  • Excellent communicator, both verbal and written
  • Able to work collaboratively
  • Experience in budget management
  • Self-starter with competitive drive
  • Time management and analytical capabilities
  • Travel approx. ~50% of time (contingent on market)
  • Strong sense of urgency, adventure and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Possess strong public speaking and presentation skills 

 

Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

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Maker's Mark Diplomat - Northern California 

Maker's Mark Diplomat - Southern California

Maker's Mark Diplomat - New York City

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