Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.
Senior Key Account Manager, North Asia
What makes this a great opportunity?
We are on an exciting journey across our GTR business with the mission to be Beam Suntory’s global brand building, financial and talent growth engine.
2022/23 will be exciting and rewarding transformational year for us as we see strong PathToRecovery post the pandemic, we are working intensively to strengthen capabilities to enable us to become the recognized industry leader for showcasing brands, partnering with customers, and driving mutually beneficial growth. We aim to build a shopper centric organization, with agile marketing and Joint Customers Plans grounded in Category Management insights. And you can be part of this exciting journey of transforming the business and achieve your personal growth!
Develop and deliver the North Asia regional growth strategy successfully which sees us expand our performance and achieve financial targets both in NSV and also in all controlled P&L metrics
Implement brand strategies and activations that accelerates premiumization journey for the key strategic brands, ensuring we create premium shopping experiences and delivering 360 degree successful launches for key innovations in collaboration with our brand team
Utilize identified GTR 2030 Vision to guide long term business planning with a clear focus on achieving 2024 North Star deliverables
Lead the North Asia commercial and customer marketing team to accomplish all key priorities including annual agreement, joint business plan, price increase, distribution, promotion management, Brand Ambassador management, brand activation, share of shelf, permanent visibility and creation/implementation of local opportunities etc.
Develop outstanding partnership and relationship with key retailer groups, agents and individual decision makers at customer ends that unlock business opportunities
Strengthen the team’s commercial excellence capabilities through day to day implementation & continuous optimization of tools & our ways of working with a “Kaizen(continuous improvement)” mindset
Work in collaboration across functions (e.g. Finance, S&OP, Customer Marketing, Brand Marketing) to deliver regional and total GTR delivery
Actively collaborate & engage with domestic counterparts in North Asia via effective forums to drive the most synergy and mitigate conflicts, fully harness all key stakeholders behind our growth ambitions
Build a team that consistently deliver high quality performances & with positive team morale. Actively create a DEI(diverse, equity and inclusive) work environment that everyone feels being valued & supported in their daily work and career developments
Build Winning Markets
Creating Famous Brands
Fueling Our Growth
People our #1 Priority
Qualifications & Experience
At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.
Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit, and vision of growing for good.
Our business has long-standing roots, but don’t be fooled. Beam Suntory doesn’t look—or act its age. From distilleries to offices to sales jobs in the field interacting with our customers on the front lines, we thrive together in a creative, energetic, and challenging work atmosphere that employees love.