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.
Sr Business Development Manager
The following position is open in New York, United States.
What makes this a great opportunity?
Beam Suntory (BSI) 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.
Maker’s Mark Bourbon is the perfect embodiment of that entrepreneurial spirit. When our founders Bill Sr. and Margie Samuels burned their old family whisky recipe in the early 1950s, they were on a personal and deliberate mission to make a bourbon they would be proud to share with their neighbors, family, and friends. And they sweated every detail in crafting their bourbon with the iconic red-wax dipped bottle that we know and love today. Since then, everything we do is a continuation of their pursuit and vision, from the purposeful, consistent way we craft our bourbon to the remarkable experiences we aim to create for fans the world over.
Maker’s Mark is seeking a Sr. Manager to support the Business Development initiatives for the brand globally. The ideal candidate is a passionate, curious, strategic thinker with strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
As part of the team, you will be an integral part in propelling Bill Sr. and Margie’s vision for building Maker’s Mark on the next chapter of its legacy. Focusing on building and strengthening the capabilities and connections necessary to enhance our unique “Maker’s way” of brand building.
This critical role will support our efforts with strategic markets to measure their deployment efforts ensuring strategic alignment in their role of achieving the brand’s long-term ambitions. You will support brand initiatives and our innovation strategy while identifying and sharing best practices to enable learnings and inspire continuous improvement for our market partners. The successful individual will work with Senior Stakeholders across the business to ensure our brand experiences are deployed in line with our global strategic guidance, putting the consumer at the heart of everything we do and is measured so we can influence year over year improvements. They will ensure that all activity and brand related components of the business plan are as effective as possible ensuring our P&L remains strong. The successful individual will be the interface between brand house, commercial, finance, RGM, and supply chain teams with a focus on fostering exceptional working relationships. This specific role will focus on:
This is a unique opportunity that will positively contribute to the growth of the iconic Maker’s Mark Bourbon Brand. The ideal candidate is a future-focused and seasoned business-minded brand builder who wants to gain a global view while sharpening their financial and commercial acumen. The ideal person has a traditional brand background or, has a more commercial background and would like to expand their brand building capabilities by sharpening their strategic intuition and turning insights into action.
Qualifications & Experience
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KEY RELATIONSHIPS: EY SKILLS
Salary Range: The salary range for this role, based in New York is $140,000 to $152,000.
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.