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Administrative Assistant - US Marketing

Date: Apr 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

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.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Illinois, United States.


Administrative Assistant - US Marketing  




Provide support, coordination and administration for various members of North American Marketing, including the Vodka, Cognac & Commercial Brands team, Consumer & Shopper Insights team, Kilbeggan Distilling Company team & the COE Commercial Marketing Brands & Platforms team. Assists with the day-to-day coordination and support for leaders in North American Marketing, including meeting coordination, travel, logistics, and expenses management.  Assists with creative initiatives and has a strong aptitude for deft project management.  Supports wider teams with execution of administration while learning the art and strategy of creativity.  Manages budget and PR/PO process for the team, which will require a deep understanding of programs and spend. Manage cell phone ordering and updating.  Learns the business from the ground up and builds the foundation for future Marketing opportunities at Beam.


This is a great opportunity because...


  • A new role that an individual can make their own – balancing coordination support required for the Marketing Teams
  • Being part of a winning team that is influencing Marketing across our key markets
  • Ideal role for a driven individual who is willing to put in what it takes to get ahead—competitive spirit and relentless drive


Desired Qualifications


  • <5+ years of administration/coordination experience
  • Must have attention to detail and be able to manage and organize requests from multiple areas/bosses
  • A creative perspective and passion for brands and great creative
  • Desire to learn brand building and marketing
  • Highly driven and execution orientation
  • Very comfortable with a great deal of autonomy and juggling multiple tasks
  • Strong client service aptitude and relationship building mindset
  • Articulate, confident, trustworthy, team-minded—we over me
  • Education- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Years of experience- 5+ years of administration/coordination experience


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago