CDP Key Account Manager

Date: Feb 11, 2024

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.



CDP Key Account Manager  


What makes this a great opportunity?

The T3 Program is a rotational program that provides an opportunity to learn the spirits industry and build broad commercial acumen. This program is comprised of three role rotations within the Commercial Sales and Marketing organization and designed for early career professionals who are passionate about the spirits industry. Roles are located in major markets across the US and relocation packages will be included. 


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be 21 years
  • Prior internship or co-op experience in the CPG industry preferred
  • Prior general sales experience preferred
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, stopping and typing using a computer
  • Licensed driver of motor vehicles and possession of vehicle with active drivers insurance
  • Ability for frequent travel across the assigned market, periodically outside of market

Role Responsibilities

Day to Day Activities

  • Learn the industry and directly influence Off Premise retailers and On Premise accounts through collaborating with the Beam Suntory team, local distributor team and the community
  • Serves as the key sales contact for assigned accounts driving awareness and velocity of brands in designated portfolio
  • Learn internal reporting systems. i.e. The Bar, Nielsen, CONNECT, Concur
  • Participate in merchandising activities to develop understanding of BSI portfolio and key competitive set; learn the BSI KPIs (key performance indicators) and sales drivers
  • Develop skillset and learn best practices of an effective Key Account call through market shadows with the team; provide hands-on support with selling activities
  • Support the planning, execution, tracking and evaluation of marketing programing
  • Leads the selection, placement, and replenishment of POS for assigned accounts to obtain maximum profitability, market share, and sales depletions


Salary Range

The salary range for this role is a base salary of $55,000-65,000 along with an annual bonus, 401K match, profit sharing, and medical and wellness benefits. Salary range is commensurate with candidate’s location, experience and skillset.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago