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Market Readiness Analyst

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IN, 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 Chicago Illinois, United States.


Market Readiness Analyst  



  • Supports route to market goals by ensuring proper registration and listing paperwork are submitted in US
  • Manage state licensing files and ensure all company licenses are renewed timely with all state alcohol beverage commissions.
  • Build and maintain relationships among Distributors, Operations, GC, GBS, Sales Strategy, Finance, Commercial, Order Management, IT and all other relevant internal and external groups involved in Consumer Complaints and Market Readiness related activity
  • Completes research within state liquor boards for various projects when needed
  • Maintains and adheres to state mandated deadlines for registration, price posting, price filing, and discount submission



This is a great opportunity because...

  • Consolidate necessary components for states that mandate registration of alcohol beverage products. Includes assembling TTB documentation, label or package graphics and pre-production sample bottles.
  • Prepare state mandated, time sensitive price posting documents for one or more of five states for alcohol beverage products. Verify pricing information and resolve discrepancies in pricing as supplied by the sales organizations and compile information on state approved documents.
  • Prepare and submit brand registration packets, includes computing fees (request appropriate checks timely), on a state by state basis. Follow up with states as necessary to ensure registration approvals have occurred. Submit corrections as required.
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationship with Supply Chain Support, QA, Legal, Marketing, Commercial Finance, Global Commercialization, Regulatory, and Sales departments.
  • Prepare presentations and ad hoc analysis and participate in special projects as assigned.


Desired Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Capable of working independently on projects and miscellaneous assignments and writing detailed executive summary reports.
  • Express ideas clearly, inform others effectively, practice attentive and active listening, and achieve mutual understanding through written and verbal communication as a competent and articulate writer of business letters, presentations and proposals.
  • Comfortable working both operationally ensuring current procedures, policies, and processes are being followed and strategically leading the management team to improve ways of working and continuously improve.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Salesforce knowledge and SAP a plus




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: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago