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Shopper Insights Manager, On-Premise

Date: Nov 21, 2022

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.



Shopper Insights Manager, On-Premise  


The following position is open in IllinoisUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Fast paced, entrepreneurial, role where opportunity exists for candidate to make a substantial contribution to high profile customer Account Team in multiple markets
  • Opportunity to work cross functionally, gaining knowledge and developing relationships across multiple business units (Category Management, National Accounts, Field Sales) at Beam Suntory and our retail partners.
  • Opportunity to join the second largest distilled spirits supplier in the US and third largest globally 


Role Responsibilities

  • Partner with Beam Suntory’s On-Premise, Off-Premise, and eCommerce commercial teams as an expert in Spirits shopper and guest behavior, building sales strategies that drive core business objectives
  • Utilize a wide array of data resources to extract key insights that drive the value of total Spirits and the Beam Suntory portfolio within the category
  • Lead ad hoc research projects, aimed to produce an ROI, against key business objectives; will be responsible for budget, timeline and deliverable management
  • Develop strategic content aimed to educate internal and external stakeholders on the nuances of Spirits shoppers and their behaviors throughout different categories, channels, and consumption locations
  • Work cross-functionally with teams in Consumer Insights, Shopper Marketing, Strategy, and BSI’s key Distribution partner
  • Disrupt traditional thought, with supportive insights, to guide the organization towards its long-term objectives


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Market Research, Data Science, Business, Marketing, Finance or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of CPG experience across Shopper/Channel/Consumer Insights, Business Analytics, Category Development, and/or Sales Account Management
  • Exceptional technical, analytical, problem solving, data visualization, and communication skills
  • Independent self-starter with ability to identify, create, and lead projects
  • Advanced analytical skills with large data sets; Power BI and/or Tableau experience valuable but no required.  
  • Knowledge of a shopper panel platform (i.e. Numerator or Nielsen), syndicated data, shopper/consumer segmentation models (i.e Spectra), and/or loyalty card sources
  • Related experience in Spirits, Wine, or Beer preferred, but not required
  • Ability to travel up to 15%



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