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Maker's Mark Diplomat Program Coordinator

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Louisville, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Maker’s Mark a Subsidiary of 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 Kentucky, United States.


Maker's Mark Diplomat Program Coordinator  




The Maker’s Mark Diplomat Program Coordinator reports to the Director, Private Select, Heritage & Diplomat Programs and is responsible for providing program coordination and administrative support in areas to include: Diplomat employee on-boarding, maintenance of Director and Heritage Manager calendars, Director travel and expense management, assist with event logistic arrangements for any diplomat program meetings, and serves as meeting scheduler and scribe. This role requires that you work cross-functionally with the Commercial Marketing, Field, Distillery and Brand teams as needed to ensure proper support and communication across teams.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordination of employee on-boarding; Key point person to provide navigation training for Stir, Connect, and general system onboarding mentorship as required.
  • Assist with scheduling and organizing meetings.  Facilitate team meeting planning and execution including agenda development, rental and negotiation of contracts.
  • Assist with coordination of Director’s travel arrangements for market visits. Inclusive of travel and expense reporting. Update and maintain mailing lists, attendance and PTO records, HR records.
  • Lead and maintain Diplomat team roster including distribution to key stakeholders
  • Assist Director with completion of necessary presentations as requested
  • Assist Director with arranging inbound distillery visits as required.
  • Assist broader team with administrative duties as requested by Director
  • Assist with various program operations as requested as responsibility permits.


This is a great opportunity because...


  • Opportunity to join one of the most dynamic brands and teams in the business
  • Support effort behind the increased trade and consumer awareness
  • Collaboration with marketing and sales organization in market


Desired Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years prior experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Strong Communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong Project Management skills and highly organized
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with SharePoint and OneDrive preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others.
  • Utmost discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Able to juggle multiple projects
  • Help drive engagement and demonstrates passion for Maker’s Mark
  • Thinks and acts with ‘business owner’ like maturity
  • Respected for operating with integrity
  • Flexible and adaptable to change. Ability to create innovative solutions
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Takes responsibility and ownership for actions




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: Louisville