Weâre the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirits brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, weâre driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, weâre the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But weâre just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.
The Associate Brand Manager is responsible for assisting in delivering specified business targets (volume, profit, share) through the development and execution of all brand strategies and plans, leading to profitable growth of the Constellation Brands Beer Division portfolio. Â As a cross-functional team leader, theÂ Associate Brand ManagerÂ works effectively across disciplines and develops and sustains strong and productive relationships with external partners to execute brand strategies.
Assist in the development and implementation of short and long-term marketing objectives and strategies.Â
Assist Brand Manager and Consumer Insights team in the development of brand strategy and positioning of brand and consumer targets.Â
Participate in the creative development process and execution of all national and local advertising campaigns.Â
Lead day-to-day brand budget management;Â Â responsible for maintaining budgets and forecasts monthly.
Lead brand business analysis, using internal and external data sources to continuously monitor business and health performance to ensure brand is tracking against goals.
Assist Brand Manager and Media Planning team in the development of all media plans and initiatives, both on national and regional/local levels.
Assist Brand Manager in working with the Retail/Trade Marketing team to develop brand promotions, helping to direct the development of all national and local consumer promotion programming at retail.Â
Assist the Brand Manager and the Lifestyle & Experiential Marketing team in the identification and development of assigned event marketing programming, which include sponsored events, charitable donations, trade related functions, etc.
Work with the Field Marketing team to ensure strategies and tactical plans are executed for all relevant local markets.
Utilize competitive, category, consumer, shopper, and retailer insights to further validate and optimize concepts that will drive growth volume and meet objectives.
Key Foundational Business & Leadership Skills
Thought LeaderÂ -Â Demonstrating industry and content expertise with the ability to pioneer new ideas, efficiently and effectively solve problems, and influence others while being open to collaboration.Â
Intense DriveÂ -Â Leading with passion, enthusiasm, and a sense of urgency that influences others to follow suit, with self-motivation to achieve goals and challenge the status quo.Â
Constantly InnovatingÂ -Â Developing and encouraging creative ideas that challenge common thinking and help CBI gain a competitive advantage while being open and agile to adapt, change, and try new things to promote growth, learning, and improvement.Â
Personal LeadershipÂ -Â Exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills, charisma, and self-confidence to make an impact on teams, coaching and motivating others, tackling new problems, and advocating strongly for integrity and sensitivity.Â
Results OrientedÂ -Â Having a GM mindset that focuses on taking decisive action to get things done while finding optimal balance between qualityÂ and protecting the bottom-line.Â
Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Marketing, Business, Management, etc.), plus 3-5 years ofÂ 3-5 years progressive experience in the CPG industry.
Exceptional organization and project management skills
Strong writing, presentation and verbal communication skills
Strong commercial and financial acumen
Demonstrated skill in leading strong cross-functional teams; experience managing agency partners
Demonstrates a genuine desire and passion for the alcohol industry
MBA and 1-2 years of brand management experience preferred
Beverage alcohol related experience a plus
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.