Anheuser-Busch Region Channel Lead - High End/Craft in United States
Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.
LOCATION: Candidate must be located in California. This position is not remote.
SALARY: $94,400-$112,100, bonus and long-term incentive eligible
Michelob ULTRA. Cutwater Spirits. Budweiser. Kona Brewing Co. Stella Artois. Bud Light. That’s right, over 100 of America’s most loved brands, to be exact. But there’s so much more to us than our top-notch portfolio of beers, seltzers, and more. We are powered by a 19,000-strong team that shares our passion to create a future with more cheers. We look for people with talent, curiosity, and commitment and provide the teammates, resources, and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?
The Region Channel Lead - High End/Craft is responsible for executing and maintaining fruitful relationships with Wholesalers and Key Operation Personnel (Market Mgrs.) relevant to their market. The overall purpose of this position is to execute the overall Anheuser-Busch sales objectives including volume, share, distribution, assortment, etc. at Key Emerging Channel Chains in Region West. This position works under a Retail Sales Director. The primary function of this role is to sell-in and influence our wholesaler partners, through partnership, communication, and consistency. The Channel Lead position must be critically aware of industry best practices, and regional competition and the overall High End /Craft beer segment strategies.
Develop and own channel strategy for high end. Full plan, execution, and results responsibility.
Successfully lead plans and initiatives cross functionally. Owning entire process including 1 year planning and 3 year planning.
Responsible for channel management model and routines to ensure results. Track and measure business performance in key volume and execution metrics via Performance Review. Develop and drive action plans to close gaps.
Lead projects with significant impact on West business, manage budget and results.
Manage Large Format resources within budgetary limits. Providing routine performance update to BU leadership.
Bachelor's Degree required
Sales and/or Marketing experience preferably in the beverage or consumer package goods industry
Proven Leadership Ability/Advanced Supervisory Skills/Demonstrated Coaching Skills Required
Ability to work hours as required (nights, weekends, etc.)
Strong internal and external customer orientation; Strong customer service skills and ability to work in a team
Anheuser-Busch has always dreamed big. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. To reimagine what a beer company can be. And what, together with our people and our partners, Anheuser-Busch can do. Our collective impact is significant. Over the last decade alone, we have contributed more than $400 million to charitable organizations that support our communities, provided over 90 million cans of emergency drinking water, and, together with our wholesaler partners, invested more than $1 billion into responsible drinking initiatives. At the heart of these investments is our shared commitment to community – providing opportunity for our people, lifting our neighbors, and making a meaningful difference in the world. This future is our purpose. A future that everyone can celebrate, and everyone can share in. A future with more cheers .
Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-Advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts
Life Insurance and Disability Income Protection
Generous Parental Leave and FMLA policies
401(k) Retirement Savings options with a company matching contribution
Chance to work in a fast-paced environment among a company of owners
Anheuser-Busch is here for the times that matter. The moments where we celebrate, defy challenges, dream of the brighter future we are building today– and all the moments in between. We are a company that brings people together for richer conversations, sweeter celebrations and stronger communities.
As the leading global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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