Labatt Breweries of Canada

Across Canada
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Manager, Specialty Portfolio

Toronto, Ontario
Early Career

About our Company

Labatt has a big dream. It's to be the Best Beer Company Bringing People Together for a Better World. Some say we're already there. After all, Labatt is Canada's number one brewer. With 60 amazing brands from Budweiser to Shocktop, we've got great tastes and great times covered. Labatt is also part of AB InBev, the number one brewer worldwide, with 155,000 colleagues across 25 countries.

Why Join Us

Labatt is a dynamic place to call home. From BC to Newfoundland, this is where the best work hard to become even better. If you're looking for a team where achievement and talent are what count, then look no further. We're crafting up better beer, better experiences, a better environment and better communities for Canadians than ever before.

Job Description

  • Responsible for growing distribution, volume, profitability and brand experience within a portfolio of Urban High End or Nightlife (on premise) accounts
  • Develop a deep knowledge base related to brewing process, beer types and styles, handling, tasting, serving in order to develop our brands, and enhance consumer and customer experience on premise
  • Represents total Labatt portfolio, with emphasis on specialty brands
  • Ownership of annual territory planning, individual customer planning, promotional evaluation and customer sell-back, competitive intelligence gathering and opportunity identification (with Regional Specialty Sales Manager approval)
  • Territory spend and budget management
  • Build strong business relationships with key customers and consumer groups
  • Identify and leverage business opportunities (i.e. new customers)
  • Constant delivery of superior on premise experiences
  • Execution of call cycle and administrative duties (routine management)

Job Qualifications

  • College diploma required but University Degree preferred for advancement opportunities (business-related field an asset)
  • Passion for Beer and Food Industry
  • Budget management experience, analytical skills, strong business acumen
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent relationship building and follow-up skills
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong impact and influential abilities
  • Driven and ambitious
  • Computer proficiency and aptitude, specifically with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must hold a valid driver's license
  • Flexible with irregular working hours to be present during key period on premise (including many evenings and weekends)

Labatt Breweries of Canada LP is committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations, if needed. Members of our team will consult and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.