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Market Manager

About Us

HEINEKEN USA Inc., the nation's leading high-end beer importer, is a subsidiary of HEINEKEN International N.V., the world's most international brewer. Key brands imported into the U.S. are Heineken® – the world's most international beer brand, Heineken® 0.0 – an alcohol-free beer innovation, Heineken® Silver – a new lower-carb, lower-cal beer, the Dos Equis Franchise, and the Tecate Franchise. HEINEKEN USA also imports Amstel Light, Red Stripe, Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders, Bohemia and more. For news and updates, follow us on Twitter @HeinekenUSACorp, or visit


Who We Are

At HEINEKEN USA, we’re a team with a passion to bring our iconic brands to the next level. The work is challenging, we learn from our experiences (even our mistakes), and we love what we do. You’ll be empowered to think differently, try new things, and GO PLACES.

About the Role:


The Market Manager is responsible for achieving the performance goals of the HEINEKEN USA portfolio through assigned distributors and their market’s respective account base. The Market Manager is the key voice to distributors in collaboratively planning the highest value business activity (revenue management), identifying opportunity in the market, and in driving alignment across the distributor organization to HEINEKEN USA strategic initiatives. This position’s ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders is critical to our business success.  This individual must be able to balance the many demands required of this position while also being visible in the market.


Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning

  • Successfully implement, drive, and execute our business planning process.
  • Lead communication and collaboration with internal partners, retailers, and distributor network to consistently achieve business objectives.
  • Align assigned distributors to execute against national, regional and local chain priorities.
  • Deliver volume goals by ensuring the execution of programming, distribution, and retail standards through leverage of the decile segmentation approach, incentive management, KPI tracking and regular review with assigned distributors.
  • Strong ability to collaborate internally and externally with national, and regional marketing partners on key sponsorships and drive executional success for local activation in assigned geographies. This may include the oversight of agency partners.
  • Ensure execution excellence at retail through key account visits, analysis of all available data on account, brand and SKU performance, and evaluation of assigned distributors execution recaps and objective results.


Insights Generation

  • Must possess a strong understanding of market dynamics and how to leverage (product, pricing, people, competitors, account base)
  • Must be able to continuously uncover insights and opportunities and activate their benefits in the market utilizing all available data sources.


Financial Acumen

  • Manage all budgets in the market to their maximum effectiveness including distributor budgets.
  • Ability to strategically allocate resources across multiple distributors to ensure the greatest return on investment.
  • Strong financial acumen including oversight of pricing, inventory, bill backs and invoicing.


Inventory Management

  • Possess a strong understanding of our supply chain, forecasting processes and the effects throughout the system. 
  • Must be able to work closely with the internal operations team, distributors, retailers and chain teams to proactively plan optimized inventory levels and minimize out of stocks.
  • Accountable for managing any required adjustments to forecasts based on distribution, display, innovation, or chain goals within the assigned distributor network.



  • Must be able to tell compelling stories of value in order to effectively share a strategy or plan and align the many levels within a distributor and retailer organization.
  • Strong ability to influence the decision-making process with external distribution and retail partners.
  • Must be able to train, coach and inspire distributor team to perform at a high level.
  • Deliver compelling, creative and impactful communication in written correspondence, and in presentations to external and internal partners.



Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience managing within retail and/or three-tier distribution environment
  • Financial & Business Acumen in the areas of data analysis, reporting, market knowledge
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift up to 32 lbs.
  • Frequent stooping, reaching, bending, twisting required
  • Must be able to walk, stand, sit in vehicle for extended periods
  • Solicitor’s permit required


       Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for winning / Drive for Success
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Sales Excellence: Understanding Distributor Dynamics, Selling & Negotiation Skills, Sales Performance Management
  • Effective Sales Meetings
  • Highly developed excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong functional capabilities in Microsoft Office and past experience in syndicated data (Nielsen/IRI/Spectra/Numerator) platforms



      Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 32 lbs
  • Frequent stooping, reaching, bending, twisting required
  • Must be able to walk, stand, sit in vehicle for extended periods
  • Must be flexible to work evenings and occasional weekends
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must obtain a valid solicitor’s permit (upon hire)


Compensation & Benefits

  • Base Salary Range: $100,000-$100,000 + Annual Performance Bonus
  • Company Fleet Vehicle
  • Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision + Matching 401k Plan
  • Vacation – 20 Wellness Days & Unlimited Sick Days
  • $200 Monthly Beverage Allowance

HEINEKEN USA is an equal opportunity employer. Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


This position is not available for visa sponsorship.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma

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