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Date:  Aug 2, 2022
Job Req ID:  9673
Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  US
State:  MN
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Title:  Key Account Executive - Remote

Description: 

Advance your career as a Key Account Executive.  Here at Kellogg, we care about and celebrate your success.  In this exciting role, you will use your selling skills to partner with key decision makers at UNFI / Supervalu.  This will include Cub Foods and other key accounts to drive business results.  We are looking for top talent in the Minneapolis, MN area however may be open to individuals in Chicago or other remote locations in the Midwest.  An integral part of the Kellogg Sales team, you’ll create sales solutions for a growing customer driven by consumer insights.  Maximize and maintain the growth strategy for your accounts—all while building your expertise and network.

 

At Kellogg we are passionate about our brands, business, and our outstanding food.  Are you ready to leave your footprint (Or as Tony would say paw print) with an industry leader? 

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

  • Account Development – As a Key Account Executive you will develop an annual customer plan that sets objectives to support all brands through merchandising, promotions, advertising, shelf space, pricing, and new products.
  • Strategic Partnerships – You will collaborate with customer key decision makers as well as internal cross functional partners to identify opportunities and develop ideas that deliver results.
  • Analytics – Knowing your business will be imperative in driving sales growth.  Performing pre and post promotion analysis and revising future programs as necessary will be a key to your success.
  • Budget Management – You will be responsible for managing trade dollars within your assigned budgets and executing customer specific trade plans.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:

 

  • Account Management Experience with a strong preference  for experience working with buyers and / or category managers at the headquarters level
  • Ability to develop, present, and execute customer plans with a focus on customer communication and account penetration
  • Ability to understand market dynamics, forecast results, and analyze and interpret data (i.e. Syndicated Data: Nielsen or IRI)
  • Strong understanding of trade strategy, retail operation, and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Motor vehicle history with 2 or less moving violations within the last 36 months

 

WHAT’S NEXT

 

The ideal candidate will reside in the Minneapolis but may have flexibility for in the Chicago / Midwest. 

 

  • A flexible work schedule and the ability to travel up to 20% of the time but may vary depending on location of residency. 
  • This position provides participation in the Kellogg Auto Reimbursement program for individuals driving at least 5,000 business miles annually

 

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

 

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

 

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position.

 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

 

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link.

 

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

 

Let’s Create the Future of Food.

Kellogg Recruitment

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.

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