Kellogg Sr. Manager, Category Strategy in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
Come grow with us as you help secure the success and sustainability our company thrives on. Lead with us as you will be accountable for driving and executing Brand and Innovation strategies through Snacks Category Management to ensure consistent customer and consumer engagement. This position plays an integral role in developing and deploying category strategies. The role is responsible for collaborating with Marketing, Customer Marketing, Supply Chain & Field Sales to develop assortment priorities through Kellogg’s Shelf Lead Assortment Management (SLAM) process and insight-based, Perfect Shelf principles to enable Kellogg to win where the shopper shops.
Learn with us in an environment that cares about your development. Engage with us as you join a phenomenal team – one company; endless possibilities for you!
WHAT WILLI BE DOING?
In your role as a Senior Manager Category Strategy at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:
Communicating field based Category Managementimplications and needs to Customer Marketing, Innovation, Market Research,Brand Marketing and Sales
Delivering Category Management insights
Commercializing and guiding Market Researchinitiatives related to the achievement of sales objectives
Managing Kellogg’s Category Management bestpractices around the consumer and customer within the commercializedgo-to-market strategy
Uncovering key category opportunities whichimpact Kellogg brands and developing solutions based selling tools andpresentations
Deploying Kellogg’s category customerstrategies to field based Category Management through articulation andcustomization of key Marketing and Innovation strategies
WHAT DO INEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Category Management, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:
High School Diploma / GED
Significant CPG industry experience (i.e.Category Management, Shopper Insights and/or sales experience)
Previous experience communicating complexand/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences withdiffering knowledge levels, both in writing and verbally
Ability to draw conclusions, address keyopportunities, and understand and apply market research tools to createselling stories
Strong knowledge of Category Managementpractices and tools (IRI, ACNielsen, Spectra)
Experience negotiating and influencing,through communications, large groups or high-level constituents/representativesof an organization
Experience in managing vendor/customerrelationships
Proficiency working in Microsoft Word, Exceland PowerPoint
Ability to work in conditions which includemultiple and sometimes conflicting priorities
Experience driving strategy across businessunits
Significant Category Management and/or ShopperInsights experience
Experience in delivering advanced insightswith a variety of information streams beyond syndicated data
WHAT ELSEDO I NEED TO KNOW?
The ideal candidate will work daily from our Corporate Office Location in Battle Creek, MI
- A flexible work schedule and the ability totravel up to 20% of the time
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
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 at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.
Title: Sr. Manager, Category Strategy
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: SAL007386
Job Function: Sales and Category Management
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: May 13, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: Yes