Kellogg Kellogg Sales Representative, Morning Foods - Columbia, SC in COLUMBIA, South Carolina
Grow with us as a Kellogg Sales Representative for the Kellogg Company! Lead with us as you utilize your sales expertise to engage our customers and consumers and get them excited about our brands. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
In your role as a Kellogg Sales Representative, you will be part of our success by:
Selling, negotiating, and executing business plans through fact-based selling techniques to achieve win-win results
Identifying selling opportunities to grow Kellogg Sales during each store visit
Identifying and selling to indirect HQ, customer District Managers and buying groups
Growing base sales through maximizing distribution, increasing share of shelf and ensuring Planogram integrity
Selling creative displays to be placed at optimal locations, maximizing sales
Selling incrementally to support ads and brand marketing activity
Selling in Kellogg innovation and gaining proper shelf placement
Prioritizing and determining optimal retail coverage patterns
Communicating sales survey orders to the Account Executive
Identify opportunities, and communicate to third party merchandising resources
Developing trusted customer relationships by anticipating customer needs; providing solutions and guidance related to business opportunities
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Sales, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent
Intermediate technology skills such as Microsoft Office Applications, Internet, Cellular use
Strong problem solving, influence and negotiation skills
Demonstrated use of excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
Sales experience in a CPG environment
Proficiency working in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
This position provides participation in one of our Fleet Program options.
Ability to drive to multiple locations throughout a regular work day
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Work requires long periods of walking, standing, bending or carrying moderately heavy items (20-25 pounds) with or without reasonable accommodations
Extended work schedule which may include some night, weekend and early morning hours
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: Kellogg Sales Representative, Morning Foods - Columbia, SC
Requisition ID: SAL008255
Job Function: Sales and Category Management
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Nov 11, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: No