Kellogg Area Execution Manager in PHOENIX, Arizona

Grow with us as an Area Execution Manager. In this role you will grow and develop sales to operators and distributors in the foodservice division. Through broad segment operator penetration and strong distributor sales team relationships, you will execute with excellence the division priorities, key national customer initiatives, and deliver the growth plan. 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 build a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as Area Execution Manager at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Drive growth across multiple foodservice segments including Hospitals, B&I, C/U ,Lodging, Contract Management and K-12 Accounts, regardless of distributor or wholesaler servicing the account

  • Develop and grow a portfolio of priority and assigned distributor and operator accounts through in-person field sales calls

  • Achieve all sales, footprint, mix and placement targets, increasing points of distribution for Kellogg’s products

  • Align territory plans to division plan in order to achieve division growth goals by executing Distributor Development and National Account initiatives as directed

  • Develops and presents business reviews with key assigned distributors

  • Maximize distributor Food Shows, sales meetings, and product trainings to increase rapport with DSRs and expand customer reach

  • Understand distributor and operator segment dynamics, economics and profit models, trends, challenges and provide solutions

  • Identify operator opportunities beyond the book of business through prospecting

  • Provides feedback via CRM to sales strategy and marketing teams on the performance of new products, promotions, merchandising, etc


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/GED

  • Sales experience desired, Food industry preferred

  • Current valid Driver’s license

  • Perform physical tasks including lifting cases of products, transportation and setup of merchandising racks, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Open to relocation


This position provides participation in one of our Fleet Program options.

Sales Volume typically varies from $4MM-$15MM

Must be able to travel within territory for a minimum of 4 days per week, with some extended work schedules. Geography can range from within a metropolitan area to as large as an entire state.

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 for English or this Link at for Spanish.

Title: Area Execution Manager

Location: USA-AZ-Phoenix

Requisition ID: SAL007915

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No