Kellogg Senior Manager Customer Strategy in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Advance your career as a Senior Manager Customer Strategy. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. In this exciting role you will be responsible for developing sales strategies, communicating key brand initiatives, and driving in-market execution across the Cereal & Portable Wholesome Snacks portfolio for Walmart. Leading the translation of national brand strategies, marketing plans and category/shopper insights into the Mass channel and Walmart specific Assortment, Merchandising, Pricing, and Shelving (AMPS) objectives, you will work to achieve volume and share targets.

As a Senior Manager Customer Strategy you will be a key influencer and contributor to the Cereal & Portable Wholesome Snacks Commercial teams. Serving as the Walmart advocate, you are responsible for bringing this vital perspective into brand strategies. This role is a strategic partner to cross-functional teams and will drive thought leadership on category, customer, and brand initiatives. Working closely with sales, marketing, finance, demand and supply planning will be key to your success.

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

  • Strategic Thinking – In this role you will translate national brand strategies, marketing plans, and insights into sales strategies specific to our Walmart business. You will influence the development of Long Range and Annual Plans (quota, trade, situation assessments) from a Category, Customer, Channel, & Competitive lens.

  • Drive Results - Creating channel specific sales fundamental objectives your goal is to achieve priorities and sales controllable objectives (ex: AMPS and new item acceptance).

  • Leadership - You will lead the development of sales presentations and tools that are rich in category and shopper insights. Your support will help our Walmart team execute initiatives with excellence in the marketplace.

  • Collaboration – Providing regular updates to Field Sales you will share key marketing elements and initiatives (Media calendars & pressure, National digital support, etc.). You will support product renovations, innovation launches, and SKU rationalizations.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Previous track record of exceptional leadership and results in a sales organization

  • Strong organizational, presentation and written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong background in the areas of customer collaboration, marketing, sales strategy, and multifunctional project work

  • Ability to work with many people at varied levels of experience and authority

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Drive for Results: Sets a high standard of performance while pursuing goals with a high sense of urgency.

  • Influence: Listens and understands the perspective of others while asserting and gaining support of ideas.

  • Manage Ambiguity & Complexity: Comfortable and thrives under ambiguous and complex situations; adapts behaviors and thinking when responding to changing demands or unexpected situations.

  • Decision Making and Learning Agility: Demonstrate flexibility to make course-correction and redirects efforts and resources to ensure successful execution; naturally curious and strives to be a continuous learner

WHAT’S NEXT

The ideal candidate will reside in the Battle Creek, MI area and will work daily from our headquarters office location.

  • Travel required approximately 25%.

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

  • Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/

THE FINER PRINT

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/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Senior Manager Customer Strategy

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: SAL009898

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Mar 2, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes