Kellogg Senior National Account Executitve in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Advance your career as a Senior National Account Executive - Club supporting our Costco Business. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. Working closely with key customer contacts, you will lead and own the responsibility of driving profitable business growth, within high volume categories, and influence all purchasing decisions of customers. Your outstanding business acumen, senior level selling skills and effective communication will foster consensus building required to meet revenue goals for both Kellogg’s and your customer. All while continuing to build your successful career in a thriving company culture and world of opportunity.

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 – Serving as the primary contact for category buyers, you will create region specific business plans, while also integrating Costco Corporate National Programming. You will work to increase core and rotational item distribution that drive sales and share growth, within trade budgets. These plans will set objectives to support all brands through merchandising, promotional support, pricing and innovation.

  • Strategic Partnerships – Educating and developing rapport with internal and external customers, you will promote partnerships, seek feedback and proactively addressing customer needs and requests. You will penetrate and develop all Costco Northeast Region customer personnel in all Kellogg categories, including Buyers, Assistant Buyers, Inventory Control Specialists, Assistant Vice President, and Region VP.

  • Team Collaboration - Working closely with the Costco Team peer National Account Executives (NAE’s), Business Planning, Demand Planning, Customer Service and Customer Marketing together you will develop growth-driving plans.

  • Analytics – Knowing your business will be imperative in driving sales growth. Performing pre and post promotion analysis to impact future program execution will be a key to your success.

  • Budget Management – You will be responsible for achieving Net Sales and Profit goals.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Sales, Marketing, Category Management, or Consumer/Shopper Marketing experience

  • Top National Account Customer Experience and Corporate Headquarter Penetration (in either a direct selling or partnership resource capacity, i.e. Marketing, Category Management, etc.)

  • Consumer Package Goods (CPG) Industry related work experience

  • Advanced project/process skillset, including experience in P&L’s, financial analysis, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.

  • Advanced negotiation skills

  • Ability to work in conditions, which include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities, extended work schedules, and specific time constraints.

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Sales experience in the Club Channel

  • Experience managing trade dollars within assigned budgets

  • Prior experience with Syndicated Data (i.e. Nielsen or IRI)

WHAT’S NEXT

The ideal candidate will reside in Washington DC / Virginia or Chicago, IL areas but they may be flexibility for candidates currently located within the Northeast region.

  • A flexible work schedule and the ability to travel up to 30% of the time, but may vary depending on location of residency.

  • This position provides participation in the Kellogg Auto Reimbursement Program.

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/

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/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Senior National Account Executitve

Location: USA-DC-Washington

Other Locations: USA-IL-Chicago, USA-Virginia

Requisition ID: SAL009070

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes