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Account Executive (Galesburg)

Company: Kellogg's
Location: Galesburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

As a Foodservice Account Executive at Kellogg Company, you will use your stellar sales and planning experience to manage customer relationships. We are looking for top talent in Chicago, IL area. Uncovering unique opportunities you will strive to deliver incremental volume within multiple foodservice segments including, K-12, College/University, Healthcare, Business / Industry & Commercial accounts. Part of the Kellogg Foodservice Sales Team, we focus on close collaboration - both with each other and our customers. With an owner's mindset, you will work to deliver market-leading customer plans and growth strategies to execute customer-specific business plans.

Aim for excellence every day as you help us bring better days to more people, in more places. At Kellogg Company, our vision is a good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled. We're looking for someone who can bring fresh thinking and a passion for precision. Join us and take your career to the next level.

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

* Develop and Execute Business Plan- Strategizing and conducting operator sales calls you will sell Kellogg's portfolio of products to our current and new operators. You will oversee and create new business opportunities to enhance the Kellogg Company profile within the Foodservice industry. Developing the best strategies to execute launches/promotions at operator level will be key to your success.
* Leading Sales Efforts - Promoting a customer-centered culture you will strive to exceed customer needs, requirements and expectations. We're hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary.
* Conduct Business Reviews & Provide Business Solutions - You will conduct business reviews with top operators. This will involve providing business solutions grounded in fact-based category management, including; consumer insights, industry trends, demographic information, and customer/operator analysis.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

* Related sales experience
* Ability to develop, present and execute customer plans
* Experience managing trade dollars within assigned budgets
* Ability to understand market dynamics, forecast results, and analyze and interpret data
* Understanding of trade, foodservice operation and negotiation skills
* Effective written and oral communication skills along with a track record of sales success
* Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites
* Motor vehicle history with two or less moving violations within the last 36 months

Bonus Points:

* Bachelor's Degree
* Foodservice sales related experience
* Experience calling on operators
* Experience partnering with broker partners

WHAT'S NEXT

The ideal candidate will reside in the Chicago, IL area but may consider individuals in other remote locations in Illinois. This position covers a geography in Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin.

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

* This position provides participation in the Kellogg Auto Reimbursement program for individuals driving at least 5,000 business miles annually.

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 the links below:

* Kellogg K-Values
* Benefits Guide

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.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.

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.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to ...@kellogg.com

LET'S CREATE THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Kellogg Recruitment

Keywords: Kellogg's, Peoria , Account Executive (Galesburg), Other , Galesburg, Illinois

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