Kellogg Kashi Brand Growth Manager in BENTONVILLE, Arkansas

Advance your career as a Brand Growth Manager supporting our Walmart and Kroger Business. Here at Kashi we care about and celebrate your success. Serving as a strategic partner you will provide comprehensive analysis to take advantage of Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), promotion, distribution, pricing, and competitive business opportunities at brand and market levels. In this exciting role you will develop fact-based analysis to support volume/financial decisions for the inclusion in the Integrated Business Planning Process (IBP).

Welcome – thanks for dropping by! It’s great to meet you. We are Kashi. Our name stands for wholesome foods made with plant-based nutrition. Inspired by our founders’ dream of healthier living for all, we create delicious nutritious foods with unique ingredients that are made by passionate people. And we want you to join us! If you believe that food should do more; - that it has the power to create positive change in ourselves and the world around us we want to hear from you because as a Brand Growth Manager you’ll be supporting all of our categories, including cereal, snack bars, nutrition bars, cookies, crackers, fruit snacks, frozen entrees, frozen waffles, and we want your talents to help make a healthier tomorrow.

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

  • Business Analytics – Providing fact-based insights will be key to your success. You will be responsible for accessing, analyzing, and interpreting business indicators of shipments, share, and consumption as they pertain to Kashi brands and their impact on the markets. This position leads and develops analysis methodologies to track market pricing, feature pricing, base pricing and provides solutions.

  • Customer Interaction – This position will involve interacting with appropriate customer contacts in support of the business. You will assist in developing and strengthening the Kashi partnership with the customer through better analysis of market and brand level data.

  • Strategic Partnerships – Collaborating cross functionally you will develop relationships and information sharing partnerships with the Brand Teams, Shopper Marketing, Retail Team, Category Management, Market Execution, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Sales Finance, and Sales Planning Team.

  • Internal Collaboration – Working closely with internal Customer Executives, Sr. Sales Analysts, National Account Executives and the Kashi USA team together you will develop business strategy. Understanding key learnings and developing presentations will be essential in allowing for effective recommendations to the buyer.

  • Project Management – You will have direct responsibility for executing projects and activities in a timely fashion on respective Kashi brands and their impact at a market level.

  • Owner’s Mindset – In this role you’ll need to have an owner’s mindset – bring your entrepreneurial spirit to Kashi!

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Ability to apply an analytical thought process while working with multiple support functions to achieve common agreed upon goals

  • Must have demonstrated ability to handle multiple project assignments in a timely manner

  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in conditions that may include multiple priorities, extended work schedules and specific time constraints.

  • Excellent presentation, communication, time management and organizational skills

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Experience working within Syndicated Data Sources

  • Experience interpreting Retail Link, 84.51 loyalty card and Market 6 data

WHAT’S NEXT

The ideal candidate will reside in the Rogers, AR metro area and will work daily from our local office location.

  • A flexible work schedule and the ability to travel overnight up to 30% of the time

  • This position provides participation in the Kashi 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.

Kashi is an independent business unit within the Kellogg Company and is the leading natural foods company in the US. Kashi's believes that business can be a positive force for good. We incubate and scale wellness trends and our and dream is to make it possible for people everywhere to embrace natural healthy living Our dynamic portfolio of brands includes Kashi, Bear Naked, Stretch Island, and Pure Organic. Behind these brands, we have products in ten grocery categories. We love ingredients, taste and the undeniable fact that good food makes you feel, well, good. And that fuels our relentless desire to make a difference in everything we do.

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: Kashi Brand Growth Manager

Location: USA-AR-Bentonville

Requisition ID: SAL009624

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 26, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes