Kellogg Kashi Senior Manager Customer Marketing in SOLANA BEACH, California

Kashi? Hey, that’s a funny name. Thanks! We like it too. Our name stands for wholesome foods made with real, plant-based nutrition. Inspired by our founders’ dream of healthier living for all, we create real foods from great ingredients made by incredible people. And we want you to join us – to help share our story and our food. Help us create positive change in ourselves and in the world by joining as a Kashi Senior Manager of Customer Marketing supporting all of our categories, including cereal, snack bars, nutrition bars, cookies, crackers, fruit snacks, frozen entrees, frozen waffles, and more.

Lead with us as you utilize different technical competencies and enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter. While you’re at it, you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Sr. Manager, Customer Marketing at Kashi, you will be part of our success by:

  • Designing strategies to achieve quarterly and annual net sales budget, operating profits and market share growth

  • Driving sales/trade strategy and planning for assigned portfolio equities

  • Leading key multifunctional projects which drive sales and company objectives

  • Providing a communication bridge between our customers and field sales team to Kashi headquarters (operations, supply chain and brand marketing)

  • Ensuring policies and programs are executable with our customers

  • Leading discussions of key goals and strategies with leadership

  • Tracking, analyzing, and making strategic and tactical recommendations on program results

  • Providing perspective and solutions to the marketplace

  • Seeking and acting behind customer/shopper insights to deliver successful in-store strategies and plans

  • Gathering and deploying key competitive intelligence

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Significant experience in Sales and/or Customer Marketing

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with various deadlines, specific time constraints and conflicting priorities

  • Strong organizational, presentation and written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience with Syndicated Data (IRI or Nielsen)

  • The ability to work across multiple teams and functions, each with unique goals

  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Experience working within the Natural Channel

  • Field Sales Experience

  • Multi-Functional Project Work

  • CPG Experience

  • SPINS Data

  • Experience working across multiple channels (i.e. grocery, mass, club, drug, natural and /or specialty)

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

The ideal candidate will reside in the Solana Beach, CA area and will work daily from our local Kashi Headquarters Office Location.

This role requires up to 20% US based travel

Kashi is an independent business unit within the Kellogg Company and is the leading natural foods company in the US and the largest in the world. Kashi's dream is to make it possible for people everywhere to embrace natural healthy living by being firmly rooted in plant powered passion. 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.

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.

Title: Kashi Senior Manager Customer Marketing

Location: USA-CA-Solana Beach

Other Locations: USA-CA-San Diego

Requisition ID: SAL009140

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 11, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes