Kellogg National Account Manager - Lodging / Hospitality in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Advance your career as a National Account Manager supporting our Lodging & Hospitality Business. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. Engage with us through your leadership role by developing and implementing strategic plans for the lodging segment within Foodservice/Vend/Convenience to drive Kellogg Company’s annual sales and profit objectives. This includes development of sales plans and responsibility for ensuring execution of all activities related to the accounts(s). You will develop customer’s relationship plans to penetrate all levels and functions of the customer’s organization in effort to position the company for future growth. While you are at it, you will also be building your network and expertise in a thriving and prioritized channel within both Kellogg and the broader food manufacturers industry.

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 – As a National Account Manager you will take ownership of your business by developing and executing situation assessments, objectives, strategies and execution plans. Increasing points of distribution of key categories and SKUs within customer segments will be key to your success.

  • Strategic Partnerships – Collaborating with peers together you will identify best practices and support each other’s efforts where possible for the greater good of the organization. Partnering with customer leadership you will be responsible for leading the development and cross-functional implementation of growth driving Joint Business Plans.

  • Analytics – Knowing your business will be imperative in driving sales growth. You will analyze and apply financial disciplines necessary to enhance business decisions regarding the origination and renewal of large multi-year contracts / agreements. Utilizing data you will provide and act on business insights that drive actionable results.

  • Budget Management – You will be responsible for Kellogg’s overall financial health and wellbeing of each customer’s product portfolio, trade and travel spend. Submitting accurate data will be necessary for finance to build customer P&Ls and analysis.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Significant experience in national account sales, regional sales or customer marketing preferably in the Foodservice Industry

  • Strong and professional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in conditions of changing priorities

  • Must be highly skilled in computer and software applications, which are critical in order to effectively, execute the job. i.e., Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • High level of organizational skills and must be totally self-sustained in order to effectively work remotely while traveling and / or from a home office.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with both the internal and external customers

  • Job requires extensive travel, extended work schedule including some weekends.

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Experience utilizing Salesforce

WHAT’S NEXT

The ideal candidate will reside in either the Chicago, IL or Washington DC metro area and will work from a home office location.

  • A flexible work schedule and the ability to travel overnight up to 25% of the time

  • 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: National Account Manager - Lodging / Hospitality

Location: USA-IL-Chicago

Other Locations: USA-DC-Washington

Requisition ID: SAL009042

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 22, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No