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Account Manager - Canada
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Sales
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: March 14, 2019
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

Kellogg’s has an exciting opportunity to lead the development and manage the elements required to grow our Alternative Channels portfolio as the Account Manager. This role develops and negotiates full year business plans that promote the exposure of our total portfolio of Kellogg brands to the shopper at Longo’s, Giant Tiger, Dollar Tree and Bulk Barn. To be successful in this role candidates must merge their business building creativity along with their financial acumen to deliver revenue targets within an allocated trade spending budget. This role will have you at the center of a team of peers that will aid you in delivering the growth of the Kellogg business with these customers as they provide their functional expertise across areas like Supply Chain, Shopper Marketing and Category Management.

At Kellogg Canada, we love our people and they love our culture and the opportunities that come with being a part of Kellogg. Our Kellogg K-Values are at the core of who we are, what we believe, and what brings us together as one united Kellogg team. Come explore the endless opportunities in an environment where we support you and your professional success. As we grow together, we win together. Our success has always been driven by the skills and ideas of our talented and diverse team members. We value work/life balance, diversity & inclusion, and of course, great food! What’s not to love? Now is the time to achieve more and to take your career further with Kellogg. Come join us at Kellogg Canada!

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

  • Develop and execute Promotion, Shelving and New product introductions -You will plan a full year promotional plan for the Kellogg portfolio of brands to ensure premium exposure to the shopper at this portfolio of customers.
  • Conduct Business reviews -On a monthly and quarterly basis you will analyze the business vs your plan and year ago using Nielsen data and present insights and corrective plans as required to both the customer and internally
  • Budget Management -You are responsible for investing the trade spend dollars to achieve brand activations at the retailer and actively manage the accuracy and efficiency of those investments.
  • Account administration -You will ensure that all necessary administration of promotion deal sheets, listing forms, retail communication bulletins etc. are accurate and timely.
  • Strong communicator and energetic executor -As the lead for these customers you will be the key person to communicate insight from the retail environment to the Retail field team as well as multi-functionally within the Kellogg head office to optimize the development of the Kellogg business vs our competition

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Post-secondary education or work experience equivalent – Business/Economics degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years of selling experience – Retail packaged goods preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MS office applications (focus on Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills combined with strong analytical and financial acumen

Bonus Points:

  • You can drive and can navigate google maps
  • Your friends say you are friendly, fun and energetic
  • To you brick walls are made to be jumped over or run through
  • Super bonus if you can do all the above in French

WHAT’S NEXT

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:

THE FINER PRINT

At Kellogg Canada we take great pride in our comprehensive total rewards program. This program is an important way of recognizing the value and contribution of our employees.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants.

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