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Manager, Sales Planning
Advance your career as a Manager of Sales Planning. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. In this exciting role, you will support our Wal-Mart Pop-Tart’s, Frozen and Health & Wellness business by developing sales strategies that the competition will wish they thought of. As the conduit between the field sales account teams, execution teams and the business unit you will ensure that strategies and plans are appropriately communicated and executed - all while building your expertise and network.
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**
+ **Business Analytics** – Utilizing your resources will be imperative to your success as you proactively track, analyze and make strategic and tactical recommendations around program results. You will provide direction on opportunities to improve region Profit & Loss key metrics (Gross Sales Volume, Net Sales Volume, and Sales Contribution Margin) based on analysis of promotion, spending, and volume (forecasts and actuals).
+ **Planning Process** – Leveraging Revenue Growth Management (RGM) principles you will assist in the annual planning process with a focus on delivering Business Unit and Customer objectives. Proactively providing direction on opportunities and threats based off of Syndicated or Account data will be key to your success.
+ **Account Collaboration** - Partnering with Account Executives you will develop promotional trade calendars/co-op/strategies which adheres to national brand strategies. Together you will work collaboratively forecast base and incremental volume.
+ **Project Management** – You will have direct responsibility for executing projects and activities in a timely fashion on respective Kellogg Morning Foods brands and their impact at a market level.
+ **Data Champion** – In this role you are responsible for the team’s data integrity. Acting as the team expert on the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Tools you will train team members on use of the system and metrics. You will provide Ad-hoc financial and data analysis, including pre/post event analysis.
**YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS**
+ High School Diploma / GED
+ Firm understanding of promotional methodology and management
+ Proven ability to communicate complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels, both in writing and verbally
+ Ability to work in conditions which include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities, extended work schedules, and specific time constraints
+ Advanced Excel expertise and proven efficiency working in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
+ Advanced technical ability in Trade Promotion Management Software (TPM)
+ Proven fact-based selling experience as well as experience with Nielsen, Business Warehouse Reporting and SAP
The ideal candidate will reside in the Rogers, AR area and will work daily from our local office location.
+ A flexible work schedule and estimated travel around 5% of the time
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.