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Senior Manager - Sales

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Kellanova

Prospect Heights, IL, US

22 days ago
full-time
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Job highlights

Qualification

Bachelor’s degree or relevant broker management experience. Previous experience effectively communicating complex information to diverse audiences, both in writing and verbally. Proficiency in using syndicated data (i.e. Nielsen, Circana), and retailer specific loyalty card data, shopper panel metrics and space planning software. Previous experience in leading and developing a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Responsibility

In this exciting role, your responsibilities will include providing strategic leadership and direction, aligning with sales objectives, trade guidelines, operating budget, and channel strategies—all aimed at maximizing gross sales and operating profit. Identify Key Opportunities – Develop innovative strategies and tactics to increase distribution of core and innovation items, address high-volume customer concerns, and attain budget. Assesses market needs, formulates execution strategies, and communicates with key personnel at Acosta and internally at Kellanova. Empower and Develop Talent- Utilize your leadership skills to direct the professional development of your team, putting effective goals in place

Job Description

Description

Advance your career as Senior Manager, Away From Home Sales supporting our broker partner, Acosta. In this exciting role, your responsibilities will include providing strategic leadership and direction, aligning with sales objectives, trade guidelines, operating budget, and channel strategies—all aimed at maximizing gross sales and operating profit. This is a fully remote position and can be located anywhere in the United States. As a leader within our Away From Home (AFH) team, you’ll play a pivotal role in driving performance both nationally and regionally. With an owner’s mindset and enthusiasm for the future, you will be developing strategies to shape the growth of our business. A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing • Cross-Functional Collaboration –Manage project timelines, coordinate with cross-functional teams, and collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Commercial Strategy, and broker partner teams to develop joint business plans and execution standards. • Identify Key Opportunities – Develop innovative strategies and tactics to increase distribution of core and innovation items, address high-volume customer concerns, and attain budget. Assesses market needs, formulates execution strategies, and communicates with key personnel at Acosta and internally at Kellanova. Empower and Develop Talent- Utilize your leadership skills to direct the professional development of your team, putting effective goals in place. This will be essential to foster an inclusive, dynamic, and cross-functional experience that promotes business success, team growth, and a healthy and vibrant culture. • Empower and Develop Talent - Utilize your leadership skills to direct the professional development of your team, putting effective goals in place. This will be essential to foster an inclusive, dynamic, and cross-functional experience that promotes business success, team growth, and a healthy and vibrant culture. We’re Looking for Someone With • Bachelor’s degree or relevant broker management experience. • Previous experience effectively communicating complex information to diverse audiences, both in writing and verbally. • Proficiency in using syndicated data (i.e. Nielsen, Circana), and retailer specific loyalty card data, shopper panel metrics and space planning software. (JDA, Apollo or Spaceman) • Previous experience in leading and developing a team • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. What’s Next After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer. Need assistance throughout the application or hiring process? Email USA.Recruitment@Kellanova.com. If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information. Get to Know Us At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others. Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together. Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work. [GM3] The best brands. The best people. The best you. Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.