Kellogg Commercial Field Sales Representative – 12 month placement opportunity in FIELD BASED, United States

You grew up with us. Now grow with us by joining our exciting field sales team on a 12 month sandwich under graduate placement.

This could be the first 12 months of an unbelievable career!

You will be joining an industry respected sales team working with some of the biggest food brands in the world. You will have the opportunity to learn with us, shaping you to be a commercial expert and providing you with plenty of opportunities to build a fulfilling career, in a direction that most suits you.

Whether you are considering a sales or marketing type career following graduation or looking to simply develop new skills, what better way than joining a global company as ambitious as you?

Why field sales?

The Commercial Field Sales 12 month placement role will sit directly within a regional sales team. After a detailed induction, you will be have full ownership & responsible for delivering the Kellogg's commercial plan that has been agreed nationally across the major multiples and symbol accounts. In addition it is responsible for building and maintaining strong business relationships across multi-channel accounts, to deliver incremental opportunities to the national and regional agreed plan.

You will have the exciting opportunity to ensure any local support and investment drives maximum return for Kellogg, such as event support and point of sale material. Therefore your creative flair will be essential to drive incremental visibility through display for Kellogg products

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Commercial Field Sales Representative, you will:

  • Drive your career path with your line manager by building an individual self-development plan around agreed competency areas

  • Work alongside other cross functional departments to deliver project work.

  • Proactively drive and deliver quarterly & monthly targets for all initiatives e.g. NPD (new product development) distribution, POS (point of sale) usage, displays

  • Drive In-store activation to maximize impact and deliver store out performance £s versus national average

  • Understand the multi-channel and regional strategy to deliver targets through account base in the call file.

  • Align with Account Development Executive's to execute the agreed plan where appropriate

  • Proactively develop and manage business relationships at a local level to deliver incremental opportunities for Kellogg's

  • Understand and ensure that Kellogg's category principles are delivered through customer contacts

  • Proactively manage call file, ensuring it captures key accounts. Monitor and evaluate call performance and feed any recommended amends back to Sales Operations to continuously support and grow the Kellogg business

  • Ensure 100% coverage of account base within call file within agreed time frame

  • Drive competitor champion focus - conduit for communication of competitor news on product, pricing and promotional strategy

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

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

Required:

  • Strong interpersonal, numeracy and organisational skills

  • Excellent team player

  • Inquisitive nature, dynamic individual with a can do attitude and drive improvement/learning.

  • Self-starter

  • Interest and ability to interpret sales data

  • Proficient in technology

  • Clean UK driving license

Preferred:

  • Previous experience within an in-store merchandising, retail and upselling environment

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

This role requires someone with an immense passion and spirit to work and win within sales. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to grow with us whilst contributing to the growth of the Kellogg business.

Besides the great experience you will receive, there are even more reasons to start your career with Kellogg’s – our competitive placement benefits package being one:

  • Training – 24 months’ worth of training in 12 months

  • Opportunities to secure a full-time role after University and then progress quickly within Kellogg’s (no absolute guarantees as dependent on performance and availability)

  • £15,800pa + normal FSR benefits

  • £4000 London weighting if role is within M25

  • Benefits such as car, lPAD, smart phone etc,

  • Generous holiday allowance

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.

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact myHR@kellogg.com.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

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The 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.

Title: Commercial Field Sales Representative – 12 month placement opportunity

Location: UK-Field Based

Requisition ID: SAL006569

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Internship/Graduate

Closing Date: Jan 3, 2017, 4:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No