Kellogg Manager of Team Sales in CHICAGO, Illinois

Advance your career as a Manager Team Sales supporting the Albertson’s East business (Safeway Eastern, Shaw’s, Jewell, ACME, Randall’s & Tom Thumb). Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. As an integral part of the Kellogg Morning Foods Sales team, you will be responsible for the development, management, and leadership of a team of account managers. You will work to ensure stated sales and customer profitability objectives are met through the planning, development and execution of goals and objectives. Help us bring the best to families each morning - 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?


  • People Leadership – As a Manager of Team Sales (MTS) you will manage and lead account managers to attain assigned budgets and profit objectives. Communicating marketing and sales strategies to account managers, you will ensure the successful implementation of initiatives in order to meet sales objectives.

  • Account Development – You will initiate and maintain on-going relationships with customers to insulate and enable the sale of the company’s brands. Taking an active role in management of key accounts in collaboration with the account manager will drive your success.

  • Strategic Partnerships – Internally, you will work closely with peer MTS’s, Battle Creek Headquarters personnel, Category Management, Financial Exchange, Sales Planners, Customer Service, Logistics, Customer marketing, trade marketing, contracted services, and ROM’s.

  • Analytics – Knowing your business will be imperative in driving sales growth. Performing pre and post promotion analysis and revising future programs as necessary will be critical in achieving desired results.

  • Budget Management – You will be responsible for your team’s Profit & Loss (P&L). This position provides direction to the team in on-going investment management of spend to ensure Return on Investment (ROI) within the operating profit commitment.

  • Talent Recruitment – We believe careers need room to grow. That is where you come in by recruiting and developing personnel, and ensuring that qualified and talented people are selected, trained and developed. You will actively work to promote diversity in the workplace.



  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Significant sales experience

  • Substantial CPG experience

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Ability to manage, lead, and resolve conflict in a diverse environment.

  • Ability to work in conditions, which include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities, extended work schedules, and specific time constraints

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Previous experience in developing peers or subordinates

  • Experience managing trade dollars within assigned budgets

  • Prior experience with Syndicated Data (i.e. Nielsen or IRI)


The ideal candidate will reside in the New York Tristate area, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Boston or Chicago Metro Areas.

  • A flexible work schedule and the ability to travel approximately 40-50% 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:

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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 for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Manager of Team Sales

Location: USA-IL-Chicago

Other Locations: USA-PA-Philadelphia, USA-NY-New York, USA-MA-Boston, USA-PA-Pittsburgh, USA-DC-Washington, USA-MD-Baltimore

Requisition ID: SAL008792

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Apr 13, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes