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Kellogg Sales Planning Manager in CINCINNATI, Ohio

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 Kroger Wholesome Snacks 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?


  • 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 category 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 Wholesome Snacks brands and their impact at a market level.

  • Data Champion – In this role you are responsible for the team’s data integrity. You will act as the team expert on the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Tools while providing Ad-hoc financial and data analysis, including pre/post event analysis.



  • Firm understanding of promotionalmethodology and management

  • Proven ability to communicatecomplex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences withdiffering knowledge levels, both in writing and verbally

  • Ability to work in conditionswhich include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities, extended workschedules, and specific time constraints

  • Advanced Excel expertise andproven efficiency working in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Previous sales, revenuegrowth management, business planning and/or analytical experience

  • Advanced technical abilityin Trade Promotion Management Software (TPM)

  • Proven fact-based sellingexperience as well as experience with Nielsen, Business WarehouseReporting, SAP and Kroger Reporting Data


The ideal candidate will reside in the Cincinnati, OH metro area and will work daily from home until we reopen our local office in Loveland, OH.

  • Aflexible work schedule and the ability to travel up to 10% 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 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/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

Ifyou require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, pleasereach out to ApplicationAssistance@kellogg.com .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Sales Planning Manager

Location: USA-OH-Cincinnati

Requisition ID: SAL011785

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 14, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No