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Kellogg Key Account Executive – Restaurants in Texas

Advance your career as a Key Account Executive - Restaurants. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. In this exciting role, you will use your selling skills to partner with key decision makers at 20-50 top restaurant accounts within a designated geography to drive business results. An integral part of the Kellogg Away From Home Channel Sales team, you will create sales plans and ensure the execution of all activities related to the accounts. You will develop customer’s relationship plans to penetrate all levels and functions of the customer organization to position the company for future growth. While you are at it, you will also be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork.

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?


  • Account Development – As a Key Account Executive-Restaurants you will lead sales execution efforts and manage business needs and relationships with customer personnel. Promoting a customer-centered culture, you will strive to exceed customer needs, requirements and expectations.

  • Strategic Partnerships – You will collaborate with customer key decision makers as well as internal cross-functional partners (Operator and Distributor Region sales teams, Commercial National Accounts Managers, & Commercial Strategy Manager) to identify opportunities and develop ideas that deliver sales results.

  • Analytics – Knowing your business will be imperative in driving sales growth. Understanding and effectively leveraging customer, industry, and internal sales information, you will drive compliance and sustain a competitive edge.

  • Budget Management – You will be responsible for managing trade dollars within your assigned budgets and executing customer specific trade plans. Submitting accurate data will be necessary to accurately build customer Profit and Loss (P&Ls) and analysis.



  • High school diploma/GED

  • Significant relatedexperience

  • Ability to develop, present,and execute customer plans with a focus on customer communication andaccount penetration

  • Ability to understand marketdynamics, forecast results, and analyze and interpret data

  • Strong understanding oftrade strategy and negotiation skills

  • Strong interpersonal andcommunication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoftoffice applications

  • Motor vehicle history with 2or less moving violations within the last 36 months

Bonus Points:

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Successful Foodservicefield-based sales and account management experience

  • Experience calling on orworking with commercial restaurant accounts

  • Culinary Experience

  • Significant experience inthe consumer packaged goods products (CPG) industries


The ideal candidate will reside in either the Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX metro area.

  • A flexible work schedule andthe ability to travel around 50% of the time but may vary depending onlocation of residency. Some travel will be overnight and willrequire traveling by flight.

  • This position providesparticipation 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 .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Key Account Executive – Restaurants

Location: USA-Illinois

Other Locations: USA-Texas

Requisition ID: SAL010854

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jan 1, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No