Kellogg Sales Representative in MI, United States

Grow with us as a Sales Representative for the Kellogg Company! Lead with us as you utilize your sales expertise to engage our customers and consumers and get them excited about our brands. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as a Sales Representative, you will be part of our success by:

  • Selling, negotiating, and executing business plans through fact-based selling techniques to achieve win-win results

  • Identifying selling opportunities to grow Kellogg Sales during each store visit

  • Growing base sales through maximizing distribution, increasing share of shelf and ensuring Planogram integrity

  • Selling creative displays to be placed at optimal locations, maximizing sales

  • Selling incrementally to support ads and brand marketing activity

  • Selling in Kellogg innovation and gaining proper shelf placement

  • Optimizing retail coverage patterns

  • Identify opportunities, and communicating to merchandising resources

  • Developing trusted customer relationships by anticipating customer needs; providing solutions and guidance related to business opportunities


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:


  • Strong problem solving, influence, and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated use of excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency working in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

  • Intermediate technology skills such as Microsoft Office Applications, Internet, Cellular use

  • Flexible to be relocated to multiple geographies for post-graduate full-time placement


  • This position provides participation in the Kellogg Vehicle Reimbursement or Fleet Program

  • Ability to drive to multiple locations throughout a regular work day

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Work requires long periods of walking, standing, bending or carrying moderately heavy items (20-25 pounds) with or without reasonable accommodations Extended work schedule which may include some night, weekend and early morning hours

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.

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.

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.

Title: Sales Representative

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Other Locations: USA-NC-Charlotte, USA-OH-Cincinnati, USA-PA-Horsham, USA-IL-Oak Brook, USA-CO-Denver

Requisition ID: SAL006316

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 30, 2016, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No