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Sr Customer Sales Lead, Snacks On The Go

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Rogers
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success.We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. Our portfolio includes the iconic Campbell's brand, as well as Michael Angelo's, noosa, Pace, Pacific Foods, Prego, Rao's Homemade, Swanson, and V8. In our Snacks division, we have brands like Cape Cod, Goldfish, Kettle Brand, Lance, Late July, Pepperidge Farm, Snack Factory, and Synder's of Hanover. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.General SummaryThe Customer Sales Lead will lead the development and implementation of the integrated growth plans. Responsible for proactively managing, monitoring, evaluating, and updating the overall business plan to meet all volume, profit and share objectives. In addition, incumbent is responsible for implementing our brand strategies and tactics with customers by working closely with key decision makers and utilizing category management initiatives to drive customer decision making.CSL's primary focus is to grow net sales, profit and market share across the Campbell's Snacks brand portfolio across a variety of snacking categories. In addition, the CSL is responsible for implementing Campbell brand strategies and tactics by working closely with key decision makers at Walmart, utilizing consumer insights and category management to drive key initiatives. This role will work hand in hand with the Campbell's Direct Store Delivery (DSD) selling and delivery operations team to ensure best in class execution occurs in market. The position will require strong cross-functional leadership, financial acumen, customer interface skills, and strategic agility capabilities. The ability to manage in complex situations and boil down to simple interpretation and action steps is critical.Principal Responsibilities:--- Lead the integrated growth planning process and annual strategic plan with Walmart.--- Manage supplier relationships on assigned categories.--- Utilize the sales planning tool and customer investment system to create optimal customer plans.--- Develop and implement trade promotion strategies and tactical plans with the customer--- Works closely with our DSD Field Sales Organization and Independent Operators to win with our customer in the marketplace.--- Conduct post event analysis to evaluate promotional volume, consumption, profit and spending results versus plan and leverage findings to maximize future promotional opportunities.--- Monitor and manage deduction balances and conduct post audits.--- Leverage shelf solutions to drive retail availability and additional product placements in store.--- Conduct category business reviews, leveraging loyalty and syndicated data, to discuss the state of the business, consumer trends, key business drivers, incremental opportunities, etc.--- Leverage Category Management resources and loyalty data appropriately.--- Knowledgeable of Campbell brand strategies and tactics and implements by working closely with the customer's key decision makers which include buyers, category managers, and merchandising leaders.--- Utilize sound category management practices to proactively link consumer and shopper trends and opportunities.--- Lead the customer in the execution of category assessments.--- Develop and lead accurate monthly forecasts in order to maximize supply chain efficiencies by tracking shipments, consumption data and inventory changes for the entire team. Proactively identify potential risks or threats to monthly forecasts.--- Sell in new items to the customer and work with key customer personnel to achieve optimal distribution.--- Leverage Customer Marketing resources to develop and implement collaborative marketing programs in alignment with brand and customer strategies and track and monitor progress of new item and initiative development.--- Identify profitable opportunities to grow incremental volume.Job Complexity / Scope:--- Assess customer's competitive position, behaviors and strategies and understand how they align with company strategic goals and determine appropriate investment strategy (use of trade, customer marketing, and integrated marketing equities) that will best support a customer's revenue, profit and share growth.--- Develop productive working relationship with key decision makers within the customer's organizational structure.--- Manage numerous key customer touch points.--- Manage trade funding in accordance with company standards.--- May be responsible for managing all categories or select categories, depending on the specific customer.--- Requires varying degrees of cross-functional interaction within the customer team (e.g., Finance, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Customer Business Managers, etc.) as well as with World Headquarter personnel (e.g., Integrated Marketing, Customer Development, Brand Management, etc.) based upon the size, complexity and strategic importance of the customer.--- Working knowledge of the Syndicated database & technical skill to leverage the data.--- Strong understanding of and experience with P&L management.Job Specifications:--- Minimum education required: Bachelor's degree.--- Years of relevant experience: 8+ years' experience in the CPG industry.--- Knowledge, skill, and abilities preferred:--- Strong written and verbal communication skills--- Must possess excellent problem-solving skills--- Strong analytical thinking and analysis capability--- Ability to pull/use syndicated data (IRI/Nielsen)--- Ability to negotiate--- Strong interpersonal and influencing skills--- Ability to penetrate and conduct meetings at high levels--- Category & Brand knowledge preferred--- Knowledge of Supply Chain operations preferred--- P&L management experience preferred--- Experience managing a DSD business in the past preferredWorking Conditions--- Travel as needed--- Must be able to relocate as required#LI-HybridPhysical DemandsThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.DisclaimerThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Compensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$105,000-$172,200Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and qualified applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, including consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Rogers , Sr Customer Sales Lead, Snacks On The Go, Accounting, Auditing , Rogers, Arkansas

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