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Date:  Jun 21, 2024
Job Req ID:  19042
Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  US
State:  TX
City:  Arlington
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Area Sales Manager


As an Area Sales Manager in Dallas, TX, you’ll lead a high-performing team, driving overall sales and achieving budget targets for your Area Team. The Area Sales Manager is responsible for developing, coaching and teaching a team of Retail Sales leads. This will include weekly ride days to develop staff. This requires 60% travel. The ideal candidate will reside in Dallas, TX or the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  This position covers the geography of West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, East Texas, Shreveport LA, Oklahoma, and Little Rock Arkansas.


Retail Role Details:

  • The ideal candidate will reside within 45 miles of the center of this territory
  • This is a salaried position with quarterly bonus opportunity
  • You will be eligible to choose one of our Fleet Program options:
    • Company Car Program: Ford Escape along with insurance and a gas card
    • Auto Vehicle Reimbursement: allows you to choose what you drive and be reimbursed for business use of your own vehicle
  • You will receive a $65 monthly stipend for cell phone usage


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing 


  • Drive Results – Coach and develop your team to achieve key metrics. These metrics encompass the POS (Point of Sale) budget, call coverage, and maintaining a “perfect shelf” strategy.
  • Selling, Negotiating, and Executing Business Plans – Collaborate with decision makers. Utilizing business intelligence data, you’ll craft a compelling selling narrative to drive business growth for both your customers and Kellanova.
  • Leverage Data - Use analytics to track KPI’s, achieve goals and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communication - Present business reviews to senior level leadership to showcase team performance.


We’re Looking for Someone With 


  • Significant sales experience combined with people leadership experience, ideally in the Consumer Product Goods industry
  • Account management experience (i.e., headquarters, district, region, or market level) 
  • Strong understanding of analytics and ability to use multiple sources to build a selling story (i.e., account data, scan data, POS data etc.) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to drive to multiple locations
  • This is a driving role which requires the use of a personal vehicle. To meet the requirements of the role, you must have 2 or less moving violations within the last 36 months.
  • High school diploma or equivalent


What’s Next 


After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer. 


Need assistance throughout the application or hiring process? Email 


If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information. 


Get to Know Us 


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others. 


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together. 


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.  


We’re on a journey to be the best. You coming?  


Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here. 

Nearest Major Market: Arlington Texas
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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