|Business Management Associate – Sales|
Company: General Mills
Location: Nationwide, US
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/25/2020
Expire Date: 11/25/2020
Job Categories: Sales
Business Management Associate – Sales|
OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Business Management Associate is an entry-level management position designed to develop the future leaders of General Mills. This role provides you with the foundational knowledge needed to successfully start your career. You will receive training, exposure to the business, work/life flexibility, individual feedback sessions and a clear career path with defined, key experiences needed to continue your advancement. As a result, tremendous opportunity exists for the individual who has the desire and ability to excel in the area of Sales Management, and the willingness to relocate to advance their career.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Your career will be built through a variety of different roles and assignments, each designed to build the depth and breadth needed to transform into a future Sales leader for General Mills.
Selling and Influencing: Develop foundational selling skills and product knowledge through a structured curriculum and immersive field experiences.
Business Analytics/Problem Solving: Understand and utilize business dynamics and analytical tools available to provide solution-based insights to influence decision-makers.
Sales Support: Leverage understanding of customer needs and business analytics to inform strategy development. Partner with field sales to develop an understanding of customer needs, including analysis and recommendations to drive business performance.
Relationship Building: Opportunity to build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations.
Within Sales we have two opportunities to start your career.
- North American Retail (NAR) business delivers profitable growth with sales to grocery stores, club channels, drug and discount stores, and ecommerce.
- Convenience & Foodservice (C&F) business sells a wide array of branded and non-branded products within school cafeterias, hotels, restaurants, bakeries, convenience stores, and vending channels.
Start dates: January & July 2021 or potential “open” start dates depending on assigned field/market area BMA role
Competitive salary ($61K base salary plus signing bonus plus annual bonus)
Car: insurance, fuel, maintenance covered. Personal use fee, based on vehicle type, deducted from your pay
15 vacation days, paid holidays, PTO, & relocation (if eligible)
401K, retirement contribution plan
Medical, dental, life insurance
HOW DO I APPLY?
Convenience & Foodservice – Business Management Associate: https://careers.generalmills.com/job/11295477/convenience-foodservice-business-management-associate-us-nationwide/
North America Retail – Business Management Associate: https://careers.generalmills.com/job/11295476/north-america-retail-business-management-associate-us-nationwide/
Open to all majors. Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred
3.0+ cumulative GPA preferred. Dec. 2020, May 2021 graduation
IS THIS YOU?
Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork experience
Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Flexibility and willingness to relocate to our world headquarters in Minneapolis, MN or designated field/business center locations. Potential starting locations include North American Retail (NAR): Minneapolis, MN; Scottsdale, AZ; Rogers, AR; Cincinnati, OH; Philadelphia, PA; Tampa, FL. Convenience & Foodservice (C&F): Minneapolis, MN or other designated field locations/market areas. Relocation for subsequent roles is critical for progression within our Sales Division.
US work authorization / Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
Company Name: General Mills
We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. General Mills is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, a place to explore new perspectives and a place to reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one another and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.