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ConAgra Foods, Inc. Customer Business Manager in Seattle, Washington

Conagra Brands, one of North America's leading branded food companies, is looking for dynamic, motivated sales professionals to join our inclusive team. We are evolving our Customer Leadership (Sales) organization to challenge our own go-to-market approach and ensure retail customer needs are met, while also driving efficiencies and improving effectiveness. With one of the broadest food portfolios in the industry, we're creating additional developmental and advancement opportunities for employees and hiring numerous new team members for our selling business to achieve extraordinary solutions for our customers. Be part of this exciting change that will better prepare us to compete and win in the marketplace, both now and in the future.As Customer Business Manager, you will lead the development of planning at the account level, focusing on total volume, profit and share growth of the assigned portfolio. Manage the business plan to meet all volume, profit and share goals. Implement brand strategies with customers by working with decision makers and partners, using consumer insights and category management programs to guide customer decisions. You will report to a leader in our Sales organization.This is a remote field position based out of a home office. You Will:Develop annual plan for the customer and present internally to gain agreement on important opportunities for growthUse Sales Planning tools/systems to create customer plansDevelop trade promotion strategies and tactical plans with the customerMonitor and update the customer's overall business plan, including managing trade budgets and associated deduction balances, spending and volume, to achieve all sales goals versus planConduct post event analysis to evaluate promotional volume, consumption, profit and spending results versus plan and use findings to maximize future promotional opportunitiesImplement brand strategies through category business reviews with the customer's decision makers, including buyers, category managers and merchandising leadersEstablish regular connections with buyers to discuss the state of the business, consumer trends, important business drivers, and incremental opportunitiesUse sound category management practices to link consumer and shopper trends to sell-in new items and grow distributionDevelop accurate monthly forecasts to maximize supply chain efficiencies by tracking shipments, consumption data and inventory changesPartner with Shopper Marketing, Sales Strategy and Capabilities, and Category Leadership to develop collaborative marketing programs with brand and customer strategiesIdentify profitable opportunities to grow incremental volumeYou Have:Bachelor's degree5+ years experience in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sales, including field sales and headquarter experienceCustomer ExperienceExperience conducting meetings at high levels (ie: Senior Buyer) with the customerSupply chain knowledgeFinancial experience, including P&L managementOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedulesOur Company:Conagra Brands is one ofNorth America'sleading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye,Marie Callender's, Banquet, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAP

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