Foodservice Account Executive Des Moines, IA

General Mills, Inc. Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 4 months ago

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.


General Mills is seeking a Foodservice Account Executive in Des, Moines, IA to:

  • Be responsible for developing sales through the introduction and execution of sales plans and programs for specific distributor and operator accounts

  • Support sales and marketing strategies as defined by the Zone Manager and Region Manager

  • Work closely with the local region sales team to ensure product and account penetration in order to achieve the Foodservice Distributor segment sales program


  • Deliver assigned volume program for territory that will enable the region to deliver its program

  • Responsible for managing key distributors and operator accounts as assigned within the covered geographies

  • Develop strong relationships through regular calls with key distributor personnel and major operator customers in the market

  • Responsible for developing and executing distributor marketing programs (or equivalent distributor programs) and operator program


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Reside in the Des Moines, IA region

  • Minimum of 5 years of Foodservice sales or equivalent business-to-business sales experience required

  • Experience in management of foodservice distributors and/or distributor headquarters a plus

  • Ability to work in a home office environment and travel 40%

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strategic business development

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Business management skills to deliver outstanding results

  • Ability to excel in a team environment


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Foodservice Account Executive Des Moines, IA

General Mills, Inc.