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Promotions Coordinator

Marshall, Minnesota

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At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at

We are looking to fill a Promotions Coordinator for our Food Service Division in Marshall, MN This position is responsible for managing trade promotions for a defined group of accounts including but not limited to: auditing promotional contracts trade validation and payment trade accrual management evaluating and interpreting deductions and promotions to improve timeliness and accuracy relating to deduction resolution and management.

  • Responsible for management of customer trade programs to include tracking validation reporting payment and accrual management as directed; while ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Analyzes and interprets of customer performance to the agreed upon contractual obligations.
  • Ensure accuracy of allowances permitted based on contract terms and conditions for rebates and price deviations.
  • Validates the integrity of the claim data used in the sales reporting that drives business strategy and financial decisions utilizing internal purchase data and external sources.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customers sales and other cross-functional departments. Effectively leads collaboration with those contacts to achieve problem resolution where needed.
  • Identify trade discrepancies and works with the customer to gain understanding for resolution.
  • Improve process efficiencies productivity and quality.
  • Ensures compliance of internal guidelines and controls including trade spending and check policy for payments made for trade spending promotions.
  • Prepare and present trade claim data on an as needed basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned which includes cross-training to other areas in the department.
  • Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting Finance or Business preferred or equivalent experience

Years of Related Experience: Typically has a minimum of 3 years of related experience


  • Possesses strong understanding of the food industry
  • Ability to interpret data and analyze data as it relates to business
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Action oriented enjoys being productive and has a drive for results
  • Builds strong rapport with internal departments and external customers
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and complex situations
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and make quality decisions in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated technical competencies including Sales Discovery (where applicable) MEI (where applicable) SAP Business Explorer/BW MS Access Excel Word and Power Point.
  • Has high integrity and the ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Organized uses resources effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Basic understanding of general accounting principles and accepted standards
  • Team player and positive attitude

The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
Job Type: Non-exempt
Business Unit: Schwan's Shared Services, LLC
Req #: 19004065
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