MBA Finance Strategic Leadership Development Program 2024

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.




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With a global portfolio of over 150 unique wine and spirits brands like High Noon, Barefoot Wine, New Amsterdam, Pink Whitney, Orin Swift, La Marca, and Apothic, Gallo is the largest family-owned winery in the world, a top 5 spirits company in the U.S., and growing. We’re committed to providing you with opportunities for advancement, competitive compensation, benefits, and a work-life balance that supports your well-being!   



Our MBA Finance Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) will give you the opportunity to accelerate your career and make an impact right away. You’ll work on challenging strategic projects that give you broad exposure to our growing business and leadership. You’ll develop robust expertise in multiple areas of Finance and have the opportunity to collaborate cross-functionally across departments (e.g., Marketing, Supply Chain, Tech) depending on your goals. Employees typically move into a new role within 12–24 months which allows you to take ownership of your projects, build skills, and show results. Our MBA SLDP alumni are leading teams across the company and across the globe. Apply now to be next! 


All candidates should exhibit Intrapreneurship and Ownership behaviors:  

  • Intrapreneurship is entrepreneurship in an established company: behaviors that include thinking boldly, taking appropriate risks, learning from mistakes, showing initiative, and encouraging and reinforcing innovation.  

  • Ownership refers to behaviors that include setting high expectations, driving candid discussion, and holding self and others accountable. 



The Finance SLDP program is designed to be an accelerated track to develop future leaders of the Finance organization.  Common first rotation department assignments include: 

  • Corporate Strategy and Business Development: Formulate long term strategy of the Winery, including acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic initiatives 

  • Brand Team Finance: Develop long and short-term strategic direction to support marketing, sales, and new products  

  • Operations Finance: Provide financial leadership to multiple wineries, bottling facilities, and supply chain 

  • Sales Finance: Develop profitability analysis, advertising spend management, and sales investment decision making 

  • Revenue Management: Develop pricing and promotion strategies to improve financial performance   

  • Wine & Grape Supply: Manage long-term strategic planning, working closely with winemaking, production, forecasting, and marketing to optimize the Gallo grape portfolio 


All rotations provide an opportunity for our candidates to add value by working on high-impact strategic priorities for the organization.  



Gallo has a rotation culture that extends beyond this program. Once at Gallo, candidates have the opportunity to rotate to other parts of the organization for future roles depending on the candidate’s interest and business need. Some common cross-rotations from recent candidates include: 

  • Marketing 

  • Sales 

  • E-Commerce 

  • Supply Chain 

  • Tech 



  • Currently enrolled in an MBA degree program and will receive degree by July 2024. 

  • Three years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA. 

  • Required be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description. 

  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description. 

  • Experience effectively presenting information to top management groups. 



  • Prior relevant experience in Consumer Products, Agribusiness, or Consulting. 

  • Five years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA. 

  • MBA Concentration in Finance or Strategy. 

  • Exceptional leadership skills and experience driving change in an organization. 

  • Superior strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving skills. 



  • Hiring Salary Range Posted:  $105,400 - $158,000 / year
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.
  • In addition to the salary, this position may be eligible for bonuses and incentive plans, as applicable.


 Gallo does not sponsor for employment-based visas for this position now or in the future. 



The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 



Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Gallo is enrolled in the Department of Homeland Security's E-Verifying program and will use the program to verify the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees as required.

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