MBA Finance Strategic Leadership Development Program 2023

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

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.

Application Deadline: October 8, 2022



Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands like High Noon, Barefoot Wine, New Amsterdam, La Marca, and Apothic, Gallo is the largest family-owned winery in the world. We’re committed to providing you with opportunities for advancement, competitive compensation, benefits, and a work-life balance that supports your well-being!  


Program highlights:

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 receive challenging strategic projects that give you broad exposure to our growing business and leadership. You’ll develop robust expertise in multiple areas of Finance or have the opportunity to move cross-functionally to other departments (such as Supply Chain or Information Technology) 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!


Finance opportunities:

The SLDP program is designed to be an accelerated track to develop future leaders of the Finance organization.  Your first role will be in Finance, but candidates have the opportunity to rotate to other parts of the organization in future roles. 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.


Other Opportunities:

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
  • Information Technology


What You Will Need:

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA degree program and will receive degree by July 2023.
  • Three years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA.
  • Strong presentation skills and a proven ability to effectively present information to management groups in required.
  • Superior strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Proven leadership skills, business acumen, and communications skills.


What Will set you apart:

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


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


physical demands and work environment:

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.


Req ID 97084 



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not 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 in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


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.

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