Career Opportunities

Entry Level Positions

Marketing or Sales Intern
Sales Representative


Nationwide, with sales offices in Atlanta, Bethlehem, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Lebanon, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle


Hormel Foods Corporation, headquartered in Austin, Minnesota, is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded meat and food products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, and foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience, and value.

Products manufactured by the corporation include hams, bacon, sausages, franks, canned luncheon meats, stews, chilies, hash, meat spreads, shelf-stable microwaveable entrees, salsas and frozen processed foods. These selections are sold to retail, foodservice and wholesale operations under many well-established trademarks.

Hormel Foods sells products in all 50 states through a direct sales force assigned to offices in major cities throughout the United States. Their efforts are supported by independent brokers and distributors. Through Hormel Foods International Corporation, the company markets its products in various locations throughout the world. Some of the larger markets include Australia, Canada, China, England, Japan, Mexico, and Micronesia. Products are sold to retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors and operators, and other outlets worldwide.

Our Hormel Foods' success as a company is largely based on the talent and dedication of the people who work here. With more than 19,800 employees, Hormel Foods is committed to fostering a positive work environment that encourages professional growth and fulfillment. Sixty-three percent of employees have been with the company for five or more years. Most recently, we were recognized on the 2012 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads list (an honor we also received in 2010).

Hormel Foods has exciting opportunities for sales representatives in two different divisions: Consumer Products Sales, and Foodservice. Sales representatives are responsible for calling on a variety of customers with the objective of increasing sales for their district. They achieve increases by adding products to distribution and expanding the usage of existing Hormel Foods products. In addition, representatives are in charge of implementing marketing strategies for their products.

Hormel Foods is the best place to build a career with real staying power. A hunger for success and the talent and enthusiasm to go the distance can take you far at Hormel Foods.