Category Executive- FMCG (Exciting Brands & Own Label)

Location
Yorkshire
Salary
£25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Ref
JNRCATP
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Client

Our client is a leading Branded & Own Label Player within the FMCG arena, they operate across several categories within the retail market and they have recently undergone a strong Re-Branding and NPD Strategy.  In order to assist in the delivery of this, they are seeking to appoint a Category Executive or Commercial Executive within their Customer Marketing team. This a great Business with Great Brands; and is in massive Growth across Retail, C&C & OOH.

 

The Role

  • As the Category Executive, you will takea a assit in the development of the category strategy and vision to influence category development including range, space and merchandising plans.
  • By working on strategic reviews for relevant accounts, identifying category drivers and devising category plans including range and merchandise proposals.
  • You will contribute to the client being ultimately chosen as the category advisor for all of the strategic retail partners.
  • In the longer-term this exciting role will progress your career towards the status of Category Manager in which you will take sole strategic responsibility for a “Core Category” area.

 

Candidate Requirements

Relevant Candidates will have ideally have some level of exposure to Category/Trade Marketing within one of three channels- Leading Food players, Non Food FMCG Businesses or working directly for a UK Retailer. In doing so they will be at ease with operating in an intellectually tough environment, where results are driven via a “hands on” approach. Being an International Player, successful candidates will have access to a strong and structured career path in Category Marketing, Consumer Marketing or even Commercial.