Category Manager

Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
VAC-23418
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager

Are you someone looking for a new opportunity to be part of an extremely successful FMCG business? Somewhere you can excel your career in an environment that places huge importance on personal development?  If that interests you, please read on! 

They are now looking to appoint a Category Manager, to turn insight into strategies and actions which unlock category growth for the leading brand. 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • To drive insight and actions from analysis of market and consumer data and identified market shifts and trends. 
  • To work closely with the sales team to maximise the performance of the core range within retailers to ensure maximum distribution and delivery of the brand plan.
  • To build relationships and trust across a network of key customer contacts 
  • To influence the category for mutual benefit, through Category Reviews, Range Reviews, New Product Presentations and customer specific.
  • To develop and implement shopper activation plans to realise category growth opportunities.
  • To contribute to the commercial strategy development and to own development of selling presentations and shopper activation strategies to bring this to life for the retail partners and shoppers.

The successful candidate:

  • Able to analyse and interpret data and present conclusions and recommendations
  • Previous experience working within a Category Management/Marketing team 
  • Working with data from data providers such as; Dunnhumby, Tesco link, Retail Link 
  • Experience developing and implementing shopper marketing activity 
  • Ability to turn insights into actions 

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through Sabrina.moghaddam@advocate-group.co.uk or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

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