Category Manager

England, County Durham
£37000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
26 Feb 2018
26 Mar 2018
Anissa Mouffok
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Due to growth, my client now has a vacancy for a Category Manager to join their in house marketing team in County Durham.

Client Details

My client is based in County Durham and is a well established, financially sound, growing business who has had double digit growth in the last 5 years.


As Category Manager, you will have the following key responsibilities:
  • Revenue & Margin targets in named categories.
  • Accurate & creative merchandising of product range.
  • Develop & implement marketing plan in line with company objectives.
  • Create & implement creative offers/deals.
  • Separate customer acquisition & retention campaigns.
  • Develop & improve customer journey.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Ensure marketing budget is used efficiently in your designated product categories.
  • Mentoring of junior category managers.


The successful Category Manager will have the following demonstrable skills:
  • Proven track record in product category management.
  • Sales focused with strong commercial acumen.
  • Experience working within a KPI/targeted environment.
  • Data and results focused with strong attention to detail.
  • Someone who would describe themselves as a commercial marketeer.
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, listening.
  • Able to create clear, concise reports for management.

Job Offer

c.£40k basic salary DOE + bonus + flexible benefits