Graduate Category Executive- FMCG (Exciting Brands & Own Label)

Attractive Salary + Benefits
20 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

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 Graduate Category 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 assist 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 (6 Months +)  across one or more of the follwing-

  1. Category or Customer Marketing
  2. Merchandising or Trade Marketing
  3. Commercial Analysis- Demand Planning, Supply etc
  4. Marketing
  5. Or Even Financal Analysis- but with a desire to move towards Category Marketing

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 or Consumer Marketing.

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