Category Development Manager
Job Title: Category Development Manager (Procter & Gamble)
Are you articulate, tenacious and action driven? If so, then we want to hear from you! We are Field Sales Solutions, a well-respected and leading field marketing company with various accolades, including Field Marketing Agency of the year award 2017. We work in partnership with various leading and exciting brands and due to a recent team expansion, we have an opportunity for a Grooming Development Manager with our client Procter & Gamble.
We are looking for a very focused individual to become a grooming category expert to grow sales, ensure availability, educate store staff and, most importantly, deliver irresistible execution in store. We are looking for an individual with exceptional organization & communication skills to assist us in delivering this objective and maximizing opportunities within store.
On behalf of Procter & Gamble, you’ll develop and nurture excellent working relationships with your store contacts, this role is all about solution provision which is achieved by communicating effectively in store. Combining skills in negotiation and category development will see an increase in sales, generating a positive return on investment within the stores on your defined geographical territory. Strong knowledge of the grocery and high -street retail sectors and an understanding of category management is desirable.
- Effectively executing the grooming category field sales strategy in your stores.
- Be the key point of contact for Gillette in your stores and build effective relationships with key decision makers.
- Positively influence availability & visibility by ensuring the implementation of processes & compliance.
- Reviewing and analysing sales performance and creating bespoke action plans.
Reporting to your Regional Manager, you’ll have monthly team meetings to discuss progress. Otherwise, this role is predominantly field based with the majority of time spent building relationships with your retail outlets. There’ll be a high level of autonomy, so you’ll need to be self-motivated and well- organised.
A role with Field Sales Solutions will expose you to the big names in the FMCG world, and gives you an opportunity to be rewarded for your motivation and skills.