Category Executive

Midlands based
£Dependent on experience + Package
11 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a blue-chip (branded & own label) food business and are the leaders in their food categories. On their behalf we are now recruiting for a Category Executive to work in line with two key retail accounts

In order to help shape strategy and continue to be category leaders they are recruiting a Category Executive to support the Senior Category Manager.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working closely with the Category and Sales teams to create any necessary regular reports using customer data sources
  • Work with merchandising team to build capabilities, develop fixture plans and develop relationships with the retailers merchandising team
  • Be an expert across all information sources, working with and analyzing market data
  • Building strong cross-functional relationships – internal / external
  • Provide actionable insights to both internal and external stakeholders

To be successful in this category Executive role you will be:

  • Retail or FMCG manufacturer experience
  • Highly numerate
  • Computer literate
  • Technical skills in data manipulation
  • Analytical ability & naturally inquisitive
  • Ability to present data and insights in a concise and insightful manner
  • Good organisation & communication skills

Apply quoting reference 7/15100/7 to

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