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Category Executive (Interim)

Advocate Group
London (North), London (Greater)
Up to £36k (Pro Rata)
Closing date
24 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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Job Details

Are you looking to get a foot in the door with a leading FMCG brand who are going through a period of positive transformation?

Due to several internal promotions on secondment's, I am searching for a strong Category Executive to come in to the business on an initial 6 month contract.  Whilst the role isn't permanent initially, it will be a great learning curve and an opportunity for you to really showcase your talents within the team.

As part of the role you will cover:

  • Interacting with business and Trade at the Point of Sales and contributing to the Category development strategy and action
  • Collaborating with the Category Manager on influencing promotional and merchandising activities at the point of sale
  • Providing the placement guidelines for shelf, checkouts and second placement
  • Being a part of the process of monitoring and analysing the Category, competition and consumer market data in order to identify business opportunities and develop and drive the new Category development plans
  • Adapting the Central activity calendar to local customer/channel needs

As a suitable candidate you will have covered:

  • Category Management (This could be either in a Category role or Marketing role where Category analysis played a significant part of your overall role.  You may have gained your experience working for one of the insight houses supplying in to the industry
  • You will have worked with either FMCG or Consumer Goods
  • Experience and exposure of working with Retailer would be an advantage
  • You will have dealt with Nielsen, Kantar & IRI

Now the question is - what are you waiting for?



You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom
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