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Category and Insights Executive

Advocate Group
Closing date
29 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing, Sales
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Category and Insights Executive

Salary Range: 34-37k

Location: London

Do you have a passion for category and insights? Would you like to put your passion into practice with an amazing global food business that specialises in both dairy and plant-based fresh products? If so, this opportunity could be for you!

  • You will be responsible for proactively generating relevant insight in order to identify key category and customer opportunities
  • You will play a central role in developing category-based relationships with key retailers

This business is looking for a passionate, hardworking individual who is at the early stages of their career and looking for an opportunity in which they can develop and progress their category skills. You will play an integral role in highlighting brand growth opportunities and working cross-functionally with the sales team to help the wider business understand the brand and its competitors.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure customer partners receive regular category data insight documents
  • Work with retailer category and merchandising teams to ensure the brands products are best positioned in stores
  • Provide day to day support to the sales and marketing managers
  • Advise on NPD trends, product positioning, promotional strategy and retail implementation

Successful candidates:

  • You will experience working in the UK FMCG environment
  • You will have a high level of analytical and data interpretation skills
  • You will be a strong communicator with the ability to develop actionable insights for the category within the channel

Apply now or contact Emily Tasker at The Advocate Group on 02078718000.


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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