Category and Insights Manager

Advocate Group
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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

Salary: 45k

Location: Buckinghamshire

Do you have a passion for category and insights? Would you like to put your passion into practice with one of the fasting growing specialist food businesses in the UK? If so, this opportunity could be for you!

  • You will play an integral role in building strong relationships with buyers and consistently providing category insight
  • You will have the opportunity to become a category champion by proactively analysing performance

This FMCG business is looking for a hardworking individual with an entrepreneurial mindset who can contribute to unlocking growth opportunities and expanding the brands category portfolio, whilst working cross-functionally with the marketing team to help the wider business understand the brand and its competitors.

In this role you will:

  • Become the go-to person for insight into your allocated category
  • Be responsible for staying ahead of bigger trends to make recommendations and drive the business forward
  • Lead analysis and drive insight for the marketing and commercial teams, focusing on price, promotion, NPD and EPD
  • Refreshing monthly reports for your categories

Open to candidates from the following backgrounds:

  • Category Analyst
  • Category Executive
  • Client Executive
  • Sales Executive
  • National Account Executive

Successful candidates:

  • You will have strong communication and presentation skills
  • You will have the ability to build and develop great relationships with buyers and merchandising experts
  • You will have experience using data providers such as Nielsen and Kantar

Apply now or send your CV to Emily Tasker at / 07596858197


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

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