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Category Executive

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Waobikeze

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

Ready to find the next exciting chapter in your career?

Is 2024 your year to find a new challenging role?

Keen to get some big names on your CV?

We have an exciting Category Executive position with one of our key clients looking for a talented and ambitious young Category professional looking to kick-start their career!

What does the role entail:

  • Support category plans to ensure a proactive approach leading the consumer agenda with relevant Retailers as their preferred supplier for proposed category opportunities.

  • Input into NPD briefs to ensure product concepts deliver against growth opportunities.

  • Liaise with the Senior Category Marketing Manager to ensure consistency of approach and sharing of best practice between accounts.

  • Monitor and evaluate Retailer category performance against Corporate RST or total category growth as relevant.

  • Contribute to customers promotional and category range management through clear analysis and insight and assist with NPD, ranging and merchandising opportunities within this process.

  • Improve category performance understanding through utilisation of available data sources. Share insights to ensure the business and its customers are informed to the best of our ability to make effective decisions.

What do I need for the role:

  • Minimum of 1-year experience working within a Category Management function in an FMCG business.

  • Good analytical abilities and able to interpret the data from multiple sources into trends, actionable insight, and opportunities with a logical clear flow within end outputs.

  • Competent spreadsheet analysis skills working with large numeric data sets.

  • Good presentation skills and can communicate category opportunites and reviews in an engaging and impactful way.

  • Experience of using market data, (e.g. IRI, Nielsen, Kantar, Dunnhumby, Aimia) and can extract relevant data and insight.

    Ready to find out more? Give Jordan a ring on 01780 480 530 or email and I can tell you more.