Category Manager

2 days left

The Advocate Group
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Global Brand Activation Manager / International Brand Manager

Salary: £45,000

Location: London

Sector: FMCG

Are you someone who wants to be part of a rapidly growing organisation where you can make a real impact? Somewhere that offers you full autonomy and to be part of a young, entrepreneurial environment? If so, please read on!

The company is a market leader in the alcoholic beverage industry with a customer base that spans both UK and Europe.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the definition and development of the category strategies across a 3 year plan, tailored to key geographical zones in the UK and Europe.
  • Have full accountability for the management of the category NPD pipeline
  • Driving the marketing launch plans and activations
  • You will have strategic input into the financial and commercial objectives of the category
  • Be responsible for gathering market research, understanding competitor activity, consumer trends and product retail performance
  • Be able to manage the marketing/media budgets as well as full P&L responsibility for the brand

The successful candidate:

  • At least 5 years FMCG experience - 3 years within drinks
  • Previous p&l management
  • Solid NPD experience
  • Have an understanding of the off trade environment
  • Comfortable with market data (IRI, Nielsen) and shopper insights (Dunnhumby, i2c)
  • Degree qualified (or relevant)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and creative flair
  • Speaking different languages is a plus

This position provides the opportunity to immediately add value and make a tangible impact with future progression opportunities.

Consultant Name: Eliza Byrne