Category Manager

Recruiter
JV Recruitment Ltd
Location
Manchester
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a leading consumer brand, with a fabulous team to boot! As a result of continued growth, they have a new opportunity for a Category Manager to join their team, which would suit a Category Executive ready to take the next step in their career.

This role is truly varied, so there’s certainly no time to get bored! You’ll be highly organised and numerical, as you’ll be analysing multiple data sources on a regular basis in order to drive the category strategy.

Your role will include:-

- Planning category strategy
- Driving category performance through promotional activity
- Using data from a range of courses to influence campaigns
- Forecasting
- Creating category plans and presentations
- Assisting with product launches
- Planning trade shows
- Presenting NPD ideas in to key trade channels
- Auditing retailers to ensure that merchandising initiatives are being corrected implemented

It’s key that you have great communication skills, in particular when it comes to presentations, but you’ll combine this with excellent numerical skills . It’s key that you’ve worked in a category management position previously, ideally within FMCG. This role offers great scope for progression with a leading brand.


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