Category Development Eecutive

Location
South East
Salary
£30k + bonus
Posted
06 October 2017
Closes
03 November 2017
Ref
TL884549
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Development Executive
£30k + bonus
South East.  Ref: TL884549

This is an excellent opportunity for a high potential junior candidate looking to embark on a successful career in FMCG category management.  We're looking for a strong degree in mathematics or economics and c.1-2 years' experience in an analytical position (client or agency side).  In return, you will be coached and developed to ensure a successful tenure with our global powerhouse client with leading FMCG grocery brands!

Working with key retail partners, you will use your analytical and creative skills to develop and deliver effective, well-targeted category initiatives (POS, promotional activations, range planning) aligned to a clear category vision; a vision that you will help to shape in conjunction with the sales and brand marketing teams for grocery retailers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing effective category selling stories, tailored by customer to support new category growth initiatives.
  • Using continuous market and consumer data (including Nielsen and Kantar) to gain consumer and shopper insights.
  • Developing and agreeing activation plans for key initiatives including merchandising and promotional recommendations.
  • Monitoring and evaluating changes in category, customer and competitor activities and recommending actions to address issues and opportunities affecting the category/brands.

This is a role for someone who is hungry for progression with real drive, focus and energy; someone who wants a challenging and highly rewarding position within a dynamic, fast paced FMCG environment with exceptional career development potential.  If you are keen to explore this role, please email your CV to janine@tarshpartnership.co.uk for more information.

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