Category & Insight Executive

30 April 2018
28 May 2018
Matthew Burling
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent developmental role for a Category Executive to join a leading FMCG business based in Gloucestershire.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting FMCG business based in Gloucestershire with a portfolio of well-known brands. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Category Executive to join the business and assist in developing commercial category growth opportunities.


The successful Category Executive will work closely with the Category Manager on their designated product category, and play a key role in analysing customer data and shopper insight in order to establish new opportunities across multiple categories.

This exciting developmental position will give you the opportunity to learn and develop while contributing to identifying new strategic opportunities for categories. You will present to key internal and external stakeholders. You will use data and insight in order to gain a greater understanding of the consumer and make recommendations for new product development opportunities and category strategy.

The Category Executive will assist in the development of multiple creative, proactive and influential category plans, working closely with the Category Manager and external partners to achieve business objectives.


The successful Category Executive will have:

- a strong analytical grounding, either in a category / shopper / trade marketing role, or have worked as an Account Exec / Manager for a data / insight agency

- strong communication and influencing skills

- a good commercial acumen and the ability to spot good opportunities for the category

- a working knowledge of shopper / retail data

Job Offer

Excellent salary package + benefits

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