Category Executive

£25000 - £30000 per annum
06 August 2018
03 September 2018
Matthew Burling
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic developmental opportunity for an existing Category Executive looking to join an amazing Staffordshire-based FMCG business.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting FMCG business based in Staffordshire 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 across numerous channels.


Reporting to the Head of Category Management, this is a role which has been created through the growth of our client's brand portfolio and ambitions to grow further market share.

As the Category Executive, you will use market information and insight in order to play an essential role in bridging and supporting the Sales & Marketing teams, to ensure the business and their customers continue to win through category thought leadership and actionable insights that deliver profitable growth.

You will be head office based however the role will involve travel across the UK including but not limited to attending customer meetings, trade events and briefings.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Customer Account Managers across a selection of retail channels.


This developmental Category Executive role will suit:

- a Category Exec from a branded or private label FMCG business, or alternatively an Account Manager from a Data Agency background who is looking to step up in to an exciting role.

You will also have:

- strong analytical skills with the ability to turn market insight in to an actionable plan

- entrepreneurial flair and the ability to spot commercial opportunity

- experience of working with IRI (or Nielsen) / Kantar data

- a can-do attitude

Job Offer

Excellent salary + benefits

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