Category Executive

England,West Midlands,Birmingham
£30000 - £35000 per annum
24 September 2018
22 October 2018
Matthew Burling
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for someone looking for a really exciting Category Executive role. This is a developmental role that would suit someone coming from a branded or private label Category or Insight Executive background. It would also suit someone from an Account Executive background within a data agency.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting FMCG business based in Birmingham 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 some travel across the UK; including but not limited to attending customer meetings, trade events and briefings.


This developmental Category Executive role will suit:

- a Category Exec a branded or private label FMCG business, or alternatively an Account Manager from a Data Agency background who is looking to make the move client side

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 package + benefits

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