Category Executive

16 April 2019
15 May 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Category Executive, you will provide insights and analysis through EPOS, market data (IRI, IMS, Nielsen, Kantar, etc), Shopper Insights (like Boots AdCard, etc), Euromonitor and Category Management tools to assist the commercial, as well as marketing team, with range proposals and promotional considerations.

Client Details

My client is the UK's largest manufacturer of natural healthcare products, operating in the market place for over 150 years with a wide range of brands and products; inspiring generations to live healthier and happier lives.


As the Category Executive your responsibilities will include but not limited to; * To update the EPOS every week and to issue specific reports and recommendations * To update category performance reports monthly and report changes within the market - IRI, IMS data * Work closely with external data providers such as IRI, Nielsen and Kantar * Work closely with account managers during range reviews and sharing insights gained * To carry out store audits to look at company and competitor activity and price check as and when required - once a month * Support and work alongside of HOCM&SM to provide UK team with insights and material to enable category captaincy in Boots, Holland & Barrett, Superdrug & Tesco in line with the vision for Category Management and Shopper Marketing * Provide inputs into category and channel story development


The successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate the below skills and attributes: * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Exposure to Sales, Marketing or business environment * Intermediate level Excel proficiency * Ability to work accurately with attention to detail * Strong administration skills * Strong communication skills, both written and verbal * Comfortable working with large volumes of raw data and insights * Good English language and documentation skills

Job Offer

Category Executive London Competitive salary with a clear progression path

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