Featured Category Manager Jobs

Here is a selection of the featured Category Manager Jobs this week:

Title: Category Manager – South Yorkshire
Area: South Yorkshire
Salary: £40,000 – £50,000
Job reference: AH/8372
Consultant: Alex Hamilton
Marketing job type: Category Manager Jobs

About the role:

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Category Manager to join an exciting FMCG business based in Yorkshire. The business is an established food manufacturer with a wide portfolio of own label products & branded products.

The ideal candidate will be a tenacious and self starting individual with a previous experience in a customer facing role. You will lead category change and create a vision for the category moving forward. In addition, you will be able to build and deliver sound Category Strategies based on consumer/shopper insights ensuring growth for key customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver the promotional calendar.
  • Develop and execute the annual category plan to execute the category vision, merchandising and promotional strategies.
  • Lead and deliver the range, seasonal review and gap analysis processes with customers.
  • Identify and manage customer specific category initiatives and projects to increase sales and profitability.
  • Range management.
  • Lead and deliver merchandising reviews and point of purchase tactics.
  • Category performance tracking.

> Call 0113 236 4040 now for a full job description

 

Title: Category Executive
Area: East Yorkshire
Salary: £20,000 – £30,000
Job reference: AH/25617
Consultant: Alex Hamilton
Marketing job type: Category Manager Jobs

About the role:

Better Placed are proud to be working with a leading branded FMCG business based in East Yorkshire. The company has experienced a great amount of and as a result are seeking to appoint a Category Executive to join their high performing Marketing team.

Assisting the Category Manager you will help to contribute towards a category strategy to further grow and develop the category. Working closely with key retailers this role will see you analysing a variety of industry data to assist in the assessment of the category as a whole. The role will be fast paced and ever changing, being a quick learner who can adapt easily is essential.

Requirements:

  • Development of the category strategy and vision to influence category development including range, space and merchandising plans.
  • Be able to establish strong relationships with specified retailers encouraging the development of join category initiatives.
  • Support the implementation of shopper marketing strategy and identify retailer media opportunities
  • Use consumer insight to understand the shopper decision making process
  • Must be proficient on excel

> Call 0113 236 4040 now for a full job description

 

Title: Experienced Category Manager
Area: Nottingham
Salary: £50,000 – £60,000
Job reference: AH/21963
Consultant: Alex Hamilton
Marketing job type: Category Manager Jobs

About the role:

Better Placed are proud to be working with a market and category leading FMCG business with an impressive history of growth delivered through a commitment to innovation. Our client is looking to further accelerate their performance with the appointment of a best in class Category Manager.

The successful candidate will be ultimately responsible for the internal and external delivery of category support and the overall strategy, including insight generation & reporting, management of customer range reviews, merchandising, and relationships across all grocery retail customers.

This role will require a high degree of numeric and data literacy in order to develop compelling category arguments and have the ability to present / implement proposals in conjunction with key customer contacts. You will be able to identify key opportunities and implement mutually beneficial category strategy.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, this is a highly autonomous and customer facing role. Working alongside a talented account management team, you will lead the category agenda within one of the largest grocery retailers, tasked with driving mutual growth strategies in line with company objectives. The role also incorporates line management of 1 Category Executive.

> Call 0113 236 4040 now for a full job description