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Junior Category Manager - High Growth SME

Job Title: Junior Category Manager - High Growth SME
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Reference: JN -112019-2764-A
Contact Name: Chloe Whitelock
Contact Email: chloe.whitelock@pie-recruitment.com
Job Published: December 04, 2019 11:28

Job Description

Background

Making waves in their category with a much-admired brand, this business has innovated in new Space within Multiple Grocery retail.  Continuing their success across QSR and convenience markets, this is an exciting time of growth.

Opportunity

  • Junior Category Manager - HIGH GROWTH SME - Indulgent Food 
  • £35,000 - £45,000
  • + benefits + bonus
  • Central London 

Newly created, this Category Executive, Assistant Category Manager role will be primely positioned to make a big impact.  

Working for a highly talented head of Category, and supported by an assistant to help with basic data tasks, this role is the perfect blend between digging into data to tell stories and highlight trends to your retail partners, as well as developing existing grocery retail relationships into deeper partnerships for 2020 / 2021.

You'll use a range of market and sales data, be able to spot trends and opportunity, be able to analyse how products perform day by day or week to week, as well as attend meetings with retailer buyers and marketing teams.

You

  • at least 3 years commercial experience in a sales / marketing / category team within an FMCG company  
  • The ability to work with retailer buyers and beyond to nurture strong relationships 
  • 2 years specific expertise within FMCG grocery market analysis, used to turning data into actionable insight
  • A bright, positive and highly motivated approach
  • Ability to operate at all levels and drive success from the ground up

Sound like you?  Call Chloe to find out more - 01494 360360  or apply below

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