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Category Insight Manager

Category Insight Manager

Posted 26 July by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Your new company
An innovate and customer focused premium brand.

Your new role
Working as part of the marketing team you will be responsible for;

  • Defining a robust and inspiring category story for each of the brands in the company's portfolio to drive future growth
  • Actively monitoring brand and account level data and provide strategic insights on potential opportunities, challenges/threats.
  • Participating and sharing relevant category insights regularly in the monthly sales meeting.
  • Developing & exploiting data & insights available to analyse and identify future trends
  • Challenging traditional category definitions to provide a fresh perspective on the market
  • Becoming an in-store expert in merchandising, pricing and sales of the relevant categories
  • Driving the pricing, shelving, marketing, and promotions of the category's brands to make them as visible, accessible and as appealing to shoppers as possible.
  • Cultivating a productive relationship with key retailers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Excellent academic background - educated to Degree standard or equivalent
  • Experience analysing an interpreting EPOS data such as IRI and Nielsen
  • Retail/FMCG industry knowledge - particularly of the GB trade (min 3 years)
  • Previous category, insight and research experience (min 3 years) ideally in beverages or snacking
  • Experience conveying commercial messages and influencing decisions via senior trading managers in the Irish or UK Trade

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary + bonus
  • The opportunity to travel

What you need to do now
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