Category Manager - FMCG + Promotions (Licensing)

Location
England, London
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + circa £50K pro-rata (Paid as day rate)
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
27 Dec 2016
Ref
22546a
Marketing Disciplines
Category Management , Trade Marketing
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Category Manager

The role of Category Manager sits within the consumer products division of a globally successful entertainment business. They are looking for someone to join them for period of leave for 1 year

This is a commercial role and they are looking for someone who has negotiated deals and can work with contracts who has come from the FMCG sector. It doesn't matter whether you have been working in Confectionary or Toilet Cleaner, the important aspect of this role is that you have a full FMCG Blue Chip understanding, this includes; understanding what the key categories are for their brands and franchises, who the experts are and the likely hood to work with them

You will have solid presentation skills and now how to engage blue chip FMCG's and convert that presentation to a retailer and secured partner. You will also need to be client facing and be able to negotiate hard.

As the role of Category Manager, you will be responsible for the management and development of their FMCG & Promotions categories.

The role is a strategic sales role selling product and promotional opportunities to licensees. The position involves developing a strategic plan for the category. Regular travel to effectively manage & provide an excellent service to all partners will be required