Brand Recruitment

Category Manager - 12 month contract

England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Marketing Disciplines
B2C, Category Management
Industry Sector
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Category Manager - 12 month contract
This well-known and extremely successful global consumer organisation is looking for a senior category planner to join their team on a 12 month maternity cover with the possibility of being extended. You will possess exceptional time management skills as you will be required to arrange and manage multiple requests. Ideally of degree calibre, you will be required to suggest and implement category plans and increase business growth. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skill set and gain invaluable experience within a recognised company.

Reporting to the Senior Category Manager this role will require you to review and recommend your ideas for space allocation on specific categories, creating and presenting creative briefs and optimising the UK growth whilst supporting Global and Regional strategies. Other duties include developing and executing category brochures, conducting relevant analysis and building and maintaining relationships. You will also be required to develop the annual marketing plan for the specific category this role is working within. This role will see you extremely busy working in a creative and fast paced environment so candidates applying must be able to work in an organsied manner.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for an experienced individual to join this well-known international retailer that offer fantastic career opportunities and progression. Due to the location of the office, this role could be of interest to those living in Buckingham, Leighton Buzzard, Wellingborough, Luton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Rushden, Newport Pagnell and Dunstable.

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