Junior Category Marketing Manager

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2020-01-21 16:45:501970-01-01 Taskmaster
Job Type Full Time
Location Spalding, Lincolnshire
Area Midlands, All Spalding, Lincolnshire
Sector Commercial
Salary Up to £21000 per annum
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 53050_1579625150
Job Views 71

Role: Junior Category Marketing Manager

Ref: 53050


Location: Spalding

An exciting new opportunity has arisen with our client, who is a key player in the Fresh Produce industry, for a graduate (or someone with relevant market experience) who is looking for a new challenge.

My client is looking for a Junior Category Marketing Manager who will report directly to the Head of Category Marketing & Insight.

Key Objectives of the role are;

  1. Provide category marketing support for the client's key categories.

  1. Responsible for completing insight reports using the available EPOS, customers and retail panel data sources as required on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

  1. Provide gap analysis for key customers and categories as required

  1. Delivering a market leading understanding of the market intelligence, interpretation and inspiring innovation

  1. Investigate and analyse both qualitative and quantitative data that is pertinent to the category, tasks and projects

  1. With colleagues, co-ordinate the external Competitor shop agency and external consultant for the insights team. Completing the weekly rota, sample schedule and budget.

  1. Manage the competitor shop feed of weekly retail prices, promotional and photographic data bases to retain the week on week picture of the retail market.

  1. Support the team with delivering marketing communications activity via online and social media networks in line with company policy

  1. Support the Head of Category Marketing & Insights and the Category Commercial Team in delivering key business and customer projects

The successful candidate for this Junior Category Marketing Manager role will possess the following skills and qualifications;

Technical Ability

  • Degree or equivalent level qualification/ work experience in either retail, food sector or market analytics
  • Competent using Excel (expert user), Word & PowerPoint
  • Good working understanding of market data and market insight tools including experience of both Qualitative and Quantitative research
  • Good numerical forecasting ability and analytical skills
  • Experience of market data sources e.g. Kantar, IRI and practical knowledge of retailer information systems (Desirable)

Market Experience

  • Relevant business experience in category marketing and insights or equivalent
  • Up to date knowledge of the retail market place.
  • Experience of at least one of the top grocery retailers (desirable).

In addition to this you will be highly motivated and possess good interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to develop constructive working relationships with team members and customers. Good written and verbal communication skills along with strong planning and organisational skills are required as well as a 'Can do approach' and the ability to use your own initiative and be capable of working independently and as part of a team

There may be the requirement to work flexible and unsocial hours when required and some to travel in the UK and abroad.

If you have the relevant experience and would like to be considered for this role then please apply via this advert or forward your CV to our engineering specialist Nina at

Taskmaster Resources LTD is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. (Permanent Vacancy)

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