Category Marketing Manager

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Up to £28,000 DOE + benefits & progression
Location: North East
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Sales & Marketing

Central Employment are looking to recruit a Category Marketing Manager on behalf of a leading and successful consumables company in the North East.

Purpose of the Category Marketing Manager

The Category Manager is responsible for managing a product category for a product or range.

Main duties and responsibilities will include

  • Create and implement marketing/promotional plan at category level
  • Conduct Market Research into category to identify new products, brands and opportunities to up or cross sell
  • Understand and contribute to the creative strategies on the website
  • Expertly merchandise category on website to maximise sales and margin opportunities
  • Identify and create new offers to aid customer recruitment in specific sector
  • Create good working relationships between key suppliers and the company
  • Identify new potential markets for products/Services
  • Exhibit products at relevant trade shows

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate

  • Proven track record in fast paced ecommerce, Retail marketing environment with experience at category manager level
  • Ability to take multiple data sources and turn into clear & meaningful insights
  • Strong understanding of consumer and shopper intent and psychology
  • Excellent communicator, organised and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of selling into Europe desirable
  • Degree qualified in Marketing would be advantageous
  • Proven influencing skills across all levels of business (including board level)
  • Strong commercial acumen in a digital environment

 

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