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Category Executive

Accelerate your career in a category executive role with this leading retailer.
  • Home Counties, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 30,000 - 35,000
  • Bonus & benefits
  • eCommerce, Food & Drink, Retail, Buying, Category & Insights, Marketing
  • 1/15970/7

Our client:

  • Extremely successful, market leading food and lifestyle retailer with a fantastic customer reputation
  • Highly commercial environment with a fast-paced culture focused on exceeding customer expectations.
  • This Category Executive role is ideal for an individual who wants to progress their career in an environment with development opportunities

 

The role:

  • As Category Executive you will be responsible for leading and driving promotions, events & seasonal events. You will work cross functionally with buying to influence product selection and promotions, marketing for customer communication strategy and also supply chain to ensure high levels of availability.
  • The Category Executive will manage a category assistant and will keep all of the project trackers updated. In addition, they will review the performance of promotions and events and share across the business.
  • This team is a growing team and the category executive will demonstrate creative and strategic thinking to create new promotional and seasonal events.

 

Ideal candidate:

  • The Category Executive could be working in a category, buying or trade planning role ideally within the UK food sector (retail or FMCG)
  • You must have man management skills of managing at least 1 person and be highly organized, proactive and flexible
  • You will have excellent commercial and strategic/creative thinking skills and thrive working cross functionally

 

Benefits & details:

  • You will thrive in a matrix blue chip structure that is down to earth and personable.
  • Excellent package – up to £35000 plus benefits and bonus
  • Location – Herts with 2 days working from home

 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/15970/7. Confidentiality assured.

 

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Gabby Rosenberg
Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Gabby Rosenberg or use the form to apply below.

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Gabby Rosenberg
Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Gabby Rosenberg or use the form to apply below.

Apply Now

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