Category Marketing Manager

12 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
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Category Manager, Telford, Permanent, Your new company As Category Manager chance to work for a global hygiene product manufacturing, supply and transportation company based in Telford. Your new role Reporting to the Marketing Manager, as Category Manager you will work closely with the Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain teams to support a business growth agenda. Areas of responsibility will be widespread and will encompass the entire Marketing Mix. You will also work closely with the Marketing Executive to develop effective Sales and Marketing support programmes, and be responsible for the commercial development and positioning of the commodity brands. Other key responsibilities as Category Manager include: Manage the implementation of the new Raphael range and ensure a successful launch; Market and competitor information / intelligence gathering including customer profiling and the upkeep of a competitor library; Product range management, product lifecycle management to ensure product group sales, profitability and overall return; Product GAP analysis and competitor research to identify /propose New Product Development (NPD) Projects. What you'll need to succeed To be successful as Category Manager you will have previous hands on Marketing experience in a product/category position. You will also have the ability to innovate and implement ideas, communicating effectively at all levels. As Category Manager you will also be confident, passionate and self-motivating showing enthusiasm to succeed and develop in a fast moving, forward thinking business environment. You must have must have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a hold a university degree ideally in Marketing and/or Business Studies. What you'll get in return As Category Marketing Manager you will receive a salary of GBP30,000-GBP35,000 What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.