Category & Trade Manager

North London
£40,000 - £45,000 pro rata
14 Jan 2013
14 Feb 2013
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Brand Management
Contract Type
Part Time

Category & Trade Manager
£40,000 – £45,000 (pro-rata)
Based: North London

A rare opportunity to take on a 3 day a week role in a well-respected FMCG organisation, managing a product area and implementing category strategy and developing category relationships with major UK retailers. You will have ownership of insight, category strategy and NPD implementation, maximising commercial growth wherever possible.

Our Ideal Candidate
You will have category management experience from either a classic FMCG or multiple retail background – most importantly you will be able to demonstrate the ability to build strong category relationships and drive growth. You’ll be analytical, able to interpret research and data (ideally Nielsen as well as retailer EPOS) and have the ability to create credible category arguments. Strong communication skills will be essential as well as the ability to work in what can be a high pressure environment.

Client Profile
A growing and entrepreneurial confectionery business with an impressive portfolio of own label and own branded character products. A environment that suits flexible individuals with the ability to build relationships within a well established and loyal team.

Tarsh Lazare Marketing Recruitment is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now on 020 7566 9890.