Category and Activation Manager

St. Albans
£48000 per annum
06 Feb 2013
06 Mar 2013
Emma Wright
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has opened up for a Category and Activation Manager to join a leading food company that is growing significantly due to effective and innovative marketing strategies and new product launches. This company takes ownership over a number of well-known food brands and are seeking an individual with a good understanding of category management and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will come from a Category position in an FMCG environment, with experience of involving customer activation of NPD launches. A possible interim position is available here as well for the right candidate.

Duties of the Category and Activation Manager include leading on category schemes and recommendations. You will also identify distribution opportunities, implement promotional strategy developments, analyse performance and competitor activity. Turning data analysis and interpretations into coherent, compelling selling points will also form part of the interesting remit.

This is an exciting opportunity for an established Category Manager to work for a highly reputable company that is ambitious and has a fast moving and dynamic culture. Unlike a lot of players in the industry this large company is seeing significant growth due to clever new product propositions and extensive and effective marketing leadership. This role is commutable from Hatfield, St Albans, Berkhamsted, Luton, Stevenage, High Wycombe and Aylesbury.

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