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: Management of the Consumer marketing division including the creating of a brand identity and development of new packaging and support collateral; Management of the Wiping category and driving a training agenda to support the sales function and customer requirements; Market and competitor information / intelligence gathering including customer profiling and the upkeep of a competitor library and to be responsible for the overall product portfolio of the brand across all customer group.
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 Manager you will receive a salary of £25,000-£30,000.
What you need to do now
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