2 months ago
Category Insight Manager - Retail
£25,000 - £35,000, 35 Days holiday, pension, 10% bonus, + flexible benefits
I have recently been instructed by a leading Leeds-based retail agency, to help them fill four new key positions within their expanding Category Insight team.
They provide integral insight and strategy to key FMCG suppliers and leading UK retailers in order to underpin promotional activity with the very best intelligence. Using data from sources including Nielsen, Kantar, Retail Link and new innovations such as Eye Tracking - they can anticipate, predict and advise their clients on the most effect course of promotional action in order to maximise engagement and return.
The Category Insight Manager will ensure a full understanding of all media and trading activity within their category and be able to translate the data into meaningful insight and strategy for key partners. The insights will be used to inform category strategy, category marketing campaigns and shape future supplier proposals. This role will work closely with the category account management teams, category lead and client category planners.
The ideal candidate must have a strong background in insights, with some knowledge of FMCG/ grocery retail. You must be comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging environment and be committed to delivering excellent customer service.
Key Skills and Experience required:
* Previously held a role(s) in and insight/category function within retail
* Used to working across multiple stakeholders across various companies
* Experience of working closely with a number of key departments such as Sales, Finance,
Product, Marketing and Content
* The proven ability to pull together a single view of data, to drive campaign and category
* Worked across a variety of datasets, specifically web analytics, CRM, communications and
user management & access
* Experience of using Kantar, Nielsen, Retail Link or similar..
If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.
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