Category Management Strategist

Job Locations US-Remote
Req No.
2022-3366
Category
Sales
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Do you have a passion for Data and want to start in a position that provides you with growth & development opportunities?

 

Do you want to work for a company that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and supports your passion for sustainability and natural products?

 

If so, then Frontier Co-op is for you. Since 1976, Frontier Co-op has been showing the world that Doing Good, Works.

 

We are currently seeking a Category Management Strategist to join our team and represent Frontier Co-op at a large designated retailer located in Austin, Texas. Now more than 40,000 member-owners strong, we’re dedicated to sourcing and packaging the highest quality spices, herbs and botanical products through our Frontier Co-op, Simply Organic® and Aura Cacia® brands. We’re driven by a simple purpose: to do good by our people and planet. And to create a stronger company built on a commitment to quality and sustainability.

 

SUMMARY

The Category Management Strategist role is responsible for driving category strategies with a designated retailer that result in market leading category growth and joint value creation. This person will serve as the primary category resource for multiple stakeholders at the customer’s headquarters. This person should be strategic as well as an expert in OMNI analytics, assortment discipline, business processes, and key shopper insights / category systems.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as Category Advisor on specified categories and departments.
  • Provide unbiased strategic and tactical recommendations to retailer based on category, market, and consumer insights to improve category performance.
  • Uncover business opportunities with deep-dive analytics using a variety of resources including, but not limited to: Nielsen ScanTrak and Home panel data.
  • Responsible for leading category insights and analytics to provide value-added reporting to customer on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Develop and propose growth plans for focus segments, regional opportunities, promotional effectiveness, and assortment planograms.
  • Utilize consumer decision trees, macro consumer insights and other shopper research to define & communicate category/shopper trends to drive category-optimizing insights.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in business, marketing, statistics, business analytics or related field
  • 3-5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to understand and interpret shopper and category insights research and develop strategies/learning plans
  • Strong understanding of syndicated data with the ability to leverage multiple external data resources and elevate team’s capabilities
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to tailor skills and presentation style to a variety of key decision makers.

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