Energizer Holdings, Inc. Associate Manager, Category Advisor in Bentonville, Arkansas
What you'll love about this job
Hybrid Opportunity - Growth Opportunities - Opportunity to lead multiple categories
This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.
Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.
The Associate Manager, Category Development is responsible for developing strong customer relationships by providing category solutions based on business trends, industry trends and category management expertise. This role will also work on developing insightful and actionable reporting, analysis and selling story presentations based on key category trends. Finally, this position will influence the line review process and be the expert in category as well as the key strategic partner to assist with the development of their strategies.
As a category advisor, work closely with the merchant team to develop and grow total category sales by leveraging POS data, syndicated data, shopper and consumer insights, and category and industry trends
Serve as Category / Industry Expert to customer merchant & team
Lead assessment, analysis, & insight generation for customer on assigned categories
Maintain direct account responsibility with regular ongoing customer face-to-face meetings
Own category management / analytics
Develop strong advisor relationships
Be a category and thought leader with the customer to help develop category strategy based on insights and market trends and bring innovative ideas to aid in decision-making
Develop and deliver presentations
Manage the category relay and modular (planogram) building process
Generate weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reporting to provide insights, identify opportunities and deliver solutions
Influence the line review process with insights and data to make recommendations on optimal assortment, planogram space allocation, and flow
May perform other duties as assigned
What we are looking for
Minimum 3 to 4 years customer-facing Sales and/or Category Management experience (advisor preferred)
BA/BS required, Marketing/Business Administration preferred
Outstanding written & verbal communication skills
Experienced in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Power Point, Access)
Experience in developing & delivering compelling stories / presentations
Retail Link experience preferred
Proficiency in JDA space planning software preferred
Syndicated Data (AC Nielsen or IRI) preferred
Project Management / Prioritization
Come join us!
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.