Energizer Assistant Manager, Category Development in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.
When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.
We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
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The Assistant Category Development Manager provides support on reporting category trends to Energizer’s retail partners as well fulfilling internal reporting needs. This role has responsibility for analyzing and identifying key trends in each segment of business where Energizer competes: Batteries, Lighting Products, and Auto Care. This position will also lead the development and process of customer category line reviews and be the expert in the customer’s category as well as the key strategic leader to assist with the development of their strategies. The primary customer focus of this role is Target, with other responsibilities may be included as capacity allows.
Analysis and decision making – Leads assessment, analysis, & insight generation. Owns customer category management & analytics, leveraging syndicated and customer POS systems.
Teamwork - work well with others to ensure the team’s effectiveness in reaching its desired outcomes
Achieving Results - set standards and goals for both themselves and the team that will result in achieving and exceeding business plans and providing maximum return on investment.
Direct account responsibility with regular ongoing customer face-to-face interaction.
Act as the category leader with customer to help develop category strategy based on insights and market trends
Develop and deliver customer presentations
Facilitate internal and external planning processes
Support the customer category line review process
Provide customer category insights at broader cross-functional team meetings
Design, develop and maximize in-store assortment and planograms
Conduct competitive analysis that identifies competitor strategies, strengths and weaknesses
Responsible for the Identification and tracking of key trends
Conduct ad hoc reporting and analysis as required
Complete ad tracking for channel/ retailers
May perform other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience
BA/BS required; Marketing/Business Administration preferred
Proven ability to work effectively with teams, strong communication and interpersonal skills including presentation and relationship building is essential
2-3 years category management, sales experience, or relevant job experience
Outstanding written & verbal communication skills
Experience in developing & delivering compelling selling stories / presentations
Technically skilled with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI and SharePoint is preferred
Preferred Skills and Experience
Category/sales analytics experience
Consumer products industry experience or background
Syndicated data experience (IRI/Nielsen scan & panel platforms)
Proficiency in JDA space planning software
Customer POS systems familiarity
Working Relationships & Environment
- Located in Minneapolis, MN
An Offer to Grow On
Come join us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, 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.