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Job Title: Category Manager
Job ID: 1848-61
Location: West Sacramento, CA
Industry: Alcoholic Beverages
Job Type: Full-Time
Description: 

CATEGORY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

A very large, successful, beverage distributor is looking for a leader to oversee their Category Management Department. This company has a track record of industry innovation and quality excellence.   This is a Sacramento based role that will have direct management responsibility for a team of Category and Space Managers.  Our client will provide a competitive base salary, short term bonus and excellent benefit package.

Responsibilities: 
  • Direct, coach, train, motivate and develop a team of 4.
  • Support chain account sales team by identifying trends and commercializing insights on industry and retail trends.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Category Management Department.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate sales data and recommend strategies to develop brands and grow market share.
  • Assist in building and strengthening relationships with key retailers by proving value and attending retail buyer calls.
Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field preferred.
  • Ideal Candidates will have 3-5 years of category sales analysis experience within the consumer goods industry.
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience leading/managing employees and managing  budgets with positive outcomes.
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking, communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with various types of syndicated data and space management software.
  • Have excellent sales and interpersonal skills.
Contact: Chuck Wright
8626 Tesoro Drive
Ste 515
San Antonio
TX, 78217
Tel: (210) 805-0900
Fax: (210) 805-0904
careers@scsanantonio.com
Date Posted: 12/5/2017

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