Category Manager - Denver, CO

AB InBev | Denver, CO

Posted Date 4/10/2019
Description
  • Identify insights, create opportunities, and deliver solutions that drive profitable category sales growth.
  • Provide solutions that address category priorities, anticipate needs, and build lasting relationships.
  • Develop beer category plans, strategies, and tactics that support our Ignite strategy.
  • Lead, motivate and drive strong engagement with multiple direct reports
  • Direct and perform analysis across a wide variety of retail business development issues.
  • Manage category space responsibilities for account: Present A-B shelf capabilities to retailer; Develop/recommend brand assortment and shelf schematic/planograms; Communicate/coordinate reset schedules/guidelines with wholesalers; Track and measure results.
  • Develop impactful category analyses and consumer insights using a range of syndicated and non-syndicated data sources
  • Synthesize learnings from various sources to create clear and impactful selling stories in a visually appealing manner using PowerPoint
  • Effectively educate internal teammates and external customers on growth opportunities through clear and impactful communications

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (emphasis in business/marketing or related field), Master's degree preferred.
  • Strong passion for the Beer industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, information management, engineering, mathematics or similar field
  • Category Management and/or Sales experience in consumer packaged goods industry
  • Moderate to Advanced proficiency utilizing Microsoft Excel to manipulate and organize data
  • Moderate to Advanced proficiency utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint to organize and visualize the story line for presentations
  • Strong familiarity with syndicated data, software, and measures (IRI, Nielsen, etc.)
  • Strong familiarity with shopper panel information data, software and measures (IRI, Nielsen, InfoScout, Retailer Loyalty data, etc.)
  • Ability to understand information, develop insights and identify opportunities when analyzing large data sets
  • Ability to translate findings and recommendations into a concise and effective selling story
  • Ability to confidently present insights, opportunities and recommendations to internal or external stakeholders in a persuasive manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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