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Category Manager - Denver, CO
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
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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