Category Management, Marketing & Promotion, Sales & Customer Service
4 Year Degree
In the position as Category Manager, you will implement objective category management initiatives and lead the dialogue with retailers and our sales team regarding all aspects of category management. A visible role, you will utilizing a fact-based approach, converting insights into action, and effectively demonstrating to our customers our ability to manage categories objectively.
Responsibilities will include:
performing analysis of customer/industry category performance
providing qualitative/quantitative assessments to internal/external customers
developing reports and preparing analysis for ad-hoc requests
analyzing/forecasting sales by brand, item and market for local customers
gathering and summarizing data, and incorporating feedback for improved initiatives
creating and updating category reviews
interacting with internal stake holders and advising of category development, promotional activity and changes in market conditions
handling other related functions as necessary
Listed below are the qualifications we are looking for along with your knowledge of automobiles:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business preferred or related industry experience required
Sales or financial analyst experience
The ability to lead change; convert insights into action in a cross-functional environment.
Category management experience preferred
Superior analytical, presentation and project management skills.
The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and problem solving skills are also essential.
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