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Category Planning Assistant

Job Title: Category Planning Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 8480
Job Published: October 29, 2020 23:01

Job Description

Job Description

As a Category Planning Assistant within the Frozen and Meal solutions category you will support in the execution of the 18 month plan to meet and exceed customer needs to deliver competitive advantage. Through partnering with our traders and working with our corporate marketing teams, you'll ensure that we understand our customers' needs and assist in the development of marketing strategies to meet and exceed these needs to ultimately deliver a competitive advantage and therefore drive sales. Ideally, you will have experience within a marketing/category planning role/trading role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help deliver impactful promotions, range changes and be a true subject matter expert on the customer journey for your sub categories!

Key responsibilities include supporting with analysis of customer metrics (insight, market data, pricing, trends) and support with co-ordination of the annual customer activity plan to deliver impactful promotions, range change, NPD and seasonal activity aligned to the corporate priorities.

You will support execution of effective and fit for purpose POS, marketing messages and packaging as well as working with the own Brand team and PM to deploy the own label strategy for your sub categories.

As a Category Planning Assistant you will Champion the own label process on your sub categories, attend 1st and final subs, own creative brief, attend design meetings and support project manager to ensure your activity stays on track.

Candidate Description

You will have a customer focus and a strong commercial awareness. You will also need to be able to network and build relationships internally and externally as well as being able to priorities, plan and organise a high volume of work.

Employer Description

A competitive salary comes with an excellent benefits package including colleague discount, company share save scheme, a competitive pension, company bonus and many additional rewards! Once you're here the development opportunities are as endless as your commitment to your self-development and we will support you every step of the way to help further your career. Loading… Close map Location Asda House - Leeds Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD Loading… Open In Google Maps Show Nearby Train StationsBus StationsGymsCafés