Job Description

Category Development Manager

City: Fort Worth

State: Texas

Zip: 76177

CornerStone Professional Placement is seeking a Category Development Manager for our client in North Fort Worth. As the Category Development Manager you will be responsible for analyzing and translating consumer and category data into strategies and tactics. In this role you will be applying category management principles, identifying marketplaces, describing consumer trends, and developing action plans. Qualified candidates must have strong experience supporting creating selling stories for retailers, analyzing data, working with syndicated data, and building reports out of Nielsen and/or IRI. To be successful in this role, you must understand shopper insights and be skilled with Planogram software for space planning. This is a long-term contract role that provides an excellent opportunity to make an impression with a great company that is rapidly growing in their consumer business! We are also hiring for a Trade Marketing Manager for the same great client!

Requirements of the Category Development Manager

  • Bachelor's degree in related field is required, Master's degree is preferred
  • 3+ years of Category Management or Development experience for a supplier or manufacturer
  • 3+ years of Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry experience
  • Planogram experience is required, JDA is preferred
  • Previous experience with Nielsen or IRI
  • Ability to create selling stories, analyze data, and build reports
  • Strong understanding of shopper insights

Compensation for the Category Development Manager

  • Long-term contract (approx. 6 months)
  • Benefits offered through CornerStone while on contract
  • Pay: $44-54/hr

Application Instructions

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