Category Development Executive
Job Location: London
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
Are you looking for an opportunity to make Ferrero brands even more extraordinary? As the Category Development Executive you will support the Customer Development team in creating and delivering compelling selling propositions to drive everyday availability of our iconic brands. You will be the expert on our chosen retailer's specific shopper insight – creating, maintaining and publishing reports to provide the sales team with actionable understanding of the current market.
You will have full responsibility for the provision of sales led market data and transformation of that data into compelling stories to grow the category and brands within it.
As the Category Development Executive you will be fully responsible for the cataloguing of all target in store planograms applying sales data to space in store to create rationales for fair space share across a set range of products.
You will support in the creation of selling propositions across all accounts using data available to generate new listings. While also, tracking product performance across the Impulse channel to compare sell-out performance vs. action standards for category.
You will prepare presentations to selected customers to deliver category led proposals, and support on the creation of selling presentations to allow the Customer Development Manager or National Account Manager to present range and space proposals.
Who we are looking for:
You will have previous experience in a customer-facing role within category management, customer marketing or within agency in a client executive/account management position. You will possess strong analytical skills with an understanding of data sources such as Nielsen, Kantar, or Dunnhumby.
In return we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package but more importantly the opportunity to progress your career within a high performing organisation who truly values the unique contribution each employee can make.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.