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Acosta Sales & Marketing Category Manager (CPG) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Overview

This position must be filled in Eden Prairie, MN.

You will provide a high level of support for the implementation of Category Management and other related business insights initiatives within a designated customer.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze data to develop insights-based analysis/projects with recommendations focused on strategies and objectives

  • Participate in the category review process working with other cross-functional teams to provide complete category management solutions.

  • Independently develop and maintain client-specific reporting that measures performance against strategies and objectives.

  • Work closely and often with assigned clients and business managers by setting up regular meetings to become a trusted advisor

  • Build solid sales presentations using syndicated, shopper and other sources of data that provide solutions and recommendations to address business issues.

  • Maintain optimal connectivity with clients to ensure understanding of KPI's, innovation, and other important information.

  • Provide follow up and summarize results; Submit success stories

  • Attend sales calls at assigned customers.

  • Meeting the physical requirements – listed below

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

  • Category Management Certification Preferred

  • Related work experience can be substituted for educational requirement

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an advanced degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, VB, advanced macros. Knowledge of Power BI would be a strong asset.

  • Must have experience with syndicated data and/or space management tools.Identifies and leverages relevant data to diagnose situations and identify potential solutions

  • Able to effectively and independently conduct data mining utilizing CPG math concepts and tools.

  • Communicates clearly and effectively while understanding and adapting to audience.

  • Independently manages project plans and assumes responsibility for tracking, communication and timing.

  • Able to recognize problems and issues and identify info needed to diagnose.

  • Demonstrates drive to meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders

  • Able to execute strategic objectives and provide input as needed to keep priorities on track.

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Work State US-MN-Eden Prairie

Job ID 2021-190819

Work City Eden Prairie

PCN 245446

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 55344

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

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