Acosta Sales & Marketing Category Manager (CPG/Insights) in Rogers, Arkansas
The Category Manager role is responsible for the Acosta modular team's delivery of quality modulars to Wal-Mart based on their internal relay schedule. This incumbent will manage the modular and analytics teams in all activities including: buyer meetings, assortment recommendations, space 2 sales recommendations, and all space planning initiatives, all analytical needs. This role will be the main contact to the Wal-Mart buying team and is focused on managing the Acosta modular and analytical teams to ensure all mods are delivered on-time with zero errors.
Manage the Acosta modular planning team to ensure all timelines are met during the modular relays.
Lead the development of national strategic and tactical modular action plans, establishing priorities that are consistent with the Wal-Mart buying team goals and objectives
Manage the Acosta analytical team to ensure all weekly reports are available and all informational needs for the relay process are met
Be the information expert in the analysis of retail link data to build the most efficient/productive modulars across the entire department.
Make recommendations to Wal-Mart for changes in space allocation, assortment, etc. based on available data.
Utilize all tools and data available to design and present effective presentations to the Wal-Mart buying team.
Build training and development program for the team.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Must have 2+ years of working within the Wal-Mart modular relay process.
Expert in Pro Space, Retail Link and all Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint).
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines and motivate the team under pressure.
Must have multiple years of experience in the Wal-Mart relay process, drawing modulars and working through the entire relay process.
Experience with Nielsen/IRI, Spectra, HH Panel is required
Experience managing a team of varying skills and experience
Highly organized and goal oriented
Ability to work with autonomy as well as collaboratively with team members
Must be a self-starter and be willing to take ownership in your own career path
Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Work State US-AR-Rogers
Job ID 2020-181609
Work City Rogers
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Zip 72758
Starting average hours per week 37.5 +
Category Corporate Jobs