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Category Executive

  • Location

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JO0000000621_1540818145

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    28/11/2018

  • Start date:

    29/10/2018

  • Consultant:

    Annalie Graham

We are seeking a proactive Category Executive to join our client's team. They are an innovative company within the food industry in the midst of some very exciting change with exciting growth plans. A fast growing British company with a great reputation for quality, the business is going from strength to strength as it transforms and broadens its relationship with its customers.


Reporting to the Head of Marketing, this is a role for a tenacious and organised individual who is a passionate foodie with strong Excel skills and with some category experience. This is a hands on role managing new product development and with great opportunity to grow with the business.


The role is based in their head office in Watford.

The ideal candidate:
·Should have a strong understanding of the UK food supplier market and will ideally be from a foodservice, food & drink background.
·Can demonstrate understanding of insight based on product data to drive decision making and activity.
·Strong knowledge of Excel to advanced level
·Interest and some experience in New Product Development
·Be organised, tenacious and proactive with strong attention to detail

Key responsibilities:
·Work closely with the Head of Marketing to drive forward product category
·Manage category, innovation and NPD with strong project management skills
·Measure and monitor categories to drive insight based decisions
·Manage and clean data
·Launch product promotions

This is a great opportunity for someone keen to manage new product development and to develop in role with an exciting company.


Armstrong Lloyd is a marketing specialist recruitment services provider. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant, regrettably only those selected will be contacted.