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Assistant Product Category Manager

  • Professional Partners Group
  • Surprise, AZ, USA
  • Aug 02, 2020

Job Description

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Assistant Product Category Manager supports the Brick and Mortar team and assists with increasing a category of products and brands across Ecommerce.

Duties:

  • Assist Category team with sourcing and increasing a category 
  • Assist Ecommerce Category and Sales teams to drive sales growth and expansion with responsibility of research and identification of new product proposals and existing product growth
  • Generate new item ideas through Presentations of Competitive Landscape
  • Review and monitor webpages daily of Company product and competitors; to include page updates, pricing status and promotions
  • Monitoring progress of domestic and import organic growth, products, promotions
  • Assist the Senior Category Specialist to monitor and update various ecommerce sites, ranking, pricing, sales, promotions, and assets
  • Review and update purchase orders, inventory, SKUs, pricing, and promotions
  • Collaborate and communicate with a variety of internal departments to include sales, cost departments, production, business planning and scheduling, and supply chain
  • Assist with monitoring adequate sales forecasting to production planning to meet sales demand
  • Conduct market reviews and develop selling ideas for assigned products
  • Attend various meetings analyzing and reporting results, market situation, new ideas, action plans, and learned outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing or equivalent experience in marketing/sales
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) Preferred: Intermediate Excel skills, including VLookup and Pivot tables
  • Knowledge of Sales and marketing principles
  • Knowledge of Consumer goods in plastic storage, small appliances, and similar household consumables
  • Independent self-starter with ability to build teamwork and resolve conflicts
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a variety of people internally and externally to accomplish Company’s goals and objectives
  • Practice a positive attitude