Customer Category Manager - Out Of Home

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  • Sector:

    Sales, Marketing and Communications, Management

  • Job type:

    Super Flex

  • Salary:

    Salary up to £48,000 depending on experience + Bonus + Benefits

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    York or Gatwick (flexible working)

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  • Client:


York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

Position Snapshot


Nestlé Confectionery

Customer Category Manager – Out of Home

York or Gatwick (flexible working)

Salary up to £48,000 depending on experience + Bonus + Benefits

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like.

Position Summary

Nestlé Confectionery have an opportunity in the Customer Category Management team in York or Gatwick for someone to lead the implementation of the Category Strategy within the Out Of Home Channel.


The role will require the candidate to work with teams based in both York and in Gatwick which will necessitate some travel for business meetings from time to time. Travel should also be expected for the Customer contact necessary to drive a winning agenda and activities.


(The travel set out is under normal non-Covid circumstances).

A day in the life of...


As a Customer Category Manager your role will be to lead the adoption of the Confectionery Category strategy within the OOH Customers under your responsibility and influence ranging, placement and support activities to unlock the Category growth opportunities that deliver the triple win benefits for Shoppers, the Customer and for Nestle as a leading force in driving profitable growth.


Your external responsibilities will be balanced by a need to internally engage stakeholders to provide plans that help to engage Customers and unlock a profitable growth agenda.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the Customer engagement around the Category Strategy agreeing areas of opportunity and clear action plans
  • Be the leading voice to the Customer to effectively influence their ranging and point of purchase execution
  • Build external customer networks and relationships to influence and lead the Customers thinking and actions
  • Lead the customers category insight into effective internal Commercial Planning of opportunities and targets
What will make you successful


Ideally, we need someone with Category Management and OOH experiences demonstrated in a deep knowledge of the OOH market coupled with sound commercial perspectives. This role could be a platform for either a Marketer, Salesperson or Buyer wishing to broaden their existing relevant skills.


You’ll be an energised and results driven individual with an ability to connect insights and build them into credible and effective commercial proposals


Candidates must have the ability to credibly engage stakeholders, build powerful relationships and work as part of a bigger team to achieve results


What You Need To Know


What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


The closing date for this role is 23rd November 2020.  


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


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