Festival Foods Category Manager-Deli/Bakery in De Pere, Wisconsin
Job Title: Category Manager - Deli/Bakery
FLSA Status: Salary
Festival Foods is a fast-growing, privately owned, Wisconsin based retail Grocer. The Category Manager will work closely with the Category Buyers in providing category management work, recommendations, planogram and promotional item discussions.
Responsible for analyzing progress against assigned department’s total dept and category financial goals and objectives
Work with buyers to assist them with analysis and understanding of their assortments
Develop, cultivate, and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers
Provide the stores with support and communication
Responsible for helping execute the advertising process to include item and pricing analysis and recommendations, forecasts,and ad funding.
Conduct and recap findings on store visits in both our stores and competition.
Attend and/or prepare for trade or buying shows as requested
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associate’s Degree in Business, an advanced degree is a plus. Two or more years of retail experience required.
Experience in the respective dept preferred, but not required
Knowledge of pricing functions and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Detail orientated and accurate
Ability to multitask and quickly react to changing responsibilities
Store level knowledge (ordering, shelf maintenance, pricing)
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Well organized and able to manage multiple priorities
High degree of problem solving skills
Proficient in Outlook, Excel, MS Office
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Professional presence and proper phone and e-mail etiquette is required
Sitting or standing at a desk/computer 75% of the time
The position requires fine finger and broad manual dexterity
The Category Manager is a salaried position.
Requisition Number: 16-2793
Post Date: 10/17/2016
Title: Category Manager-Deli/Bakery
Is Position Part-Time?: No
City: De Pere