Category Management Sales Analyst - NYC
Company: Sovos Brands
Posted on: July 21, 2018
"Sovos Brands is new kind of food & beverage company with a mission to acquire and build one-of-a kind brands. Sovos has the soul of a startup, the experience of an industry leader, and the financial backing of Advent International, one of the leading global private equity firms in the world. We will invest in and grow high quality brands such as Michael Angelo's Gourmet Foods and Rao's Homemade, in on-trend categories that consumers love.
Sovos Brands is seeking a Category Management Sales Analyst focused on the Rao's business. Located at either Sovos Headquarters in Berkeley CA or Rao's HQ in NYC, this position enables sales growth through all classes of trade and with all Rao's products. This position plays a lead role in developing meaningful analysis and insights that Field Sales uses as the foundation of Rao's selling proposition. Responsibilities include:
---Aiding in the development and commercialization of Category Management strategy, guidelines, tools and processes to meet business objectives---Analyzing syndicated and other data sources to prepare and deliver routine reports and presentations---Identifying customer opportunities through Category Management scorecards and other gap analysis---Leveraging customer, industry, market and competitive information to develop solution-based sales presentations---Collaborating with Sales Team, utilizing the total Rao's offering to meet their needs to drive sales and profitable opportunities for category and Rao's---Utilizing understanding of market dynamics, consumer trends, and shopper trends to deliver category insights to internal and external stakeholders---Leading and presenting optimized assortment and shelving recommendations in alignment with Rao's strategy---Participating in routine internal processes and deliverables (AOP, SMART, Sell-ins, etc.)
Qualified candidates will possess:
---Related Bachelor's degree and at least two years of successful CPG Sales experience in Category Management/Insights/Strategy---Demonstrated knowledge of Category Management practices and tools, including IRI and/or Nielsen POS and Panel data, Kantar/Mintel, and Shopper Card Data---Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint---Demonstrated analytical capability---Ability to work successfully and efficiently in conditions which include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities---Ability to leverage multiple data sources, identify key opportunities and create action-oriented recommendations and selling stories---Experience providing industry, consumer and customer trends to develop strategies and action plans
We maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace. All candidates offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. We participate in E-Verify. Sovos Brands is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Sovos Brands is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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