Categtory Coordinator

  • Location
    Cheddar, Somerset
  • Category
    FMCG - Supply Chain
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Category Coordinator

LOCATION: Cheddar, Somerset. You must be office based Tuesday - Thursday, but there is flexibility to work from home on a Monday and Friday.

SALARY: up to £32,000 DOE

HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (35 hours per week)

BENEFITS: Competitive salary, 20 days holiday plus your birthday off, a fantastic health care scheme and pension scheme, friendly and supportive company culture. Although many of the team are based throughout the UK and Europe, they regularly get together to review performance, share best practice and socialise! As well as working in a challenging and fast-moving environment, they believe it's important to have lots of fun and no day is ever the same!

THE COMPANY: Our client are an award winning, growing business who work with exciting blue chip companies across a variety of industries based all over the world.

THE ROLE: The Category Coordinator, reporting to the Development Team Lead, will be responsible for the day-to-day reporting of category performance and Global community co-ordination. You will be the data focal point for the category as well as supporting the leadership team in developing Category Playbooks and presentations, as and when required.


  • Complete the clients induction programmes

  • Follow a clear reporting structure to evaluate performance with agreed KPIs provided by the Development Team Lead.

  • Support in the planning & construction of presentations to key stakeholders

  • Schedule Global Community calls every other month & support the Development Team Lead in creating the agenda & content

  • Deliver Category Newsletters quarterly

  • Own monthly data integrity process

  • Produce monthly Performance Snapshot reports with the support of the Data Scientists Team

  • Analyse data and identify opportunities

  • Collate site list updates from all markets on a monthly basis

  • Support in the development of Category Playbooks as and when required

  • Be an advocate for the brand (values, standards, market/category/product extensions)

  • Cover the Development Team Lead when on leave or travelling for work, covering tasks such as:


Essential Experience:

  • Category management or marketing experience

  • Experience dealing with international customers

  • Retail/Food/Coffee Franchise industry experience

Skills & Behaviour:

  • Strong reporting skills.

  • Strong prioritisation skills.

  • Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office - Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Highly numerate

  • Able to work both independently and part of a team

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Commercial mindset

  • Be flexible regarding working hours as the role involves dealing with customers in different time zones.

NEXT STEPS: For further information please apply online, call the office on 01823 285440 or email your CV to Interviews for this role will be taking place in early January.

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