Category Specialist, Beverages
Are you our next Category Specialist with a passion to work with our strong coffee brands Nescafé, Nescafé Dolce Gusto, Zoégas and Starbucks? Do you enjoy sales and marketing related tasks and growing the business together with the customers? Do you want to take your next career step in the world's largest Food and Beverage Company? This could be an interesting opportunity for you.
Your daily work will consist of working together with your Nordic colleagues as well as with the local Finnish commercial team. You are responsible for developing the Coffee category by ensuring implementation and execution of the Nordic strategies and plans to the local market together with the Finnish commercial organization.
In this role you will report to our Category & Channel Sales Development Manager Beverages. The position is located in Keilaniemi Espoo.
- Implementing assigned local channel and category strategies and tactics
- Developing and implementing local marketing activities, incl. field sales in-store and social media plans
- Supporting the team in demand planning, monitoring, tracking and reporting the category’s performance and progress
- Managing the co-operation with 3rd party partners, e.g. in-store demo and merchandising program
- Running product, concept and sales training for customers and other stakeholders
- Cooperation and close work with your Nordic colleagues
Your profile & competencies
You are a team player with an open mind. You bring new ideas and you have a passion to strive for continuous improvement. You are result focused, and you have a strong desire to develop category and channel management and shopper associated tactics. Preferably you have a business degree or equivalent educational background and min. 3 years’ work experience preferably from FMCG companies in sales or in marketing. In this role, strong presentation skills both in Finnish and English are important. You have a willingness to travel, approximately 1-2 days a month.
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Are you curious?
We will continuously interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don't hesitate to send us your motivated application and CV with salary request as soon as possible, but on 23rd of August the latest. If you have any questions related to the job, you are welcome to contact our CCSD Beverages Finland, Juliaana Leppänen, p. +358 50 530 4186 on 12th of August between 15.00-16.00 (EEST) or 18th of August between 12.00-13.00 (EEST). Please note that we will only accept applications that are sent to us via our Careers site.
We look forward to hearing from you!