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Category & Shopper Insights Manager

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

The Category Advisor is responsible for supporting key strategic Channels and Categories.  This role will utilize analytic capabilities such as loyalty card, analytic and reporting solutions, and executional tools to elevate our influence with customers.

The Category Advisor will work with key account teams and their respective retailers to develop, lead, and communicate fact-based analysis and insights in their respective category (s) to help drive C&D and category topline sales objectives.

The role reports internally to the Church & Dwight Category Management Department. 

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities  

  • Proactively develops collaborative relationships with our retail partners to be viewed as a trusted resource for both our C&D and Retailer business partners
  • Utilizes credible insights and strength of partnership to effectively influence Customers category strategies, tactics and executions
  • Actively leads and  participates and in all line reviews and re-occurring Customer Category reviews, JBP plans and Top to Top meetings
  • Develops key actionable category insights to identify and drive strategic sales opportunities and recommendations for both our C&D and Retailer partners
  • Monitor competitive activity and recommend solutions to meet/counter competitive threats to business.
  • Utilize Tools and Insights to Enable Execution: Utilize Loyalty Card, Panel, Shopper insights, assortment, and POG tools to deliver unique insights.
  • Be an expert in customer specific data, and all required systems including Nielsen analytics and customer POS.
  • Effectively communicate category management insights within internal C&D organization, and category management department, not in violation of confidentiality agreements with our customers.

Education and Experience                                                          

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5+ years of experience in the CPG industry required.
  • 2+ years in a Category Management role in the CPG industry required.
  • Nielsen and/or IRI syndicated data experience is required.
  • Nielsen Advanced Analytical capabilities are required.
  • POG software (like JDA) understanding and proficiency is a plus.
  • Loyalty card experience is also a plus.

COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

On November 4, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued an order (the ETS) requiring, among other things, companies such as Church & Dwight with 100+ employees to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and/or that unvaccinated employees undergo testing for COVID-19 at least once per week.  In compliance with the ETS, Church & Dwight implemented a mandate to comply with the ETS applicable to all employees who are not fully remote*. Beginning February 9, 2022, as a term and condition of employment, all employees who are not fully remote will be required to be fully vaccinated or test weekly. For additional information, please contact TAQuestions@churchdwight.com

*Applicable for U.S. Plants, Waukesha, Regional Sales, and Waterpik 

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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