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Category Analyst

  • Category: Retail
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Compensation: $60,000 to $75,000
  • Job Description:


    Category Analyst - Food Manufacturing

    Salary: 60-75K base + Bonus and great benefits - no relocation available

    Location: Portland/Seattle areas

    My client is a rapidly growing food manufacturer that is looking for a Category Analyst to handle the Seattle and Portland markets. They are a family owned business that has been around for over 80 years!

    The Category Analyst will partner with Account Managers and Albertson's/Safeway Category Managers to develop category management plans, provide analytical insight and supports for sales meetings, building category reviews, assessing advertising results and reviewing items selections.


    - Prepare category reviews for key customers
    - Analyze advertising results and post promotional activity results
    - Monitor category trends, track competitive activity, discover opportunity gaps and review best pricing/promotional strategies
    - Work with the Account Manager to create yearly promotional schedules and budgets for key customers
    - Work with space management team to design and create customer specific plan-o-grams

    Qualifications needed:

    - Minimum of 2-4 years in an analyst or sales role in a Food or CPG company
    - Must be an Excel expert - Pivot Tables, V Look ups, etc...
    - Must have experience with A.C. Nielsen and IRI syndicated data. Experience with Spectra a plus
    - Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

    The company is motivated to hire. Don't delay, apply today!

    Submit your information to Ginny Miller for consideration at or

    Click here, ONLINE APPLICATION to apply for this job.

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