Assistant Category Manager

Assistant Category Manager, Abingdon - £24,000 - £28,000

Global CTS is working with a medium sized business located in Oxfordshire, who are seeking to recruit an Assistant Category Manager to work with the Category Manager and the marketing team, this is a pivotal role within the marketing team therefore marketing experience is essential.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self starter with a can-do attitude with the ability to work under pressure and manage a vast workload. Analytical skills and strong computer skills, specifically good knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint is essential.

  • Assist category managers with the implementation of new product introductions.
  • With the help of the marketing team, assist in the coordination for major trade shows.
  • Develop and execute a range of display stands.
  • Benchmark competitor product ranges, in terms of price and product specification.
  • Creating product development sheets for each customer or product to brief in product changes to suppliers.
  • Upkeep and record of all product samples for potential range inclusion.
  • Created landed costs, trade pricing and RRPs for categories provided by the category manager and/or Key Account.
  • Work with the Product Information Management team to ensure all product information is correct and all design and IP legislation has been carried out.
  • Ensure product specifications are correct and help collate and upkeep product information and samples.
  • Update range sheets for category managers to a high standard and ensure that all stakeholders within the business are updated on any developments.
  • Attend photo shoots and exhibitions as appropriate.


Global CTS Limited


No terminology used in this job description is intended to discriminate against a person’s age, race, religion, gender, marital status, colour, disability or sexual orientation. Each candidate is only assessed on their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job described above.

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