Category Executive

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Sydney, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won a total of 8,846 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

We are now recruiting for a Category Executive role to deliver our category vision in partnership with focus customers in your channel and build on our already strong category leadership position. In addition, you will align with our Trade Marketing, Brand Marketing and Sales teams to ensure they are aware of category risks and opportunities within our customers. 

This role will be based in Sydney.

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Support the design and delivery of a short to medium term category activation plan within designated customers on our focus categories across range, merchandising and promotions.
•    Learn to utilise the full suite of insight sources to identify the key drivers of category performance and highlight the risks and opportunities to our priority customers.
•    Work with the Brand, Insight and Sales teams to create compelling category stories through data and insights
•    Develop relationships on a day-to-day basis and support the Category Manager in managing the needs and expectations of internal and external customers 
Other responsibilities as directed. 

What you’ll bring:

•    2-3 years of experience in sales and category insights
•    We’d love someone with experience in the FMCG industry (ideally liquor)
•    A highly resourceful team-player who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive and efficient.  
•    Goal-driven, with excellent organisational skills and a passion for wine!

What you can expect:

•    Competitive base salary 
•    An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary! You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines.  
•    Access to our reward and recognition program 
•    A fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and annual flu vaccination program.  
•    Global Career Pathways 
•    Access to our extensive online learning and development program 
•    Flexible work policy 
•    Plus, a variety of other exciting rewards and benefits.  

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