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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 7:47 PM

KEY RESPONSIBILITIESWork as a member of the Category Leadership team to provide insights that support customer-driven initiatives throughout the organizationLay the foundation for success in the categories and retail environments in which JMS participatesDevelop relationships with Sales, Marketing, Innovation, and Market Development Organization functional teams to support category-specific and company initiativesDevelop category and retail insights and reviews that utilize both scan and non-scan data (IRI, Nielsen, Mintel, Kantar, MarketTrack, Google Trends, Spectra, Retail Link, 84.51, primary research etc.), that will be leveraged to grow JM Smucker and total category sales with our retail customers and support marketing initiativesDevelop recommendations supporting retailers’ optimal product distribution, promotion, pricing, and shelf placementParticipate in analyzing planograms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, potentially assisting with execution of Modular planning processPrepare clear and concise presentations to inform others of business & consumer trends, existing opportunities and recommendations for growthIdentifying market opportunities and/or track new product launches and promotions; communicate findings to relevant Marketing group(s)Discuss possible emerging trends observed during day-to-day analysisParticipate in various activities to enhance job performance and personal growthComplete cross-departmental projectsDevelop knowledge of the Company’s business processes and product portfolio through training (departmental, corporate, technological, etc.) and hands-on projectsSELECTION CRITERIAEducationJunior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related fieldSophomores to be considered on exception basisMinimum GPA of 3.1 is requiredSkillsAbility to communicate qualitative and quantitative analyses in a clear, precise, and actionable mannerDetailed oriented, strong analytic aptitude, and project management experience preferredAbility and willingness to build relationships across the companyPrevious use of shopper-based metrics and data preferredProficiency with Microsoft Office suite and excellent computer skills requiredExcellent communication and presentation skills required


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