Associate Retail Category Development Manager - Family Dollar at Colgate Palmolive

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Description:

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 102707 - Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

About Colgate-Palmolive:

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well?

In between those smiles, your day is comprised of connecting with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions.

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! Our trustworthy household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities.

As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we go beyond physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, fosters experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you are passionateabout working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

The Experience:

In a constantly evolving retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the CustomerDevelopment team at Colgate. Family Dollar is a customer that is like this which makes it very dynamic.

What role will you play as a member of the Family Dollar team?

As the Retail Category Development Manager you will be the category specialist by delivering category leading presentations and by communicating opportunities for our customers.

You'll work closely with both internal and external partners to champion outstanding working relationships with customers as well as working cross-functionally to develop the business.

Providing world-class Category Management results based on fact based selling is the priority.

You'll contribute category management support for internal processes and complete customer category review by utilizing category analysis, shopper insights and other available analytic tools along. You'll also scorecard and supervise the execution of 5P activities in line with established objectives and guidelines.

Who are you:

  • You're a storyteller- The ability to interpret and communicate shopper & consumer data and effectively integrate them to tell fact based stories to drive category solutions is crucial, so we can thrive and win. You will develop customer presentations, recommendations for new item introductions, and conduct plan-o-gram reviews.

  • You can strategize- Initiating and synchronizing our brand strategies and priorities with customer strategies for an outcome where we all win, execute new product initiatives accordingly, and determining the effectiveness of Colgate and competitive promotions through post-analysis, are vital for the recommendations you make to the account.

  • You like to collaborate- In this role, you'll establish key partnerships that thrive on mutual trust and integrity in working relationships as consultants to the customer. We will also rely on you to communicate and reinforce brand strategies & objectives internally.

  • You know the systems- Strong proficiency in Nielsen, Homescan Panel, Spectra, IRI, FeatureVision, 84.51 & JDA and other customer point of sale systems is required so that we can provide reliable, substantial data analysis. You'll utilize shelf management software and category expertise to provide recommendations for shelf placement for new items and existing products. You will also coordinate "Fair Share of Shelf" support and develop plan-o-gram's using plan-o-gram software.

  • You are a continuous improver- We are constantly looking for opportunities to improve and seek creative solutions. We value your ability to adapt insights after performing the category review to translate them to meaningful solutions for the customer and Colgate.

What do you need?

  • Bachelor's Degree - required

  • At least 3 years of consumer product sales or category management experience, or other relevant sales/marketing experience - required

  • At least 2 years of experience analyzing syndicated data - preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Suite - required

  • Availability to travel up to 10% of the time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

For more information about Colgate's global business, visit the Company's web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill's Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom's of Maine please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.