Team Lead, Category Management Advisor, Impulse &

at The Hershey Company in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

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Team Lead, Category Management Advisor, Impulse & Fuel


Posted Date: 
 Sep 14, 2023


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Team Lead, Category Management Advisor, Impulse & Fuel
Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Why Hershey?
Over more than a century, our iconic brands have been built on a foundation of community investment and connections between people around the world. Equally competitive and compassionate, we continue to build a legacy as we invest in the people and snacks of the future.
From the beginning, Milton Hershey believed that if you do good, you'll do well. By doing what we do best-from our delicious snacks to spreading goodness in our communities-we bring people together.
The spirit of creating human connections that motivated our founder 129 years ago remains the driving force that inspires our 18,000 employees today.
And while much has changed in America since the days of Milton Hershey, the power of building connections with those around us-from consumers and shareholders, to our partners and employees-remains vital to the future of our children, our communities, and our business.
Why the Hershey Category Management Team?
On the Hershey Category Management Team, we strive every day to be an indispensable partner to our retail partners by providing strategic guidance and leadership to fuel category growth. Shopper insights, data, and research are the foundation for everything we do. Our team is recognized as best in class and has a proven track record of success, but we are not afraid to think differently and embrace new ideas.
We know our people are our competitive advantage and we empower them to be the unbiased category experts. We are a high-performing team that loves winning in a fast-paced environment, but never doing it alone. We thrive on a collaborative spirit; we are fiercely competitive in business and highly supportive of each other.
If you are fueled by results, intellectually curious, and want to get in on the ground floor of building the future of snacking - this is the team for you!
Position leads the Hershey Category Management Advisor Impulse and Fuel team, with responsibility for Walmart. The role will deliver solutions in the categories that Hershey participates, as well as adjacent categories in the impulse, front of store categories, and fuel centers. Player / Coach: Coach a team of Category Management professionals and actively contribute as an individual contributor, advise the customer, and develop strategies and solutions to ensure Hershey delivers as the best-in-class indispensable consultative partner. Key areas of thought leadership and focus include: Instant Consumables in Candy, Gum, Mints, Salty Snacks, Sweet snacks, protein snacks, beverages, and all other front of store categories. This includes thought leadership on macro space planning, shopper insights, optimizing finite spaces through category and assortment planning, and transactions zones of the future. Driving impulse through online, pickup, and delivery. Further develop and elevate relationships with key stakeholders at the retailer while driving category strategy, planning, and delivering solutions.
Continuously evaluate and update the customer segmentation and allocate resources to maximize influence, return, front of store and fuel center growth. Set the strategic vision and priorities for the customer along with SMART goals for the team. Ensure the team is focused on the execution of analytical and strategic work which result in top-line sales and profitable growth; Focus on distribution, space, capabilities expansion and optimization. Support and assist with building strategic customer plans. Execute and deliver continual test and learn opportunities to evolve and grow the impulse and fuel center businesses. Maintain accountability for growing sustainably and profitability
Lead a team with responsibility for Category Management Advisor activities with Walmart across all formats; Support team members and assist with delivering key projects; Recruit, train, develop, and coach for performance in order to develop and maintain a high-performance team. Utilize the performance management process to manage and motivate a high-performance Category Management Advisor team.

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The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans

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Job Posting: 3961907

Posted On: Sep 14, 2023

Updated On: Oct 04, 2023

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