Category Analyst
Constellation Brands - Boston, MA

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Job Description:POSITION SUMMARY:
The Category Analyst plays a pivotal role in developing
Constellations Brands business in the retail chain
environment. This individual will support the sales and
analytical efforts through fact based sales
presentations, IRI reports, and selling solutions. The
Category Analyst will also work closely with the
Client’s Category Buyer in providing IRI information,
category management work, and assisting in projects.
This person will be proactive in developing reports,
scorecards and space management store modular’s that
will help grow our business and defend our brands. The
Category Analyst will also play a pivotal role in
providing support & information to the category sales
team on Constellations Brands brand performance,
competitive opportunities, and trends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In market training and relationship development
  • Develop, cultivate, and maintain strong
relationships with key account. Leverage
relationships to explore business opportunities
throughout the retailer.
  • Partner with Constellation Brands retailer sales
teams to understand brand health and needs
  • Work with retailers to assist them with analysis and
understanding of their wine business.
  • Work with Strategic Insights to understand consumer
data
Administration and analysis
  • Create compelling fact based analysis on Constellation
Brands portfolio; depletion reports, consumer data, base
line distribution opportunities, and promotional
opportunities.
  • Create templates to run monthly scorecards.
  • Become an expert in applicable retail data system, and
create and run ad hoc reports for fact based sales
presentations, category management analysis, business
analysis, etc
  • Insure required reports are turned in timely and as
necessary
  • Assist the Sales team in conducting category
assortment analysis to make recommendations to retailers
on how they can improve their assortment by category.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Equivalent combination
of education and work experience is acceptable (min.
2 yrs)
  • CPG experience preferred, alcohol and beverage
industry knowledge a plus
  • Category Management Certification a plus
Technical
  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills with ability to
manipulate and create pivot tables. Ability to put
together compelling, easy to understand, visually
appealing presentations. Familiarity with the basic
tools of Category Management: Nielsen/IRI, Space
Management tools, Market Metrics and the experience of
pulling and interpreting syndicated data
  • Demonstrated ability of strong analysis skills
Professional
  • Strong communication skills; with ability to
articulate effectively both verbally and in written form
  • Must manage time and prioritize tasks. Work in a team
environment but be highly motivated with the ability to
work independently. Results oriented individual who
excels in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/OTHER:
  • Must be able to travel via plane/train, lift up to
45lbs
  • Primarily office environment but may be exposed to a
warehouse/distribution environment on a frequent basis
  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle
or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance;
stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. Must have
close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust
focus, peripheral vision
The purpose of this summary is to describe the essential
job functions and the level of work performed by
individuals assigned to this position. This description
is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by
this position. Management reserves the right to modify,
add or remove duties from particular jobs and assign
other duties as necessary.
Open Date : 2013-01-28 14:00:00
Division/Department : Sales--Channel--All Other National
Accounts
% of Travel Required : 10-20%

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Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol with a portfolio of wine brands complemented by...