Category Manager
Specialists Group LLC, The
Specialists Group LLC, The

Job Location: Wichita, KS
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 DOE

Category Manager

Web ID: 6326

Classification: Business DevelopmentMarketing - AdvertisingStrategy - Planning

City: Wichita

State: KS

Compensation: $60,000 - $70,000 DOE

Education: Bachelors Degree preferred

Benefits: Excellent Benefits


Category Manager plans, executes, and follows product through the entire product lifecycle.
Works closely with the Sales Team to identify customer needs in terms of product type, retails, material type, packaging requirements, themes/collections, etc. Also works closely with the Design Team and Production Team to create the ultimate program and product that comes to life through innovative concepts, trends, designs and product techniques.

Job Description:

As Category Manager:

  • Understanding analytics and recommending customer strategies and programs.
  • Understanding the trends regarding colors, patterns, themes, lifestyles, sizes, which affect how customers shop and best applies to the various retailers
  • Working with sales team to identify customer needs in terms of product type, material type, packaging requirements, themes/collections, as requested, etc.
  • Understanding timelines and deliverables
  • Creating projects and items in NetSuite and upholding the integrity of the data
  • Working in collaboration with the design team to ensure designs meet expected criteria
  • Coordinating, overseeing and many times leading in the execution of collateral material needed for sales meetings about product
  • Attending trade shows and licensing shows, as needed, to maintain an understanding of our market and build relationships

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree
  • Proven experience working as a Category Manager or in Product Development
  • Strong business acumen
  • Product Development/Category Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • NetSuite/ERP: 1 year (Preferred)

How To Apply:

Please apply online

Specialists Group LLC, The
100 N. Broadway, Suite 200
Wichita, KS 67202


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