Assistant Category Marketing Manager
A$ A' "A' ?The Assistant Category Manager will drive Category Management initiatives including creating and fostering an alliance with key retail partners while enhancing DAP's market leadership position. This also includes increasing overall category productivity through the management of a data warehouse of consumer-focused & retail sales fact-based data, identification of category and brand opportunities and collaborative strategy creation. This role is open to Baltimore, MD.Responsibilities:Create usable business insights for internal & external customersInternally assess the sales performance of our products at retail in a timely & factual manner. Externally, provide a value-added service to our retailers positioning DAP as an information and analysis leader.Capture & analyze POS scanner data from sources such as Epicor, Retailer portals, Audits & Surveys, etc.Increase our internal decision making in sales & marketing based on facts in a timely manner.Evaluate account specific merchandising/category management initiatives.Determine effectiveness of account specific initiatives for potential broader use.Analyze consumer-based research.Link research to solution-based initiatives.Make presentations to internal & external customersInform & add value to our retail customers while sharing information amongst internal customers.Evaluate customer specific retail dataMake recommendations based on fact-based data/guide category growth.Perform other duties as requiredLeverage industry standard software such as JDA and leverage best practices to identify opportunity and utilize them with our retail teams.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Business2+ years of relevant Category Management/Marketing experienceAdvanced computer skills and knowledge of data managementExperienced user of space management software such as JDAStrong communication skillsExcellent analytical skillsSome weekends workSome travel required (customer presentations, tradeshows)About DAPDAP is a market leading manufacturer, innovator and marketer of home repair and construction products including caulks, sealants, spray foam insulation, adhesives, and patch and repair products. DAP is part of RPM International Inc., a $6.1 billion, multinational company with subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.You will find DAP products in the hands of professional painters, remodelers, builders, and do-it-yourselfers, and in 60,000 retail outlets, ranging from home centers and mass merchandisers to your local hardware, pro contractor channels and paint stores. DAP's eight manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States of America and Canada service North America and the world.At DAP, we hire the best people and give them a collaborative and rewarding work environment that empowers them to succeed! We support associates in continuous professional growth and collaborate on the steps it takes to get to the next level in their careers. Our associates enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including 401(k) with company match, pension, paid parental leave, competitive health insurance rates, employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, free wellness programs and more! Learn more about DAP's history, culture and benefits at /careers/DAP - On the job since 1865.