• Associate Category Manager - Meat

    Position Location(s) US-NC-Greensboro
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  • Overview

    The Fresh Market currently has an opening for an Associate Category Manager for our Meat Department located at our Corporate Offices in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Associate Category Manager’s primary responsibility is to execute category strategies, promotional programs, product merchandising, and inventory management.  The successful candidate will possess excellent analytical capabilities and deep knowledge of wholesale and retail meat cuts across all species.




    • Assisting with the application of knowledge of industry trends to perform effective category reviews
    • Manage tiered schematics for fresh meat case
    • Assist distribution centers with their inventory management to include date code monitoring, sell through, and promotional purchasing
    • Provide store support to help trouble shoot and ensure best customer experience possible
    • Develop content for store training materials – manuals, meat cutter certifications, recipes, etc.
    • Assist in the development of new items to include recipe creation and guidelines for store execution.

    Job Requirements:

    • 1-2 years of meat category management experience or relevant experience as a store level market manager/meat department manager.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
    • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply category data
    • Understanding of basic P&L

    Personal Attributes:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and changing work environment
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional working relationships within and outside The Fresh Market
    • The ability to work in and travel to various store location through the United States ~20%
    • The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented, highly motivated with a sense of urgency, and possess a respect for detail.





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