Category Manager - Food

Job Title: Category Manager - Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH58903
Contact Name: Becca Ballin
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2017 16:53

Job Description

Handle have partnered with a reputable lifestyle brand in search for a Category Manager - food to join their successful and commercial business. This prestigious and successful company are looking for a Category Manager - Food who will add great value to the ambitious and growing licensing division.


  • To agree and monitor annual business plans for all food
  • To lead negotiations on new Food and/or Food Retailer licensing
  • To oversee effective co-ordination of licensees' marketing and sales activities within geographic markets, ensuring other activities are integrated
  • To agree new product development plans, ensuring a consistent range offering and ensuring internal approval processes are followed
  • To lead cross activities, such as new packaging and insights
  • To review and approve marketing and trade support

Sills & experience:

  • Strong experience in licensing and/or marketing
  • Experience working for leading (food) brands within UK
  • Proven track record in developing and growing brands
  • A good understanding of key suppliers and manufacturers within food product categories
  • Knowledge and insight relating to consumer trends within food product categories

If you are a senior Category Manager with a wealth of knowledge within the food sector please don't hesitate to apply!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.