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Category Management Analyst Job in Kettering, Ohio US

Category Management Analyst

Acco Brands USA LLC - Kettering, OH

Posted: 7/22/2022 - Expires: 10/20/2022

Job ID: 244727904


Job Description

  Position at ACCO Brands

Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.

ACCO Brands is seeking a Category Management Analyst to join our Category Management team. This role will be a key team member in the development of category, channel and customer strategies and directly supports a key customer's initiatives through data and market analysis. By working with the retailer, as well as internal sales and marketing teams, the Category Management Analyst will interpret data and market trends to provide actionable insights to customer and ACCO Brands strategies.


 Interpret data trends and prepare reporting and analysis to present a clear roadmap for Leadership, Sales and Marketing. Regularly communicate POS results to leadership.
 Collaborate with Sales and Marketing on customer presentations by working within retailer and product teams to understand strategy and sales goals; help guide strategy to achieve sales goals and metrics. Conduct market/retailer/item level analysis as needed
 Provide actionable insights to the retailer by interpreting market information and data trends. Deliver fact-based recommendations and reporting for product, price, place and promotion opportunities.
 Contribute to product mix and POG development by analyzing product productivity. Conduct detailed analysis to compare consumer and/or store traits vs. product offered.
 Identify trends and relationships between different pieces of data, draw appropriate conclusions and translate analytical findings into business strategies and recommendations.
 Contribute to year-round POS meetings for Marketing, Sales Leads and Leadership team.
 Monitor market data and providers for data integrity. Participate in and make recommendations for data structure enhancement.
 Provide ad-hoc analytical support to retailer, Sales and Marketing.


 Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Marketing or related field required.
 Experience in analytical role within category management, forecasting, inventory management, or POS analysis
 Ability to independently manipulate large data sets within all Microsoft Office environments
 Consumer product experience is desirable
 Strong customer service skills including effective communication (written and oral). Must be able to effectively present to both internal and external client groups.
 Strong organizational skills with a disciplined approach to managing processes on a day to day basis respecting defined authority levels.
Tableau experience required.
 Working knowledge of ProSpace (or equivalent software) preferred
 Some travel required

About Us

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA gaming controller, a Five Star notebook, a Swingline stapler, a Quartet dry erase board, or a Kensington computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.

More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at

Equal Opportunity Employer

 At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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