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Posted June 19th

Category Analyst Sales



The Hershey Company



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Posted June 19th

Category Analyst Sales







Job Location: Deerfield, IL

This is a remote position based in the Deerfield, IL sales office.


This position will be supporting the CSEs for our total Walgreens business.

As a Category Analyst, you will serve to support the CSEs on the Walgreens business to drive development and implementation of category initiatives helping to drive/exceed team objectives.

The Category Analyst will be an expert in the pervasive application of insights to fuel category growth. Key to this role is synthesizing business trends, competitive trends, shopper insights, financial insights, etc., to identify opportunities and develop solutions to drive Hershey growth across the store. The Category Analyst will collaborate internally & externally to drive distribution, seasonal execution, and other strategic projects.


Provide management with objective, comprehensive, consumer-based insights and actionable recommendations based upon that information for the category

• Support to identify and solve for key business issues through regular and ad hoc business analysis
• Act as the indispensable consultative partner, driving projects to achieve financial objectives
• Isolate potential growth opportunities for the Hershey business
• Develop and participate in cross- functional projects/teams to activate growth driving executions
• Leverage business analysis and insights to create solutions that drive growth
• Effectively utilize the company's insights and proprietary tools to drive profitable sales results
• Effectively penetrate horizontally and vertically to align key stakeholders on category lead initiatives


Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
Experience: At least 2 years of Consumer Product Sales/ Analytical Experience

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans
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