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Category Analyst - Marketing in Temple Terrace, FL at Circle K

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
We know that you can work anywhere. However, working at Circle K is the start of something great! While you make it easy for our customers, we focus on you and your development! Our people make us who we are. We want to see you grow, so we put growing together at the forefront of everything we do. It is our duty to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed. Joining Circle K means joining a team that is devoted to you!


A minimum of 3 years of experience in merchandising and/or related field required. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Finance or related field preferred.

Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Access competency is a plus. PDI experience is a plus. JDA software experience also a plus.

Must be extremely well organized and possess ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously under constant deadlines with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.

Prior experience pulling syndicated data and using it to analyze the business.

Must possess excellent analytical skills, well-developed verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated experience in project management.

Must have 2 or more years of previous experience with price book entry and/or coordination.

Must possess a strong desire and great aptitude for career progression.


  • Schematic and category profile development, inventory management, reporting, and analyzing data.
  • Works with the Category Manager to plan and coordinate activities necessary to successfully accomplish category business plans and results.
  • Assist Category managers with administrative needs of business: new item set up, cost changes, etc.
  • Researches, compiles and analyzes sales results, product/supplier performance, pricing analysis, competitive and trend information; make recommendations based on analysis. Ensures accuracy of data.
  • Perform post promotional analysis, providing accurate and timely visibility and direction.
  • Analyzes category productivity by developing financial analysis systems and creating monthly category management reports.
  • Assists the Category Manager in managing product assortment, display, point-of-purchase, program execution, planogram execution, equipment rollouts and store communication.
  • Maintains category files, spreadsheets, records, and publications in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Redefine business problems as solution hypotheses that can be answered through data mining/modeling and analytics.
  • Communicates with suppliers to coordinate product introduction, sample requests, issue resolution, and needed follow-up.
  • Works closely with supporting teams on pricing activity, item/vendor set-up, inventory/supply chain, monitoring allowances.
  • Build a consulting relationship with immediate and cross functional internal team members
  • Prepare for and participate in market visits as needed
  • Organizes daily workload to ensure departmental priorities and deadlines are met.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Personal Skills

  • Fact-based and structured
  • Detail-oriented
  • Effective communicator to various audiences, in person, in writing, and verbally
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Flexibility with urgent, changing priorities when required
  • Self-starting enthusiasm with a Can-do attitude

Job duties may change with or without advance notice.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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