Director Category Leadership | Job in Harrisburg, PA. | Advantage Solutions | #2024-431362
Minimum: USD $110,000.00/Yr.
Maximum: USD $140,000.00/Yr.

Director Category Leadership

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly dynamic Director of Category Leadership role requires a proven leader who can motivate and inspire their team to create and deliver outstanding value for our customers and clients today, and a thought leader who can bring insight and strategic direction to lead our customers and clients into the future. Working as a creative, hands-on leader, this candidate will utilize their extensive industry knowledge, broad analytic capabilities and bias for change to optimally utilize all available resources to drive results. Ultimately, the Director, Category Leadership will facilitate solutions – primarily category leadership and trade, shopper, and space -- to our internal and external stakeholders.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off


  • Engage with assigned clients/customers to fully understand their needs and requirements, developing solutions that exceed their expectation and leverage the enterprise capabilities of the company.
  • Foster and grow relationships across all levels of key internal and external stakeholders to deliver enhanced strategy value.
  • Manage and cultivate an environment that encourages and empowers associates to be creative thought leaders.
  • Demonstrate a hands-on approach to learning and development of associates, identifying training needs for current and future roles and mentoring and guiding associates in their development.
  • Continually identify, develop, and present engaging, insight-driven though leadership and analysis to clients, customers, and internal stakeholders. Presentations will demonstrate both data and story-telling mastery and effectively integrate category, consumer, and shopper insights with a quantifiable action plan.
  • Be a Strategic Though Partner, driving insights into action through the deep analytics of the category, macro-trends, competitive landscape, pricing, promotion, assortment, space management, and shopper trends.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; MBA Degree preferred; or equivalent job-related experience in Business, Marketing, Sales
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Category Management role within the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry
  • 1-2 years supervisory experience
  • Well-organized and strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • A hunger for “winning together”
  • Ability to confidently work with, communicate effectively with, and present to the client, customer, and internal leadership

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Director Category Leadership

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