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PepsiCo Corp Category Manager - Natural Channel- 233446BR in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/8015663 Category Manager - Natural ChannelJob DescriptionAuto req ID: 233446BRJob DescriptionAs part of PepsiCo's promise to encourage people to live healthier, we're committed to delivering products that offer more nutritional benefits while maintaining the same great taste, value and convenience that consumers love in our brands. This includes the establishment of PepsiCo's Juice Plus division that is charged with creating nutritious chilled beverages across our Tropicana, Naked Juice, KeVita, and Ambient portfolios to drive continued growth.The Category Manager, Natural Channel within PBNA Juice Plus acts as the key point of contact to the Natural Channel Sales Strategy and field customer teams. This role serves as the category expert to support our sales teams with selling stories, analytics, insights, and new business opportunities.Responsibilities include:* Leading with insights to help drive execution of category and business priorities in the Natural Channel* Developing winning partnerships with customers and with internal PepsiCo stakeholders* Ability to lead cross-functionally with sales, sales strategy, and insights to ensure delivery of relevant innovation and key initiatives* Providing customer/channel expertise within Natural Channel and leadership to drive the development of appropriate category plans within business units* Identify, measure, and quantify marketplace trends and opportunities* Provide retailers with account-specific opportunities and action plans that drive retailer and PBNA Juice Plus priorities* Create customized retailer-specific selling stories leveraging all available data sourcesQualifications/Requirements:* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience* MBA a plusWork Experience:* Five years of sales experience or within a sales organization; preferably with a consumer-packaged goods organization with fact-based category management or selling experience.Skills and Capabilities:* Excellent communication and presentation skills* Ability to demonstrate individual, team, and project leadership skills* Strong personal motivation and ability to effectively work independently as well as collaboratively across multiple functions* Strong analytical skills* Strong knowledge of syndicated data via IRI/Nielsen* Understanding of consumer/shopper data via Panel, ShopperSights, Retailer Loyalty, etc.* Strong proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Access* This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United StatesRelocation Eligible: Not Eligible for RelocationJob Type: RegularAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender IdentityOur Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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