Location
York
Department
Trading
Advertising Salary
£21,000-£23,000 base, agile working, York head office location!

About The Role

Permanent position, full time, York location with options to work from home, career progression!

The Category Assistant supports the Category Managers and Category Director in ensuring that all Category-specific administrative processes are carried out.

You would ensure all tasks are actioned, and databases are updated & maintained as required. As part of their development, the Category Assistant may support and at times shadow the Category Manager with involvement in ranging, pricing, promotions, supplier strategy and specific Trading initiatives and events.

Experienced Category Assistants may be given responsibility for a product category, under the supervision of a Category Manager and Category Director.   

About You

You should be a confident, driven and enthusiastic person who has the ability to work under pressure, other required skills will include:

  • Highly self-motivated with good communication & people skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • A sense of responsibility.
  • Able to take instruction and request guidance when required.
  • Keen to learn, develop new skills and gain experience.
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • An understanding of the negotiation process and basic negotiation skills.
  • Decision making ability and a sense of responsibility.
  • Numerate and analytical
  • I.T. skills required –Word; Advanced Excel essential

About Costcutter

Costcutter Supermarket Group have recently been acquired by Bestway Wholesale so it's an incredible exciting time to join us in this new venture. You will be joining a group with an annual turnover to almost £3 billion, alongside a symbol, franchise, and company store retail estate of more than 3,795 stores in the UK, (including 2,682 fascia and 195 company owned).

Both retailers and suppliers are supported by this new additional scale of the combined business, with the collaborative partnership approach making Bestway the partner of choice for growing sales in the convenience market.

Join us and you will be joining our values-driven, fast-paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves.
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