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Working Student (m/f/d) in Commercial Strategy and Category Development

Location: 

Solingen, NW, DE

Req ID:  923
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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

Working Student (m/f/d) in Commercial Strategy and Category Development

Location: Solingen, Germany

Role Type: Working Student, 20hrs/week, flexible

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: 12 Months

 

Let’s Talk About You

You want to own your career and you’re ready to start your career story: a rich and formative Working Student program will allow you to develop the professional and personal qualities required to evolve into Commercial and Category functions and to better understand the key factors for the success of consumer is not only possible.

 

Let’s Get Down To Business

Category Management is positioned as a strategic axis for the company, which lies at the frontiers of Marketing and Sales. You will assist the Category Manager on the management of all the commercial levers - marketing, in order to advance the performance of our products in GMS brands. This program will allow you to also interact with many of the company's services: Marketing, Key Accounts, Sales Force, Merchandising, Supply Chain.

 

Through your support and co-responsibility in the day-to-day operational and strategic business, you gain various insights into the world of category management and its interfaces with other departments:

 

  • Execution of regular competitive and market analysis
  • Active participation in customer-specific potential, assortment and promotion analyses based on retail and household panels, scanner data and shopper studies
  • Processing data and updating reports and evaluations for local management
  • Participation in the preparation of appointments and presentations for internal and external customers in coordination with local marketing and sales
  • Support in the planning, creation and implementation of category management projects
  • Depending on your personal experience and skills, you quickly assume the independent support and responsibility of initial projects

 

Show Us What You’ve Got

  • Business studies, with a focus on category management
  • Ideally, you have already gained your first experience in category management or controlling / marketing / sales in the consumer goods industry
  • You are safe to use MS Office products (in all in all Excel and PowerPoint) and how to create compelling presentations
  • Experience in handling panel or scanner data (Nielsen and/or GFK) as well as the number-based work with large data sets are an advantage
  • They like to work with numbers and data, have a quick understanding and a careful way of working. In addition, you have good conceptual and analytical skills and are proactive, independent and team-ready
  • You have a good knowledge of English

 
What we offer
A ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits: Exciting insights into an international company and the consumer goods industry, Space for your own ideas and space for creative solutions, An attractive remuneration, Participation in an innovative and motivated team, Casual Wear and a Great Boss!
 

Now Take The Next Step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online and upload an up to date CV along with your salary expectations. Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested.

For information about this great company, visit www.edgewell.com

 

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.