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Sales - Category Management Specialist, Procter & Gamble Dollar General Team

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Procter & Gamble is looking for someone with strong technical skills, agility to handle multiple systems, high attention to detail and proficiency, that enjoys collaborating with a team to play a key role in our North America Market Operations organization.

Apply today to join our Dollar General Customer Team, located in Nashville, TN, as a Sales Category Management Specialist!

This job provides necessary integration into the Category Review process to enable Best-in-Class Customer Partnerships and Winning Shelf Plans for a growing customer within a fast-paced organization. It delivers technical expertise in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), JDA Space Planning Software, PowerBI, and Nielsen (Scanning and Shopper-Panel) to deliver on customer needs with excellence. It also provides analytical, administrative, and technical capability to enable leadership to influence and sell Category Growth Strategies. Mastery of systems and process knowledge aids in developing skills in new team members and improving processes ongoing.

The successful candidate would be a self-starter with a “Can Do” attitude that can work independently, handle a high-volume workload, use expertise of multiple systems/tools, and the ability to partner well with others to achieve results. You must be a problem-solver and technical specialist; able to identify and lead process improvements while learning new skills/tools. You should possess the ability to help us build collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships with others while performing in a sales role. You will partner with the Sales Director of Category Management and work with 10 Category Development Account Executives across all categories within the P&G Portfolio (Laundry & Cleaning, Paper & Bath, Beauty and Health, and more).

Job Qualifications


+ Competency in developing business/category knowledge, and ability to leverage analytics and data.

+ Displayed problem solving and decision-making skills.

+ Ongoing acceleration within systems to develop mastery, continual learning mindset as systems evolve, and ability to leverage knowledge to develop and train new team members.

+ Ability to design and create capability.

+ Proven stewardship, people development skills, and communication skills.

+ Ability to consistently deliver granular, time-bound projects with excellence.

+ 3+ years relevant business data administrative experience.

+ Technical expertise on JDA Space Planning (Planogram) software and tools that enable analytics with large data sets – specifically MS Excel, 1010 Data, & Nielsen.

+ Experience working in a fast-paced Sales environment with sense of urgency and professional delivery to customer needs.


+ High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent.

+ Microsoft Excel Skills (Pivot Tables, Formulas, Functions, Complex Data sets).

+ Willingness to learn new systems.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.

+ Ability to deal with complex business situations and multiple priorities.

+ Occasional overtime may be required to full-fill the core responsibilities of the job.

About us:

We produce globally recognized brands, and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

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P&G was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company. Today, we’re the world’s largest consumer goods company and home to iconic, trusted brands that make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways. We’ve spanned three centuries thanks to three simple ideas: leadership, innovation and citizenship.

The insight, innovation and passion of talented teams has helped us grow into a global company that is governed responsibly and ethically, that is open and transparent, and that supports good causes and protects the environment. This is a place where you can be proud to work and do something that matters.

Sales - Category Management Specialist, Procter & Gamble Dollar General Team

Full time
Nashville, TN

Published on 09/29/2022

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