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Asst. Category Manager

Miami, FL


Placement Type:

Temp to Perm

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Start Date:


Assistant Category Manager
Location: Miami
Hybrid: On-site 3 days a week (T,W,Th)

This is a Salaried role and includes full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k w/match & PTO/Vacation)

– Responsible for leading Hispanic merchandising strategy for assigned categories and services under CM or Director guidance.
– Develops and executes category strategy to maximize sales and profitability for every day and seasonal programs meeting financial goals and increasing market share.
– Analyzes market trends and consumer behavior within the assigned category.
– Shapes and executes strategies for the front store and collaborates with cross-functional enterprise partners and external partners to achieve goals.
– Manages product assortment, including selection, pricing, promotional strategy, and inventory levels in partnership with other business partners.
– Identifies opportunities with product innovation expansion within the category.
– Collaborates with the support team for their business including pricing, Finance, Inventory Planners, Planogram designers, Store Operations and Core counterparts to achieve the merchandising objectives as it relates to the Strategic plan.
– Works with vendor management to include collaborating, interviewing, developing strategies, and negotiating.
– Finds supply chain efficiency and solve for DSD distribution gaps.
– Builds category budget forecasts based on Pillars of Growth and market trends.
– Run and provide reporting as needed.
– Post ads and seasonal programs assessments.
– Secure seasonal and incremental opportunities as applicable.

Background on any of these areas: category management, assistant category management, planogram analysis, buyer, supply chain highly preferred
Bilingual ( English and Spanish) highly preferred

Experience with SQL queries a plus ( programming not required)


Client Description

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!