Category Analyst

  • Job Reference: 425087266-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: SIMULATE
  • Location: New York City (Manhattan), New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


SIMULATE's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable nutrition. Our first product, NUGGS, is a chicken nugget simulation made from plant inputs. Since NUGGS launched in the summer of 2019, we have evolved into the fastest growing chicken nugget on the planet. SIMULATE is currently developing new nutrition technologies, some that will launch later in the year.


* Create data-driven selling stories to gain distribution at retailers and right-size orders
* Identify opportunities and make recommendations to SKU assortment, pricing, promotional activity, merchandising, etc
* Support development and updates of distribution/performance trackers, dashboards and sales reports
* Track and analyze competitive promotional activity and make recommendations during review periods
* Own sales materials including pitch decks, one-pagers, price lists, sell sheets, etc
* As needed, present data stories to buyers, brokers and distributors


* Relevant experience in category management ideally at a startup, or a broker/data firm (e.g., Nielsen/IRI/SPINS)
* Knowledge of syndicated data and experience with retailer/distributor portals
* Advanced PowerPoint skills; able to present data persuasively via concise, well-formatted presentations to internal stakeholders and external buyers
* Intellectually curious, self-motivated and capable of working independently within a fast-paced, demanding environment
* Ideally based in metro NY


* Unlimited NUGGS and other SIMULATE products
* Laptop/equipment of your choice
* Health, dental and vision insurance
* Lunch & office snacks
* Fun atmosphere working with a highly aligned team eager to redefine how humans get their nutrition