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Associate Category Director - Doors and Containment

Company: Radio Systems Corporation
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Job Description:

Category: General ManagementID: ASSOC01995Schedule: Full-TimeLocation: Knoxville, TN, USADo you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment? Do you have a deep appreciation for the ever-changing world of digital marketing? We are currently seeking Category Director for our Doors and Containment to join our team! You will lead the Doors and Containment Category teams to meet Balanced Scorecard Objectives and act as a visible leader within RSC and within the industry. Provides leadership to perform as a team across all functions rather than working in functional and category silos. Focuses on driving the objectives and goals to support the 2020/2023 Strategy of the company, providing a foundation for RSC to grow while keeping a fast, lean, focused entrepreneurial structure and spirit.

Radio Systems Corporation Headquarters is in Knoxville, TN. Where's that you say? So let's talk about what's famous about Knoxville, TN. We have been called "The Marble City" and Scruffy City, names we have embraced as our own. And, what do Quentin Tarantino and Johnny Knoxville have in common? They were both born Knoxville, TN. We are the home of 1982 World's Fair and we boast of 21 craft breweries in Knoxville now. Click here for If you like to hike or camp, visit the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Take your pick on activities from hiking to biking, our Urban Wilderness has a lot to offer. Knox County has great public-school systems, no state income tax and low property taxes and cost of living. If you like outdoor art, we have Music and Shakespeare on the Square, Family Movie Nights on the Square during the summer months in lovely downtown Knoxville.

Our Company: What do you want to know? We are the world leader in pet products with PetSafe-- Brand, SportDOG-- Brand and Invisible Fence-- Brand. PetSafe-- Brand makes every product from leashes and harnesses, to water fountains and automated feeders and litter boxes. We have a goal to touch over 21 million pets, people and communities around the world annually. We serve a broad range of pet owners from providing the hunter the best gear for a successful hunt, to accommodating the "Not-So-Crazy Cat Lady" with all the entertaining toys and effective solutions she could ever imagine. How do we do it? By creating a vibrant and active environment within our team. We work hard to be the employer of choice in our communities and, in turn, serve those communities. At Radio Systems Corporation, teammates take the privilege of serving pets, people and community very seriously, but also have a great time doing so. Each project is approached with an attitude of enthusiasm, resilience, adaptability and teamwork.

What you will do on our Doors and Containment Marketing Team:

  • Full P&L responsibility, meeting contribution margin and revenue goals for PetSafe and Premier Brands
  • Meet all Balanced Scorecard Objectives
  • Talent Development - create and develop a team
  • Develop and execute strategic plans
  • Increase top and bottom-line revenue
  • Develop strategy and product portfolio roadmap that drives growth and sets direction of category
  • Partner with Global Sales team to drive new retail partner placement and growth for existing retail partners
  • Understand and effectively communicate competition by category, retail partners, sub-channels, customer base, competition and market dynamics
  • Partner with PetSafe and Premier brands to drive awareness of our products and categories
  • Execute nationalization plans that minimize business disruptions and do not result in excess and unsaleable inventories
  • Participate as a critical resource to execute integration plans with market
  • Timely communication for internal and external customers
  • Understanding consumers' needs and expectations for our products and services
  • Seek out potential acquisition opportunities and review fit with company
  • Pricing is determined by VP of Sales and Senior Director of PetSafe with input from Category Manager and Associate Director

    What you need:
    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably MBA and/or 5 years plus in a management position
    • Strong understanding of the marketplace dynamics in all channels of distribution
    • Superior problem and analytical skills
    • Ability to communicate to all levels
    • Strong leadership and financial planning skills.
    • Negotiation skills
    • Ability to travel (up to 30% overnight travel)


      Working for Radio Systems definitely has its benefits. We offer a collaborative and creative team-oriented work environment where we encourage you to take risks to learn and grow! We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K match. In addition, we offer a rich wellness program which includes an onsite health clinic, workout facility and of course, we encourage you to bring your dog to work, which is our whole reason for what we do!



      Attention to Detail Expert
      Team Player Expert


      Thought Provoking Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
      Innovative Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
      Functional Expert Considered a thought leader on a subject


      Ability to Make an Impact Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
      Self-Starter Inspired to perform without outside help
      Goal Completion Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks


      Bachelors or better. Marketing


      4 years: Pet Industry and CPG Preferred
      4 years: Category Management and Leadership Experience PI120287296

Keywords: Radio Systems Corporation, Knoxville , Associate Category Director - Doors and Containment, Executive , Knoxville, Tennessee

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