At Dash In, our mission is to transform everyday errands into engaging experiences across each one of our convenience retail stores. Dash In operates over 55 convenience stores across the Mid-Atlantic region with new stores coming onboard each year. As we move to become an even stronger customer-led organization, Dash In is building out teams that embody a product mindset and bring new perspective to the convenience store industry. Our culture is built on the idea that we are all here to make a difference in the lives of the people around us. We focus on working with intense integrity, a can-do, creative spirit, and a “team collaboration” centered approach.
The Category Manager will be responsible for development and execution of category strategies and merchandising plans that drive profitable growth, increase market share and enable Dash In to deliver on its vision & values. Our category managers play an integral role in creating meaningful, and enriching experiences for our customers that differentiates our brands and builds brand loyalty. The Category Manager adds value to the team by organizing, directing, planning and managing strategic and tactical category activities. This drives the team to ensure customer value, excellence in presentation, quality and consistency of product, innovation, productivity and ethical community and organization responsibility. Generally the time management required for success in this position approximately 30% field time and 70% office time.
We are seeking an experienced, professional category manager with the ability to take our Tobacco and Snack categories to a whole new level. The candidate must be customer-centric, structured, analytical and data-driven. This position requires both a thorough understanding of the principles of retail category management as well as experience and expertise in establishing effective and productive processes for standardization of the organization. It also requires an acute understanding of the people side of the business that will ultimately drive successful execution at the site level.
The Category Manager reports directly to the Director of Food & Beverage Programs for evaluation of performance and direction of duties.