At Dash In, we are dedicated to providing an elevated experience to all our guests. 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.
At Dash In, our category managers play an integral role in building our business. The Category Manager adds value to the team by organizing, directing, planning and controlling 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 is up to 30% field time and 70% administrative time.
This position requires a candidate that is an experienced, professional category manager with the ability to take our Food and Hot Dispensed Beverage categories to a whole new level. 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 successful candidate will be charismatic yet structured, analytical and data-driven.
A Dash In Category Manager is expected to be or become an expert in the visual merchandising, pricing, marketing, planning, inventory control, and sales of their assigned categories. The Category Manager will develop sound strategic and tactical business and promotional plans for their categories while working with vendors and all levels of Dash In management. They will ensure that products, promotions, and strategies developed for Dash In Food Stores represent the “brand” and are consistent with our corporate philosophy.
The Category Manager reports directly to the Director of Food & Beverage Programs for evaluation of performance and direction of duties.