ACCO BRANDS CORP Walmart Category Advisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Walmart Category Advisor make at companies like ACCO BRANDS CORP in the United States? The average salary for Walmart Category Advisor at companies like ACCO BRANDS CORP in the United States is $61,634 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $48,794 and $74,475. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Walmart Category Advisor do at companies like ACCO BRANDS CORP?

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ACCO Brands is seeking a Category Advisor in our Bentonville, AR office for one of our largest retailers, Wal-Mart.


This role directly supports initiatives determined by the retailer through data and market analysis of the categories they are responsible for. This role is also expected to be a key team member assisting in the development of category, segmentation strategies to grow Walmart’s total business in the specific categories assigned.  The Category Advisor position directly supports Walmart and day-to-day activity is guided by category buyers.  The candidate is responsible for ensuring the following activities are accomplished:




  • Provide objective, accurate, and fact-based advice and recommendations to Walmart regarding business methods, assortment, modular development, and/or other related services that promote and maximize Walmart’s goals and objectives for the category.
  • Create modulars via software package. Analyze and develop modulars based on past sales, trends, and other market inputs.
  • Support the buyer’s annual business plan for the category. Measure and report performance of plan.
  • Gather and interpret competitive market intelligence (from Wal-Mart's perspective)
  • Provide reporting on a regularly and ad hoc as required. Prepare and deliver fact-based recommendations
  • Use good business judgment to provide Walmart advice and recommendations designed to help grown sales in the Category as a whole.
  • Develop and maintain relationships and day-to-day working rapport with key customer contacts.  Work across departments to ensure all groups are meeting deadlines and following strategic plans
  • Maintain strict adherence to Walmart’s confidentiality and Category Advisor Services Agreement



Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, Quantitative discipline or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Category Advisor with some combination of category management, forecasting, inventory management, and POS analysis required
  • Strong working knowledge of category management tools (Retail Link, JDA space planning software, NPD syndicated category data, etc.)
  • Experience working with Walmart required
  • The ability to independently manipulate large amounts of data within all Microsoft Office environments
  • Consumer packaged goods knowledge is desirable
  • Strong organizational skills with a disciplined approach to managing processes on a day to day basis respecting defined authority levels.
  • Strong customer service skills including effective communication
  • Local candidates preferred

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