The Category Analyst reports to the Category Manager and is accountable for ensuring our field sales team, and cross-functional, and external partners are equipped with timely, accurate, and robust updates on our business performance, drivers, and opportunities. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for the creation of selling tools to be leveraged by the field sales team with a particular focus on our rapidly growing Grocery and Natural Channel business. Key accountabilities will include monthly performance scorecards, preparing custom category selling materials across accounts for Category Reviews, ensuring accuracy and optimization of our data portals and resources, maintaining item setup tools, as well as supporting ongoing project work as we develop new category strategies and stories to advance our business in partnership with our valued retailer partners.
You are a scrappy, humble, and highly analytical individual who excels in using data to solve problems and communicate compelling stories. As a true people partner, you have excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills and work well with cross-functional teams. You have foundational category management skills and are eager to thrive in a dynamic, rapidly evolving company. You care about clean, healthy foods and advancing the standards of childhood nutrition.
Our Purpose: Drive systemic improvement in childhood nutrition for a healthier, happier, and more equitable world.
Our Business: At Once Upon a Farm, a better story starts here. We’re on a greater mission in providing organic, crave-worthy, snacks and meals for children of all ages. Our recipes are crafted with only the best organic ingredients – whole fruits and veggies, cold-pressed (our pouches), or freshly frozen (our meals) to perfection– to support your growing kids at every stage. Each of our organic, non-GMO, non-dairy recipes contains no added sugar and are free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives – just simple, real, nutritious snacks your entire family will love.
We support and champion farmers who supply the highest-quality organic ingredients for our foods. We help parents keep their promise to provide the best nourishment for their children’s bodies and souls. We treat our consumers, customers, suppliers, investors, and all our valued employees with the same high level of dignity and respect that we expect from others. We will always fight for and support efforts to drive positive social change and food justice for the benefit of parents, kids, and families. Lastly, we foster an entrepreneurial and collaborative culture that values humility, honesty, passion, positive social impact, and fun.
Our Team: We’re all fully remote, which makes us a highly collaborative, dynamic, and supportive bunch. We share a singular mission to make the world a better place through the highest quality, most delicious, nourishing, and nutritious products made accessible to every home, from our farms to your fridge. And while we’re invested in our product, we’re equally invested in one another’s success.
Once Upon A Farm is a purpose-driven brand made up of an inclusive group of individuals with diverse backgrounds, passions, and beliefs. We hire self-motivated, independent thinkers, and those who are genuinely passionate about improving childhood nutrition for a healthier and happier planet. Bring your whole self to your work at Once Upon A Farm, a proud equal-opportunity employer. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use.
In an effort to help us remove unconscious bias from our resume review process, we ask that you please remove all identifying information from your resume (like profile photos) before you upload it. Once Upon A Farm is committed to cultivating an inclusive environment where a diverse group of people can and want to do their best work, and that starts with our hiring practices.
Once Upon a Farm, PBC, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, cast, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
You must reside in the United States to be considered for this position.
Once Upon a Farm specializes in organic, cold-pressed baby foods, snacks, and smoothies, designed to provide nutritious, clean, and convenient food options for young children. With a commitment to healthy eating and sustainable agriculture, the company focuses on delivering fresh, preservative-free products that support the developmental needs of babies and toddlers.
Funding Level: Series D
Total Amount Raised: $116.8M
Year Founded: 2015