Head of Online Trading

England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
19 May 2017
16 June 2017
Graeme Davidson
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Online Trading £65,000-70,000 dependant on experience + package with flexible working

Head of Online Trading £65,000-70,000 dependant on experience + package with flexible working around core hours

Located in the highly prestigious St Peter's Square development in the city centre, Distrelec are establishing their new Enterprise Hub and hiring a Head of Online Trading.

The Enterprise Hub will be the European centre for the implementation of their new digital operations that will deliver all online trading, marketing and technical deliveries for the organisation.

Distrelec, part of the Datwyler group, is a leading online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in Europe and the exciting new Enterprise Hub in Manchester will be its first operational presence in the UK. This is an exciting time to be joining their business. Are you up for the challenge?

The role:

The Head of Online Trading is a crucial role in the overall digital marketing structure. Reporting to the Head of Digital, the role will lead a team of 17 to define and deliver marketing campaigns in order to nurture prospective and existing customers through the lifecycle. The successful candidate will define, implement and run an efficient marketing operations team to output quality and relevant online and offline marketing materials.

Key accountabilities:

You will own, manage and execute multi-channel marketing activities across the digital function. Working alongside the Head of Search Engine Advertising, you will create marketing campaigns to attract new and existing visitors to the online proposition. The role will also work alongside the local sales teams to ensure customer contact management and sales activities form part of the overall campaign/marketing mix. Managing and executing the onsite merchandising and conversion activities include product promotions, special campaigns, PR and online content publishing. Managing senior stakeholders you will authorise incremental marketing campaign spend through clear ROI justifications and you will implement marketing and commercial opportunities to maximise online revenue and profitability.

Skills & experience: The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate success in growing sales and profitability in a digitally biased business. You will have extensive knowledge of multi-channel marketing and online trading techniques with excellent communication and leadership skills in a complex matrix environment. It is essential that you have a proven track record of growing online sales and an up-to-date understanding of e-commerce trends and the latest online sales tactics/best practice.

Benefits: In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, you can expect:

* Excellent flex benefits package together with a bonus for every member of staff + pension
* Flexible working around core hours
* 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days
* Grade A offices with great transport access
* Opportunity to influence the way we work

By joining the Datwyler family, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with the security of a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a start-up business has to offer.

Distrelec is looking for people who are solution seekers, ready to roll up their sleeves and who are motivated to get things done. Distrelec aspires to be the most dominant distributor in the electro component market by serving its customers through understanding their challenges and seeking solutions to meet their needs.

Distrelec's leadership believe that drive and passion are key to success. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead. At Distrelec, you're empowered to make your mark. With that, comes unlimited possibilities.

This is an experience that only a few will ever get.

For more information visit: http://job-essentials.com/uk/distrelec [https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/6enkBc7YkqYhV?domain=job-essentials.com]

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