Head of Ecommerce - Big Brands

Better Placed
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Car + Bonus
20 September 2018
19 October 2018
Alex Hamilton
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
* Head of Ecommerce
* Leeds
* Massive Brand

Our client is a fast-paced branded company who have achieved incredible growth and success and don't plan on slowing down. We are looking to appoint a high flying Head of Ecommerce to be responsible for the management of all their global platforms, driving trading activities, content development, design and UX/UI to deliver excellence across all digital touchpoints.

Job Description

As a critical appointment for my client, the successful candidate will be;

* Provide strategic direction and support for international markets to drive ecommerce growth
* Own and develop the global ecommerce trading calendar, collaborating across multiple international teams and touchpoints to align on objectives and ensure consistency of message
* Deliver the strategic direction for upcoming campaigns, promotions and new product launches
* Monitor and react to performance, driving initiatives to increase conversion and KPIs
* Data deep dives to identify trends, opportunities and areas to focus on/improve
* Lead the direction of digital content development to improve onsite engagement & SEO visibility
* Put in place plans to elevate UX and the shopping journey/experience, particularly on mobile
* Work closely with the Design Studio and digital designers to enhance website design, championing a premium user experience
* Develop and deliver ecommerce trading performance packs to the business and to all markets
* Hold regular meetings with each market to develop a clear action plan to maximise local ecommerce performance
* Work with Finance and Supply Chain for financial forecasting and to help facilitate stock management
* Mentor and support the team to deliver best-in-class execution of all onsite activity
* Collaborate with the wider team to define FE/BE development priorities and the project roadmap, also to select, implement and manage a new CRO tool

The Successful Applicant

The successful Head of Ecommerce will have;

Minimum of 5 years' online trading experience ideally in a fashion retail environment

* Proven track record of driving sales and GM in an ecommerce team
* Strong understanding of site merchandising principles
* Advanced data analytic skills from multiple sources
* Exceptional communication skills and able to represent department at all levels
* This is a critical leadership role for my client and is essential to their continued growth and success, therefore we need someone who is able to coach, be coached and has the desire to progress and develop their own career, as well as the people's around them

Competitive Salary + Company Car + Bonus

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