Commercial Director - eCommerce

Posted 1 day ago by Vertical Advantage
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits (£100k package) Sector Food & Drink, Online

Rare opportunity to help launch an eCommerce platform into the UK market, for a business who specialise in the premium drinks market.

With a long established tradition of selling some of the worlds finest wines, the business are launching a new brand & eCommerce platform, and are looking for someone to build & lead a team to deliver this vision.

With an innovative product offering targeting a previously untapped market, this new business is set to launch in mid to late 2018.

As the MD, your role with be split between two main pillars;

  • Setting the macro-level strategy and taking responsibility for key business decisions
  • Managing & inspiring a large (and fast increasing!) team

The business are looking for someone with a broad range of experience but of primary importance are:

  • Digital marketing experience, ideally in an eCommerce context - e.g. improving path to purchase/conversion
  • FMCG food and/or drink experience
  • Commercial experience from either sales or buying
  • Exposure to broad business functions - Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement etc
  • Credibility in a leadership capacity - have managed large & complex teams