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Account Director, E-Commerce

Job Title: Account Director, E-Commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: 2019-11-25 00:00:00
Reference: JN -102019-2699
Contact Name: Daniel Pincott
Contact Email: daniel.pincott@pie-recruitment.com
Job Published: November 05, 2019 11:35

Job Description

Background

We are recruiting for one of the world’s most entrepreneurial consultancies in the FMCG market. With a global presence, this is a business which partners with some of the most innovative new food & drinks brands in the world.

With offices in the US and London, they offer a range of consultancy services to high-growth, exceptional brands including as R&D, finance, branding and e-commerce.

 

Opportunity

  • Account Director, E-Commerce
  • London
  • £50-70K + Bonus & Benefits.

Working as a key part of the Brand Acceleration team, this role is acting as the E-Commerce specialist and consultant to their partners and brand founders. This is a true consultancy role, working with a portfolio of up to 20 brands and businesses all of whom are at a different stage of growth and have differing requirements.

Your role is to act as a partner, to help educate and guide them in becoming an e-commerce brand. 3 key channels most of their partners look to leverage are D2C, retailer websites and Amazon.

You will offer best practise frameworks, tailored to their needs, tweaked and shaped to help grow their e-commerce capability depending on their needs and plans.

You will help them with digital & e-commerce agency management, who to use, introduce new tech and e-commerce knowledge tom help them then grow the ecom function directly themselves as they grow.

 

You

We are looking for not just an expert on e-commerce, but someone who can truly consult, work with and project manage multiple brands to help grow their e-commerce function and capability.

Perhaps from an agency or consultancy background, we are looking for someone with credible skills and experience in growing e-commerce brands & products. You will be a strong relationship builder, able to empathise and understand a growing company’s needs - they are all very different and at various stages of growth and establishment.

You must have had experience working with FMCG brands across their 3 main routes to market – Amazon, Retailer.coms & D2C.

We are looking for candidates who have a strong network within e-commerce and digital agencies – who can you recommend, what tech is best for them etc…

This is a vey entrepreneurial role, client facing, so this will suit a real self-starter, full of industry knowledge, confident in their ability to recommend, educate and consult with some of the industry’s fastest growing brands!

 

Us

PIE is a rare breed of recruitment agency.

Our mission is to cut out all the hassle and funny business that comes with job search. Above all, we believe in delivering a more bespoke service that puts people front and centre.

We’re sector specialists. We live and breathe the Automotive, Consumer & SaaS & Tech markets. And when it comes to people - sales, marketing & digitally minded folk are our bread and butter.

If you’re actively looking for something new, or you’re interested in staying up to date with what’s happening in your market, give PIE a call on 01494 360 360.