Head of eCommerce

Job Title: Head of eCommerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Reference: 40002
Contact Name: Chelsea Hingley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2019 21:42

Job Description

A well know fitness brand is looking for their new Head of eCommerce! This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for a new challenge or looking to secure a fresh new role. You will join a growing marketing team and manage a team whilst spearheading the trading strategy and calendar. 


· Own the digital strategy and implement new processes

· Manage a team to enrich product data, categorize, visually merchandise and launch all new product ranges on all applicable channels in line with marketing activity and brand guidelines

· Deliver the Ecommerce merchandising strategy across all website touchpoints

· Create and deliver website content plans, including briefing, checking and analysis to maximize website conversion across all device types and key customer segments

· Work with Buying, Stock Merchandise, Creative and Marketing teams effectively promote key product lines, trends and ranges on site and across marketing channels in line with wide multichannel trading plans

· Use internal analytics tools, merchandising software and Google Analytics together with monitoring competitor activity to produce actionable insights to better trade the websites

About You:

· Real commercial focus with experience of managing an end to end e-commerce function 

· A commercial, agile trading mentality

· A genuine interest and good understanding of the retail market

· Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

· Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

· Team management experience

· Passion and enthusiasm to excel in your role

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