e-Commerce Digital Director - £60k

£50000 per annum + Great Benefits
18 Jan 2013
15 Feb 2013
Sarah Mitchell
Business Type
Contract Type
Full Time

e-Commerce Digital Director - £60k
Strategic planning of core e-commerce in the digital space
Retail Brand
e-commerce expert required for a top UK Media Agency
e-Commerce Director:
The e-Commerce Director shall lead our key client business across all disciplines being managed by the media agency.
Your remit will be to ensure we are delivering and growing profitable results for the client, whilst driving forward innovation in our strategic thinking. It requires a combination of very proficient operational skills and sophisticated planning.

The e-Commerce Director shall be required to contribute to team and product development.
This will include training, learning and development and career progression of our people.
You will also be helping drive forward departmental improvements, across product evolution, team operations, planning and new business.

You will need to be an inspirational figure to your team, client and agency peers that is evident in your strategy, its execution and communication. The e-commerce role needs a strong collaborator and results focused individual.

You will be leading and ultimately responsible for one of the agencies flagship clients.
It is fast paced, challenging but hugely rewarding.
This requires an e-commerce expert who has proven they can deliver for the most demanding brands and ready to work on one the UK's largest retail groups.

e-commerce Roles/Responsibilities
Lead our clients business across all digital functions.
Strategic planning of core e-commerce disciplines with a particular strength in the digital space
Responsible for operational delivery and achieving clients results
Leading the client relationship directly and with the relevant media and technology partners
Developing the clients relationship with the agency
Managing the commercial agreements and negotiations
Ensuring constant innovation across planning, tactics and technology
Manage a team, their output, development and motivation
Drive the collaboration of the agencies performance based e-Commerce disciplines
Be part of developing the agencies digital offering, with a specific focus on e-Commerce
Identify new product opportunities (ex. e-CRM, UX, email marketing)

e-commerce Skills Required
Digital expert (as per required experience)
Leadership both internally and externally
Excellent communicator to key stakeholders with clients, agencies and media owners
Strong team management and motivation skills
Proven track record in delivering results for leading brands
Team player and motivated individual
Thought leader and in tune with the cutting edge of the digital and technology industry
Influence skills in new product adoption and new business
Commercially astute and results focused

Minimum of 6 years' experience in e-Commerce. 4 years in a management/leadership function.
Strong operator across e-Commerce disciplines including;
Essential - PPC, SEO, Affiliates, Display (behavioural, re-targeting, dynamic creative, engagement mapping), DSPs and DMPs (segmentation, lookalikes, audience profiling), product feeds, mobile, email marketing
Preferable - Social, analytics, UX, CRO
Defining and delivering commerce led strategy and operations across digital and ATL channels
Communicating strategic direction and implementation with senior stakeholders both agency and client side
Team management and development
Ability to define, sell in and execute innovation in the digital space
You will be leading and ultimately responsible for one of the agencies flagship clients, a great opportunity to step up.