Head of Digital Trading

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial Head of Digital Trading to lead our online shopping channel and wider e-commerce and retail channels, enabling them to thrive. We’re a growth-focused business with a purpose-led brand and a product portfolio that is innovating in a traditional market sector. We need a commercially minded Head of Digital Trading, with a flair for digital marketing to create our vision of helping our customers to buy directly from us. It’s a great time to join our established, vibrant SME that still has the dreams and teamwork of a start-up business and brand.

BASIC SALARY: £80,000

BENEFITS: Bonus, Pension, Other Benefits

LOCATION: Hackney

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: London

Digital sales and marketing are at the core of our business strategy moving forward and we want someone with entrepreneurial flair and enthusiasm to bring our ecommerce and online marketing channels alive with the aim creating the very best experience for our customers.

To achieve this goal, you will have a team of 8 to lead the growth and business development as well as working closely with other parts of the business to ensure our global digital channel is thriving.

As Head Digital Trading you will be responsible for:

· Owning the whole spectrum of digital performance marketing, overseeing the marketing budget and the progression on return on investment across channels and activities (search, social, programmatic, SEO.
· Managing the full sales & marketing P&L with sales & marketing budget and business planning responsibility including optimising channel and customer profitability.
· Driving growth for all global eCommerce and retail sales (webshop, Amazon, marketplaces, select retail & distribution partners), delivering on short-term and long-term plans and targets.
· Maximising online sales performance through effective management and development of the team, ensuring the long-term strategy is at the heart of all decisions.
· Leading new business development projects including the expansion of the range of products we sell, opening new channels and identifying new areas for development
· Defining and measuring KPIs and tactical changes within the team to adapt to market conditions, ensuring the business is at the forefront of the industry and gaining competitive advantage at every opportunity.
· Partnering and influencing company-wide within the senior management team, ensuring all stakeholders are engaged with our commercial progress, projects and strategy.
· Ensuring new capabilities, knowledge and insights are acquired when needed.
· Partnering with our group company HQ to ensure strategic alignment as well as facilitating and enhancing the sharing of eCommerce and digital marketing learnings and being the bridge into the other HQ eCommerce initiatives.
· Reporting and representing the commercial function with company directors and group company HQ. Reporting to MD.

Who we are looking for:

You will have the entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm to drive this brand’s personality to the forefront of our customers minds.

We need someone commercially minded as well as creatively driven to take advantage of a role that will play an important part in shaping and delivering the success of the business, on a strong foundation of 10 years trading.

It goes without saying you will have led in a Digital or eCommerce environment where you have significantly contributed to a P&L as well as an entire business strategy.

Our new Head Digital Trading will be an integral part of our growth plans and business strategy.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: MT15751, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent

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