Head of e-Commerce

Location: Croydon, Surrey Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

Head of ECommerce

Head of Ecommerce needed for a leading organisation based in Croydon, Surrey who are looking to employ an experienced Head of Ecommerce with Excellent knowledge of digital marketing channels (SEO, SEM, PPC, Affiliate Marketing, Display Advertising, Email Marketing, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, etc)

The successful Head of Ecommerce will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum
* Up to 25 days holiday
* Pension Plan
* Child care vouchers
* Cycle scheme

As the Head of Ecommerce the role entails:

* The strategic planning and implementation of all E-commerce activities in line with business objectives to deliver increased traffic, conversion & profitable growth

* Lead an E-commerce team that works closely with the Sales, Marketing, Campaigns & Technology teams to develop both B2C & B2B platforms
* Promote a digital approach across all areas of the business
* Developing and executing the e-commerce strategy - encompassing online acquisition, conversion & retention plans (SEM, SEO, PPC)
* Establish processes and manage all ecommerce related projects
* Leading, managing, developing and mentoring the E-commerce team
* Develop class-leading user experience on the website(s) - across all devices, taking specific note of the emerging trends in mobile, tablet and other new tech
* Delivery of website innovations to generate revenue including API's, white label and affiliates

What you need to be the successful Head of Ecommerce:

In order to be the successful Head of Ecommerce and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Excellent knowledge of digital marketing channels (SEO, SEM, PPC, Affiliate Marketing, Display Advertising, Email Marketing, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, etc)
* Expert knowledge of Google Analytics from a day-to-day usage and implementation/customisation perspective
* Experience in managing ecommerce projects
* Significant exposure to web technologies, XML & web services
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Excellent customer service skills
* Experience of working within software development life cycles (SDLC)
* Exposure of working within project management environments (e.g. PRINCE2, AGILE or SCRUM)
* Experience of change management and control procedures
* Technically competent with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Analytical problem solving ability
* Ability to communicate complex, technical ideas to a non-technical audience

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Ecommerce to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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