Senior E-Commerce Manager

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
60000.00 GBP Annual
05 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Hair & Beauty
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Title: Senior E-Commerce Manager
Location: Midlands/Warwickshire
Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP60,000
Role: Permanent


Our client is a leading heritage retail brand that has the opportunity to experience new opportunities and growth. With a new expert product team in place, there is no better time to join a brand that is looking to drive results for a brand that is much admired on the UK high street.

Reporting to the Chief Customer Officer, the Senior E-commerce Manager will be responsible for delivering the trading targets across all online marketing channels by devising and implementing a fantastic customer experience on-site. In terms of experience, you'll need to have managed a digital marketing team and an external agency/agencies already as you will be the one who owns and drives the Digital Marketing plan.

This will entail strong technical experience of all Digital Marketing techniques across PPC, PLA, retargeting, affiliates, display. It is also part of your remit to manage the online marketing and customer experience budgets accordingly to ensure ROI on paid activity. Alongside you will manage and support the Online Trading Manager in delivering a clear trading and content plan for the brand and ensure this plan is complemented by a relevant strategy for Digital Marketing.

With the really good experience of managing eCRM and the technologies behind it along with an understanding of web technology and thorough knowledge of Web KPIs, you'll set the touchpoints to achieve.

So if this sounds like you and you can say that have a customer service attitude and are driven by the challenge to deliver a website that inspires the customer to purchase yet is functional and easy to navigate then this role is for you.

On the personal side, you have the ability to influence, comfortable with managing others, approachable, organised, proactive and really enjoy E-commerce/digital marketing in a fast-paced environment.


  • An experienced E-Commerce Manager (5+ years) for a retail brand (fashion is ideal but non-fashion retail still sought)
  • You have managed a team and have worked with and managed a broad mix of agencies in your career on day to day paid and SEO activity
  • You have the technical experience of all Digital Marketing techniques, across PPC, PLA, retargeting affiliates, display
  • Data-driven, you are able to delve into the detail behind the numbers to understand what drives traffic, conversion and AOV measures.
  • Commercially and financially astute you are budget aware and have experience of reporting ROI
  • Manage the online marketing and customer experience budgets accordingly and ensure we achieve our required ROI on paid activity
  • Manage the external agencies (s) responsible for the day to day Paid and SEO activity, plus eCRM partners
  • Manage and support the Online Trading Manager in delivering a clear Trading and Content plan
  • Own the Content Marketing plans, with a clear plan of Content-based activity to drive SEO and on-site brand experience
  • Take accountability for agreed Digital Marketing KPIs, and ensure that all activity is tagged, tracked and evaluated
  • To assist in the creation of business cases to justify new SaaS arrangements, and ensure the web development backlog is fed with online marketing and customer experience requirements
  • Grow customer loyalty with the aim of increasing frequency of purchase, increasing lifetime shopper value and higher annual transactional values
  • Manage and oversee the total customer database, including the development of a robust and actionable shopper-led segmentation strategy
  • Support the Online Trading Manager in communicating overall web and category trading performance, with relevant insight to the business

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: East & West Midlands, Warwickshire

KEYWORDS: E-Commerce, Digital Marketing Techniques, Attribution Modelling, Management of External Agencies


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail & HR recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.

We provide our candidates with a consultative, honest, high quality and efficient service which develops long-term relationships ensuring we become the preferred consultancy for all our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on understanding people - we are real, we get to the real you and we will get you real results. But then, put simply - It's the way we work.

McCarthy Recruitment is retained and exclusive on this assignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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