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Ecommerce Director

Location: West Midlands

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 100000.00 per annum

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Title: E-commerce Director     
Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire
Industry: Retail
Salary: Up to £100,000 + Excellent Benefits  
Contact: grant.hutchison@forsythbarnes.com
 
The Business
 
Forsyth Barnes have partnered exclusively with UK Flooring Direct in search of their next E-commerce Director. UK Flooring Direct (UKFD) is a multi-award winning company that has enjoyed phenomenal success and expansion in recent years. They were named one of the fastest growing private companies three times in a row by the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 in 2010, 2011 & 2012.
 
The formation of the company took advantage of the opportunities presented by the internet age to offer an online service that cuts overheads and enables us to offer you high quality flooring at low prices. The family owned business was started with just £500 and has since grown to a business that turns over £35 million and has ambitions to grow to £100 million.
 
The Role
 
The E-commerce Director will be supporting the CCO in the commercial focus and trading abilities of the web platform and influence the construction development and deployment of traffic acquisition and the digital conversion objectives.  The right candidate will be a highly organized individual, committed to quality work and attention to detail, and be passionate about the huge impact that internet commerce can make.
 
Responsibilities:
Commercially responsible for driving sales and profits for the site through constant performance management of the core daily KPI's.
You will develop and have full ownership of the e-commerce trading strategy to achieve the overall sales targets, trading forecasts and conversions.
Manage and own the digital agency network to support our ecommerce and acquisition ensuring they are consistently delivering a positive ROI.
Successfully leverage new digital products deployed into the platform to maximise their impact on conversion and ROI.

 
Required experience:
Retail experience is essential, working in a fast paced consumer facing environment
You must be technically proficient across the Microsoft suite
Experience managing teams and driving team moral  
Ability to drive online traffic and conversation rates
Experience leading marketing teams
Strong analytical and communication skills
You will need to have extensive experience using analytics packages including Google Analytics

 
What you get in return
 
You will have an opportunity to work with a leadership team that come from humble beginnings and are truly the heart of the business. The business is always looking for innovated ideas to help drive the business forward and appreciate the value that E-commerce, Data and Technology can add to the business and truly see it a pivotal factor in the growth of the business moving forward.
 
If you're interested, please apply by emailing me with a copy of your most up to date CV, your current availability and salary expectations

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