eCommerce Leadership Role
My client is a leading eCommerce practice embedded in one of the world’s largest advertising agency networks and heads a centre of excellence with the Industry’s finest talent leading client work. We are seeking an inspirational eCommerce leader versed in all areas of the value-chain from pure player market places, retail media, D2C, social commerce, data, marketing cloud and custom tech that includes the likes of Amazon, Ocado, Tesco Dunn Humby, Sainsburys Nectar 360, Asda Walmart, Criteo and Citrus Ads among others.
The successful candidate will have at least ten years experience in a leadership role and demonstrable skills and track record in driving eCommerce innovation and best-practices.
Candidate attributes and experience:
A credible skilled senior practitioner of holistic eCommerce strategy that incorporates advanced industry leading full-funnel technical knowledge of audiences, search, media, marketing, technology, social platforms, AI, creative messaging and supply chain understanding
Influence and gravitas – having the ability to be able to get CMOs and CEOs to work with you and take large scale global organisations on transformational journeys with you
Team development – nurturing, recruiting and developing a multi-disciplined team and ensuring that team performs at the highest level possible
Thought-Leadership – help set the pace of the industry by taking an advanced position on different eCommerce and retail media issues – be a talking head on panels and the press
Drive the development of eCommerce tech – work with the senior team to help drive the roadmap on features and products that drive value for clients in the group
New Business – commercially-minded with great instinct for business and driving and leading pitches for new clients
Future-aware – able to detect trends and upcoming developments in the eCommerce space and ensure the offering is aligned to what will be beneficial to clients in the group
The successful candidate will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of being a senior strategic practitioner who has scaled world class client-centric eCommerce operation and team at either a marketing division at a blue chip brand or media agency.