Head of Digital / Online, Work from Home 2 days a week

Wallace Hind Selection
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Work from Home 2 days a week. An outstanding opportunity for an ambitious Head of Digital / Head of Online to take full P+L responsibility and to devise and implement a strategy that will transform our online business.

BASIC: £60,000 - £85,000

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Car Allowance, Bonus 20%

LOCATION: Work from Home for 2 days a week

IDEALLY BASED: Preston, Liverpool, Blackburn, Bolton, Kendal, Carlisle, Manchester, Lancaster, Lake District,

JOB PROFILE - Head of Digital / Head of Online

You will take full responsibility for growing the online, digital and eCommerce channel for this leading UK business and a portfolio of leading products. With continued growth and aspirations to be the leader in their digital field this role is all encompassing from sales optimisation through to working with the wider business to ensure stock is managed effectively. This is a Commercial eCommerce, Online and Digital position.

This brand new role will initially report to the CEO and take full P+L responsibility for devising and delivering a strategy that will double the size of our online business.

RESPONSIBILITIES - Head of Digital / Head of Online

* Ensure that our online business delivers a best in class customer experience, in line with forward thinking online trends.
* Work with the wider commercial product, warehouse and stock teams to ensure smooth operational running of this channel.
* Develop and implement a strategy to deliver sustained revenue and margin growth.
* Manage and develop the online team of 4.
* Manage on-going development of the ecommerce platform.
* Ensure that our online business delivers a best in class customer experience, in line with forward thinking online trends.
* Proactively manage relationships with key suppliers and partners.

WHY THIS ROLE - Head of Digital / Head of Online

We are a leader in our field with a long heritage and a strong reputation for innovation, quality and customer service.
* We feel there is a genuine opportunity for us to develop our online business into a best in class offering to match our offline status.
* This is a rare chance to make something your own, a high profile role in a fast growing company.
* You will find a management team that is deeply committed to this project and ready to provide the support and significant investment necessary to achieve these targets.
* We are a well-run financially stable business; this is the platform for an exciting period of growth planned for the coming years.


* A proven track record delivering ecommerce growth in a fast moving B2C or B2B environment.
* Experience of devising, implementing and driving successful ecommerce strategies.
* Management of an online / ecommerce team.
* The commercial ability and a desire to’ take ownership’ you will relish the chance to build an ecommerce business.
* A skilled communicator and leader, able to build close relationships with all other departments of our business.
* Hands on experience that includes SEM, affiliate programmes, PPC, SEO, CRM and DM.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Philip Monkman quoting Head of Digital / Head of Online reference PM1701-70A to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not prefer exactly to where the role is based.