Digital Channel Development Manager

Denholm Associates
Closing date
23 Mar 2021

Job Details

Do you have strong e-commerce experience and feel passionate about all things digital and driving results? Do you enjoy leading and developing a high performing team? If yes, then playing a key role within a newly created Centre of Excellence for digital commerce, could be the challenge and opportunity you are looking for.

We are delighted to be partnering with Edrington-Beam Suntory UK on their search for a Digital Channel Development Manager - a newly created and key role within this exciting new function. Officially recognised as one of the UK's Best Workplaces 2020 and a Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing, the company also clinched 'Employer Brand of the Year' at the Marketing Society awards 2019 and is formally recognised as a Great Place to Work for Women.

As the custodian of the UK's most admired spirits portfolio, including The Macallan, Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Highland Park and The House of Suntory range of Japanese craft spirits, Edrington-Beam Suntory UK offers a dynamic, friendly, and forward-thinking working environment, with a strong and positive culture.

Reporting to the Director of Digital Commerce and leading a newly created team, you will play a key role in developing the UK Digital Channel for this fantastic portfolio of premium brands ensuring the perfect digital shelf across all eRetailers and wholesalers. The Digital Channel Development Manager is responsible for driving forward the business's ambition to double their Digital Commerce NSV by 2025 through strategically aligned market plans across pricing, portfolio, and promotions. A digital native, you will champion the development and implementation of processes which will result in best-in-class channel execution encompassing content and SEO with data analytics at the heart. You will be customer focused with a clear understanding of shopper and consumer needs thus adding value to their customers and helping Edrington-Beam Suntory UK achieve clear growth plans. Critical to your role, will be overseeing the general digital commerce capability programme across the business to promote best practice.

The Digital Channel Development Manager is a pivotal role in the business that will drive and create a lasting legacy in the newly created Centre of Excellence for digital commerce. Not only will the Digital Channel Development Manager be extremely influential within the immediate business, but they will also have impactful interactions with the wider global stakeholders. Expertise in the field of digital commerce is a fundamental requirement of the role while an appreciation of how premium brands connect with both the customer and consumer would be extremely advantageous.

We are looking for a self-driven, results-oriented, and hands-on professional eager to always learn more, with a high level of curiosity. You will be an inspirational leader who thrives on coaching and developing a team to achieve both personal and business goals.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within a Digital Commerce centre of excellence, preferably stemming from a spirits or wider consumer goods environment. A genuine expertise in digital and ecommerce, you will have demonstrable evidence of leading and winning in this field. Edrington-Beam Suntory UK is a business that has built its success on excellence and team ship and as such, we are looking for a leader with a passion for brands and customers coupled with the ambition to drive the business forward.

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