Digital & eCommerce

Rise to the demand of the digital age with innovative, up-to-date recruitment in the eCommerce arena.

With the rise of new technologies and advances in communications the digital and eCommerce space is perhaps the most rapidly advancing sector, with the pace and scale of change requiring organisations to move swiftly to cope with threats and capitalise on opportunities.

In this environment, the battle for the best Digital and eCommerce talent is extremely competitive, with top talent in very strong demand. When you work with Green Park’s Digital and eCommerce Practice, you can trust our strategic focus, attention to detail and commitment to building a deep understanding of your business challenges.

With our finger firmly on the pulse of new innovations and technologies, coupled with our commitment and diligence, we successfully place roles within this rapidly evolving digital and eCommerce space.  We help our clients to identify and attract senior professionals with the business critical skills sets to make a significant difference.  Plus we also strive for with the culture fit and behavioural aspects that match the particular organisational environment.

We pride ourselves on our ability to operate as genuine brand ambassadors and our customers trust our discretion, attention to detail and thorough methods of working in high-paced, high-pressured markets.

Digital & eCommerce roles which we are regularly undertaken to deliver include both interim and permanent placings of the following:

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Head of eCommerce
  • Head of Digital Trading
  • Design and Build Director – eCommerce
  • Content Director – eCommerce
  • Head of Trading – eCommerce
  • Director of Multi-channel
  • Digital Director
  • Wholesale Director - eCommerce

Track Record

Interim Risk SME - Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM14545
Location:
North West
Salary:
£600 - £800 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a major UK financial services organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking for an interim risk specialist who has worked within the digital arena in financial service. The successful applicant will be required to: • build a digital risk framework that will satisfy the regulator • be able to shape policy • possess in-depth knowledge of risk management frameworks

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Risk SME - Digital will possess the following skills and experience: • experience of working as a Risk specialist within the digital arena • financial services experience • strong ability to influence stakeholders • strong communication skills 

Head of Customer Insight & Research
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
WR14477
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive

The Client
Our client is rapidly-growing multi-channel retailer.

The Role
A newly formed role, the Head of Customer Insight & Research will support the Multi-channel Director to lead the Insight & research function, building an ecosystem of business intelligence that informs strategy across the business. You will lead projects across a variety of disciplines including data analytics, customer research and campaign management. This high profile role will involve building key relationships with board members and senior executives, and will involve collaborating with all internal functions and divisions. This role will be responsible for designing and managing analysis which reveals growth opportunities, influences business strategy and measures marketing effectiveness, and will develop and communicate goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, milestones, and key performance metrics for moving the Company toward its established vision of being one of the UK’s leading multichannel retailers with an unparalleled customer ethos.

The Ideal Candidate
The Head of Customer Insight & Research will have solid experience working with customer insight teams within a data intensive organisation, ideally a retailer, or an environment in which significant volumes of customer data are regularly used to drive insight, and will have a passion for consumer analysis, digital business, mobile, media and emerging technologies and with an understanding how data shapes business strategy.

Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel)
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14476
Location:
London
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is excited to be partnering a household retail brand with their continued development by adding strength within their digital offering by appoint an Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercial established e-commerce / online trading specialist to come in and add value to this rapidly growing organisation.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel) role will maximise the commercial potential of our client’s e-commerce sales channel by achieving sales and profit budgets through commercial understanding of the product, customers and internal capabilities. You will need to translate the Multi-Channel vision into clear goals and objectives for the online trading team by leading all Online Trading & Planning activities and manage the online critical path calendar. You will need to maximise margin while growing sales and customer recruitment by effectively managing markdown and promotional events with the senior management team. This role will deputise the E-Commerce Director when required and lead and develop the online trading team with clear succession plans.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel) will need to be a well-established commercial e-commerce / online trading specialist with a proven track record in household brands, whether that’s retail, fashion, wider consumer. You will need to approachable with strong management skills and though this is an interim assignment, you would be expected to resonate the company ethos from day one.  

Interim Chief Marketing Officer – Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14522
Location:
London
Salary:
£1000 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Green Park is partnering an exciting, rapidly growing retail / consumer organisation through their continued journey and growth by appointing an Interim Chief Marketing Officer to take control of the entire marketing function.

The Interim Assignment

This role will be pivotal in driving organisation marketing decisions predominantly within an e-commerce / digital environment however may involve offline traditional marketing from time to time.

Your remit will consist of having end to end marketing control – online / offline. You will have a prominent view of spend control to analyse and display return on investment.

This will include pay per click, channel advertising, brand planning, brand management and achieving the targeted measures of marketing and online promotion. It would also be beneficial for you to have experience in offline channel marketing through media.

The Interim Manager

You will need to be an established Chief Marketing Officer with thorough online / digital / e-commerce exposure within a large retail / consumer organisation, whether this is from pure play or high-street with a large online trading platform we will consider both profiles.

Interim Commercial Trading Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14279
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 months

Green Park has been exclusively instructed to assist one of the UK’s leading retail groups through an exciting journey of change within their portfolio of brands. The client is already a market leader throughout multiple brands within their portfolio however they have noticed that they are still missing a core potential customer that their current portfolio doesn’t perfectly cater for, with this in mind instead of diluting one of their established brands they are embarking on the creation of a new brand to take on this challenge. Green Park has been asked to source an Interim Commercial Trading Director to join this team and help launch the brand over the coming 6 months to a year. The role will handle the initial brand launch in the coming months before then growing the brand throughout the European markets. We require an established Interim Commercial Trading Director with a thorough background throughout buying, merchandising and e-commerce within a general merchandise environment to take on this challenge. You will need to be proven within digital / e-commerce marketing channels with a good understanding of PPC, SEO, Display, CRM etc in addition experience within European markets would be beneficial. May I stress this is a general merchandise role covering apparel, home ware, electronics, DIY etc a luxury brands / fashion or beauty background would not be suffice. Only applicants that meet the above criteria and in particular have proven merchandising experience will be considered for this role.

Interim Retail Operations, Merchandising, E-Commerce & Digital Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14408
Location:
London
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
12 months

The Client

Green Park is excited to be partnering a historic British apparel brand embark on a retail operations transformation creating the requirement of an Interim Retail Operations, Merchandising, E-Commerce & Digital Manager to assist the Head of Retail.

The Interim Assignment

The Interim Retail Operations, Merchandising, E-Commerce & Digital Manager will be taking control of the operations team across multiple functions implementing the next phase of this brand’s growth plan. The team will be concentrating on system, control and process improvement throughout the retail store network, the e-commerce offering and business operations.

The Interim Manager

The Interim Retail Operations, Merchandising, E-Commerce & Digital Manager will need to come from a fashion / apparel brand or department store where you have control of digital, merchandising and a store / concession network.

Interim Senior Retail Marketing CRM & E-commerce Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14385
Location:
London
Salary:
£600 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is partnering an exciting SME apparel brand through their business expansion programme. With this in mind we are adding strength around their marketing function, specifically bringing focus to a newly created role surrounding their CRM and E-commerce proposition.

The Interim Assignment
Our client has ambitious growth plans for the future, with the aim of more than doubling the turnover in the next four years. The recruitment of the Interim Senior Retail Marketing CRM & E-commerce Manager will be pivotal to the successful delivery of this ambitious plan. The successful individual will take responsibility for a robust CRM led multi-channel marketing strategy that drives continued profitable growth and delivers the required ROI. This CRM / marketing strategy will deliver a results-focused cultural shift, synonymous with any expanding company. Whilst the business does not want to become overly-bureaucratic, there is recognition that a more disciplined and structured way of working is needed. The core culture, however, is and will remain collegiate, respectful and hard working.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Senior Retail Marketing CRM & E-commerce Manager will need to have a proven marketing background within a multi / omni-channel environment ideally within fashion / apparel.

Interim Senior Marketing Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14385
Location:
London
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Green Park is excited to be partnering a well established SME apparel / fashion brand that has has been trading over 10 years through a multi / omni-channel environment. Due to their continued growth we are now appointing an Interim Senior Marketing Manager to assist the Marketing Director with their growth plans.

The Interim Assignment

Our client has ambitious growth plans for the future, with the aim of more than doubling the turnover in the next four years - the recruitment of an interim Senior Marketing Manager will be pivotal to the successful delivery of this ambitious plan. The successful individual will take responsibility for a robust CRM led multi-channel marketing strategy that drives continued profitable growth and delivers the required ROI.

This CRM / marketing strategy will deliver a results focused cultural shift, synonymous with any expanding company. Whilst the business does not want to become overly-bureaucratic, there is recognition that a more disciplined and structured way of working is needed. The core culture, however, is and will remain collegiate, respectful and hard-working.

The Interim Manager

The Interim Senior Marketing Manager will need to have a proven marketing background within a multi / omni-channel environment - ideally within fashion / apparel. However, great retail and consumer will be considered.

Interim Retail Operations Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14408
Location:
London
Salary:
£400 per day
Duration:
12 months

The Client
Green Park is excited to be partnering a historic SME British brand through an exciting stage of its business transformation programme by adding strength to its Retail Operations Function with a newly created Retail Operations Manager.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Retail Operations Manager will be assisting the Head of Retail operations implement the next phase of this brands growth plan, they will be concentrating on system, control and process improvement throughout the retail store network, the e-commerce offering and business operations.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Retail Operations Manager will have a wealth of exposure within omni-channel retail covering e-commerce, store networks and catalogue. You will need have experience of traditional brands within a male and female apparel environment, both within fashion and ideally custom work wear apparel.

Director of Marketing & Acquisition
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
KA14356
Location:
London
Salary:
Attractive

The Client
Our client is a global professional services body with an ambitious growth strategy.

The Role
Our client is looking for a Director of Marketing & Acquisition to join the senior management team. The post holder will have responsibility for leading the corporate Marketing team and ensuring that ‘in-market’ marketing and acquisition/sales plans are developed and executed effectively and efficiently to accelerate growth. The area will bring together performance insights, with marketing and sales to achieve business targets. The Director will have responsibility for all corporate marketing, promoting research and insights policy work, managing the social media sites and marketing to members.

The Candidate
The Director of Marketing & Acquisition will possess the following essential experience: • Experience of operating at senior leadership level, and leading a significant Marketing function in a B2C and B2B environment within a multinational organisation. • Strong understanding of the overall digital marketing ecosystem, including channel specific best practice, technology and data solutions. • Expertise in direct response performance marketing, acquisition and optimisation techniques. • Current working knowledge of marketing campaign optimisation. • Working knowledge of major online analytics and testing platforms such as Google Analytics and Visual Web Optimiser or similar. • Highly analytical and data-driven mind. • The ability to be an effective communicator at all levels both internally and externally is essential as is a track record in building and developing trust and confidence across the organisation, through stakeholder engagement and influencing senior level management teams. • Educated to degree level with a professional qualification in marketing, MBA or equivalent. For further information or for an informal discussion please contact Jaimi Keemer on jaimi.keemer@green-park.co.uk or 0207 399 3993. The closing date for applications is 28th March 2014.

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