A life-changing opportunity
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Commercial Trading Executive
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £32,326.00 per annum (actual)
Closing date: 29 September 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
About the role:
In this role you will manage the day to day running of Alzheimer’s Society’s online shop, ensuring it provides exceptional service and meets ambitious sales targets. You will manage email and social media marketing campaigns with a view to increasing customer acquisition and maximising income. This role is vital in the development and implementation of the Commercial Trading team’s strategy, at a time of exciting opportunity and change.
The Trading Team is part of the dynamic and successful Corporate Partnerships Team at Alzheimer’s Society. You will proactively work with the Commercial Trading Manager in developing all Alzheimer’s Society’s commercial trading activities including the online shop, mail order, third party retail, licensing agreements, affinity and related commercial activities; leading on a number of activities. The role includes the recruitment, management, support and development of staff and volunteers.
Do you have strong e-commerce and marketing experience and a passion for shopping? Could you inspire Alzheimer’s Society supporters to buy exclusively designed Christmas cards and gifts, branded merchandise and assistive products to help people living with dementia from our online shop and catalogues?
We are seeking someone with good commercial awareness, commitment to excellent customer service, a flair for and experience of buying new products, strong influencing and negotiating skills and in depth experience of e-commerce, analytics and marketing.
To succeed you will need ambition, energy and enthusiasm and be able to learn quickly and work well under pressure, multi-task and have excellent time management skills. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be self-motivated, with an innovative approach to problem solving. Excellent IT skills are essential to the success of this role.
This is an exciting, challenging and extremely diverse role with a high level of responsibility, creative input and exciting opportunities for learning and development. The successful candidate will play a vital role in contributing to dynamic growth and development of Alzheimer’s Society’s commercial business, helping to fund the Society’s work supporting people living with dementia and their carers.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Ecommerce Assistant, E-Commerce Assistant, Ecommerce, E-Commerce, Project Manager, Product Manager, Project Management, Product Management, Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media, Fundraising, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.