Managing Director - eCommerce start-up

England, London
100k package
03 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Andy Davies
Marketing, Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Rare opportunity to help launch an eCommerce platform into the UK market, for a business who specialise in the premium drinks market.

With a long established tradition of selling some of the worlds finest wines, the business are launching a new brand & eCommerce platform, and are looking for someone to build & lead a team to deliver this vision.

With an innovative product offering targeting a previously untapped market, this new business is set to launch in mid to late 2018.

As the MD, your role with be split between two main pillars;
  • Setting the macro-level strategy and taking responsibility for key business decisions
  • Managing & inspiring a large (and fast increasing!) team

The business are looking for someone with a broad range of experience but of primary importance are:
  • Digital marketing experience, ideally in an eCommerce context - e.g. improving path to purchase/conversion
  • FMCG food and/or drink experience
  • Commercial experience from either sales or buying
  • Exposure to broad business functions - Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement etc
  • Credibility in a leadership capacity - have managed large & complex teams

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