Head of Fashion/Marketing Manager III
- GBP 450 per day (inside IR35)
- Start date: 15th August 2022
- End date: 30th March 2023
- Position: Marketing Manager (EMEA)/Head of Fashion
- Industry: Ecommerce
The business is a global commerce leader that enables economic opportunities for people an businesses around the world.
The business's strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company.
The Fashion team is part of the UK Trading team which works across multiple categories in the UK including Clothing, Shoes, Accessories, Preloved & Outlet inventory. We partner with our global product & technology teams, and local marketing teams to develop, build and deliver a differentiated proposition.
the business UK have an exciting opportunity for a Head of the Fashion Category (Maternity Cover) to lead this growing area for the business and play a pivotal role in owning and driving the growth for your area of the business. As part of the UK management team, you will create new and better ways for the organisation to be successful, ensuring the focus is aligned with our goals and DNA.
Develop innovative programs and to implement growth strategies, manage seller behaviour and maximise operational efficiency to position the business as the best place for buyers to buy and sellers to sell excellent products
Lead and develop the category, including strategy definition, operational cadences (insights, reporting, trading) and key relationships
Identify and source relevant and market leading inventory to support execution of strategy and ensure the business is the most competitive site to find great value
Plan and execute cross-organizational projects to strengthen the business's competitiveness
Own and cultivate the relationship with key sellers, brands, and retailers within the portfolio and in line with the category strategy
Build, advance, and close a strong sales pipeline to acquire, grow and retain sellers, partners and brands selling on the business
Develop annual strategy and quarterly commercial plans as part of the trading leadership team
Lead and influence in a Matrix environment, building strong relationships with a range of internal teams including Finance, Marketing, Operations, Legal and People
Grow and inspire the individuals in your team to successful drive business results whilst crafting a team environment of trust, collaboration, motivation and fun
A strong background in a digital B2C or C2C environment, ideally in E-commerce, or a consumer facing online platform plus previous experience and/or a keen interest in Fashion, Shoes & Accessories.
Validated experience of budget/P&L ownership and delivery
Strong executive presence and ability to communicate clearly and simply. Ease with executive-level interactions - ability to distil complex business issues and strategies to highlight insights and measurable recommendations in a concise and persuasive manner.
Strong people leadership skills, confident in providing mentoring and leadership from junior to senior members of the team.
Ability to articulate vision and purpose for the initiatives and programs as it relates to long-term goals and objectives
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