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Global Ecommerce & Digital Director

Employer
66°North
Location
Location is optional; UK, NYC, Iceland or Copenhagen
Closing date
16 May 2024

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As the Ecommerce Director at 66°North, you will play a pivotal role in building and enhancing our global ecommerce business. Leveraging your expertise and strategic vision, you will be responsible for developing and executing initiatives to drive online sales, enhance customer experience, and maximize profitability. This position will be hands-on, requiring direct involvement in day-to-day operations and strategic decision-making.

Location: 

Location is optional; UK, NYC, Iceland or Copenhagen

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and articulate a comprehensive ecommerce and digital marketing strategy to drive growth and profitability for 66°North, in line with annual targets and long-term plans
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategies related to content, exclusive services and customer benefits, search engine optimization, digital touchpoint enhancements, and customer relationship management
  • Own the P&L for the ecommerce vertical, establishing key performance indicators & ambitious yet achievable goals, and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Lead and mentor a diverse team of ecommerce professionals, including merchandising, operations, product management, creative, digital marketing, and customer care.
  • Identify growth opportunities and levers across various areas such as product offerings, customer experience, and marketing initiatives.
  • Foster collaboration with internal stakeholders and Centers of Excellence (COE) teams to optimize performance marketing efforts and drive customer acquisition.
  • Champion a data-driven and approach to decision-making, leveraging analytics and experimentation to inform ecommerce strategies.
  • Ensure alignment with 66°North's brand headquarters while adapting strategies to local market dynamics.
  • Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships to expand market share and reach new customer segments.
  • Establish and deliver upon customer acquisition and customer retention goals.
  • Serve as a positive ambassador for 66°North's ecommerce organization and culture, promoting industry reputation and thought leadership.
  • Actively contribute to the diversity and inclusion initiatives of 66°North, fostering an inclusive work environment for all employees.

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of leadership in building and scaling ecommerce businesses, preferably within the retail sector.
  • Deep understanding of ecommerce best practices, with experience in developing and executing successful ecommerce strategies.
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to drive revenue growth while maintaining profitability.
  • Experience in the clothing retail, beauty or fashion industry is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build consensus and inspire teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop high-performing teams, fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Executive presence and ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for driving transformational impact.

What We Offer:

At 66°North, we are committed to supporting the professional growth and development of our employees. In addition to competitive compensation and benefits, we offer opportunities for learning and advancement, as well as a supportive and inclusive work environment. Join us on this exciting journey as we continue to innovate and elevate the 66°North brand in the global ecommerce landscape.

We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, as we believe that diversity of thought and perspective drives innovation and success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin, or disability status.

Apply now to be part of our dynamic team and help shape the future of ecommerce at 66°North

About 66°North:

Founded in 1926, 66°North and nestled in the heart of Iceland's breathtaking and mystical landscapes, 66°North embodies the resilience and ingenuity of our island home. From our beginnings crafting durable outerwear for fishermen braving the sea's fury, we've evolved into a symbol of Iceland's spirit and evolved to a full concept outdoor brand.

As Icelanders, we're deeply connected to our environment, drawing inspiration from our volcanic past and commitment to sustainability. With clean energy powering our operations and a focus on minimizing waste, we're dedicated to preserving Iceland's natural beauty for generations to come.

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