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E-Commerce Manager - Head Office, Ringmer

We are looking to recruit an E-Commerce Manager to work with the Head of Marketing to build a comprehensive, carefully considered e-commerce programme, which will drive the e-commerce platform and revenue and develop the reach of the Chandlers online audience.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, have a minimum of 2 years E-commerce experience, a digital background preferably gained in a retail or B2B environment, be analytical and data driven as well as having an entrepreneurial spirit. They will also have a proven track record in an e-commerce environment, with a strong focus on demonstrating ROI through monitoring and reporting of key KPIs. 
Formal e- commerce qualifications and training along with technical and/or website design and optimisation qualifications are desirable.
Main responsibilities will include:
Managing the day-to-day web merchandising and content updates 
Ensuring the Chandlers brand is appropriately represented on the e-commerce platform
Working in association with the marketing and product teams to develop campaigns to drive web interest and sales.
Take ownership of on-site journey, identifying design problems and devise solutions, to continually increase conversion and overall revenue.
Using data to drive profitable sales.
Managing customer service and the process from order capture to fulfilment & logistics through the development of effective relationships with branches.
Analysing and optimising all channels which drive traffic to website to maximise learnings and increase sales
Identifying and driving the implementation of initiatives to continually increase conversion rate and revenue.
Work with product team to develop online offer
Working with the marketing team to develop and execute sales-led communications and grow the mailing list audience.
Project managing new site and platform developments e.g. mobile with IT resources 
Working with external agency to provide SEO analysis and recommendations
Work with the marketing team to measure how editorial content is delivering results across our key metrics, which include visitors to the website, engagement and social media followers across key platforms.
Helping develop Chandlers audience through analysis of traffic and best performing content to inform online editorial and social strategy
Conducting constant analysis of our competitive set, using this data to inform strategy and development.
Being the key point of contact for Chandlers branches for all website related issues
Monitor and escalate technical issues
Key Requirements:
An excellent understanding of ecommerce and the full digital marketing mix including SEO, PPC, Affiliates, Display, Email, CRO (conversion rate optimisation).
Experienced in the use of the Magento, Google Analytics 
A keen interest in digital and direct response marketing as a whole
Able to build relationships with key stakeholders within the business
Excellent data analysis skills. Able to deal with complex and multiple source data, build insights and prioritize activities based on available data.
Desirable requirements:
Building materials sector experience.
Content skills both product, copy, content & media.
Knowledge of A/B & MVT testing and content personalisation
Commercially aware and results driven
Confident, self-aware, and can drive change
Engaging communicator at all levels
Strong negotiation, relationship building and influencing skills
Passionate about e-commerce and the customer experience
Team Player with ability to build collaboration and manage agendas between multi-functional areas, influence and motivate others.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Internal Sales Co-ordinator - Ringmer Branch

An opportunity has arisen to recruit an internal sales co-ordinator for our busy branch at Ringmer in East Sussex. Working as part of a team, the sales co-ordinator will provide an efficient sales service to customers over the phone and face to face at the counter.

The ideal candidate will have product knowledge, good communication, administration and IT skills and the ability to deliver excellent customer service.

Working hours will be 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday with 1 hour unpaid lunch break and alternate Saturdays 8.00am to 12noon. Salary will depend on experience.

Kitchen Designer/Sales Co-ordinator - Brighton Branch

We are looking for an experienced Kitchen Designer/Sales Co-ordinator at our new Brighton Kitchen Showroom. 

The successful candidate will be capable of creating imaginative and practical designs with accurate estimates for our broad customer base of local developers, trade professionals and homeowners. Building strong relationships with our valued customers and provide advice and understanding of their needs.

This is an exciting opportunity to drive sales of a quality kitchen brand, in a friendly and encouraging environment.

The successful candidate will have:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A proactive attitude to work

Experience of Compusoft Winner Design Software would be an advantage

The ability to work accurately to tight deadlines

Experience of working in a trade environment ideally

A good understanding of kitchens and the component parts

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Junior Product Manager – Heavyside - Banstead Head Office

Due to the expansion of our Product Management Department we now seek a Junior Product Manager – Heavyside, based at our busy branch in Banstead. The purpose of this role is to maintain the price and product file in a timely, friendly and dependable manner and in accordance with the strategy set out by the product management team in order to optimise company sales and gross profit.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A full driving licence
  • Knowledge of builders merchant's products would be an advantage
  • Excel would be an advantage

Salary in excess of £24,000 per annum

Hours of work will be 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Closing Date: 29th June 2018

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Yard Operative – Ringmer Branch

An opportunity has arisen to recruit an experienced yard operative at our busy branch at Ringmer in Sussex.

The person we are seeking will work as part of a team loading and unloading vehicles and helping to keep the yard tidy and clean.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience within the industry, a forklift licence and the ability to offer excellent customer service.

Working hours 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and alternate Saturday mornings 8am to 12 midday.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Benefits of Working for us

- Competitive Salary
- Opportunity for Career Progression
- Company Pension
- Group Life Assurance and Group Income Protection
- Staff Discount on Materials

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