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Head of Online Marketplaces – Bertram Books

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Car allowance   •   Norwich, Norfolk or Farnborough, Hampshire   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

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Our Client, Bertram Books, one of the oldest, largest and most successful UK-based wholesalers of books, is looking for a Head of Online Marketplaces to own the performance of their book business through multiple online marketplace channels (including Amazon), driving sales through two key routes to market – wholesale and drop-ship.

The Head of Online Marketplaces will bring fresh thinking and improvements to result in quick wins and more long-term opportunity. Reporting to the Managing Director of Wordery and Marketplaces, the main responsibilities include:

  • Owning the strategic and commercial relationship with their online marketplaces
  • Developing and deploying continuous improvement methodologies
  • Responsibility for P&L of the channel, driving improved profitable performance and accurate service delivery
  • Owning the operational performance of the online marketplace and the key success metrics
  • Developing and launching new online marketplace programs to drive growth
  • Communicating plans to all key stakeholders and ensuring operational performance
  • Providing management consultation to quickly resolve complex issues
  • Identifying new areas of opportunity beyond current organisational thinking to ensure growth
  • Working alongside analysts and developers to create improved tools, reporting, and process
  • Functional accountability for shaping and implementing the business strategy.

The ideal candidate will have proven, successful experience working within online marketplaces, performing in a leadership role, and have evidence of marketplace performance delivery, directly and through a team. Broad experience and a good understanding of e-commerce, and a proven knowledge of the marketplace model are needed. Excellent communication, negotiating and sales skills are essential, as is the ability to work and thrive in a team environment, demonstrating strong account management and new business skills. This role requires flexibility to travel to Norwich and Farnborough regularly.

Telfer Partners are the retained consultancy for this vacancy.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance-related bonus scheme, a car allowance, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 435. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

Referral Scheme - Telfer Partners offer a referral reward if we fill this vacancy with someone you recommend. You can send us contact details of anyone you would like to recommend to enquiries@telferpartners.com.


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