UK E-commerce Account Specialist (Graduate Entry) Job at Essity in Manchester Airport

Are you a recent graduate looking to develop a career in E-commerce and available to start work before Easter 2021? Our sales E-Commerce team is small yet highly ambitious in its vision for the future and is looking to recruit am E-Commerce Account Specialist to join the team on an initial 12 month contract.

About the Role

Like you we are passionate about developing our E-Commerce sales business. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, professional and who has a passion for E-commerce. You will support our E-Commerce Key Account Manager to implement the Essity E-commerce strategy within our top Omnichannel/ “Bricks & Clicks” customers. You will achieve this through your natural ability to align strategic priorities and build solid relationships. You will analyse key data and use this to help identify opportunities. Our well-known household products such as Cushelle, Velvet, Plenty, Bodyform and TENA, as well as numerous private label products are our focus. We are selling products that improve people’s lives, every day. You could be part of our journey as we continue to grow.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk.

What You Will Do

Co-ordinate and lead the monthly online sales review process ensuring continual online focus within our omnichannel retailers

Manage weekly and monthly reporting trackers in order to share key insights with relevant account teams

Support the E-commerce shopper marketing team in activating key online initiatives

Act as E-commerce champion to generate knowledge on market development/customer needs and competitor activities and distribute to internal stakeholders.

Develop knowledge and understanding of the grocery e-retail landscape in order to support key accounts with customer online meetings

Who You Are

A recent graduate who is looking to take your first step towards a career in sales or E-commerce. No experience is required but what is paramount is that you have demonstrable passion for E-commerce, a proactive can-do attitude, a willingness to learn and a resilient mindset. This is a fast changing environment and we want you to help us build for the future, and at the same time we will encourage your continued learning and development. Key to being successful in this role will be your ability to both build long standing relationships with multiple stakeholders through networking and engaging audiences, and analyse the data to make decisions and capitalise on opportunities effectively. You will be fully focused on understanding the shopper and delivering to our consumers. You should be IT savvy with basic to proficient skills in both Excel and Powerpoint as well as being a creative thinker. Financial understanding within the E-commerce world would also be an advantage.

What We Can Offer You

With a competitive salary and package including bonus opportunity, pension, holidays starting at 27 days +BHs, this position is offered for up to 12 months.

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.

Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward

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Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Application End Date:
08 Mar 2021

About the Company

Company: Essity

Company Location:  Manchester Airport

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