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Digital Commerce Executive - FTC until the end of 2017

Digital Commerce Executive - FTC until the end of 2017

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Position Type 
Fixed Term Full-Time
Digital & Ecommerce
Pentland Brands

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


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To assist in the effective management of all owned digital platforms to ensure that they showcase the brand and product, whilst driving brand awareness, advocacy and sales. To ensure that all campaigns delivered are integrated working closely with the Digital Experience Team, Marketing and the wider Digital Commerce Function.

Responsible for:

  • Manage all owned digital platforms to ensure all content is accurate, showcases the brand and is legally compliant.
  • To support the new brand positioning roll out via the seasonal product upload and management process.
  • Provide robust support in the deployment of new seasonal campaigns and content delivery across all owned platforms.
  • Work with partners on their regional websites, more specifically assisting our Japanese team on a regular basis.
  • Support our offsite Customer Service team in the effective management of customer, website and product queries.
  • Utilise analytical packages to monitor / drill down into the data - supporting campaign management, user journey recommendations and to measure the effectiveness of our platforms.
  • Work closely with the Digital Commerce Manager and wider Pentland brands in the delivery of Digital Commerce led projects that support the key digital initiatives.
  • Deal with first-line issues across our digital estate; first stage triage, logging calls and liaising with third parties where necessary.
  • Work with the merchandising team to ensure optimum stock levels, merchandising and searchandising strategies are in place to maximize conversions.
  • Assist in the shared responsibility of onsite and service performance reporting.
  • Work closely with agencies where relevant to develop activity to drive awareness and drive sales to the sites, supporting our PPC and Affiliate channels.
  • Support our SEO and CRO efforts across all sites to aid in the growth of our organic presence, brand awareness and conversion online.
  • Manage the effective setup of promotions and offers onsite when necessary.
  • Work closely with the Digital Commerce Executive to complement all activity.
  • Support commerce-led email campaigns - ensuring that they are on brand and within the tone of voice whilst being engaging and innovative.



                         What you need to have

  • Website administration and proven content management experience
  • Digital marketing and campaign coordination
  • Initiative based in problem solving and analytics experience (Google Analytics / or similar)
  • Business, marketing or digital degree or equivalent
  • Management of databases and/or large amounts of complex data
  • Project management and delivery

                    What we need to see in you

  • Intelligent team player but able to work independently 
  • Experience working for or within an in-house digital or marketing team
  • Driven and proactive attitude
  • High attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Focused on on-time delivery of projects
  • Use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • HTML/CSS experience would be advantageous 
  • Photoshop or InDesign skills would be advantageous 



This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.