eCommerce Manager: Sports Retail (261 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
19 Jan 2022

Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

If you live and breathe Sports and e-Commerce, you’re just the team player we are looking to score! We have a superb opportunity for a dynamic, commercially savvy, mid-weight e-Commerce Manager to drive and grow the e-Commerce channel of a renowned sports fashion retail brand. As such you’ll need to be on-trend when it comes to athleisure and sportswear. The ideal candidate is commercially oriented with a strong retail focus. A passion for sport is a must – but regardless of your team or the sport you love, if you’re from a high performing e-Commerce background with a proven track record, there’s a place on their team for you!

  • Manage the brand’s e-Commerce channel and drive the e-Commerce strategy for the brand
  • Be responsible for setting and meeting online targets
  • Manage the online merchant team
  • Develop and continuously optimise the e-Commerce marketing and merchandising plans, leveraging all channels to drive customers, revenue and innovation
  • Work cross-functionally and leverage Group strategies to deliver targeted ROI
  • Manage and allocate all aspects of the online budget.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma
  • 5 years proven track record in a high performing e-Commerce environment
  • Experience in marketing, planning, merchandising, operations logistics
  • Strong commercial acumen trader approach to e-Commerce
  • Be a strong coach mentor, driving a high-performance culture
  • Ability to plan, launch and track campaigns across web, social, SMS, and email
  • Able to plan your time effectively and efficiently
  • Works well under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyse and report back effectively
  • Proficient in e-Commerce monitoring and tracking platforms – to allow for effective planning implementation
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of dealing with managing a Digital Marketing agency
  • Keep abreast of competitor activity, market trends, best practice
  • Be customer-centric and proactive.



Salary: Negotiable