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Senior Director, E-Commerce Shops - Consumer Products

Hearst

New York, NY 04-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Your Impact:

We are looking for a Senior Director to join our Consumer Products team and lead strategy and development of our e-commerce shops. This team's mission is to create, merchandise, and market unique consumer products that will help us build deeper relationships with our 300MM+ audience across our broad portfolio of media brands. This person will be responsible for shaping our platform and merchandising strategy, driving forward our roadmap, and partnering with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders to achieve aggressive ecommerce growth.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading e-commerce strategy at established brands and/or marketplaces and will have a proven ability to leverage an iterative, data-driven approach to consumer experience, conversion funnel optimization, and growth.

What You'll Do:
• Lead strategy and execution of our e-commerce shops including overall UX, merchandising, conversion funnel, analytics, third party integrations, QA, etc.
• Identify areas of improvement on the platform, prioritize features that could drive results, and analyze the performance of these new features on a daily basis.
• Work with other business leaders to develop new ways to leverage our e-commerce platform to drive the overall business forward.
• Project Manage our product roadmap alongside Magento 2 Development team.
• Lead QA and testing on our shops across all media brands.
• Partner closely with a broad group of cross-functional stakeholders including product, marketing, business, editorial, design, legal, and external vendors.Work alongside our Product team across back-end integrations, identity, security, payments, and data & analytics.
• Build dashboards, identify trends in performance, and refine our attribution methodology.

Who You Are:
• You have a Bachelor's degree in Technology, Media, or Commerce.
• You have 10+ years of experience in in e-commerce or marketplaces, specifically in growth or business strategy.
• You have a proven track record managing a team.
• You can focus on broader platform goals while planning, executing, and analyzing in the short and long-term.
• You have worked alongside developers and are familiar with technical development needs.
• You have the ability to interpret data, derive insights, and transform insight into action
• You are an effective project manager and can prioritize competing deadlines and resources against business goals.
• Experience operating inside of the Adobe Magento e-commerce platform and Amazon Seller Central.
• Proficient in a variety of systems and tools related to the platform including Google Analytics, Google Optimizer, Google Tag Manager, various Order Management Systems, ESPs, etc.
• Familiar with various e-commerce business models including DTC, dropship, affiliate, etc.
• Familiar with affiliate marketing and affiliate networks such as Rakuten, Skimlinks, etc.

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Hearst

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.