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E-Commerce Manager

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19 July 2013
01 August 2013
Central London (St Pauls)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Up to £45,000 Base/Contributory Pension/27.5 days Holiday/10% Bonus/Employee Broadband & BT Sport

Further information

Job Title: E-Commerce Manager,

BT Retail:
Generating more than £7 Billion in annual revenues and with up to 10 million active customer lines customers and over 16,000 employees, BT Retail is a major force in the communications market. It has a well established strategy that puts customers firmly at its heart, vigorously defending its core business and growing new market opportunities. Our Consumer division provides communication services to the home. It is a vital part of the Retail organisation. The organisation delivers a turnover in excess of £3.5 billion. Consumer has the privilege of utilising a brand that is amongst the most powerful and respected in the UK and has strong existing relationships with millions of households in the UK. The mission of Consumer is to become the customers' first choice retailer for communication, broadband and premium TV services.

BT Consumer / Online
BT Consumer, within the Retail Division, is the leading provider of consumer telephone voice and broadband services in the UK with a growing pay-TV service, BT Vision. Consumer Online is a dynamic and innovative team accountable for driving acquisition and retention activity across Core areas of focus include delivering the online sales plan, increasing browse-to-buy conversion and optimising online customer experience to contribute revenue growth for BT Retail. Working with various proposition and marketing teams, Consumer Online deliver tactical and strategic activities across the site and externally to increase awareness, engagement and sales and

Key Purpose of the role:
Working within the Consumer Online team, the role holder will be accountable for acquisition activity on This means driving and maximising sales on for BT’s main product sets for the consumer Market – Voice, Broadband, premium TV and BT Sport packages.
The key responsibility of this role is creating and driving online sales plans, maximising browse to conversion rates and therefore increasing the revenue growth from the site.

Working with the various commercial, channel management, agencies and marketing teams the role holder will create and deliver online activities to meet our online targets. These targets are based around online sales, online conversions, revenue growth and channel share, in short - increasing transactions on

Whilst this is an online role, this is not a technical role and not a pure marketing role - however the role holder must be able to converse with technical and marketing counterparts in the business. The role is all about creating a 'best in class' online experience for our customers, with clear and compelling reasons for buying online. Key measures will include increasing sales conversion, driving online channel share and delivering and optimising an exceptional online customer experience.

Candidate Profile:
Already with a strong track record in Online Sales and Customer Experience, the successful candidate needs to possess the ability to be dynamic and proactive in this challenging area of the business. You must be an idea’s person who is capable of challenging the norm and not being afraid to stand up and fight for the right online experience for a customer. Being 'proactive' and 'on the front foot' is absolutely key to succeeding in this role.
You will need to bring a blend of analytical, commercial and marketing focus as this is the ideal mix for an online marketing manager in BT. Being able to study the metrics and determine how that translates into user behaviour and how to optimise based on that insight is a key function of this role.

Skills & Experience:
The successful candidate will be able to clearly show the skills and experience outlined below:
•Proven experience in online customer experience development (client or agency side, or both)
•Proven experience in delivering increases in conversion and sales on a high-trafficked website – ideally high volume B2C sites.
•A background in marketing and expertise with eCommerce sales principles / techniques.
•Proven experience in managing online agencies, from briefing to execution
•A thorough understanding of consumer needs, drivers & issues.
•Ability to develop relationships internally and externally and the necessary influencing skills to make the most out of these relationships.
•Ability to innovate and think creatively
•Excellent communication skills are essential in this role. You must be able to articulate your ideas in a compelling and confident way that instils in your stakeholders and the Consumer Online team
•Ability to lead projects, managing virtual teams across BT Core Consumer, delivering initiatives end to end, including technical teams, commercial teams, creative talent and senior management.
•Influencing and strong communications skills with an ability to work across the business
•Be able to clearly present information to BT senior managers (eg. weekly online sales presentations)
•Reporting and analysis (strong Excel skills essential) – to enable fact based insight for clear decision making

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BT Group is a leading FTSE Company with a profitable turnover of more than £20 billion. We’re the world’s most established communications company, employing around 100,000 people in 170 countries around the world