Head of Digital

£100k - 110k per year + Flexible Benefits
11 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Distrelec Marketing
Job Discipline
Direct Marketing
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Digital

£100-110,000 dependant on experience + package with flexible working around core hours

Located in the highly prestigious St Peter’s Square development in the city centre, Distrelec are establishing their new Enterprise Hub and hiring Head of Digital.

The Enterprise Hub will be the European centre for the implementation of their new digital operations that will deliver all online trading, marketing and technical deliveries for the organisation. 

Distrelec, part of the Datwyler group, is a leading online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in Europe and the exciting new Enterprise Hub in Manchester will be its first operational presence in the UK.

This is an exciting time to be joining their business. Are you up for the challenge?

The role:

As the Head of Digital you will develop, lead and operationalise the digital strategy, with the overall goal of becoming a fully digital business, both internally and through customer interactions. You will define the digital strategy for the business that will take the company to being a leading digital distributor by personalised and superior customer experience.  

Key accountabilities:

You will lead the activities that drive efficient acquisition of target customers and ensure a robust customer contact strategy is executed. You will be tasked with growing the active customer base and will be leading and managing trading activities that grow AOV for the customers. It is important to build the companies brand awareness, as well as improve the online activities of customers.  

Skills & experience:

The role involves you managing a large team, so it would be beneficial if you have managed teams of a large nature previously or currently. Ideally you will have previously worked in a company where you have played a vital part in the digital transformation from more traditional offline channels (e.g. catalogues) to an online/digital presence. You will be a highly focused and driven individual that portrays the company values, someone who is keen to progress in a new, fantastic career journey.    


In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, you can expect:

  • Excellent flex benefits package together with a bonus for every member of staff + pension
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days
  • Grade A offices with great transport access
  • Opportunity to influence the way we work

By joining the Datwyler family, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with the security of a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a start-up business has to offer.

Distrelec is looking for people who are solution seekers, ready to roll up their sleeves and who are motivated to get things done. Distrelec aspires to be the most dominant distributor in the electro component market by serving its customers through understanding their challenges and seeking solutions to meet their needs.

Distrelec’s leadership believe that drive and passion are key to success. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead.

At Distrelec, you’re empowered to make your mark. With that, comes unlimited possibilities.

This is an experience that only a few will ever get. For more information visit: http://job-essentials.com/uk/distrelec 

For more information on the vacancy, or for a confidential discussion about what you are looking for, please contact Hays Digital on 0161 236 7768.  

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