Head of Online Marketing – Acquisition

Competitive salary and benefits package
20 Mar 2018
17 Apr 2018
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Online Marketing – Acquisition 


Mountain Warehouse is continuing to buck the trend amongst high street retailers and in rapidly expanding both in the UK and internationally. With peak online trading in the lead up to Christmas hitting a huge 77% YoY, now is an exciting time to join the team. To continue driving our Ecommerce growth, we are now looking for an experienced Head of Acquisition to increase the volume of new customers shopping at Mountain Warehouse. Reporting to the Head of Ecommerce, you will be a key senior member within the team and have the opportunity to make your mark within a fast paced environment. 

What you'll be doing 

  • Owning of the overall acquisition budget with responsibility for revenue and new customer targets and forecasting
  • Managing the acquisition team covering all areas from PPC, SEO, online PR, Social media and Display
  • Building out the strategy both in the UK and internationally alongside the channel managers
  • Employing a test and learn approach to maximise return and optimisation of the channels.
  • Identifying new opportunities for acquisition and present business cases to senior management

We’d love to meet someone with

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the core disciplines of online acquisition (PPC, SEO, display, social) ideally gained in an online retail environment
  • Experience of managing a team of specialists
  • A commercial approach and the ability to demonstrate ROI using data driven strategies
  • An analytical & inquisitive mind, with a passion for interrogating data to understand performance and identify opportunities for growth 
  • You will be confident at managing multiple concurrent projects and able to prioritise your workload accordingly
  • You will be poised and confident, able to liaise with large organisations and present business cases to senior management 

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Holiday allowance
  • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
  • Pension scheme

At Mountain Warehouse we have been developing the very best outdoor gear for all the family since 1997.

Unlike other outdoor retailers, we don’t carry lots of different brands. In fact, almost all the products we sell through our stores and website are exclusive to Mountain Warehouse – you won’t find them anywhere else.

Why do we do this? Well, by designing our own top quality products and having them made to our exacting standards, we can cut out the middleman. So that means you get the exact same quality, but at significantly lower prices than you’ll find at other shops.

We have well located and well stocked stores where you and your family can get straightforward advice from our knowledgeable, friendly staff. In most of our stores you can even bring your dog in too! Everything we do is focused on serving our growing group of customers who like what we have to offer: the best gear, the best service and the best prices.

We would love it if you joined them.

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