My client is embarking on a brand-new launch by creating an Amazon style lifestyle marketplace based on home furnishings, plants, flowers and garden accessories. The business is well-funded and well-resourced. It’s aimed at the casual home and garden enthusiast as well as the more serious green-fingered hardcore gardener. Choice of product, competitive pricing, convenience, inspiration and an all round incredible shopping experience are the core components of the operating mantra of our client’s site
The successful candidate will have an all-round knowledge of key principles of online retailing, eCommerce and building marketplaces. This role will be about building out and recruiting vendors and key suppliers that will populate the marketplace and make it a rich and engaging online shopping experience for consumers. Reporting into this role will be teams who take care of customer experience and success as well as supply-chain logistics principles. My client requires someone who is strategic, detail-orientated, a problem solver and someone who can negotiate complex contracts and multi-million pound agreements. This role needs growth mentality and will have P&L responsibility. The company is well-funded and is a serious passion project for the investors, so this is all about sustainable long-term growth and building the business in the right way.
This is an exciting time to join my client’s business as you have the rare opportunity to work with a fantastic team of passionate and creative people. have a voice at the top-table, build something from the ground up, help shape the direction of the business, work directly with the MD ,CEO and Investors to create a really amazing consumer experience that re-writes the market place arena for online shoppers in the home and garden space.