Unilever Digital & E-commerce Innovation in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Background and Purpose of Job

Working within the newly created Digital Commerce team for Beauty and Personal Care, the Digital Commerce Category Lead will help to take the ecommerce consumer experience to new heights.

You will be a key force driving the engagement and conversion between the always-on consumer and our always-on brands, thus increasing growth in this exciting and fast-paced environment.

You are a passionate, digitally-minded ecommerce innovator who can think and act strategically and creatively. You are obsessed with providing world-class brand experiences and a deep understanding of what drives and influences ecommerce sales and outstanding consumer experiences.

You are a subject matter expert, knowing the right questions to ask at the right time, while providing direct leadership to brand teams so that they can reach consumers in compelling, creative ways that help maximize the return.

You’ll love to be part of a small squad that incubates digital strategies and works with brands to drive growth in ecommerce. You'll join a top-performing team who has fun, learns from failures and innovates every day.

As the Digital Commerce expert, you’ll help lead and shape the thinking around how to drive the core business and innovate to grow the ecommerce for one of the Beauty and Personal care categories. You will create, optimize and learn on a regular basis.

If you have what it takes and are passionate about shaping the future of online retail, we’d love to hear from you!

Who You Are

Team Leader : You have significant experience leading a cross-functional team and collaborating with brand and external partners

Project Manager : You possess the ability to lead projects with multiple stakeholders, complex inputs and time sensitive deadlines

Thinker : You are a lateral thinker adept at uncovering the themes and critical pieces of information that can spark game-changing innovations

Doer : You are fascinated with shaping the future, able to move seamlessly from high altitude thinking to the tangible and practical

Challenger : You challenge the status quo to create genuinely “great” innovation and marketing

Problem Solver : You maintain a solution-oriented mindset and turn complex situations into simple ones

Creator : You are wired with strong intellectual curiosity and exhibit the ability to “think outside of the box” when approaching plans or solving problems

Thought Leader : You generate powerful ideas and observations and possess the strong written/verbal skills to share them with senior stakeholders, marketing teams, cross-functional groups, external agencies and more

Team Player : You display strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization

What You’ll Do

The Digital Commerce Category Lead role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute ecommerce strategies

  • Build an unparalleled shopping experience in collaboration with Brand and Ecommerce teams that is optimized for brand experience and conversion of sales

  • Drive the Ecommerce Net Revenue Management (E-NRM) initiatives (assortment, price, pack, promotion)

  • Identify new business opportunities and evaluate potential partnerships

  • Lead initiatives aimed at driving top line growth, enhance our consumer experience and increase operating efficiency and/or profitability

  • Set targets and conduct analysis to prioritize features that improve metrics, working cross-functionally with brand, ecommerce sales, finance and supply chain teams

  • Explore and pilot opportunities for new business models and initiatives to explore new revenue streams

  • Build best practices to be shared with the broader organization

  • Analyze data to build insight capabilities to optimize our projects

  • Develop best-in-class acquisition activities

  • Find, analyze and share industry trends and key influencers

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or related field (Master’s Degree welcomed)

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience across the ecommerce landscape

  • Strong business and analytical acumen

  • Ability to lead a cross functional team to deliver complex global ecommerce projects

  • Proven track record in optimizing direct-to-consumer campaigns and Amazon to maximize conversions

  • Experience creating best in class search engine marketing strategies, inclusive of content optimization

  • Proven track record of growing online sales through managing product assortment, enhanced content and product ratings and reviews on a major online retailer (Amazon, Walmart, Jet, Target, etc.)

  • Ability to analyze website performance metrics and drive user behavior, translate metrics into actionable reporting and grow online sales through optimization of engagement and acquisition

  • Experience with the day-to-day trading operation through common platforms such as Shopify, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware), etc.

  • Knowledge of technical setup activities for ecommerce platforms

  • Plus: knowledge of statistical tools, Google Analytics implementation, working in SQL/Python/R, Tableau, Looker, Salesforce, Python, Ruby

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth at https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/ | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view | Every Voice Matters at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/ | Global Reach at https://www.unilever.com/brands/ | Life at Unilever at https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/ | Careers with Purpose at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/ | World Class Career Development Programs at https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/ | Check Out Our Space at https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office | Focus On Sustainability at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/


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