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Director of Commerce Strategy

Director of Commerce Strategy

ID 
2018-1591
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 
1/22/2018

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Overview

DEG is seeking a seasoned Commerce leader to manage a global Commerce Strategy practice, with a focus on defining solutions that deliver contextually relevant experiences for DEG’s clients. This includes articulating and commercializing the firm’s Commerce product and services, and overseeing all Commerce and cross-channel engagements for clients.

 

 

The Director of Commerce Strategy is responsible for leading marketing strategies designed to provide our client’s a seamless shopping, buying, and loyalty experience across platforms, channels, and devices.

You will be directly responsible for developing and managing a team of commerce strategy consultants across the globe.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as DEG’s preeminent expert on all things Commerce including e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, and third-party marketplaces

  • Provide oversight and direction on day-to-day operations of our client’s e-Commerce platforms including merchandising, reporting, web analytics, marketing, operations and logistics

  • Design and guide the implementation of new technical solutions on commerce platforms, including Commerce Cloud and Magento, working in collaboration with Engineering and Service Delivery teams

  • Engage in monthly / quarterly client-facing strategic planning for clients within the e-Commerce practice

  • Partner with our client’s Business Planning and Sales teams to deliver on sales goals

  • Prioritize requirements with business stakeholders and technology disciplines

  • Lead customer and channel planning process to drive sales

  • Collaborate with Creative teams to ensure user experience and visual design align with functional

    requirements

  • Manage and maintain integrations with client-side ERP platforms

  • Provide monthly / quarterly SKU-level inventory forecasts

  • Formulate key findings and insights that inform business requirements and recommendations

  • Contribute original content to the DEG company blog, and present at various events

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in developing and executing Commerce programs with revenue of $10MM+

  • Project experience in digital implementations on commerce platforms including Salesforce

    Commerce Cloud (Demandware) and Magento

  • Ability to prioritize requirements with business stakeholders and technology disciplines

  • Excellent knowledge of web analytics including tracking and analyzing trends to build reports that influence strategy

  • Extensive SEO, web analytics and SEM experience

  • Self-starter who can flourish in an entrepreneurial environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working both individually and on a team

  • Comfortable around technology and content management systems (CMS) such as Sitecore

 

 

About DEG
DEG creates smart digital marketing, commerce, and collaboration strategies that empower organizations to amplify their competitive advantages and achieve their objectives. We use our expertise to impact the trajectory of business by crafting innovative approaches that employ digital direct marketing and eCRM, social media, integrated e-commerce, web content management, enterprise collaboration, and mobile development—all driven and supported by analytics, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative.

Since we opened our doors in 1999, one of our most important goals has been to create a culture in which excellence is recognized, individualism is encouraged, and the workplace is vibrant. We think we’ve accomplished that, and the fact that DEG has been repeatedly recognized as one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” backs that up.

 

 

But how have we done it? It starts with building a profitable, stable company and extending the more traditional benefits to our associates and their families, including:

 

  • Multiple Health Plan options (including PPO/HMO), company-paid premiums for all associates, and with no waiting period
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability, with premium covered by DEG
  • Independent Insurance and Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional Group Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company sponsored matching program
  • Personal Emergency Services, including travel assistance and identity theft protection
  • Bonus Plan based on company and individual performance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays

 

 

But just as our take on digital strategy is far from traditional, so are the benefits of hanging your hat here at DEG. Ours is a fun, energetic, casual work environment. We offer flexible schedules and collaborative, cross-disciplinary work. You have the opportunity to work with high-profile clients in myriad industries and visionary leaders and technologists in every discipline. And, of course, there’s free soda, juice, and Starbuck’s coffee in our company coffeehouse. Every Friday, feel free to join us for our weekly Beer:30.