Dyson.com Sr. Manager

Starting salary will be based on experience and credentials

Chicago, IL

Description

The Dyson.com Sr. Manager will elevate the Dyson brand and drive commerce via Dyson.com by developing integrated customer experiences using best in class digital strategies and merchandising.

Market Overview


Dyson is a global technology company. Using a desire to make things work better as a catalyst for invention, our team of 3,000 engineers and scientists are passionate about developing technology that solves the problems others often ignore. From the world’s first bagless vacuum cleaner, to hand dryers that use 420mph sheets of air to remove moisture from hands, to a completely re-thought hair dryer with its motor in the handle, we are relentless about engineering better solutions. Dyson spends $8.8million a week on research and development and works with more than 40 universities worldwide to develop early-stage technologies.

 

Dyson launched in the US in 2002, with the DC07 vacuum cleaner. Within 2 years, it was market share leader. Now, the US team is nearly 1,000 strong, with offices in Chicago, IL; Aurora, IL; San Francisco, CA; and Dyson people around the entire country. And we are still growing. Dyson US is poised to double its footprint, and take on new categories. Already a target for our competitors, challenging times are ahead. And our battle-hungry US team is fired up.



Function Overview

Embracing the change, our teams are in the midst of digital transformation – critical to making our ambitious growth happen.

Accountabilities

Responsible for building and executing a differentiated strategy for Dyson.com based upon customer insights, product category needs and digital capabilities

  • Ensure that Dyson.com delivers a premium experience that strengthens the brand and delivers against transformation goals
  • Obsess over the details to ensure Dyson.com always sets the standard across the market
  • Strengthen “why Dyson.com” value proposition through differentiated ecommerce strategies
  • Use advanced content strategies, targeting technologies and analytics to deliver personalized experiences across target audiences
  • Collaborate with corporate IT and digital as well as other cross-functional teams to deliver next gen capabilities and roadmap for Dyson.com

Responsible for delivering the ecommerce financial goals for Dyson.com

  • Deliver and exceed the growth objectives for Dyson.com and the overall direct business across product categories
  • Partner with Digital Analytics manager to report on performance, insights and optimizations on a periodic basis to all levels of the organization 

Manage new product launch planning and execution

  • Lead all product launch planning on Dyson.com in collaboration with global digital teams as well as category teams
  • Ensure on time, flawless execution of all products, content and experiences on Dyson.com
  • Partner with category teams to ensure integrated plan across paid, owned and earned media

Lead development of online merchandising strategies to drive engagement and commerce on Dyson.com

  • Identify & implement opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell consumers within the customer journeys
  • Build processes, calendars to communicate Dyson.com merchandizing plans to various teams across the organization
  • Manage all content publishing on Dyson.com to ensure quality, accuracy and best in class SEO performance at all times

Key stakeholder to deliver integrated sales and marketing plans for Dyson.com as part of weekly, monthly and annual planning processes 

  • Develop profitable online programs including eCommerce range planning, promotions, and merchandising solutions to elevate the Dyson brand.
  • Represent Dyson.com in integrated business planning process on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that Dyson.com best practices and insights are shared with other retailers where appropriate

Partner with digital marketing manager to deliver seamless experience across on and off site

  • Ensure close collaboration on campaigns, paid, earned and social media strategies to deliver seamless experience across all product categories

Develop and execute testing roadmap

  • Responsible for building a culture of continuous learning through on-going testing, measurement and optimization on Dyson.com

Live the brand, foster a culture of team work and collaboration

  • Be an active subject matter expert on all things digital
  • Support and mentor team members 

Fulfil other duties as required

  • Write briefs for the central Web delivery team to develop content and capabilities
  • Ensure that all Dyson communications are compliant from an IP, legal & product team perspective
  • Digital project management
  • Perform QA on all product and offer launches online.
  • Relish the opportunities to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Identify problems and find solutions

Skills

  • 10+ years of online marketing experience with a major, transactional eCommerce Web site
  • At least 4 years of experience working in digital management role with responsibilities including leading teams, managing large scale projects, and launching new products
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience working with a major Web analytics and reporting tool such as Adobe Analytics, Test&Target, and Google Analytics 360 is desired
  • Experience managing P&L for an ecommerce site
  • Ability to understand the Dyson brand and uphold its integrity
  • Strong communication, presentation, and influencing skills
  • Must have excellent project management skills with the ability to coordinate both internal and external resource in a cross-functional and international organization
  • A visionary who is always looking to learn the most cutting-edge methodologies in Web Marketing and in E-Commerce
  • Ability to travel as needed (<20%)
  • Relocation assistance offered

Benefits Overview

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition.

Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Posted: 7-Jun-2018

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