Overview

Commerce Strategy Director
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Publicis Media is currently leading the field and winning AMAZING clients (have you heard about us winning L’Oréal yet?)—there’s never been a better time to join us! We're fuelling business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to create personalised consumer connections on a HUGE scale and doing it to the highest of standards!

Our 2,000 UK experts collaborate with top agencies like Zenith, Starcom, and Spark Foundry (..who are ALL award-winning?). Due to our expert talent and leading resources, we excel in media strategy, analytics, data, technology, and performance marketing. As part of Publicis Groupe, we operate in over 100 countries with 23,500+ employees worldwide which also opens the door to phenomenal growth and development opportunities for our talent.

Want to work amongst the best? Then join us and be a part of our success story, you won’t regret it! ?

Job Description

Publicis Media is seeking a dynamic Commerce Strategy Director to lead and transform the commerce strategies for our esteemed UK clients. This is an exciting opportunity for a commerce specialist passionate about turning client ambitions into reality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary face of Publicis Commerce for select clients, leading discussions with passion and enthusiasm.
  • Develop and implement retail strategies to drive client growth.
  • Optimise digital shelf eContent, upskill client stakeholders on key commerce topics, and devise innovative retailer collaboration strategies.
  • Identify business challenges and customer pain points, develop frameworks, and integrate commerce data for strategic decision-making.
  • Advise clients on digital shelf eContent, analytics, retail media, and business capabilities.
  • Support internal upskilling on key topics and emerging trends.
  • Identify gaps in our proposition and work with relevant leads to develop new solutions and commercial models.
  • Foster a collaborative, innovative team culture that encourages continuous learning and improvement.

 

Qualifications

**Who We Are Looking For:**

We seek a methodical and adaptable individual who excels in building relationships and understanding client businesses to support their commerce ambitions. 

  • Deep understanding of the commerce landscape
  • Expertise from demonstrable experience in digital retailing within a retailer, brand, or agency environment.
  • Experience beyond campaign management, including business planning, product portfolio management, and data insights.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

This role offers significant growth opportunities and is at the forefront of industry change. If you are ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of commerce strategy, we would love to hear from you.

Additional Information

In addition to the classics, Pension, Life Assurance, Private Medical and Income Protection Plans we also offer;

  • WORK YOUR WORLD opportunity to work anywhere in the world, where there is a Publicis office, for up to 6 weeks a year.
  • REFLECTION DAYS - Two additional days of paid leave to step away from your usual day-to-day work and create time to focus on your well-being and self-care.
  • HELP@HAND BENEFITS 24/7 helpline to support you on a personal and professional level. Access to remote GPs, mental health support and CBT. Wellbeing content and lifestyle coaching.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES We provide 26 weeks of full pay for the following family milestones: Maternity. Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental Leave.
  • FLEXIBLE WORKING, BANK HOLIDAY SWAP & BIRTHDAY DAY OFF You are entitled to an additional day off for your birthday, from your first day of employment.
  • GREAT LOCAL DISCOUNTS This includes membership discounts with Soho Friends, local restaurants and retailers in Westfield White City and Television Centre.

Full details of our benefits will be shared when you join us!

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with full time employees being office-based three days during the working week. 

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with full time employees being office-based three days during the working week. 

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.

Please make sure you check out the Publicis Career Page which showcases our Inclusive Benefits and our EAG’s (Employee Action Groups).

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