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Head of Martech - Marketing Technology

Location: 

London, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Digital & Technology

Head of Martech

Corby/ London

Electrocomponents’s vision is to create a £1BN+ digital business at the heart of the group. The digital purpose is to digitally transform our business to provide an unrivalled, outstanding, digital experience for our customers and suppliers. We are committed to making the entire buying cycle easy and rewarding, including upfront research, finding and buying products and after-sales care, so that we unlock their full potential. This is a key enabler to deliver the value propositions of both the Electronics and Industrial division

The Head of MarTech is a critical role in delivering the vision, the purpose, and digital targets.

The role will develop and embed new capabilities to deliver an outstanding presence in the marketplace to deliver sales and profit growth. This is the team that glues our Martech tools together in one place to deliver on the group’s marketing and commercial vision.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for making decisions on new technology assessments, adoption, and investment decisions to drive outstanding marketing technology capabilities
  • Accountable for leading development budget to improve return on investment from financial, capability development and learning point of view
  • Accountable for working with Finance to develop critical metric model for new technology adoption and sharing progress
  • Working with Head of Digital Paid Media & Head of Affiliates to develop the strategic direction of Performance Marketing using technology and data trends
  • Working with Heads of Product (Search, Sales, Service & APIs) as well as the Head of Behavioural Ops to support the technical direction of website, CMS & Personalisation and key Marketing leads. Developing with them the strategic direction of email & audience planning, supported by technology and data trends
  • Responsible for leading 3rd party relationships and new vendor on boarding
  • Accountable for developing closer data development and collaboration between Analytics, Data, Legal Marketing Ops and Performance Marketing.
  • Responsible for evangelising within the business and produce business cases & educational material wherever appropriate

 

What you will need to be successful in this role:

 

Essential:

  • People management – strong people management with demonstrable experience of leading and developing a high performing team
  • Vendor solutions & categories – deep understanding of new marketing and advertising technology with experience of web analytics and digital advertising tools, with platforms such as the Adobe Experience Platform and Google Marketing Platform
  • Project management – experience of working in a matrix company and ability to work across many work streams and partners with proven track record to influence and negotiate with senior and C-level stakeholders
  • Platform integration – Experience of stitching and running a marketing stack
  • Data privacy – Solid understanding and application of GDPR and cookie consent law within marketing
  • Budget management – Strong budget and financial control skills

Strong leadership drives tangible benefits for our business and is core to our success. Our Amazing Leaders are required to show their passion for our people, customers and suppliers. They must act with humility to create an environment where our colleagues can make amazing happen and they will demonstrate trust by leading by example by taking accountability and ownership.

 

Desirable:

  • Vendor solutions & categories – experience with marketing automation, CRM, tag management and CDPs
  • Analytics & data management – sophisticated Excel skills, business intelligence tools and advanced web analytics level
  • Coding languages – familiarity with some coding languages and understanding how they can help solve business problems

 

The good stuff

A global organisation of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a dynamic global business:

  • Car allowance/ company car
  • Up to 15% Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • 27 days holiday (with the option to purchase a further week)
  • EAP Programme
  • Virtual GP access
  • Discounted stock options
  • Generous contributory Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Life assurance
  • Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive. This role is classified as a hybrid role, which means we are happy for you to work remotely but meet the team and other partners for future meetings or workshops.

 

We are RS

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. We believe that a genuinely diverse and representative workforce is critical for success, and we aim to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed. If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.

We recognise that we’re not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet. However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937, and we’ve kept redefining for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back! We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us

 

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