E-Commerce and Digital Marketing - Speculative

  • Uxbridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

One of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2018 global net sales of US $15.7 billion.

We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with us means joining a company that makes a difference for others. There is tremendous opportunity here for people who want to advance the industry, through innovation and nourish the world with quality.

Job Description

The eCommerce and Digital team has become strategically important as a building block of  differential growth for the Northern Europe cluster.

You would be part of a fast paced, high energy team responsible for delivering the company sales, share and profit growth ambitions through eCommerce.

The team is set up to drive growth through a focus on 4 key areas:

-eCommerce Account Management

-Channel Strategy

-Digital Shelf Capability

-Digital Media, Marketing and Search

The roles within this team are central to the General Mills omni-channel approach and as such have daily interaction across all functions and brands in the business.  Applicants will need to demonstrate success in working as part of a cross-functional team. The person will also have demonstrated capacity to be comfortable with uncertainty, have a customer centric approach, a very strong entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion and energy for all things digital.


The Person

Skills & Qualifications

Qualifications / Work Experience / Technical Skills

Degree calibre

Experience working within e-commerce FMCG, agency, or retail desirable

Commercial experience in FMCG retail environment (Account Management or Buying)

Experience in agency side Digital Marketing and SEO campaign strategy, planning, and execution

Experience in working cross-functionally (especially Marketing, sales and supply chain)

Essential experience in Data / Analytics handling, interpretations 

Intermediate + Excel

Exposure or understanding of consumer and  Shopper marketing.

In touch with Digital developments and e-commerce

Passion for developing brands in fast growing environment

Personal Attributes

Entrepreneurship spirit and agility

Comfortable with uncertainty

Collaborates across boundaries (ability to look at the business end to end rather than functionally)

Good relationship builder

Digitally savvy

Leadership (capacity to enable and empower the whole organization)

Resilience, drive & track record of delivering outstanding results

Approach work in a planned and prioritized manner

Listens, understands & responds to customers’ needs

Open and responsive to challenge

Passion & enthusiasm for brands

Entrepreneurial flair



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