Bimbo Canada (formerly Canada Bread Company, Limited) is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Vachon®, Hostess®, Sara Lee® and Takis®. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada. It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns and rolls, and snack cakes.
Our priorities and capabilities will guide us towards 2022 transformation:
Revolutionizing value generation with Full Potential
Reshaping the future of Digital Transformation
Renewing awareness with Sustainability
Redefining ways of working with and Agile Mindset
POSITION SUMMARY: This is a transformation role and a priority to achieve sustainable long-term growth. We are looking for an eCommerce Manager, reporting into the Director of eCommerce and Digital and has one direct report. This position is responsible for eCommerce growth and leads Digital Content and Retailer Media Execution for Key Pure Play and OMNI Retailers. This individual will directly manage and work with Content & Retailer Media groups and agency partners to ensure flawless execution and innovation within the field of Content. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sales and Business Management:
Responsible for delivering annual sales and profit targets and building annual plans
Develop and manage the Budget and P&L for all E-commerce operations, marketing and sales. Present performance, KPIs, and future sales and marketing plans regularly to top management.
Prepare, analyze and develop metrics / scorecards to communicate results of eCommerce initiatives
Champion eCommerce content assets for use in product carousels and advanced below the fold/brand hub content areas of eRetailer websites, consulting with cross functions - Marketing, Shopper Marketing & Sales.
Ensure flawless execution of eRetailer SEO strategies including copy optimization, Taxonomy/Tagging, Grouping Strategy, Title Variation Strategy, etc.
Manage content across priority eRetailers, ensuring recency, relevancy, and accuracy, including completing new item uploads, content updates and other maintenance related requests.
Facilitate initiatives to generate Ratings & Reviews on eRetailer websites
Work closely with eRetailers to develop retailer media strategies driving ROAS (Return on Ad Spend) and incremental eCommerce volume.
Build eCommerce paid search strategy to drive eCommerce share growth and basket penetration.
Direct 2 Consumer (D2C):
Define a scalable strategy for D2C model to test and expand.
Monitor and enhance online sales activity
Drive Performance marketing initiatives in collaboration with agency partners to drive D2C growth.
Collaboration and Partnership:
Drive collaboration with cross-functional teams including eCommerce Sales, Media & Integrated Marketing, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing to insure alignment with content needs and plans
Plan and conduct eCommerce business review meetings with customer’s
Provide thought leadership and help educate the company to raise the overall eCommerce/Digital IQ
Be a “go-to” person with the ability to work across the organization as well as setting direction/expectations with stakeholders on eCommerce programs
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree or higher
CPG Experience preferred
eCommerce experience required in addition to familiarity with eRetailer platforms.
PREFFERED HIRING CRITERIA:
Entrepreneurial spirit with an experimentation mentality
Superior project management and multi-tasking skill set
Strong business acumen with excellent financial, analytical, logical & quantitative skills
Demonstrates strong thought leadership and problem-solving abilities
Strong leadership and ability to build cross-functional and cross-regional teams to achieve shared goals (often including sales, manufacturing, product development, purchasing, distribution & finance)
Strong presentation & communication skills, both verbal & written
Must be proactive and performance driven, be able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment