ECommerce & Sales Executive
(German Speaker)

Job Description
To manage the E-commerce operations for the VisitBritain online shops in order to maximise commercial performance whilst providing the best customer experience at all stages of the customer journey.

Some highlights of what the job entails
Customer Service:
Dealing promptly and professionally with customer enquiries whilst always keeping the focus on upselling and cross selling where potential has been identified to increase shop revenue. Responding to customer feedback and engaging with customers creating an individual, positive experience for every traveller.

Operational Processes:
Following set policies and procedures to undertake required checks to identify technical issues on the platform, as well as identifying potential fraud on a daily basis. Feeding back on customer queries about what changes to the platform or other operational processes may be required to improve the business overall.

Shop Management:
Re-configuring shop homepages across all shops, translating and updating shop content and manage shop categories using the content management system. Working with the eCommerce Managers on the development, integration and delivery of new business and promotional ventures. Monitoring Google Analytics to better understand shops and understanding of analysing commercial data to produce reports. Executing merchandising actions as required and customising the site to always updated and displaying relevant content for the customer.

Performing daily product updates, translating new products and updating the “Special Offers” page. Working with the eCommerce Manager to deliver Merchandising and Affiliates strategies.

Team Projects:
To reliably deliver team projects to a high standard as well as against set deadlines (e.g. Site Audit,, etc.) Contribute to the work of the team as required, including data entry and checking, problem solving, producing reports and presentations, etc.

Team Work:
To share best practice ideas with your line manager relating to internal processes and ways of working with the objective of optimising and streamlining processes where possible. To share insights gained in customer service, internal procedures, as well as market insights with Management to allow continuous improvement of the business. To share knowledge and best practice from external networking events with your team and the wider organisation

Support Areas:
Supporting the team with financial and operational processes. Contributing to the work of the team, including data entry and checking, problem solving and delivering quality concise work on time.

Person Requirements
* Open to graduates
* Open to applicants from all degree disciplines

* Excellent fluency in written and spoken English and German is essential
* Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise
* Excellent Microsoft Office proficiency
* CMS experience desirable
* Willingness to learn new skills
* Customer service experience and the ability to deal with difficult customers
* Knowledge of e-commerce desirable
* Knowledge of tourism in Britain desirable
* B2B competency in German advantageous
* Previous experience of writing and translating content highly desirable

* Ability to take the initiative
* Team player with a sense of team spirit
* Ability to build external and internal relationships and partnerships
* Exhibits professionalism
* Ability to plan and prioritise with patience
* Understanding of different cultures in the work environment
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver to deadlines
* Takes responsibility for solving problems
* Emotionally intelligent
* Prepared to challenge and be challenged
* Accountable and responsible
* Communicates effectively and openly
* Listens and hears accurately
* Continually looks for efficiency gains, shares best practice and suggests process improvements

Quick Info
Type: Graduate Role – ** This role will start off on a contract then move onto a Permanent Position.
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: DOE
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: Full time (Mon – Fri)

VisitBritain is the national tourism agency, a non departmental public body, funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, responsible for promoting Britain worldwide and developing its visitor economy. Their mission is to grow the value of inbound tourism to Britain, working with a wide range of partners in both the UK and overseas. Through their global reach, they aim to increase visitor spend to all parts of Britain and improve Britain’s ranking in the eyes of international visitors.

Application Process
Apply by sending in your up-to-date CV and cover letter highlighting relevant qualifications/experiences required for the role.

** We advise you to apply early