Director of Strategy

Posted 12 April 2024
Salary Competitive
Discipline eCommerce
Contact NameNick Castle
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Role: Director of Strategy

Location: Manchester (Hybrid, 2 days a week in office)

Our client is a hyper growth E-commerce retailer brand. They have been going for 15+ years, has a growing customer base (we're talking millions of followers on social media) and has just been recently backed by a global VC firm.

They truly hold the monopoly in their respective domain are looking to grow significantly to become a global brand. For this they have planned significant hires across the next year... The business has a clear two year hiring strategy in place and this role is reporting directly to the two founders.

They are hiring 6 senior hires across IT, people, Ops with this role being the most senior / imperative to their growth trajectory. They are looking for a Strategy Director to spearhead growth from the HQ in Manchester.

They have had some high profile sponsors / and recently interviewed David Beckham.

The role:

  • Strategy Director – reporting directly to the founders

  • Set initiatives execution and process management

  • Huge opportunity to spearhead growth and scale the

  • Oversee all new projects / focal point to facilitate growth


  • 10+ years’ minimum experience in Retail / Ecommerce

  • Experience working as a Strategy Director

  • MBA / equivalent

  • Proven experience in management/building teams

  • Commercial / Customer centric background