Web Manager

Location: Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
Date Posted: 13-12-2018
 Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments, which are used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto equips adventurers to conquer new territory. Suunto’s headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Peak Performance, Precor, and Mavic.  
We are looking for a visionary and agile growth hacker, 

Web Manager

to join our Marketing team in Vantaa.

As a Web Manager, you will be primarily responsible for Suunto.com strategy and operations and you set vision for building Suunto brand via website presence as well as driving profitable eCommerce growth. Your role involves translating Suunto.com strategy into development activities and operational excellence to deliver against key performance measures. If you think that you could be the Web Manager that we are looking for, keep on reading and apply! We will proceed quickly with this recruitment, so submit your application as soon as possible.

Responsibility areas

In this position, your overall focus is on leading, designing and executing the suunto.com development roadmap and ensuring the Suunto brand is presented online in a way that will drive brand curiosity, relevance, and consideration. You also drive profitable eCom growth optimizing the consumer experience to maximize conversion. And you align operations to the Suunto commercial calendar in conjunction with key stakeholders. On top, you would also be responsible for functionally leading and coaching the Suunto.com team into being an Amer Sports benchmark team.

Key activities for the role are:
  • Optimizes suunto.com operational set-up, processes, tools, tactics and resources. Responsible for daily leadership of the Suunto.com team, budget and key administrative tasks.
  • Ensures the monitoring and evaluation of the external environment & competitive position of Suunto.com happens in best possible way.
  • Owns the best practice Suunto.com development framework aligned with the Amer Sports Center of Excellence KBD’s.
  • Provides strategic guidance and support for key stakeholders (HQ and Go-To-Market Marketing and Sales teams, Customer Support, Amer Sports CoE, etc.).
  • Develops guidelines and provides on-going consultation for GTM Marketing and Sales teams to maximize their local sales and execute best practices with their local online retailers.
  • Oversees the suunto.com development roadmap communications with key stakeholders, e.g. Suunto.com Steering Group, Amer Sports CoE, E-commerce team, Suunto Consumer Care, external partners.
  • Oversees the delivery of developments for Suunto.com including business modeling, user research, requirements definition, user experience design and support.
  • Oversees defining, monitoring and analyzing the Suunto.com goals and KPI’s.
In this role your main internal interfaces would be the headquarter Marketing teams, Suunto E-commerce team, Go-To-Market Marketing teams, Consumer Care organization, headquarter finance team and Amer Sports Center of Excellence. External interfaces would be partners (e.g. tools, metrics), agencies (e.g. SEO, development) and of course, our consumers.

What we expect from the candidate

You have passion for developing and delivering the world-class award-winning B2C websites. You have a strong strategic and operational experience in online development, incl. website planning, design, content, tech and e-commerce. You have enough relevant work experience, ideally managing projects that span multiple countries and you have hands-on experience around the core activities of website management, incl. consumer insights, publishing, analytics, user engagement, UX development, monitoring and technical development. You possess strong team leadership and people influencing skills, with work experience in an international matrix organization a plus. Fluent English and Finnish are needed to perform the role.  You have the ability think of the bigger picture yet also pay attention to detail. You have a positive growth mind-set towards your work and people around you, yet are not afraid of driving change to make things more efficient.
Suunto offers an excellent working environment as one of Finland’s most desired employers. Suunto strives to create a workplace with an atmosphere characterized by our values – customer first, passion to win, cooperation and accountability.
If you feel there is a match made in online heaven, apply now but no later than 14th of January 2019.

For further information reach out to our consultant Timo Toivanen at Taplow Finland, +358 40 825 6357.
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