Seeking a website manager, early in career (2-4 years of experience), with basic knowledge within the areas of site design / coding, merchandising techniques, and Internet marketing. Ability to learn and apply best practices, and online marketing experience are critical. This opportunity is for a rising star - not suited for a well-established expert . We are a large San Diego-based company, over 75 years in business, with a positive and supportive work environment. You’ll join a small but highly enthused and productive Ecommerce team. Casual attire (no ties required!). Seeking a full-time employee with progressive interests in Ecommerce, creative ideas, great attitude, and willingness to take on new tasks and projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work closely with Ecommerce Director to manage website operations, usability, features, functionality, and display elements.
Define, refine, implement and maintain the eCommerce strategy, standards, best-practices and functionality to create a consistent and exceptional customer experience.
Design, build and optimize web pages and features using a variety of graphics, applications, techniques, and tools.
Manage accuracy, format and structure of site content, images and enhancements. Monitor shopping cart, order processes, and online customer account features.
Provide creative elements for, and participate in, online marketing activities including Link Building, Onsite Search, Search Engine Marketing (PPC), email marketing campaigns, web merchandising, affiliate marketing programs, display advertising and social media, photo gallery and video.
Publication of editorial/interactive online content.
Execute ongoing SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Graphically design and create marketing flyers, collateral materials, ad copies, and campaigns.
Develop and manage site content and functionality, and enhancements to facilitate efficient searches, reinforce a positive brand experience and support effective visual merchandising.
Use A/B testing to understand page value, feature appeal, and promotional effectiveness.
Assist in analyzing needs, functions, and desired features of the company’s website.
Utilize graphic programs such as Adobe CS5, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks and/or other graphics programs.
Apply best practices, industry standards, HTML coding and experience to develop online marketing including landing pages, forms and modules, emails, and ad units.
Brand stewardship, integrate web assets (graphics, text, content, function etc.) to ensure they are consistent with corporate branding, communications, products and services.
Provide web testing and web maintenance, as required.
Implement effective overall site structure and navigation.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic knowledge of site design/coding, merchandising techniques, and Internet marketing.
Online marketing experience critical
Design and graphics skillset using Photoshop or similar design software program
Ecommerce website administration experience
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have full competency with Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of standard, custom HTML and SEO coding.
Photoshop, graphic design, HTML, CSS, FTP, MYSQL, PHP code and SEO skills and experience
Must be very familiar with social networking sites.
PHP programming a plus.
About the Company:
R.W. Smith & Co ., an employee owned company since 1997, was established in San Diego in 1935 as a wholesale food service equipment and supply distributor serving San Diego County. Currently, we have three distinct business lines including:
A full-service turnkey supplier of food service equipment and supplies for independently owned and national chain account food service establishments (e.g., restaurants, casinos, bars, grills, corporate cafeterias, country clubs, hospitals);
A contract design division, with offices in Costa Mesa and Los Angles, that is committed to specifying, designing and/or installing commercial kitchens within the hospitality, education and healthcare industries; and,
A custom design and fabrication division devoted to hot and cold controlled environments (e.g., agricultural/research universities, pharmaceutical firms, the FDA, and crime/law enforcement labs).
Our employee owners have been honored with two national awards – one being a customer choice award chosen by national customers; and, the other picked by our peers for high achievement in the industry. Our growth in ownership builds from each of us throughout the company – partnering for our future.
Our home office is located in north inland San Diego County in the neighborhood of Mira Mesa. We employ a full corporate office including specialists in accounting, credit, purchasing, human resources, information technology, and customer service and inside sales. We have Territory Sales Consultants in Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas with distribution facilities located in San Diego and Dallas.
Our Benefit Package:
Our total compensation package includes market competitive base salaries; bonus programs; and, employee benefits, which are available the first of the month following 3 months of consecutive full-time employment. Our paid time off program includes two weeks’ paid vacation, five days paid sick time and seven paid holidays. Additionally, R.W. Smith & Co. offers medical insurance with prescription drug coverage; voluntary dental, vision and life insurance programs; and 100% employer paid premium for long- term disability coverage. Full time employee are also eligible to participate in the Section 125 pre-tax premium plan, health care/dependent care spending accounts; the Employee Stock Ownership Plan and our 401(k) retirement savings plan.
R.W. Smith & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V.
R.W. Smith & Co. participates in E-Verify , a service of DHS and SSA, where required. See the E-Verify notice in English or Español .
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources .
Only local applicants will be considered for this position. Relocation costs are not covered by R.W. Smith & Co. Employment with R.W. Smith & Co. may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and a background investigation. We provide a smoke-free and drug-free work environment. Third-party recruiters and agencies without a current signed contract should not respond to this posting .
R.W. Smith & Co - 16 months ago