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Ecommerce Executive Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

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Example of a Ecommerce Executive Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  •  Lead user research, interviews, and surveys to inform eCommerce strategy.
  •  Identify and solve design problems through user research and testing.
  •  Develop workflows, interaction flows, and information architecture for the eCommerce platform.
  •  Drive process improvement and implement a user-centered approach to eCommerce design.
  • Ensure a consistent and high-quality user experience across the eCommerce platform.
  •  Encourage creativity and idea generation to enhance eCommerce offerings.
  •  Educate team members on eCommerce usability best practices.
  •  Collaborate with stakeholders in an agile environment to execute eCommerce projects effectively.


  • Proficiency in ecommerce platforms like Shopify, Magento, or WooCommerce.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing strategies including SEO, SEM, email, and social media.
  •  Ability to analyze ecommerce data using tools like Google Analytics.
  •  Understanding of UX design principles to enhance the online shopping experience.
  •  Experience in managing product listings, pricing, and inventory levels.
  •  Skills in content creation and management for product descriptions and multimedia.
  •  Familiarity with payment gateways and online payment processing systems.
  • Project management abilities to oversee ecommerce projects from conception to implementation.
  • Sales and negotiation skills for driving growth and managing vendor relationships.
  • Market research expertise to identify opportunities and monitor competitor activity.
  •  Strong communication skills to convey strategies and updates to stakeholders.
  •  Problem-solving capabilities to address technical issues and customer concerns.
  • Leadership experience to motivate ecommerce teams and achieve business objectives.

Nice to Have:

  •  Experience in user research and data analytics to optimize the online shopping experience.
  •  Understanding of business goals and user behavior to align ecommerce strategies.
  • Experience in planning and leading user testing to gather insights and improve website usability.
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills to make minor website adjustments and enhancements.


  • Salary 
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office) 
  • Perks 


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager. 

If you are looking for roles that are more web specific, you can check the Ecommerce Manager Job Description.

If you would like to check 2024 salaries for UX Designers or Graphic Designers, check our Digital-Agency salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

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