E-Commerce Technology Manager (Bath) 1266

Play Sports Network - the technology company that manages Global Cycle Network, Global Mountain Bike Network, Global Triathlon Network - is hiring an E-Commerce Technology Manager to lead the development of the software that powers its shop, subscriptions and events solutions.

This is a unique opportunity to combine your passion for cycling with your ability to deliver the very best from modern e-commerce technology.

This newly created position is about guiding the scoping, development, implementation and scaling of exciting software solutions that our global fans and subscribers will love. These are important experiences and touch points, valuable for understanding and enabling new ways people can consume and indulge their passion for cycling.

Leading a small development team and - working closely with our CTO, product owners, project manager, marketing team and industry experts - we'll welcome your vision, guidance and pragmatic approach. We'll provide the backing, resources and support that enable you to deliver the solutions of your dreams.

Initial deliverables

  • New subscription platform and services
  • Overseeing upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2
  • Digital solutions that drive and enable GCN events, training camps and cycling festivals
  • < your idea here >

We're looking for

  • Someone positive, pragmatic and easy to get on with
  • An understanding of cycling - as an enthusiast or from the sport/industry; or you bring transferable abilities having implemented e-commerce offerings for another sport or active pursuit
  • Proven abilities guiding the development and delivery of effective B2C e-commerce technology
  • Ability to lead and challenge software developers
  • Ability to maintain a clear picture of relevant and emerging technologies
  • Ability to travel occasionally, usually with plenty of notice
  • Considering technical e-commerce or product management jobs in Bath such as: E-Commerce Technology Manager | E-Commerce Systems Manager | Software Development Team Leader  | Software Development Manager etc.

Salary and benefits

  • £ negotiable - we're keeping an open mind
  • Discretionary relocation assistance
  • Ongoing professional development e.g. development or product management training
  • Flexible working practices - including partially remote working - tell us what you need | recently refurbished city centre office | MacBook Pro and dual monitors | generous holidays | company pension scheme | good coffee machine | bike parking | really good showers | free fruit and jelly sweets | relaxed office environment

About us

Play Sports Group (PSG) is the world’s leading digital sports media company focused on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market, with 45m monthly video views from audiences across its eight channels that include Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with the first two of a growing number of non-English language channels, GCN en Español and GCN Italia. Headquartered in Bath with 150 employees, PSG also includes the award-winning cycling media agency, SHIFT Active Media who work with some of the biggest, most high-profile brands in the cycling world. PSG recently secured further investment from Discovery Inc, the global media group behind brands including the Discovery Channel and Eurosport. This investment, which resulted in Discovery taking a controlling stake in PSG, will fund the continued development of the Group.

Location: central Bath - 15 minutes walk from Bath Spa station

Please be in touch with Andrew at techfolk, our recruitment partner, to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello@techfolk.co.uk | @we_are_techfolk

RECRUITERS: GCN / PSG has selected techfolk as our exclusive recruitment partner for this position and cold calling is not welcomed.