Whilst still a relatively new area of development in many businesses, e-commerce has become a
key area of focus for the majority of retailers. With commercial e-commerce professionals hard
to identify and even harder to attract, the need to work with a knowledgeable and specialist
search firm is more essential than ever.
Gamble & Yeates work across the complete commercial spectrum of e-commerce, from online
marketing specialists and CRM experts to E-Commerce Directors within both the multi-channel
and pure-play sectors.
Buying and Merchandising
Having worked with some of the UK's finest retailers to attract senior high calibre professionals
to their commercial teams, Gamble & Yeates are experts at scanning the market for the qualities
most important to our clients’ businesses. In our selection we assess the candidates' creative and
analytical abilities as well as their capacity to lead and inspire those around them.
We have a track record of success in a variety of sectors including Fashion, Home, DIY,
Electricals and Luxury from category head positions through to Commercial Director roles.
We work with some of the best commercial creatives in the retail arena and enjoy the challenges
this brings. Our clients and candidates need to be able to see clear synergy between their marketing
goals and vision in order to form great working relationships and create industry leading
Many companies are striving for multi-channel excellence encompassing a clear proposition and
brand consistency, and demand for talented multi-channel marketers has risen as a result. These
individuals need to be pro-actively headhunted. Gamble & Yeates have a strong track record of
attracting and recruiting these individuals for our clients.
Whether your business is selling trend-led womenswear or luxury skincare products, it is
essential that you have the most qualified and motivated senior management representing the
brand within the market.
With concession space at a premium and sell-through harder than ever to achieve, the pressure
is on to have the best business heads working for you - not your competitors. Having
headhunted across the board for Brand Managers, Brand Directors and Sales Directors, Gamble
& Yeates understand that only through questioning, qualifying and reference checking can the
true value and impact of a sales professional be evaluated.
Gamble & Yeates have a wealth of experience in this area. We look for senior executives
who have a passion for retail, and can demonstrate a range of abilities including proven success
in previous operational positions, commercial expertise, leadership and influencing skills at all
levels, with special focus on their goals, aspirations, and cultural fit.
We have completed assignments within the operations field for positions such as Regional
Director, Head of Retail, Operations Director and Managing Director.
In challenging trading conditions, organisations are regularly turning to the supply chain
network in order to drive down costs. We work specifically within the Consumer sector to search
for experienced and strategic supply chain professionals in the following areas:
- Primary and secondary distribution
- Inventory management
- Home delivery
Research Projects for Our Clients
Gamble & Yeates can also undertake confidential market mapping/research projects on your
Examples of previous projects include:
- Organisation charts of your competitors or selected companies
- Salary/benefits benchmarking surveys
- Feedback and measurable data on your employer branding within the marketplace