01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

ECommerce Manager

One of the country’s largest motor trade organisations, Hippo Motor Group, is currently recruiting for an experienced Ecommerce Manager to work closely with the Head of Marketing and the marketing team. We are a trailblazing, award-winning company, operating in the thriving automotive business community of Lancashire.


The successful candidate will be responsible for devising and delivering the ecommerce strategy for a rapidly growing business using a combination of agency and in-house resources. This role initially involves management of three full time members of staff however this number is set to grow in the near future based on the recommendations of the ecommerce manager.

You will get credit for your results in a monthly performance-based bonus.


35000-45000 plus Bonus
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference

What we’ll need you to do:

  • Manage five websites for Hippo Motor Group.
  • Responsible for a team of three.
  • Oversee the visual merchandising of the website.
  • Design and implement the trading and promotional calendar.
  • Create CRO and UX roadmap with the assistance of specialist agencies.
  • Report on website and commercial metrics.
  • Drive the business to deliver on annual conversion rate, lead generation, and revenue targets and other KPIs.
  • Visual merchandising to present the correct deals to the correct customers.
  • Monitor product performance to ensure product category and search pages are optimised.
  • Support the Buying and New Car team in the product and deal strategy.
  • Ensure that the website is kept up to date with seasonally relevant product, banner, product and content.
  • Manage the production of copy, photography and video for the websites and social platforms.
  • Responsible for social engagement and reach.
  • Develop and implement cross-selling strategies to increase site revenue.

You’ll be an ideal fit if you…

  • Are passionate about ecommerce and omnichannel commerce
  • Enjoy taking a hands-on role in the management of a business
  • Take a data driven approach to your work
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Are good at both project management and time management
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment where managing multiple projects to ambitious deadlines is the norm
  • Love being part of a team and an organisation where collaboration is given and expected
  • Sweat the small stuff – excellent attention to detail is a must
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleagues and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years plus £100 Meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats


About Us

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 800 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below.  Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.