In short

On has emerged as the fastest-growing running and sportswear brand globally, and as our team and business continue to expand rapidly, we are seeking a Senior Director - Commercial Ecommerce to support our Digital function, reporting to the Head of Digital. You will oversee our Regional Ecommerce teams across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, and own the commercial strategy on Ecom, ensuring alignment with overall Product and Commercial strategy. This role offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of On's growth, working closely across the Digital team across regions as well as the Commercial organization.

Your Mission

  • Oversee the entire Commercial arm of Ecom, including the three regional ecommerce teams (Americas, EMEA, APAC), as well as the Strategic Planning function, Apparel, and Digital merchandising/assortment strategy
  • Serve as the core interface between Digital & Commercial organization on driving community, channel, distribution & expansion topics through our digital channels
  • Drive DTC Sell-In Strategy with close alignment and partnership with Product Strategy and Merchandising organizations
  • Craft DTC channel and product tiering strategies, across an expanding portfolio of platforms & channels, including own app, .com, social commerce and marketplaces, ensuring an aligned merchandising strategy
  • Drive cross-regional alignment and coordination when it comes to core Digital strategic topics such as digital distribution, marketplace strategy and geo expansion
  • In coordination with the Commercial organization, define global strategy and guardrails on ecom Product lifecycle strategy across regions, including our pricing and promotion strategy
  • Own Apparel from an Ecom Commercial POV, in close collaboration across the central Apparel commercial org, Digital Product and Marketing. Define how apparel shines across the digital journey, influencing deployment of dedicated apparel budget, campaign energy and influence, assortment & merch strategy, and site experience presentation & shoppability.
  • Own global strategy on digital partnerships, from a data share & protection standpoint, and negotiable terms and conditions
  • Serve as the digital voice, consolidating input from regions, in central discussions around GTM and strategy
  • Serve as the Digital stakeholder to central Supply Chain and Operation topics, driving topics such as strategic inventory allocation, driving coordination and alignment across regional ecom teams.
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Your story

  • You have at least 15 years' experience performing E-commerce management roles and have loved every minute of it
  • You bring 10+ years of expertise working in high-growth DTC environments, for global-scale brands, present in EMEA, APAC and Americas markets
  • You are highly experienced at driving high-level decisions across organizations and comfortable acting as a final decision maker. Even in ambiguous situations, you make educated decisions, using data to craft solutions with the biggest possible impact
  • You manage to find the right balance within the polarity of pursuing growth and ensuring durability for long-term stability and success
  • You are able to craft an inspiring vision and strategy, showcasing future possibilities with enthusiasm and energy
  • You thrive when you don’t have all the answers, you work tirelessly and autonomously in order to turn ideas into reality
  • You thrive when faced with autonomy and minimal guidance, and are confident enough to bring your own thoughts to the table
  • You seamlessly move between strategic forward-thinking and tactical implementation - you bring at least 15+ years of experience building E-commerce strategies on a regional or global level
  • Your forte is building lasting relationships and breaking down silos to create impact.
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About the Team

As you might expect from the fastest-growing sportswear brand, the Digital team at On is a unique place to be. This team of entrepreneurs is used to dynamic turnaround times and ambitious targets. From engineers to designers, data scientists and digital marketing specialists across the Globe, they create winning digital products and campaigns that run the length of the purchase funnel. The shared mission? Ignite the human spirit through movement.

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What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

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What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.

Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.

Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone. We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.