Ebuyer Careers

Careers at Ebuyer

Welcome to Ebuyer

We are located in state of the art facilities in Howden, a small market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Situated 1 mile from Junction 37 off the M62, we are within commuting range for Selby, Doncaster, Hull, York, Leeds and Sheffield. Howden train station is approximately 1 mile from the town square and is served by First TransPennine Express, GNER and Hull Trains ensuring excellent transport links with the rest of the UK.

Recent Developments

Ebuyer has introduced a number of new services, making it easier than ever for customers to make online purchases. Our customers can now order on Saturday and Sunday for Monday deliveries, as well as order up to 11pm for next day deliveries (6pm on a Sunday for Monday delivery).

Keeping Fit

Fancy a body workout to match the brain training involved in being part of Ebuyer? All employees are offered free membership to the company’s onsite gym and fitness centre. Containing up-to-date cardio and weights equipment, the gym has extended evening and weekend opening times meaning employees can benefit from personal fitness during or after office hours.

Ebuyer Canteen

The Ebuyer canteen offers a wide selection of hot and cold food, snacks and drinks to all Ebuyer staff including meal of the day ‘specials’. Open throughout your working day, the Ebuyer staff canteen caters to all your lunchtime and break needs.

If you wish to be part of a successful team and have the opportunity to progress in a rewarding environment please refer to our job vacancies listed below. To apply for any of these positions please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com, stating which position you are applying for.

Please note: Ebuyer do not accept introductions/CVs from headhunters, agencies or suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement. Therefore, any CV received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and the company will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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Current Vacancies

Position: Junior Features Editor

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £15k - £20k

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Brand and Customer Experience

Job Summary

Producing content for the Ebuyer blog, including researching and writing entertaining articles on consumer and business technology products as well as wider ranging articles to engage reader and consumers.

Responsibilities

  • Writing articles for the blog, covering topics such as how to use guides, new product releases, buyer and supplier briefs, industry news
  • Monitor technology news and writing reactive stories/articles
  • Feature writing, product promotion, how to use guides
  • Keeping up to date with the latest trends and latest technology developments to ensure all content is relevant to consumers
  • Carry out research for features and infographics
  • Work with external 3rd parties to generate mutually beneficial content, saleable articles and blog space

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent writing skills, with a proven ability to produce accurate copy that is lively, accessible and enjoyable to read
  • To be well organised, ambitious, creative and hard working
  • To demonstrate a passion for the subject matter and vision of the website and its associated products
  • To possess superb research skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • To have proven experience in writing accurate and entertaining copy for various sections of magazines and/or websites
  • English A-Level or equivalent essential, journalism or technology related degree an advantage.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to marketingjobs@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Senior PR/Outreach Exec

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £25k - £35k

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Brand and Customer Experience

Job Summary

This role will be responsible for dealing with journalists and third party relevant websites to gain brand exposure for Ebuyer.com. The successful candidate will proactively build relationships with journalists, tech bloggers and tech news sites for regular mentions and links to Ebuyer and partner brands as well as distributing press releases and SEO/PR campaigns

Responsibilities

  • Outreach - contacting and liaising with journalists and third party websites to publish stories relevant to Ebuyer’s position in the market
  • Researching and writing interesting and relevant content which is shared through Ebuyer channels and third party relationships
  • Development, production and distribution of positive PR stories and PR/outreach campaigns for Ebuyer
  • Develop and maintain relationships with journalists to improve PR and link opportunities for Ebuyer

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in tech PR, including working with relevant journalists and other media contacts
  • Working knowledge and experience of PR and content marketing
  • Working with limited budgets – ‘Growth Hacking’

Other

  • Evidence of past campaign delivery
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation and time management
  • Stakeholder management and good communication skills
  • Working as part of a team

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to marketingjobs@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Graphic Designer

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £25k - £30k

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Brand and Customer Experience

Job Summary

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for producing creative campaign artwork for a range of online and offline marketing material including, infographics, events graphics, emails, internal newsletters, and other marketing campaigns and brand development.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a creative, fast turnaround environment, ideally from an agency or in-house creative team or content marketing team
  • Competence in Adobe Creative Suite CS4 and above In particular: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Able to showcase an exceptional portfolio of past creative work

Other

  • Some HTML skills to build email templates would also be a big help, but can be learned on the job if your portfolio blows us away.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and limited budgets
  • Working to brand guidelines
  • Organised with a keen eye for detail

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to marketingjobs@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Searchandiser / Online merchandiser

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £15k - £25k

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Brand and Customer Experience

Job Summary

This role will be responsible for optimising onsite search through analysis of search terms and most relevant landing pages, working collaboratively with marketing and buying teams to deliver the optimum search experience. Additionally, this role will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: product catalog management, online administrative tasks and promotional management.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of optimising online search results on ecommerce sites
  • Working knowledge of SEO and onsite search, including an understanding of customer behavior
  • Working with Google Analytics (or similar) to understand search behavior and drive improvements

Other

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Keen eye for detail

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to marketingjobs@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Copywriter

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £16k - £20k

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Brand and Customer Experience

Job Summary

The Copywriter will be responsible for copywriting for internal and external campaigns and product information across all Ebuyer channels, ensuring all content is written to maximize sales and customer engagement opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of SEO friendly copy for landing pages and products, and continuous improvement of existing copy
  • Writing unique product descriptions
  • Writing customer communications
  • Work with features editor to deliver compelling content for ebuyer blog and SEO

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of copywriting for SEO and social media
  • Highly creative with excellent written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and grammar
  • Interested in technology, e-commerce, and popular culture
  • Organisation and time management
  • Stakeholder management

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to marketingjobs@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Imports Assistant
Full time position

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Imports Manager/ Product Development Manager

Job Summary

To achieve the department objectives in line with the corporate strategy and vision for which the job holder is directly responsible, and continuously improve performance.

The role of the Imports Assistant is to effectively manage and maintain invoices, purchase orders and other relevant documentation for Ebuyer’s Imports department. In addition to this you will play a large part in the development of new own brand products by liaising with the product management team and marketing team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all relevant spreadsheets are maintained and kept up-to-date with order and delivery dates.
  • Create and manage POs and invoices.
  • Liaise with Ebuyer’s internal accounts department, freight companies and China-based manufacturers on a regular basis via e-mail, telephone and fax.
  • Work closely with our chosen freight forwarder to clear goods through customs, authorize invoices and answer any queries.
  • Work closely with the product management team and marketing team to develop new products in line with our current own brand development plans.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.

Technical

  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions.
  • The ability to communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management, in order to effectively coordinate groups and individuals.
  • Results oriented.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • "Can Do" attitude.

Credentials and Experience

  • Any previous administration experience is valued.
  • Experience in own brand development would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in the process of importing from the Far East would be highly valued.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Sarah Major (sarah.major@ebuyer.com) stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Business Support Assistant
Full time position

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £17,000 basic (+ up to £500 per quater bonus)

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Business Support Manager

Job Summary

The role of the Business Support Assistant is a front line support role to Ebuyer Business’ pool of customer accounts. Ranging from SMB to public sector & corporate accounts, effective communication with these customers is essential to maintain and increase their level of business spend with Ebuyer. The role requires the ability to work as part of a team & at times under your own initiative to support the internal and external sales force, by way of undertaking their administrative tasks in order to indirectly contribute to the monthly sales targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processing of business account applications, and the subsequent profiling of the applying customers
  • Providing support for the sales executives including, returns processing, bid desk quoting, order flow, and other general administrative tasks
  • Providing the highest level of support for customer leads within the SLA, including directing appropriate leads to the sales teams
  • Take ownership of customer queries and complaints and see them to resolution by contacting internal departments, couriers and suppliers
  • Undertake basic product training in order to offer relevant advice to business customers
  • Processing of large orders including liaison with the warehouse & external couriers
  • Maintain key relationships with internal departments, plus external contacts at distribution, transport couriers and suppliers
  • Additional Ad Hoc activities requested by the Support or Sales manager
  • Project a positive image of Ebuyer and the business department at all times.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role

Technical

  • The ability to type and word-process various documents and electronic information.
  • The adeptness to manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions.
  • The ability to communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • Good time management.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Resilient and flexible team skills.
  • Results oriented.

Credentials and Experience

  • Maths and English GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent.
  • A degree of IT knowledge is desirable for the position

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Customer Support Advisor

Hours: 40 hours per week - Monday - Friday

Salary: £13,500 per annum (£14,000 after probation)

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Customer Operations

Job Summary

The role of the Customer Support Advisor is to provide excellent customer support via phone, e-mail, letter and the internal electronic system. Liaising with internal departments, couriers and suppliers is crucial in order to solve customer queries, requiring a high level of communication. The main objective of those in the position is to achieve a response time of 24 - 48 hours to all correspondence and complaints, in order to maintain effective customer support and a satisfied consumer market. Personal and group objectives include meeting STATS that have been set by the Customer Support Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide the highest level of Customer Support via phone, e-mail, letter and the internal electronic system.
  • Answer customer calls within the SLA.
  • Respond to all customer correspondence within the SLA.
  • Take steps to resolve customer queries and complaints by contacting internal departments as well as couriers and suppliers.
  • Deal with complaint emails and letters.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.
  • Maintain a consistent and professional attitude.
  • Take on additional duties when required by your Manager if possible.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.

Technical

  • The ability to type and word-process various documents and electronic information.
  • Communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.
  • Operate and record call type sheets.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • The ability to deal with complaints in a patient and professional manner.
  • The ability to work well in a team to meet common goals and objectives.
  • Prioritisation of workload to ensure a satisfied market.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • "Can Do" attitude.

Credentials and Experience

Any previous experience is valued.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Position: Business to Business Sales Executive
Full time position

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £17,500 basic (£30,000 OTE)

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Business to Business Sales Manager

Job Summary

To achieve the department objectives in line with the corporate strategy and vision for which the job-holder is directly responsible, and continuously improve performance.

The role of the B2B Sales Executive is to prospect and develop new and existing opportunities via outbound telesales activity, by targeting small, medium and large business customers. This can be accomplished through the use of outbound calls in order to build relationships with potential customers, securing their interest in the products Ebuyer has to offer and closing deals to produce revenue and profit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make outbound calls at a level agreed with the Sales Team Leader and/or Sales Manager.
  • Meet talk time levels as agreed with the Sales Team Leader and/or Sales Manager.
  • Offer quotations to potential business customers.
  • Maintain cooperative and productive inter-departmental relationships and procedures in order to deliver exceptional customer services at all times.
  • Identify and close opportunities for value added services sales e.g. configuration, installation and leasing.
  • Liaise with suppliers for product information and E.T.A.s.
  • Offer technical support for IT products whenever possible.
  • Take personal responsibility for and actively engage in product, system and skills training and development.
  • Take responsibility for determining and satisfying the needs of accounts, ensuring client satisfaction as the basis for further business.
  • Produce revenue and profit in line with company and individual targets.
  • Encourage clients to visit and use the website.
  • Order input to the Ebuyer sales order processing system within Ebuyer policy and procedure.
  • Project a positive image of Ebuyer and the department at all times.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.

Technical

  • The ability to type and word-process various documents and electronic information.
  • The adeptness to manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions.
  • The ability to communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • Good time management.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Resilient and flexible team skills.
  • Results oriented.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • "Can Do" attitude.

Credentials and Experience

  • Maths and English GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent.
  • Experience in a sales team or similar environment is desirable for the position.
  • Knowledge of reseller market and competitors is valued.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

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