Director of E-Commerce

Marketing Glenview, Illinois


Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Director of Merchandising.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Director of Merchandising to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include:

  • Managing the user experience of the website including site navigation, content development, checkout and promotional campaigns
  • Growing our web business nationally
  • Involved in making merchandising, website & marketing improvements
  • Developing and overseeing the effective planning, QA and execution of content across the website
  • Proven leadership of large e-commerce merchandising projects  
  • Provide expertise on current e-commerce industry best practices.
  • Participate in all projects involving e-commerce
  • Identify new areas of opportunity beyond current organizational thinking to grow business
  • Manage site search engine
  • SEO Optimization
  • Responsible for developing and executing website merchandising and customer experience
  • Monitoring and analyzing sales and key metrics to identify business successes
  • Needs to lead a cohesive, well functioning group
  • Managing a growing team

 Job Requirements:

  • Team oriented
  • Key areas of expertise include: managing, marketing, merchandising, high transactions & profitability
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven history of experience in e-commerce
  • Need to be flexible with hours

 We offer our team members:

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts