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Ecommerce & Retail Recruitment Agency – Nigel Wright Group

Leading UK recruitment agency for retail and ecommerce

Nigel Wright Group is a retail and ecommerce recruitment agency with over 30 years’ experience working alongside high street and online retailers, as well consumer brands and manufacturers, to build specialist teams. We offer our expertise to organisations supporting the ecommerce and retail sector too, including providers of supply chain, manufacturing, IT, finance, HR, sales, and marketing services.

Our proposition is focused on senior-level talent acquisition, including temporary and permanent roles at store management level, as well as other head office manager roles and director positions. Whether you’re seeking customer service and retail sales capability, or specific sector experience such as within the luxury fashion industry, our specialist recruiters can offer advice and guidance that goes beyond a typical recruitment process.

Our retail and ecommerce track record includes concluding successful assignments within the following sectors:

As Europe’s number one consumer and FMCG recruitment agency, we’re proud to support clients and candidates working in this fast-paced and constantly evolving business area. Please use the link below to get in touch with a member of our team.

Our track record as an ecommerce and retail recruitment agency

During the last 10 years, our ecommerce and retail recruitment team have made over 800 placements in critical roles across the UK. The following are indicative of relevant positions we have recruited within the broad retail and ecommerce area.

Director and board-level appointments

  • Amara Living – Chief Customer Officer
  • Bensons for Beds – Chief Operating Officer
  • Bettys & Taylors Group – Operations Director, Bettys
  • Blaze Wear – Managing Director
  • Brown-Forman – Director, Travel Retail EMEA
  • Bristan – Retail Sales Director
  • Carlsberg – Business Unit Director, Tesco
  • ColArt – Global Retail Director
  • Denby Pottery – Retail Director
  • END. – Finance Director
  • Fenwick – Finance Director
  • Fenwick – Group IT Director
  • Fine + Rare Wines – Supply Chain Director
  • JT Atkinson – Ecommerce Director
  • Mayborn – Global E-Commerce Director
  • Skechers – International Human Resources Director
  • Ultralight Outdoor Gear – Chief Operating Officer
  • Upfield Foods – Interim Account Director, Asda
  • Upfield Foods – Interim Account Director, Tesco
  • Wave Direct – Ecommerce Director
  • Whirlpool – Business Unit Director, Retail
  • Yankee Candle – Operations Director
  • Yankee Candle – Commercial Director
  • Yankee Candle – Category Director
  • Yankee Candle – Product Development Director

Senior management appointments

  • Amazon – Kindle Senior Product Manager
  • Barbour – Interim Global Ecommerce Manager
  • Barker & Stonehouse – Chief Accountant
  • Barker & Stonehouse – HR Manager
  • Bazaar Group – Ecommerce Manager
  • Berghaus – Buying and Merchandising Manager
  • Boots – Regional Country Manager
  • Boots – Brand General Manager, No.7
  • Boots – Senior Global Category Portfolio Manager
  • Bostik – Sales Manager, Retail
  • Bounty – Online Marketing Manager
  • ColArt – Head of Ecommerce
  • Co-op – Chief Accountant
  • Coty – Head of Visual Merchandising
  • Coty – Global In-Store Excellence Manager
  • eos – Head of Digital
  • Greggs – Interim Head of L&D
  • Greggs – Group Engineering Manager
  • Greggs – Logistics Manager
  • Iceland – Engineering Manager
  • JD Sports – UK Finance Manager
  • Lakes Distillery – Digital Marketing Manager
  • Krispy Kreme – Head of Marketing
  • Krispy Kreme – Head of Logistics
  • Krispy Kreme – General Manager, Nottingham
  • Morrisons – Head of Store Locations
  • Morrisons – NPD Manager
  • Morrisons – Licensing Manager
  • Newcastle International Airport – Retail Manager
  • Pink Boutique – Ecommerce Manager
  • Sainsbury – Product Safety Manager
  • ScS – Head of Acquisition
  • ScS – Head of Ecommerce
  • Silentnight Beds – Digital Marketing Manager
  • Skechers – Regional Sales Manager, UK Retail
  • Speedo – Head of Multi-Channel Retail
  • Starbucks – Regional Development Manager
  • Tombola – Head of Operations
  • Tharsus – Head of Ocado
  • Unilever – UK Retail Operations Lead
  • Virgin Money – Ecommerce Manager
  • ZyroFisher – Head of Ecommerce

National account management appointments

  • Apple – iTunes Retail Account Manager
  • Apple – National Account Manager
  • Beam Suntory – Account Manager, European Travel Retail
  • Beiersdorf – Interim National Account Manager, Asda & Morrisons
  • Beiersdorf – National Account Manager, Co-op & SHS
  • Bostik – National Account Manager, Kingfisher
  • Burton's Biscuit Company – National Account Manager, Retail
  • Dawnfresh Seafoods – Business Manager, M&S
  • Calypso – National Account Manager, Retail
  • Del Monte – National Account Manager, Tesco
  • Ferrero – National Account Manager, Tesco
  • General Mills – National Account Manager, Tesco
  • Greencore – National Account Manager, Asda
  • Greencore – Business Manager, Tesco
  • Harman International – Key Account Manager, Dixons Carphone
  • Hasbro – Business Account Manager, Argos
  • Heinz – National Account Manager, Tesco
  • Kerry Foods – Etail Manager, Tesco
  • KP Snacks – Business Development Manager, Asda
  • Mars Petcare – Senior National Account Manager, Tesco
  • Mayborn – National Account Manager, Retail
  • Pedigree Wholesale – Ecommerce National Account Manager
  • Valeo Snack Foods – Business Account Manager, Waitrose & Sainsbury's
  • Remington – National Account Manager, Boots
  • Whirlpool – National Account Manager, B&Q
  • William Grant & Sons – Business Account Manager, Asda
  • Winterbotham Darby – Commercial Manager, Waitrose

Customer service sets us apart from other retail and ecommerce recruitment agencies

The customer feedback that we receive from clients and candidates is used to inform training development programs, tailored for people at all levels of our business, to ensure we continuously improve the service we offer our customers. Our Net Promoter Score (NPS) confirms that this rigorous attention to maintaining high service standards across our business, positions us in the top percentile of companies, worldwide, for customer service delivery. This is a key reason consumer brands, manufacturers and retailers continue to partner with Nigel Wright.

Praise for our ecommerce and retail recruitment teams:

“Overall, this was a good end-to-end process. From taking the brief to delivering a shortlist and finally closing candidates on the opportunity.” Global Vice President International Premium Brands, Carlsberg

“The recruitment team supporting our business understood the brief and were personally attentive throughout the process.” General Manager Europe, eos

“We received a professional service throughout. The consultant was easy to work with and there when I needed them to be there.” Director of HR, Yankee Candle

“The initial consultant was an excellent headhunter. When they had to step aside for personal reasons, the stand-in contacts did a great job in fulfilling these critical roles.” European Human Resources Director, Skechers

“Nigel Wright’s consultants are great. They deliver to agreed timelines and are very responsive throughout the process – always with a smile. The candidates are of an excellent standard too.” Recruitment Manager, Fenwick

Office contact details

To discuss your ecommerce and retail recruitment needs please contact our team via the details below.

Email: with details of your recruitment requirements and we will respond on the same working day.

Tel. London: +44 (0)207 405 3921

Tel. Newcastle: +44 (0)191 222 0770

Tel. Teesside: +44 (0)1740 6610

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