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Ecommerce & retail recruitment agency — Nigel Wright Group

Leading UK Retail Recruitment Agency

We are one of the leading retail recruitment agencies in Europe. We have been helping high street retailers and retail brands develop online and in-store for years by upskilling their capabilities. Great staff help to ensure they stay at the forefront of fast paced consumer demands.

We recruit senior permanent and interim professionals within the following disciplines in the ecommerce & retail sector: executivesalesmarketingsupply chain & procurementengineering & manufacturingITHR and finance & accountancy.

Our recruitment capabilities across the broad retail sector extend to talent search for department stores, supermarkets, luxury stores, online retailers and in-store retailers. These sectors frequently have a dual presence online and in-store. This requires a diverse range of skills and experiences from the recruitment assignments that we successfully fill.

Recruitment agency in the retail and ecommerce sector

Changing consumer behaviour, ageing consumers and digital technology are making retailers work to reinvent themselves online and in-store. We have been at the forefront of this. In the last 10 years, our retail recruitment team has:

  • Made over 500 permanent placements across 66 companies, including 230 at Manager level and 30 at Director level
  • Placed retail sector professionals in 14 different countries

Typical Head Office and Manager roles in retail operations and store management include:

  • Country Retail Manager
  • Sales Director 
  • Key Account Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Retail Sales Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Global Buyer
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Planner 
  • Category Manager
  • Merchandising Manager

In the last 10 years, our ecommerce recruitment team has placed over 300 professionals in roles across 94 companies with an ecommerce presence in Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, UK and the USA.

Typical ecommerce roles we recruit for include:

  • Ecommerce Director
  • Digital/Marketing/Online Director
  • Head of SEO
  • Ecommerce Manager
  • Head of Digital
  • Online/Digital Marketing Manager
  • Head of Social Media
  • Social Media Manager
  • Online Fulfillment & Customer Care Manager

Our Consumer & FMCG recruitment team work with clients across a number of additional sub-sectors within consumer goods, including fooddrinkshome & personal carefashion & lifestylehomewareDIYconsumer electronics and toys & children.

Some of our ecommerce & retail clients

ecommerce & retail clients

Ecommerce & retail client praise for our customer service

"I have been impressed with Nigel Wright's understanding of our role and what we are looking for. The quality of the candidates has been good and I believe we have successfully filled our roles."

DK Motors Director, Ebay Classified Group


"Professional service throughout, easy to work with and there when I needed them."

Director of Human Resources,. Yankee Candle Company (Europe) Ltd.

"Good, solid service. I have to say I had a great service from both the consultants that I dealt with."

Retail Controller, Newell Rubbermaid

"Appointing a EMEA General Manager was Wahoo’s most important hiring decision in 2016. Using an established firm like Nigel Wright gave the opportunity a ‘stamp of legitimacy’ in the European market. They provided us with the necessary breadth of expertise and reach to ensure a customised, rigorous, and extraordinarily professional process. The diverse set of high calibre candidates gave us peace of mind that no stone was left unturned”

Kevin Abt, Director, International Sales & Business Development, Wahoo Fitness

Contact our ecommerce and retail recruitment team

To discuss your hiring needs or job search within the ecommerce & retail sector please contact our ecommerce & retail recruitment team. Or you can view ecommerce & retail jobs, other consumer sector jobs or submit your cv.

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