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Rebecca Beesley
Head of Online
Ultimate Products
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I manage the e-commerce team of 20 at Ultimate Products consisting of Merchandisers, Marketing Specialists and Content writers. We list our products on various online platforms & create additional revenue for the business. This is done through leveraging different platforms, being commercial with price & ensuring our listing entice buyers

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Team Development and Managment
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Problem Solving
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Building and creating the current e-commerce team within a year and seeing how the people and department has developed and grown.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I have a Mathematics degree from Northumbria University. Straight out of university I was unsure what I wanted to pursue as a career, I joined the Ultimate Products Graduate Scheme which offered me support and development to the role I am in now.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I was encouraged by the management team at Ultimate that I had the right skill set and personality for the role. The constant changing industry has fuelled my interest in the role further and is what drives me to continue my career within the digital field.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Find something you enjoy & that your good at, understand the skills required and I can almost guarantee there will be a role within the digital and Tech industry that needs you. If there isn’t, create one! This industry evolves so quickly, we don’t know who we will need tomorrow!


I AM...
AMBITIOUS
ENCOURAGING /SUPPORTIVE
HONEST