Career Alert: Promising Outlook for E-commerce Management

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Increased online spending creates jobs for those knowledgeable about internet business

Lloydminster, AB - March 10, 2010 - According to Statistics Canada, 61% more Canadians purchased goods and services online in 2007 - a $12.8 billion growth over 2005 levels. In the U.S., e-commerce sales for the fourth quarter of 2009 were $35.9 billion - an increase of 4.5 percent over the 2009 third quarter numbers.

So, despite the state of the economy, e-commerce is definitely on the rise in North America. With these spending projections, the demand for e-commerce managers is on also on the rise. Some of the various job titles of e-commerce managers include Product E-marketing Executives, E-commerce Marketing Managers, Online Marketing Managers, E-Commerce Managers and more.

What are E-commerce Managers?
E-commerce managers take care of the day-to-day operations of a company's website. Depending on the job description, an e-commerce professional may also have to oversee a team of people and perform other related administrative tasks.

In order to succeed as an E-commerce Manager, the following character traits can be helpful:

  • Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects

 

Have these skills?  Great! You are well on your way to starting a new career in the innovative field of e-commerce. Reeves has many business administration college programs including Business Administration / E-Commerce Management!


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