Work For Us

Here at Bondara, we are passionate about many things, but most importantly we are passionate about our people. We value our staff and build a culture of integrity, responsibility and professionalism. 

In order to remain one of the UK's largest and most loved online adult retailers we require the best in the field, so we offer competitive salary packages with excellent benefits plus a fun and unique working environment.

If you do not see any vacancies below that are suitable to your skills, don't let that stop you from getting in touch. Please email us here with your CV and tell us a little bit about yourself as we are always evolving and you could be part of an award-winning company*.  

Bondara is an equal opportunities employer who cares about our environment and supports a CSR policy.

 

*Winner of ETO Magazine's 'Best Online Retailer 2012' and 'Best Online Retailer 2015' 

Current Vacancies

Warehouse Operatives

Monday- Sunday (permanent and ad-hoc roles available)

Bondara operate out of a 20,000 square foot warehouse to fulfil online retail orders and we are always looking for hard working, team orientated Warehouse Operatives on an ad hoc basis. You will be required to pick and pack orders and perform other warehouse duties as per the manager's request. All new starters will begin on a zero hour casual contract; depending on ability/vacancies you may be offered a full time contract. You should be physically fit and able to lift heavy objects as there will be a good degree of manual work.

Please be advised that all applicants should be physically fit enough to carry out manual duties. We are currently offering min £7.35 an hour (including for under 24s) If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV to [email protected].

Creative, Brand, Social and PR - Marketing Manager E-Commerce Retail

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to recruit a talented and ambitious commercial minded Marketing Manager to work in our marketing department on a permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity to join the growing team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the toys, essentials and lingerie industry.

The successful candidate will report directly in to our Head of Marketing and will be hands on with developing and implementing our PR and brand strategy and you will oversee and help with our creative, copy and social activities.

Core Duties:

  • You will take full ownership of our creative, brand and PR strategies and oversee all of our creative, copy and social activities
  • Liaise with all the internal stakeholders and work with external agencies on some projects
  • Must have strong brand experience to help develop the companies identity, positioning and USP's to take the company to the next level
  • Collaborate with the Head of Marketing to build specific brand strategies that will deliver the forecasted growth and support the UK's overall brand strategic plan.
  • Determine all the customer touch points and what needs to happen at each point to strengthen the brand
  • Creating brand awareness through a wide range of communication activities
  • Create a customer insights plan that identifies the key questions we need to answer and how those answers will drive the business.
  • Liaise with our Trading manager on a day-to-day basis to ensure we have a strong and differentiated plan to bring our innovative plans to life and deliver results.
  • Develop and oversee social media strategy, with a particular focus on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+and Outreach program
  • Work with buying team to develop creative campaigns for new products, editorial and collateral concepts
  • Support the marketing plan to support rapid growth in the UK
  • Implementing the marketing plan including selection and booking of media, development of digital initiatives and promotions plus any related marketing activity
  • Assess all competitors including activity and promotions and identify how this could affect the assigned brands strategy. Create activity that will lessen the impact of the competitor's activity on the brands sales.
  • Identify where PR could support the brand strategy and our SEO strategies and work with internal and external resources to make it happen
  • Line management of one graphic designer, photographer, social media and copy staff ensure that the team is aligned with the department and company goals.
  • Set effective KPI goals that are SMART and maintain a strong line of communication
  • Ensure the delivery or our content (copy and design) is simple for the customer to understand and follow, is SEO friendly, creates engagement and generates  revenue and conversions
  • Coach and develop - provide development opportunities for their direct report.

Key skills and experience required for the role

  • Insight Driven
  • Relevant digital/brand marketing experience
  • Passionate about our business & the brands
  • A strong communicator who enjoys presenting
  • Innovative
  • A confident negotiator
  • Good relationship builder
  • Strategist - creative, autonomous, results-oriented, with high capacity leadership to influence others, ensure teamwork, and build strong relationships.
  • Analytical skills - create robust analysis and meaningful insights to drive actions and highlight opportunities
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial - keen interest in brand engagement platforms, digital business models and new technology advances

 

If you are a reliable, motivated and organised professional and possess excellent marketing and PR ability with the required experience, please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected] 

Online Marketing & Trading Manager

Reporting to: Head of Buying and Merchandising

Responsible for: Promotional email campaigns, Trade plan calendar, conversion rate , review competitors activity .

Are you a passionate and experienced trade planner looking for a challenging role in the Essex area?

This is a great opportunity to join the commercial team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the marital aids and lingerie industry.

You will be directly responsible for overseeing the following four key areas within trading

Review competitors trading and identify areas of opportunities
Execution of our sales and marketing plan (promotional and trading activities)
Email marketing activities
Monitor and evaluate the categories online performance, making recommendations to support future sales growth

 

Brand Guardian

You will manage a critical part of our trading activities and you will work closely with our buying team and with other stakeholders within the business team to ensure we maximise our daily and seasonal sales potential by catering to the needs of the target audience and optimising our promotional and trading activities. You will take complete ownership of this area and drive conversions and sales by careful planning, implementation and monitoring of all the above activities.

In one sentence - if you are passionate about customers have online retail trading experience and you are commercially driven with creative flair we really want to hear from you! You know it makes sense!

About Role:

  • Take control of our online trading activity and develop a highly effective marketing plan designed to meet the business needs.
  • Monitor and evaluate the categories online performance, providing reports on sales using web analytics, continuously looking for improvements and making recommendations to drive sales conversion
  • Take responsibility for the creation and implementation of the Sales and Marketing plan on a weekly, monthly and annual basis, which supports the business plan financial targets
  • At as the brand guardian and making sure everything produced relates back to the brand identity.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day trading of the site, driving online sales, conversion and AOV
  • Identify and deliver commercial growth opportunities
  • Work closely with buying and merchandising team to ensure trading plans are supported
  • Initiate and test new merchandising ideas.
  • Assist (together with our e-commerce team) in optimising the online customer journey utilising customer insight and analytics
  • A deep understanding of on-site behaviour and use this insight to improve on-site conversion, user engagement and brand experience.
  • Forecasting for growth and manage KPI reporting
  • Shape, define and execute commercial plans online

 

 

Experience:

  • 3 years'+ experience in ecommerce trading & marketing within a retail business
  • You must have an excellent knowledge E mail marketing, SEO, Affiliate and Content management
  • Highly commercial, numerate and analytical
  • You have the ability to drive performance; whilst being able to motivate others
  • Proven track record of growing online sales
  • Abundance of energy, integrity & a self-starter
  • Proven ability to deliver in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Good use and knowledge of ecommerce platforms
  • Experience of working with Category Managers to optimise online conversion
  • Advanced Excel Skills

 

Multiple winner of the "Best Online Retailer" Award at the NEC in recent years, we are a growing and leading UK online retailer of marital aids, toys and lingerie. You should be passionate about retail, highly organised, confident, self-motivated and able to hit the ground running from day one. A very exciting and rewarding role awaits the right candidate in our expanding dynamic firm.

 

The role requires someone willing to embrace the challenge of working within a growing dynamic business. A challenging position within a growing team awaits the candidate interested in this role. You will be commercially driven and a organised individual with attention to detail and the ability to work accurately under pressure. Ideally you have worked within a small-medium sized business before and previous online trading experience is a must. To apply, please send a CV to [email protected]

Personal Assistant to the MD

Full Time, Permanent 

We are looking to recruit a reliable and organised PA to work directly for our MD/owner on a permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity to join the growing team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the toys, essentials and lingerie industry.

The successful candidate will report directly in to the MD and support him with any PA and secretarial/admin related tasks and taking on further tasks (executive assistant level) as they grow into the role. You will take on any tasks to make it possible for our MD to spend more time focussing on developing the business.

Your main role and responsibilities will include:

Core Duties:

  • Exclusive and dedicated support to the MD
  • Organise meetings, note taking and follow ups
  • Dairy management
  • Chase the MD's direct reports near/past deadlines
  • Assist with phone calls / emails
  • Organise travel and visas
  • Be discrete and confidential
  • Meet and greet visitors making their stay as enjoyable as possible
  • Internet, research and analytical based work
  • Prepare presentations, documents, reports, briefing papers
  • Demonstrate a professional approach to the role in terms of behaviour, setting an example to other staff
  • Any other business, administrative and technical support

Key skills and experience required for the role

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent oral, written and numerical skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to research, digest, analyse and present material clearly and concisely
  • Strong Microsoft Office package skills
  • Ability to work on your own as well as in a team
  • A strong multi-tasker
  • Ability to travel and work full time (very occasionally weekends)
  • Reliable, confidential and honest with a good work ethic

This role will suit someone who is used to dealing with confidential information, super organised, hardworking and prepared to turn their hand to anything the business needs. If you are a reliable, motivated and organised person with at least 2 years PA / EA experience and have strong Microsoft Office skills please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected]

Accounts Assistant

Full Time, Permanent 

The successful candidate will report directly in to our Head of Finance and will be primarily responsible for the general book Keeping of the company, and taking on further tasks as they grow into the role.

The main role and responsibilities will include:

Core Duties:

  • Sales & Purchase Ledger Data Input
  • Customer Refund Processing
  • Sales & Purchase ledger Reconciliations
  • And any other administrative and accounts assistant tasks

Key skills and experience required for the role

  • Excellent numeracy Skills
  • Experience and an understanding of using an accounting software
  • Highly accurate and organised
  • Good pc skills (including excel, outlook, word, etc)
  • Ability to work on your own as well as in a team
  • Reliable, honest and a good work ethic

If you are a reliable, motivated and organised professional and possess excellent accounts assistant and administrative skills and with the required experience, please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected] 

Photographer

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to recruit a reliable and motivated creative e-commerce product photographer to work in our creative department on a permanent basis.

An exciting opportunity to join the growing team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the toys, essentials and lingerie industry.

Production of high quality photos for ecommerce website, email newsletter and any other marketing purposes required by the business. Photograph new products and digitally edit for use on-site and display on promotional graphics working to existing photography plans and layouts. Work closely with our graphic designer to assist with any creative tasks that require additional resource to ensure speed and quality of work. You may also be required to assist with broadly comparable tasks within the Creative team including graphic design

Core Duties:

Organisation/best practice

  • To strive for excellence across your work for Bondara.
  • To ensure your industry knowledge is kept up to date and relevant by networking/researching/reading blogs and news sources.
  • To freely share knowledge, insight, best practice and ideas relevant to the promotion and marketing of the business.

 

Photography

  • To produce high quality imagery for ecommerce that reflect the product honestly and effectively to promote its features.
  • Adhere to existing layout guidelines as agreed with Communications Manager and Buying team.
  • High standard of digital editing (Photoshop/Lightroom) for on-site and banner imagery.
  • Work to tight deadlines quickly and efficiently to ensure new products can be added to site as soon as possible.
  • Organise and co-ordinate photoshoots on occasion. May involve models, props, external locations or other enhancements.

 

Graphic Design

  • Some experience of graphic design will be required as this role will involve assisting our graphic designer on occasion. A fast learner with advanced knowledge of Photoshop/Lightroom will be required.

 

Teamwork

  • Work collaboratively with other key departments to ensure the highest quality of work.
  • To maintain excellent working relationships within own department and others
  • Support the communications manager and the rest of the creative team where appropriate.

Key skills and experience required for the role

  • Experience of Photoshop, Lightroom and other digital imagery software. High standard/quality of digital editing skill.
  • Proven experience of using a small studio for product photography.
  • Experience of fashion/wedding/lifestyle photography would also be an advantage.
  • Proven listener, with the ability to liaise with a variety of departments clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent communications skills, with a solid knowledge of terminology surrounding photography and a desire to research and learn new skills and techniques as part of day to day work.
  • Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills, meticulous attention to detail and a proven ability to multi-task.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
  • Online or hard-copy portfolio should be made available.

If you are a passionate, motivated and organised professional and possess excellent photography skills with medium to advance graphic design skills, please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected]   

SEO & PPC Executive

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to recruit a reliable and motivated SEO and PPC executive to work in our marketing department on a permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity to join the growing team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the toys, essentials and lingerie industry.

The successful candidate will report directly in to our senior PPC manager and will be hands on in implementing our SEO and PPC strategies for the company with the main aim to develop revenue, conversions, visits and achieving KPI's.

Overall Duties:

  • Develop and implement the SEO and PPC strategy
  • Actively understand the search marketplace and seek out new innovations, taking responsibility for testing new ideas and the development of internal capability that will drive our search channel optimization
  • Develop and implement search strategies which deliver high engagement and CTR, drive revenue and traffic and build brand awareness.
  • Measure and analyse the effectiveness and ROI
  • Be alert on what competition is doing and ensure to be at the top of the game
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure pages are optimized for SEO/ PPC and site performance
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Work together with trading manager, e-commerce and buyers to develop targeted landing pages with the aim enhance conversion rates
  • Collaborate with internal teams (Marketing manager, copy, Trading manager, e-commerce and offline marketing) to enhance campaigns and deliver best results
  • Formulating campaign strategy, researching keywords and potential marketing channels, analysing competitors, and testing
  • Organize results, findings and implications into presentations for search team, marketing leaders and executive management
  • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels.

 

PPC Duties

 

  • Perform daily account management of pay per click accounts on Google Adwords, Yahoo, Bing and other search platforms
  • Plan develop, implement, track and optimize all ppc marketing
  • Work together with trading manager and buyers to rectify and improve poor performing ads and keywords
  • Brainstorm new and creative PPC marketing growth strategies
  • Analysing the performance of campaigns, identifying strategic opportunities, facilitating change in order to develop and enhance our campaigns
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Maintain and monitor keyword bids, account daily and monthly budget caps, impression share, quality score and other important account metrics.
  • Manage large keyword lists.
  • Monitor and administer web analytics dashboards, reports and key reporting tools, and point out key areas of importance.
  • Keyword research and find new profitable traffic (and reducing poor performing)
  • Increase CTR, quality score, conversions and conversion rates and decrease CPC
  • Landing page optimisation / implementation
  • Analyse traffic, conversion and keyword data
  • Bid management and monitor competitor bidding
  • Split out campaigns and ad groups where necessary
  • Keep up to date with the latest PPC developments
  • Develop and implement new PPC Strategies as the industry / market changes
  • Monitor conversion rates and ROI aiming for a good balance between brand exposure, conversions and conversion costs
  • Monitor uptime of website in case PPC campaigns need temporarily switching off
  • Increase brand exposure
  • Communicate closely with the marketing and buying team with the aim of increasing conversions and conversion rates
  • Generate new paid search campaigns, ad groups, and accounts and aid in the creation of new paid search marketing initiatives.
  • Keep pace with search engine and PPC industry trends and developments.
  • Provide recommendations and execute strategies for keyword opportunities, campaign structuring, targeting, and other facets of paid search in accordance with corporate objectives.
  • Tracking and regular reporting of spend and performance
  • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results.
  • Continuous learning about Bondara's products or services and keeping up to date with changes
  • Maintain excellent working relations with key departments and managers to ensure communication is well delivered throughout
  • Generate weekly and monthly corporate reporting for all major metrics, goals tracking, revenue tracking, and other paid search initiatives.

 

SEO Duties

 

  • Develop, implement a revenue and visitor driving SEO strategy
  • Keep up with the latest SEO developments and implement all the necessary changes
  • Deliver content and technical strategies to increase rankings, conversions and revenue
  • Work with external agencies and internal stakeholders to achieve KPI's
  • Coordinate with other staff (social and PR) with the aim of building natural links to increase our authority and rankings
  • Coordinate with other staff (e-commerce and trading manager) to ensure our technical strategies are sound and search engine friendly
  • Execution of new content ideas and formats to increase authority and relevance of the website with the objective of driving natural traffic and revenue growth.
  • Provide creative copy suggestions.

Key skills and experience required for the role

  • Proven track record and strong SEO/PPC skills that span both technical and marketing activities
  • Comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment
  • High energy, results oriented and self-motivated team player
  • A "can-do attitude" with the ability to turn ‘problems' into solutions
  • Strong understanding and experience using, content management, and web conversion optimization
  • Entrepreneurial "test & learn" mind-set with track record of innovation; ability to move & pivot quickly
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using these platforms: Moz, Conductor, Google Analytics, Screaming Frog, Marin, Adwords
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral
    Passionate, analytical, flexible

 

If you are a reliable, motivated and organised professional and possess excellent search engine optimisation and PPC skills and with the required experience, please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected]    

Email Newsletter Marketing Executive

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to recruit a reliable and motivated Email Marketing Executive to work in our marketing on a permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity to join the growing marketing team of a multi award winning and successful e-commerce organisation based in Saffron Walden in Essex. Bondara is a leading online retailer in the toys, essentials and lingerie industry.

The successful candidate will report directly in to our Marketing Manager and will be primarily responsible for all our email marketing campaigns with the aim of driving revenue, develop customer engagement/loyalty and build a strategy to grow our email database.

 

About Role:

  • Implement an effective email marketing programme to increase sales and customer loyalty
  • Develop and manage content to be included in the email marketing campaigns
  • Work with buying and creative teams to build campaigns
  • Ensure effective and creative promotion of our products and services
  • Target emails to multiple key segments within the customer base
  • Be responsible for the build and deployment of email campaigns
  • Measure campaign effectiveness and ROI
  • Perform analysis to show performance trends and optimise campaigns accordingly
  • Ability to deliver measurable results and report these to management on a regular basis
  • Become an expert in the incumbent ESP/CRM 3rd party platform suppliers (Smart Focus CRM Platform)

 

Experience:

  • A commercial sales driven mind set
  • A strong email marketing/CRM background from a retail transactional B2C organisation (Minimum 3 years' experience)
  • Strong digital marketing experience
  • Highly competent and able to analyse results and good attention to detail
  • Demonstrable knowledge of using data in an analytical way
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Technical experience with ESP/CRM 3rd party platform suppliers
  • Enthusiasm, ability and energy to operate in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic HTML skills
  • High degree of initiative and an excellent team player
  • You will be creative and passionate about marketing

 

If you are a passionate, motivated and organised professional and possess excellent email newsletter marketing skills with strong retail and commercial awareness, please send your CV with a cover letter to [email protected]