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E-Commerce Trading Manager

Job Title: E-Commerce Trading Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: North West England, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3191_1619537962
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are recruiting for a talented E-commerce Trading Manager to join a market leading retailer to help maximise online platforms as well as Market Places. To join this established and fast-paced brand you'll have the ideas to know what to go after, the skills to know where to trade, the attention to detail to know what's working, and the motivation to make it all happen.

You would be reporting into Head of E-Commerce and need to improve sales, margin and conversion performance and identifying opportunities for growth. This role is based remotely for 3 days and 2 days travelling into the North West Head Office.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Create and manage a trading plan to hit our sales & margin targets
  • Work with the buying and marketing teams to plan new launches, brand stores and online specific campaigns
  • Analyse KPI metrics to maximise sales opportunities. Review weekly sales data, summarising and highlighting any changes in sales patterns to relevant stakeholders in addition to providing recommendations and advising on corrective measures where necessary
  • Develop a strong understanding of the market, competitor activity and highlight opportunities
  • Be the driving force behind creating innovative ways to merchandise products and improve the customer experience
  • Be a leader and coach for a small team to encourage personal development

Person Specification:

  • Excellent commercial and functional knowledge of trading an online retail business
  • Strong analytical skills e.g. Google analytics, Excel, commercial and financial acumen
  • Proven history of driving sales growth in an online business
  • Comfortable challenging others and able to influence the wider business
  • Ability to see new opportunities, analysing the results and effectively communicating the outcome and recommendations
  • Resilient to facing problems, identifying root cause and a determination to reach resolution
  • Capable of building strong cross-team relationships
  • A team leader capable of developing and sustaining an energized and effective team
  • Experience of online Marketplaces is desirable
  • Knowledge of Magento 2 would be advantageous
  • Experience in an Omnichannel retail business may be beneficial