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22nd Apr

eCommerce Trading Manager

— High-Growth, Multi-channel Retailer

Location:
Bristol
Type:
Salary:
Highly Competitve
  • Senior role within the eCommerce team.  
  • Booming retailer with a focus on sustainability. 
  • Remote working options.

Working within the eCommerce team, this role will be responsible for maximising the sales and profit potential of the existing UK website and fast-growing European sites. You'll be responsible for heading up online trading activity across the UK, France, Germany and Belgium websites, exploring new revenue opportunities and leading and developing a trading team to manage the sites across these and new territories.

You’ll need to have significant eCommerce experience, be an empowering leader and have a highly analytical mind-set. What you’ll get in return is the opportunity to make a huge impact on the brand’s digital presence as it becomes a household name, both here and internationally.  
 
What you’ll be doing 

You main responsibility and focus will lie in leading and analysing performance, trends and creating forecasts and using these to develop the plan for all online trading actions. This includes agreeing targets and approaches in partnership with colleagues responsible for Marketing, Finance, Planning and Buying in order to maximise ROI & sales growth. 

You will be the lead eCommerce representative in Weekly Trading Meetings across territories, including reporting on sales, key metrics and promotions. This includes ensuring that eCommerce plans are aligned as part of an overall omni-channel trading and is linked to the financial goals of the business. 

Pro-active use of website analytics to monitor performance is essential; you’ll need to identify opportunities and recommend new promotions to increase sales, profitability and market reach. Therefore, developing your knowledge of the product, marketing and competitor tactics is key, with a strict focus throughout on the customer. 

Another big part of your role involves motivating and managing a team of Web Merchandisers, supporting their development goals and encouraging cross-functional working between departments.  

Finally, you’ll partner with colleagues responsible for creative assets and content to ensure effective product campaign co-ordination and optimise product presentation on the site.   

What experience you’ll need to apply

  • Experience as an eCommerce Trading or Merchandising manager and managing a team within a fast-paced retail business .
  • Experience of multi-country eCommerce management is preferred. 
  • Strong analytical skills and experience using web analytics. 
  • An understanding of digital marketing channels (e.g. PPC, affiliates, SEO) 
  • A deep appreciation of the online customer and their behaviours and how to leverage these to maximise conversions. 
  • You’ll be commercially minded, practical and demonstrate good judgement; you’ll have great examples of when you’ve spotted and executed on opportunities for growth and profitability. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, you are able to communicate and present information and ideas and effectively influence to ensure you have impact . 
  • You need to be an enthusiastic and dynamic, as well as a collaborative team player with a high degree of integrity and personal responsibility.  
  • Proactive, self-starting attitude. 

What you’ll get in return for your experience  

A competitive salary, dependent upon experience, alongside the chance to be part of a disruptive business with global ambitions. (Please enquire for specifics.)

What's next?

Please send your CV to Rina to be considered and receive more details.  
 

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Who's managing this role?

Rina Maniar

Rina Maniar

— Manager eCommerce & Digital

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