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eCommerce Trading Executive

A well loved retailer is looking for an eCommerce Trading Executive to be responsible for driving the continued success of the websites through the effective visual merchandising and trading of products online. The eCommerce Trading Executive will ensure that digital sales and conversion opportunities are optimized across each domain.


  • Using analytics and Google Analytics & Phocas reporting tools to gain a strong understanding of the customer journey to optimise sales, measure performance & define brand strategy.

  • Monitoring key site metrics including GP, conversion rate, bounce rate, AOV, exit rates, traffic (new and returning) etc.

  • Strategically plan and execute new product launches, promotional campaigns and marketing plans. Share valuable insights of customer behaviour and trends using Google Analytics & SalesForce reporting.

  • Working closely with the Digital Marketing Agency & in-house Social Marketing Team to identify new and innovative ways to drive traffic to the websites as well as developing and improving traffic from existing channels.

  • Working with our in-house design team to brief and launch new product and brand launches effectively.

  • Monitoring conversion of key landing pages to improve where necessary.

  • Calculate commercials for onsite promotions to ensure targets are met.

About you:

  • Graduate or Graduate calibre with over 12 months experience in a similar eCommerce role.

  • Previous experience of using Content Management Systems e.g. SalesForce or equivalent.

  • Good understanding of eCommerce in general and conversion drivers within eCommerce.

  • Outstanding planning, organisational and prioritisation skills.

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail. 

  • Ability to understand and drive the business and competitive positioning.

  • Good interpersonal skills and strong team player.

  • Ability to think strategically and creatively whilst understanding commercial implications of decisions.

  • Strong communication, influencing and presentation skills.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office & Excel.

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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