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eCommerce Trading Manager

A large national business in the midst of a significant digital transformation is bolstering their digital offering with the creation of a brand new Trading division. An energetic and ambitious eCommerce Trading Manager is sought to help shape the direction and business integration of this newly created team. 

As eCommerce Trading Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and executing a category specific eCommerce Trading plan that will generate online sales activity and support the achievement of business goals and KPI’s.

  • Working collaboratively with the Category Managers and the wider trading and marketing teams to drive excellence through the plans and execution.

  • Upskilling the trading team to ensure a digital first approach throughout the channel mix.

About you:

  • An in-depth understanding of e-commerce solutions and strategies including merchandising, UX and CRN, promotions mechanisms and tactics.

  • Technical understanding of the digital product management and optimisation.

  • Strong analytical skills complimented with commercial knowledge, in statistics and data- data driven choices to know key metrics across retails trends to help make informed decisions with past experience and knowledge.

  • Excellent leadership and management experience.

  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with and influence other key departments, external agencies and colleagues.

  • A high level of consistency and logical thinking.

  • Highly organised with prioritisation skills.

  • Ability to facilitate efficient meeting and to drive projects with key departments and external agencies.

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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