Job description

eCommerce Trading Manager

  • Location

    Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Rachel Wheeler

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Rachel Wheeler

A leading retailer is on the search for an experienced eCommerce Trading Manager to join their growing team. The successful candidate will drive trade performance of the ecommerce site by improving the trading of online marketing campaigns and promotions, product speed to market, product presentation and navigation and product discoverability.


  • Manage the online trading team and ensure team members are performing
  • Act as primary liaison between the eCommerce and Marketing teams to ensure maximum trading benefit from marketing campaigns
  • Oversee the collation of online product assets and data to ensure products are placed online quickly and accurately
  • Optimise product data and descriptions to ensure best practice and optimal user experience on product and product listing pages
  • Schedule and set product pages live and set expiration dates where needed
  • Use product page performance reports to identify where revenue can be increased
  • Optimise product data identified in reports and assess changes in KPIs as a result of the changes
  • Identify issues and risks relating to products which are not driven by product data (i.e. no stock / low stock, broken page content)
  • Liaise with buyers / online trading manager to organise more stock if possible/appropriate
  • Raise development requests with the agency where pages require fixing or flag opportunities for usability improvements
  • Work with the eCommerce team to suggest and execute A/B tests relating to product pages
  • Create and optimise product collections that meet online customer expectations and needs
  • Optimise product categorisation and product display
  • Consistently improve and refine on site product recommendations to enhance AOV
  • Repair broken searches and suggest potential campaigns based on search trends

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in a similar role
  • High attention to detail
  • Organised and process driven
  • Commercially driven
  • Experience of category merchandising
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • CMS experience
  • A/B testing and analytical skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills


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