Job description

Online Trading Executive

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25k - 30k per year

  • Contact:

    Brad Thomas

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8499

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Online Trading Executive



Our Client
Forward Role have recently partnered with a UK leading retailer, who are looking to recruit an Online Trading Executive to join their rapidly expanding ecommerce team.

The Role
As part of the Ecommerce Team, the Online Trading Executive will be responsible for driving the success of the brands website through the effective visual merchandising and trading of products online.

Main Responsibilities

  • Visual merchandising of products online (bundles, cross-sells, up-sells, customer encountered availability).
  • Use content management system within Demandware to set up, test, execute and maintain promotions, offers and multibuys across different websites.
  • Support delivery of sales, margin and conversion targets against budget and short term forecasts.
  • Ensuring that Customer Encountered Availability of products is managed in line with product lifecycle i.e. daily checks and publishing of all in stock/not published product.
  • Recommending and implementing improvements and localised enhancements by country/site.
  • Manage Email Nominations, create Email Briefs and provide to Design & Marketing for Build and Send.
  • Identify with the Buying teams a shopping list of product opportunities & extended ranges for the Online channel to sell and quick wins.
  • Analyse, measure and report on other relevant Promotional Metrics in Demandware Analytics

The Ideal Candidate

  • Graduate or Graduate calibre with experience in a similar Ecommerce role.
  • 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 understand commercial implications of decisions and actions.
  • Strong communication, influencing and presentation skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office.


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