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Job description

Senior eCommerce Trading Executive

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23k - 28k per year

  • Contact:

    Rachel Wheeler

  • Contact email:

    RachelW.519967C25.0@applythis.net

  • Contact phone:

    07825589389

  • Job ref:

    VR/06585

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-09

  • Consultant:

    Rachel Wheeler

A leader in the fashion industry, which has worked some of the biggest bloggers and celebs (Kendall Jenner, Winnie Harlow and Little Mix to name but a few) is on the search for a driven and enthusiastic Senior eCommerce Trading Executive.

Still in its infancy, but with huge growth aspirations, now is the perfect time to join this fast-paced business. 

Roles & responsibilities

  • Supporting the day-to-day management of the websites and campaign schedule
    • Lead the online visual merchandising process to ensure: products are added to the site in a timely fashion, product information is up to date & legally compliant,product listing categories are configured according to the business needs
  • Responsible for planning, co-ordinating and executing the Marketing Trading calendar within the team to drive sales
  • Ensure key trading actions and activities are briefed out to the wider marketing team
  • Managing critical path deadlines
  • Liaising with various teams within the business to ensure development of both UK & international territories
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting and analysis of key metrics in the market, highlighting areas of concern, trends and opportunities, as well as providing theories and recommendations to maximise sales
  • Executing and delivering the eCommerce Roadmap alongside the Web Development team.
  • Take a “mobile first” approach and ensure that the wider team are also taking the same approach
  • Making suggestions and help to test improvements to user experience on the website
  • Reporting of results to key internal stake holders and offering insight into market trends
  • Driving student marketing initiatives both on and offline
  • Working closely with the Senior Brand & Campaign Executive to deliver marketing campaigns
  • Briefing in the trading calendar and campaign plans to the wider marketing team and setting individual actions.
  • Manage the workload of direct reports.
  • Undertake competitor analysis on an adhoc/seasonal basis to identify opportunities

Experience & Skills

  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar ecommerce role
  • Highly analytical and have experience in developing, managing and executing a trading calendar
  • IT literate with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Magento
  • Proficiency of running multiple campaigns to tight deadlines
  • Familiar with ecommerce usability and UX best practice
  • Confidence in tracking and reporting key metrics to senior stakeholders
  • Proactive, organised and enjoys working in a results orientated environment, using own initiative
  • A keen interest and good understanding of online retail
  • Ability to liaise and work effectively with various teams throughout the business
  • Assertive, confident and able to challenge established ways of working
  • Very strong understanding about the fast fashion market and consumer mindset
  • A calm individual who can work well under pressure and to very tight deadlines
  • Highly professional and target driven.

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