eCommerce Trading Manager

Posted 28/07/2022 by Zachary Daniels Recruitment

£45,000 - £55,000/annum Benefits

eCOMMERCE TRADING MANAGER | UK Outdoor & Lifestyle Retailer | Up to £55k | Edinburgh Based | Hybrid working (so advertised in commutable locations)

We have been exclusively assigned this vacancy on behalf of one of our best-loved clients. The company are a leading Outdoor & Lifestyle Retailer with a fantastic story and heritage. They are currently experiencing a massive uplift in sales online and in-store. This is your chance to join a reputable and secure retail business and add a fantastic company brand name to your career.

The culture of the company is family-oriented, friendly, warm and dynamic. They have a very driven yet accommodating feel to their office.

The ideal candidate will come from a buying and merchandising background and will have the mindset that they are trading online as they would a traditional store.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • The design, development, implementation and execution of an effective trading plan (both strategic and tactical)
  • Day-to-day responsibility of the eCommerce sales channels of the business, working to deliver and exceed sales, conversion, margin and profit targets
  • Full responsibility and accountability for the online trading P&L
  • Have a solid understanding of key Ecommerce KPIs and be able to use these to benchmark progress, making recommendations for constant improvement across the ecommerce platform
  • Responsibility for the end-to-end online customer journey
  • Review sales on a daily basis identifying any weaknesses and propose actions to increase sales especially for slow sellers.
  • Constantly searching for new developments to take advantage of to improve visitor conversion rates and monitor competitor performance.
  • Work with the buying team to optimise the product portfolio and stock positions in order to drive weekly sales results.
  • Overseeing merchandising on site in line with stock movements, product performance, analytics, and trends.
  • Work with web development team to explore new opportunities to optimise our web presence and performance to improve all relevant KPI metrics
  • Working with web development, digital merchandising teams, and buying and merchandising teams to ensure that the website remains technically functional and seasonally relevant across all categories to optimise customer experience and sales opportunities

This is a brilliant opportunity for a strong merchandiser to become an eCommerce Trading Manager in a leading Scottish Retailer.

Zachary Daniels is a Niche, National & International Recruitment Consultancy.

Specialising in Buying, Merchandising & Ecommerce | Design, Technical, Wholesale & Production | Finance | HR & Talent | H&S & Compliance | Marketing, Digital & Technology | Property & Centre Management | Retail, Trade, Leisure & Wholesale Operations | Senior Appointments & Exec | Sales | Supply Chain & Logistics | Legal


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