19 April 2017

Online Trading Manager

  • Reference: esa190417e
  • Location: North Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £45,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Retail
  • Consultant email: info@thecandidate.co.uk
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Here is an opportunity to part of a whole new re-launch of a successful sports retailer as Online Trading Manager! This company in on the top of their game of becoming number one retailer in the UK and can give the successful candidate exciting career opportunities within the company. 

Our client is on an exciting journey to re-launch their brand for their large client base! The Online Trading Manager will be part of the eCommerce department and manage the trading performance of the corporate website, whilst manage and build a team that are responsible for four key areas of the business. The main responsibilities involve monitoring the activities of the competitors, identify key market trends and the daily online performance to develop personalised customer experiences to drive conversion. The Online Trading Manager will be responsible for successful performance of the Product Merchandising, Online customer experience and online trading to enhance the competitive advantage.

Main responsibilities of the Online Trading Manager

  • General responsibility of online trading in different markets including content management
  • Analyse data to identify new promotional strategies
  • Work closely with the full team on planning for communication strategies on each platform
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Manage and build an online trading team, who will be responsible for the product mechanising
  • Develop key strategies to improve cross-sell and increase order value
  • Work closely with the other teams to enhance the overall customer experience through visuals and content
  • Run testing and strategy to constantly optimise the online customer performance
  • Present and report data performance to senior managers and key stakeholders

Required skills and experience of the Online Trading Manager

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role or responsibilities and minimum 3 years’ experience managing a team
  • Strong commercial mindset and a passion for online trading
  • Outstanding communication and organisational skills, which are needed for the planning processes and prioritise tasks to delegate throughout the team
  • Excellent presentation skills as well as previous experience reporting performance
  • Great Google Analytics skills for data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent customer focus and great attention to detail
  • Previous experience working in online retail and strong understanding of digital marketing are highly desirable skills, although not essential to be considered for the role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new journey for a growing retailer! Excellent responsibilities and great opportunities are included in this role, so do not hesitate to get in touch with our Ecommerce Recruitment Team on 0161 833 1044 if you have more questions. Otherwise, if you know you got what is takes to succeed in this role, then apply now online!

 

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