eCommerce Trading Manager

Posted 6 November by Central Employment Agency (North East) Limited
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Central Employment are working in partership with consumer focussed organisation with strong national reach, with strong international growth plans. They have a new requirement for an eCommerce Trading Manager, working alongside a talented team of eCommerce and digital marketing specialists.

You will be primarily responsible for driving online growth within the UK, by email marketing, site creative, on-site promos/loyalty campaigns and digital performance channel. You will work within the Ecommerce team and alongside the Merchandising team to manage the day-to-day trading of the website, whilst also being accountable for developing and executing a long-term commercial strategy to maximize online sales and profitability.


  • Report and monitor sales, key metrics and promotions in weekly trade meetings.
  • Work closely with the ecommerce manager and team on the long-term trading strategy.
  • Providing both long- and short-term sales forecasts for all ecommerce channels that are driven by budgeted acquisition and marketing strategies.
  • Manage the planning and reporting of all key promotional activity, and work alongside the ecommerce team in the delivery and execution.
  • Manage all online and digital promotional activity
  • Actively provide the Warehouse team with order and unit forecasts to ensure the correct allocation of resource during promotional periods.
  • Work with the Merchandising team to drive stock efficiency across all channels by monitoring the ecommerce stock holding and availability.
  • Together with the Buying and Merchandising teams create online opportunities and tailor packages to the different sites drawing upon trading and sales analysis.
  • Analyse trading patterns and understand the sales curve, reporting findings and identifying opportunities to further maximize online sales and profitability.
  • Work with the Senior Ecommerce Manager to ensure that the product/range/trading strategies are supported by the digital marketing strategy for all trafficked channels - including SEO, PPC, Affiliates, retargeting and social advertising.
  • Work with the Content team to optimise the website customer experience/ journey, feeding into decisions on content and layout across the site (e.g. homepage, navigation, PDP)
  • Work closely with the Ecommerce Production team to ensure all product launch dates are achieved.
  • Collaborate with CRM specialist, feeding into the CRM strategy, email planning, segmentation and personalisation from a stock and product perspective.
  • Brief on-site merchandising recommendations to the Production team, driving cross-/up-sell to increase UPO and AOV, and review analysis of impact.


The successful Ecommerce Trading Manager will have the following demonstrable skills and experiences:

- Experience of a similar role ecommerce or marketing management role
- Being from a FMCG or ecommerce background would be advantageous
- Analytical and numerical with strong reporting skills
- Communication & influencing acumen
- Strong attention to detail
- Highly organised to ensure the smooth running of all daily operations.
- Highly commercial commercially
- Drive, enthusiasm and passion for the brand
- Able to bring new ideas to the table and not afraid to challenge the status quo

Required skills

  • Ecommerce
  • Email Marketing
  • Marketing Management
  • Trade Marketing
  • Loyalty Marketing

Reference: 40960428

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