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Trading Manager - Online

Job Title: Trading Manager - Online
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60 - £65K Per Annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87016
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 23, 2012 17:36

Job Description

A retail giant is looking to recruit a Senior Online Trading Manager into its successful team. The successful candidate will be expected to: * Provide essential commercial and financial support * Set the trading direction and strategy for acquisition and retention of customers * Translate this into monthly, quarterly and annual sales plans * Achieve monthly sales volume/mix targets * Provide insights to sales reporting pulled together for weekly sales, tariff performance, regional performance, online campaigns and so on * Develop relationships with manufacturers so that additional funding opportunities can be utilised * Work with the Marketing team to define contents of buyers guide, POS boxes, in-store and staff collateral * Produce monthly 'Competitor review' for retail channels * Carry out regular store visits and report findings in a succinct/relevant fashion * Forecast store requirements on a monthly basis and communicate requirements to Operations and Marketing teams to enable consistent supply * Ensure monthly profitability reviews take place * Manage two direct reports The ideal candidate will have: * Significant experience in a similar trading or commercial role * Excellent analytical skills * High level of numeracy as the role has a high degree of financial management * Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills In return, you will receive a generous salary and excellent bonus package as well as the opportunity to progress within a reputable company. If this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please apply now.