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Website Trading Manager - Gifting

Job Title: Website Trading Manager - Gifting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92643
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: VIK.86478.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 26, 2013 19:54

Job Description

My client, a well known upmarket retailer is looking for a Website Trading Manager to head up the Gifting category in their rapidly growing eCommerce team. The main purpose of the role is to drive online sales and delivery of commercial objectives, and this will be delivered through a love for the brand, an in-depth understanding of analytics and an ability to influence key decision makers at every level. You will be working very closely with the Buying and Merchandising functions in order to manage the online range for the Gifting category and will be reporting to and working with director level colleagues across all business functions. The Website trading manager will be responsible for: * Understanding the brand ambitions and communicating them to the online customer. * Daily analysis of sales and performance. * The continuous improvement of customer journey for the trading site in conjunction with the UX team. * Keeping a close eye on the competition. * Management and launch of new brands and products in line with the multi-channel offer. * Execution of campaigns, events and promotions both own brand and third party. * Increasing the overall conversion rate through effective online merchandising. * Management of product availability. * Commercial management of the online category including weekly performance reporting, strategic promotional planning and market and competitor analysis. The ideal candidate will be / have: * Educated to a high level. * Very experienced in online retailing – preferably within Gifting / Homewares / Luxury. * Incredibly organised and motivated to hit tough targets. * Excellent numerical and analytical skills. This is an aspirational company and there will be opportunities for progression across the categories in this instantly recognisable brand. The online function is experiencing significant growth so this role will grow in breadth and depth as the company e-volves! In return for your hard work you will be rewarded with a basic salary of £40 - £50k + Bonus + Benefits. If you are an experienced online trader who is looking for a challenging and rewarding role for a leading retailer please apply using an up to date CV in Word format. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.