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Online Trading Manager- Fashion (MW)

Job Title: Online Trading Manager- Fashion (MW)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94991
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.29423.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 05, 2014 09:58

Job Description

A widely known Men’s Fashion Brand is looking for a Website Trading Manager to join 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 fashion 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 Menswear category and will be reporting to and working with director level colleagues across all business functions. You will also be managing a team of 3, so previous management experience is preferable. 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 * Continual improvement of systems and merchandising tools with the development team * Keeping a close eye on the competition * Management and launch of new brands and products in line with the multi-channel offer * 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: * Educated to a high level * In touch with the latest fashion trends * An experienced merchandiser, either in bricks and mortar or ecommerce retail * Incredibly organised and motivated to hit tough targets The online function is experiencing significant growth so this role will grow in breadth and depth as the company e-volves! If you are an experienced online trader who is looking for a challenging and rewarding role for a leading retailer or you are a core merchandiser with a passion for fashion and a desire for a role in e-commerce, 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.