Junior E-commerce Trading Manager - Maternity cover

Ref: MON10182
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: E-Commerce
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further. We have a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We are looking for a talented Junior E-commerce Trading Manager for a 12month contract, to support and drive our thriving E-commerce operation, focusing on our Monsoon Children’s category. Reporting into the Senior Ecommerce Trading Manager, you will support the overall management of UK onsite trading, onsite merchandising and production for Monsoon Children's.

What will you do as a Junior E-commerce Trading Manager?

Proposition – Customer Offer
• Demonstrates views on current key trade activity that potentially impacts the customer and brands
• Identifying commercial and seasonal product opportunities, whilst maintaining a strong brand representation online
• Using data analysis to identify and prioritise major sales drivers and highlight deficiencies such as availability and sizing issues
• Ensure product is on the site, in the right place in a timely manner
• Price management – support set up and management of online promotions, price adjustments and sale execution, good / better / best etc
• Stock Availability – work with the Brand and Branch Merchandising teams to ensure stock to support product plan and customer demand
• Delivering all product and category elements for new season launch, twice yearly
• Product Plan new season and trading events

Planogram – Merchandising the Store
• Managing Site Navigation by defining and setting site merchandising strategy, in conjunction with the Senior Trading Manager
• Merchandising of product categories
• Content Plan to support trading (homepages, social and email product selection)
• Product – reporting and planning Brand and category performance,
• Brand and product Performance and Analysis

Plan – Business Plan
• Seasonal Planning/Product Planning/Onsite Navigation
• Support in strategy development & planning.

People – Team & Organisation
• Acts in pivotal role for teams and internal functions to co-ordinate projects and provide two-way communication.
• Builds and maintains a strong and varied network of contacts especially within Core Merchandising & Buying teams
• Working collaboratively with the Creative and Development teams to maximise the opportunities from homepages, social and email

What you will need to succeed as a Junior E-commerce Trading Manager?

• Proven experience and strong commercial track record within a leading e-commerce retailer
• Must have experience managing a direct report/small team
• Strong core online trading skills
• High levels of numeracy and commercial drive
• Excellent data analysis and act on insight to drive through actions and recommendations
• Strong communication and influencing skills
• Strong planning and organisational skills, and the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Project Planning Trade events (ie Black Friday/Sale)
• Google Analytics or any other analytics suite experience
• Strong Attention to Detail
• Experience working within a fast paced environment
• Technical E-Commerce platform experience

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.  You will enjoy a benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Junior Ecommerce Trading Manager, we would love to hear from you

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