Junior Trading Manager (6 month FTC)

Ref: MON10460
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Marketing
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week


Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.
We are looking to appoint a Junior Trade Manager to execute the overall e-commerce business for the Monsoon Childrens brand, with responsibility for the commercial performance of e-commerce channels.

What you will do as our Junior Trade Manager? 

• Manage week on week trade for the Ladies and Home categories for the Monsoon Childrens brand
• Actively trade the online channel, ensuring product availability, content and marketing are optimised to achieve increased online sales
• Using data analysis to identify and prioritise major sales drivers and highlight deficiencies
• 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.
• Product plan new season and trading events
• 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
• Seasonal Planning/Product Planning/Onsite Navigation
• Liaise with the Front-End Development Team to ensure website is updated according to the plans
• Liaise with design, creative, photo studio and content team to ensure delivery to the site.
• Work with the Digital Marketing team around all SEO activity
• Drive site optimisation in areas such as search, funnel effectiveness etc.
• Develop and manage relationship with Buying and Merchandising teams to expand range available and maximise availability
• Work with the Merchandising teams to ensure robust plans to drive category/trade business plan across the channels are in place
• Liaise with the Supply Chain teams on key activities, peak periods, -ecommerce packaging, returns processing, cancellations and delivery proposition
• Build effective relationships with other functions to operate effectively; such as counterparts in Accessorize, Supply Chain, Finance etc.
• Liaise with the International team to understand the partner trading stance in relation to web-international trade


What you will need to succeed as our Junior Trade Manager:
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
• GA knowledge
• Web Platform Experience
• Strong third-party management (delivery and implementation)
• Analytical and data driven
• Track record of successful platform management and project delivery
• Pace, energy, and passion
• Great communicator and decision maker
• Resilient, with a natural curiosity
• A problem navigator, solutions driven and a ‘can do’ attitude
• The ability to articulate a vision and take the team on the journey as well as inspiring internal support as required to meet shared goals.

What we can offer you in return:
• A competitive salary, holiday, and pension package
• Up to 70% discount across our brands
• Interest-free Season Ticket Loan
• Discounted GYMBOX Membership
• Corporate Westfield discount
• And many others!

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today!

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