Marketplace Trading Executive

Euro Car Parts
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Marketplace Trading Executive

Reports to: Digital Marketing Manager

Purpose: Responsible for management of our Market Place (eBay, Amazon etc) Channel. Responsible for negotiating constant promotional support (daily deals etc) as well as the medium to long term product strategy - ensuring we are first to market with products.

Works closely with: Digital Marketing Manager, Marketplace Content Exec, Product Team, Customer Service Team

Main responsibilities:

  • Building & Executing the monthly promotional calendar
  • Work with the Digital Marketing Manager to build the monthly marketing calendar
  • Work directly with Marketplace Account managers to gain promotional slots
  • Work with product team to identify suitable products & submit for deal slots
  • Work with third party suppliers to ensure stores are merchandised as agreed
  • Monitor competitor & product performance
  • Monitor competitor performance - Strengths & Weakness’ each fortnight - Plan & Execute 'attack’ and 'defend’ strategies where and when agreed.
  • Monitor Product, Brand and Product Group performance - Ensuring our products and brands become or remain the most popular on each marketplace
  • Spearhead & Support technical systems & new developments
  • Where necessary work with technical teams & partners to plan, test and deploy any changes to our systems
  • Where necessary work with Marketplace’s to be first to market with any new developments. As Well as the technical deployment
  • Manage the Ongoing Product development
  • Creating templates for upload of NEW TO RANGE products
  • Optimising Existing Listings to best practice guidelines
  • Daily Trading
  • Responsible for our accounts to meet and exceed all targets to maintain healthy account status
  • Responsible for our accounts to meet and exceed all revenue & margin targets
  • Support Customer Service team by resolving any issues reported to ensure they do not reappear

Person Specification

Category Requirement

Essential Experience

Prior experience of trading on eBay, Amazon, Tesco or

Essential Knowledge & Skills

A solid understanding of Marketplace Search Algorithms

A solid understanding of 'Best Practice’ listing guidelines

Intermediate / advanced skills in MS Excel to work with & analysis large data sets.

Good grasp of copywriting skills including strong grammar and concise editing

Essential Personal Qualities

Ability to work on own initiative

High level of organisational skills with the ability to deal with conflicting priorities and meet deadlines.

Entrepreneurial, self-starter, with ambition and a 'can do’ attitude

Hands-on person who can hit the ground running

Flexible with the ability to work well under pressure

Team player

Confident in problem solving

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