Ecommerce Trader

Discover Retail
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ecommerce Trader
LOCATION: Nuneaton
SALARY: Up To £28,000 dependant on experience

A midlands based Ecommerce retailer is in search of a confident, highly motivated and established Ecommerce Trader to jump on board and join in the success!  Recognised as one of the top 100 growth businesses, this award winning company is one to watch with international expansion planned for the next 2 years.  

Ecommerce Trader….What are we looking for?

We are searching for an experienced Ecommerce Merchandiser or Ecommerce Trader who has solid Website trading experience, alongside strong analytics and visual merchandising skills. With a successful track record of Ecommerce Visual Merchandising and driving revenue and profit, you will be a bright, independent thinker, who isn’t afraid to make decisions and contribute to the overall strategy.  You will be responsible for the visual merchandising of the website for their categories and for following through the entire process from product upload to merchandising and optimisation within target deadlines, to ultimately drive sales and company growth:
  • Add all products to website in the correct locations ensuring, in conjunction with the product publishing team descriptions and search functionality are all complete.
  • Driving the company's sales growth by deciding how to sell products via the main web site, utilising Google Analytics and heat mapping tools to understand customer behaviour and present the product accordingly.
  • Influence overall trading strategy such as when sales or promotional activity is required to support sales targets, constantly innovating the trading approach or customer journey, with the support of the Online Trading Manager.
  • Collaborate with the category traders on other trading channels such as Amazon or eBay to ensure lessons are learned that can be applied back to the main web site.
  • Monitor headline KPIs for other departments such as availability and pricing/margin to challenge assumptions and identify sales impediments.
  • Constantly monitor competitor performance and execution to ensure the site competes favourably in terms of pricing and presentation.
  • Constantly maintain product relationships and site content to enhance cross selling and up selling opportunities.
  • Deputise for the Online Trading Manager in representing the department at key trading meetings, presenting category performance, issues and opportunities at all levels below the executive board.

You will be able to communicate any systems conversion problems to the user experience manager to ensure end to end journeys are constantly improved and enhanced.
You will be a talented and hungry Ecommerce Trader who can work in a culture that is entrepreneurial and fast paced and while this business is growing we need people who can work under pressure delivering results.  You will strive to be close to the customer and have a strong desire to deliver results, we are looking for a smart individual who is 100% customer focused. 

You will be surrounded by industry leaders who are extremely passionate about the business they lead – you will need to be competitive, self motivated, efficient and one who goes ‘above and beyond the call of duty’!  

You will have a minimum of 2 years experience as an  Ecommerce Merchandiser, Ecommerce Visual Merchandiser or Ecommerce Trading Role. It is essential you have a high level of ecommerce trading experience and knowledge, ideally from the retail sector.

About us...  

2017 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 12th year of business. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that provides us with our focus and drive to succeed.

 We specialise purely in the retail sector across Retail Operations, Senior Executive, E-commerce, Buying, Merchandising, Digital & Marketing, Design, Wholesale, Technical and Production, Logistics, HR & Training. 

DISCOVER where our talent can take you…