Online Trading Manager

Job Title: Online Trading Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Reference: 47934
Contact Name: Rachel Wheeler
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2020 20:16

Job Description

Do you have 2+ years experience in Online Trading and are you looking for the next step up in your career? A reputable retailer, with a fantastic ethical ethos, is looking for an Online Trading Manager to join their fast paced team. 


  • Plan and prioritise all on site activity.
  • Use key trends and events insight to forward plan deals and promotions.
  • Work collaboratively with the Buying team to ensure the best deals are secured from suppliers.
  • Develop online promotions, identifying opportunities to trade.
  • Use competitor and customer insight in order to make decisions in relation to the deals on site.
  • Review analytics platforms to provide insight.
  • Liaise with suppliers to create an online activity and trading plan and any ad hoc trading initiatives.
  • Manage the execution on site and feedback the results, ensuring maximum ROI.

Skills and Experience needed:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of retail, ecommerce or similar trading environment.
  • An understanding of ecommerce best practise, website metrics, data analysis, and reporting tools.
  • An understanding of Google analytics is beneficial. 
  • You need to have good attention to detail and have a strong work ethic.
  • An excellent communicator with strong verbal and written skills.
  • You must be analytical and be comfortable reviewing data to find new, relevant ways of promoting products.
  • Proficiency in Excel required.
  • Be motivated, organised and determined.
  • Be results driven, commercially aware and have problem solving abilities.
  • Be able to juggle multiple tasks, can work to a plan and work in a fast pace environment.

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