eCommerce Trading Manager

Deeside | Head Office

Employer: Iceland

Salary: Competitive

Reference: 143257/518

Date added: 21 hours ago

At Iceland foods, we have been blazing a trail in the last few years. Since 2016, has been the UK’s fastest-growing online grocer, outpacing its biggest rivals, and the Online team’s dedication to its customers over the past 6 years have resulted in record-breaking growth.

As our Online business grows, so must our teams and we have a fantastic opportunity for an eCommerce Trading Manager to join our growing eCommerce team within our head office in Deeside, near Chester.

Purpose of the role:

As our Trading Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that there is a clear plan in place which enables digital sales growth through a strong online trading offering for your department. Working with the Marketing Activity team, the Trading Manager will create the base for all online activity as well as creating and executing online exclusive promotions.

The role will include working with product ranging and stock planning teams, email and digital marketing, branded suppliers and buyers to deliver maximum ROI and great availability our online customers. This role provides responsibility to trade your own department as well as feeding into the main online trading plan.

Role Duties:

Work closely with the activity planning team to plan and prioritise all on site activity
Use key trends and events insight to forward plan deals and promotions and areas of focus
Develop strong relationships with the Buying team to enable the best deals from suppliers
Develop online exclusive promotions, annualising previous activity and opportunities for trade
Use competitor and customer insight in order to make decisions in relation to the deals on site
Review analytics platforms to provide insight and understanding into trading results
Work closely with suppliers to create onsite annual activity plans and ad hoc trading initiatives
Manage the execution on site and feedback the results, ensuring maximum ROI
Nominate products for email selection based on seasonality, performance and driving sales and engagement
Work with Supply Chain team to ensure stock has strong coverage in stores prior to promotion launches

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 would be advantageous
An understanding of Google analytics is preferable
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
You need to be able to juggle multiple tasks, can work to a plan and work in a fast-paced environment

Make a difference to your career, we expect a lot but you’ll get a lot back in return. We will help you grow and develop your career and give you the freedom to show that you really care.

Alongside this we can offer you:

A very competitive salary with an excellent benefits package
25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
15% store discount, 30% club individual restaurant discount
Free parking
Double discount weeks
Highly subsidised restaurant onsite with our own Michelin Star Chef!
Subsidised Costa onsite
Discounted gym membership
Charity fundraising events
Educational sponsorship
Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
Long service awards
Reward & recognition
Online discounts at over 150 retailers and cashback on shopping, holidays, insurance and more!

Be Proud. Be brave. Be everything that makes us different. Be Iceland.


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