- Digital - PR & Marketing
16 January 2019 X

Ecommerce Trading Manager–

Salary £42,000 - £47,000
Location Horsforth
Type Permanent
Sector Marketing Retail

About the post–

POST recruitment are recruiting exclusively for a B2C online retailer based in the heart of Leeds, this newly created role is to lead a new proposition for the group and will be the start of a very exciting journey.

Your primary responsibility will be driving online sales and traffic growth while managing a digital marketing budget, Ecommerce team and delivering on KPIs. The right candidate will be a natural leader with a deep understanding of all digital marketing, website merchandising, CRO as well as demand planning and inventory management. We’re looking for a very commercial person to drive trading execution but also a truly localised and customer centric online experience. This is a unique opportunity to join the business at the heart of its growth strategy, reporting directly to the Sales Director - but indirectly supported by the Group Ecommerce Director.


  • Driving sales and margin on the website through careful analysis of historical and live KPIs.
  • Driving traffic, conversion and ROI across all digital acquisition channels
  • Building and growing a customer database to target via email, SMS, social, Google, post.
  • Leading the cross-department relationships involved when planning and executing campaigns
  • Ensuring demand and stock is planned in with the warehouse/supply teams
  • Owning the Ecommerce promotional calendar from concept to execution.
  • Working with our Ecommerce Project Manager to drive onsite UX improvements and supporting UAT and QA of the development roadmap
  • E-commerce reporting on daily sales and weekly KPIs
  • Working closely with operations to ensure high levels of order fulfilment and quality
  • Management of digital marketing budget
  • Managing and developing 2 direct reports: Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Executive

What we need from you–

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a commercial Ecommerce or Performance Marketing role
  • Deep understanding of digital marketing and demonstrating ROI on campaigns
  • Experience managing advertising budgets
  • Experience with Ecommerce platforms, preferably Magento 2. Experience of alternate CMS will be considered
  • Advanced Excel skills, advanced understanding of Google Analytics
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Enjoy a fast paced, target driven environment - this is a daily trading role and will suit someone who thrives on that energy and enjoys driving short term results as much as long term change

What you’ll get–

  • £42,000 - £47,000
  • Great Location
  • Fantastic Transport Links

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website www.postrecruitment.com for more details.