Web Trading Assistant

  • Ecommerce
  • London
  • £25,000
  • permanent

Web Trading Assistant

My client is the UK’s leading retail experience provider. Their core focus is to deliver happiness to their customers, suppliers, team and retail partners, they aim to do this by providing industry-leading products.

As Web Trading Assistant you will be responsible for the optimisation of my client's websites, with a day-to-day focus on increasing category-level sales targets, device-level conversion, page performance and supporting the business to hit overall sales and conversion targets. You will sit within the eCommerce team and will be predominantly working alongside the Design, SEO, production & buying teams. Work alongside the Web Trading Manager and Category Trading Managers to regularly and efficiently maintain the websites including day-to-day website content implementation, to support weekly wider company marketing priorities, including all seasonal & peak trading campaigns. 

You will give optimisation of key landing pages as dictated by trading performance across devices, ensure all content is accurate, up-to-date, brand-appropriate & optimized for SEO, working alongside the Category Trading Managers to improve onsite search and navigation as well as onsite product merchandising. You will be supporting the trading team to hit business master category sales and margin targets, produce reports to monitor web KPIs, take actions to optimise low-performing areas, and work alongside Design, Content & SEO teams to optimise key landing pages. You will be using web optimisation tools to provide insight in order to identify customer journey & channel trends, help optimise and convert traffic coming to the site, and support a wider eCommerce team to deliver new functionality and trading strategies.

This role will best suit an individual who is well organised, pragmatic, and a lateral thinker, with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to work both individually and as part of a team experience working in a similar “web trading/web management/web merchandising role” – minimum 1 year (intern or exec experience is great!)experience of working as part of a team as well as with other business functions, high attention to detail with an ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. You will be a quick learner with the ability to think proactively and build solid working relationships with peers, a natural planner, looking ahead, anticipating and escalating issues before they arise, providing solutions, and meeting deadlines, and proven time management and organisation skills. You will have a keen analytical mind, with a willingness to challenge yourself and solve problems, basic web analytics knowledge is preferable, but someone who is naturally strong and analytical would fit the role well.