Assistant Online Trading Manager


Greater London Permanent bonus + benefits

My client is a leading business with a global reach across fashion, this role will work with the online team are responsible for three primary elements of the website; product, merchandising and trading operations. The principal objective is to develop, enhance and maintain our brand as the ultimate destination for luxury fashion, beauty, food and gifting to drive the sales and margin success of the business.

You would work closely with the store buying teams, the brands directly and all online marketing, creative, studio production and copy teams to deliver a timely, edited and effectively targeted offer.

Understanding of the customer base, competitive market and seasonal fashion trends are critical to this role. Equally, an ability to analyse sales performance and site trading metrics, alongside an understanding of online user experience and customer journey are essential.

Passion for ecommerce and the luxury-end of the fashion, beauty, food and gifting market and a strong commercial & business acumen are the inherent qualities we are looking for.


  • A complete customer focus in all strategic & operational activities
  • A genuine passion for product and a desire to deliver an offer well matched to our target market
  • A natural and in-built sense of responsibility for your work and commitment to your role
  • 3-5 year’s experience in an ecommerce merchandising/ buying role, ideally within a multi-brand environment and preferably within the luxury sector.
  • Dedication to daily operational tasks and problem solving, whilst also managing longer-term strategic planning & development
  • Highly numerate, with excellent planning & analytical capabilities
  • A willingness to consider alternative opinions, shrewd and balanced judgement
  • Confident in making decisions and accepting accountability for actions
  • Excellent team working, communication and people management skills, under-pinned by a positive and productive attitude
  • Exceptionally organised, methodical, efficient & reliable.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure to stringent deadlines in a calm and composed manner. Self-motivated & enthusiastic, with an entrepreneurial spirit to help a dynamic & rapidly growing business
  • Experience working with Product Information Management (PIM), Analytics (Omniture, GA), test & target and merchandising tools
  • Strong computer literacy; advanced Excel knowledge essential.
  • Graduate level education (or equivalent) A sense of humour, a personable, human touch and a natural enjoyment for the work you do.

If this role is of interest, please contact Elliot Gardiner for further information.

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