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Ecommerce Trading Assistant - Beauty

Listing ID: 1449236

Ecommerce Trading Assistant - Beauty

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Next
Location: Leicester, East Midlands, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 1 day
About: You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the eCommerce department as an Online Trading Assistant on the Beauty team!

As the Online Trading Assistant for Beauty, you will play a fundamental role in growing the online beauty business working closely with the Trading Manager and cross functional teams to deliver growth in sales and profit. Passionate about beauty and leading beauty brands, you will be responsible for the end-to-end trading activity onsite. 

This position is London or Leicester based with the opportunity of Hybrid working.

The Role:

  • Continually review sales performance, best sellers and online metrics to help make informed decisions to enhance the website and maximise sales
  • With exceptional commercial understanding and analysing key online metrics, you’ll help to identify and suggest ways to create a more engaging online experience for our customers and improve conversion
  • Utilise online trading tools to identify and optimise site navigation, search and customer journey 
  • Continually review search results and pages with a view to optimise. Identifying opportunities to improve low conversion or high bounce rates
  • Own the delivery of all promotional activity 
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business to align and deliver promotions, new products and brand launches
  • Drive forward marketing opportunities and initiatives that will enhance a products online commercial appeal
  • Work with the product teams to suggest and drive forward strong product imagery for homepages, emails and marketing that best reflect sales and trends
  • Strive to make Next a leading online beauty destination

About You:

  • A passion for Beauty
  • Analytical and comfortable with large volumes of data
  • Time management, organisation and ability to prioritise, essential for working in a fast paced environment and under pressure
  • Highly motivated and hardworking with the ability to work independently and proactively
  • A keen eye for good design in order to implement the most effective visual approach for our website
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of beauty brands and the latest trends
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint & Google applications
  • Flexibility London or Leicester based, with travel to head office required one day a week
  • Experience working in an e-commerce environment is desired but not essential

Some of our Benefits:

  • ​25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

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