Web Trading Assistant

Web Trading Assistant – maternity cover

1 year fixed term contract, could go permanent.

£22,000 p.a. + excellent benefits

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Highly successful, award winning eCommerce company based in Borehamwood requires a Web Trading to be responsible for the optimisation of the company’s websites, with a day to day focus of 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 report into the Head of Trading.  The role will be predominantly working alongside the Design, SEO & Content teams.  The position is a full-time role for a 12 months FTC maternity cover.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Work alongside the Head of Trading to regularly and efficiently maintain the company websites, including:
  • Day to day website content implementation, to support weekly wider company marketing priorities, including all seasonal & peak trading campaigns.
  • 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 Head of Trading to improve onsite search and navigation.
  • Supporting fellow trading executives to hit business master category sales and margin targets
  • Produce reports to monitor web KPIs, taking actions to optimise low performing areas.
  • Work alongside Design, Content & SEO teams to optimise key landing pages, such as Recipient and Occasion pages.
  • Using web optimisation tools to provide insight in order to identify customer journey & channel trends, help optimise and convert traffic coming to the site.
  • Support wider eCommerce team to deliver new functionality and trading strategies.

Person Specification

  • At least 1 year experience working within an eRetail/eCommerce environment.
  • High attention to detail with an ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Quick learner with ability to think pro-actively and build solid working relationships with peers
  • Natural planner, looking ahead, anticipating and escalating issues before they arise, providing solutions, and meeting deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organisation skills
  • A keen analytical mind, with a willingness to challenge yourself and solve problems
  • Basic web analytics knowledge preferable, but someone who is naturally strong and analytical would fit the role well

Salary: £22,000 p.a.

Location: Borehamwood, Herts

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