• Digital Trading Manager

    Location UK-Nottingham | UK-Sunderland
    Job ID
    2018-3129
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Digital & Ecommerce
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    Key Purpose of Job:

     

    This is a manager role but requires someone who is also able to be hands-on in the delivery of our ecommerce revenue across multiple brands or websites. The role ensures there are robust plans in place that are actionable and adjusts these to deliver the planned revenue and margin. 

    Responsibilities

    • Owns the trading calendar for a specific division or brand, and is responsible for the delivery of the sales
    • Works closely with the Merchandising and Demand Planning teams to inform buys and have a clear stock plan. Partners with Merchandiser assigned to your brand(s)
    • Collaboratively leads to ensure that the correct assets and channels are supporting the delivery of the revenue line
    • Plays an active role in the forming of budgets and forecasts
    • Management of trading executives ensuring resource is appropriately managed and acts as leader across the digital team
    • Utilise data and analytics to drive category performance and product sell through
    • Proactively responds to trading conditions to ensure a robust plan, both strategic and tactical is in place to hit the sales targets
    • Inputs to the Integrated Business Planning.

     

    Needs to have 

    • Solid commercial experience in a retail or brand ecommerce environment
    • Strong commercial acumen and able to utilise data to make informed decisions to drive performance
    • Experience of working across multiple brands sites and platforms
    • People and team management experience
    • Use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Needs to be 

    • A team player and with ability to influence and collaborate across a number of teams
    • Adaptable to respond quickly to competing demands and quick to action changes need to planning process
    • Strategic but have the ability to deliver detailed tactical plans
    • A strong negotiator who is able to influence across multiple divisions, functions and teams
    • Proactive and creative thinker who can bring new ideas to the table

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