Trading Manager Job in Poole

Dovetail Recruitment are pleased to be working with a fast-growing family-run business in Poole in recruiting for a Trading Manager. This is an exciting role offering great long-term development in a rewarding and exciting workplace.

The successful Trading Manager will be responsible for the profit and loss for one of this company’s many divisions. This Trading Manager role will proactively initiate and drive the sales activity required across products, pricing, promotion and people to exceed short and medium term sales, profitability and customer acquisition/retention targets within it.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management of day-to-day marketing/trading activity to deliver on KPIs set by Senior Trading Manager – with monthly profit-and-loss reporting and commercial analysis of activity as required
  • Ownership of proactively improving sales, margins and profitability ratios relative to marketing spend and stock investment
  • Proactively driving improvements and managing direct marketing collateral via printed marketing, websites, email marketing, and more to generate greater product sales, quotes and profitability
  • Delivering on product led marketing initiatives in conjunction with Product Innovation Team to ensure a steady stream of successful new products being launched effectively
  • Working directly with operations to manage and optimise the launch of manufactured products, ongoing product life cycles, pricing and range architecture
  • Work with the Group Marketing Manager to continually develop and optimise ecommerce performance for owned business units
  • Working with direct marketing teams to optimise online and printed marketing conversion rate, circulation, spend and return
  • Analysing response to marketing activity and proposing refinements and improvements as necessary
  • Identifying new opportunities and launching new business units within the safety and facilities remit
  • Supporting the Senior Trading Manager with sign off, reporting and planning
  • Liaising with colleagues managing sales quotes with a view to optimising quote conversion rates
  • Day to day management of a team of 3 x junior traders and executives

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience within product marketing
  • Have a good of understanding of business, product and customer life cycles.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Entrepreneurial and curious mindset

Salary & Benefits:

  • £Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid working for full time roles
  • Bi-Monthly Prize Draws, 12 prizes up to £500 (after 12 months)
  • ‘Self-betterment’ scheme of up to £200 per year. Most people use this for heavily discounted gym membership (after 12 months)
  • Increasing holiday with time served
  • Quarterly paid social nights out
  • Training and development opportunities supported and funded
  • Birthday cash
  • Paid Xmas party, partners included
  • Annual paid family BBQ for all staff + families
  • Discount on selected internal products/staff orders
  • Bi-Monthly Free Lunch Buffets – last Friday of each month
  • Cash Prizes For Ideas, Staff Photo Competitions, Staff Newsletter etc.
  • Further training opportunities supported

This Trading Manager would accept applicants from either full time or part time candidates.

If you are interested in this Trading Manager Job in Poole, please click on ‘Apply Now’.

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