Catergory Manager - Market Places

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Cain

  • Contact email:

    sam.cain@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029669_1575281023

Category Manager - Market Places | Fashion | London, Zone 1 | £45,000

About the Company - Category Manager - Market Places

Xcede has currently partnered with one of the UK's most recognisable high street retailers who are now operating across mainland Europe and further afield. They offer a very central, modern and collaborative working environment for all their staff - helping them maintain their status as one of the best UK retailers.

About the role - Category Manager - Market Places

The Market Place Category Manager is responsible for trading, analysing and reporting of the overall performance of product trading on 3rd Party Market Places under the guidance of the Global Ecommerce Trade Manager.

The 1st point of contact for all external partners the Market PlacesCategory Manager works closely with the Branch Merchandising team to deliver long term plans for product launch, promotions and features online. The Market Places Category Manager works collaboratively with the wider eCommerce team to improve and accelerate sales and profit performance for New Look on Market Places.

Role Responsibilities - Category Manager - Market Places

* Own trade calendar planning for product trading on 3rd Party Market Places
* Work alongside external partners to deliver trade plan including product to site, pricing changes, promotional activity, VM execution
* Liaise with Branch Merchandising and external partners on planned product launches, promotions and features on-site
* Responsible for analysing and reporting on Market Places
* Review weekly trade figures proposing appropriate trade and commercial actions to the Global Trade Manager
* Ensure all reporting is accurate and trading actions are undertaken by you and our partners
* Understand the key drivers in our sales and profits, and are responsible for driving performance
* Commercially savvy you identify & respond to new competitor and market trends by highlighting competitor activity, trade opportunities (Gap Analysis), being highly reactive to their product placement, promotional activity and trends
* The first point of contact for external partners and Branch Merchandising teams
* Prepare and lead regular trade updates and feedback sessions to identify opportunity and execute plans

Experience Required - Category Manager - Market Places

* Organised, planned and productive to get the most from each working day
* A true team player, working to support the overall agenda and not just your own
* Personally credible, known for being a professional and a great representation of the brand
* Intuitive with great use of initiative going beyond the job specification
* Understands the importance of self-directed learning and takes the appropriate steps to keep up to date
* A commercial expert in your field you are aware of the current trading conditions
* Degree or equivalent qualification
* Strong understanding of Microsoft applications, particularly MS Excel Experience

If you believe this position is suitable for you or you would like to know more about this opportunity, either click apply or contact Sam Cain - sam.cain@xcede.co.uk