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eCommerce Trading Assistant

Support Office»E-Commerce


Job Reference: 172161BR

Nottingham Support Office



eCommerce Trading Assistant –

Welcome to the team - an exciting team within Boots UK which is at the heart of our growth plans as more customers look to us for online help, advice and shopping inspiration, as well as of course the best Boots products, prices and offers. As customers are changing, so are we: focusing on really understanding our customers’ needs and making the most of our great products and services to optimise the online shopping experience and drive growth.

The eCommerce trading assistant plays a key role in the eCommerce team, supporting the day to day trading of specific categories and how they show up on, to achieve aggressive growth targets. We currently have eCommerce Trading Assistant vacancies in our Lifestyle team.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for how your categories show up across, to drive the total revenue and profit targets, and our market share ambitions
• Manage the rebuild and sales plan briefing process ensuring accurate and on time delivery and checking the customer journey on the website.
• Communicating with and supporting key stakeholders, ensuring the key process principles and key deadlines are adhered to.
• To have a clear understanding of the drivers within the category, the market and the immediate road map
• Support the ecommerce trading lead to develop and deliver the online tradeplan, working with our key suppliers, trading, partnership marketing, supply, merchandising and our digital operations team.
• Support the legal and safe trade of own categories online and delivery of KPIs
A bit about you…
• Digital experience working in an e-commerce role or able to demonstrate an active interest in e-commerce with trading experience
• Strong numeracy and administration skills with the ability to analyse and report data.
• Willing to push boundaries and take calculated risks to gain a competitive advantage
• Stakeholder management – confident engaging with peers and third parties (e.g. product suppliers)

A bit about us…

Work right at the heart of the business and join us on the exciting digital journey we’re on.
Play a leading role in driving growth by maximising the performance of your department and launching new ranges and products. Life in the team is fast paced, every day is different and brings new opportunities to optimise what we do. We work with great people across the business and externally to execute our digital strategy and meet our customers’ needs.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

If you would like to become part of our story and make a difference – click apply and our recruitment partners will be in touch!

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