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Job Reference: 2 3 0 9 8 4 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Level 5

No7 Trading Manager

Contract: Perm
Closing date:
Recruitment Partner -

Who we are

No7 Beauty Company is made up of five iconic brands - No7, Liz Earle, Soap & Glory, Botanics and Sleek MakeUP. We believe in creating the best in beauty for everyone - we’re innovators with a passion for challenging perceptions with ground-breaking products, proven results and positive impact. We have built a reputation on scientific innovation, whilst being environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. We are an equal opportunity employer, empowering our team members to be their authentic selves as we share a culture where diversity, equity and inclusion are at the centre of everything we do.

About the role

The Cosmetics Trading Manager we’re looking for is commercial and creative, with the ability to independently develop plans that exceed our customers’ expectations and our financial targets and work with a cross functional team to deliver them excellently and enjoyably. The Cosmetics Trading Manager role is far broader than the typical buying role, working with more teams and working across a variety of projects.
· Maximise sales, profit and market share by developing the strategy, building the associated plans and executing them with the support of your team across pricing, promotion, range, merchandising and marketing, ensuring all plans are tailored for the No7 Cosmetics customer
· Own all commercial processes, including sales and cost budgeting, forecasting and ongoing performance analysis and action planning
· Be known as the go to commercial contact for No7 Cosmetics, owning daily, weekly and monthly trading plans, and how No7 shows up within Boots cross category activity
· Work cross functionally with a broad range of teams in Boots and No7 Beauty Company including Supply, Merchandising, Category Management, Finance, Brand, Marketing and Product teams to develop and deliver the very best plan possible for No7 Cosmetics, always focussing on building productive and enjoyable relationships across teams
· Manage multiple internal and external stakeholders, including representing and championing No7 Cosmetics within Boots

What you’ll need to have

· Commercial trading/ buying experience necessary, with knowledge of account management also helpful due to breadth internal and external teams you will work with
· Honed commercial experience, with a clear understanding of factors that influence sales, profit and share and the ability and appetite to build plans that drive these metrics
·In-depth understanding of trading levers, confident in analysing data to obtain insights and independently develop recommendations to drive performance
· Second to none relationship builder and work productively collaborate with a wide range internal and external teams, confident in engaging, influencing and delivering results together

It would be great if you also have

· Enthusiasm and excited to seek out opportunities, power through problems and deliver the very best experience for our customers and your colleagues

Our benefits

• Retirement Savings Plan
• Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
• Discretionary annual bonus
• Generous discount on our own brands and partner businesses
Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and much more.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - go to to find out more. Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by No7 Beauty Company and may not be accurate.

What's next

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.

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