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Job Reference: 2 3 1 0 1 5 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Level 6

No7 Assistant Trading Manager

Contract: Perm
Closing date: 29th May
Recruitment Partner: David Hancock -

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 Assistant Trading Manager we’re looking for is commercial and creative, with the ability to 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 Assistant 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 building plans following the strategy and leading the execution of them across pricing, promotion, range, merchandising and marketing, ensuring all plans are tailored for the No7 customer
· Be known as the go to commercial contact for No7, owning daily, weekly and monthly trading plans, and how No7 shows up within Boots cross category activity
· Take responsibility for commercial processes, including sales and cost budgeting, forecasting and ongoing performance analysis and action planning
· 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, always focussing on building strong, productive and enjoyable relationships across teams

What you’ll need to have

· Excellent commercial trading/ buying experience necessary, with knowledge of account management also helpful due to the breadth of internal and external teams you will interact 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 derive insights and independently develop recommendations to drive performance
· Second to none ability to build relationships and work productively with a wide range of internal and external teams, confident in engaging, influencing and delivering results together
· Enthusiastic and excited to seek out opportunities, power through problems and deliver the very best experience for our customers and your colleagues

It would be great if you also have

Enthusiasm 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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