Trading Operations Assistant

Recruiter
WHSmith
Location
Swindon
Salary
23000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Apr 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trading Operations Assistant
Swindon Head Office, Greenbridge
Grade C


We have an exciting new role for a Trading Operations Assistant to join our High Street trading team in Greenbridge. As the Trading Operations Assistant you will support the planning and delivery of trading communications across the WHSmith group in line with the Trading Communications Strategy.

What you'll do
* Support the delivery of the communication strategy for trading
* Main point of contact between trading, operations and stores relating to workload & communications
* Co-ordination of key campaign communication
* Support Trading teams to ensure delivery of promotional activity in line with critical path
* Providing key support on commercial activities i.e. range reviews, promotional campaigns
* Administration support for Trading Operations Controller
* Responsible for liaising with operations and trading teams to ensure communications delivered to required timescales.
* Support to wider trading and marketing teams

Who we're looking for
* Previous experience within commercial trading functions
* Strong store operations knowledge
* Ability to manage a variety of workstreams to set deadlines
* Confident communicator able to engage at all levels
* Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
* Strong PC Skills including Microsoft Office
* Credible, engaging communicator
* Ability to work at pace
* Proactive mindset able to work independently

What's in it for you?
You'll be at of the hub of an incredibly fast-moving function and you'll be trusted to make decisions that benefit the business. It's a serious responsibility - which will seriously motivate you. You'll thrive on the freedom and the chance to use your skills and will be supported with plenty of training and development opportunities.

What's more, you can expect some fab rewards, including an achievable annual bonus, 24 days' holiday (and the option to buy more), a competitive pension, the perks of your birthday off and an early finish on Fridays, and lots more!