Online Trading Manager

Carnival UK
Competitive salary + excellent benefits
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We are passionate about providing fantastic guest experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve unrivalled business success and delivering our vision of being the most spectacularly successful Cruise Company in Britain. We are growing the P&O Cruises E-Commerce offering so that we can provide a world class brand specific digital experience and are currently looking for a Trading Manager to help support the business.

The P&O Cruises Digital team is responsible for driving and maintaining P&O Cruises digital presence across the entire customer journey, and in particular, is playing a central role in cost-effective marketing acquisition. The scope of the team's responsibilities includes managing the brand websites, other digital platforms and all elements of digital marketing, including social media, online display advertising, PPC, SEO, email marketing, affiliates, lead generation and more.

As Online Trading Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing online merchandising strategies to drive profitable revenue for our key products & trades - generating key insight by combining digital analytics data with a detailed understanding of product / trends. As Online Trading Manager you'll capitalise on those insights quickly, through the application of a broad range of trading levers, strategies and techniques

About You:

  • Experience in an online trading or merchandising role
  • Proficient with Google Analytics
  • Planning, prioritisation and delivery focused Desirable
  • Knowledge of other analytics packages (eg: Adobe Site Catalyst)
  • Experience of conversion optimisation or A/B testing software

You will have substantial experience of influencing at a senior level, coupled with the ability to build close working relationships with internal teams and managing external agencies. Preferably you will have travel industry exposure, but this is not essential.

You'll need to have strong commercial acumen, putting our guests at the heart of every decision. You'll naturally have excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills and will be considerate of other people's perspectives.

Technically, you'll be able to analyse opinions and quickly form a decision based on sound judgement, whilst identifying trends / making recommendations based on insight. Key to your success will be your ability to identify new ways of doing things, and approach situations with an open mind, you'll be a strong, tenacious team player and you will approach change with a positive outlook, identifying the potential opportunities presented.

About Us:

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success. For over 175 years, our iconic ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel.

P&O Cruises has a proud and long tradition, with seven ships including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015. We offer holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That's why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. Join us on our journey as Online Trading Manager, APPLY now.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To submit your application, please click on the 'Apply' button below . You will be re-directed to this vacancy on the Carnival UK careers site where you will be required to create an account and complete the application process.

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