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Graduate Digital Trading Executive

*This is a 2 year fixed term contract*

Are you a recent graduate looking to start a great career in Digital Retail? Would you like to work in a forward thinking, driven team, critical to the success of our digital channels? As Digital Trading Executive working for Sainsbury’s Argos you will have the opportunity to play an integral part in supporting our digital transformation.

As part of the selection process you may be asked to complete a video interview and to attend an assessment centre in Milton Keynes on 12th July.

We are looking for talented individuals to join our digital teams that are responsible for the online sales performance of a few product categories. This involves understanding how all products in each category are selling, how many visits they are attracting, how visits are converting to purchases, how price promotions are performing and how well traffic is being driven to the page via digital marketing i.e. PPC and SEO.

We have several entry level roles available in the team, where, your role is to ensure that your categories are performing to their highest potential and if something isn't performing to its optimum level, you will work with the relevant teams to create plans and take actions to enhance sales. You will also work to drive and support new range launches and promotions.

Make digital history

We’ve set our sights on becoming the UK’s leading digital retailer. And we’re now assembling the best talent in the industry to make it happen. It’s nothing short of a reinvention. We’re not just transforming our business model. We want to transform the way people shop. And in our exciting entry level roles, you’ll play a pivotal role in making that happen.

Sainsbury’s Argos sells over 50,000 products and, with over 900m visits to our online, tablet and mobile channels last year, the roles within these teams are critical to company performance. Digital Trading and Digital Content are at the heart of the business and you will work with many other teams as well as getting to work with some big brand suppliers such as Apple, Lego and Bose.

What we’re looking for

A passionate customer advocate
Graduate calibre
Strong analytical skills to be able to interpret data and make decisions at pace and/or strong copywriting skills although experience is not essential.
Drive and determination to succeed and set your own high-standards
Good networking and influencing skills. Comfortable interacting with stakeholders internally and externally.
Ability to work under pressure, multi taking numerous projects at once with the ability to carry out high level review product performance.

We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not apply and see how it goes?

Here at Sainsbury’s Argos we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury’s Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site – www.argos.careers/diversityandinclusion

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