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Argos

Digital Trading Graduate

Role: Digital Trading Graduate 
Location: Milton Keynes
Duration: 2 year graduate roles leading to permanent opportunities
Remuneration: £26,000p/a + excellent benefits

Argos is changing. We’ve set our sights on becoming the UK’s leading digital retailer. And we’re now well on the way to 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 graduate roles, you’ll play a pivotal role in making that happen.

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 is 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 you’ll do in Digital Trading at Argos

In our digital trading team you will be responsible for the digital sales performance of a number of product categories. This involves understanding how all products in your 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. 

Your job 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. 

What we’re looking for

  • Strong analytical skills to be able to interpret data and make decisions at pace and/or strong copywriting skills
  • Drive and determination to succeed and set your own high-standards 
  • Good networking and influencing skills. Comfortable interacting with stakeholders internally and externally. A passionate customer advocate Ability to work under pressure, multi taking numerous projects at once with the ability to carry out high level review product performance.

What we offer

You’d think that joining one of the most exciting digital environments is reward enough. But we’ll also give you great benefits too. As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy 24 days’ holiday, staff discount, save as you earn scheme, 2 days paid volunteering and staff discount at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat. Our training and development offering is one of the best in the business, so if you're ambitious and want to develop your career you will love working with us.

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