Digital Trading Executive

Excellent Salary & Benefits
15 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
We are Sainsbury's Argos, the UK's leading multi-channel retailer. So, whether you're shopping online, from our smart phone app or popping into one of over 840 stores across the UK you'll probably know that the service, value and variety we offer our customers is awesome - and the same goes for a career at Argos too!

Right now, our outstanding digital trading team is on the hunt for a Digital Trading Exec to manage the day to day trading of a selected online category and be key to the team in ensuring we are successfully achieving our commercial objectives.

Each of our Digital Trading Executives are responsible for a specific set of categories across the Argos website which covers a great variety of products in which the role will be responsible for. Including reviewing product performance and ensuring we are optimising our on line channels to support the customer journey. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an evolving and growing department, working in a fast paced environment and playing an important role in supporting our digital transformation.

Taking ownership of tracking key metrics in the category you will have a key focus on looking at run rates on Visits/Sales/Participation/Conversion/Search trends and creating daily actions to improve these. You will also be creating implementation plans to enhance the category, through new range launch/re-categorisation/seasonal changes etc.

This role will give you the opportunity to face into some key areas of the business including communicating daily with Trading on short term goals, and weekly planning meetings to ensure future activity is on track.

If you have a passion for customer experience and are data driven with strong analytical skills, this would be a fantastic opportunity to develop those skills and contribute heavily to the success of our digital channels.

As a Digital Trading Executive your skills and experience will ideally include:

Proven experience within a similar environment
Strong analytical skills to be able to interpret data and make decisions at pace to increase category activity.
Drive and determination to succeed and set your own high-standards with regards to online merchandising and execution.
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.
Demonstrable commercial awareness

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 -