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Digital Marketing, Trading & Product Ownership Graduate Scheme

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10 Dec 2021
Job Description

Location: Flexible, hybrid role based around our Syston Support Centre, Leicestershire

On the hunt for a graduate scheme that’s challenging, exciting – and as unique as you are? Our Digital Marketing, Trading & Product Ownership Graduate Scheme could be just what you’re after.

We’re the UK’s number one homeware retailer, turning houses into homes across the UK since 1979. Today, with over 170 superstores across the country and a successful online operation – – we’re an industry-leading, instantly recognisable brand and offer over 50,000 products across a broad range of categories.

How did we get this far? By understanding our customers and constantly innovating and improving the way we do things. And we’re nowhere near finished. That’s why we’re on the lookout for fearless go-getters, ambitious self-starters and creative innovators who’ve got the passion and determination to take charge of their careers – and shape the future of our industry. That’s where you come in.

What to expect:

Digital is key to future growth at Dunelm - and that’s why our Digital Marketing, Digital Trading and Product Ownership teams are so critical. Here, we find new ways to reach customers, increase sales and maximise value through a wide range of digital products, services and channels.

Join our team as a graduate and you’ll get hands-on experience across all three teams, with a structured rotational scheme that exposes you to everything from search engines and social media to forecasting and sales.

Over two years you’ll:

  • Spend time working in each of our digital teams - Digital Marketing, Digital Trading and Product Ownership
  • Learn how to promote Dunelm through a range of digital platforms and develop expertise in CRM (Customer Relationship management), PPC (Pay-per-click), SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), affiliate marketing and more
  • Dive into all aspects of trading, from product to personalisation and everything in between
  • Play a role in maximising sales for one of our commercial departments across all digital channels and devices
  • Help realise the full potential of different product categories by working on plans, growth drivers, forecasting and measurement
  • Work as a product owner within an agile team, making sure projects are delivered successfully and in a way that creates maximum value for your product
  • Get to know a member of the Executive Board of Directors with quarterly catch-ups
  • Get plenty of exposure by attending four Executive Board meetings where you’ll present findings from the projects you’ve worked on and come up with amazing ideas for continuous improvement

What you’ll bring:

  • A genuine passion for building a career in digital
  • Strong analytical thinking and a knack for solving challenging problems
  • The resilience and ambition to drive your own development and the eagerness to constantly find new learning opportunities
  • Relevant work experience and strong commercial awareness
  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills
  • A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in any relevant subject

Our benefits:

Our range of benefits are just as unique as our graduate schemes and include a 15% colleague discount on all our products.

Like what you’ve read? Then do your research, update your CV and, once you’re ready, hit the button.

Dunelm is committed to becoming a fully inclusive business that is representative of our customers and locations. We recognise the value in diversity and welcome applications from all candidates regardless of sex, age, race, religion, ability, gender or sexual identity, socio-economic background or education. We are committed to making Dunelm a place where everyone can enjoy a successful career and have systems in place to support all our staff. We are seeking applications from candidates who share our values and celebrate diversity in all its forms.