Commercial Apprentice

Apprentice

Job Number: 19789

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Commercial Apprentice

London

 

Apprentice

 

The commercial function operate at the heart of our business. The teams ensure the company is always ranging the latest and greatest technology. We work with all major brands to present the best ranges, prices and promotions in our stores. This includes various products from Laptops and Smart Technology, to Mobile Phones and White Goods. This is a function that is ever changing with new and exciting products and is a great opportunity for anyone interested in new technology.

 

As a Commercial Apprentice, you’ll help to ensure that technology is both available and affordable to everyone who needs it, but you won’t just connect customers to all-important technology. You’ll also kick-start your career, earn money and learn new skills while you develop as a professional and make life happen with us – Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer.

 

As part of our 18 month Programme, you’ll you will work in exciting commercial function in either our computing, consumer electronics or white goods categories supporting the teams to drive sales, ensure the best products are available for or customers and develop the skills and behaviours to start a commercial professional career.

 

What’s more, you’ll even end up with a Level 3 qualification completing a Business Administrator Apprenticeship. And you won’t do it alone. With the support from your management team and our learning partner, you’ll have everything you need to reach your full potential, earn money and work toward your apprenticeship.  This is a big commitment as you will be studying at the same time as working in a full time role.

 

Some of the things you may do:

  • Compile previous range analysis of market, customer, competitor and financial performance to assist in generating a strategy.
  • Work with the category manager to source, setup and market new products and ranges.
  • Work with the Merchandising team to develop and deliver a comprehensive Merchandise area strategy that meets our customer needs and identifies opportunities and risks.
  • Provide support to the Category Manager to analyse market share and competitor information and present competitor packs highlighting key issues with conclusions and recommended actions.
  • Build good supplier relationships by being a key contact for day to day supplier related issues to support the Category Manager.
  • Provide support to the Category Manager to compile and update category promotional plans and ascertain with Stock Planner what stock is required to support these plans.

 

So if you have a passion for people and technology, great communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a drive and determination you could be the perfect fit. So, go on. Join us and make life happen.

 

Reward
We believe in rewarding your progression and supporting your journey. With a £17,000 starting salary that will increase once you have completed your apprenticeship, you truly will earn while you learn.

 

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.