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Graduate Merchandise Trainee

Listing ID: 1097269

Graduate Merchandise Trainee

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: QVC
Location: Chiswick, West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 per annum + career benefits
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 3 days

When we started QVC in the UK in October 1993, we knew we were creating a very special business. The idea of bringing a magical shopping experience to customers in the comfort of their own home was special in itself. But we also knew that to make our customers really happy, we needed to build a team of people who absolutely loved their work, so that's exactly what we did.

You could soon be joining us at the start of your QVC journey!

Graduate Merchandise Trainee

We’re looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates to join us at the heart of our core consumer business. As part of the Merchandising Graduate Programme you’ll work across a number of our platforms. This will give you behind the scenes access to a multichannel business.  Over the 12 month programme you will gain exposure to not only a successful and established buying and merchandising environment, but our E-commerce, Non-live and broadcasting platforms! The mix of retail of retail and live broadcasting makes this Graduate Programme truly exciting and unique opportunity. This is an opportunity to be fully integrated into our buying and merchandising environment as well as having extensive exposure across many other areas to learn about our e commerce, non-live and broadcasting teams 

Join our Graduate Development Programme and you’ll hit the ground running from day one. As a superstar Merchandiser of the future whether that’s in buying, planning, on-live or on –line), you’ll be given full exposure to our business, before deciding which area to specialise in. You’ll start with a panoramic view of the business and then apply your skills and energy where they’re best suited.

What are we looking for?

  • Obtained or be working towards your degree (2.1. and above)
  • Some work experience - whether through placement years, internships or university
  • Passionate about on-line business, e-commerce and sales and merchandising
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to handle objections and negotiate
  • People who are self-motivated, flexible and place the customer at the centre of everything they do.
  • We hold analytical skills in high regard at QVC and hire those who can interpret complex information and use this to develop clear, actionable plans.
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Excel

What can we do for you and where will the role take you?

  • Competitive Salary +Benefits 
  • Personal Development Plans for structured training
  • One-to-one mentoring and Buddy
  • Career progression

Our Graduate Development Scheme is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door in a demanding, challenging and rewarding industry. So if you’re looking to kick-start your career within an established, renowned and fun company then please visit our careers page here: QVCUK.COM/Careers  and submit your CV and cover letter today.

Associated salary and Benefits: 

  • £22,000 per annum + career benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Pension
  • 20% QVC Employee Discount
  • Life Assurance 
  • Bonus (Shared Success scheme)      
  • 23 Annual Leave & Public Holidays 

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