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Promotional Activities Graduate Programme

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Experience life at Lidl and discover what it takes to succeed as part of our Head Office Promotional Activities team. As an important part of the Head Office operation, you’ll make decisions that will impact the success of each Lidl store on a weekly basis in both the Non-Food and Food-Specials teams. With a range of opportunities to develop your skills whilst working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, this isn’t an ordinary job, this is an extraordinary experience.

Note: German Skills both spoken (conversational) and written are essential to be considered for this role.

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and implement Food and Non-Food promotional offers for our Lidl Stores.
  • Report the departmental turnover figures and playing a key part in evaluating what is driving the category and where areas for improvement might fall
  • Ensure commercial KPIs (Margin and Profitability) are met by offering products which are trade driving and commercially viable 
  • Responsible for market observation, product range analysis / suggestions
  • Liaise daily with various internal, external and international stakeholders
  • Support and gain exposure to other areas of the department during critical periods such as Christmas
  • Manage several different projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Make fast tough decisions in a time pressured environment

What you’ll need:

  • A 2:2 degree or above in any discipline by September 2021 or within the last 4 years
  • German Skills both spoken (conversational) and written are essential for this role.
  • Possession of a full UK driving licence by September 2021
  • Already live - or happy to relocate - within a one-hour commute of Lidl GB Head Office
  • Be passionate about the food retail industry
  • Be assertive and confident in your communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Confident to make tough decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines
  • Business-minded approach; commercially savvy and resilient
  • Intermediate Excel and PowerPoint skills

What you’ll receive:

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career. We're proud to offer a competitive salary of £37,000 with an additional non-contractual 10% London weighting and a generous holiday allowance. Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with an in-store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more. This programme is a 23-month contract.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Location:

You will ideally already live - or happy to relocate - within a one-hour commute of Lidl GB Head Office in Tolworth, Surrey.

Start Date:

Upon offer we will inform you of your exact start date, this will be within the first 2 weeks of September 2021.

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Then click on the link below to view and apply for the Promotional Activities Graduate Programme. We look forward to hearing from you!

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