RETAIL MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT TRAINEE 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

A diploma does not mean that you’re getting to know the journey has ended. development, development and curiosity keep us developing each other as an organization and as people. that‘s why we created the future leaders software which provides the foundations for a challenging activity in one of the fastest moving industries. what makes this software particular is that adidas has recognized the need to appoint and grow formidable, driven, and passionate people of coloration (%) in the wearing retail enterprise. we’ve got created thisApplication to raise and develop % of their careers to guide our use of a and company’s targets to make certain we are greater various. our future leaders could have the possibility to connect with our clients and drive a variety of wondering inside our business enterprise.

If you meet the standards, in this one-and-a-half-year program, you’ll max your innovative and analytic ability and feature fun whilst doing so. please word that this is an employment equity role.

Join us in one of the following different core areas and keep the training going:

  • BRAND MARKETING
  • SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • ECOM & DIGITAL
  • DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER & RETAIL

 

You may be based totally at our HQ in cape town, South Africa, and you may embark on a brand new manager licensed route, in partnership with the graduate school of commercial enterprise, whilst operating on the exceptional sports activities business enterprise within the world. you’ll have a personal train, a mentor, a line manager, and hr to aid you. you’ll also spend time in our stores and with our management group completing numerous workshops and studying stories to ensure you are embedded in our 3 stripes.

You’ll fulfill a fulltime position inside the decided on department based totally on your abilities and experience, wherein you will make an impact on the enterprise and your overall performance can be measured hence. you may additionally be assigned a group project which permits people to illustrate their teamwork and modern thinking abilities.  with Adidas, your career direction has the limitless opportunity. our destiny leaders program offer the danger to kickstart your profession without borderlines. there may be no guarantee of a everlasting placement on theCease of the program, however need to you deliver your exceptional, we are able to strive our quality to make sure you stay in the adidas own family inside south africa, or globally.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Assist in driving net sales within the DTC team
  • Weekly monitoring and analysis of retail KPI’s, with recommendations
  • Reporting, forecasting and reprojections
  • Tracking of product campaigns and key launches
  • Assistance with formulation of seasonal Open-to-Buy (OTB) and assortment plans

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Market Brand Team
  • Cluster Brand Team
  • Cluster Marketing
  • Supply chain
  • Key Business Partners (Finance, HR, IT)
  • Retail team
  • Retail back office
  • Operations
  • Store managers and their teams

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Practical experience an advantage (preferably in sales and / or retail environment)
  • Embodies adidas’ core behaviors summarized in “3 Cs”: Creativity, Confidence & Collaboration
  • An entrepreneurial mindset who push boundaries
  • Structured, organized and process orientated
  • Attention to detail as this has curtail impact on the business
  • Ability to work within a team and high-pressure environment
  • Broad and deep theoretical understanding of channel operations
  • Passionate about sports and an energetic team player
  • Advanced user of MS Office suite of products
  • Leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills, creative problem solving and strong customer focus and mindset
  • Fluent in English and excellent communication skills

 

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ year University degree in business, ideally with a marketing or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience: 12 months + is advantageous
  • Please submit a creative motivation telling us why you feel you are a future adidas leader
  • Please include a link to your LinkedIn profile in your CV if you have one

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE HERE