Internship - Retail Store Expansion Europe (m/f/d)

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adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.


Join Retail Store Development/Expansion Team Europe:
You will work in a dynamic team consists of team members coming from different countries and cultures across the globe. The team will be the key link between the Real Estate and the Store Development team and shall enable fact-based decision making through ensuring transparency on the European Real Estate portfolio but also resource planning on Store Development side. The internship role will support both real estate and store development in achieving the profitability of Market Europe Consumer Direct Retail and Franchise.  After this internship, you will get a deep understanding of how an expansion plan is created and managed strategically until it´s being brought to live!

Your Tasks:

  • Scan and manage incoming lease offers
  • Assist in the organization of workshops and landlord meetings
  • Manage and ensure accuracy of lease contract data for our retail store portfolio
  • Perform different analysis, e.g. data accuracy, consistencies across datasets and product performance
  • Support and drive the lease signature process
  • Support and manage lease reports
  • Lead and drive own Real Estate projects
  • Prepare presentations and reports e.g. for senior management and weekly meetings
  • Manage a library of updated planning manuals and furniture costs
  • Support the furniture ordering process


Key Objectives:

  • Support the team in daily operation and the overall process of retail Real Estate expansion across Europe
  • Learn how to use the operating systems for location planning to produce Real Estate reports 
  • Gain understanding of the global store development processes
  • Develop functional, technical and social skills within an international team, working proactively and providing new ideas


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Business Administration/ Supply Chain Management/ Geography
  2. Fluent in English, another language is a plus
  3. Advanced skills in Excel, advanced skills in other MS Office programs
  4. SAP BW/BI knowledge helpful
  5. Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  6. Able and willing to work as part of a team in an international environment
  7. Passion for Sports and sporting goods industry 
  8. Enrolled for the complete duration of the internship or in a gap year between Bachelor's and Master’s degree (EU citizens only - only applies to EU citizens due to working permit regulations)


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2020
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2020 or September 15th, 2020
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach near Nuremberg


Your application:

  • Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered



Check out: http://www.herzo.adidas-group.com/ and http://bit.ly/adidas_GFTA

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Job Title:  Internship - Retail Store Expansion Europe (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Strategy
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  225988