MBA Summer Internship - Brand Head Office (m/f/d)

adidas – Herzogenaurach, Germany 
Creating the future of sport inspires our work every single day. We’re always on the lookout for talented new students. Always learning, always improving. Curiosity keeps us growing both as a company and as individuals. Come test your strengths, broaden your skills, share your input and pursue your passion with an internship with the Brand Head Office team. 
The Brand Head Office team provides operational, process and organizational management to direct manager and team. They drive day-to-day business, providing ad hoc support on operational topics and working on business unit specific brand projects. They also support running an efficient head office and ensures a smooth communication flow with other Business Units & Functions.  





•    Support on steering projects and ensuring deadlines and targets are successfully achieved. Work closely with direct manager, team and departments involved, making sure the scope and direction of each project is on schedule 

•    Manage the implementation of subprojects and support the implementation of cross-functional projects ensuring successful execution and generation of expected benefits 

•    Manage the execution and completion of the defined project plan by effectively coordinating people and resources 

•    Manage and coordinate projects’ briefs and assignments as requested/directed by superior 



•    Manage and provide day-to-day content and analysis and support project communication with stakeholders. Support project communication with stakeholders. Prepare communication, compelling presentations to Sponsors and stakeholders

•    Ensure consistency, flow and high quality of presentations 


Head Office

•    Gather and provide information to key stakeholders in a user friendly and presentable format

•    Independently manage action tracking and updates within the company systems that fuel reporting upwards and downwards


•    Previous experience in project management, strong facilitation and influencing skills 
•    Demonstrated knowledge of business KPIs and ability to work with numbers 
•    Strong collaboration skills with the ability to create effective, deep and successful working relationships across all levels of the organization 
•    Understanding of change management processes 
•    Good communication and writing skills 
•    Highly collaborative, team player
•    Product experience (product marketing, design or development) 
•    Digital savvy 
•    Specialist in business or technical skills with expert knowledge in some areas of work or systems (business champ)
•    Broad & deep knowledge in own functional area, combining theoretical and practical knowledge 
•    Cross-functional experience, ideally within marketing and sales on a Market level 
•    Global mindset and ability to work cross-culturally; experience within different countries and/or different cultures 
•    Consumer goods and/or consulting background is a plus


•    Enrolled in a full-time MBA for the whole duration of the internship
•    Ideally 4+ years of relevant work experience
•    Available to participate in our MBA internship program from June to August/September 2022 (12 weeks)
•    Application Deadline: October 31st, 2021
•    Start Dates: June 1st or 15th, 2022 
•    Duration: 3 months 
•    Location: adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany



Submit your resume and, instead of a traditional cover letter, please submit your personal adidas 1-pager and show us your authentic self and what makes you passionate about joining the brand and this role. The only requirement is that the adidas 1-pager is submitted as a PDF. Inside of it, you can use any format such as print, visual, written, digital, a link, etc. 

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered


Make your move to the World of Sports.  
Check out: www.herzo.adidas-group.com or http://bit.ly/adidas_GFTA

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  MBA Summer Internship - Brand Head Office (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Strategy
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  363808
Date:  Sep 30, 2021