MBA Summer Internship - Digital Portfolio & Strategic Planning (m/f/d)

Are you ready to #ownthegame with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world. 
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.  
An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports. 


The Digital Portfolio & Strategic Planning team lead cross-functional integrated planning and drive our digital portfolio in support of our 2025 roadmap. We are responsible for driving and orchestrating the seasonal and quarterly planning across different Brand Moments and campaigns, as well as Member moments and Member product activations. 


•    Contribute to the successful delivery of projects & programs end-to-end, ideally through effective application of PMI/Agile methodology
•    Assist the project management in designing and maintaining detailed project plans that allow providing transparency on progress and identifying risks on time
•    Support in the identification of interdependencies with other projects. Raise issues to the leading Project Manager proactively
•    Contribute to engagement reviews to ensure delivery against project KPIs
•    Monitor project variables (cost, effort, scope, etc.) against plan to implement corrective or preventive actions


•    Strong analytical and quantitative skills to share ideas and influence Senior Management with fact-based reasoning  
•    Solid foundation in continuous improvement tools and services, e.g., problem solving and process improvement  
•    Result-driven way of working with clear action-bias  
•    Expertise in project management and structuring, i.e., proven ability to develop comprehensive project plans and drive alignment with stakeholders  
•    Strategic communication skills and visual finesse to build business cases, strategy papers and internal pitch decks 
•    Familiarity with collaboration and tracking tools, e.g., Smartsheet, JIRA, and Confluence  
•    Ability to handle ambiguity and untangle complex situations into actionable activities  
•    Team player who enjoys working in an international environment 
•    Very good communication and interpersonal skills 
•    Strong MS Office skills 
•    Fluent in English both verbally and written 


•    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: January 31st, 2022
•    Start Dates: June 1st or 15th, 2022 
•    Duration: 3 months 
•    Location: adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany (near Nuremberg)


•    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 - Digital Portfolio & Strategic Planning (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Digital
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  405511
Date:  Dec 29, 2021