Trainee Clearance Sales - 12 months

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Digital

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

To maximise the financial returns of global wholesale excess inventories by selling it where it is most valued while avoiding channel conflicts and protecting the brand image

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of stock offers files (excel) this includes:
    • Standard layout, uploading images, adding missing data (RRP, WHS, Gender)
    • Keeping the offer file updated
  • Order entry and order execution in SAP. This includes:
    • Creation of sales orders
    • Allocation of stock
    • Creation of delivery notes
    • Creation of invoices
  • Maintain data integrity by updating relevant trackers in a timely manner – order overview, discount report
  • Support all activities to ensure a timely outbound of shipments from all warehouses, this includes:
    • Aligning outbound schedules with warehouse
    • Monitoring the progress of outbound shipments
    • Pro-actively identifying possible challenges and addressing them to the sales team
  • Support sales team with creating standard inventory reports

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good organization skills and effective communication skills
  • Good analytical skills with strong attention to details
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently on assigned task

Requisite Competencies:

  • High flexibility to work with changing priorities
  • Action orientated
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Team player
  • Determination
  • Customer focus

Business: min 0-2 years

Functional: 0-1 year experience, ideally sales or operations

Industry: Apparel/fashion/footwear or FMCG

Exposure: Sports


Fluent in English both spoken and written

IT skills:

Competent user in Microsoft Office applications – high degree of proficiency in MS Excel

SAP knowledge is preferred

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

University degree in business administration or similar subject

Understanding of sales, retail, logistics, data analysis is a plus

Start date: 1st September 2018

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.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Trainee Clearance Sales - 12 months
Team Digital
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 176826
Position Type Graduate
Date May-09, 2018
Relocation no

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Welcome to the Netherlands!

Get ready to build your career with one of the leading sporting goods companies in the world. When you join us in the Netherlands, you become a brand ambassador, living and breathing sport and a sporting lifestyle. The adidas culture in the Netherlands is best described as a high intensity group of problem solvers who aspire toward excellence and settle for nothing less. We are open, friendly, and hardworking and are known for our direct communications. Healthcare and education are a top priority in Dutch culture. Working here, you'll have an extensive choice of schools for your children and a wide range of affordable healthcare benefits. Additional adidas benefits include a pension plan, company sports, staff discount and much more.

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