Trainee - Support Team [12 months]

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Administrative

Want to practice what you have learned at university? Do you want to experience hands-on what your dream job is like? Are you a sports lover who aspires to work in an international environment with responsibilities for own projects? Then a traineeship at adidas will be an opportunity for you to join a truly international business with an environment that is often described as dynamic, innovative, and culturally diverse!

Traineeship at adidas:

The purpose of this traineeship is to provide the trainee with experience of the practical application of theoretical knowledge the traineeship student has already acquired at university and to acquire new skills and knowledge. This traineeship description contains tasks and responsibilities that will be learned step by step and the trainee will be accompanied by adidas employees at all times. adidas will ensure that the trainee is given tasks and responsibilities according to the level of competence of the trainee and any educational objectives for the traineeship period.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

adidas is a fast paced dynamic environment. With over 85 years of experience in sports performance innovation, adidas continues to lead as one of the world’s favorite athletic brands. Our international business has offices around the globe and prides itself on being dynamic, forward thinking and culturally diverse. Our current goal is to kick the ball out of the playing field when it comes to eCommerce and Omni-channel success and we are looking for the right players to help us achieve this.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the management.
  • Supporting the team with questions regarding the way of work.
  • Organizing events & meetings.
  • Managing other internal communications activities.
  • Attending meetings regarding communications.
  • Managing & supporting different types of projects.
  • Supporting the leader of project teams.
  • Onboarding of new team members.
  • Supporting handling of escalated complaints and board complaints.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in working in project teams.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.
  • Organizational and planning skills.
  • Independent.
  • Ability to work across multiple sites, cultures, countries and languages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Flexible.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • At least 1 year of experience providing support at a high level.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Fully graduated with a Bachelor or master’s degree in business.
  • Recent graduate (within the last 2 years).
  • Applies to EU citizens only due to work permit regulations.

Traineeship start date

1 Sep 2019

Traineeship duration

12 months

Next recruitment step

WePow pre-recorded video interview

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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.

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.

The Facts

Jobtitle Trainee - Support Team [12 months]
Team Administrative
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 193259
Position Type Graduate
Date Apr-02, 2019
Relocation yes

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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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