Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
We are looking for an intern starting the 1st of September 2019 for a period of 11 months.
INTERNSHIP CATEGORY MERCHANDISING EMEA (11 MONTHS)
Would you like to work for one of the fastest developing brands in the sporting goods industry? Did you always dream of working as a member of young, multinational team? Do you have passion for sports?
If you answered YES to the above questions you might like to read further!
The position of our new Rookie is within the Merchandising department of Under Armour EMEA and is located near the historical venue the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam at our EMEA Headquarters. Thru an internship from Under Armour, you’ll learn from others, and experience what its like to work for a fast-paced, innovative and growing company with a passion and drive to take Brand to the next level. This internship starts in September 2019 and will end in July 2020.
Our products have a compelling story to tell, and Merchandising is the conduit that translates and delivers our story and product with integrity and impact. You will be reporting to the Senior Merchandising Manager for Men’s Training, and will assist in developing seasonally compelling, consumer driven assortment plans. Your portfolio will include Apparel and Footwear, across end-use categories of sport and training.
- Manage product information in our systems and maintain accurate data throughout the season.
- Assist in development of new processes and work-flow, ensuring approved calendars and timelines are met.
- Analyze and clearly communicate competitive positioning, market, and opportunities.
- Able to read business statistics such as sales history, market trends, key account requirements, competition, product mix and price points – apply this important information throughout end to end process.
- Write clearly understood documents targeted at various audiences (customers, peers, leadership); comfortable presenting to both large and small groups.
- Support our Visual Planner for EMEA with maintaining our Seasonal Assortments.
- Assist in management of sample organization and showroom coordination.
What Under Armour offers:
- In addition to internship compensation, you will have a unique opportunity to compete in a challenging and international environment. On top of that, you will benefit from employee discounts on Under Armour gear.
- With offices across the world, Under Armour offers exceptional career development potential globally.
- THINK OF THIS AS THE STARTING BLOCK FOR YOUR CAREER. WELCOME TO UNDER ARMOUR.
What you should bring:
- Education: Bachelor’s degree within Fashion related study or other relevant field (final year students also eligible).
- Available for 11 months, no shorter internship period possible.
- Highly motivated, independent thinker, proactive approach, hands-on and problem solving mentality.
- Good analytical skills and excellent proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
- You are eager to learn, have an eye for detail and demonstrate strong skills in working cross-functionally.
- Fluency in English (extra EU language(s) is a plus), with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- A passion for sport.
Behavioral Attributes of Ideal Candidate: include but are not limited to the following:
GET IT DONE, DONE, DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY • Holds others accountable for getting things done, lending support when needed. • Generates motivation and drive to hit departmental goals by emphasizing responsibility and communicating expectations. • Takes ownership of departmental results by tracking team contributions.
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION • Examines potential ideas and evaluates them against UA goals. • Realizes and accepts that failure is a necessary part of innovation. • Talks with others to gain new insight and see opportunities from a different perspective. • Advocates for and pursues new ideas.
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION • Builds consensus with Teammates across the business unit and gives clear direction during cross-functional collaboration. • Motivates Teammates to build trusting, cross-functional relationships.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE • Seeks and applies understanding of cultural differences and demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of global trends (social, political, and economic), adapting products and services to impact the business unit’s goals globally.
Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category.