Internship - Executive Search & Talent Intelligence (m/f/d)

Herzogenaurach (Germany)
Student / Recent Graduate
adidas AG
Admin, HR & Legal

The Job

‘OWN THE GAME’ ‘Own the Game’ is our strategy that guides us through to 2025 – a plan rooted in sport. Sport is adidas’ past, present, and future. Within this strategy, our Digital Wholesale Business will play one of the key roles in reaching our targets. Our purpose: Through sport, we have the power to change lives Our mission: To be the best sports brand in the world Our attitude: Impossible is nothing 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. JOIN TEAM HR – EXECUTIVE SEARCH & TALENT INTELLIGENCE: We challenge you to quickly become an integral part of the adidas in-house executive search & Talent Intelligence group by taking ownership for the delivery of exceptional and diverse talent in support of the executive search team. The team is essential in identifying, qualifying and assessing executive talent for our most senior executive positions. the executive search team drives the execution of active and critical executive search projects across all of adidas’ businesses/ categories, markets, and functions as well as the talent intelligence on overarching market trends, the talent landscape, competitor intel and much more. This internship will give you the opportunity to rotate between the two teams, supporting more holistic, broad talent intelligence work as well as the execution of search projects for the most senior roles in the company. YOUR TASKS: Help prepare the materials used and presented over the course of a new project, such as kick off documents, job descriptions, presentations to hiring managers etc. Support the teams with analysis and data on trends in the industry, market and talent landscape Desk research into competitors, their organization, structures, products, revenues and footprint, as well as identifying potential talents for the projects in executive search. Help manage all related administrative duties related to the search process including status reports, Candidate assessments, feedback/scorecard collection, etc. assist with the interview scheduling process when necessary YOUR PROFILE: Student of HR related studies, business administration, or the Arts. Candidates in penultimate year of study preferred (following the internship, students should have maximum one year to graduate) Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship Or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (gap year regulation only applicable to EU citizens due to working permit regulations) Fluent in English, both written as well as verbal fluency Good knowledge of MS office Convincing, communicative, and flexible personality, able to establish rapport quickly Team player, yet able to organize/prioritize work within scope independently Strong project management skills, attention to detail Strong sense of ownership Resilient, inquisitive and tenacious; possesses an inherent drive to “solve the puzzle” at all odds against tight timelines in a demanding environment. Interest in managing coordination and administration tasks in complex corporate environment KEY FACTS: Application Deadline: March 15th, 2023 Start Date: September 15th, 2023 Duration: 6months Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach (near Nuremberg) YOUR APPLICATION: At adidas we believe that “Impossible is Nothing”. As part of your application, we’d like you to tell us what this phrase means to you. Think of what makes you passionate about joining the brand and why you want this role. The format is totally up to you! If you are creative minded, show us.If you're analytical, share more! If you prefer to simply put pen to paper, go for it. Your '1 pager' can be submitted asprint, visual, written, digital or a link. The only requirement is that the 1 pager is submitted as a PDF. Please apply in the same language as the job description Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered Make your move to the World of Sports. Check out: or

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