Assistant Product Manager App – BU Outdoor (m/f/d)

Date posted:
Company: Adidas
Location: Herzogenaurach (BY), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Gain and generate consumer and sport insights
  • Assist in executing the category direction
  • Work with all creation functions to deliver product concepts
  • Create ranges under supervision to achieve category goals

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the PM/SPM in preparing the range direction, in the second step start to manage range direction with the support of the superior
  • Understand and execute the product creation process according to calendar timelines
  • Work within cross-functional team to enable a smooth product creation process with an optimum product outcome
  • Analyse range performance
  • Build knowledge to be able to maintain product information systems according to process time-lines
  • Experience market, consumer and retailer needs to be able to create industry leading products
  • Help to prepare range presentations; in the second step present own ranges with guidelines of the superior with regards to structure and content
  • Support the creation team to implement given CtC (Concept to Consumer) direction for relevant ranges in partnership with CtC counterparts
  • Execute given projects within a discussed frame


Key Relationships:

  • Develop relationships and ensure constant dialogue/feedback with
    • business unit and across other BU´s
    • cross-functional team ( Design, Development, CtC, Sportsmarketing, Materials, Costing, Planning)
    • markets and relevant key retailers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Transport information clearly and effectively
  • Cooperate well and effectively to maintain trustful relationships
  • Ability to work and support others in a team environment
  • Plan daily working time effectively
  • Show analytical skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Passion for sports
  • Fluent in English
  • PC skills (MS Office programs)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree, preferably in marketing/business /textile/fashion
  • International mind-set, ideally study abroad
  • Min. one relevant internship, ideally one year relevant practical working experience