Solihull, England, United Kingdom
26 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
About Gymshark

From a garage in Birmingham to a global billion-dollar company, Gymshark is constantly evolving. Today, we exist to unite the conditioning community. We pride ourselves on being a team of grafters, innovators and visionaries. But above all else, we are a family. Our family is ambitious and hard-working. We're committed and consistent. We're passionate and progressive. Simply put, we're different.

We are dedicated to finding talented individuals to join our Gymshark family, people that can bring an exemplary level of skill and add to our culture by sharing the same values and beliefs that make us who we are - visionary. If you've got something no-one else has, we want you. Be a part of inventing Gymshark's future.

Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. The people that drive our success and infectious culture each come with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures, identities, background and body. We're different because we celebrate difference. That's what the Gymshark family is - diverse, inclusive, equal.

A little bit about the role

When you work for us, you're more than a placement student - you join our rapidly expanding Gymshark family. We give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster and be the best version of themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have fun while we do it. Sound like you?

We are looking for a placement student to join our Sponsorship Team for an exciting 13-month placement starting in July 2022. You will assist in researching the influencer marketplace, identifying trends on social media, building and creating athlete briefs & assisting in supporting the Sponsorship team on a daily basis.

What you'll be doing

You will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Regular reporting on social trends and influencers that you have identified
  • Search and identify influencers based on relevant search queries given by the sponsorship manager
  • Adding influencers to the Influencer database & ensuring all relevant information is added
  • Building and creating athlete brief for upcoming launches and campaign
  • Supporting the team with events
  • Assist in the daily tasks within the sponsorship team - order generation, purchase order generation, reporting on campaign activity.
  • Collaborating with the Influencer Marketing (IM) & Public Relations (PR) team
  • Work with and support teams within the Brand department such as Influencer Marketing, PR, Social, Campaign & Creative & Events on daily queries
  • Assist with queries from go-to-market teams in the wider company

What you'll need

We're not about box-ticking, but if this profile speaks to you all the better:

  • An interest in social media and the influencer industry
  • Effective communication skills to build and maintain relationships within the team and wider business. As well as ensuring communication of information is correct and clear
  • IT literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to learn and maintain IT systems such as Keynote & Notion.
  • Manage workload while working across multiple tasks
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing and energetic environment
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively

What you'll get
There's never been a better time to work for Gymshark. We are growing fast, and we want ambitious people to join us for the ride. We offer a diverse and inclusive culture, a supportive and sociable work environment, plus ample opportunities for professional growth, development and networking.

Not to mention…
🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess
πŸ– 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want
πŸ’» A truly Flexible Working Culture
πŸ‘₯ A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
πŸ’° Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🀩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
πŸ₯‡ Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
πŸ“š Great Training and Learning Resources
πŸ–₯ Choice of hardware and access to the best software
πŸ€’ Paid time off when you're physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package - we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
πŸ‘‰ Free monthly massages
πŸ’ˆ Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

What happens next?

If your application is successful, you'll be invited to take part in a video screening and if successful, you'll be invited to an in person assessment day. Our assessment days will be held at Gymshark HQ, Solihull, UK at the beginning of December.

Job applications open on 11th October 2021 and close on 24th October 2021.

Placement is for 13 months from July 2022.

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