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Athlete Strategy Intern

Employer
On
Location
Zurich
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Intern

Job Details

Whether you're looking to jump start your career or gain first hands-on experience in a new field, an internship at On offers you a unique growth experience, the chance to make an impact from day 1 and contribute to On's growth journey. We are looking for fresh ideas, curious minds and passionate individuals ready to make a difference. Our internships generally last 6 months and you will be fully embedded in a team.

- Start date: April 1st, 2024
- Duration: 6 months
- Prerequisite: Interest in area relevant to the internship, passion for On, right to work in EU / Switzerland
- Note: This is a paid internship

As the Athlete Strategy & Partnership intern, you will have the opportunity to support the Athlete Strategy & Partnership Team in a number of exciting tasks, projects and processes; from distributing products (footwear and apparel) to athletes around the world, to facilitating events to help bring communities together. You will have the opportunity to assist the Athlete Strategy & Partnership Team in various athlete-related projects and activations to ensure a VIP experience for our athletes on and off the track,whilst helping to drive internal alignment between the Lightning team and various departments at On such as PR/Comms, Marketing, Brand Design and more!

Your Mission

- Support our Athletes and ensure a timely delivery of new products including prototypes
- Tracking all orders throughout the process
- Evaluate the current order process from start to finish and define and assess opportunities to improve it in order to reduce the administrative work of athlete managers.
- Managing the product delivery to our own warehouses, dedicated to athletes only
- Managing the inventory of all athlete footwear, apparel and accessories product on a global level and create an up-to-date inventory overview
- Investigate into the current process and propose an ideal process that is aligned with internal stakeholders (e.g. Athlete Strategy & Partnership, Supply Chain, Happiness Deliverers, Demand Planning) and that secures an efficient and effective future process in order to provide best service to our athletes (e.g. reduction of administrative work, fast delivery, pre order of athlete needs for each product drop to liaise between athlete managers and production, prioritization of athlete needs, shipment to dedicated, physical or virtual warehouses for athlete needs etc.)
- Assisting the Athlete Strategy & Partnership Team in various daily tasks and long-term projects such as for example the On Youth Camp, athlete gifts, etc.

Your Story

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication skills
- Strong preference for a self-starter, who asks questions, provides clear feedback and solves problems to improve Athlete Managers' daily job
- Passion for running culture with knowledge of athletes, coaches, clubs, crews, and the latest media
- Fully understand Athlete needs and ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships
- Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders.
- Excellent relationship-building skills - both externally and internally across teams and managing external partners
- Ability to read, speak and write English fluently

Meet The Team

The Athlete Strategy and Partnerships team manages strategy and partnerships with On's professional athletes primarily in the sport of track and field, road running, trail, triathlon and tennis. This team is responsible for the recruitment and management of key athletes. In order for our athletes to train at the highest level and compete at major events while showing our products to their fans (and driving sales through that), we must ensure a timely delivery of our top training, recovery and racing products.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.

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