Sales Intern Europe / managed retail space-project

Wholesale Sales Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany

We believe in having more than just a day job – we believe in adventures, every day. Our customers love Icebreaker because they love having adventures in nature, wearing nature. Our Sales Team is a critical part of helping these adventures happen.  

This role is based in our European office in Starnberg, Germany and reports to the Sales Operations Coordinator - Europe. It will support our Regional Sales team in daily tasks ranging from:

  • Mapping of key shop in shops in main markets
  • Analysis of POS situation
  • Support in boosting current presentation standards at POS
  • Mapping our replenishment process, frequencies etc.
  • Tracking sell-out data
  • Reviewing the stock of fixtures at retailers
  • ROI calculations/ store P&L

 

Stuff you bring:

  • Huge interest in Sales & Retail 
  • Open & outgoing personality
  • Good understanding of Sales & Retail landscape, specifically in the outdoor industry
  • Good to very good Excel knowledge
  • Very good command of English

 

This role needs to visit our retailers to map out the stores with all required details; therefore please be prepared to travel in Germany and Switzerland, possibly also other EU countries. A driving license is required, a company car for those travels will be provided.

Ideally you also dispose of

  • Practical experiences (internship, freelancer or private projects) in the framework of Sales / Retail
  • A high school degree – last steps of studies - ideally related to Sales / Business Administration etc.

 

 You love to be:

  • Active and adventurous
  • A passionate high achiever
  • Curious, with a global outlook and strong desire to continually learn
  • A Brand Ambassador who is drawn in by Icebreaker’s story and inspired by the authenticity and uniqueness of the brand
  • A highly collaborative team player with presence
  • A resourceful go-getter
  • Self-aware, mature, down-to-earth, and happy to roll-up sleeves and muck in/ help out wherever necessary
  • Straight talking – with a good sense of humor, who doesn’t take themselves too seriously
  • Able to stay cool under pressure

 

What you’ll get a kick out of:

  • Being part of an “overachieving” team with the right combination of skills, strengths and a common trust in each other
  • Getting all the details rights and following through on everything on your plate
  • Finding solutions to problems and sharing these with others

 What you want out of life:

  • Adventures
  • Opportunities to shine and develop
  • To get a global view of the world
  • To help people have a better balanced life by getting outside and into nature

We are not a big corporate.

We care about our relationships with nature and each other.
We are a fast moving, nimble business with limited resources – the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference and work hard and creatively to make that happen. 
We are not perfect, we have heaps of work to do. 
We like people who can think big and strategic and also get their hands dirty.

We’re a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 5,000 stores across 50 countries. We are headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand with regional offices in Vancouver, BC in Canada, Portland, OR in the United States and Munich in Germany. We also have smaller satellite offices in Zurich in Switzerland, Annecy in France and Melbourne in Australia. 

This internship role is vacant as of now, the contract is a temporary one lasting for 6 months. 

If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.  

The recruitment of this position is being managed by Gabi Daumerlang, People & Performance Manager Europe. For any queries, contact Gabi via email: gabi.daumerlang@icebreaker.com


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