***Applications will only be considered from applicants applying through the www.step.org.uk website. Please do not email directly in to PUMA as any such applications will not be considered***
Puma is one of the world’s leading sport lifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It is committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting Creativity, Sustainability and Peace, and by staying true to the principles of being Fair, Honest, Positive and Creative in decisions made and actions taken. The company, which was founded in 1948, distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 11,000 people worldwide and has headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Boston, London and Hong Kong.
Merchandising Sandwich Placement - London
This is an excellent opportunity to gain an overall understanding of merchandising through working with every area of the business and with all team members. Puma UK's operation is purely a wholesale operation, and the merchandisers select the correct products from the whole international range for the UK market. This requires an awareness of trends, and you will produce monthly product and trend reports for distribution. You must also have an awareness of markets, competitor information and innovation in the market, and you will undertake a review of competitors’ activity in terms of product, quality, availability and retail support. You will be a current student on a fashion related business, marketing or retail degree course looking to undertake your sandwich placement in 2020-2021.
Marketing Sportstyle Fashion Sandwich Placement - London
You will work within the sportstyle marketing team, which is concerned with marketing to retail and fashion buyers within the UK market. Puma's marketing strategy focuses heavily on the use of ambassadors. This role is instrumental in managing these relationships through social media, at photo shoots and presentations & networking events. You will be responsible for coordinating seeding requests, placing orders and managing the distribution of items for seeding. You will contribute to the social media strategy, designing key account road maps and working in project teams. Furthermore, you will support the generation of high performing relationships with retailers, ambassadors & agencies so you will need to be confident in talking to people and effective in managing relationships. You will be a current student on a Fashion Marketing or related degree course looking to undertake your sandwich placement in 2020/2021.
Recent graduates will also be considered on a one-year fixed term contract.
Sportswear and Performance Marketing Sandwich Placement - London
Working in the performance marketing team you will support and manage the office facilities, including internal team communications, setting up meetings and taking minutes and providing a weekly update for PUMA. You will deliver on all servicing requests for Football Players, Runners and Events, as directed by the Player / Athlete Manager. You will also have the opportunity to assist on catalogue shoots & photo shoots, and will support on the generation of high performing relationships with athletes and clubs in Football, Cricket and other team sports. You will be a current student on a Sport, Sport Management or Sport Marketing related degree course looking to undertake your sandwich placement in 2020-2021. Recent graduates will also be considered on a one-year fixed term contract.
Business Analyst Sandwich Placement - Manchester
Working alongside the Sales Operations Support team, the purpose of this role is to analyse internal and external data to provide regular reports to Puma's European operation. You will work proactively with the Sales Managers and Support team to obtain, analyse and upload relevant data on to various platforms. Applicants will be in the second year of a business, finance or economics related subject. This role will form a sandwich placement for the year 2020/2021. Applicants must be able to demonstrate highly proficient Excel Skills coupled with the ability to manipulate and present data from numerous sources. This will require outstanding analytical and numerical skills as well as well developed planning and organising skills.
You must be able to demonstrate an interest in both sports and fashion for all of these sandwich placements.
To apply please follow the link provided and set up a Step profile before the 19th of February.
*** Please apply well before the advertised closing date. We reserve the right to close the position early once sufficient applications have been received. The screening process will begin before the closing date***
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