Management Trainee Digital & Social Media Jobs at adidas in Cape Town, Western Cape

Published 3 months ago

This vacancy post is more than 20 days old, may be no longer valid, please click the "Apply Now" button at the bottom for more information.

Select a language

adidas company opens jobs for Management Trainee Digital & Social Media positions in the Western Cape region. The type of work we provide is Temporary.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Advertising, Art/Creative, & Marketing skills with Not Applicable experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Sporting Goods Manufacturing, Manufacturing, & Retail, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Management Trainee Digital & Social Media
Region:Cape Town - Western Cape, Western Cape
Job Function:Advertising, Art/Creative, Marketing
Seniority Level:Not Applicable
Employment Type:Temporary
Industry:Manufacturing, Retail, Sporting Goods Manufacturing

Job Description

Overview of the Program
A degree does not mean that your learning journey has ended. Progression, improvement and curiosity keep us growing both as a company and as individuals. That‘s why we created the Future Leaders Program which provides the foundations for a challenging job in one of the fastest moving industries. What makes this program unique is that adidas has recognised the need to employ and grow ambitious, driven and passionate people of colour (POC) in the sporting retail industry. We have created this program to elevate and grow POC in their careers to support our country and company’s objectives to ensure we are more diverse. We have seen great success in our previous program and we look forward to changing more lives over the next couple years. If you meet the criteria for this two-year program, you will max your creative and analytic potential and have fun while doing so.
Join us in one of the following different core areas and keep the training going- Brand Activation- Sales & Customer Service – Supply Chain & Logistics- Retail Finance- Export
You will be based at our HQ in Cape Town, South Africa, and you will embark on a New Manager certified course, in partnership with the Graduate School of Business, whilst working at the best sports company in the world. You will have a personal coach, a mentor, a line manager and HR to support you. You will also spend time in our stores and with our Leadership team completing various workshops and learning experiences to ensure you are embedded in our three stripes. You will fulfil a fulltime role within the selected department based on your skills and experience, where you will make an impact on the business and your performance will be measured accordingly. You will also be assigned a group project which allows individuals to demonstrate their teamwork and innovative thinking skills. With adidas, your career path has unlimited possibility. Our Future Leaders Program offer the chance to kickstart your career without borders. There is no guarantee of a permanent placement at the end of the program, however should you bring your best, we will try our best to ensure you stay within the adidas family within South Africa, or globally. Purpose & Overall Relevance for the OrganisationDrive and Manage the Digital (, DPC) channel for the adidas Africa Export and our key customers within this business. Deliver innovative and market leading executions according to the EMEA & Global guidelines, tied back to our local business objectives.This role needs to ensure that they amplify campaigns with the intention to drive traffic and net sales across all key digital platforms (, DPC) whilst driving NS targets.Communicate with digital team’s across partners and guide them to shape the direction of their businesses, tracking key KPI’s and communicating performance to key stakeholders within the organization.
Digital & Social Media Management Trainee Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Digital strategy for key digital partners across the Africa Export business;, and DPC
  • Guide partners to ensure all key KPI’s are met, and targets are aligned with the EM South Africa Export digital growth plans
  • Analysis of post-campaign reports and feedback to relevant parties
  • Ensure close alignment with EM South and role players in Dubai who work on ecom lite
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in the Digital industry, sharing key trends and host “knowledge up” sessions with key team members
  • Provide quarterly competitive reviews for eCom and Digital channels in key markets
  • Focus on Block Buster moments tied into approved Brand Calendar, driving Awareness and Full Price Sell Through
  • Creation of commercial campaigns for key partners across the markets in line with slow movers, key concepts, new arrivals in order to drive sell through across DTC channels
  • Drive acquisition to the adidas CRM database through our key partners
  • Implementation of CRM campaigns in line with the key partners growth strategies


  • Execution excellence across all key partner digital platforms
  • Track all key partner targets across targeted digital channels (, DPC)
  • Communication of Channel Performance

Key Relationships

  • EM South Africa Export Brand Manager
  • EM South Africa Export Sales Team
  • EM South Africa Export Director
  • EM South DPC Account Marketing and Sales lead
  • EM Ecom lite team in Dubai
  • Creative Agencies


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

Job Application Information

The information we provide above may be updated suddenly, please keep looking for complete information via the "Apply Now" button or on the official website of the company adidas, so as not to find unwanted events ^_^.

Tips from Admin: applying for a job is free of charge.

Hopefully you get the job you want.


  • Click the "Apply Now" button above.
  • After that you will be directed to the Submission of Application page, there are tips for submitting applications and interviews.
  • On the application submission page, click the "Application Form" button.
  • On that page you can see more complete company information and see the number of people applying for the job.
  • Next is to click "Apply".
  • Please register on the website if you don't have an account, but if you do, you can immediately fill out the application form.
  • Finished.

Company Information


Adidas is a German multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories. The company is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second largest in the world, after Nike. It is the holding company for the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, 8.33% of the German football club Bayern Munich, and Runtastic, an Austrian fitness technology company. Adidas’ revenue for 2019 was €23.611 billion.

Check other vacancies from the company: adidas