Overview

DisruptSports.com Sports Buying / Production intern Internship in Sydney NSW

DisruptSports.com

Branch Sydney NSW AU

Position:
Sports Buying / Production intern
Location:
Sydney NSW 2000

*Company Overview* Hailing from the shores of Bondi Beach Australia, DisruptSports.com is shaking up sports equipment with forward-thinking and disruptive

Company Overview

Hailing from the shores of Bondi Beach Australia, DisruptSports.com is shaking up sports equipment with forward-thinking and disruptive technologies.Disrupt was founded on the simple idea of creating a piece of equipment with your personality, and individual needs in mind. We help you custom make your own equipment. From the dimensions, to the construct and even the artistic design, we are able to give you expert advice and guidance on the path to creating your dream sports equipment (surfboards, snowboards, skateboards, yoga equipiment, if you name it we can help make it) Role Overview You will be responsible for liaising directly with suppliers and developing new products as well as sourcing new suppliers both locally and globally. Your will be working with the head of product and operations to develop the product roadmap Responsibilities

  • Devise a product strategy, hunt and develop your own ideas
  • Build and maintain relationships with key suppliers.
  • Negotiate favourable rates for the company
  • Maintain and develop your knowledge of the extreme sports market.
  • Work closely with the Operations Team (Europe and Australia) to ensure your products are fit for purpose
  • Seek out all opportunities to grow your knowledge and learning

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: CEO (AU) and Head of Operations (UK)
  • External: New and existing suppliers

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills across all media. (HD)
  • Ability to work to targets and thrive under pressure. (HD)
  • Detailed awareness of our product offering. (E)
  • Ability to think on your feet and add value to everyone of our customers experience. (E)
  • Excellent time management skills (E)
  • Good team work ethic. (E)
  • PC literate and fully conversant with Windows and MS Office applications with an ability to adapt to new databases and systems with ease (E)
  • An understanding of the sports industry (HD)
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of responsibilities (E)

Skills & Ability

  • Entrepreneurial abilities to implement new products (HD)
  • Problem Solving & rapid reasoning (E)
  • Customer Service (HD)
  • Work autonomously & unsupervised (E)
  • IT, Admin, Social Media (D)
  • Communication Skills (E)

Experience

  • Working within a team (E)
  • Relevant Work Experience (E)

The internship is eligible for course credit at the majority of universities

Job Type: Internship

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Employment Type: Internship
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-17
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