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adidas Group

About adidas Group

Company HQ location: Stockport, Greater Manchester

Industry: Retail Sector

No of employees: 57000

Our company in a nutshell

Shaping the future of sport means making products people love. It requires an innovative application of creativity that goes beyond any one job, department or brand. Wherever you sit at the adidas Group, creativity means taking risks, solving problems and being adaptive.

Life at adidas Group for graduates

At adidas Group, every job is a creative job. Creators don't just design shoes. They work with numbers and spreadsheets, lines of code, and annual reports. They sit in boardrooms, manage departments and run factory floors. There are over 50,000 adidas employees worldwide, which is more than 50,000 opportunities for us to be creators in the work we do every day.

Working with us you can contribute to three areas. Make our products in positions like design, digital, engineering, and, marketing and design. You can grow the business in finance, sales or strategy positions, or create an experience for the customers directly in our retail environments.

Functional Trainee Programme

A degree does not mean the training has ended. We face the future whatever we do. Progression, improvement and curiosity keep us growing both as a company and as individuals. That's why we founded the Functional Trainee Program (FTP) which provides prerequisites for a challenging job in one of the fastest moving industries. In this one and a half year program you can 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.

Product Marketing

Digital Brand Commerce

Global Sales


Human Resources

Corporate Communication

Product Creation

Material Development & Innovation


Supply Chain Management/IT