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Marketing Intern - Athlete Development (m/f)

Location Liederbach, Germany
Posted 10/05/2018
Closes 09/06/2018
Sector Leisure & Health
Function Marketing & Communications
Contract Type Intern
Hours Full Time
Salary Internship

Job Description

A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, six of nine International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the UCI Velothon Majors Series, mountain bike races, premier marathons and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than 680,000 participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 260 events across 44 countries.

For our IRONMAN EMEA Headquarter based in Liederbach/Frankfurt in Germany, we are actively looking for a highly motivated, fluent English speaking

Marketing Intern - Athlete Development (m/f)

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the IRONMAN EMEA Athlete Development team including:
  • Day to day administration of the Athlete Development programs
  • Support Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Communication with several EMEA operations and marketing teams
  • Onsite execution of the programs at EMEA TriClub events
  • Manage Athlete data on CRM
  • Support Email communication with Athletes
  • Assist with Documentation of IRONMAN Athlete Development Activities

Skills and competencies:

  • Good oral and written communication skills (Fluent in English required, German, French or other language preferred)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Adobe Design software (Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus
  • Knowledge and interest in the sport of triathlon
  • Reliability, Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Student marketing, sports business, communication, or related fields preferred
  • Travel during the race season required

A contract will be made on the basis of an Internship Agreement (Full-Time) until end of October 2018. We are looking forward to receiving your application and CV in English language including your salary expectations and your notice period.


IRONMAN Limited are the organisers of IRONMAN events in the UK and Ireland.

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