Global Product Strategy MBA Internship
We are looking for the most talented MBA’s with a deep interest in the world of retail and apparel to join our Global Product Strategy team for 10 weeks this summer. We will teach you what you need to know about the world of apparel – after all, you’ll be working with the most original and definitive denim brand in the world! In return, you will advise us about your generation and what they are looking for when it comes to shopping for and buying clothing. Our program will give you a chance to impact our consumers as well as work on a strategic, critical business initiative that is presented to senior leadership. In addition to day-to-day responsibilities, interns will be exposed to all areas of our business and our brands. To top it off, you get to spend the summer in San Francisco!
This internship will offer a unique opportunity, providing learning experiences that just might bring your consumer focus skills to the top of the pack.
LS&Co is currently in a revolutionary phase as we evolve from being the go-to blue jean company into a leading lifestyle brand. Our mission in Global Product Strategy is to help guide the direction of our product creation engine to deliver the most loved products to consumers all over the world. We are looking for a dynamic, high performing individual with a passion for apparel to join our team this summer.
The nature of the work during the internship will include:
⏵ Owning a major work stream focused on uncovering and assessing value creation opportunities within our product creation process
⏵ Participating in key global product organization meetings
⏵ Supporting organizational transformation as we evolve the way we do business
⏵ Highlighting and implementing ways to foster innovation within the company
⏵ Providing timely insights and support to executives across the company on work streams
Your primary responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
⏵ Guide decision-making around core business issues & new concepts/opportunities, including category strategies, digitizing the value chain, and simplifying operations
⏵ Conduct analytics around consumer behaviors, industry trends, competitive environment, opportunity sizing and ways-of-working to increase speed to market
⏵ Partner closely with senior executives across functions including Merchandising, Design, Product Development & Sourcing, Planning, Distribution, Sustainability, and Innovation
⏵ Develop expertise on retail industry, product innovation, and apparel manufacturing
⏵ Assist in tracking and managing KPI and metrics to drive core strategies
Requirements for the Internship:
⏵ Bachelor’s Degree
⏵ Currently enrolled full-time in a top-tier MBA program, with expected graduation in spring/summer 2021
⏵ Strong interest in the apparel, footwear, and accessories industries
⏵ Proven analytical skills with the ability to use data to frame, dissect and solve problems—quantitative strength and an ability to logically ‘connect the dots’
⏵ Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; experience working with financial data
⏵ Strong verbal and written communication skills; detail oriented and thorough; experience creating content for executive-level audiences
⏵ Ability to work well with diverse co-workers
⏵ Ability to proactively seek out new learning opportunities; intellectual curiosity with the proven ability to learn new information quickly
⏵ Team orientation as well as the ability to work independently
⏵ Exceptional problem solving and organizational capabilities
⏵ High degree of flexibility and initiative with limited direction
The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time