Manager, Brand Communications- Top Creator

21 Jul, 2020

Jobs

Manager, Brand Communications- Top Creator

adidas
Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION:

The Manager Communications develops an integrated, through-the-line, marketing communications package to support adidas’ global and specific BU marketing and business objectives. Furthermore the Manager Comms (Operations) is supporting the brand communications team to manage internal work-streams within the seasonal calendar.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support the team in managing post-production and internal approvals

· Assure a coordinated toolkit delivery to markets

· Create an intuitive system of data sharing with markets

· Develop of communication tools from conception to implementation ensuring all projects are on brief and meet the highest creative standards.

· Manage traffic of communication and approvals

· Handle local market requests in a responsible manner and provide coordinated feedback

· Assure representation of adidas Originals in all internal comms channels

· Coordinate global and local agencies across projects and activities for the business unit: agency briefing process and development of concepts and creative elements.

· Execute and track the Business Unit and global communications plan and benchmark the progress in the brand perception in markets.

· Allocate communications and advertising specific budgets and spending strategies to insure communication activities are developed with regional use and implementation issues in mind.

· Correspond with external partners and suppliers in terms of budget.

· Manage and support key initiatives while managing calendars and the go to market process.

· Communicate and foster relationships with external partners, partner agencies and all external stakeholders.

· Execute budgetary operations with key internal systems; including but not limited to PO management, invoice management.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

Brand adidas: Brand Management

Brand adidas: other BUs Brand Marketing

adidas Local Markets

adidas Finance / Controlling

adidas Procurement

Creative Agencies

External partners and key accounts

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

· Good interpersonal/communication skills and level of strategic thinking.

· Experience in marketing communications, campaign development and execution.

· Ability to collaborate and use platforms and tools utilized by multiple functions

· Ability to manage and / or collaborate with internal and external cross-functional groups: product marketing, communications, social, digital.

· Consolidated understanding of and passion for the sports and fashion/entertainment industry.

· Strong presentation and organizational skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Degree in Marketing, Communications, Retail, Digital or a related field. Master Degree / MBA a plus.

2. 4+ years’ industry and / or relevant work experience.

3. Fluent written and spoken English language skills.

ADIDAS CELEBRATES DIVERSITY, SUPPORTS INCLUSIVENESS AND ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUAL EXPRESSION IN OUR WORKPLACE. WE DO NOT TOLERATE THE HARASSMENT OR DISCRIMINATION TOWARD ANY OF OUR APPLICANTS OR EMPLOYEES. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.Learn more here

Job posted: 2020-07-21