Asst Manager Brand Communications, Hockey

adidas Portland, OR

About the Job

PURPOSE Support the development and implementation of marketing campaigns for key initiatives and/or categories with direct responsibilities for coordinating execution of media and digital tactics. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Support the Comms / Digital Category lead in the development and execution of key initiatives and category campaigns with a focus on coordinating the final execution and delivery of advertising and digital media materials in partnership with internal and external agency partners Manage timelines, budgets and communication flow amongst the cross-functional team to ensure all team members are informed on latest updates and deadlines, etc. Maintain an updated status report on all marketing elements with clear action items and deliverables and follow-up with cross-functional team members as needed to ensure all project elements are on track Coordinate campaign recaps and post mortems, identifying and sharing key learnings, analytics, delivery against KPIs and best practice sharing Track and reconcile all project budgets, estimates and invoices Support and facilitate retail activation toolkit development and deployment for NHL Licensed business Create and maintain presentation materials (PPT, videos, etc.) to support internal and external campaign updates and sell-in meetings Build and maintain an archive of campaign and category creative assets and act as “go to” for the cross-functional team for sourcing those assets Maintain an in-depth knowledge on trends impacting the target consumer and be the voice of that consumer within the cross-functional team throughout the development of the marketing programs KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES Passion for sports, familiarity/expertise with hockey a strong asset Solid project management, process and organizational skills with a heightened attention to detail Ability to work across teams and manage priorities to accomplish multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) QUALIFICATIONS BA in marketing, advertising or related field required. Minimum one year of marketing-related experience Digital and/or communications experience preferred