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Road Race Management posts job openings and resumes of individuals seeking employment in the race directing community and the running industry as a public service for free. To make a job posting, please send details about the position including experience required, salary information, job description and the opening and closing dates for applications. To submit a resume, simply send the resume as a .pdf file or as hard copy. Submit this information by email to pstewart@rrm.com or by mail to Road Race Management Job Openings and Resumes, Road Race Management, Inc., 4940 Hampden Lane, Suite 212 Bethesda, MD 2081



Sales Associates
Company: Expert Brand
Posted 11/5/13

We are a performance apparel company looking for sales associates in the running apparel market to sell to marathons, sports events and specialty stores.

Please contact sion@expertbrand.com  


Atlanta Track Club Job Opportunities
Date: October 3, 2013
Atlanta Track Club Job Opportunities

Atlanta Track Club has several job opportunities. Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@atlantatrackclub.org by Friday, October 25.


Business Development Manager

Reporting to the executive director in close collaboration with the director of events and director of marketing and communications, this highly visible and collaborative position requires strategic planning, team leadership, budgeting, multi-tasking and prioritizing responsibilities. The Business Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of sponsorships and partnerships for Atlanta Track Club and ensures liaison between our partners and our internal production teams such as: Marketing and Communications, Event Production, Registration, Outreach and Finance to produce strategic and well executed partnerships for Atlanta Track Club. Read more.


Director of Marketing and Communications

The Director of Marketing and Communications will oversee development and execution of marketing and communication strategies to promote Atlanta Track Club’s mission, drive brand awareness as well as help drive membership and participation in Atlanta Track Club’s events and programs. Reporting to the executive director, this highly visible and collaborative position requires strategic planning, team leadership, budgeting, multi-tasking and prioritizing responsibilities. This role will oversee all marketing and communications efforts for the Atlanta Track Club, its events and programs. Read more.

Registration and Timing Coordinator

The Registration and Timing Coordinator will oversee the registration process for Atlanta Track Club’s 30+ events as well as manage the timing process for all Atlanta Track Club events. Reporting to the event experience manager, the position of Registration and Timing Coordinator requires strong customer service skills, attention to detail, database management, highly organized and cross team collaboration. Read more.


Run Wild Missoula Seeks Program Coordinator
Date: October 15, 2013


Run Wild Missoula seeks a Program Coordinator with a passion for the sport of running and/ or walking to coordinate club classes, races, and other events, volunteers and promotional activities. The successful candidate should possess skills and experience in program planning, project implementation and/or community organizing, and have strong computer skills. A history of volunteer management, event planning, marketing and promotions, working within and developing a budget, and fund-raising is preferred.

Contact: eva@runwildmissoula.org


LA MARATHON, LLC: Director of Brand Strategy and Marketing
Date: October 16, 2013

Company: LA MARATHON, LLC

Job Title: Director of Brand Strategy and Marketing

LA MARATHON LLC is a leading U.S. running organization dedicated to inspiring the athlete in every runner and connecting communities through health and fitness. The ASICS LA Marathon is among the five largest marathons in the country and the ten largest in the world, with close to 24,000 participants, thousands of volunteers and hundreds of thousands of spectators. The Stadium to the Sea course, starting at Dodger Stadium and finishing near the Santa Monica Pier, is one of the most scenic in the world, taking runners on a tour of Los Angeles past every major landmark. The race has been named Best Big City Race by Runner’s World.

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and leads the Brand Strategy and Marketing Department of LA MARATHON LLC. The Director must bring a blend of talents and expertise in marketing, brand strategy and public relations. This position requires deep interest and understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, with a lens for extracting and articulating useful insights to shape strategy and content. This position is principally responsible for defining, steering, and realizing the strategies necessary to grow LA MARATHON LLC brands and working alongside the Business Development and Corporate Partnerships team to define and support strategic marketing, communications and activation campaigns across LA MARATHON LLC event portfolio. This position will also oversee public relations and media efforts for all LA MARATHON LLC properties.

Major Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

• Help define, champion and drive short and long-term marketing campaigns that elevate LA MARATHON LLC brands and ultimately support our organizational goals

• Help drive the growth of the organization toward the expansion of our portfolio of brands while reinforcing and maintaining the integrity LA MARATHON LLC brand

• Leverage consumer insights from primary and secondary research, including audience behavior and competitive analysis, to drive strategies for marketing campaigns and brand awareness that deliver results

• Set clear target objectives and goals with metrics for marketing campaigns based on fully researched strategies

• Identify target audiences for various events/programs across the business, create brand positioning and messaging and cultivate smart partnerships that can help grow each product and the overall brand

• Build and maintain brand integrity across all communications, both proprietary and through our approved partners

• Educate, evangelize and drive understanding of LA MARATHON LLC brand across the organization Brand Strategy and Marketing Department

• Help in the creation of marketing assets, including messaging, that are relevant to the brand and target audience, writing creative briefs, and steering the strategic direction of ads, multimedia materials and other creative assets

• Oversee public relations and media efforts including management of PR agency, content generation for story pitches, crisis communications planning and press conference execution

• Serve as a principal liaison between LA MARATHON LLC and key media partners locally and nationally

• Provide strategic guidance and oversight for the broadcast of ASICS LA Marathon and ensure strong brand positioning throughout the show

• Draft and manage functional team budget

Position Requirements/Skills:

• Minimum of 10 years of demonstrably successful brand strategy and marketing experience

• Proven strategic thinker, with measurable results in creation and execution of brand strategy

• Strong background in public relations with experience in endurance sports/property side a plus

• Minimum of 6 years of experience successfully building and managing a team with strong management skills, able to inspire and guide direct reports

• Budgeting experience a must

• Event experience preferred, understanding of the timeline around an annual property and the pressures and challenges of event execution

• Highly energetic, independently motivated and positive team-player, willing to learn and interested in working at a growing, dynamic organization

• Experienced in collaborating effectively with Business Development and Corporate

Partnerships and other cross-functional team members

• Understanding of sponsorship platforms, asset development and the value of corporate partner marketing and brand association

• Polished, professional interpersonal skills, both internally and externally

• Exceptional analytic, problem solving and decision making skills

• Strong sense of urgency and commitment to high standards of excellence required

• Demonstrated commitment to running and physical fitness a plus

• Ability to work some weekends and extended hours as needed

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@lamarathon.com.

Only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. Please, no phone calls.

 


MDA is hiring Endurance Managers!
Date: October 16, 2013

SUMMARY: Manage all local elements of endurance platform. Recruit teams to 2 or 3 events annually as assigned, and assist with implementation of nationwide signature endurance events. Responsible for local market recruitment and fundraising goals, including:

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Create awareness for and be ambassador of MDA and its mission in local endurance event community • Build and execute a local promotional campaign including a fully integrated grassroots marketing strategy in an effort to build awareness and drive recruitment • Facilitate successful recruitment strategy in market, meeting all participant recruitment and fundraising metrics/goals • Responsible for all participant support, communication and assistance • Develop and build base of volunteers, coaches, mentors, and honored patients • Develop and implement retention plan for team members, coaches, volunteers, mentors, and honored patients • Oversee fundraising strategy and provide guidance and support for all participants • Build and implement local Corporate Sponsorship/Partnership opportunity, including corporate team engagement • Accountable for managing local Endurance platform budget and meeting assigned benchmarks • Assist with event weekend logistics, volunteer recruitment and support for all participants • Champion Diversity throughout the endurance platform and organization wide • The position will require significant evening and weekend work and the ability to travel via car within an assigned territory

SUMMARY: Fostering a collaborative and successful environment internally and externally of the Endurance platform, the Endurance Manager will be responsible for the below local integration points and collaborations:

INTEGRATION POINTS: • Feature all MDA platforms at key events such as info sessions, kick-offs, team dinner, and event weekend events • Promote other MDA events/activities and provide integration opportunities for other local office staff to attend Endurance events • Execute strategy following event season to transition endurance participants, family, or friends to other MDA properties • Attend and Volunteer at MDA events monthly (this includes Shamrocks, Lock Ups, Fill The Boot, MuscleWalk Social Events, Hops, etc.) • Attend and participate in local staff meetings and office activities • Collaborate with other Endurance Coordinators on Strategic and Hot Topics groups to further strategy and best practices of platform Required Skills/Abilities

SKILLS/ABILITIES: • Sales skills and experience • Endurance event recruitment experience • Skilled in Microsoft Office programs, including Office, Excel, Word, Power Point • Flexibility and able to manage multiple priorities effectively • Strong public speaking skills • Knowledge/interest in endurance event community • Attention to detail • Strong written and verbal communications • Team Player • Strong focus on customer service • Goal oriented • Bachelors’ degree in business, marketing, communications or related field required

For more info, contact nrizzuti@mdausa.org


Sales Rep - Running Specialty 
Req Number: US -10992ADI13 
Posted 10/17/13

Country United States   Department Marketing
State/ Province California   Job Type Sales
City/ Location Carlsbad   Brand adidas
Postal/Zip code CA   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      

You share our passion for sports, fashion and an active lifestyle. You are ambitious, keen to learn and quick on the uptake. You also know how to communicate and assert yourself with an open attitude and determination. You enjoy working in a team environment and think internationally. You are fully conscious of the fact that flexibility, logical thinking and the ability to adapt to new situations are essentials for winning the game.

 

 

As our Sales Representative - Running Specialty, you'll be expected to bring your own MVP performance to the tasks below.

 

 

Purpose:

Manage, sell to, support and service the account base in a specific geographic territory.

 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Using strong business acumen and retail math abilities drive the top and bottom line number for assigned territory
  • Drive territory growth and profitability by assessing and building on areas of momentum, capitalize on product/pricing opportunities and course correct with innovative sales tactics to improve sales performance in territory.
  • Provide strong sell in presence with each account by proving tailored product assortment information, support materials to each of the designated accounts.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of service to each account.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all accounts.
  • Always act in the best interest of adidasAmericato improve relations and resolve issues.
  • Achieve sales goals by quarter as defined by Area Sales Director.
  • Achieve business unit booking goals as defined by Area Sales Director.
  • Manage all credits, claims and other account issues to resolution.
  • Work as liaison between adidas operations and account operations.
  • Deliver all required reports and document requests on-time.
  • Produce accurate and reliable quarterly forecasts on or before deadlines.
  • Produce all orders by the deadline.
  • Perform accurate and timely customer service functions for each account.
  • Develop strong working relationships with all areas of Customer Service.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with, and manage, a large number of accounts on a consistent basis, and to sell the appropriate adidas products to these designated accounts.
  • Merchandising and planning skills, and the ability to apply them by connecting the merchandise plan into forecast, then executing accordingly.
  • Ability to apply financial data to make decisions and influence outcomes. This includes margins, retail math, forecast/projections, probability and statistical inferences, fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.
  • Ability to portray a confident and winning attitude in challenging business interactions.
  • Must be results-oriented and have a demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence outcomes.
    • Ability to lay out practical and logical assortment plans based on retail space, inventory turn, and sell through.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to interface at all levels of a business via phone, written communication and in person.
      • Proven ability to deliver a high level of customer service, including the ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
      • Ability to diplomatically fight for the brand to create win/win resolution with retailers.
      • Ability to effectively manage your time and work against business deadlines.
        • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
        • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents.
        • Ability to create, plan and deliver effective and persuasive presentations.
        • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in an autonomous environment with little direction or supervision.
        • Technical proficiency with MS applications (Excel & Word).
        • Familiarity of sales processes, procedures and policies.
        • Ability to lift and carry samples and bags weighing up to 25 lbs.
        • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
        • Passion for sport.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum one year of related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Athletic industry experience preferred.
  • Field sales experience preferred.
  • For Specialty sales positions, specific knowledge of, or experience with the specialty focus is preferred. This includes knowledge of athletic product lines, industry standards and trends in the market place.

 

adidas’ founder, Adi Dassler, was inspired by a single idea when he made his first shoes, at the age of just 20: to provide every athlete with the best footwear for his or her respective discipline. And 85 years later, we have almost 16,000 employees worldwide who put this same passion and commitment to innovation into each concept, component, process and product we produce. 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. At adidas we understand it takes a village to accomplish this mission.  adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today!

 

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Global Community and Content Manager 
Req Number: US -10838rbk13 
Posted 10/17/2013



Country United States   Department Marketing
State/ Province Massachusetts   Job Type Marketing & Communications
City/ Location Canton   Brand Reebok
Postal/Zip code 02021   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


Reebok is the original fitness brand. Fitness is who we are. We pioneered a fitness movement and we are still pioneering today. Every day we are creating products for those who love fitness as much as we do; products that allow you to get every ounce out of your work-out, run, walk, yoga, step or dance class. We believe fitness is a way of life… that as humans we were made to move. Movement not only makes your body stronger, it makes you the best possible you…body, mind and spirit. At Reebok, our employees embrace this mission and are encouraged to reach for their fitness goals – as well as their career and personal goals. It’s part of the fabric of who we are and what we stand for.

 

 

Reebok is a looking for people “good at the internet.” People who have a passion for fitness and are creative, comforted by data, and always pushing the status quo. As a Global Community and Content Manager, your responsibilities will be to manage communication on leading social platforms and keep our global community actively engaged through quality content. A team player that can take content projects from ideation to completion and deliver in-depth analysis based on performance.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Support in the development of short and long-term strategy for your respective category.
  • Manage Reebok's global community presence and messaging across multiple platforms you’re your respective category ensuring all content published follows Social Media Playbook.
  • Comprehensive understanding of all brand initiatives (product launches, key moments, financial and sales objectives, marketing & PR objectives).
  • Work closely with Sr. Manager and respective BU lead to build content designed to create passion and grow the community on and off the social platforms/hub.
  • Lead respective category content development and management. Input into master calendar. Including creation/curation.
  • Get your hands dirty every day writing content, getting to know the communities on each platform and being the face of your category for hand off to local markets.
  • Lead in the development & production of social media campaigns to be handed off to local markets at seasonal marketing meetings, as well as on a monthly basis.
  • Manage our listening and monitoring partners to ensure they are meeting the needs of local marketing and global expectations. (Buddy Media, Sysomos, Capture, etc.)
  • Manage the community listening and monitoring for respective category and deliver comprehensive weekly and monthly reports.

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Thinks like the brand, eats like the brand, and speaks like the brand.
  • Has a passion and intellectual curiosity for all things social, mobile and digital emerging technologies. Keeps abreast of the latest industry news, vendors and is savvy on social media marketing best practices.
  • Must have deep knowledge of existing social media applications like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, and Tumblr, plus have a pulse on what’s coming next.
  • Ability to flourish within large corporation, but think like an entrepreneur.
  • Outstanding team player, collaborator and consensus-builder, with a knack for earning respect and credibility quickly from management.
  • Excellent written, oral presentation and diplomacy skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism & judgment in response to issues in the public social media space. An even temperament that allows for clear thinking and communication in times when swift action (or the diffusing of potential issues) is imperative.
  • A problem solver, a self-starter, and a design thinker by nature

 

Qualifications

  • 5 years of work experience in social media or digital marketing related role
  • Documented experience creating successful community-building campaigns that engaged and inspired action
  • Must be able to handle multiple campaigns simultaneously and have excellent personal organization skills and high attention to detail

Additional qualifications to be considered:

  • Knowledge of Sysomos, BuddyMedia, Google Analytics and Basecamp is a plus
  • Advanced technical skills including Adobe Creative Suite are always helpful
  • Mac experience is preferred
  • An unorthodox resume is smiled upon
  • Ability to be awesome

At the Reebok Global Headquarters in Massachusetts, we’re not defined by a sport or a season, but by a way of life. From early morning runs to lunchtime workouts to biking and hiking through the local Blue Hills Reservation, fitness is what wakes us up in the morning, what we think about all day and what drives us toward tomorrow. Our state-of-the-art headquarters is equipped with a three-story Fitness & Wellness Center, outdoor sports fields, CrossFit box, a gourmet cafeteria, on-site child care facility and discounted employee store. Located right outside of Boston, we are a short drive to New England’s beaches and mountains, making it a premier place to work and play.


So is Reebok a fit for you? Apply for this role to find out.

 

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Business Development Manager - Family Footwear and Department Stores 
Req Number: US -10966ADI13 
Posted 10/14/13



Country United States   Department Sales
State/ Province Oregon   Job Type Sales
City/ Location Portland   Brand adidas
Postal/Zip code Not specified   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


You share our passion for sports, fashion and an active lifestyle. You are ambitious, keen to learn and quick on the uptake. You also know how to communicate and assert yourself with an open attitude and determination. You enjoy working in a team environment and think internationally. You are fully conscious of the fact that flexibility, logical thinking and the ability to adapt to new situations are essentials for winning the game.

 

 

As our Business Development Manager - Family Footwear and Department Stores, you'll be expected to bring your own MVP performance to the tasks below.

 

 

Purpose:

Drive business strategically for the Family Footwear and Dept. Store Channel to build the adidas brand and maximize sales and margin

 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive key product allocation strategies working closely with Business Units(BU), Sales directors, and finance while tracking success and propose/implement approved continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Work closely with sales team to identify consumer and marketplace trends and liaise with BU’s on key business opportunities.
  • Lead commercial input to BUs and provide expert guidance on product needs to improve briefing, creation, and delivery of right product for Key Account consumers
  • Work with Family footwear and dept. store Key Account sales teams to build visual and quantitative assortment plans that target the accounts’ unique consumer bases and leverage incremental opportunities
  • Deliver expert guidance on effectively utilizing the trade terms structure
  • Work with Key Account Directors to adapt Key Account Planning approach for Family Footwear and Dept. store Channel Accounts
  • Partner with Key Account Directors to develop components of 3 year strategic business plans for Key Accounts; coordinate with BUs, finance, account marketing, and supply chain on cross-functional elements; monitor and reinforce execution, and update as needed
  • Develop channel-focused plan to execute sales programs and develop new programs to increase sales with focus on family footwear and dept. store accounts while meeting or exceeding margin requirements

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong business analysis and retail math skills focused on value and financial drivers for the adidas brand and our customers
  • Deep understanding of product gained through product creation, product merchandising, best-practice assortment-based selling, or retail merchandising
  • Ability to understand - and develop solutions for - specific target consumer/shopper and customer needs
  • Track record of capitalizing on opportunities to deliver results
  • Project management expertise: work planning, resource identification, aligning key cross-functional stakeholders to findings, driving implementation to sustained results

Qualifications:

  • 4 yr degree in Business, Economics, Marketing or related field
  • Minimum 6 years experience in consumer goods industry, sporting goods and/or retail experience a plus
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of a degree

 

 

adidas’ founder, Adi Dassler, was inspired by a single idea when he made his first shoes, at the age of just 20: to provide every athlete with the best footwear for his or her respective discipline. And 85 years later, we have almost 16,000 employees worldwide who put this same passion and commitment to innovation into each concept, component, process and product we produce. 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. At adidas we understand it takes a village to accomplish this mission.  adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today!


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Account Marketing Manager - Action Sports 
Req Number: US -10722ADI13 
Posted 10/11/13



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Country United States   Department Marketing
State/ Province Oregon   Job Type Marketing & Communications
City/ Location Portland   Brand adidas
Postal/Zip code Not specified   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


Maybe it was the first time you saw Derrick Rose drive to the hoop. Or it was when you first heard Run-DMC sing “My adidas”. Or maybe it was when you read about the adidas_1, the world’s first intelligent shoe that adjusts to each wearer’s needs. At some point, you fell in love with adidas, and now you want to inspire that passion for the brand in others.

 

 

As our Account Marketing Manager - Action Sports,  you’ll be expected to bring the same passion for performance, innovation and talent that you love about adidas when performing the tasks below.

 

 

Purpose:

Drive the development and implementation of marketing plans with national, regional and specialty accounts – including exclusive joint marketing efforts and implementation of brand initiatives at the retail level. Bring strong marketing point-of-view and experience to the sales organization, strategically partnering to drive business results while serving as the Brand steward in partnership with US headquarters Brand Marketing.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the development of integrated marketing strategies and plans for accounts based on overall brand direction and account business objectives.
  • Lead the relationship with key marketing contacts at accounts for and work with these contacts to develop the marketing plan, inclusive of all activation tactics. Responsible for plan approvals and activation.
  • Brief interdisciplinary departments on campaign objectives and strategies to further develop detailed plans and oversee team from plan sign-off to delivery to ensure tactics are supporting the approved strategy. Cross-functional team includes Sales, Marketing Communications, Retail Marketing, PR, Event Marketing, Media, Digital Marketing, etc.
  • Partner with Marketing Communications and Retail Marketing to understand retail objectives for brand initiatives and provide recommendations on how to capitalize and implement them at the retail level.
  • As applicable, collaborate with the Brand Marketing team to lead co-funded ATL media opportunities.
  • Present plan and obtain buy-in from Account, Sales, Brand Marketing and Commercial Management.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the business and sales trends affecting accounts including understanding of key regions, markets, doors, products and programs to assist in identifying future opportunities.
  • Lead the development of the in-store strategy to identify and exploit brand presentation opportunities, partnering with cross-functional team to maximize these opportunities.
  • Develop detailed budget plan and manage throughout the year to ensure fiscal accountability.
  • Provide clear strategic marketing feedback in time to impact campaign development.
  • Establish plan to monitor success of marketing campaigns through a variety of measures such as research, ROI, sell-through, etc.
  • Take a lead role in developing and presenting at sell in meetings and sales meetings.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop innovative strategies across multiple accounts.
  • Strong passion for Action Sports industry and lifestyle.
  • Solid understanding of account relationships and business transactions.
  • Broad understanding of how all facets of the marketing mix can affect consumer motivation, product needs and the retail experience.
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team.
  • A thorough understanding of account markets and trends.
  • Strong project management and planning skills with ability to create project plans and manage through seamless execution.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Strong customer-facing abilities; ability to partner and influence.
  • Ability to succeed in ever-changing and complex organization with minimal daily direction.
  • Experience in managing teams within a matrix environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Skill in MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Ability to travel domestically estimated at 20%.

Qualifications:

  • BA in marketing, advertising or related field required.  Equivalent combination of education and experience required in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 4 years of marketing manager or advertising manager experience within a consumer goods company or equivalent account management experience at an (advertising) agency.
  • Retail experience preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience required in lieu of a degree.

 

 

adidas’ founder, Adi Dassler, was inspired by a single idea when he made his first shoes, at the age of just 20: to provide every athlete with the best footwear for his or her respective discipline. And 85 years later, we have almost 16,000 employees worldwide who put this same passion and commitment to innovation into each concept, component, process and product we produce. 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. At adidas we understand it takes a village to accomplish this mission.  adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today! 


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NCAA Licensing Administrator 
Req Number: US -10991rbk 
Posted 10/10/13



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Country United States   Department Design
State/ Province Iowa   Job Type Design
City/ Location Cedar Rapids   Brand adidas GROUP
Postal/Zip code Not specified   Relocation Offered No
Position Type Full-time      


Purpose:   This position is the primary collegiate contact, and is responsible for administering all current and future licensing contract functions of the Sports Licensed Division’s NCAA licenses.  The scope includes coordinating with legal counsel and SEA in executing renewal or new contracts, insuring all information is current and accurate, and communicates all license changes to appropriate personnel and entities.  Is responsible for managing the collegiate disclosure listing process for the adidas Group.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Is the key contact w/ licensors and coordinates with others to implement all internal and external processes for NCAA business.
  • Responsible for the accurate, timely submission of all contractual supply chain reports.
  • Manages the disclosure process and ensures that SLD sourcing groups and liaison offices across the globe follow supply chain disclosure processes in the execution and reporting of CLC’s manufacturing agreements.
  • Educate those groups as necessary.
  • Obtains and executes the college licensing agreements.  (Including obtaining the necessary signatures and financial advances and guarantees.)
  • Submit and liaise with the legal department to execute these agreements.  Including follow-up to insure timely execution of those contracts.
  • Follow up on all contractual obligations (within the scope of this position), obtain necessary renewals, and communicate changes (including royalties) to all appropriate internal and external partner groups.
  • Insure compliance with league or school requirements, follow-up and resolve applicable issues thru communication with internal operations.
  • Enter sample requests for contractual requirements, follow-up on all sample approvals/ disapprovals; communicate to the appropriate internal groups.
  • Maintains all data for internal and external communications. (e.g. cheatsheets, database, Outerstuff,  Streetwear, etc.)
  • Communicates all ‘dropped’ or expired licenses to appropriate parties. (e.g. scheduling/licensing/art_identity assurance/royalties/sub-licensees)
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with external college partners and licensing entities.
  • Use considerable licensing judgment, based on sound business practice, to ensure successful business outcomes.
  • Communicate any possible collegiate sourcing / licensing issues or protests to adidasGroupSEA.  Providing all documentation necessary.  Direct media responses to the appropriate parties.
  • Follow and communicate all company policies, procedures and goals.
  • Backup to payroll.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth knowledge of the sports licensed industry.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Must be able to exercise assertiveness while maintaining a professional composure.

  

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration desired.
  • Three to five years of relevant business experience.

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Running Tech Rep 
Req Number: US -10939ADI13 
Posted 10/7/13


Country United States   Department Sales
State/ Province Pennsylvania   Job Type Sales
City/ Location Pittsburgh   Brand adidas
Postal/Zip code Not specified   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


*This postion is located in Pittsburgh, PA**

 

You’re passionate about being the best. You’ve got a need to win. And you’re always at the top of your game. You’re like Dwight Howard – a strategist who plays with heart and soul, a superstar who’s also a team player.


As our Running Tech Rep - US, you’ll be expected to bring your own MVP performance to the tasks below.

 

Purpose: Execute Running marketing initiatives via key US retailers and Running events

 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Increase retail sales staff engagement with assigned key accounts for the adidas brand through initiatives such as tech clinics, product launch programs, promoting sales contests and seeding.
  • Increase consumer engagement around the adidas brand through product launches, truck shows and other initiatives.
  • Increase consumers and customers knowledge and passion about Running products, technology and marketing initiatives
  • Focus on improving sell-through of Running footwear, apparel and accessories
  • Act as brand representative at key regional Running events
  • Represent the values of Running and communicate trends within the Running community
  • Extensive travel to key retailers, training summits and Running events
  • Prepare reports on training and sales activities

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Flexibility to work with short time lines in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Running community, training methods, injury prevention and products
  • Ability to interact at all levels within an organization—both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work some weekends
  • Ability to travel: Estimated at 75%
  • Excellent MS Office skills  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Marketing, Business, Education/Training or related field
  • One (1) to (2) years of relevant Retail and/or Product Training experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

adidas' founder, Adi Dassler, was inspired by a single idea when he made his first shoes, at the age of just 20: to provide every athlete with the best footwear for his or her respective discipline. And 85 years later, we have almost 16,000 employees worldwide who put this same passion and commitment to innovation into each concept, component, process and product we produce. 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. At adidas we understand it takes a village to accomplish this mission.  adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today!

 


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Running Tech Representative 
Req Number: US -10941ADI13
10/7/13

Country United States   Department Sales
State/ Province North Carolina   Job Type Sales
City/ Location US - North Carolina Sales   Brand adidas
Postal/Zip code Not specified   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


*This postion is located in North Carolina**

 

You’re passionate about being the best. You’ve got a need to win. And you’re always at the top of your game. You’re like Dwight Howard – a strategist who plays with heart and soul, a superstar who’s also a team player.


As our Running Tech Rep - US, you’ll be expected to bring your own MVP performance to the tasks below.

 

Purpose: Execute Running marketing initiatives via key US retailers and Running events

 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Increase retail sales staff engagement with assigned key accounts for the adidas brand through initiatives such as tech clinics, product launch programs, promoting sales contests and seeding.
  • Increase consumer engagement around the adidas brand through product launches, truck shows and other initiatives.
  • Increase consumers and customers knowledge and passion about Running products, technology and marketing initiatives
  • Focus on improving sell-through of Running footwear, apparel and accessories
  • Act as brand representative at key regional Running events
  • Represent the values of Running and communicate trends within the Running community
  • Extensive travel to key retailers, training summits and Running events
  • Prepare reports on training and sales activities

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Flexibility to work with short time lines in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Running community, training methods, injury prevention and products
  • Ability to interact at all levels within an organization—both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work some weekends
  • Ability to travel: Estimated at 75%
  • Excellent MS Office skills  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Marketing, Business, Education/Training or related field
  • One (1) to (2) years of relevant Retail and/or Product Training experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

adidas' founder, Adi Dassler, was inspired by a single idea when he made his first shoes, at the age of just 20: to provide every athlete with the best footwear for his or her respective discipline. And 85 years later, we have almost 16,000 employees worldwide who put this same passion and commitment to innovation into each concept, component, process and product we produce. 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. At adidas we understand it takes a village to accomplish this mission.  adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today!

 


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Senior Manager Global Social Media & Editorial 
Req Number: US -10121rbk13 
Posted 10/4/13



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Country United States   Department Marketing
State/ Province Massachusetts   Job Type Marketing & Communications
City/ Location Canton   Brand Reebok
Postal/Zip code 02021   Relocation Offered Not specified
Position Type Full-time      


Reebok is the original fitness brand. Fitness is who we are. We pioneered a fitness movement and we are still pioneering today. Every day we are creating products for those who love fitness as much as we do; products that allow you to get every ounce out of your work-out, run, walk, yoga, step or dance class. We believe fitness is a way of life… that as humans we were made to move. Movement not only makes your body stronger, it makes you the best possible you…body, mind and spirit. At Reebok, our employees embrace this mission and are encouraged to reach for their fitness goals – as well as their career and personal goals. It’s part of the fabric of who we are and what we stand for.

 

Reebok is a looking for a leader of its Global Social Media team.  We need a hungry, tech savvy, entrepreneur with several years experience to lead our fast growing team and presence within the space. Someone that is creative, comforted by data, always pushing the status quo and has a passion for fitness. As the Senior Manager Global Social Media and Editorial, your responsibilities will be to successfully manage and execute social media strategy as well as lead the creation, management and execution of global content and social campaigns.

 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Drive short and long-term social media strategy.
  • Evaluate consumer insight, Reebok Brand information, specific category trends and relevant data in order to recommend social media and creative communication solutions that marry brand goals with consumer needs.
  • Lead content development, calendar and publishing.
  • Develop & produce social media campaigns to be handed off to local markets at seasonal marketing meetings, as well as on a monthly basis.
  • Build relationships and partner with all BU and functional marketing teams.
  • Comprehensive understanding of all brand initiatives (product launches, key moments, financial and sales objectives, marketing & PR objectives).
  • Manage social media agency.
  • Manage our listening and monitoring partners to ensure they are meeting the needs of local marketing and global expectations. (Buddy Media, Sysomos, Capture, etc.)
  • Primary contact for all markets; work closely with GTM teams. Ensure regional needs are met and that markets implement global strategy and publishes content.
  • Identify and develop relationships with key digital influencers and potential brand ambassadors.
  • Trend seeking & forward thinking idea generation.
  • Manage the social media team: three community managers and three apprentices.
  • Deliver comprehensive reporting and measurement – weekly and monthly.

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Thinks like the brand, eats like the brand, and speaks like the brand.
  • Has a passion and intellectual curiosity for all things social, mobile and digital emerging technologies. Keeps abreast of the latest industry news, vendors and is savvy on social media marketing best practices.
  • Must have deep knowledge of existing social media applications like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, and Tumblr, plus have a pulse on what’s coming next.
  • Ability to flourish within large corporation, but think like an entrepreneur.
  • Outstanding team player, collaborator and consensus-builder, with a knack for earning respect and credibility quickly from management.
  • Excellent written, oral presentation and diplomacy skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism & judgment in response to issues in the public social media space. An even temperament that allows for clear thinking and communication in times when swift action (or the diffusing of potential issues) is imperative.
  • A problem solver, a self-starter, and a design thinker by nature.
  • Using good judgment and lots of data, encourages maximum engagement with the respective category and community.
  • Unafraid to give ideas on what works, what doesn’t and why.

Qualifications

  • 8-10 years of work experience in social media or digital marketing related role; global experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Documented experience creating successful community-building campaigns that engaged and inspired action.
  • Proven success at developing and inspiring with advanced thinking and creative solutions for emerging social media channels.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills (able to lead meetings; create and deliver persuasive presentations to large groups)
  • Excellent personal organization skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to develop, motivate, and lead a team.
  • Knowledge of Sysomos, BuddyMedia, Google Analytics and Basecamp is a plus
  • An unorthodox resume is smiled upon
  • Ability to be awesome

At the Reebok Global Headquarters in Massachusetts, we’re not defined by a sport or a season, but by a way of life. From early morning runs to lunchtime workouts to biking and hiking through the local Blue Hills Reservation, fitness is what wakes us up in the morning, what we think about all day and what drives us toward tomorrow. Our state-of-the-art headquarters is equipped with a three-story Fitness & Wellness Center, outdoor sports fields, CrossFit box, a gourmet cafeteria, on-site child care facility and discounted employee store. Located right outside of Boston, we are a short drive to New England’s beaches and mountains, making it a premier place to work and play.

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Brand Marketing Manager reebok.com 
Req Number: US -10780rbk13 
Posted 10/4/13

Country United States   Department Marketing
State/ Province Massachusetts   Job Type Marketing & Communications
City/ Location Canton   Brand Reebok
Postal/Zip code 02021   Relocation Offered Yes
Position Type Full-time      


Reebok is the original fitness brand. Fitness is who we are. We pioneered a fitness movement and we are still pioneering today. Every day we are creating products for those who love fitness as much as we do; products that allow you to get every ounce out of your work-out, run, walk, yoga, step or dance class. We believe fitness is a way of life… that as humans we were made to move. Movement not only makes your body stronger, it makes you the best possible you…body, mind and spirit. At Reebok, our employees embrace this mission and are encouraged to reach for their fitness goals – as well as their career and personal goals. It’s part of the fabric of who we are and what we stand for.

 

Reebok is seeking a Marketing Manager to develop, implement and manage the operation of the structure and systems for the reebok.com brand site.  The role is based in Canton MA, but has responsibility for the successful implementation of the reebok.com brand sections worldwide.  The ideal candidate will be a technology focused creative with strong project management skills.  

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Be the business owner and the go-to person for the brand content/functionality on reebok.com in over 20 countries.
  • Ensure the upload, configuration, translations, tracking and retirement all content for the brand sections of reebok.com.
  • Briefing of the rollout of new online products and tools in new and existing markets.
  • The production and evaluation of weekly metrics reports including key take outs of recommendations.
  • Create strong ties with Global eCom, Global IT, Global Brand Marketing, Translation Team and other service providers.
  • Create strong ties with brand and eCom teams in the regions and local markets to evaluate their custom needs and to provide solutions for their consumers
  • Maintain design, development and process guidelines for reebok.com.
  • Manage launch calendar and content updates for reebok.com.
  • Constantly review and evolve existing systems and processes – take actions when necessary to guarantee smooth performance.
  • Manage budgets thoroughly according to targets and objectives.
  • Help to engage and steer markets to implement and contribute from a local perspective and to identify and resolve unique market nuances as needed.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in building large international content managed websites.
  • A full understanding of all aspect of digital marketing.
  • Strong strategic vision and analytical skills
  • Ability to create and activate a vision for a large group
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Direct to consumer experience preferred

Qualifications (Minimum required education and experience):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required MBA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the digital space.
  • Fitness enthusiast highly preferred, fitness industry experience a plus.
  • Previous management experience required.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time without direction 
  • International travel as needed up to 10%

At the Reebok Global Headquarters in Massachusetts, we’re not defined by a sport or a season, but by a way of life. From early morning runs to lunchtime workouts to biking and hiking through the local Blue Hills Reservation, fitness is what wakes us up in the morning, what we think about all day and what drives us toward tomorrow. Our state-of-the-art headquarters is equipped with a three-story Fitness & Wellness Center, outdoor sports fields, CrossFit box, a gourmet cafeteria, on-site child care facility and discounted employee store. Located right outside of Boston, we are a short drive to New England’s beaches and mountains, making it a premier place to work and play.


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Senior Product Line Manager - Global Men's Apparel

Apparel Product Management | Seattle, WA, United States
Brooks Sports, Inc.
Posted 10/20/13

Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Serve People, Lead Thought, Play As a Team, Compete Every Day, Demonstrate Integrity, Have Fun and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.


Your Job: 

Product excellence is at the heart of Brooks’ success. Achieving a leadership position in the marketplace requires innovative thinking and the ability to inspire all product creation shareholders. The Senior Product Line Manager is responsible for the seasonal direction of the Brooks Global Men’s Apparel collections, providing leadership and merchandising expertise while monitoring the processes through ongoing interaction with internal and external cross-functional teams. From brief to commercialization the Sr. PLM provides merchandising expertise with a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape, trend and innovation. He/she will manager the approval process for materials, fit and prototype sign off. The Sr. PLM will ensure key calendar milestones are met for on-time delivery and adoption of styles. With expert level thinking around consumer insights on all things Men’s Apparel, the Sr. PLM fosters a highly collaborative work relationship with Sales, Operations, Marketing and Footwear counterparts. Reports to and works closely with Director of Apparel Merchandising. 


Your Responsibilities: 
  • Propose and brief seasonal assortment plan breadth, depth, price point, target cost, SKU/sales allocation for each category and concept for Men’s Apparel around a strategy set by the Director of Apparel Merchandising
  • Lead product line success from brief to range launch and commercialization.
  • Benchmark and challenge all service and interlinked departments (Design, Operations, Development, Costing) to create industry leading product range.
  • Give clear, concise direction to Design and Development teams.
  • Be an expert in consumer and market understanding (cultural drivers, consumer trends, competitive landscape and retail evolutions).
  • Present financial analysis of category trends that support overall product directives.
  • Create line plans that meet revenue and margin targets while optimizing global opportunities.
  • Present and merchandiseMen’s apparel line to ensure an intuitive presentation of technologies and aesthetics. With a keen eye for trend and ability for storytelling.
  • Support Marketing in development of packaging and POP with input on key concept development.
  • Work closely with Planning and Sales to create stocking plan and forecast SKU's initial buy.
  • Monitor sell-in, sell-through, market acceptance and post mortem on SKU.
  • Develop key domestic and international relationships for Brooks apparel through account meetings, pre-lines and Domestic and European sales meeting presentations.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in a relevant product-related role
  • Experience with Illustrator and Photoshop is preferred
  • Effective presentation skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive/create new ideas pertaining to product and process
  • Strong merchandising skills and thorough understanding of the product process
  • Strong business orientation, analytical aptitude, retail math and computer skills
  • Creativity and passion for product
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including ability to motivate and mentor others within work group
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time, including internationally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
  • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization and execution of tasks, while still seeing the big picture and understanding how all of the pieces fit together and affect one another.
  • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products or other departments’ operations and/or morale; “connecting the dots.”
  • Demonstration of innovation and initiative – always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help out wherever necessary.
  • Passionate participation in Brooks’ sports activities a plus, overridden by the ability to understand and empathize with the runner in order to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community.
  • Embraces and lives the Brooks values!

***Brooks Sports, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and our policy is to maintain employment practices that conform to the intent and letter of the laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Brooks is committed to affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual preference, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. This commitment applies to all phases of the recruitment process including hiring, selection, promotions, transfers, demotions, compensation, benefits, or training. Brooks will endeavor to make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue business hardship or a direct threat to the health or safety of any individual.


Brand Creative Director

Marketing | Seattle, WA, United States
Brooks Sports, Inc.
Posted10/20/13

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Who We Are:


Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Serve People, Lead Thought, Play As a Team, Compete Every Day, Demonstrate Integrity, Have Fun and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.

Your Job: 

The No. 1 job of the Global Brand Marketing team is to ensure our Run Happy brand continues to resonate with runners. In everything we do, we strive to be consumer-centric and runner-focused. In addition to setting global brand strategy, the team also seamlessly executes U.S. consumer marketing.

The perfect Brand Creative Director has the flare of a sprinter, the big-picture view of a marathoner blended with the tireless passion and dedication of a high school track/cross country coach. He/she will be responsible for crafting the long-term narrative for our brand as we strive to become the most loved brand in running.

The Director will lead and inspire a team of designers and copywriters to bring each season’s story to life in ways that connect with runners across multiple mediums, from in-store to catalogue to digital to photography. He/she will partner with product creative directors, global and regional marketing, sales and, most importantly, the Brand Creative and Brand Production teams to ensure creative projects meet the needs of the business and the vision for the brand. His/her partnership with the Brand Production Manager must be legendary, like ad is to editorial, chocolate is to peanut butter and Ryan Lewis is to Macklemore. He/she must be both artist and strategist; passionate and pragmatic; talented and egoless; and always up for a good laugh.

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Establish the overall creative brand strategy, in collaboration with the Sr. Director of Global Brand and the Sr. VP of Marketing and Footwear
  • Provide strategic and conceptual vision for the brand
  • Ensure consistency of brand voice and tone across all creative projects
  • Work collaboratively and in partnership with the Brand Production Manager to ensure every project is delivered on brand, on budget and on time
  • Maintain hands on involvement in graphic design/copywriting and assures that the end product adheres to brand standards
  • Focus on long-term brand planning and execution of seasonal stories
  • Responsible for applying advanced and diversified concepts, theories, principles, practices and insights through high-level design and strategy
  • Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor trends in order to keep abreast of market trends, new technology and consumer needs
  • Use unorthodox or atypical ways of solving problems to conceive innovative, usable concepts, or inspire other concepts/ideas
  • Respond to design critique with multiple solutions
  • Coach and mentor staff, create opportunities for Brand Creative staff development, make hiring decisions, and drive performance management, recognition and rewards

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or additional equivalent experience
  • 15+ years marketing experience as an art director, copywriter or designer
  • 3-5 years creative management experience, specifically as a creative director
  • Internal and agency creative experience
  • Versed in bringing big consumer brands to life on a global scale
  • Print, video and web design capabilities: must know how to work in all mediums for integrated campaigns
  • Strong working knowledge of the creative process
  • Must have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers
  • Experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Lives an active lifestyle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
  • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization and execution of tasks, while still seeing the big picture and understanding how all of the pieces fit together and affect one another.
  • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products or other departments’ operations and/or morale; “connecting the dots.”
  • Demonstration of innovation and initiative – always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help out wherever necessary.
  • Passionate participation in Brooks’ sports activities a plus, overridden by the ability to understand and empathize with the runner in order to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community.
  • Embraces and lives the Brooks values!



Reports to: Sr. Director Global Brand Marketing
Department: Marketing, Dept. 40 
Position Class: Insert FLSA Status (e.g., Exempt/Non-Exempt), Compensation Type: Salaried
Position Location: Headquarters – Seattle, WA

Sr. Public Relations Specialist

Marketing | Seattle, WA, United States
Brooks Sports, Inc.
Posted 10/20/13

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Who We Are:

Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Serve People, Lead Thought, Play As a Team, Compete Every Day, Demonstrate Integrity, Have Fun and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.

Your Job: 

As a key member of the Brooks Marketing team, the Sr. Brand Public Relations Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing programming that further grows awareness within the industry, builds relationships with key media and influencers and ladders back to overall business objectives. 

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Lead development and implementation of the Brooks consumer and trade media plans. This includes creation and execution of annual PR plans for both areas of the business that identify key storytelling opportunities, product support, athlete visibility, major event support, blog ambassador programming, and product reviews and seeding. Plan must drive programming that meets specific yearly metrics and organizational goals.
  • Own Brooks presence at all major industry tradeshows and events. Drive all on-ground programming including media events, executive and product meetings and interviews, material development and product seeding.
  • Develop and drive local media outreach with specific programming to raise the visibility of Brooks in the greater Seattle area. Leverage local Brooks events, company news and new product launches to drive local storytelling.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key trade media and industry influencers, understand running footwear media landscape, identify new contacts and build relationships with newcomers and key freelancers
  • Design and draft all media materials including press releases, fact sheets, product overviews etc.
  • Drive content and product deliveries for the Brooks Blog Ambassador program, ensuring storytelling ladders up to larger Brooks marketing initiatives.
  • Help manage Consumer PR agency, lead weekly agency calls and advise on questions around strategic direction and Brooks programming.
  • Help manage Brooks Consumer Marketing intern, providing guidance and assistance that results in outstanding work and furthers career development.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in Communications or Marketing
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the field of Public Relations; minimum 3 years agency work required, specific work in athletic footwear/apparel a plus
  • Proven ability to develop and execute strategic communications plans that meet or exceed stated goals
  • Adept at building and maintaining relationships with key media
  • Interact effectively and professionally with executives and organizational leadership
  • Ability to work across the organization to gather consensus and develop integrated programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral; must be extremely detail-oriented
  • Must possess the ability to execute a wide variety of tasks and work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • A passion for the running enthusiast and active lifestyle
  • Strong organizational skills and independent work habits
  • Strong computer skills: PowerPoint, MS Office

Brooks Sports, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and our policy is to maintain employment practices that conform to the intent and letter of the laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Brooks is committed to affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual preference, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. This commitment applies to all phases of the recruitment process including hiring, selection, promotions, transfers, demotions, compensation, benefits, or training. Brooks will endeavor to make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue business hardship or a direct threat to the health or safety of any individual.


Job Title:  Customer Service Representative
Department: Customer Service
FILA

FSLA Status: Hourly
Location:   Sparks, MD
Reports To:   CS Manager
Posted 10/20/13
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:     
The Customer Service Representative will work to provide service and support to established customers and sales & product team members, while always looking to engage in suggestive selling techniques. It is crucial that the candidate quickly learn the product categories and understand the direction of the brand.  
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBITLITIES: 
* Maintain the order file within assigned portfolio of accounts (includes booking re-orders, checking availability, advising sales representatives on needed information to update account status (i.e. extensions, cancellations, etc) daily
* Follow the order process from the point of sale until an order has been shipped and delivered
* Establish working structure with the Sales Representatives to ensure that there is communication and an understanding of each account
* Work with assigned Sales Representatives to manage accounts.  Set aside a time at least one time per week to discuss what orders have been dropped, what orders are called in for routing and what orders will not ship within the accounts shipping window
* Provide weekly overview report of outstanding items to assigned Sales Representatives to allow for follow up
* Send EDI order updates each day as received to the appropriate sales rep noting that it was received and/or if there is missing information, confirm pricing, etc.
* Work closely with Product, Purchasing, IT, Credit/Collections and Logistics to ensure orders are on time and in route per the ship dates
* Work closely with the Distribution Center and Customer Compliance to ensure orders are dropped correctly, VAS is applied, orders are being routed timely, and there are no shipping issues.  
* Work from the Distribution Center once a week every few weeks as assigned
* Attend weekly CS Department meetings and be prepared with updates, concerns, etc.
* Update price changes that have been approved by the appropriate manager the same day they are approved
* Respond to return phone calls and emails the same day that they are received 
* Evaluate customer concerns, troubleshoot, and provide solutions to exceed customer expectations
* Process returns.
* Receive inbound customer service calls.
* Other duties and projects as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 
* Excellent customer service skills
* Excellent verbal and written skills
* Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft apps
* Strong ability to multi task and prioritize 
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: 
* High School Diploma required with experience, college degree strongly preferred

Please email your current resume to hrjobs@fila.com with salary expectations and have the position title indicated in the subject line of the email.


Digital Marketing Manager
New Balance
Posted 10/16/13

Location  US-MA-Boston
Job ID  9632
Category  Marketing - Positions
Responsibilities

As a Digital Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for managing Drydock’s engagement with public relations and social media agencies.  You will oversee strategy development as well as day-to-day activities related to social media and PR.  You will serve as the primary liaison to a centralized e-commerce team to ensure brand alignment and to maximize integration of social and PR campaigns.  As mediator to our marketing teams and third party e-commerce partners such as Amazon and Zappos, you will manage co-op investments, ensure ROI, and maximize brand alignment.  In this role, you will be charged with analyzing social media engagements and on-line product reviews to further our understanding of consumers and their product preferences.

Qualifications
  • 7 or more years with a consumer brand and/or ecommerce retailer, preferably in the realm of footwear and apparel.  
  • Experience developing public relations and social media strategies and ensuring on-line integration of both.
  • High level of understanding as a user and manager of all social media channels.
  • Articulate and confident in conveying the brand message.
  • Strong communication skills and experience directing agencies and internal creative service teams.
  • Goal-oriented, creative, flexible and adaptable, self-motivated.
  • Some domestic travel required.
  • Proven ability to build/establish rapport with a diverse array of people.
  • Excellent analytical, organization, planning, and research skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Lead Web Designer / Sr. Interactive Designer
New Balance

Posted 10/2/13

Location  US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID  9567
Category  Marketing - Positions
Overview

 New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates.

 

New Balance’s eCommerce Division is headquartered in St. Louis and is responsible for creating, maintaining and providing customer service for its branded eCommerce websites. We seek talented individuals that fit into our team-oriented atmosphere and are proud to have an environment that offers the comfort of a true work/life balance. If you are looking for a NEW BALANCE, read on!

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

 

Develop and direct the design work of branded e-commerce website(s) as well as online marketing campaigns; enhance the web sites’ user experience by creating visual and functional elements within the design. Leading projects through completion includes supporting and inspiring teammates to elevate their knowledge and design. Deliver a consistently high quality creative product across all mediums (eCommerce, Mobile, Tablet, E-mail, Social, Print, etc.). Inspire and develop team in creating break through shopping experiences.  Support work flows, process and schedules that invite interaction and collaboration by business leads across the organization making the website the best place to go to learn about the company’s innovation in footwear, apparel and accessories.

 

WHO YOU ARE

At the heart of your skill set, you are a storyteller of brands with ideas of consumer engagement and interactivity. These are wrapped with a strong sense of interaction design and UX ability. You are able to look at the bigger picture and set direction and implement design and content that aids the user to conversion once engagement has happened. You are also paying attention to the smaller projects that keep the engine humming and pay close attention to the smallest of details. You are someone who is, or can envision living the New Balance Brand.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Lead projects by example through design, attitude, workflow behaviors and collaboration.
  • Support Creative Web Design Manager by taking lead on designated projects.
  • Support Creative Coordinators to ensure work balance evenly distributed across projects.
  • Produce visual concept, homepage designs, navigation and page layouts for e-commerce and brand website(s) that enhance the user experience
  • Design wireframes, comps and page flow diagrams that support the project’s goals
  • Design and maintain e-commerce websites with intuitive, flexible, and visually appealing design
  • Develop designs that effectively support marketing campaigns and initiatives
  • Design and provide final assets for site promotions, web banners and CRM emails that meet brand standards
  • Ensure designs are cross-browser compatible
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop site content and complete web projects in accordance with workflow deadlines
  • Be creative. Be inspiring. Look at initial concepting with one eye on brand and one on innovative thinking. Keep an open mind to ideas from others to combine into fresh executions.
  • Concepting and art direction skills are a must to present back ideas around marketing objectives.
  • Strong presentation skills in communicating creative thinking – visually and verbally.
  • Provide guidance and direction to designers on design development and front-end programming languages to ensure brand is represented and customers’ experience is met at the highest level
  • Collaborate with designers and developers on technical and functional requirements of projects
  • Research design trends in the e-commerce industry and make recommendations as needed
  • Provide creative direction within brand standards to designers and managers for design work on ecommerce and brand site
  • ·Design according to e-commerce best practices for brands with an eye for changing trends
  • ·Design and implement new interactive experiences on site(s)
  • ·Develop style guides that support design look and feel of sites
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively present design and conceptual ideas to team members and department management.
  • Maintain excellent attendance record and arrive in timely manner to promote proper team attendance
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS that match design and cross-browser compatibility that lead to better design choices
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work.

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Support Creative Services department as needed
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge of UX/UI and interactive design skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of ftp software
  • Strong presentation and meeting skills to describe designs and interaction to both technical and business audiences Strong knowledge of user interface design and usability, in addition to a strong knowledge of color, layout, design principles, and typography
  • Strong sense of design with visual appeal
  • Expert Photoshop skills
  • Intermediate Illustrator skills
  • Intermediate In Design skills for wireframing
  • Accurate and thorough in design work
  • Ability to consolidate large amounts of information in a persuasive visual experience.
  • Demonstrate creative, technical and analytical skills.
  • Advanced design skills that can support a diverse array of marketing objectives
  • Ability to scope projects and determine both design and development needs
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle/coordinate multiple projects simultaneously within timelines.
  • Speak clearly and positively in challenging situations
  • Excellent communication skills as defined by proper grammar, spelling and context in written documents and proper tone and tactful word choice to promote respectful and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to sit and work at a computer for long periods

 

BONUS SKILLS

  • Proficiency in HTML (includes hand coding in HTML)
  • CSS coding ability
  • Knowledge of JQuery, Javascript or other front-end coding
  • Adobe Flash – animation and coding skills, especially as it relates to video      content
  • You are a major fan of the New Balance brand and its core value

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in web design or similar field (or equivalent experience)

EXPERIENCE

  • 5-7 years as a professional web/interactive designer preferably working with e-commerce sites for a brand
  • Experience with e-commerce content management systems, Demandware a plus
  • Creative, Brand or Digital Agency experience a plus
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Direct To Consumer Marketing Manager
New Balance
Posted 10/2/13

Location  US-MA-Boston
Job ID  9414
Category  Marketing - Positions
Overview

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates.

Responsibilities

As the leader of Direct to Consumer Marketing you will be responsible for driving traffic and acquiring consumers for a ~$375 million business with the goal of maximizing sales and profitability while supporting the diverse needs of the business and brand initiatives. Leading all marketing efforts for NB retail (.com and stores), you will oversee the strategy, planning and execution of New Balance retail marketing for Site, Experience Stores, Traditional Stores, and Outlet stores. Based in Boston, this person will work closely with the Site Business Team, Strategic Consumer group, Product teams, Store Design Teams, Creative Services and Retail/Sales Organization.

You will be responsible for setting the strategic roadmap and operational direction for all digital and store marketing efforts and lead the marketing teams to driving traffic, sales and branded initiatives.  Responsibilities include managing a team dedicated to driving:

    • Acquisition – Media programs; Promotional programs and test/learn
    • Retention – CRM & Loyalty
    • Mobile – Acquire and convert customers regardless of channel
    • Analytics – Data insights and KPIs for all programs
    • Traffic - .com and stores

Specific Focuses Include:

  • Partnering with site business teams to educate, guide, set and deploy marketing strategies and tactics to drive growth
  • Establish and monitor metrics to track performance, asses and report on external trends and recommend strategies to improve/optimize marketing efforts
  • Provides strategic guidance for the Experience Store, NBOs and Online Store marketing objectives, strategies and tactics
  • Lead key strategic initiatives for the DTC organization (e.g. Loyalty Program, Implementation of programs similar to 574 customization and Omni Channel Execution etc.)
  • Drive pre/post-consumer engagement strategies for events to align with Omni-Channel vision
  • Collaborating with the Global Retail Marketing Manager to deliver in-store consumer experience and advertising/marketing strategies in North America which increase traffic and conversion at NB Retail. The Team will:

       - Execute against the global retail marketing calendar and ensure aligned brand/retail story telling across retail in North America

       - Develop monthly advertising, digital and In-store tool kits for the North America region

  • Structure and lead marketing presentations for key meetings and guide the team through collaborative discussions and complex decisions
  • Budget management
  • Travel required 25%
  • Note: This role is scoped for North America however site initiatives are currently global. This role will be responsible for helping with the site transition to the respective markets in 2014 and become focused on the US for Site and North America for stores.
Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing plus 7 or more years of experience in web-based, ecommerce, or digital marketing preferably in mid to large-sized companies.

  • Experience with recent innovation in digital marketing.
  • 3-4 years of related management experience
  • Strong knowledge of Google analytics, Omniture, market dynamics and analysis.
  • Experience guiding, motivating, and developing a team; and an ability to create and promote a positive and inclusive team environment.
  • Must work efficiently across functions and possess the ability to influence and lead others who are not direct reports.
  • Exceptional time management skills required with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at once.
  • Must have an on-going commitment to improvement.
  • Some travel required.

 

We believe our associates are meant to grow through the development of their talents and to capitalize on opportunities to share their passion for the business. New Balance rewards associates with generous, industry-leading benefit and development opportunities, which support our associates' health, wealth and overall well-being. In addition to a comprehensive medical and vacation benefit package, we offer: Development Programs, Discounted Health Club Membership, Fitness Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, Corporate Gift Matching and 5 % Matching 401 K Program. 

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Technical Representative, Atlanta - Saucony

Posted 10/20/13

Location  US-GA-Atlanta
Experience (Years)  1
Category  Marketing Type  Full Time
More information about this job:
Overview:

This growing Sales and Marketing program aims to provide best-in-class service to the running specialty and sporting good channels. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and energetic individual who has a passion for the sport of running. He/she will be an ambassador for the brand, representing Saucony in the running and athletic community. The Technical Representative will work closely with the local Sales Representative in his/her territory to help drive sell-through and education of Saucony product; technical shoes, apparel and Originals. He/she will be called upon to execute Marketing promotions in the Originals, run specialty and sporting good markets within his/her territory as well as at national events. This position is located outside the corporate headquarters and includes daily driving.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting with the sell-through of Saucony shoes and apparel through such facets as clinics, in-store promotions and events
  • Provide reports to the Manager pertaining to the Tech Reps’ observations while visiting and interacting with accounts
  • Seek out and organize local events to benefit the Saucony brand through exposure
  • Travel outside of his/her territory to key events involving the Saucony brand such as large marathons and sales meeting
  • Responsible for travel and events with Saucony Mobile Van when in his/her territory
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • He/she must be enthusiastic and energetic and have a passion for the sport of running with a personal connection to running culture
  • Experience in retail, especially within the running and athletic apparel industry
  • Must be ambitious, organized and have strong time management skills as he/she will be working outside the corporate headquarters
  • Must be outgoing and personable to handle daily interactions with accounts and consumers
  • Ability to manage diverse needs and expectations of the retailers they service
  • Ability and availability to work on weekends due to retail promotions and events is a must
  • 80% of the job is on the road travel
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must reside in Atlanta, Georgia
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Resumes

Paul J. Isaac
31 King Avenue, Folcroft, Pa. 19032
484-540-7192
pauljisaac@yahoo.com

Posted 11/1/13

CAREER OBJECTIVE
To use my running experience to it’s fullest.

SKILLS: MATURE, DILLIGENT, AND FLEXIBLE

EDUCATION:
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology; 1987,
Concentration in Business Administration
Attained Dean’s List.

-ADMINISTRATIVE-

· Collingdale 5K Road Race/1 Mile Family Walk 
(
Collingdale, Pa)
Race director (2011-Present)
Took it upon myself to start-coordinate-direct local road race

· Caeser Rodney Half Marathon 
(Newark, De)
Planning Committee Member (2011-Present)
Volunteer constituent that gives input on decisions made about race.

· Delaware County Road Runners Club 
(Media, Pa)
Broad of Directors, Team/Membership Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic-
USATF Liaison, and Member 1995-Present.

· MID-ATLANTIC USATF 
(Southeastern, Pa)
Award Chair (2013-Ongoing)
Responsible for ordering, organizing and giving awards at annual 
banquet.


-PERSONAL- 

Finisher of 400 road races; including 13 full Marathons and 30 Half 
Marathons. 

Mid-Atlantic USATF LDR Grand-Prix Participant (1999-Present) 
-2002 USATF and 2008 RRCA National Conventions Attendee-

References Upon Request


Hope Robinson
2506 Formosa Ave. ¨ Orlando, FL 32804 ¨ (407) 276-3903 ¨ Hope.Robinson12@gmail.com
Posted10/25/13

OBJECTIVE

To pursue a career in the health and fitness industry using my experience with event coordinating,

social media and sales.

EXPERIENCE

Sales Manager

January 2010 – Present

 Sales Manager Specialty, Gift, Souvenir

 Coordinating national/regional industry trade shows

o Setup and teardown displays

o Presenting new product

o Generating orders for new and repeat business

 Responsible for creating and managing all social media accounts for the company

 Creating newsletters presenting new product and sales policies

 Contact for all sales representatives

 Providing product information to all sales departments.

 Compiling data and creating sales reports in Excel

 Analyzing customer sales history

 Qualifying sales leads

 Processing sample requests

 Resolving and Documenting Customer and Consumer issues

 Researching and tracking deliveries of product to customers

 Travel arrangements for all upcoming tradeshows

Social Media Manager

January 2010 – Present

 Responsible for creating and managing all social media accounts

 Generating interest and sales via all social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram

and Twitter

 Connecting with customers, sales reps and other industry professionals via social media

 Uploading photos and posting statuses to generate activity at trade shows

Office Manager

Higbee & Nalle, Inc. – Jacksonville, Florida

May 2007 – August 2009

 Leasing and management of residential and vacation properties

 Showing properties to prospective tenants

 Placing advertising for rental properties

 Creating monthly statements for clients

 Submitting expense reports for all properties

 Processing all potential tenant applications

 Managing maintenance issues and service providers

 Inspecting properties to verify as ready for rental

 General administrative duties

Administrative and Personal Assistant

SunTone Development – Melbourne, Florida

June 2006 – May 2007

 Administrative duties for a small real estate development company

 Obtaining permits for subdivision job site

 Managing vendors and subcontractors

 Advertising

 Personal assistant duties

EDUCATION

University of North Florida – Jacksonville, Florida

August 2001 – May 2005

Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice

Maintained and exceeded 3.0 GPA

Eau Gallie High School – Melbourne, FL

August 1998 – May 2001

High School Diploma

SKILLS

Proficient in PC applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Axapta

as well being very familiar with all social media outlets

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Fitness has been important to me for several years, but I started running about a year and a

half ago and instantly fell in love with the sport. I’ve since run several races including a half

marathon. I’m now training for my first full marathon. Health and fitness are a huge part of

my life and running is a passion of mine. I strive to surround myself with like-minded people

who share my enthusiasm for a healthy lifestyle.

 


 

Kayla Kelly

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2031 Deer Meadow Blvd. Streetsboro OH, 44241

kellykm@mountunion.edu

330.221.6092

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Career objective

·        To obtain a job in the sport business field

 

Education

·        University of Mount Union graduate in December of 2012

·        Bachelor of the Arts: Major in Sport Business with a minor in Business Administration

 

Experience

 

            Pulp Juice and Smoothie Bar: May 2009 - August 2012                                                                    

·        Take customer orders and balance register bank. Preparation of food and smoothies for customers. Maintain inventory levels of all food and dining items. Train new hires.

Robert M. Fumich M.D., Inc.: May 2011 - December 2012                                                               

·        Input billing information into accounts receivable. Responsible for disposing of old records in accordance to their retention policy. Answer phones and file documents.

The Sport Sales Workshop & Job Fair: February 10, 2012                                                                       

·        Was trained to sell tickets by ticket sales representatives from all over the country.

Akron Aeros: August 25, 2011 – September 1, 2011                                                                                     

·        Worked in promotions. Took tickets in the box office through the ticket window and the computer. Worked in sales in the team store. Helped children in the fun zone.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: April 2011                                        

·        NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships- Helped with team locations and security. Communicated with team managers to ensure events ran smoothly.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: February 2011                                             

·        Cleveland Sports Awards- Distribute and collect auction hand-held devices. Collected winning bidder’s funds.

Internships

            Sportstime Ohio

·        Worked the two main T.V. shows at the station which were All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan and Chuck’s Last Call with Chuck Galeti. Their shows were filmed at the station and also at Progressive Field for almost every Cleveland Indians home game. Also edited videos and graphics for the shows.

Hermes Sports & Events – Current road race intern

 

Extra-curricular Activities

 

·        Lead in practices and meets as captain of high school cross country team. Received honors in 1st team All-P.T.C., Most Valuable Player, Horizon Award, and Plain Dealer Athlete of the Week. Ran in regional’s three out of the four years of high school track.


 

Richard Flynn
200 Langhorne Lane Apt. #B
Lynchburg, VA 24501  E-m

Posted December 10, 2012


 

CHRISTINE WILSON

455 7th Avenue #3, San Francisco, CA 94118 415.606.1498 ¤ cmwilson12@gmail.com

WORK

RCP Events, Inc.

RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim

Tiburon, CA

Event Director

Mar. 2003 – Mar. 2005, Jan. 2006 – Dec. 2007 & Apr. 2009 – Present

Director of event production and logistics. Oversee all event operations including venue, registration, marketing, volunteers and special events. Play director role in all event operations, publicity and marketing strategies, materials, event permits and recruitment and coordination of elite athlete travel, hospitality and event volunteers. Lead role in public relations, event advertising and promotion. Manage a staff of four and committee of 15 in coordination of over 200 event volunteers, venue set-up and production and registration of 1,000 swimmers. Supervised production/editing of the Comcast Sports Net video broadcast.

Special Olympics International

2011 World Summer Games- Athens, Greece

Sport Resource Team

Dec. 2009 – Present

Recruited as Technical Delegate for the 2011 World Games Open Water Swim in Greece, June 25, 2011 - July 4, 2011. Assisting in the coordination of the first ever official Special Olympics open water swimming event in Special Olympics competition. As part of the Sport Resource Team, assist in the promotion and implementation of open water swimming as an official sport within programs offered at Special Olympics International.

Pacific Sport Events and Timing

2009 Honolulu Marathon

2011 + 2012 Nike Women’s Marathon

Timing Staff-Contract

Dec. 2009, Oct. 2011 & 2012

Assist with registration, packet pick up and registration solutions at the Honolulu Marathon and Nike Women’s Marathon Event Expos. Set up and manage timing mat systems at the Nike Women’s Marathon. Assist timing staff in the execution of race timing and logistics throughout race weekend.

Sustainable Sports Foundation

Marin Triathlon and Marin Half Marathon

Event Staff-Contract

June 2012 – Present

Work with event staff in soliciting and securing sponsors for both the Marin Triathlon and Marin Half Marathon events. Manage registration activities including packet pick up and registration solutions. Assist staff in the execution of race logistics throughout race weekend.

Special Olympics Northern California

Pleasant Hill/San Francisco, CA

Director of Special Events

Mar. 2005 – Aug. 2012

Managed production logistics for fundraisers including The Celebrity Winterfest Corporate Ski Challenge, The RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim (2006-2006), The Spirit of the Season Black Tie Gala, Silicon Valley Golf Classic and The Olympic Club Golf Tournament. Controlled budgets for all mentioned events up to $350,000 per event. Co-produced 2007 and 2008 Summer Games Opening Ceremonies featuring Katherine McPhee (2007) of Smash and American Idol, country star Collin Raye (2008) and 1500 Athletes. Managed the procurement of over 200 auction items and donations for each event including packages valued at $10,000 to help raise over $1,500,000 for Special Olympic Programs. Promoted fundraising efforts for the organization through multiple events, competitions, pledge campaigns, collateral and matching gift programs.

Sam Leftwich Events, LLC

San Francisco, CA

Consultant

Mar. 2008 – May 2008

Assisted with the coordination of all event logistics in production of the Arthritis Foundation Walk in San Jose. Provide support in the recruitment and management of volunteers, walkers, vendors and sponsors. Created and managed detailed event timeline to assure event chairs were on task

PacWest Productions

Event Staff-Contract

June 2005 - September 2006

Work with a team of four in production of the Presidio Relay & 5k and the Run to Remember 5k & 10k. Management of event operations included securing permits, venue set up, registration logistics, marketing, and volunteer coordination.

International Management Group (IMG)

San Francisco, CA

Event Coordinator

2001 – 2002 Events

Obtained and maintained sponsorship agreements with businesses and corporations. Aided in the preparation and editing of event advertising materials. Played key role in grass roots marketing campaign to increase ticket sales. Responsible for the coordination of the Tournament Pro-Am event. Prepared demographic reports for management and sponsors.

Recreational Sports Department

University of San Francisco, CA

Director of Outdoor Adventure Programs

July 1999 – May 2001

Managed all outdoor adventure events and programs. Responsible for production of annual trip and staff schedules. Responsible for program marketing to both the students and members of the USF Recreation Center. Prepared training manuals and schedules for a staff of 25 students.

Recreational Sports Department

University of California

at Santa Barbara

Publicity and Marketing Director

Sep. 1996 – June 1999

Held various positions of increasing responsibilities entering as an intramural event supervisor, promoted to the publicity and marketing staff and in my second year, promoted to acting publicity and marketing director. Led a team in the management, organization and production of special events including numerous 5k and 10k walk/run events. Supervised a staff of ten in execution of advertising strategies.

LEADERSHIP & EDUCATION

University of California at Santa Barbara

University of San Francisco

RRCA Coaching Certification Program

University Award of Distinction, 1999; Recreational Sports Award, 1999.

Masters degree, Sports & Fitness Management, USF.

RRCA Running Coach Certified, 2012

ACTIVITIES

1999 – Present

1995 – 1999

Life Interests

Pacific West Athletics Triathlon and Run Teams – Member

UCSB Women’s Collegiate Water Polo Team; UCSB Women’s Lacrosse Club

Marathon Running, Swimming, Cycling, Triathlon, Kayaking, Piano

 


 

James J. (Joe) Laughlin
3112 Magnolia Street
PO Box 400
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
407-463-7785(c) j7sportsevents@gmail.com www.J7Sports.net
Posted August 3, 2012


Qualified in: • Sports Event Management • Sports Coaching & Officiating • Events Announcing


Professional Objective
To obtain a professional position in which a strong background in personnel management and training,
use of modern technology, coaching of athletes, officiating various sports, and large and small event
management will work in tandem with local corporate goals for success.

Areas of Expertise
● EVENT MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING
● SPORTS TECHNOLOGY
● SUPERVISION
● COMMUNICATIONS
● PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER
● ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
● WEBMASTER

Experience
● J7 Sports Event Management - 1975 to present - consultation/administration of road races, track meets, & cross country runs
○ Road race administration, promotion, & management, computer timing & scoring
○ Cross Country running – meet management and planning
○ Track & Field – meet planning & management, computer timing and scoring
○ PA Announcer – from press box / table or reporting live while roving between events
○ 40 to 50 events managed /year
● Sports Official - USATF, FHSAA - 1975 to present
● FLRunners.com CC Invitational - 2009 to present - events announcer
● Florida Senior Games - 2005 to present - local events timer/scorer
● Florida Law Enforcement Games - 2004 to 2008 - events planner and results coordinator
● ESPN Wide World of Sports – official for cross country and track & field, contract event announcer
● Athletic Director, Assistant - 1990 to 1994 - Lyman High School, Longwood, FL
● Coach - cross country and track & field - 1977 to 1986 - Lake Brantley HS, LHS

Professional Background
1. J7 Sports Event Management – Longwood, Florida – August, 1975 to present - Event planning, electronic scoring & timing
2. Oak Park Middle School - Leesburg, Florida - March, 2010 to June 2010 - Classroom teacher – grade 6 integrated science
3. Winter Park HS Ninth Grade Center – Orlando, Florida – January, 2010 to February, 2010 - Classroom teacher – integrated
4. Ocoee Middle School – Ocoee, Florida – August, 2008 to June, 2009 - Classroom teacher - grade 6 grade life science
5. Lawton Chiles Middle School – Oviedo, Florida – August, 2000 to June, 2007 - Classroom teacher, coach
6. Jackson Heights Middle School – Oviedo, Florida – August, 1999 TO July, 2000 - Classroom teacher, coach
7. The Geneva School – Fern Park, Florida – August, 1997 TO July, 1999 - Science department chairman
8. Lyman High School - Longwood, Florida - September, 1982 TO August, 1997- Teacher / Coach / Assistant Athletic Director

Education
● B.A. Science Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
● A.A. Education, Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL

References available upon request

 


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