Marketing

Freelance
11-09-2017
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Job# 25879 BH# 336513
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Brand Communications Assistant Manager

Our client in the sports and lifestyle apparel industry seeks an Assistant Manager, Global Brand Communications for an ongoing contract that is likely to convert to a fulltime role. Must know PPT. 

Support the development of an integrated, through-the-line, marketing communication package to support the adidas global brand communication objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Assist the team in developing marketing and communication plan materials that drive the business unit/functional area and lead to effective brand activations (Superior knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint is a must)
•    Support the team in managing post-production and all approval processes
•    Assist in the coordination of toolkit delivery to markets
•    Manage the delivery of campaign tools to the online repository 
•    Assist in the collection of local market requests in a responsible manner and provide feedback
•    Support the integrated team in coordinating global and local agencies across projects and activities for the global brand communications team: agency briefing process and development of concepts and creative elements.
•    Act as partner to local markets in coordinating necessary materials and information to ensure best in class market activations.
•    Assist in the support of campaign performance post-evaluation by coordinating research and tracking project development, collating results into regular quality reports.
•    Manage processing of invoices for team
•    Perform all other duties as assigned


Key Relationships: 

Global Brand Communications team
x-Category Communications teams
Local markets
Production
Global Brand Design
Finance
Marketing Operations
Creative Agencies
Other external partners

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

•    Strong communication skills and some level of strategic thinking.
•    Experience in marketing communications.
•    Understanding of an ever-changing marketing landscape and exposure to project management.
•    Ability to collaborate and use platforms and tools utilized by multiple functions as well as ability to support internal and external cross-functional groups, ex: communications, social, digital.
•    Good presentation and organizational skills. *Superior knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
•    Understanding of and passion for the sports and fashion/entertainment industry.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

•    Degree in Marketing, Communications, Retail, Digital or a related field. Master Degree / MBA a plus.
•    2+ years’ industry and / or relevant work experience.
•    Fluent written and spoken English language skills.