International Athletes Marketing Manager
We are strengthening our International Sports Marketing Team! Therefore we are looking for a motivated International Athletes Marketing Manager (m/f). In this role you will be responsible that Red Bull will further be perceived as the outrider in the fields of Athletes and that our athlete partnerships result in consumer impact. This position ensures that national athletes marketing priorities are being set correctly and in line with global strategic athlete directions and reviews periodically. It is a service unit for colleagues in the countries and other departments to support strategic and daily affairs. You will drive innovation and execution excellence in Marketing, Performance and Communication. Additionally the International Athletes Marketing Manager invents and executes new concepts across the globe and works personally with “International” athletes.
AREAS THAT PLAY TO YOU STRENGTHS (all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)
ATHLETE MARKETING & ACTIVATION
You will make the most out of our athletes´ partnerships in terms of usage and consumer impact by managing and integrating global/international athlete activation programs. You will lead campaign-worthy initiatives (360 degree approach) and activations output around key athletes and athlete key milestone moments. Additionally you will collaborate with the Athlete Managers on creation, implementation and execution of unique stories and innovative concepts.
COUNTRY SUPPORT & TRAINING
You will consult, guide and enable national Athlete Manager’s on relevant activations. Additionally you will share best practice examples and continuously challenge the countries/ athletes for constant improvements. You will train and coach country colleagues in specific Athlete Marketing relevant topics to assure the best trained and most up to date people in the countries.
RED BULL ATHLETES APP
You will be the key contact for countries and in HQ for any related questions to the Red Bull Athletes App.
MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES
You will create an outstanding Marketing, Communication and Performance package for athletes managed by Red Bull International incl. contract negotiations, target setting etc.
KEY CONTACT FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS
You will be the key point of contact in the Athlete department for all other departments such as Brand Marketing Department, Red Bull Media House, On Premise and Off Premise by assuring proper information flow from and towards these departments to define fitting and most efficient usage of Red Bull athletes across the company.
YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: (proven performance in)
- Minimum 7 years’ experience as manager (sport, athletes, brand, marketing, …) within a consumer driven brand / agency / institution including content and budget responsibility
- Profound experience in working personally with athletes’ topics such as personal athletes marketing, athletes coordination within agencies or institutions, athletes projects or initiatives
- Experience building, mentoring and managing teams
- Proven track record of being a successful and independent project leader with a wealth of finished and executed initiatives and projects.
- Effective communications skills, well-organized, structured, team player, entrepreneurial ‘can-do’ attitude
In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style – what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.