International Athletes Manager
We are strengthening our International Sports Marketing Team! Therefore we are looking for a motivated International Athletes 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 ensure that national athletes marketing priorities are being set correctly and in line with global strategic athlete directions. This position 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 Manager invents and executes new concepts across the globe and works personally with “International” athletes.
AREAS THAT PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS (all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)
COUNTRY SUPPORT & TRAINING
You will ensure high class and outstanding national athletes’ project programs globally by constantly providing service, guidance and supervision. You will continuously challenge the countries/ athletes for constant improvements. Additionally you will train and coach country colleagues in specific Athlete Marketing relevant topics to assure perfect information flow and the best trained and most up to date people in the countries.
You will ensure the highest possible quality and WOW effect on global athletes projects. You will set up a best practice and inspiration tool for athletes´ projects globally and drive innovation throughout the whole year in order to invent and refine existing athletes’ projects. By highlighting special focus projects you will increase the consumer impact globally with close alignment with the International Communication Department. Additionally you will provide guidance for the countries throughout the feasibility check, planning and execution periods.
NETWORKING & ATHLETES’ MANAGEMENT
You will set up and manage a specialist/freelancer/agency network for athletes projects global and decide case by case where to utilize those. Also you will create a perfect Marketing, Communication and Performance package for athletes managed by Red Bull International and set up clear targets and follow up constantly.
You will drive Innovation in the International Athletes´ Department through your own projects, concepts, new technologies and/or idea collecting/finding/sharing tools in order to inspire the country teams.
YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: (proven performance in)
Minimum 5 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.
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.