Marketing Specialist - The vAn - 1603414FI

Beaverton-OR
 Job-ID :   1603414FI 
  Category :  Support 
  Position Type : Contract Remote 

Job Description

Marketing Specialist, The vAn

client, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream big, and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders, pathfinders and visionaries. At client, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

As client Inc.’s storytellers, the Marketing and Communication teams set and create the brand voice and tone. A creative force across multiple specialties, we tell client’s stories of innovation and sport through brand strategy, digital engagement, advertising and product presentation. Using channels ranging from the digital landscape, to retail stores, to traditional media, Marketing and Communication teams connect the science and art of storytelling client innovations to the hearts and minds of athletes around the world.

Our internal employee consumers today are more sophisticated and better educated than even our external consumers. They decide what they want and when they want it. At client, our challenge is to anticipate what they’ll want and be ready with a solution. When we’re really good, it’s something – a product, a service, an employee experience or event – that’s so intuitively perfect the employee hasn’t even imagined it could exist. Your job? To make sure we know our employees better than we even thought we could.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Partner with the VAN operations team managers and directors to support the creation of employee consumer right brand concepts.
  • Support the development of our product launch journeys and timelines, briefs and strategic marketing plans.
  • Produce, manage, and distribute key product tools, material, content and collateral.
  • Lead initiative and seasonal employee consumer insights and trend research, internal recaps, weekly notes, MBR, QBR, and Monthly Previews, etc.
  • When possible, lead key initiatives, content capture, assist in event executions with geography and territory partners.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or closely related discipline.
  • 1-2+ years of experience in consumer marketing or related marketing industry.
  • Knowledge of athletic industry and trends in the marketplace with an understanding of the competitive marketplace.
  • Demonstrated genuine passion and knowledge of Sport, Sneaker and Streetwear culture, fashion and trends.
  • Basic understanding and demonstrated curiosity of consumer landscape- both digital and physical.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills.

Required

  • COPYWRITING
  • COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT
  • RETAIL
  • RETAIL MARKETING





International Expansion Specialist – The vAn   

At Client , we serve athletes. Fueled by insights of the world’s best, we design and create products to elevate human potential on a global scale. We are a diverse lineup spread across the globe. We are looking for world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey. 

Client  is expanding The vAn’s capabilities and operations outside of the United States. The vAn is an employee purchase channel designed to highlight promote product sales to our fellow teammates. As we build out the foundation outside of the US, we are looking for an International Expansion Analyst to join our team. 

What you will work on

  • Organize and schedule team meetings across multiple continents/regions & time zones for all operations outside the US.
  • Partner with the vAn customer service team and marketing specialist to ensure the voice of The vAn is consistent through all locations.
  • Assist in adapting The vAn’s business model to appropriate local cultural conventions and legal requirements through research and problem-solving
  • Assist in providing team updates on inventory levels, sell through as well as process improvement opportunities through analytics and reporting tools.

What you bring 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, International Business, Operations, or related subject area
  • Professional experience in project or performance management, operations, and/or related fields
  • Highly organized with consistent track record of balancing multiple workstreams and objectives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills across a wide range of audiences, functions, and levels of the organization
  • A positive and solution focused attitude. Self-starter, achievement driven, results oriented, etc. Adaptability, flexibility, quick learner, etc. 
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently, as well as within a team environment. 
  • Proficiency in standard business software applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel)

 

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