• Project Manager, CTC/DTC

    Adidas AmericaPortland, OR 97240

    Job #1697822982

  • Project Manager, CTC/DTC

    Purpose:

    CtC/DTC is here to bring Own the Game to life. This is your opportunity to join a creative and broad functional team that is in the process of transforming this brand in the US market!

    You are at the forefront of creating an environment in which we plan in a connected and strategic manner, developing industry leading channel and functional plans. We need your help in connecting the group through strategic planning and helping to lead the projects that will elevate the brand in key areas.

    As part of this team you will help organize the CtC DTC team, which is our priority channel as part of our Strategic Business Plan, Own the Game. Your role will be critical to the success of our DTC business with a specific emphasis in Creator Club Membership, Brand Collection, DTC Exclusives, Compliance, Global and Local Feedback, contribute to relevant SBP work across key functional teams, Cross Category initiatives, ad hoc projects and maximize DTC efforts in preparation for milestone meetings like OBIM, Sales Launch and Final Lines.

    It will be your role to facilitate, connect and inform the group, to ensure connectivity with our key stakeholders, and to help prepare some of the supporting materials to represent CtC/DTC across the organization. This role has a lot of exposure across all Brand functions, there will be many opportunities to learn in these areas if the willingness and team player mind set is there.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Manage and execute a variety of cross functional projects and support the development of strategy, business plans and updates to Senior Management / Executive Management by gathering and compiling information and putting it into a user friendly and presentable format. This may include contributing to and/or leading the strategic thinking and execution of special projects.

    • Manage creation and development of presentations (i.e. Channel presentations, Brand Collection and DTC Exclusives, Cross Category Summaries, Executive Management Meeting presentations) in close cooperation with the heads of CtC/DTC, internal teams and external companies and agencies, ensuring consistency, flow and high quality of the presentations.

    • Assist in presentation set-up, organization and execution.

    • Facilitate frequent "executive summary" view across of Brand Collection, Membership and DTC Exclusives compliance.

    • Facilitate a focus on Creator Club Membership, acquisition, calendar, and product plans.

    • Manage and support the organization of specific cross-functional events and launches from concept to execution.

    • Assist as needed across the CtC/DTC group, willingness to support in various capacities the multiple functional groups.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong team player with proven ability to work cross functionally to achieve goals and objectives.

    • Strong critical thinking and logical mind set for solving complex problems.

    • Strong entrepreneurial and innovation capabilities.

    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage internal and external project teams.

    • Strong organizational skills and excellent time management skills.

    • Ability to effectively present information to an individual or group, both written and verbally, in English.

    • Ability to handle ambiguity and work independently (particularly in the absence of supervisor) and be a solution-based thinker.

    • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to build successful working relationships within a team and cross-functionally.

    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

    • Ability to multi-task within a fast paced, changing environment, and the ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines.

    • A passion for sport and familiarity with the athletic industry, trends and/or athletic product lines preferred.

    • Excellent computer skills, including, but not limited to, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint.

    Qualifications:

    • Four year degree or equivalent experience.

    • Minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience.

    • Previous experience around innovation and/or transformational topics.

    • Experience in project management required.

    • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.

    At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game. We foster the athlete's mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture - the 3Cs: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

    • CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don't have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning - it helps us improve.

    • COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other's abilities and talents.

    • Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors' training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

    adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Title: Project Manager, CTC/DTC

    Brand: adidas

    Location: Portland

    TEAM: Marketing & Communications

    State: OR

    Country/Region: US

    Contract Type: Full time

    Number: 349787

    Date: Sep 18, 2021

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