Sr. Specialist, Global Marketing Operations - Brand

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Sr. Specialist, Global Marketing Operations – Brand Business Services roll is responsible for project management from brief approval, planning, implementation, and execution of Global Brand category projects. This individual leads smaller Brand led projects independently inclusive but not limited to Social, always on stories while supporting the Sr. Manager in driving Brand level Campaigns through to completion. Ultimately, this individual, is expected to drive our cross-functional project teams to deliver per the brief – On Brand, On Budget, On Time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Manage marketing campaign Brief intake process
    • Manage Brand Marketing team led projects, starting with the planning and implementation of brand briefs once submitted.
    • Review and process briefs, serve as checks and balances system to ensure briefs meet requirements (e.g. clear business objectives, budget, list of all required creative support, guidance on regional variance).
    • Support Marketing to ensure cross functional teams are aligned to project deliverables
    • Facilitate Brand Management review and approval process
    • Own project management integration and communication with cross functional project teams.
  • Manage Project Plans
    • Establishing timing and action
    • Assigning Project team resources (Internal creative)
    • Utilize skills to streamline creative development timelines.
  • Manage external and internal agencies / creative partners
    • Manage project-based agency relationships (internal & external partners) including, schedule management, and approvals.
    • Drive creative development and execution, on time and budget.
  • Facilitate creative content review process for above initiatives
    • Conduct weekly meetings to ensure alignment on creative content throughout the creative development and go to market process
    • Partner with cross functional teams to ensure category team feedback is integrated into production of creative content.
    • Constantly monitor and report on progress to all project stakeholders, including Innovation & Marketing Leadership.

 

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Direct work experience within a creative & project management capacity.
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • PMP certification – preferred
  • Proven experience leading high visibility projects.
  • Collaborative, solutions focused, organized, true to deadlines, helpful in attitude, and resilient in the face of ever-changing client demands.
  • Build, manage and maintain healthy internal partner & client relationships.
  • Responsive and efficient - ability to organize and manage multiple projects to meet quality/brand standards & deadlines; be flexible but assertive.
  • Strong written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of relatable experience.
  • Creative or account Management Experience within and agency, Brand or Category Marketing organization.

Other Requirements

Relocation

  • Relocation may be provided up to a specified amount

 

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore