Marketing Manager, Americas, Suunto

Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/5/2021 10:13 AM)
# of Openings
Marketing & Communications


Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments, which are used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto equips adventurers to conquer new territory. Suunto’s headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Peak Performance and Precor. Amer Sports is a dynamic, global sports company offering passionate achievement-oriented professionals the chance to succeed and flourish in an international environment. We are a company where ambitious, competent and motivated people can make their mark. All our team members are ready to strive for the best of the company and to win together. Just like our customers, we are dedicated to an active lifestyle and sports. 

What You'll Do

Develop and execute marketing activities and Joint Marketing Plans with key customers to drive brand awareness, customer engagement and sales for Suunto brand in the Americas.


A creative, motivated and highly organized marketing expert to join Suunto America’s team to own and drive all marketing for the region.



Key Responsibilities:

  •  Author, own and actively manage all marketing efforts with Key Retailers and interface with both internal and external customers
  • Closely collaborate with global marketing team to amplify global messaging, participate in brand / marketing meetings and commercial brief creation
  • Communicate and regionalize key initiatives and provide regional market insights/best practices
  • Create marketing support and collaterals to drive on-line and in-store excellence that results in increased sell-thru via: Joint Marketing Plan’s, integrated marketing calendars, activation planning, new product launches and brand story telling.
  • Support Key Account Managers with digital excellence, reviews, and product pages
  • Manage paid media, outside agencies and vendors   
  • Actively manage marketing budget and adjust spend
  • Collaborate with Key Account Managers and internal E-com team
  •  Localize and deliver commercial / product / launch tool boxes, present to local sales team and support key retailer meetings 
  • Oversee Ambassador and Athlete program

What We're Looking For


Languages: proficiency in English

Computer skills: extensive command of Microsoft Office and Adobe CS

Degree: Master’s Degree in business with focus on marketing preferred

Travel: passport and able to travel domestic / international  


•     5+ years marketing experience creating & driving campaigns in multiple channels for outdoor products

•     Proven track record managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders

•     Able to synthesize complex technologies into compelling user benefits and tell a compelling story

•     Deep understanding of consumer behavior and best in practice technologies

•     Budget planning, tracking, and reporting

•     Strong digital marketing skillset and experience

•     Sophisticated understanding of best in class marketing practices

•     Vendor management and negotiation prowess

•     Passion for outdoor activities and a get after it mentality

  • Strong work ethic


What We’ll Provide


This role is based at the regional headquarters for our Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor category of Brands in the city of Ogden, Utah--the gateway to the many exciting ski areas and other outdoor recreation.  We offer a great working environment in the sports industry with talented & passionate colleagues all over the world! Other benefits and perks include:  

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life insurance, pre-tax transit benefit program
  • Discounts on Amer Sports products
  • Smart casual dress
  • Free gym membership and ski pass
  • Summer hours


Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other





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