Marketing Specialist, Sportstyle

Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(4/28/2021 6:00 PM)
ID
2021-2306
# of Openings
1
Category
Marketing & Communications

Overview

“The Mountain Sport Company”, Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern Alpinism. Salomon’s commitment to innovative design and passion for mountain sports created a vast range of revolutionary new concepts in bindings, boots, skis and apparel for both Alpine and Nordic skiing and brought innovative solutions to footwear, apparel and equipment for snowboarding, adventure racing, mountaineering, hiking, trail running, and many other sports. Through performance driven design, Salomon delivers innovation and progression to mountain sports; converting new ideas into action and expanding the limits of possibility. Salomon’s heritage, culture, and commitment are tied together by one simple concept: the world’s leading mountain people creating the world’s leading mountain products. Diversity is one of Salomon’s five values, therefore we are committed to creating and inclusive environment for all. Salomon is headquartered in Annecy, France.

 

Salomon is a part of Amer Sports, a dynamic, global sports company offering passionate achievement-oriented professionals the chance to succeed and flourish in an international environment. Other globally recognized brands include Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, ENVE, and Suunto.  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. Join us.

What You'll Do

We are currently seeking a Marketing Specialist in the Sportstyle category who will be responsible for supporting and executing the emerging sneaker and lifestyle category for Salomon. In accordance with the global brand and/or category strategy, this role will develop and adapt the seasonal marketing plan, inclusive of all channels. This includes seasonal campaigns and product launches based on the global and local brand calendars. The Marketing Specialist, Sportstyle, works with local marketing, sales and category teams to execute on seasonal priorities, with a focus on sell-through in our defined epicenters. They will oversee a full, omnichannel plan for this category and drive growth in this exciting, fast-paced environment.  

 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Builds seasonal marketing plan for the Sportstyle category in North America with support from the global playbook
  • Work with shopper experience team to plan and execute marketing programs with key accounts and is responsible for campaign reporting
  • Collaborate closely with Sportstyle category lead (Sportstyle Director) to define the local Sportstyle calendar, inclusive of all channels
  • Responsible for the Sportstyle marketing working budget (recommends spend based on priorities and opportunity)
  • Work with global and local PR teams to create and develop the annual and seasonal PR and communication plans with assigned KPIs
  • Ensure content needs are met and assets are distributed appropriately in alignment with merchandising teams
  • Develops shop professional and retail employee toolbox inclusive of training and incentives to drive brand and category advocacy. This role will execute training as needed
  • Event management, consumer experience activation in epicenters

 

What We're Looking For

This role requires a Bachelor’s Degree. We are looking for a candidate with 3-5 years of related experience in lifestyle, fashion or product marketing.

 

Other qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams through project briefing and collaboration
  • Involved in implementing strategic plans aligned with company goals
  • Ability to provide actionable insights from the North American fashion and lifestyle industry
  • Collaboration and relationship building. Global/Local experience a plus
  • Extremely organized with ability to prioritize many projects
  • Copywriting and ability to craft authentic user stories

 

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 legally protected characteristics.

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