Lead, Global Marketing Operations - Category

Under Armour
Baltimore, MD
Oct 08, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
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 SummaryThe Lead, Global Marketing Ops, is responsible for project management from brief approval, planning, implementation, and execution of all Global Brand Category Creative projects within a category. Ultimately, the Lead, Global Marketing Ops, is expected to drive our cross-functional teams to deliver per the brief - On Brand, On Budget, On Time. The individual will need to be assertive, adaptable and able to drive a complex project with an eye on all the details. This role requires flexibility and confidence as a project lead.Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesManage marketing campaign Brief ProcessManage Category Product Marketing business initiatives, starting with the planning and implementation of brand briefs.Review and process campaign briefs ensure briefs meet requirements (eg clear business objectives, budget, list of all required creative support, guidance on regional variance).Support Marketing to ensure cross-functional teams are aligned to campaign deliverables.Facilitate Brand Management review and approval process.Own campaign management integration and communication with cross-functional project teamsManage Project PlansEstablishing and adjusting the timing and action as the projects unfolds. Actively providing timelines and deadlines to all teammates to ensure the necessary work is progressing.Utilize skills to streamline creative timelines, encourage efficient workstreams and clearly relay the actions required to complete the project.Manage external and internal agencies / creative partnersManage project-based agency relationships (internal & external partners) including, schedule management, and approvals.Drive creative development and execution, on time and on budget.Facilitate creative development, review and deliveryConduct weekly meetings to ensure alignment on creative content throughout the creative development and go to market processConstantly monitor and report on progress to all project stakeholders, including Innovation & Marketing Leadership.Improve campaign execution processAnalyze campaign workflow and drive improvements through scalable, efficient new processes to optimize resources at all timesBe an active teammate within the Marketing Operations department"A cents € providing insight based on the process improvements/hurdles.Maintain Project Management in WorkfrontCreate, update and track all projects within Workfront.Actively use the resource and encourage other teammates to maintain all project implementation within WorkfrontQualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)Direct work experience within a creative & project management capacity.A quick study who is articulate, can lead and also motivate where needed.Knowledge of project management techniques and toolsExperience with Workfront software a plus.Experience leading projects with many cross-functional partners and a proven ability to coordinate diverse personalities.Proven experience leading high visibility projects.Collaborative, solutions focused, organized, true to deadlines, helpful in attitude, and resilient in the face of ever-changing 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 quick problem solving skills.Experience with a Go To Market (GTM) process would be beneficial.Additionally, experience within the retail/sport/apparel industries proves helpful.Flexibility in a fast-paced environment with many moving pieces is critical. An ability to overcome frustrations and find solutions is necessary.Education And / Or ExperienceBachelor's degree4+ years of relatable experience.Creative or account Management Experience within and agency, Brand or Category Marketing organization.Other Requirements Ideally, a PMP or similar experience illustrating complex project management.RelocationRelocation may be provided up to a specified amountAt 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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