Associate Marketing Manager- Womens

Portland, OR
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Melanie Fox

Job Description:


This large global activewear clothing company, located in the heart of Portland, OR is looking for a talented Associate Brand Marketing Manager with strong event and digital experience to support the Global Womens Team. This person should be excited about fashion, retail, apparel, and they must demonstrate 2-4 years from other marketing expereinces. 


  • Horizontal Communication Manager: assist with horizontal communications to categories and functions around womens brand
  • NYC & LA Community Management: help develop womens community plans, including the launch of the LA community; manage ongoing community event execution with agency partner
  • Vertical Athlete Strategy: develop tactics in partnership with key categories around leveraging assets and vertical sport activations
  • Administrative support: opening POs/GRs, budget tracking, agency feedback consolidation, women’s calendar management, monthly womens x-functional meetings, and monthly womens key cities meetings


Support the development and implementation of marketing campaigns and activations for key initiatives and/or categories with direct responsibilities for coordinating execution of event, digital, social and media tactics.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the x-functional and x-category team in developing marketing and communication plans that drive Womens business and lead to effective communication activities
  • Support the team in writing briefs, managing agency relationships, production, post-production and internal approvals for US Womens creative and activation needs
  • Be the point person for LA and NY Community activations and planning, including digital needs and CRM planning/recaps
  • Coordinate campaign/activation recaps and post mortems, identifying and sharing key learnings, analytics delivery against KPIs and best practice sharing
  • Maintain an updated status report on all marketing elements with clear action items and deliverables and follow-up with x-category/functional team members as needed to ensure all project elements are on track
  • Help prepare agendas and take notes for x-functional/category meetings
  • Help develop womens horizontal strategy plans targeting the VFA, vertical athlete
  • Manage Influencer requests and track social/appearance asks for community events and across Categories and CTC
  • Manage Budget/Forecasting for US Womens 
  • Open POs and track spending/invoices for US Womens 
  • Own seasonal ordering and Wanderlust promo seeding for various events and influencers
  • Create and maintain presentation materials (PPT, videos, etc.) to support internal and external campaign updates, sell-in meetings

Key Relationships: 

Director Brand Communications, Senior Director Brand Communications, U.S. Category Brand Communications Leads, Global Brand Communications, Key Cities, Brand Activation Leads (i.e. Newsrooms), Agencies, Sports Marketing, EIM, Analytics, Social Purpose, and Brand Design (U.S. and Global) 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Proven results and orientation based in critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Organizational and executional skills when owning a project/activation
  • Consistent, proven ability to drive comprehensive, connected journeys across all channels
  • Collaborative team player with strong interpersonal/relationship building skills
  • Experience working in or managing agency partnerships 
  • Understanding of both traditional and digital/social marketing channels and analytics
  • Proven ability to articulate and deliver insightful briefs at all levels in various formats
  • Good communication skills