Wholesale Activation Manager - Fashion

Leusden | Netherlands | Marketing & Communications

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • To translate the adidas brand marketing strategy for the category adidas Originals into impactful brand appearance on shop floor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and implement Trade marketing plans for the Category adidas Originals and for your account portfolio.
  • To liaise with internal (Sales, Marketing, Market North and Western Europe) and external (retailers and agencies) counterparts.
  • To track, evaluate and optimize the performance of initiatives across your customer portfolio and for the Category adidas Originals.
  • To proactively manage budgets within agreed levels for your accounts and overall for the Campaigns in adidas Originals.
  • To assist in developing strategic business plans as key member of project teams.
  • To ensure impactful brand appearance with commercial impact, by embracing the latest trends and technologies (innovation).
  • To manage various (production) agencies.

Key Relationships:

External: Retailers and agencies

Internal: Sales (Management), other Marketing disciplines and international counterparts (Western Europe and Market North)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Solid understanding of Microsoft Office incl. PowerPoint

Language skills

Native Dutch speaker

English (fluent)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

Functional: Marketing

Industry: Experience in the sports and/or fashion industry is beneficial

Academic thinking & working level

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Wholesale Activation Manager - Fashion
Team Marketing & Communications
Brand adidas
Location Leusden
Country Netherlands
Number 173737
Position Type Full time
Date Apr-13, 2018
Relocation no

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