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Marketing Coordinator, Athlete Development EMEA (m/f/d)

Location Leiderbach, Deutschland
Posted 03.12.2018
Closes 02.01.2019
Sector Agenturen & Sponsoren
Function Marketing & Kommunikation
Contract Type Festeinstellung
Hours Vollzeit
Salary Wettbewerbsfähig

Job Description

General Summary
Reporting to the Athlete Development Manager EMEA, the Marketing Coordinator will support the planning and implementation of IRONMAN athlete development and retention programs including but not limited to the IRONMAN TriClub Program and the IRONMAN All World Athlete Program within the EMEA Region. The Marketing Coordinator will also be involved in the development of new programs focused on increasing participation and new athletes for all brands in the IRONMAN portfolio, including IRONMAN, IRONMAN 70.3, short distance triathlon, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, cycling and mountain biking events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist and support the Marketing Manager in planning and executing marketing strategies.
  • Manage Athlete and Triclub profiles in the data base
  • Take on daily maintenance and tactical implementation of existing athlete programs
  • Relationship building with clubs and athletes (email, newsletter, phone, in person)
  • Onsite execution of the programs at events
  • In collaboration with in-country marketing managers, conceptualize, develop and implement local grassroots initiatives to help grow athlete base
  • Identify social media opportunities and trends to increase awareness and participation, as well as realise ad-hoc content and engagement opportunities
  • Research and create reports on market trends 
  • Assist the design team with collateral
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally

Skills and competencies

  • University Degree in Marketing, Sports Business, Communication, or related fields preferred 
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience / internship 
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships and provide a high degree of client service
  • The ability to juggle short-term and long-term projects and timelines with ease
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge and interest in the endurance sport industry is a plus
  • Fluent in English and German (written and spoken). Additional languages an advantage
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with a willingness to learn new software as appropriate 
  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the year

A contract will be made on the basis of a full-time employment and for an indefinite time period. We are looking forward to receiving your application and CV in English language including your salary expectations and your notice period.


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