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Project Manager

Location: Beaverton, OR.
Company Description:

 

Our Global Sport Brand does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At our Company, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

We’re looking for a Project Manager that is responsible for managing and tracking designated work-streams across our Lifecycle Marketing team. The Project Manager is highly organized, efficient and results driven. An expert in managing and tracking marketing projects and cross-functional team management, you will be the traffic manager of key decisions -- balancing the tactical needs of the various projects with the communication skills required to handle stakeholder input and shifting realities. As our PM you will spearhead the team’s core competencies in marketing technology, driving process, prioritization, and visibility into various digital capabilities on behalf of the Lifecycle Marketing team. Cross functional leadership is key to this role, as you will be the voice of our team among our technology vendors (Adobe, Bluecore), Digital Product, NDDC, Operations, as well as Geo Stakeholders and partner teams across Global and Geo Consumer Marketing. 

The ideal candidate needs to have the skill to both make the right decisions and communicate them convincingly, acting as the project team quarterback that other team members consistently seek out for answers that are fast, authoritative, and right.  

Job Description:

We’re looking for a Project Manager that is responsible for managing and tracking designated work-streams across our Lifecycle Marketing team. The Project Manager is highly organized, efficient and results driven. An expert in managing and tracking marketing projects and cross-functional team management, you will be the traffic manager of key decisions, balancing the tactical needs of the various projects with the communication skills required to handle stakeholder input and shifting realities. As our PM you will spearhead the team’s core competencies in marketing technology, driving process, prioritization, and visibility into various digital capabilities on behalf of the Lifecycle Marketing team. Cross functional leadership is key to this role, as you will be the voice of our team among our technology vendors (Adobe, Bluecore), Digital Product, Operations, as well as Stakeholders and partner teams across Global and Consumer Marketing. 

The ideal candidate needs to have the skill to both make the right decisions and communicate them convincingly, acting as the project team quarterback that other team members consistently seek out for answers that are fast, authoritative, and right.  

WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON?

As a member of the broader Global Consumer Marketing org, the Lifecycle Marketing Project Manager will manage various projects aimed at driving early engagement and retention within our Brand’s Member’s Lifecycle. You will the primary point of contact for our team’s technology partners and internal operators, managing project deliverables (capability intakes, business requirements, GTM progress against our digital marketing transformation) and producing artifacts that drive clarity for our own team and our stakeholders. 

A typical day/week is never the same. You will be looking to manage all activities around the project that ensure on time, on expectation, and on budget projects.  No project is created equal but you will use your years of experience to drive your work and the success of the project on a day to day basis.  

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Own the portfolio of all marketing capability projects across Lifecycle Marketing’s Early Engagement and Retention teams, inclusive of scope, schedule, and budget. You’ll be our team’s in-house SME for a Global Sport Brand’s Digital Marketing Transformation, understanding and recommending how to leverage our current capabilities while keeping an eye on the overarching Digital Product Roadmap
  • Spearhead relationship with our technology and data science partners. Help enable cross functional steering committees while driving collaboration and managing change – lead kickoffs, working sessions, and retrospectives 
  • Manage vendors and project budgets, tracking milestones, updating project trackers, communicating key shifts, being nimble to changing requirements 
  • Work cross functionally across our business teams Data Science, and Digital product, understanding and recommending how we integrate Lifecycle work-streams into relevant business and technology priorities, tracking key dates and gates and relevant deliverables 
  • Understand and advocate for digital best practices, become the expert in how our creative executions can and cannot come to life across our Brand’s core digital capabilities  

 

WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?

In this role, you will work with a diverse set of individuals, teams, and functions across headquarters and global organizations. This role sits within the Lifecycle Marketing team but is encouraged to build and sustain strong relationships with Global Marketing & Business partners to meet brand and business objectives. Primarily, you will work with our technology and business partners as well as be a main point of contact for our stakeholders. You will grow collaborative working relationships with Marketing, Digital Product, Design, Stores, and Operations functions, in addition to outside vendors & agencies. You will also work closely with teams to foster a strong flow of communication and open dialogue to understand and deliver on team needs and priorities. You’ll help enable our team’s in-market success and track KPIs, ensuring the work we drive results in meaningful business outcomes. 

Qualifications:

WHAT WILL YOU BRING?

  • Minimum 5+ years of proven experience in Project or Program Management, inclusive of managing simultaneous budgets and driving projects against an overarching roadmap portfolio. An understanding of how to mitigate risk, see around the corners and troubleshoot potential timeline conflicts ahead 
  • Strong understanding of digital and/or lifecycle marketing + CRM, inclusive of relevant channels: email, push/inbox, app and dot com, SMS, paid media, omnichannel marketing. 
  • Subject matter expertise in managing marketing technology and CRM, particularly an understanding of digital product roadmaps and the ability to pull together business requirements and partner with data science teams to build expected outcomes 
  • Experienced relationship manager with the temperament of a leader: flexible, resilient, empathetic, and assertive. An understanding of how to pitch and present to leadership teams 
  • A bias towards action and a passion for driving member loyalty and engagement 
  • Strong digital literacy with command of Air Table, SmartSheet, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote. Mac proficiency strongly preferred. 
  • Must have received or be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by the date of hire to be considered.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination.
  • Must be willing to work on-site in Beaverton, Oregon 3 days per week
Additional Information:

Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

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