PROJECT MANAGER adidas Runners (F/M/D)

Location: act.3 Los Angeles
Effective Date: asap
Contract duration: unlimited
Type of employment: fulltime (40 hours/week)

act.3 GmbH is a Brand Activation Factory. We create, plan and execute inspiring consumer experiences around the globe. We are an official partner of the adidas group and additionally work with a growing portfolio of exciting brands. Our dynamic team consists of over 250 unique individuals who are spread across our global offices: Herzogenaurach, Berlin, Zurich, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, Tel Aviv, New York, Los Angeles and Moscow. Our team along with our strong network of talented Brand Activators and experienced Freelancers brings brands to life in the areas of brand engagement, brand communication, retail and events.

We are passionate, unexpected, unique, united and exclusive. #weareact3.

Purpose:

We are looking for a Project Manager adidas Runners (f/m/d) that can support the adidas Runners L.A. community in the execution of local & global running events and daily business.
adidas Runners is a global community of Runners operating in 53 Cities around the world that is setting its first steps in USA. We are looking for someone who wants to be the hero behind the scenes. He/she takes care of the organization and execution of very exciting events. Additionally, he/she is responsible for managing the community to ensure a smooth and high-class project realization which meets our client’s standards in a given budget and time frame as well as generating and developing concepts and ideas to further develop the adidas Runners L.A. community.

Responsibilities:

• Supporting our communities’ daily business
• Managing behind the scenes and taking care of the digital administration of our projects
• Collecting data from different platforms, research and idea generation
• Supporting in concept creation, planning and execution of events
• Drafting and maintaining project plans, budget plans, timelines, internal and external presentation and documentation tools as well as all other associated documents according to agency standards
• Developing of creative ideas, concepts and strategies often in cooperation with the internal running team and the client
• Ensuring that execution is fully aligned with brand strategy and visual/verbal identity
• Planning and managing assigned project budgets within the given targets
• Independently managing of assigned project areas while making sure that project lead is updated at all times
• Building, developing and growing business relationships vital to the success of the projects

Profile:

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent qualification
• At least 3-5 years of work experience in Project Management / Community Management / Production / Events
• Independent and proactive work ethic
• Strong coordination skills
• Strong communication, interpersonal and social skills
• Innovative approach to challenges and a cooperative working style
• Ability to build strong relationships
• Passionate about sports and lifestyle
• Open minded and always interested in latest trends
• Proficient skills in MS-Office (Excel, PPT & Word)
• Fluent English speaker
• Team player

Profile:

• An exciting international and interdisciplinary environment (offices based in Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, France and Israel, USA and Russia)
• A young and dynamic team
• Flexible work arrangements and innovative office set-ups
• Inspiring events and business contacts
• The opportunity to learn more about yourself and to develop professionally
• A company that embraces new ideas and challenges the ordinary

This sounds exactly like your dream job? Then please send your application (CV & cover letter in English) including your availability and salary expectations to Franziska Hempel via  jobs@weareact3.com