Director, Creative Excellence & Marketing Services Athletes' Performance
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Position: Director, Creative Excellence & Marketing Services ? Athletes? Performance
At Athletes? Performance, we are the leader in integrated performance training, nutrition, and physical therapy for elite and professional athletes. At Core Performance, we are revolutionizing corporate wellness, delivering measurable results for leading global corporations through programs that offer unmatched levels of personalization, engagement, and integration. We are ONE company, with Athletes? Performance and Core Performance generating and sharing leading-edge innovation and results using the most advanced research and science in the industry. Team members at Athletes? Performance are encouraged and supported in pursuing their career goals with learning and training opportunities across the organization. We also promote personal growth and development through our Proactive Sustainability initiative. We are ONE Team, helping athletes and citizens around the world live healthier, fuller lives.Is Athletes? Performance a good fit for you? Do you want to be part of our ONE Team and help us pursue our mission?
Athletes? Performance currently has an opening for a Director, Marketing Services. The position will be responsible for a wide range of marketing services: concept development, sales support, creative execution, stewardship of brand visual identity, internal initiatives, product development and content needs as part of running the ?in-house? agency.
This individual will garner significant experience in a fast growing, entrepreneurial environment that requires propensity for action and an enthusiasm for helping people get healthier, perform at their best, and achieve more in life.
We are trailblazing a new category and are looking for results-driven and visionary Brand Messiahs across our Brand Marketing, Communications, and Creative Excellence & Marketing Services teams to be part of this ride in building our brand.
The position will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer.
Duties and Responsibilities (What does success look like?)
Process Geek: design and implement comprehensive workflows to enable execution of company requests while maintaining team sanity.
There?s no ?i? in team, but a ?we? in awesome: work with cross functional teams to develop and execute programs, develop ideas, and share in the success of the team.
GID (Get It Done): wear many hats being responsible for ideating and implementing creative initiatives across the business: brand communications, sales collateral and support, editorial content, product development, and internal initiatives.
Art Direction: lead, manage, coach, and art direct designers in creation of presentations, marketing collateral, sales proposals, internal newsletters, and other work that reaches our key stakeholders.
Traffic Cop: manage workflow and assign projects across team of in-house graphic designers and copywriters. Provide strong communication and follow through to requestors.
Budgeting: manage annual department production budget.
Brand marketing strategy: ability to internalize and utilize brand strategy to shape supportive materials.
Spin me a story: strong storytelling and communications skills (visual & verbal) to ensure brand proposition comes through consistently and in support of brand positioning.
Sealed with a KISS: Exhibited skill of saying more with less as we try to adhere to the KISS principle.
Wind beneath my wings: inspire and lead others with your work ethic, business results, intrapersonal skills, and willingness to see success based on team accomplishments vs. your individual achievements.
Land the planes: Jedi project manager focused on managing multiple initiatives while ensuring high-quality work from the team.
Own it: take ownership of the project/task at hand from ideation to completion. Work with internal & external parties to clarify any questions, listen and address feedback, and be a champion of the work.
Keep a library card: develop and manage a warehouse/library of creative content, video, photography, tools, and templates to allow for broader company access and efficiency vs. recreating the wheel each time.
Have standards: ensure all work delivers on the brief and meets the brand personality/visual identity standards.
Walk the walk: ability to provide direction and manage workflow for internal team, but also able to roll up the sleeves and utilize your creative chops.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Multi-lingual: ability to speak the multiple languages of Marketing, Sales, Product Innovation, and Creative.
Integrated Marketing Communications: drive consistent brand story and look & feel across all stakeholder touch points.
Strong project management skills.
Excellent communications, listening and storytelling skills
Strong strategic thinking, creative thinking, team leadership, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Oh, and a great attitude is a must as well.
Results focused, with examples to prove it.
Organized and high attention to detail.
Passion for helping others achieve their goals.
Ability to adjust on the fly and thrive in an ever-changing environment.
Entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to be the brand.
Track record of influencing multiple stakeholders (internal & external).
Ability to juggle and execute multiple projects.
Software proficiency: skilled at Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Acrobat, Microsoft Office.
3+ years managing graphics design team (agency and/or in-house)
Bachelors degree required
Athletes? Performance is the global leader in integrated performance training for the top athletes in the world. From our four world-class facilities in Arizona, Southern California, Florida and Texas, Athletes? Performance trains the top Champions in Sport, including 14 2012 NFL first round picks, 87 MLB players in 2012 alone, and 3 of the final 16 teams in the 2010 World Cup, as well as elite military operators and leading teams globally. Our work at AP takes us to China, Germany, Argentina, the UK, and many places in between, as we are helping to power the performance of athletes around the world.
In addition to supporting top athletes and teams, we leverage our proprietary methodology and systems to help high school and college athletes, military personnel, and leading executives redefine what?s possible, delivering unmatched results with a world-class experience. Athletes? Performance was named one of Fast Company?s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Sports in 2011, and is a fixture in top media outlets including the NFL Network, ESPN, CBS Sports, Fox Sports, and Men?s Health.
Founded in 1999 by industry visionary Mark Verstegen, Athletes? Performance is a thought leader in the human performance space. In addition to athlete, military, and executive programming, AP is home to a Performance Innovation Team, a cross-functional team of experts that is constantly evaluating all programming and associated technology that the company delivers while driving innovation forward internally and with our team of leading partners. AP also has a dedicated Education team that conducts our industry-acclaimed Mentorship programs both at our U.S. facilities and around the world.
Athletes? Performance created the Core Performance brand to help people live healthier, higher-performing lives. Today, Core Performance is the leader in proactive wellness, delivering measurable results through integrated, data-driven programs that are rooted in advanced science and research for employees and corporations. CP solutions are engaging, personalized, and sustainable, yielding meaningful results for employees and a competitive advantage for employers.
Athletes? Performance Inc. is backed by Polaris Ventures, Walgreens Corporation, and ABS Capital. Along with our world-class investment team, AP is proud to have a team of leading partners committed to supporting human performance, including adidas, SKLZ, EAS, Sheraton, Keiser, Intel, Tignum, Axon Potential, and Zeo.
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||650 South Athletes' Place |
Tempe, AZ 85281
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