Sr. Manager, Producer and Social

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Senior Manager, Producer & Social - Global Communications
The Producer + Social Lead role will sit within the Global Communications team at Under Armour. This role is integral to Under Armour’s Communications team, and will play a key role in the development and management of rich storytelling content for UA’s Newsroom platform, as well as the dissemination of Newsroom stories over UA social channels.
Partner closely with colleagues on the Brand and Corporate Comms teams, defining and executing a strategy to create editorial content that tells the Under Armour story directly to stakeholders and teammates through owned and social channels, and provide media with the assets they need to increase the impact of earned coverage;
Develop a vision to move Under Armour forward in digital storytelling through rich content
Partner with Global Comms teammates to conceive content for category storytelling (i.e., Basketball, Running, Training, Golf, etc);
Liaise with internal and external creative partners throughout the journey of content development – partner selection, brief, edits, delivery;
Liaise with internal cross-functional partners to share content plans, pull existing or in-the-works content from cross-functional teams, while working to share production costs with functions that are looking for same or similar content
Manage the @UANews Twitter handle to update followers about new stories, and occasionally news and information from the Brand going out to news outlets that follow @UANews
Partner with UA Brand and Category social leads to coordinate storytelling and the dissemination of social-ready content to broaden our reach
Partner closely with UA Newsroom Editor on above processes
Holds others accountable for getting things done, lending support when needed. Generates motivation and drive to hit departmental goals by emphasizing responsibility and communicating expectations. Takes ownership of departmental results by tracking team contributions.
Examines potential ideas and evaluates them against UA goals. Realizes and accepts that failure is a necessary part of innovation. Talks with others to gain new insight and see opportunities from a different perspective. Advocates for and pursues new ideas.
Builds consensus with Teammates across the business unit and gives clear direction during cross-functional collaboration. Motivates Teammates to build trusting, cross-functional relationships.
Seeks and applies understanding of cultural differences and demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of global trends (social, political, and economic), adapting products and services to impact the business unit’s goals globally.
Translates business unit vision and goals into clear, specific and achievable objectives, making the vision tangible for individual teams. Considers future scenarios, opportunities and risks to create action plans that align with business unit goals and UA's overall strategic vision.
Proactively develops self and others by setting stretch goals and providing challenging assignments. Serves as a trusted coach or mentor that guides Teammates through development opportunities, and gives feedback to ensure they are equipped to do the work independently. Creates a team identity and shared purpose to drive toward team goals.
Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
B.S. Degree in journalism, communications or marketing
12+ years of experience in editorial content development for a digital publisher, consumer brand or marketing/communications agency
Extensive experience working across multiple creative mediums including, but not limited to photography, video, animation, AR, VR, podcast, documentary.
Proven experience communicating across a variety of social/digital channels both personally and professionally
Working knowledge of online publishing platforms and SEO concepts
Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
Superior written and verbal communication skills and strong knowledge of current media landscape
Solid organizational and leadership skills
Proven track record of working effectively in fast-paced environment
Prior experience working for a global company with a strong, premium brand and a distinct culture
Inspirational qualities and the ability to create an atmosphere in which people work together enthusiastically and co-operatively to produce outstanding results
An ability to lead through influence by forming productive relationships cross-functionally with our leadership team
Have respect for what Under Armour has accomplished while bringing new thinking and suggesting well-reasoned points of view for improving the performance of the business
Significant executive presence, confidence, and preparedness to be able to meet and engage with highest level of executives and athletes in the world
Experience conducting business and partnering with executives and staff in multiple regions globally, a plus           
Experience working for a high-growth organization is a plus
Apparel/Sports industry experience a plus, but not required
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.