Store Communications Professional

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

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?!
GENERAL SUMMARY
The Store Communications Professional is responsible for supporting corporate business partners to ensure the field receives the information they need to execute workload and drive their business. This person ensures communication is clear, concise and delivers information in a way that can be interpreted and acted upon easily for all levels of the field organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop and execute communication that supports and advances UA business objectives
Edit, write, and distribute communication to field teams through communication vehicles
Edit, create, maintain and publish information to the communication sites, including policy and procedures
Provide editing support to cross-functional business partners
Develop communication campaigns by advising communication vehicle, content and timing to internal business partners
Manage content information with the ability to think quickly and make good business decisions under very tight deadlines
Ensure stakeholder business objectives are met
Build relationships with business partners in merchandising, marketing, planning, distribution, visual, operations and other corporate functions
Build relationships with field business partners to continually improve communication to the field
Act as communication gatekeeper to make sure only essential information is being communicated to proper times
Think creatively and focus on continuous improvement as it pertains to communication tools, communication and service levels to the organization
Share skills and experiences with other team members to enhance team-based learning opportunities
Build and maintain store planning calendars
Admin for communication sites which involves updating new users, developing new communication processes, and troubleshooting issues
Serve as professional for communications of other initiatives, including:
Leading initial input sessions
Working with various cross-functional business partners to ensure alignment
Developing communication plans and materials
Advise on communications strategy and how best to communicate and engage internal audiences
Editorial
Oversee and/or contribute to the message planning tool to manage flow and timing of messages to the field
Generate content and manage the creation/publication of newsletters to management and sales associate teams as assigned
Edit, create, maintain and publish information to communication sites
Relationship Building
Meet regularly with business partners to understand goals, uncover opportunities and manage upcoming communications needs
Build relationships crossbrand, cross-channel and cross-function to uncover and share best practices
Build relationships and assert leadership with business partners in Store Operations and other headquarter functions
Build relationships with field business partners to continually improve communication to the field
Share skills and experiences with other team members to enhance teambased learning opportunities
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Knowledge, skills & abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
Creative communications counselor with strong influencing skills; able to work independently and maintain partnerships cross-functionally and cross-divisionally, with senior leaders and business partners, to achieve objectives and deliver on deadlines
Ability to support business partners in creating and executing comprehensive communication plans
Strong service mindset with the ability to provide a high level of service to internal and external customers
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, prioritizing as required
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign preferred
Flexibility to manage competing priorities and shift focus as determined by changing needs of the business
Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and act quickly and decisively
Experience in using new and emerging technology
Experience in project management
2.  Minimum educational level
Four-year college degree preferred, preferably in communications or a related field of study
3.  Minimum experience
1-2 years communications or retail operations experience, with varying scope and responsibility.
Proven ability to drive results through effective communications  
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.