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?!
Do you thrive on inspiring, empowering, and leading people to help create an impact? Do you enjoy project management and have a strong track record of managing and scaling programs?
This role will be responsible for enhancing and expanding employee community engagement globally through the development, implementation, and support of the Global Philanthropy & Community Affairs team. You will serve as the primary lead and contact for volunteer initiatives, events and volunteer-related policies and build our volunteer council globally. You will also be responsible for strategic alliances and partnerships focused on the company’s priorities around business practices, values and responsible leadership. In addition, this position will manage sensitive communications on actual and emerging issues, frequently in short deadline-driven situations. With this responsibility comes accountability for developing strategies to respond and address issues as they emerge.
This is a highly creative and very visible role, in which you will both lead and advise.
Design, implement, and manage all aspects of the company’s volunteer events including the development and implementation of employee social impact strategy to increase employee awareness, inspiration, skills, and participation in opportunities to make an impact
Implement and support the recruitment, on-boarding, orientation, expansion, and maintenance of the Global Volunteer Community Champions and present on employee community engagement and social impact topics as appropriate.
Create instructional toolkits, FAQ documents, tracking and reporting tools plus email content for targeted audiences to promote and support our volunteer partnerships and investment portfolio and reporting
Develop strategies, initiatives, programs and partnerships for business practices that will have an impact on Under Armour’s global reputation, thought leader position and business results while staying aligned with our brand values
Anticipate, identify, and develop strategies and messaging to protect the brand reputation from potentially high-visibility issues and crises
Conduct continuous scanning, reviewing, and identifying of systems, processes, procedures, services, and programs at Under Armour that are new, high-risk or have been identified at an early-warning stage for potential risk to employees or the community and the Under Armour brand
What do you need?
GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITYTakes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.Consistently works to achieve operational targets for day to day responsibilities
Is self-directed and can work indecently with little to no oversight on projects or day to day assignments while managing deadlines
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.Responsible for making recommended enhancement to processes in order to improve efficiencies
Problems and barriers faced are general in nature, may require learning a broader set of issues however rarely complex or requiring new training or learnings
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATIONAcknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.Communicates with team on matters that involve obtaining or providing information requiring some explanation or interpretation in order to reach agreement.
Routinely influences teammates within own job function at an operational level.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVEDemonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions.
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICSActs in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
At least 3 years’ experience leading and/or developing volunteer programs and or community partnerships in the non-profit and/or social responsibility arena.
Can adapt to playing various roles on a team.
Enjoy a challenge. Should love building new programs and finding creative ways to motivate action.
Thrives while working in a team environment.
Continuously seeking improvement.
Ability to prioritize tasks and find managing multiple projects and events simultaneously fulfilling.
Ability to manage multiple internal and external relationships to clearly communicate and address all topics of discussion around philanthropic support.
Desire to find creative solutions with limited resources, while applying clear and logical thinking.
Tireless aptitude to manage relationships with many different non-profit organizations with the capability to reconcile the unique complexity of declining donation requests while building a Brand fan.
An ability to lead by forming productive relationships cross-functionally with teammates in regional offices.
Have respect for what the company has accomplished while bringing new thinking and suggesting well-reasoned points of view for improving the performance of the business.
Willingness to step in as necessary to support other teammates both within the Global Philanthropy group or across the brand.
Enterprise-wide mindset with a passion for growth
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 be