Neato Agency
Date Posted: 7/26/2017

Program Manager - Vans

  • Company: Neato Agency
  • Country:United States
  • State:Illinois
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Required Exp: 3 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Neato is in search of an outgoing Program Manager to join the team in Chicago, IL.

ABOUT NEATO //
Neato is a marketing agency that employs a highly targeted and focused business-driven strategy to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships between consumers and brands, starting with the college experience. Neato’s client portfolio includes Red Bull, Bud Light, Spotify, Vans, Shock Top, REI and Chipotle.

We’re looking for a Program Manager to join our team and lead the development and execution of our Vans college marketing programs.

THE ROLE //
In this role you will oversee the evolution and execution of two unique Vans college marketing programs, inspiring creative expression in key markets throughout the US. The programs are composed of independent events and evergreen tactics, both designed to create a lasting brand impact in the collegiate demographic.

RESPONSIBILITIES // As leader of both programs, you will serve as the primary contact between Neato and Vans and be responsible for the following:

-Nurture and grow strong, collaborative relationships with client teams by developing solutions to meet the priorities and goals of their business

-Develop and deliver student experiences that inspire creative expression among college consumers, increase brand awareness and drive brand engagement

-Lead the successful execution of brand activations from concept development and pre-production through production and day-of-event execution and reporting

-Manage program budgets by tracking all costs in a proactive, organized way to optimize impact and ROI

-Continuously monitor program performance, identifying execution gaps and implementing tactics for course correction as necessary

-Oversee recruitment and development of Student Marketing Managers and Brand Ambassadors throughout the program lifecycle

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS //
-Bachelor’s degree, with an emphasis on marketing or communications

-Minimum of three years account/brand experience within an agency or field marketing role

-Experience in event production leading brand activations

-Willingness to travel up to 35% including nights and weekends

-Experience working with Brand Ambassador programs a plus

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
-Someone who embodies Vans’ ‘Off the Wall’ lifestyle. You think differently and creatively. You’re inspired by art, music, street culture, action sports and anything that lets you express yourself.

-Someone who’s personable, outgoing and approachable. You'll be working directly with our client and they should be comfortable with you and excited to have you as a resource.

-Someone who’s highly motivated, self-directed and able to prioritize tasks. We’re looking for candidates who are ready to dive right in and immediately make an impact for our clients.

-Someone with exceptional communication skills, detail-oriented and organized. Being detail oriented and communicating well with both your team and our client will help set you up for success.

-Someone that has the ability to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines. Client needs and deadlines can regularly change and you’ll need to be ready to make it work while inspiring your team to do the same.

-Someone with an Analytical mindset. You’ll be implementing the plans for your program's success. Being able to track trends and gaps in execution will help maximize your progress.

WHY NEATO?
At Neato you’ll be at a young, fast growing company with incredible clients. You’ll have the chance to work directly with leadership and implement your own ideas to help create our best practices. Most importantly, you’ll have mentors and partners that inspire you to reach your full potential.

TO APPLY //
Please submit your application via the link provided and let us know industry resource Malakye, hooked you up!

Perks

Top medical, dental, and vision insurance | Flexible time off | Summer Fridays | Most importantly, a focus on your development and the chance to work with incredible clients and an amazing team!

Date Posted: 7/26/2017

Program Manager - Vans

  • Company: Neato Agency
  • Country:United States
  • State:Illinois
  • Location:Chicago, IL
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Neato is in search of an outgoing Program Manager to join the team in Chicago, IL.

ABOUT NEATO //
Neato is a marketing agency that employs a highly targeted and focused business-driven strategy to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships between consumers and brands, starting with the college experience. Neato’s client portfolio includes Red Bull, Bud Light, Spotify, Vans, Shock Top, REI and Chipotle.

We’re looking for a Program Manager to join our team and lead the development and execution of our Vans college marketing programs.

THE ROLE //
In this role you will oversee the evolution and execution of two unique Vans college marketing programs, inspiring creative expression in key markets throughout the US. The programs are composed of independent events and evergreen tactics, both designed to create a lasting brand impact in the collegiate demographic.

RESPONSIBILITIES // As leader of both programs, you will serve as the primary contact between Neato and Vans and be responsible for the following:

-Nurture and grow strong, collaborative relationships with client teams by developing solutions to meet the priorities and goals of their business

-Develop and deliver student experiences that inspire creative expression among college consumers, increase brand awareness and drive brand engagement

-Lead the successful execution of brand activations from concept development and pre-production through production and day-of-event execution and reporting

-Manage program budgets by tracking all costs in a proactive, organized way to optimize impact and ROI

-Continuously monitor program performance, identifying execution gaps and implementing tactics for course correction as necessary

-Oversee recruitment and development of Student Marketing Managers and Brand Ambassadors throughout the program lifecycle

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS //
-Bachelor’s degree, with an emphasis on marketing or communications

-Minimum of three years account/brand experience within an agency or field marketing role

-Experience in event production leading brand activations

-Willingness to travel up to 35% including nights and weekends

-Experience working with Brand Ambassador programs a plus

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
-Someone who embodies Vans’ ‘Off the Wall’ lifestyle. You think differently and creatively. You’re inspired by art, music, street culture, action sports and anything that lets you express yourself.

-Someone who’s personable, outgoing and approachable. You'll be working directly with our client and they should be comfortable with you and excited to have you as a resource.

-Someone who’s highly motivated, self-directed and able to prioritize tasks. We’re looking for candidates who are ready to dive right in and immediately make an impact for our clients.

-Someone with exceptional communication skills, detail-oriented and organized. Being detail oriented and communicating well with both your team and our client will help set you up for success.

-Someone that has the ability to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines. Client needs and deadlines can regularly change and you’ll need to be ready to make it work while inspiring your team to do the same.

-Someone with an Analytical mindset. You’ll be implementing the plans for your program's success. Being able to track trends and gaps in execution will help maximize your progress.

WHY NEATO?
At Neato you’ll be at a young, fast growing company with incredible clients. You’ll have the chance to work directly with leadership and implement your own ideas to help create our best practices. Most importantly, you’ll have mentors and partners that inspire you to reach your full potential.

TO APPLY //
Please submit your application via the link provided and let us know industry resource Malakye, hooked you up!

Perks

Top medical, dental, and vision insurance | Flexible time off | Summer Fridays | Most importantly, a focus on your development and the chance to work with incredible clients and an amazing team!

Date Posted: 7/26/2017

Program Manager - Vans

  • Company: Neato Agency
  • Country:United States
  • State:Illinois
  • Location:Chicago, IL
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available