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Integrated Marketing and Merchandise Coordinator

Houston Dynamo FC


Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 1 month ago

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Houston, TX, USA

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Job Description

The Houston Dynamo Football Club is seeking an individual for the position of Coordinator, Integrated Marketing and Merchandise. This role is part of the Marketing team and reports to the Director, Integrated Marketing. This role is responsible for supporting the marketing team across planning and executing key initiatives and activations, managing and executing the day-to-day operations of the retail and promotional programs and acting as the lead liaison with the Club’s third-party retail partners, league licensees and other key stakeholders, ensuring all merchandise meets the Clubs’ brand standards. The Coordinator will work collaboratively in a dynamic environment and cross functionally to ensure we optimize the merchandise strategy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  •  Assist Director, Integrated Marketing with the planning and execution of key initiatives and activations
  • Lead the day-to-day management and execution of the retail merchandise strategy, including product planning, delivery, and promotion
  • Serve as the main point of contact with third-party retail operators to ensure stadium team store and other points of sale showcase Dynamo and Dash merchandise in premium way to drive and meet revenue targets
  • Partner with extended Marketing team to create retail and match day promotional calendars; manage procurement, promotion, delivery of all promotional items (e.g., gate giveaways, ticket incentives, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Marketing team to identify collaboration projects with local artists and influencers to support and energize overall marketing plans
  • Execute the internal process for all promotional items required and requested by internal departments and work with third-party vendors to develop on-brand products and facilitated delivery on-time and on-budget
  • Work with Finance team to manage reporting needs to league, player associations, etc. on royalty and other payments
  • Additional duties as assigned

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Qualifications Required

  • Agility to respond optimally to the constantly evolving needs of a fast paced organization and industry
  • Strong work ethic with an attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Ability to strive in high-pressure environment while multitasking several responsibilities
  • Ability to identify problems and their root causes, and to develop and recommend effective solutions
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills at all levels of the organization and with external contacts
  • Superior level of detail orientation, accuracy and sense of urgency
  • Proven ability to manage cross-functional projects
  • Maintains Organizational Core Competencies

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