The role of the Sr. Coordinator, Consumer Products Marketing is focused on supporting retail development initiatives that will drive sell-in and sell-through of licensed merchandise. The Sr. Coordinator will also play an important role in working with the Clubs, Leagues and Federations with style guide development and Premium Guidelines and distribution.
Manage style guide development process to identify seasonal merchandise trends. Foster internal relationship with creative services/brand to assist with design direction and manage ongoing communication with Clubs & Federations.
Work closely with MLS Clubs to identify incremental and authentic merchandise design opportunities.
Oversee Premium Distribution Guidelines as dictated by MLS League and Federations. Manage national premium product licensees for League, Club and Federation related activations.
Review product submissions to remain in line with branding and stadium requirements.
Develop, in conjunction with retail development, in-store signage, social media assets and retailer presentation materials, to help drive sell-in and sell-through of licensed merchandise.
Assist with development of CP-specific retail materials in support of MLS & USSF brand messaging.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.
3+ years of experience
Proactive and accountable toward project growth
Strong drive to learn and be involved
Excellent presentation skills
Passion for sports and soccer
Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision