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Manager, Retail & Merchandise Marketing - Los Angeles Rams (Agoura Hills · CA)

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Every year, the Los Angeles Rams bring together millions of fans across the country and around the world, as we play for the chance to be named the best team in the NFL. But the Rams are about much more than just football. As an organization, we strive to make Los Angeles better by connecting people through sport, both on and off the field. We are about the legacy of fandom that brings together generations of families year after year, we are about the excitement of sport and live events - an experience that cannot be replicated, we are about our community and making a meaningful impact in the world around us, and we are about ensuring we embody and represent the diversity and uniqueness of our city, Los Angeles. Following the opening of SoFi Stadium, and more recently, winning Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Rams are at an exciting stage of growth and are looking for passionate individuals that have the desire to be a part of something bigger.

This position is responsible for the retail and merchandise strategy development and execution for the Los Angeles Rams. The role serves organization wide and cross-function efforts. The Manager, Retail and Merchandise marketing requires someone who is innovative, energetic, organized, and that has a strong pulse on culture.


Responsibilities: 

  • Develops and executes annual retail strategy with e-commerce and in-stadium vendors.
  • Identify new collaborations, trends, innovations, and concepts that can be incorporated into product offerings and retail strategy.
  • Conceptualize, plan and lead execution of the League Office’s annual local collaboration programs
  • Serve as the club’s main point of contact with the NFL’s consumer products team, managing relationships with league licensees and staying on top of new initiatives and All 32 programs
  • Serve as club’s main point of contact with the NFLs quality control team, staying on top up of logo usage, brand identity, and logo integrity across NFL licensees
  • Oversee and internally collaborate across the organization on all promotional orders with merchandise and the retail marketing coordinator
  • Work cross functionally on managing orders, invoices and forecasting with our partners and licensees
  • Work cross functionally within the organization to build retail extensions for key marketing and fan moments 
  • Work with Partnerships team to help forge deeper marketing partnerships with certain licensees, when possible
  • Facilitate marketing promotions of key NFL retail programs for 3rd party retail vendors (email, ROS, social)

 

Experience / Educational Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in retail, consumer products, or related fields
  • Experience in sports or licensing related businesses a plus. 
  • Strong pulse of Los Angeles culture and trends
  • Existing relationship with fashion brands, designers, and taste makers a plus
  • Must have an understanding of sports retail and consumer product ecosystems, at promotional/premium level and with retail
  • Understanding of sports and brand licensing, is a must

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Strong Work Ethic – Self-directed and goal-oriented; Available to work extended hours as required
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – Listens to others; Works well in a team environment
  • Communication Skills – Speaks/writes clearly and persuasively; Presents numerical data effectively
  • Professionalism – Maintains composure in stressful situations; Accepts responsibility for own actions
  • Planning and Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives
  • Adaptability –Manages competing demands; Changes approach to best fit the situation
  • Confidentiality –Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary information
  • Strong Analytical Skills – Proficient in data analysis and data backed decision making
  • Seeking Continuous Improvement – Adept at learning new things; Confidently engages with technology

 

The Los Angeles Rams are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

We strive to create a sense of belonging for all employees by fostering a culture of respect and inclusion, empowering everyone to be their true selves.

Experience

Preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in retail, consumer products, or related fields

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