Project Manager - Running Communities MENA (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dubai

We are looking for a PROJECT MANAGER to execute our adidas Running community activations in MENA. As the Community Manager for adidas Runners (AR) you will be responsible for executing and carrying project related tasks to ensure a smooth and high-class project realization across 7 cities in MENA: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Jeddah, Riyadh, Cairo & Casablanca. 

Overall responsibilities:
  • Carry out all project management needs to ensure a smooth and high-class project realizationin close contact with the agency project lead, the client and community team
    • Project Planner & Task Lists 
    • Milestones & Timelines 
    • Reportings & KPI’s 
    • Budget controlling & Invoice management 
  • Management of community schedules to ensure a smooth implementation and realization of daily activations and larger monthly activations incl.: 
    • Monthly schedule & weekly activations 
    • Digital support & technical support incl. uploading sessions to app 
    • Coordinating on the ground management including management of onsight staff and regular activation/run visits  
  • Manage and coordinate social media and comms platforms related to communities incl. creation of publications and posts which include creating briefs for graphics, flyers, copy and more. 
  • Responsibility for the on-site execution of community events and initiatives incl. coordination and management of production staff, vendors, partners etc. 
  • Coordinate topics related to the local ecosystem of the projects (Vendors, Partnerships) 
  • Product Management for the full scope of the community project incl. ordering products, transporting, sorting, printing, storing and handing them out to the relevant community teams.  
  • Ensure that execution is fully aligned with brand strategy and visual/verbal identity 
  • Team player 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study 
  • Agency/Production work experience in Dubai (at least 2 years) 
  • Innovative approach to challenges & cooperative communication style 
  • A very meticulous and organized nature, with the ability to reach targets efficiently and effectively 
  • Detail-oriented with ability to synthesize small details into overall pictures 
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English, and ideally also in Arabic   
  • Passionate about sports, open minded and interested in newest trends 
  • Proficient MS-Office user 
  • Has the desire to be part of something bigger than themselves and live the community spirit  
About us

We are a community of real  people who turn our passion into impact. We shape the future of brands through  people, community and culture. We make ideas happen.

We began our journey as an exclusive partner of adidas, UEFA, and FC Bayern in 2012, from our headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Since then, we have continued to push the boundaries of human interaction. We understand what society and our world need.

Our purpose is to enable each  other and brands to create real change in people’s lives, ultimately making our  world a happier place. Community and culture are therefore a core part of our  work. We approach marketing holistically and have expertise in strategy,  creative and experiences. We are now a global community with over 250 individuals  in 18 global offices spanning 6 continents. We collaborate with handpicked  partners all over the world to bring beauty to the spheres of sport, culture  and sustainability.

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