Retail Events Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Herzogenaurach

Team triumphs ego – and that’s how we play. 
We keep it real – as a diverse team of talented individuals, we act together to make our world a happier place. Explore more about our community culture here:
As RETAIL EVENTS MANAGER (F/M/D) you get the chance to successfully manage and actively drive assigned retail-related projects. You ensure an efficient and effective planning, development, implementation, execution and documentation of a project according to deadlines and within the given budget & scope.
You will actively...
  • Organize, prepare and execute merchandise sales and other big retail related-acitvations in Europe & worldwide, e.g. UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, European Men's Handball Championship, UEFA Euro 2024 etc. 
  • Participate in concept work, planning and executing of big retail events as well as management 
  • Help with visual merchandising, designing of stores and event installations
  • Search for suitable suppliers, conduct negotiations and help in setting up contracts 
  • Pick products and place orders from local and international suppliers 
  • Support in developing and introducing new product ranges 
  • Participate in national and international exhibitions and fairs to identify market trends, build relationships with potential suppliers and place product orders 
  • Support in planning purchases and deliveries in accordance with sales plans 
  • Supply all sales channels with product quantities required to meet sales plans and achieve targeted financial performance 
  • Take care of general pricing, purchase cost control, price adjustments in accordance to changes in supply conditions 
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis 
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques 
  • Report and escalate to management as needed 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation 
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned 
Real impact comes from real people and real stories and your story looks a little like this…
  • Experienced. You bring certified qualifications or ca. 2-3 years of practical experience in the field of retail project management in the sports industry
  • Competent. You convince us with former project management experience and practical knowledge of state-of-the-art project management methods in an international working environment
  • Skilled. You bring advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially in Excel, Outlook & Teams. You speak fluent English and - ideally - German
  • Active Mindset. You show advanced, detailed knowledge for taking measures and generating solutions
  • Service Driven. You have a strong customer orientation and a passion for providing high-standard service to your clients
  • Hands-On Mentality. You do not fear to tackle all kinds of tasks with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm to inspire the people you work with and for
  • Open Minded. You bring a strong willingness to learn and a natural curiosity for trends
  • Purpose Driven. You are driven to create real change in people’s lives
  • Passionate. You have a passion for sports, culture and sustainability
  • act.3 on tour: join our community and work in an exciting international and interdisciplinary environment with over 18 community bases spanning 6 continents
  • Community moments & celebration: regular community events & get-togethers including our annual global community summit and festival; ACT.CON
  • Learning & education: access to training, workshops, and custom personal development programs via our ACT.CADEMY
  • Our way of acting: inspiring office design and set-ups and opportunities for flexible work arrangements
  • Culture Clubs: create or be part of platforms for passions and shared interests
  • Feel good management: open access to drinks and healthy buffets in our community bases
  • Recharge: 28 days of holiday per year for all full-time team members and an extra day added after 5- and 10-years commitment
  • Special discounts: exclusive offers and discounts for brands, events, and travel available on our corporate benefit platforms
  • Thinking ahead: option to start or continue a pension plan
  • Mobility solutions: based on your location we offer mobility solutions such as local travel passes, company cars and bike leasing
act.3 is an equal opportunity employer. We believe real impact comes from real people and real stories. Everyone has a story to tell, and it is important that they are heard, valued, and respected. No matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your passion is, we celebrate our uniqueness and actively empower an inclusive and equitable world for all. Our community is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Mind matters more than numbers; we value real relationships built on trust and respect. We see each other at eye-level, inside and outside of work. This means we believe in heart counts and not headcounts. It’s our differences that enable us to shape the future of brands through people, community and culture and make our ideas happen. 
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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