Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Digital Trend Setter Openings @ adidas

Our Global Head of Recruiting sent me an overview of several new digital trend setter roles they are hiring for in Amsterdam. They will consider candidates from anywhere in the world for these positions. If you are interested check out the overview below. At the bottom there is a place to apply.

Digital Marketing Innovator

adidas is focused on taking our marketing efforts to the next level and entering the world of 2.0. The “Impossible is Nothing” mission lives true here as we are looking for highly innovative and imaginative people ready to bring their creativity to the table. The role is based out of Amsterdam, but would have world wide responsibility for the successful implementation of digital creative and media 360 degree solutions.

We are looking for a trendsetter, a progressive thinker and someone who wants to bridge web, mobile, creative, gaming, etc and provide solutions to our customers and adidas fans around the World. It’s a tall task, but one that a digital enthusiast who is passionate about sports would be successful in.

Today we are looking for people to satisfy two types of roles:

Digital Concept Manager (2 positions)

Mobile & Media Partnerships
eRetail / eCRM

To lead and oversee the planning, implementation and strategic development of key marketing initiatives within one of our key categories (mentioned above).
Champion Innovation as the adidas digital face of creation, overseeing all emerging, exciting and soon to be popular media channels, devices and tools.
Inspire adidas to think digitally as consumer centric and digitally led thinking is the mantra of our digital marketing department.
Understand, master and evolve existing adidas digital proprietary strategy and planning tools.
Bring adidas to a leadership level in worldwide digital communication channels.
Find the next big thing, and bring adidas there…

Senior Digital Project Manager (4 positions)

Women’s & Training
Sports Style

Lead and oversee the planning, implementation and administration of all digital initiatives for one of our key categories (mentioned above).
Global concept development, agency briefing and management, regional feedback and local implementation on key projects.
Take 360 degree ownership over the strategy within your given category.
Effectively communicate digital strategy by presenting ideas and innovations that will impacting the adidas brand digital footprint.
Work closely with international marketing teams to drive the strategy forward.

Our Promise:

What makes adidas a special place goes way beyond our products. The growth opportunities presented to employees, the work climate they come to each day, and the focus on end results versus how they get there allow people to reach success in their very own way.

We don’t focus on hiring people for the skills they already have, but instead look to bring people onto our team with the right attitude of commitment and passion. A career with the group is a process of continual growth and development.

Coming to work with adidas means working in a truly unique atmosphere revolving around authenticity, diversity and ethics. We blend work and life in a way that brings out the best in both, through a passion for sports.

We care about results far more than the way you choose to get there. We expect our teammates to find their way to break new ground. This provides our employees with room for freedom, creativity and innovation.

For more specific information about the above positions, please email jobcast@adidas.com or to apply directly, CLICK HERE.

Important Links:

Corporate Site

Corporate Career Site

Information Links (Amsterdam)

http://www.iamsterdam.com/ http://www.amsterdamtourist.nl/ http://www.holland.com/amsterdam/gb

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

adi History Video

Here is a killer video on adidas History!