Job Details

Job title

Athlete Coordinator, Deckers Brands

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

PR, Marketing & Communications

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity in our HOKA ONE ONE team, based in our London Head Office on Shaftesbury Avenue.

This is a newly created position to support the demands of the HOKA ONE ONE brand’s athletic program. 

The main purpose of this role is to manage the fulfilment of the brand’s contractual obligations with its portfolio of athletes. 

He/she will forge strong relationships with multiple stakeholders and manage the daily liaison between Athletes, Athlete Consultants, Regional and Global Sports Marketing teams and Marketing Communication Channel Managers. 

Having a high level of organizational and administrative skills is essential for managing athlete schedules and race calendars, as well as for forecasting, processing and delivering athletic promotional gear and materials. In order to keep key stakeholders up to date on race information and results and athlete engagements within the running community, the Athlete Coordinator will deliver regular reports on brand activations and highlights.  

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage and service HOKA’s growing portfolio of International athletes across triathlon, road and trail running.

• Work closely with the PR, Digital, Trade and Events teams to amplify the portfolio and increase brand awareness and credibility 

• Track and report on key athlete achievements, delivering monthly and quarterly round-up to greater stakeholders.

• Continually assess and improve Team HOKA YoY, working with external Athlete consultants to evaluate the existing portfolio and identify, recruit and contract new talent 

• Effectively manage the Athlete portfolio budget 

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Highly motivated, driven and proactive
  • A proactive team player who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment 
  • A people person with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to forge strong relationships – internally, with key industry stakeholders and with high profile athletes 
  • Highly organised and efficient with excellent project management skills and attention to detail

We also need someone with a passion for and knowledge of the running industry, ideally with an existing network of contacts within the tri, road and trail scene.

They need to have a strong understanding of the HOKA brand, vision and seasonal campaigns.

The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years vocational experience within the running athletic industry and would be well versed on the development of running within the grassroots disciplines of track, road and trail running. 

About Us

Why work for Deckers?

At Deckers Brands we don’t just create shoes, we create lifestyles. We are about opportunity. Opportunity to create, to grow and to have an impact. We want all of our people to be as successful as they can be to reach their full potential.

Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes UGG®, Teva®, Sanuk®, HOKA ONE ONE® and Koolaburra®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories has a 40-year history of building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders attracting millions of loyal consumers globally.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefit package and the opportunity to help write our future…AND your own!

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