Full Time Job

Manager, Games Event Management - Olympics


Stamford, CT 08-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

• Manage Sports/Olympics e-commerce merchandise store with merchandise vendor including:
• Coordinate day-to-day communication with Sports/Olympics merchandise vendor
• Analysis of inventory including tracking sales, royalty, and placing reorders
• Development of new product
• Facilitate marketing efforts and ideas including; e-blast timings and focus, social marketing group efforts; work in tandem with the NBC Sports marketing timeline
• Assess logo development and approve use of all NBC Sports and Olympics logos on merchandise and promotional product samples
• Submit NBC Olympics marketing materials and creative through the IOC/USOC and IPC approvals system
• Track approvals and route feedback in a timely manner
• Manage Olympic merchandise budget
• Facilitate the ordering, approvals and distribution of Nike product for approximately 3,000 talent, crew and client; track all orders and deliveries to approximately 4-5 locations using spreadsheets
• Coordinate production merchandise needs on-site at the Olympic Games
• Assess Olympic talent and crew wardrobe needs for future Game
• Manage day-to-day relationship and communication with Olympic apparel provider
• Reconcile invoices and bill backs post Games with finance
• Work within Olympic database to collect sizing information for crew and pull reports to manage fulfillment with shipping vendor
• Oversee the Olympic Pin Program
• Work with Art department to create pin designs
• Help affiliates place custom pin orders
• Manage all invoices and billbacks
• Liaise with NBCU and Sports departments regarding merchandise special order needs for promotional and marketing purposes, employee gifts, executive gifts
• Create and ship merchandise kits for Golf tournaments throughout the year
• Support with the onboarding of 25+ At Home and Olympic host city Hair/Make-Up and Wardrobe personnel
• Upload contact profiles, coordinate offer letters, send credentials, answer any questions that may arise
• Assist with Talent wardrobe shipments
• Coordinate and fulfill additional product agreements
• Perform additional operational tasks as needed by department

Basic Qualifications:
• Must have at least 5 years' experience managing large scale events; specifically the coordination/management of gift and/or apparel distribution
• Thorough knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
• Travel required including being on-site for two months at the Olympic Games
• Experience collaborating across an organization and working with diverse personalities and levels an asset

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• 7 years' experience managing large scale events, preferred
• Previous international experience
• Excellent communication skills and organization
• Ability to problem solve and take initiative
• Flexibility to take on additional projects

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rznm01-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.