Sports Marketing Coördinator Off Road

The challenge

Calling all cycling sports fans! Shimano has an amazing opportunity to work with elite athletes and the best cycling teams in the world. If you’re a dyed-in-the-wool fan of off-road cycling this might just be your dream job.

Our Sports Marketing & Events Team is looking for Sports Marketing Coordinator (Off Road) to strengthen the European Marketing team at Shimano’s European headquarters in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

  • You will be responsible for sponsorships within the off-road section (mountain bike downhill, mountain bike XCO, Mountain bike Enduro, E-MTB & BMX). This will be monitored via clear KPI’s and will contribute to Shimano’s short and long term marketing goals
  • You will manage the partnerships within all Shimano sponsored off-road contracts and translate them to local markets.
  • You will coordinate the technical support for our sponsored teams & athletes
  • You will coordinate product agreements with these teams/individuals for hard goods (drivetrain, brakes, wheels, etc.) and soft goods (shoes, eyewear, clothing for MTB)
  • You will train sponsored & supported teams to use Shimano hard goods and soft goods
  • You will ensure that all teams and riders supported by Shimano/PRO receive the correct products and service
  • You will work closely together with the our Tech Reps and Shimano representatives from our local sales offices and distributors at World Cups and World championships
  • You will be the off-road connection to our headquarters in Japan on all product matters relating to sponsored rider usage
  • You will closely monitor the sponsored teams and athletes’ experiences to maximize a successful outcome

What are we looking for?

Essential

  • A Bachelor + degree, preferably in Sports Marketing
  • 3 years of working experience in a similar job
  • Goal-oriented to make sure that results are achieved in an efficient manner (project based way of working)
  • Flexible (no 9 to 5 mentality) and willingness to travel

Desirable

  • An understanding of technical items within the cycling industry
  • Open minded and can work with different cultures in the off road environment
  • Energetic, proactive person who understands the importance of being a true partner with teams and athletes
  • Experience with contract handling and an understanding of social media usage

What do we have to offer?

Shimano offers a pleasant, informal working environment with colleagues who work well together, and are proud to work for Shimano. Alongside good working conditions, Shimano offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging position within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. Together we want to win therefore we have a strong focus on team achievement.

Publication date

04.04.2021

Contact person

Miranda van den Beuken

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Shimano Europe Group

High Tech Campus 92

5656 AE  Eindhoven 

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)402 612 222

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