September 07, 2016

Field Marketing Manager

Red Bull North America - San Francisco, CA

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  • Company
    Red Bull North America Red Bull North America
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description



* Location San Francisco, California, United States

* Schedule Full-time

* Organisation Red Bull North America



Maximize a strong ROI by creating and supporting key events/scenes/marketing opportunities that are reflective of the Red Bull Brand values and deliver a clear, strong, authentic brand and product message to the consumer.

Activate Red Bull Athletes, Events and Properties

Concept, create and execute original Red Bull small fires/athlete projects in market.

Activate and leverage regional/national/global events, series and properties that fit within established local market business plan.

Support select 3rd party sport and culture events that are relevant to the Red Bull brand and our key targeted consumers.

Relationship Development

Identify relevant scenes for the market that are applicable to the Red Bull brand and business objectives. Prioritize those with the most potential to engage our target audience and broaden our reach.

Entrench yourself and Red Bull through opinion leaders in relevant grassroots sport and culture scenes to impact key targeted consumers.

Build a sustainable relationship with local authorities to facilitate the execution of Red Bull marketing activities.

Develop new ideas with a local network of opinion leaders that bring the brand to life. Utilize internal network of BMs, FMMs, Sport and Cultural specialists, HQ and approved agencies during creative process.

Submit new ideas and local movements on a regular basis for events, athlete programs and opinion leader projects.


Set the market communication strategy and desired outcomes together with BU Regional communications manager with consideration for national programs and regional priorities and local branded events.

Prioritize resource allocation in relation to media outcome to ensure maximum ROI.

Deliver local media output for Red Bull programs, athletes, projects and events.

Outsource media-related activities to the right market experts and freelancers as needed to maximize the communication outcome.

Build solid relationship with local media outlets including general market, key scene focused and campus media (TV, radio, print, web and new media).

Manage local social media accounts, while responsible for growth, engagement and brand voice.


Effective leadership of Field Marketing Specialists

Ensure the Wings Team Program engages new users and drives trial to expand the consumer base, while considering consumer profiles and the entire product portfolio.

Drive distribution and visibility at and around campus in close collaboration with the area sales team.

Collaborate with sales counterparts on the best strategic employment of Wings Team Sales Drives.

Activate campus relationships and integrate Red Bull marketing strategies into functional and image building opportunities with college students on and off campus.

Utilize well-trained Student Brand Managers (SBM) as a work force for events and projects.

Drive innovative programming targeting the college audience.

Work in close collaboration with the HQ Consumer Collecting team and Regional Marketing Manager to ensure alignment within sampling and collegiate program.

Set clear goals together with the FMS for the Wings Teams and SBM Program to ensure the implementation of the strategic focus in market.

Coach the FMS to continually reinforce best practice and delivery against a defined strategy.


Develop and execute quarterly 360 plans with market sales, marketing and distribution counterparts.

Work in conjunction with the area sales team to ensure that marketing initiatives and programs are leveraged across the sales channel and the brand image is brought to life within the On Premise environment and with key distribution partners and customers.

Actively participate in meetings with local sales team to align marketing & sales strategies.


Cultivate, develop and manage FMS direct reports by establishing KPIs and ensuring execution against defined goals.

Participate in Wings Team and Student Brand Manager hiring process.

Track quantitative and qualitative results that feed into recaps for projects and quarterly business

Develop field marketing plan and budget in close collaboration with national specialists.

Manage expensing, budgetary authorization and other administrative direct report responsibilities for FMS.



* Minimum 4 years grassroots marketing experience and 1-2 years management experience. * Strong understanding of youth culture in sports and culture. * Exceptional communication skills, including presenting and training abilities. Empathy to work with very different stakeholders (journalists, sports and culture scenes, authorities). * Strong planning and project management competencies. * Ability to cultivate team environment. * Creative mind, with prior successes in driving the creative process. * Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and common IT tools. * Lives and represents the Red Bull Brand.


Bachelor's degree preferred

Must be fluent in English, additional language skills an advantage

Red Bull North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.