Manager, HOKA Global Brand Partnerships & Collaborations

100 Deckers Outdoor Corporation
Remote friendly

At Deckers Brands, Together, Every Step is a promise kept that every employee can bring their authentic self, is valued and supported, as a whole person, at work and beyond. Together, Every Step is how we continue to deliver exceptional business results, experience an amazing place to work, and have a positive impact on the communities and world around us. 

Job Title: Manager, HOKA Global Brand Partnerships & Collaborations

Reports to: Sr. Manager, HOKA Global Brand Partnerships & Collaborations

Location: US Remote

Interested applicants must reside in one of the following approved states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington

The Role
The Global Collaborations & Brand Partnerships Manager is a creative problem solver with a naturally collaborative mindset and passion for bringing product, campaigns, and retail moments to life. This role will develop collaboration strategies and manage key checkpoints in the process of every collaborative project to ensure key product stories are being leveraged, compelling narratives are being crafted, and retail expression brings each project to life in the strongest fashion possible. A strong candidate for this role has a deep knowledge and understanding of the consumer, is well-versed in running culture, and is passionate about weaving these threads together to create captivating brand moments.

We celebrate diversity--of your background, your experiences and your unique identity. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace where all of our employees can Come as They Are. We believe that when we bring our different perspectives to work, we are truly Better Together.

Your Impact

The primary functions of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • 1. Under the guidance of the Sr. Manager of Global Brand Partnerships & Collaborations, leading key strategic projects including product development, campaign and marketing creation, and finally retail & operations planning.
  • 2. Inspire, partner with, and guide cross-functional teams to develop best-in-class strategies to bring the creativity of collaborative partners to life through the lens of HOKA.
  • 3. Support the vetting of potential collaborations and negotiating terms and conditions with partners to optimize resources within HOKA & make collaborations run smoothly for our external counterparts.
  • 4. Manage dates & gates for each project, acting as liaison between HOKA teammates and partners.

Who You Are

  • Think critically – questions, challenges, looks for new ways of thinking. Able to bring people on board to that new way of thinking.
  • Able to balance both boundless creativity and pragmatic tactical skills.
  • Has elite communication skills and is able to package complex ideas into easily digestible forms with ease.

We’d love to hear from people with

  • 6+ years of experience in project management. Focus on merchandising, product / marketing experience.
  • Strong global perspective on partnership space. Tuned into the cutting edge of running culture.
  • Background in fashion or footwear preferred.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint / Excel / Word & loves the idea of building decks.

What We'll Give You

  • Competitive Pay and Bonuses - We’ve created a variety of competitive compensation programs to foster career development, reward success and to show our employees just how much they’re valued.
  • Financial Planning and wellbeing - No matter what financial goals our employees have set, we want to help them get there. Our plans provide powerful ways to protect income, pay for expenses and invest in the future.
  • Time away from work - Sometimes we need time away to be with family, focus on our health or just simply recharge. Our plans support our employees’ needs to get out, get healthy and come back stronger than ever.
  • Extras, discounts and perks - Being a valued member of the Deckers Brands team means more than just a paycheck. From generous discounts to community-based programs, we offer a variety of cool extras
  • Growth and Development - Deckers Brands was built on the idea of pursuing passion. That’s why we offer extensive opportunities and support for personal and professional development.
  • Health and Wellness - There’s nothing basic about our comprehensive health and wellness programs and offerings. While at work and at play, we aim to support a healthy lifestyle.

$120,000 - $130,000

The salary range posted reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this role in our Goleta, CA location. Individual pay will be determined by location and additional factors, including job related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Diversity and inclusion are key to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds who share a passion for our brands. We welcome qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition and all of the other beautiful parts of your identity.