MDF Account Manager

Marketing Park City, Utah


Position at Backcountry

POSITION TITLE: MDF Account Manager

REPORTS TO: Director, Integrated Marketing

DEPARTMENT: Integrated Marketing

LOCATION: Park City

The MDF Account Manager will help plan and execute campaign level deliverables for a variety of brand partners aimed at extending the reach of and impact of our MDF program. This role within our MDF team will require a heavy attention to detail, and a passion for collaborative problem solving and solution finding. The right candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment where juggling multiple projects across multiple channels comes naturally. This role will require partnership across a number of internal and external teams. The ideal candidate will have a passion for marketing and building relationships with the brands we work with.   


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the growth and the development of the MDF program through daily deliverables, activities,and deadlines for creative campaigns and individual client projects.
  • Plan and coordinate the products, services and advertising requirements of Backcountry’s brand partners.
  • Collaborate with internal partners on the execution of the above. 
  • Support the MDF Program through the development of creative briefs, proposals/timelines, budgets. 
  • Ensure orderly and timely completion of vendor campaigns utilizing project management skills and our internal digital project management system.
  • Utilize the highest degree of attention to detail ensuring brand guidelines and creative standards are achieved throughout the creative development and project launch cycle. 
  • Engage in supportive brief writing and project management working with outside creative contractors and internal creative team members. 
  • Handle concerns or issues related to the development & output of final creative ensuring clear communication of progress and  and issues to MDF team leaders.
  • Obtain and communicate campaign results through timely data collection
  • Work closely with our brand partners in the following areas:
    • Alignment on annual MDF marketing goals
    • Strategic timing for MDF marketing campaigns
    • Reporting of campaign results
  • Support special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A passion for brand development and an ambition to build a unique skill set while supporting the growth of a differentiated leading brand in the outdoor space
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience in an agency or equivalent/relevant role within a marketing department. 
  • A collaborator at heart - this is a cross-functional role that requires partnership with multiple teams across the business
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with ease and perform under pressure with a strong attention to detail
  • A hands on approach that is happy to execute autonomously as well as manage external parties
  • A unique blend of a customer-centric philosophy, structured and analytical problem solving with creative flair and imagination
  • Experience with non-endemic partners is a plus
  • A love of the outdoors & the brands we carry a double plus
ABOUT BACKCOUNTRY

Seek it. Find it. Send it. We help customers seek the perfect gear for their backcountry, find their awe, and send it their way. Through our five brands—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and Steep&Cheap—we give our customers the gear, knowledge, and inspiration they need to chase life’s greatest moments. We foster local outdoor communities around the locations of our expanding number of retail stores, and we’re actively creating a more inclusive and equitable outdoors for all through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives.


We’re a company of Gearheads and we offer personalized expertise at every level of the organization. This means we curate the best assortment of premium gear and apparel, a premium shopping experience, personalized Gearhead advice, super-fast and accurate fulfillment, and aspirational and informative content.


We take growth and personal fulfillment seriously. For our employees—aka, our Herd—this means career growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. We offer perks like an exceptional gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office. 


When you join the Backcountry Herd, you join a crew that is passionate about their jobs and equally stoked on the outdoors. Pre-dawn skintrack laps are the norm, MTB rides are our lunch break, and you’ll regularly find coworkers hitting the trail together post-work. Benefits are competitive and include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account.