Posted on: March 8, 2019 | Job#: 272952

Community Coordinator - Los Angeles Area

Full-time | 1318 Third St Promenade, Santa Monica, CA, US 90401

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About Athleta

We believe that being fit and active makes life richer and bigger than it could possibly be otherwise. And we’re always looking for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

Collaboration is a real thing here — because we know that individually we’re strong, but together we’re unstoppable. Athleta is a certified B Corporation, which means that we put people and planet right up there with profit, and we’re committed to using business as a force for good. 

About the role

As the Community Coordinator, you are passionate about connecting Athleta to the local community. You are responsible for bringing the brand to life in the store by creating amazing experiences for our customers. You are focused on inspiring and growing our sisterhood - our community of women and girls through executing in-store classes, events, sponsorships, and partnerships that nourish her mind, body, and spirit. You will help grow our business and cultivate brand loyalty through new and current partnerships and customers. You seek out and establish strong business partnerships, assist with building community networks, and utilize appropriate social media resources that serve a range of sports and activities for women athletics, health and wellness. As the Community coordinator, you are passionate and invested in Athletas Brand Mission, Cultural Values and its Evolution.

What you'll do

  • The Community Coordinator is a proven market specialist and innovative leader that develops a localized market community strategy. This strategy connects our local communities to Athleta’s mission, creating the stories that truly speak to our customers experiences.

  • In partnership with the District Manager and General Managers, you are responsible for coordinating, promoting, hosting, and executing in-store and local community events that showcase Athleta.

  • You help to foster a positive store atmosphere that establishes Athleta as a resource for local health and wellness related events and activities. It is important that you involve the store team in all community endeavors and ensure they feel invested in the results of the community work.

  • The goal of our community events increase traffic, generating revenue and brand/mission awareness. You will be responsible for meeting ROI goals for the store for the year on events and classes.

  • You are involved in and are knowledgeable about the stores marketing budget; assisting with instructor outfitting, leveraging Marketing resources; ensuring supplies for Marketing events are ordered, using the appropriate resources; tracking all marketing events, expenses and ROI.

Who you are

  • You are an entrepreneur at heart and are driven to forge strong lasting relationships with our customers, communities, athletic professionals and our associates

  • You have demonstrated ability to identify and manage competing priorities; effectively manages one's time and resources to ensure multiple priorities are balanced and managed successfully

  • You are highly flexible, self-directed, and you adapt well to an ambiguous, rapidly changing environment

  • You are seen as a team player who has demonstrated collaboration, persuasiveness, and partnerships, with the store team

  • You understand how to achieve results through building and maintaining strategic partnership & connections

  • You possess marketing skills to drive innovative programs to increase traffic to our stores

  • 1-3 Years experience in community relations, public relations, marketing, event planning, sales and/or guest services

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

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