Partnerships Specialist

Posted 1.4.24
Location
Park City, UT

Who are we? 

Kodiak is one of the fastest growing food companies that is disrupting the industry with its better-for-you breakfast and snacking options. Our journey with food began by restoring the tradition of whole grain flapjacks and adding some protein to fuel folks’ adventures. In the process, we discovered that foods made closer to nature are not only fueling but taste better. So, we set out to inspire wilder, wide-open lives by feeding epic days through real breakfasts. That’s one of the reasons we’re in the scenic Rocky Mountains of Park City, Utah: to live our purpose and be close to nature.  

Our mission is to become the most loved, next generation food brand, and we’re well on our way. We craft the best-selling whole grain flapjack mix in the nation along with toaster waffles, baking mixes, oatmeal, syrup, and snacking options at all major retailers. We’re expanding rapidly as our business continues to grow year-after-year and need to build our team with people that share our passion for the outdoors, bring industry experience, thrive in an entrepreneurial culture, and want to make an impact in the food space. We believe that eating real, good-for-you food, being active outdoors, and preserving nature will restore balance generations before us worked so hard to forge. We embrace the spirit of the Kodiak – a pristine wilderness with a rich ecosystem – and we rely on that spirit of the Kodiak to inspire the work we do, the food we eat, and the way we play.                                                                                                  

Job Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Job Location: Kodiak HQ: Park City, Utah 

What will this position do?   

The Partnerships Specialist, with an Athlete focus, will work on the planning, execution, budgeting and strategic content activation of Kodiak Athlete program alongside the Partnerships Manager. This role is responsible for managing the Kodiak Athlete program, coordinating with internal stakeholders, and reporting. By helping build this program you will be a part of driving our mission of feeding epic days and wilder lives.

  • Form and foster the Kodiak Athlete roster and partner relationships
  • Calendarize monthly Kodiak Athlete campaigns, activations and events
  • Negotiate contract terms with athlete partners
  • Track, analyze and report program KPIs to guide strategy and best practices
  • Allocate team budget towards Athlete roster, campaigns and activations
  • Analyze consumer data and insights to assist in building an athlete partnerships strategy alongside the Partnerships Manager
  • Assist with social media management tasks alongside the Social Media Manager
  • Identify industry trends and all-things social to elevate brand campaigns
  • Work cross functionally with team stakeholders (i.e. content, field marketing, social, creative, consumer insights, digital, etc.)

What are we looking for? 

  • Brand partnership relationship managment
  • Strategic thinker who’s comfortable taking risks and wants to be at the forefront of changing the way brands partner with athletes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and is solution-oriented
  • Well-versed in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Familiar with CreatorIQ, GRIN, Mavrck, AspireIQ or any creator-campaign programs

What else do I need to know? 

This role is based in our headquarters near the ski slopes and mountain trails of Park City, Utah. We have a hybrid schedule. We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:  

  • Health/vision/dental plans  
  • 401k match  
  • Relocation assistance  
  • Annual performance bonus 
  • A company fleet of snowboards and other equipment
  • Active lifestyle allowance 
  • Therapy Benefit
  • All-you-can-eat flapjacks 
  • Flexible vacation 
  • Early-out Fridays 
  • Parental leave 
  • Casual dress code 
  • A variety of other Kodiak-unique perks  

 

Recognized by Inc and Utah as one of America’s best places to work, we are known for our awesome work environment – a fun and authentic place where wins are celebrated, collaboration is king, work is balanced with life, and every individual makes a deep impact. We proactively search for ways to develop each individual along their career path here at Kodiak and beyond. We‘re inspired and committed to creating natural, authentic food with superior taste to fuel a healthy, active lifestyle. We feel encouraged by some of the trends in food today and believe that with a concerted effort we can make an enormous impact in building momentum for natural, better-for-you foods. We invite you to apply to join our team and leave your legacy on the future of food. 

At Kodiak, we foster a truly inclusive community that encourages, supports, and celebrates what makes each of us unique. We bring our full authentic selves to work and leverage our diverse backgrounds and perspectives to create a culture of belonging that feeds epic days & wilder lives.

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