Project Manager Social Impact


This position drives and upholds the efforts and projects of the Social Impact team and acts as an executional advisor for cross-functional initiatives and activations between Community programming, Social Impact, UAR and Activation. Furthermore, it fosters the development and execution of the Purpose strategy, through prioritized projects and concepts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in Head Office capacity to Social Impact team
  • Provide holistic view of Social Impact work across programs, partnerships, impact and operations
  • Work closely with the Director of Social Impact to ensure appropriate communication within the team and with internal partners for updating and reporting to key stakeholders
  • Curate content for various communication channels
  • Organize complexity and maintain accountability across project workstreams
  • Build strong relationships with senior management, internal customers, to drive consistency and quality of project deliverables
  • Track, communicate and respond to Purpose requests for future action
  • Budget forecasting and guidance
  • Provide strategic guidance to team
  • Oversee tracking and measuring of Social Impact projects, market engagement
  • Builds/manages GP tools, processes + team resources


Key relationships

  • Director, Social Impact
  • Community Programming
  • Senior Leadership
  • VP Brand Activation
  • Corporate Communications
  • Community Affairs
  • Finance
  • Community Impact


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Service-minded, networker, customer focused and global thinker
  • Superior knowledge project management best practices
  • Excellent convincing and influencing skills with high credibility in senior management
  • Deals effectively with difficult situations, negotiates persuasively, has a clear opinion and conveys ideas to the point
  • Ability to work in and thrive in a changing business environment
  • Strong communication skills (written/oral)


Requisite Education and Experience:

  • University degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience; with at least 3 years of experience in project management
  • Proven track record of leading and implementing larger-scale global programs and projects

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Job Title:  Project Manager Social Impact

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Marketing & Communications
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  317050
Date:  Jun 11, 2021