Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Employment Opportunities at Red Bull, July, 2019

Red Bull was founded in 1984 by sports enthusiast Dietrich Mateschitz who reportedly drinks up to 10 cans of it a day. In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 10400 people in over 167 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we’re different.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sports Marketing Specialist

Location: Lagos
Schedule: Full-time

Job Description
Areas that play to your strengths (all the responsibilities we’ll trust you with)

Start and Grow a Highly Credible Athletes Program:
Build the foundations of a highly effective Sports program in conjunction with the Marketing Manager by:

  • Identifying and engaging relevant national sports personalities with a perfect brand fit and optimise impact and efficiency via professional target setting and management
  • On-going optimization of these co-operations.
  • Developing personalised packages which include performance, marketing and communication to service each individual personality


Global Campaign & National Events Planning & Execution:
Utilise strong local insights and context to offer compelling consumer experience to participants & spectators and create unique media content in the:

  • Planning, management and execution of Global Campaigns such as Red Bull Neymar JRs Five and Red Bull Reign
  • Design, development and execution of outstanding local national events which are strongly rooted in the most relevant local playgrounds

Cross Program Execution:
Focus on functionality to drive brand differentiation by:

  • Establishing Red Bull as a credible functional beverage in the national sports landscape (sport scenes, opinion leaders, sport industry, agencies, media, federations, authorities etc.)
  • Raising the daily usage/sales on a broad scale

Athlete Management:
Develop Red Bull Nigeria’s image and position as an innovative brand in Sports by:

  • Maximising the usage of Red Bull’s global athletes and event portfolio by using international Red Bull athletes to increase local awareness & appeal and exposing national roles (Red Bull athletes or other) to global Red Bull activities

Branding and Communication:
Build and grow engagement to reach more people, more often and for longer by:

  • Working with the Media Network Manager to design and contribute to unique stories, interesting topics, new formats and top media content
  • Managing the Red Bull brand appearance at national sport program in line with international benchmarks and guidelines.managing all Sport related information & data on internal platforms


  • Degree in Marketing, Sports Marketing or Business Administration/Management
  • Ability to service and manage athletes based on sportive performance, marketing and communication facts.
  • Able to pursue a global company vision.
  • Independent, Self-Motivated, Impeccable Interpersonal and Team skills.
  • Creative, innovative, open-minded, sporty, motivated, capable of working in a team.
  • Degree in Marketing, Sports Marketing or Business Administration/Management
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience within the Sports Industry, Events or Marketing Agency, Sport institution or Federation, PR agency or as a professional athlete or trainer.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint are a must.
  • Ability to design and organise events and projects of all scales.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Travel up to:

  • 25%

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style – what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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