Category Manager, Action Sports

Role: Category Manager, Action Sports
Brand: Igloo
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Summary: The Category Manager, Playmate and Partnerships, Action Sports will be responsible for all aspects of the Igloo Action Sports business including management of license partner relationships, business planning, product line management, and Go To Market execution.  The ideal candidate will have experience across licensing, product development, sales, and marketing in the action sports space.


  • Help develop new business opportunities with license holders, brands, and partners to drive revenue and build brand equity
  • Look at the respective category holistically and create a strategy to address the marketplace
  • Work with 3rd party partners on all marketing and business efforts that will drive awareness and reach revenue targets
  • Work with the product development team to develop the optimal line related to licensing products that will be produced
  • Oversee product approvals with third parties
  • Help manage the GTM process to ensure proper delivery times for all projects within licensing partnerships
  • Work with the sales team to develop a forecast and target account list
  • Assist Sales team to service key accounts within the category
  • Coordinate category assets for proper in-store merchandising