Communications Manager, APLA Employee Communications

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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Job Description
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
The Nike, Inc. Communications team develops, establishes and strengthens authentic connections with diverse audiences through the lens of innovation and sport. The team creates premium and innovative brand stories, builds and enhances corporate reputation and brand equity, and engages audiences such as consumers, media, athletes, investors, non-governmental organizations and Nike’s own employees. The team focuses on information, inspiration and connection to accelerate the growth of Nike, Inc. Communications employees ignite conversations, envision the possibilities, and influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to advance the brand around the world.
DescriptionAs our Employee Communications Manager you will oversee the communications strategy for the Asia Pacific & Latin America (APLA) geography. Your focus is to elevate APLA’s narrative and storytelling while engaging and inspiring our employees at WHQ and across the territories in partnership with the territory communications teams. An effective candidate will also be asked to develop and cultivate key relationships internally with multiple business partners, and work well in a cross-functional, cross-geographical and cross-categorical matrix organizational structure. You'll be responsible for developing strategies to engage APLA employees using traditional and digital platforms with a focus on creative and compelling storytelling. This person will also create plans to engage our employees in seasonal brand initiatives to connect them more closely to sport. Responsibilities: 
Define and develop integrated communication strategies, messaging and tactics to amplify the APLA strategy, messaging and stories and engage, inspire and inform employees
Develop creative solutions that elevate our internal storytelling and take it to new places, experiences and inspire employees
Create executive messaging and provide tactical leadership communication support, managing all approval processes
Oversee storytelling, energy and engagement for employees for key brand initiatives 
Provide end-to-end all-employee meeting and events support including event logistics and planning, content creation, presentation design, scripting and pre- and post-event communications 
Plan and implement employee events, and Brand or sporting events
Work with Sports Marketing for Athlete engagements 
Oversee communications tactics across print, video and online channels 
Write and edit content for quarterly earnings emails, brand recaps, presentations, and videos 
Coordinate all communications timelines and deliverables ?
Measure communications effectiveness through qualitative and quantitative methods 
Oversee communications budgets and resource needs ?
Develop meaningful relationships with marketing team members, territory comms teams and business stakeholders
Explore new channels and ways of communication to connect with employees across the Geo
Collaborate with Global Employee Communication and key internal partners and stakeholders
QualificationsBachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Design, Communications, Business, Sport Management, or related discipline
5+ year experience in high profile Corporate Communications, Brand Communications or Event Management role supporting globally branded organizations, either in agency or in-house
2 additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree
Ability to develop communications that engage across multiple platforms (i.e., mobile, intranet, video, long-form features, digital newsletters, event postings, script writing, presentations, etc.)
Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas, and develop effective responses, or elevate to higher management
Excellent writing and strategic planning skills combined with a sense of urgency, flexibility, and attention to detail
Experience planning employee events
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00425160