Editorial Writing Internship

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
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.
DescriptionNIKE, 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. Nike, Inc.'s storytellers, Marketing and Communication sets the brand tone. A creative force of specialists tell Nike’s stories of innovation and sport through advertising, brand strategy, digital engagement and product presentation. Using channels ranging from retail stores to social media, Marketing & Communication teams connect the science and art of Nike innovations to the hearts and minds of athletes around the world.DescriptionGlobal Brand Writing is searching for emerging creative writers to join Nike’s newest creative team, Editorial. As a writing intern, you will have the rare opportunity to learn, dimensionalize, and evolve the Nike brand voice through authentic, engaging storytelling. As a member of an agile squad of designers, strategists, and producers, you will be responsible for nimbly creating fresh concepts and stories for our diverse sports categories.The ideal candidate is, first and foremost, a lover of words and a natural talent at wielding them. S/he is well-versed in culture and sport, new mediums and platforms, and sees the opportunity for brands to tell meaningful stories. The right person for this role will have an innate connection to culture (and a side project or two to prove it). And it goes without saying: a belief in the power of sport is a must.Responsibilities:Evangelize writing, storytelling, and the Editorial team through fresh creative ideas, collaborative skills, and strategic thinking
Learn, wield, and dimensionalize the Nike brand voice for your category
Collaborate nimbly with squad partners in design, strategy, and operations to win as a team
Uphold your category’s guidelines, best practices, and resources
Live the category – attend the games, read the blogs, champion the sport
QualificationsBasic Qualifications:Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree — preferably in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, or a related field
Must have an anticipated graduation date of December 2019 or May/June 2020
Portfolio that demonstrates vibrant writing and fresh thinking
Proven fluency in culture and new platforms
Preferred Qualifications:Passion projects / creative endeavors (e.g. a band / magazine / shop)
Experience living in key North American markets (e.g. NYC, LA) or global markets (e.g. Europe, Asia, Latin America)
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.
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