Sr. Communications Director, Global Sales

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.
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.
DescriptionGlobal Sales Communications is part of the Global Communications function that creates and directs all communication for Nike’s Global Sales team around the world. The core focus of the role will be to oversee and implement communications strategy for this team to engage and inspire employees and drive a key narrative for Nike.The Senior Director of Global Sales Communications is responsible for the following:
Create an internal and external communications vision and strategy for the organization with key strategic deliverables for Sales that may be leveraged across the NIKE, Inc. enterprise
Create a vision and strategy for Global Sales that aligns to the company’s Global Communications strategy and priorities
Oversee tactical implementation of strategy through the Global Sales Communication team
Work with key partners to unlock key narratives and storylines, including close collaboration and partnership with corporate and geography communications teams
Support all communications for NIKE, Inc.’s Global Sales Vice President (internal and external)
Oversee internal communications strategies for all Global Sales Leadership team to engage and inspire their teams
Create strong, aligned narrative for Global Sales and lead storytelling internally and - at times - externally speaking engagements
Oversee communication issues as needed across Global Sales portfolio
The work includes relevant overall communications writing support for the team, including but not limited to: announcements, Q&As, press releases and speech writing.An effective candidate has thorough communication skills, deep experience in strategy, and has demonstrated experience leading a global, diverse team. The candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills with a background in issue management and message development.QualificationsRequired:Bachelor's degree in journalism, PR, English, communications, business, or related discipline
10+ years professional experience in high profile corporate communications or public relations roles supporting globally branded organizations, 
2 additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree
Deep experience in employee and executive communications
Demonstrated experience in issues or crisis communications
On the ground media/PR experience with ability to communicate clearly as a company spokesperson both on and off camera
Experience leading communications strategy for major events, media outreach and across multiple vendor relationships
Ability to Travel, 20%
Preferred:Experience working on high profile consumer brands
Demonstrated experience creating and managing content and messaging for digital platforms
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 00431585