Category Director, Global Football

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
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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.
Marketing, Marketing & Communications
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.
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 Marketing and Communication are NIKE’s Storytellers. We set 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.As our Category Director, Global Football you will take the lead role in crafting and executing category and seasonal initiatives that strengthen brand strength, build demand, and forge unbreakable relationships with the consumers. You’ll become an expert on the Nike Football consumer. You will contribute to the team’s development of strategy, implementation, and evaluation of plans, leading the efforts of cross-functional and regional teams across the globe.The right candidate will work to inspire and enable the next generation of athletes. We want someone who can serve as a voice of the Nike consumer and protector of the Brand. Our ideal candidate has experience managing complex projects, programs and activations. And has developed cross-channel marketing campaigns in fashion, retail, lifestyle, youth marketing, entertainment, and/or tech field. You will work with cross-category counterparts in Sportswear, Basketball, Running, and Women’s to strengthen the offense. Maintain relationships with key partners – athletes, clubs, federations, and influencers - to ensure that this category is driving a multi-dimensional and relevant brand voice. You will work with cross functional business partners across merchandising, marketplace, operations, footwear, and apparel to build consumer right concepts that manifest for consumers across the world. Additionally, you will take these seasonal concepts to create marketing strategies and executions through close collaboration with marketing functions and our Geo and city counterparts to strengthen these from concept to implementation. Focus on product marketing, working closely with product and marketplace teams to align on seasonal stories and help build consumer-right assortments for digital and doors.Qualifications•8+ years’ experience in consumer marketing inclusive of strategy, planning and implementation•Experience navigating complex, cross-functional relationships to realize a creative vision•Experience developing marketing strategies and executing those strategies•Experience briefing creative teams•Experience leading teams globally•Experience managing seasonal planning across multiple channel•Experience incorporating consumer data, analytics and insights to cultivate results•Ability to meet all travel requirements (25%)•Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Marketing or a related field is a plus 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 00439979