Global Communications Editor, Nike News

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago

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.
Communications, 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.
DescriptionJoin Nike’s Narrative and Publishing Team, a strategic function within the Global Communications team that drives the company’s narrative and key stories. We are looking for individuals with the ability to expand the boundaries of communications and define the future. Individuals, who connect, impact and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking.Our exposure is across the business and touches every corner of the globe. If you are looking for an opportunity to engage your passion and operate in a highly creative environment that partners across Brand, Business and Corporate you are in the right place. Your primary role will be as Associate Editor for Nike’s global external web site, Nike News.The Associate Editor for Nike News is responsible for maintaining the site’s day-to-day editorial flow — inclusive of writing/producing feature content and quick-hit stories. The position is also accountable for reporting site statistics and assistance with site SEO efforts.Ideal candidates should have a passion for sport and fitness, a background in journalism, and experience with content management systems. Familiarity with multimedia storytelling (photography, graphics and video) is a plus.Responsibilities:Conceive of and produce feature stories that relay the Nike narrative
Write AP-style news posts and short product posts
Maintain editorial calendar
maintain site organization and tagging
Report site statistics
Guide allocation and tracking of significant freelancer budget
QualificationsA passion for sport and knowledge of the sport landscape and important moments is a must
Basic knowledge of web platforms and publishing is also desired
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Advertising or similar
7-10 years previous experience preferred
Highly advanced application of writing skills
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 00444153