Nike Director Category Digital Business Lead - Nike SB in Portland, Oregon

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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.

Nike Retail employees inspire athletes of all abilities to tap into their potential. Step into a Nike Store or visit nike.com, and feel the energy, enthusiasm and passion for sport. That same excitement and consumer-first mindset reverberates through the Nike Retail Corporate team. A global network of buyers, visual merchandisers, real estate specialists, store operations directors and others direct the daily operations of nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores worldwide. The team constantly defines the new frontier of retail and creates the most inspiring and engaging consumer experiences in the industry.

Description

As a Director Global Category Digital Business Lead, you’ll join a new team to build, integrate, and accelerate digital business for Nike’s global category offense. A Digital Business Lead will be deployed against each Category. In this role, you will run an integrated digital offense in partnership with category digital experts across Brand, Merchandising, DTC and Digital Product—coming together to drive a shared digital agenda, aligned business outcomes, and elevated ability to read and react in the marketplace.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and drive Digital business strategy in conjunction with Category leadership

  • Drive Category-specific Digital business outcomes through coordination with key cross-functional partners as virtual team

  • Set & deliver Digital business targets for the Category, in alignment with the shared goals/KPIs of the Nike’s Integrated Digital strategy

  • Quarterback go-to-market plans in conjunction with virtual team (product launch plans, campaigns, etc); drives key business milestones within existing corporate processes (Corporate Strategic Review, Annual Operating Plans, Quarterly Business Reviews)

  • Lead weekly Global Integrated Digital meetings with virtual team to read/react to marketplace as needed, and prepare for upcoming digital/physical products going to market

  • Liaise with Category Digital Product Lead (where appropriate) to align & integrate Digital product strategy with Digital business goals

  • Serve as Digital business expert on Category leadership teams—communicating Digital business results, trends, opportunities, and building Digital fluency

  • Ensure development and handoff of Global strategies and tools for multi-Geo adoption or adaptation (where required)

  • Builds and executes Digital business plans around key retail moments (Category-specific or Cross-Category)

  • Identifies and helps to drive Cross-Category opportunities where/when applicable

Qualifications

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent

  • Minimum 8 years of directly relevant experience in the following functions: digital commerce, merchandising, brand marketing, strategy, digital products & experiences, and/or general management

  • Experience with digital or physical retail, and/or digital platforms is preferred

  • Proven competency with consumer orientation and marketplace management

  • Strong ability to entrepreneurially develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers to drive results, preferably in a matrixed environment

  • Proven ability to set and execute groundbreaking strategies endorsed by senior leadership teams

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and take action against business results, trends, and opportunities

Qualifications

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent

  • Minimum 8 years of directly relevant experience in the following functions: digital commerce, merchandising, brand marketing, strategy, digital products & experiences, and/or general management

  • Experience with digital or physical retail, and/or digital platforms is preferred

  • Proven competency with consumer orientation and marketplace management

  • Strong ability to entrepreneurially develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers to drive results, preferably in a matrixed environment

  • Proven ability to set and execute groundbreaking strategies endorsed by senior leadership teams

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and take action against business results, trends, and opportunities

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: 00405879

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Retail Corporate