Nike Brand Specialist, Football, EMEA West in London, United Kingdom

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Description

FOOTBALL BRAND SPECIALIST

EMEA WEST/LONDON

As a Football Brand Specialist at Nike, you will have a pivotal role in the end-to end consumer journey for one of the world’s most progressive markets and demanding consumers. Alongside a team of talented marketers, you will be part of a category within the key city of London, charged with delivering elements of our key brand messages, product launches and consumer moments.

You will play a key role in the planning and execution of seasonal plans for the category, utilizing the full Nike ecosystem effectively across all Nike-owned and partner channels. Depending on the requirement, you will adapt or originate work alongside internal and external agency resources to elevate the brand.

Working as part of the broader London/West Brand team, you will be a driver for the Brand function to further enhance a culture of innovation, collaboration and serving athletes* across the city.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development & execution of seasonal plans, according to category & functional briefs.

  • Obsess over consumer journey across all touch points, securing alignment across the team.

  • Be an ambassador for the Football consumer and understand them inside out, in order to best serve their needs.

  • Provide executional reporting, learning & best practices.

  • Become an expert of local nike.com insights & numbers to put nike.com at the center of the digital consumer journey

  • Partner up with other functions to leverage all our connection points through partners and athletes to drive a single objective and deliver results.

  • Support on leading seasonal workgroups and meetings as required.

Qualifications

Skills & Requirements

  • 1 – 3 years experience gained either for an agency or leading brand, in a Brand or Account led role.

  • Passion for and understanding of the evolving marketing landscape, trends and consumer behavior, including digital.

  • Demonstrate a track record of being involved in the creative development process, showing strong judgement and excellence in execution.

  • Experience working in/passionate about the sport, with deep knowledge of the football landscape and tangibly connected to the culture.

  • Have prior experience in digital and/or community activations at leading consumer centric companies.

  • Critical thinker, proactive, curious and proven experience taking initiative and driving opportunities forward.

  • Have strong interpersonal skills and natural disposition to collaborate with other functions, departments, external stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.

  • Efficiently communicate both verbally and in written form.

  • Marketing / Advertising / Digital qualification and/or experience demonstrating your understanding of digital brand marketing, ecommerce and CRM.

Qualifications Skills & Requirements

  • 1 – 3 years experience gained either for an agency or leading brand, in a Brand or Account led role.

  • Passion for and understanding of the evolving marketing landscape, trends and consumer behavior, including digital.

  • Demonstrate a track record of being involved in the creative development process, showing strong judgement and excellence in execution.

  • Experience working in/passionate about the sport, with deep knowledge of the football landscape and tangibly connected to the culture.

  • Have prior experience in digital and/or community activations at leading consumer centric companies.

  • Critical thinker, proactive, curious and proven experience taking initiative and driving opportunities forward.

  • Have strong interpersonal skills and natural disposition to collaborate with other functions, departments, external stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.

  • Efficiently communicate both verbally and in written form.

  • Marketing / Advertising / Digital qualification and/or experience demonstrating your understanding of digital brand marketing, ecommerce and CRM.

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: 00433650

Location: United Kingdom-England-London

Job Category: Marketing, Marketing & Communications