Creative Planning & Strategy Director

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

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.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FORWe’re looking for a strategic and creative thinker who will lead Creative Planning for our Womens or Mens Brand Creative Studio.

This role works across the Creative studios, Brand Management and Consumer Direct Marketing teams, transforming seasonal briefs into Creative frameworks, solutions, tools and concrete goals that help serve Athletes*. This role is an individual contributor who is energized by the community, collaborative and can navigate the Nike matrix.

You are a high-impact, empathetic leader who is a change agent for the Creative Community and can develop plans that enable and amplify our Creativity.

Looking for a strong marketing, creative or strategic planning background and a proven track record of creating impact within your organization or function. You have a willingness to step into the undefined, find opportunities, articulate a vision and drive collaboration between teams. 

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ONYou will lead Creative Planning for the Global Womens or Mens Studio – strategically planning long term, annual and seasonal creative priorities and making decisions that align to our Brand’s vision. You will drive creative integration across the worldwide creative network and optimize creative development in order to deliver best in class work.

Additionally, this role will include piloting new projects and strategies, leading us into new spaces and dimensions by scaling existing capabilities, identifying new opportunity and exploring new technologies.

WHO YOU WILL WORK WITHThis role will report directly to the Sr Director of Brand Creative, Strategy & Planning, and dotted line to the VP, Creative Director (Womens or Mens). As well as the Creative team, you will work closely with Brand Management, Consumer Direct Marketing and Brand Planning teams. 


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher or equivalent combination of education and experience and training
  • 6+ years of experience in marketing, creative or strategic planning 
  • Strong strategic background, with experience in building a vision and roadmaps for complex cross-functional initiatives
  • Enthusiastic problem solver that can influence and lead people
  • A compassionate, people first leader that is energized by unlocking the org and turning complex problems into simple solutions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (Verbal & Visual)

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.

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