Lead Stores Brand Marketing Manager, Visual Merchandising & Styling

Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 10 days ago
Full timeRetail

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.


We are looking for a curious, driven, and passionate leader who loves retail and has a deep understanding of the role Visual Merchandising plays in delivering the ultimate consumer experience at retail. This individual should be able to demonstrate proven Visual Merchandising expertise, think strategically through multiple lenses, and is a strong collaborator that can work seamlessly across functions. This requires them to be effective communicator and creative thought-partner who possesses the ability to influence decision-making within their span of control.

The ideal candidate loves working in a fast-paced, ever-evolving, positive and collaborative team environment. They're a self-starter who thrives on working through ambiguity and enjoys leading new and innovative ways for their team.


As a key member of the Stores Marketing team, the Stores Brand Manager, Visual Merchandising & Styling will develop and deliver inspiring, premium, and elevated consumer experiences and presentations for the Nike brand across the globe. You will work collaboratively across teams to develop product journeys, presentation strategies, styling direction, as well as toolkits & training modules that create a distinct point of view for the brand at retail.

  • Drive the end in mind vision and long-term strategies for the presentation of product stories across the Nike Stores ecosystem
  • Create brand distinction through breakthrough visual merchandising strategies that amplify key moments and connect across innovation, sport and culture
  • Mine for industry style and trend insights to deliver inspirational and aspirational, consumer-right looks and product statements
  • Implement a curated and holistic seasonal product journey powered through categories and consumer approaches
  • Delivers against the functional game plan process to influence end in mind stores vision
  • Inspire, empower & serve geos with strategies, tools and guidance focused on enabling flawless execution for Nike Direct priorities
  • Proactively partner to capture & apply consumer first, data driven retail insights
  • Probe and mine capabilities and foster a test & learn attitude that informs future strategies
  • Lead and drive global best practices and standards. Capture and deploy geo and city key learnings for broader scale


In this role, you will work with a diverse set of individuals, teams, and functions across both Global & Geography organizations. This role reports directly to the Director, Stores Brand Marketing but will build and sustain strong relationships with Global Marketing, Stores/Retail Concepts, Operations, and Retail Design functions to develop, drive and scale new concepts. You will work closely with Geography teams to both provide critical functional direction and understand relevant marketplace & competitive trends.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Design or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ years of proven experience in Visual Merchandising, Retail Marketing, Product Merchandising, or directly related experience in a vertical retail environment
  • Possess a clear passion for the art and science of Visual Merchandising & Styling
  • Ability to create unique and inspiring solutions for various retail environments. Apparel and footwear experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the current retail landscape and the latest trends and innovations for retail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong influencing & negotiating skills
  • A track record of implementing a test and learning offense
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Pro-active problem solver, with the ability to assess an issue and develop action steps for resolution
  • Able to work as part of a matrix, with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally towards a common goal
  • Can-do demeanor with the shown ability to adapt to changes in business needs or direction
  • A passion for the Athlete*, Sport* and Culture

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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