Retail Brand Concepts Specialist

NIKE INC - Beaverton, OR4.2

As the Retail Brand Concepts Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the development of seasonal retail concept frameworks that power a distinctive in-store experience for Nike Direct Store Concepts. You will be responsible for balancing the art & the science of storytelling, visual merchandising and in-store experiences. You will be accountable to help drive best in class retail experiences that ultimately inspire, power and serve the geographies, territories and key cities.

Compile seasonal strategies for Nike Direct Store Concepts through an intentional omni-channel approach.
Support the development of briefs for new Nike Direct Store Concepts in behalf of the Global Nike Direct Stores Brand team; and partners with Global Retail Concepts, Store Design & Retail Brand Design teams to deliver against the strategic vision.
Partners with Retail Brand Categories, Visual Merchandising & Styling and Stores Marketing to help develop, drive and execute an inspiring and integrated in-store member first journey.
Collaborate with Stores Marketing and Digital Product team to bring key services to life across Nike Direct Concepts (e.g. Nike App @ Retail and Nike by You).
Deliver fewer, bigger, bolder product stories that amass firepower against our most important innovations.
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 and learn mindset that informs future strategies.
Capture geo and city insights to inform future strategies to dominate key cites and doors.
Focus on unleashing creativity & maximizing human potential.
Core Competencies

Creates the Future - Thinks creatively and recognizes new innovative and solutions for the organization and business.
Delivers Results - Proactive, accountable & goal-oriented, turning strategy into action, managing multiple projects on various levels with different and converging timelines.
Makes Good Decisions - Is well informed and balances the art and science of decision making to drive results.
On-going Delivery - Develops and leads projects and program delivery, leveraging pilots to effectively scale significant and complete solutions to achieve milestones and objectives.
Communicates Effectively - Strong ability to communicate across multiple organizations
Change Agent - Excels at embracing and managing with flexibility and patience.
Fosters Consumer and Customer Commitment - Relentlessly curious and knowledgable about the consumer and their world.
Communicates Effectively - Requires strong ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organization.
Lead & Influence Others - Leads with confidence and demonstrates credibility and reliability.
Consumer Obsessed - is relentlessly curious and knowledgeable about the consumer and their world and is inspired to serve athletes*

A Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Communications, etc.)
3+ years work experience in the following (or a combination of): Retail Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Retail Space Planning, Event/Experience Design
2 additional years required in lieu of a degree
In-depth knowledge of the Global Marketplace with an understanding of the competitive market, consumers and retail trends
Prior experience leading projects
Prior experience in the fashion or sportswear industry
High-level thinker with strong attention to detail and commitment to excellence
Excellent oral and written communication skills including meeting facilitation
Multi-tasking capabilities, with ability to project manage and/or work on a variety of different projects and workstreams at one time
Strong people skills, diplomacy and collaborative spirit
Ability to learn and adapt quickly and work in a constantly evolving environment
Affinity for sport, fashion and retail
Proficient in Keynote & Powerpoint
Knowledge of Adobe Suite