Global Specialist, Employee Content and Editorial at Nike (Portland, OR)

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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.

The NIKE, Inc. Communications team develops, establishes and strengthens authentic connections with diverse audiences through the lens of innovation and sport. The team creates premium and innovative brand stories, builds and enhances corporate reputation and brand equity, and engages audiences such as consumers, media, athletes, investors, non-governmental organizations and Nike's own employees. The team focuses on information, inspiration and connection to accelerate the growth of NIKE, Inc. Communications employees ignite conversations, envision the possibilities, and influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to advance the brand around the world.

We're looking for a content and editorial specialist to support our company-wide, narrative-led content creation and publishing strategy. This role will play a key part in engaging, informing and inspiring NIKE, Inc. employees around the world!

Our ideal candidate is an excellent writer who can get just as excited coming up with a bold new creative concept as they can penning a clear and concise company-wide email that gets important information out to our teammates. They are the person everyone wants on their team because they're collaborative, dedicated and eager to jump in where help is needed. They love to learn and relish any chance to work on something new. Their work rarely needs copyediting, but when it does, they embrace the feedback. They are detail-oriented and adaptable. They love tracking down facts, distilling complex information and strategizing ways to convey news to their audiences. They are passionate about sport and eager to learn surrounded by a team of communications professionals, writers, content producers and creatives.
If this is you, you will be an important part of our Global Employee Narrative and Experiences team within the Enterprise Communications function.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Create, write and support content across a wide variety of platforms including our company intranet, internal social platform, email, meetings, audio/visual, and more
  • Draft and publish global leader messages, frequently-asked-questions documents and other messaging that conveys important and timely information to employees
  • Ensure key company information is available, up to date and accurate for employees
  • Offer solutions for managing updates and content across the enterprise's communications teams to ensure consistent and accurate information distribution to employees
  • Based on cross-functional editorial management, be able to spot consistencies across content from teams and find creative solutions for how to work together to amplify
  • Pitch and deliver new and innovative story ideas and formats to help shape the future of communications at Nike and drive employee engagement
  • Partner with functional and geography comms partners to curate, elevate and publish local content on our global employee channels
  • Create style guides and editorial guidelines that amplify and deliver on our global editorial plan
  • Oversee vendors and support content creation end-to-end; create and lead workback schedules, timelines and budgets
  • Apply strong copyediting skills to ensure our communications are clear and consistent
  • Use insights and metrics to create reports that guide our content strategy and inform best practices
  • Be able to travel 10-15%
As part of the Global Employee Narrative and Experiences team you will work closely with teammates focused on content production, platforms, design and employee experiences, and partner with various communications teams across the company, such as Enterprise Communications, Corporate Narrative, Consumer Creation and geo communications teams. Your manager will be the Global Content and Editorial Director, Employee Communications. Your network will extend beyond the Global Communications function to include partners in Marketing, Sports Marketing, Product, Design and more.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in journalism, content creation, publishing or communications
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Communications, or related field, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • Excellent writing, editing and content curation skills, including understanding of AP Style
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Expertise in content creation for social platforms, digital media or audio/visual (e.g. podcasts)
  • Outstanding task management and coordination across several workstreams
  • Teammate mentality; great relationship-building skills and a collaborative approach
  • Good analytical skills and ability to turn data into insights
  • Proven ability to create strong relationships with collaborators on various levels
  • Passion for sport

ENTRYLEADER: Be Empowered to Grow within Nike and Create the Future

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.
More Information on Nike
Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 1972. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 231 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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