Concept and Business Growth Director, Central and South America at Nike (Portland, OR)

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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. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams - Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning - direct the daily operations of Nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike's top areas of growth.

Who we are looking for
The Concept and Business Growth Director owns and leads the strategy creation and alignment process for Central and South America (CaSA), Real Estate, Concept & Design guardrails and project & process governance bringing to life new store concepts for Inline and Value stores with distributors at scale.

This position plays a critical role to unlock the potential of CaSA Nike Stores, influencing the execution of Nike's newest concepts, site selection, store design, opening process and in-store services & experiences. This role will drive a cross-functional offense across the CaSA distributors and APLA, to create, facilitate and implement store experiences in partnership with Store Concepts, Marketing, Operations, Retail Design, and other teams.

The energizing international environment and the multi-country nature of CaSA opens an amazing opportunity for learning and development. We are looking for someone with strength in communication, managing complexity, organization and prioritization, working with autonomy, problem solving and positive leadership.
What you will work on
In alignment with territory business leader and Geo Concept and Design teams, you will:
  • Be the lead of retail services & experiences for CaSA, across multiple formats and dimensions, in alignment with Global & APLA guidelines.
  • Identify, measure and grow the impact of fleet expansion and experience elevation has on the Nike Stores retail KPIs.
  • Focus on elevating the in-store experience for the Nike Brand by identifying and implementing opportunities in global and strategic cities.
  • Partner with O2O team to build the store experience for O2O services and offerings.
  • Develop a clear Test & Learn plan through consumer insights, short term pilot executions, and key value drops. Track and measure key KPI from test & learn opportunities
  • Elevate and strengthen premium and purposeful storytelling across retail consumer touch points.
  • Lead projects and project teams by establishing direction and managing progress on a per project basis.
Who you will work with
You'll be the point person for CaSA Concepts and report to CaSA Inline and Value Stores Director, dotted line to APLA Concept and Store Design leaders.

Daily responsibilities include supporting large, diverse distributor teams, as well as engaging with the APLA Nike Stores team. The ability to be inventive in the face of ambiguity and to find solutions on your own is critical to success.

What you bring to Nike
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Degree in Architecture, Industrial Design or Graphic Design is a plus.
  • 10+ years relevant experience. In-depth experience in retail (services, operations, design)
  • Project Leadership: ability to execute projects and to influence cross-functional teams.
  • Cultural Intelligence: shown success working across cultures, adapting Geo/Territory business strategies, promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Communication: proven ability to craft and articulate compelling presentations with engaging storytelling for communicating strategies and recommendations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


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 2022. 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 269 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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