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16.12.2020

Nike

Communications Manager, Pacific (AU & NZ)

company: Nike
job title: Communications Manager, Pacific (AU & NZ)
location: Melbourne
work type: Full-time
level: Mid-level

Role Description

The role of the Global Communications function is to curate Nike’s company narrative and create powerful relationships, influence and experiences with internal and external audiences. We focus on premium storytelling through the lens of growth, innovation and purpose with sport as the foundation; executive & employee communications; purpose communications; and corporate reputation and issues management.

We are seeking an experienced Narrative and Media Relations Manager who can lead and drive our Pacific (Australia & New Zealand) communications strategy based in Melbourne.

WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?

Working closely with the Asia Pacific & Latin America (APLA) geography communications team, based in Oregon, and working as a key part of the Pacific Leadership Team, you will play a pivotal role in developing long-term communications strategies, driving Nike’s narrative, engaging and inspiring employees, leading executive communications and enhancing and protecting the company’s reputation.

The position reports to the Director APLA Communications, based in Oregon, and the Pacific VP/GM.

WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE

You will have a background in working for a major brand or strong agency experience with a personal passion for sport. An ability to work effectively within a global organization, contributing to cross-functional plans and being a proven media spokesperson would be valued.

You will be a motivated self-starter who is highly collaborative, a strategic thinker with a strong ability to create powerful relationships with a variety of internal partners and external audiences.

  • Experience in working for, or supporting via an agency, globally branded organizations
  • Deep understanding of evolving consumer and media communications environment and digital landscape
  • Management skills include high-profile communications, strategic planning, budgeting, agency collaboration and creative solutions
  • Successful experience in working effectively at leadership level and a proven ability to provide counsel and be a thought-partner with peers
  • On the ground media experience with ability to communicate clearly as a company spokesperson, if necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive Nike’s company Narrative to reach multiple audiences and stakeholders for outsized impact
  • Developing innovative, creative and targeted communication strategies, messaging and tactics that deliver against Nike’s narrative to showcase Nike as a growth & innovation brand underpinned by purpose
  • Lead and execute executive and employee communications strategies
  • Manage corporate reputation and issues management
  • Drive Nike’s Purpose communications across diversity & inclusion, community and sustainability
  • Develop creative solutions that take our internal and external storytelling into new places
  • Lead communications strategies for key events and experiences
  • Proactively build and maintain authentic and strategic media relationships
  • Create communications strategies and materials, tracking timelines, budget and approval processes in a timely manner
  • Agency management and collaboration.

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