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Sports Marketing Service Representative, Tennis
BEAVERTON OR 97005
Category: Retail
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90656321

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Sports Marketing Service Representative, Tennis

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, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.


Nike exists to innovate for athletes. Nike Sports Marketing professionals provide the vital linkage between the company and Nike-sponsored athletes, clubs and federations worldwide. Sports Marketing employees partner with premier athletes to collect insights about existing and future products, gather inspirational stories about sport and nurture long-term relationships between the athletes and the company. The team develops and executes sports marketing strategies, obtains endorsements and licensing agreements and serves as Nike ambassadors to the sports community worldwide. Their relationships build the foundation of Nike's product creation: Nike creates exceptional products because its employees listen to exceptional athletes.


**Description**

As our Customer Service Representative for the Tennis category, you'll be the heart and soul of what we do in Sports Marketing. You'll spend most of your time servicing our athletes and teams, as well supporting your teammates within Sports Marketing. You will be ultimately on point for a portfolio of different assets, and such responsibility includes managing the relationship with them, forecasting their product needs, and servicing them to the highest level in the Tennis industry. In addition, you'll work closely with our Field Reps supporting them from our World Headquarters, and with our international regions supporting their international service needs.


The ability to prioritize among multiple competing priorities and tasks is key to success in this role. You'll have to rely on your innate ability to find a way to get things done, as last minute requests seem to be a daily occurrence in Sports Marketing. Also, extensive knowledge of our ordering system (SAP), as well as general shipping "know how" will be important as you navigate through your day-to-day responsibilities. As with all jobs in Sports Marketing, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, will be one of the foundations on which you'll base your work. Also, direct experience with Tennis is an important component for this role, whether through playing the game competitively or through relevant past/current work experience in the tennis industry.


**Qualifications**

Required:


+ Bachelor's degree in Business, Sports Marketing or related discipline

+ 2+ years' experience in Sports Marketing developing and leveraging key relationships to strengthen brand strategies, demonstrating the ability conceive/create new ideas about innovated sports marketing working relationships

+ 2+ years' account or project management experience

+ Understanding of Nike products, the apparel product development process, and the sports and fitness industry

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentations with MS Office and the implementation high profile communication and contractual obligations

+ Ability to travel up to 30% of the time


Preferred:


+ Experience navigating the Nike matrix (or another similarly structured organization) to achieve high-Člevel business results for an external partner.

+ Gameday system knowledge to facilitate the best service in the industry

+ Proficient in SAP and Excel

+ True passion, understanding and interest in professional tennis

+ Ability to handle multiple time sensitive (both macro and micro) priorities and communicate bad news when necessary


**Qualifications** Required:


+ Bachelor's degree in Business, Sports Marketing or related discipline

+ 2+ years' experience in Sports Marketing developing and leveraging key relationships to strengthen brand strategies, demonstrating the ability conceive/create new ideas about innovated sports marketing working relationships

+ 2+ years' account or project management experience

+ Understanding of Nike products, the apparel product development process, and the sports and fitness industry

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentations with MS Office and the implementation high profile communication and contractual obligations

+ Ability to travel up to 30% of the time


Preferred:


+ Experience navigating the Nike matrix (or another similarly structured organization) to achieve high-Člevel business results for an external partner.

+ Gameday system knowledge to facilitate the best service in the industry

+ Proficient in SAP and Excel

+ True passion, understanding and interest in professional tennis

+ Ability to handle multiple time sensitive (both macro and micro) priorities and communicate bad news when necessary


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.


**Job ID:** 00387636


**Location:** United States-Oregon-Beaverton


**Job Category:** Marketing & Communications, Sports Marketing

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