Data & Analytics

Insights Director, Global Kids

Beaverton, Oregon

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We are looking for a consumer-obsessed change agent who has experience with consumer research in product organizations. This person will balance art and science to drive a consumer centric culture to better serve athletes – kids who move, play and play sport. They need to be adept at translating qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources into useful insights which will drive consumer concepts that inform the brand, influence product creation, and create business growth. The right fit will thrive as an individual contributor in a fast paced, highly complex offense, and organization. This person needs to have a strong voice and excel at collaboration and integration across functions at the Global and Geo levels. Ultimately, they are the lead consumerist across Kids sport or lifestyle dimensions who can ensure the organization is meeting the future needs of athletes. 

You are in charge of the insights learning agenda for Kids sport or lifestyle dimensions. You will help set the strategy, near-term and long-term, and prioritize workload aligned with the business objectives. You will define and further dimensionalize the consumer through segmentation, identifying what we need to learn and turning insights into meaningful ideas by wiring them into and across functional partners. Your approach and toolkit will balance qualitative and quantitative methodologies. On the quantitative front you will use internal data science and analytics functions and on the qualitative side you will partner with our trends and research arms and external agencies or services to deliver a robust and comprehensive understanding of the consumer. You will work at the source of seasonal concepting with key functional partners. Your scope covers sport or lifestyle dimensions.

You will be a Kids Insights lead for Consumer & Market Research at Nike’s WHQ Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. You will report directly to Sr. Director, Kid’s Insights and you will be an important member of the Global offense. You are a consumer specialist and are accountable for insights that drive concepts, products and experiences. You will not only intersect with multiple groups across the Consumer Insights function, including marketing science, data science, and direct analytics, but you will also be the Insights face to the business and integrate closely with product merchandising, design, and marketing. 

-  Bachelor’s Degree in research, marketing, product management, or a design field a plus or combination of relevant education, experience, and training 

-  10+ years of experience in consumer research, analytics, brand management, product or design

-  A history of skill and innovation in synthesizing complex findings, data visualization and storytelling, and client presentation and partnerships

-  Ability to manage a portfolio of large research projects with multiple business partners in a dynamic and evolving organization

-  Demonstrated experience uncovering useful consumer insights with the ability to shift from the detail to the bigger picture seamlessly

-  Previous experience with primary research & methodologies and consumer segmentation a plus as partnering with research agencies

-  Expert collaborator with demonstrated experience working cross functionally and at different levels of leadership concurrently.

-  Ability to influence and communicate with clarity across a variety of partners 

-  End to End project management skills with solid ability to lead and guide working teams made up of internal and external groups

-  Passion for sport and play

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.

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