Marketing Vanguard Rotational Program

Beaverton, Oregon

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.

NIKE is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. That brand dominance is achieved through every facet of our business – from innovative products to five-star mobile apps to amazing consumer experiences. Nike’s Worldwide Marketing team powers storytelling and experiences that bring the brand strategies to life for our consumers. We employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate, and form lasting relationships with consumers. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative, taking marketing into the future and bringing the world with it. 

Our Marketing Vanguard Program (MVP) is a 2-year program focused on developing your foundational marketing skills to build a career at Nike. We will expand your visibility into Nike’s Worldwide Marketing team by providing you with an extensive core curriculum of on-the-job experience, leadership mentorship and personal development opportunities.  


We’re looking for digital natives who are passionate about fusing art and science to define the marketing skillset of the future. Participants will gain exposure to the existing consumer and brand planning experience. This role will work across all phases of marketing, from concepting to production to activation. We believe in delivering a premium, compelling, and authentic experience to all MVP program participants. 


Throughout 4 different rotations over 24 months, you will receive on-the-job experiences within, but not limited to, Brand Planning, Brand Marketing, Consumer Direct Marketing, and Brand Creative functional areas. You'll also work with a variety of Worldwide Marketing leaders to build the future of sport through consumer-right marketing plans. Examples of project work may include: 

  • Partner on holistic seasonal go-to-market plans 

  • Support development of brand plans 

  • Research, evaluate and develop a deep understanding of the social, cultural and digital landscape and sport trends to help define opportunities to shape the future of Sport! 

This role will also be a member of a MVP cohort, navigating a similar experience across the Nike business and matrix together. 


  • Masters Marketing / MBA level candidates (2nd year) with 3-5 years of professional experience.  

  • Direct Marketing experience can vary from 0-4 years. 

  • Collaborative, innovative, and strategic problem solver, with a proven track record to drive and deliver results. 

  • Passion for sport and Nike. 

  • Global perspective. 

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.

How We Hire

At NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best — and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key. * This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles.

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Whether it’s transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness — inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.

Employee Assistance Program
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Medical Plan
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Product Discounts