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Social & Community ImpactDescription
The power of sport is at the heart of Nike’s DNA – with our mission to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world. The Social & Community Impact (SCI) team fulfills this mission through a sports-led portfolio of social impact programs and investments reflecting our belief in the power of sport to move the world forward and engaging our internal teams, partners, organizations, experienced professionals and others to strengthen impact. In addition, we partner with others, both inside and outside of NIKE to deliver broader social and community-focused initiatives that support our Company’s Purpose-based objectives.
The Director for Latin America is a critical member of the Community Impact team, leading and guiding local teams in managing a portfolio of partnerships and engaging employees in the community in key cities in Mexico, Argentina, Brasil and other select cities. This includes synthesizing local insights to understand the opportunities and barriers to getting kids active, developing community investment strategies and engaging partners with aligned goals to implement programs. The director will be responsible for all aspects of portfolio management in Nike’s system for approvals, contracting, reporting and budgeting. It is expected that this person will establish strong connections to a variety of Nike functions and external stakeholders - - identifying opportunities for integration and collaboration. This role will also be responsible, in partnership with local teams (including HR), for employee community engagement, connecting volunteers with local and accessible community programs in key cities. Finally, the director will help local teams plan for powerful storytelling, internally and externally.
Based in Mexico City, this role reports to GCI’s Senior Director for Asia Pacific & Latin America (APLA), and collaborates closely with local leadership and staff in Brand Marketing, Nike Direct, Government & Public Affairs, Human Resources and others.
- Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work across multiple different projects at one time, supporting different initiative tracks;
- Inspiring, leading and coaching a high performing team;
- Mastery of driving processes and project leadership to achieve team results;
- Proven capabilities to lead cross-functional initiatives by networking, building relations, taking a collaborative approach and influencing others;
- Structuring and managing multi-sector partnerships, including with government, NGOs, sporting associations and multi-lateral groups;
Planning and managing corporate volunteers;
Knowledge of the social impact, corporate responsibility and sports sectors, especially community- and school-based sports programming;
- Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills with proven ability to structure and deliver content that inspires and engages others;
- Fluent in writing and speaking English, with ability to converse in Spanish and English;
Undergraduate (preferably in Development or Social Sciences) degree required and Graduate (preferably in Management) degree preferred;
At least 8 years of professional experience in Social Impact/Corporate Responsibility/Non-profit Sector.
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 12449