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Project Manager, Social Community Impact APAC (Contract)

Project Manager, Social Community Impact APAC (Contract)

Tokyo | Japan

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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.

Social & Community Impact
Description

About the Team 

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.

About the role

Project Manager for Asia-Pacific is a critical member of SCI team, managing a portfolio of partnerships and engaging employees in the community in key cities in Japan, Korea, South East Asia, and Asia Pacific. This includes implementing community investment strategies focused on increasing girls participation, investing in quality coaching and removing barriers to sport and play for the least active kids. 

It is expected that this person will work with a variety of Nike functions and external stakeholders, supporting integration and collaboration as part of community partner events and Nike seasonal campaigns. This role will also be expected to take initiative in partnership with internal teams (including HR), for employee community engagement, connecting volunteers with community programs in key cities. Responsibilities include internal and external partner relations and grant management, event planning and implementation, reporting and budget management. Finally, Project Manager will help local teams to support for powerful storytelling, internally and externally.

This role will report to the SCI Director for Asia Pacific and collaborate closely with local teams and staff in Brand Marketing, Retail, Government & Public Affairs, Human Resources, Sustainable Manufacturing & Sourcing and others.

Requirements:



  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work across multiple different projects at one time, supporting different initiative tracks;



  • Mastery of driving processes and project management to achieve team results, with attention to detail;



  • Proven capabilities to lead cross-functional initiatives by networking, building relations, taking a collaborative approach and influencing others through communication and integrating with brand strategies;



  • Strong liaison and logistic skills in managing events and workshops, working together internally and externally;



  • 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 (TOEIC minimum of 900+), with ability to converse in Japanese and/or Korean;



  • Undergraduate (preferably in Development / Social Sciences or Marketing/Communications) degree; and



  • 3+ years of professional experience in Corporate Responsibility or Brand and Communications.



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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.

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