Brand Planning Manager North America

Company Name:
Nike
As our Brand Planning Manager, you'll provide strategic brand marketing support in the development, communication and integration of North America (NA) brand marketing plans and business initiatives. You'll provide and help lead the quarterly, seasonal and annual planning processes for the NA Brand Management team in support of business initiatives and in alignment with category business strategies, NA regional growth plans and global brand priorities. You'll also work with brand leaders to help establish strategies and plans that align with categorical growth plans and ensure plans are consistent with Nike's long-term financial principles by working closely with the global and NA planning teams to establish process, calendars and deliverables. In addition, you'll provide overall direction and process improvement as it ties to the planning process. You'll utilize project management disciplines to ensure the effective execution of Brand projects, partner with key Nike stakeholders, identify and help lead project teams and ensure buy-in. You'll share best practices with Geography and Territory teams as well as other business units as appropriate, including Global Brand Management.549675
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum 5 years' experience in marketing, business strategy or consulting, with demonstrated leadership and management capabilities.
Experience working on high performing teams or working directly for executives
Knowledge of footwear or apparel industry is preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills including meeting facilitation and presentations
Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives
Strong information seeking skills and drive to make things happen
Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas and develop effective responses or elevate to higher management
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
Ability to network and utilize internal and external resources
Ability to exercise high degree of professionalism
Ability to identify effective solutions, collaborate with peer managers and motivate staff towards results

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