Strategic Partnership Director - Digital Studio

Nike Digital is creating the world's most innovative, authentic and connected sport & fitness ecosystem to help all athletes unleash their true potential (and if you have a body, you're an athlete). From its origins with Nike+ Running to NikeFuel and the Nike+ FuelBand, Nike Digital continues to lead this emerging nexus of sport and digitally enabled products, experiences and services. The China Partnerships team helps amplify, scale, accelerate, and complement Nike Digital within China by identifying and executing critical partnerships, leading innovation initiatives and collaborating on the strategic vision for the future of Nike. As the Director of Strategic Partnerships, you will be responsible for designing and executing innovative partnerships across all Nike Digital (mobile & online) products within China. You will also play a critical role in the development of our overall partnerships strategy in the region, and be responsible for the execution and ongoing optimization of a broad range of partnerships. To do this job, you will need a unique combination of attributes. You have a passion for and good understanding of both the digital and physical sport and fitness markets within China. You have significant experience in multiple disciplines, including business development, operations, developer services (APIs & SDKs) and strategy. You have the ability to see the big picture and the personality to roll up your sleeves and do the work. Similarly, you have experience building momentum and aligning multiple constituencies within large organizations, and a credibility with and understanding of the startup and venture capital communities. You are capable of defining a vision, marshaling resources, executing on an initiative and presenting the results to Senior Leadership. Are you in? Qualifications: 8+ years' experience leading and managing partnerships (e.g. Tencent, WeChat, Alibaba, etc.) and innovation initiatives within the China mobile & online industry Experience with developer services (APIs & SDKs) Experience working at a company with a large Brand. Passion for identifying emerging trends in the digital space and leading innovation Strong executive presence and executive communications skills Experience with startup and technology community Background and skillset to manage complex initiatives from start to finish Exceptional networking, relationship building and partnership management skills Strong interpersonal, consensus-building skills, with ability to communicate and achieve results across multiple audiences in complex organizational structure Fluent in Chinese & English (written & verbal)


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