Nike Market Research Manager - Global Market Intelligence in 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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The Nike Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of NIKE, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike’s path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company’s investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, the teams’ unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.


As the Market Research Manager in Global Market Intelligence (GMI) you'll be a part of the Global Strategy and Corporate Development team based at Nike's World Headquarters responsible for enabling the organization to make better informed decisions by providing quality data sources and critical analysis to support business management.

You will support development and refinement of secondary/syndicated sources of market size/share data for Asia and Emerging Market countries including identifying the appropriate market research portfolio, building new services to complete the portfolio, data quality control, data issue identification/resolution and management of vendor relationships. Ensure that the data sources are accurate, timely and relevant. Push to evolve and enhance data to meet business needs.

In the role of Market Research Manager will provide research and analytical support on project teams by identifying findings, key trends and competitive activity within the Athletic Footwear and Apparel space. You'll use your strong analytical and communication skills to prepare and deliver key findings to high level clients across the globe. You’ll provide thought leadership in areas of expertise and experience, and catalyze action against Nike priorities. You will partner with Strategic Planning functions throughout the organization to create a framework for a project, develop hypothesis to inform data requirements & analysis, synthesize data into a clear and concise story to address the project brief.


  • Bachelors Degree

  • An MBA or advanced degree is preferred

  • 1 additional year of experience in lieu of an advanced degree

  • Business consultancy experience a plus

  • 4-5 years' of total experience in Market Research, Analytics or related fields

  • Ability to frame a project, develop hypothesis, synthesize multiple data sources into compelling stories

  • Experience in using technology to improve efficiencies in reporting and Business Intelligence (Cognos, Excel, and Tableau)

  • Proven ability to lead and provide project management support

  • Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Superior writing, communication (verbal and visual), and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to conduct and/or analyze research related to consumers, industries and competitors

  • Experience with NPD, Nielsen, or other syndicated market research preferred

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: 00333326

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Finance, Strategic Planning & Procurement, Corporate Services