Nike Lead Athlete, Canberra in Canberra, Australia

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.


There is an exciting opportunity now available for an Apparel Lead to join our Canberra Factory Store team; this is a permanent position reporting into the Apparel Coach.

The mission of the Lead is to deliver a premium Consumer experience by demonstrating the expertise to navigate through individual needs and provide a complete solution through Nike product and services, giving consumers what they need to connect, train and compete with the knowledge to achieve their goals.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Creating positive consumer interactions by demonstrating value to the consumer through expert level product knowledge

  • Providing a consultative environment for the consumer by remaining current on Nike products including technical specifications, current design principles/methodologies, product lines, available fabrics, colours, trends and upcoming launches and convey to the consumer

  • Driving the team to achieve advanced customer service skills, sales techniques and product knowledge to connect customers with the right product

  • Executing Marketing, Business Operations and Merchandising standards 100% of the time at the direction of store management

  • Demonstrating special expertise or advanced knowledge on your designated area; Lead, Coach, Drive and Inspire your zoned team

  • Assisting managers in training Athletes and participating in new hire training

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • A passion for the NIKE brand

  • Retail management experience

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • A strong ‘floor presence’

  • Solid organisational and planning skills

  • Intermediate MS Office skills

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: 8467

Location: Australia-Australian Capital Territory-Canberra

Job Category: Retail Stores, Retail