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Director, Business Development – Innovation

Company name

Nike, Inc

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Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Beaverton, OR

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Director, Business Development – Innovation Responsibilities: Research, source, evaluate, and manage portfolio of partnership opportunities across Nike’s Innovation teams. Work in collaboration with Global Strategy and Business Development on execution of partnership strategy . Develop and manage third party relationships across a network of potential partners including venture capital, private equity, investment banking, universities, entrepreneurs / start-ups, and established companies. Implement integration plans of partnerships into Nike matrix. Drive business case development, deal strategy and appropriate deal structures inclusive of joint development, joint venture, minority investments, and acquisitions. Manage internal and external deal teams through the deal process.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 8+ years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree an additional 2 years of relevant experience is acceptable. MBA, JD Degree, or advanced degree is strongly preferred. 5-7 years' total experience in strategic planning, corporate development, business development, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related fields preferred. Broad deal experience ranging across a wide array of deal structures and responsibilities on deals, particular expertise in intellectual property transactions strongly preferred. Experience working in corporate development / business development team strongly preferred. Strong network across venture capital, private equity, investment banking, universities and entrepreneurs. Proven track record of successful development of business development strategy, and prioritizing, sourcing, managing, executing and integrating opportunities against strategy. Prior experience in innovation, manufacturing, product development, or related fields strongly preferred. Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally. Ability to lead virtual teams, manage complex projects and work in creative environments. Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments. Demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis and develop financial models. Problem structuring and strategic problem solving skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once.

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Job ID 00365570

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nike, Inc
One Bowerman Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005

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