Nike is a majorly successful retail corporation, leading and specializing in clothing and sports equipment. It began in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports and changed it to Nike in 1978. It has since then become a huge corporation with over 34,000 employees. The company’ primary products include: athletic shoes, apparel, sports equipment, and accessories.
The company originated in Oregon, US and is still headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon. They distribute several Nike brands, including: Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Skateboarding, Converse, Umbro, Hurley International, and Cole Haan.
Their products reach a variety of sports, from lacrosse to cricket. They have over 700 store and offices across the globe. They are also well-known for sponsoring several famous athletes’ sports gear, including Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
Since Nike is such a large corporation, there are a lot of different Nike career opportunities:
• Brand and Consumer Marketing
• Customer Service
• Merchandising and Product Management
• Retail Stores
• Retail Corporate
• Sports Marketing
• Strategic Planning
Working at Nike means working with collaborative visionaries. Nike is looking for passionate, competitive, and innovative professionals to continue the legacy of the Nike brand. In fact, their overall goal is to carry on their tradition and legacy of innovative thinking, and help the best of the best athletes to reach their potential, and exceed shareholders’ expectations. Check out our jobs page to learn about more Nike career opportunities.