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Beaverton, OR, USA


About the Role

Who Are We Looking For
Nike is looking for an attorney who can lead the Global Legal Privacy strategy for Nike Inc. and its affiliates from our WHQ office in Beaverton, Oregon US.

You will join an outstanding team of privacy professionals around the globe to act as a subject matter authority and leader for critical cross-functional initiatives. We are looking for leaders who will lead a global team of privacy attorneys and paralegals with empathy and inclusion.

The best candidates for this role are individuals with deep privacy and data understanding who communicate effectively about privacy at all levels, prioritize and work through ambiguity to get results, and are strong standout colleagues with the ability to work cross-functionally in a complex organizational structure.

What Will You Work On
You will design and implement Nike’s Global Legal Privacy strategy, with executive direction as necessary, and set and drive consistent privacy policy and practices across Nike. You will formulate and disseminate enterprise-wide policies for US and Global operations, in partnership and consultation with country/geo counsel responsible for data protection to ensure the company has fully detailed and documented policies and practices in place, consistent with applicable laws. Identifying issues of the highest risk facing the company; propose and drive solutions to address those risks will be critical to this role.

You will provide leadership and engagement with cross-functional teammates including, but not limited to Marketing, Innovation, Information Technology, Product, Engineering, Information Security, HR, Government Affairs, Communications, and Audit. Nike's approach will be centered on effectively championing a principles-based privacy approach throughout the company, driving programs and processes and decisions in support of strategy and principles, and surface and resolve issues that have the potential for brand impact for business and legal consideration.

Your expertise will provide subject matter expertise regarding privacy and security provisions within commercial deals; provide subject matter expertise regarding privacy as applied to technology, artificial intelligence, employees and the workplace, or fitness research; and will maintain grounding in global laws, policies, and enforcement actions related to privacy, data protection and data use. This will be accomplished through your knowledge of external business and legal landscape in privacy. Partnership with government affairs on government policy/regulation affecting the company will be critical.

You will create content and guide delivery of company-wide and roles-based education and awareness of privacy issues and their impact to our brand and business, and develop and augment internal efforts to build integrated privacy/data governance by monitoring the relevant legal, regulatory and policy developments, and collaborating with external partners.


About the Company

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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE, Inc.’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide Nike’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.

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