Social Community Impact Manager, Boston

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Nike is looking for a Social Community Impact Manager, Boston to join the North America Social & Community Impact team in the Chief Administrative Office (CAO).

The role will apply and share knowledge to work effectively with others who have different perspectives, backgrounds and/or styles. You will use a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into strengths and weaknesses. Be authentic, courageous and inspired by the possibilities of the unknown. We will work together as one team, supporting each other in doing meaningful work, driving impact for diverse communities and connecting to sport every day.


  • If this is you, you’ll be working with the North America Social & Community Impact team in Boston supporting our Converse affiliate, be located at Converse and have a dual reporting line to the Converse Social Impact team.
  • Leading initiatives focused on NIKE Inc.’s (NIKE, Jordan and Converse) commitment to the Black community in your respective city
  • Coordination with grantees from other SCI led portfolios focused on inclusivity investments;
  • Implement and manage an integrated approach to community development that connects back through a corporate responsibility lens, including investment and ongoing stakeholder strategies that focuses on highest impact efforts while effectively responding to the immediate needs of stakeholders internally and externally;
  • Connection point with Nike World Headquarters Portland based teams who will seek to amplify the relationships (Diversity and Inclusion, Brand Marketing, Comms);
  • Coordination with Government and Public Affairs on local and national advocacy efforts; stakeholder updates and tracking investments;
  • Managing relationships with organizations who reach out for funding or are recommended for funding and to explore support beyond the Black community commitment or to politely decline with sensitivity and diplomacy;
  • Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals at the global, geography and city levels.
  • A typical day/week will include performing work in support of a portfolio of community investments. Partner closely with the Social & Community Impact team on community-based initiatives that develop and support diverse community efforts, leading with NIKE Inc.’s commitment to Black communities. Manage internal and external stakeholders to support additional key initiatives in the city that deepen relationships and impact within the community. Additional work will focus on the coordination of the measurement and evaluation of the community investment portfolio, identification of employee engagement opportunities and execution of an integrated communication and brand plan to support and amplify community initiatives.


You will work on the Social & Community Impact Team in North America and with SCI’s Inclusive Community team. In addition to these two teams you will work in coordination with World Headquarters teams including Diversity & Inclusion, Communications, Brand Marketing, and others to align and steward the investments.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or an additional two years of professional experience in lieu of degree required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional, relevant experience in corporate social responsibility/social sustainability and/or community development.
  • High level stakeholder and/or portfolio management experience across a few of the following sectors: diversity, equity and inclusion, NGO, government, education, sport/physical activity, and youth development.
  • Experience with project management, managing daily activities and delivering results in a cross-functional environment.
  • Work with leadership and team leads to help ensure strategy and execution alignment, and drive decision making.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a large, matrixed organization.
  • Ability to travel domestically (15%).

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Social Community Impact Manager, Boston


Friday 18th September 2020


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