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Nike Senior Recruiter - Advanced Innovation (Open to remote work, except in Colorado) in Beaverton, Oregon



  • Open to remote work, except cannot work in Colorado. Colorado candidates will be required to relocate

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years’ progressive recruitment experiences with experience supporting hiring in data science, insights or analytics.

  • 2 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Expertise and understanding of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) industries, marketplace & competitive trends globally.

  • Experience recruiting at the Director level and above.

  • Expert knowledge of full-cycle recruiting practices, principles, applications and methods, including interviewing and assessment skills.

  • Experience in facilitation of behavioral-based interviewing.

  • Recruitment experience involving a proactive sourcing model and engaging with passive operations candidates and networks.

  • Track record of innovative sourcing and building talent communities within unique functional skillsets.

  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, and tolerance of ambiguity.


  • Experience using an applicant tracking system is required; experience with Taleo and Avature CRM.

  • Global recruiting experience.


We are looking for a Senior Recruiter to join our Nike Talent Acquisition (TA) team! One who will champion the future of the Nike Explore team and support hiring for our Advanced Innovation and Valiant Labs teams across Nike. This offense is one of our most critical hiring priorities and is a key driver of Nike’s Consumer Direct Acceleration strategy. We are looking for an innovative thinker who is always on the hunt, a natural storyteller and who can create the future by connecting the business strategy to the talent critical for creating the future of sport for athletes* the world over. We are looking for a Senior Recruiter who is a strong collaborator and can execute complex full-cycle recruiting strategies.


As our Senior Recruiter, you'll develop relationships to understand Nike’s continually evolving Advanced Innovation organization, driving hiring across the North America region. You’ll develop unique recruiting strategies and be a consultant to hiring managers and senior leaders, along with a focus on proactive networking, diversity hiring, and innovation approaches to passive candidate engagement. You will build and manage progressive strategies to identify, source, assess, and recommend the world’s elite Innovation talent while delivering diverse candidate slates.

You'll provide subject matter expertise on NIKE's recruitment processes and champion changes in process or philosophy. You will lead the process of developing and executing recruitment strategies for a key talent pool, working with Human Resources Business Partners and key Business Leaders. You'll utilize broad market knowledge and creatively network to build, manage and maintain a pipeline of qualified talent communities.


You will report to a Director of TA for Nike’s Advanced Innovation & Valiant Labs teams. You’ll maximize partnerships with talent attraction, diversity sourcing, internal recruiting, university relations, coordination and recruiting services to optimize efficiency and bring to bear the full recruiting lifecycle, end to end!

You’ll proactively collaborate with HR teams across the company as you develop an annual recruiting strategy that is integrated with Nike, Inc.’s Leadership Defined framework and D&I strategy. You’ll also work closely with external agency partners, diversity organizations and pipeline channels.

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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.