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Partner Brand Marketing Manager

The JD Marketing team puts the consumer at the heart of what we do creating and developing campaigns, content, and activations that elevate the JD brand and maximise consumer impact.  The Partner Brand Team are responsible for delivering these campaigns in a cohesive and consistent way across JDs channels, driving growth through a close strategic partnership with Nike and key internal stakeholders.

We are looking for an experienced brand marketer to manage the Nike Brand at JD. This person must possess a deep passion for the brand its consumers, and youth culture. They will be a guardian for the Nike brand, someone who is detail orientated, demonstrates strong project management skills, a strategic thinker and are prepared to push the boundaries

·       Job Title – Partner Brand Markeing Manager

·       Location – M12 6FZ

·       Working rota – Monday-Friday

·       Working hours – 40

What You'll Be Doing:

As a Partner Brand Marketing Manager, you'll be doing the following: 

  • 360 Ownership of Partner Brand Relationship Development from a marketing perspective.
  • Being accountable for the development & success of the Nike Brand at JD.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders, buying, merchandising, retail, VM and multichannel teams to optimise budget and deliver engaging campaigns.
  • Co-creation and active management of the Jordan brand’s calendar/schedule of activity.

What We're Looking For:

  • Relevant experience in a marketing role working with & developing consumer brands on a global/regional/international level.
  • Knowledge of brands, how they are managed, the methods and tools used to help define what a brand stands for, how it is communicated and how to help others working on/with the brand understand how to bring it to life in the most impactful way.
  • Proven skills delivering brand growth through consumer initiatives - developing and managing brand marketing/communication campaigns with execution experience across the full marketing mix.
  • Strong understanding of the touchpoint & media landscape relevant to JD consumers

The Company:

The JD Group is a leading omnichannel retailer of Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues over 3,400 stores across several retail fascia's in over 30 markets around the world.

We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces and values differences. We recognise the importance of an inclusive workplace culture in which everyone can thrive irrespective of their background or identity.

To be a part of this successful and continuously growing company, you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people first, a digital leader and customer focused organisation which provides operational excellence and is continuous with identifying new areas of growth into our day-to-day.

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount on qualifying purchases across Group retail stores and online
  • Exclusive Colleague Bike Discount scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work
  • Access to Apprenticeships and accredited qualifications


If you are interested in this position, then press the Apply Now button.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of your application, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.


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