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Domain Specialist



Date Posted:

December 5, 2018



Type of Position


Education Requirement


Experience Requirement

1-2 Years

How to Apply/Contact

Online application please

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As NIKE’s Domain Specialist, you will provide support to and interact directly with legal colleagues and business and technical clients to enhance and protect Nike’s online presence. Responsibilities include direct management of our large and evolving portfolio of domain names, collaborative work on digital enforcement matters, and educating and counseling our business on domain names and social media issues. You will help develop and implement strategies and policies that optimize and strengthen our critical digital assets, as well as create efficiencies across our domain portfolio. Finally, you will also help manage and coordinate Nike’s agreements with third-party service providers in the domain space, and provide assistance on special projects as necessary.


• Manage Nike’s domain name portfolio, including registrations, acquisitions, transfers, DNS modifications, and renewals

• Manage Nike’s .BRAND registry, including ensuring compliance with ICANN regulations and coordinating with third-party service providers

• Manage and collaborate on digital enforcement matters, including domain enforcement, UDRPs, social media enforcement, and digital app enforcement

• Develop and implement strategies and practices to optimize Nike’s digital assets

• Collaborate with teammates across Nike to support and protect Nike’s digital presence

• Counsel and educate legal colleagues and business clients on domain name and social media issues


• Bachelor's Degree required. Paralegal certificate preferred. Two years of relevant experience in lieu of degree

• A minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a domain paralegal, preferably in a large law firm or Fortune 500 company

• Experience with legal and business issues impacting a digital business

• Familiarity with ICANN and IANA policies and procedures

• In-depth knowledge of the domain industry and experience managing a domain name portfolio consisting of a wide variety of registrations

• Ability to innovate, re-engineer processes and motivate change

• Ability to easily shift between a granular, close-up perspective and a high-level strategic overview

• Proficient data analytics skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with various functions and levels within an organization

• Excellent judgment and organization skills, with proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, complete projects with accuracy, and meet multiple deadlines with moderate supervision

• Ability to work well alone and in a team environment, as well as the ability to forge positive working relationships and collaborate across groups

• Demonstrated ability to contribute immediately in a challenging and fast paced environment

• Flexibility and willingness to take on new tasks in new or unfamiliar areas of the law

• Excellent computer skills

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