Commercial Operations Coordinator

Location Nyon, Switzerland
Posted 09/05/2019
Closes 06/06/2019
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Business Development & Sales, Events & Operations
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Job information:

Division / Unit: Operations / Commercial Operations
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: 01.07.2019
Location: Nyon


One of the key roles of the Commercial Operations Unit is to organise delivery of commercial operations' rights at all UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.


Within the Commercial Operations Unit, the Commercial Operations Coordinator:
- Is assigned to Venue Services and Sponsorship Managers (VSSMs) for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League;
- Coordinates the planning and implementation of sponsor needs and requirements for UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League on site operations;
- Ensures that all elements of the assigned tasks are delivered to the required standards and according to all applicable rules, guidelines or regulations;
- Exchanges information efficiently with all internal and external parties involved, including other UEFA divisions, UEFA Champions League/UEFA Europa League clubs, sponsors or appointed agencies and external suppliers;
- Helps to create and apply commercial operational procedures and strategies.
- Planning and overseeing the correct implementation of sponsor rights at all UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches according to their contractual agreements;
- Serving as one of the key contacts for VSSMs and UEFA's agencies;
- Coordinating closely within the Commercial Operations Unit and with other relevant UEFA divisions and units (Football Operations, Marketing, TV Operations, Communications, and others);
- Coordinating and preparing documentation, content for manuals, guidelines, procedures, reporting and archiving;
- Coordinating content for venue workshops, training sessions and briefings;
- Coordinating specific allocated tasks and projects within the Commercial Operations Unit;
- Setting up ICT platforms and monitoring them to ensure tools are fully available and functional for all users;
- Planning, budgeting and administrative/organisational tasks related to VSSM assignments;
- Coordinating with certain suppliers or partners in the allocated domains;
- Supporting the Commercial Operations Unit's ticketing services, as required;
- Supporting planning and delivery of UEFA club competitions finals, as required.


Experience required:
- from 1 to 3 years in sports marketing or event management for a rights holder, agency (international level) or club, with close venue involvement

- Bachelor's in marketing, sports management or business management

- English / Proficient
- Additional European language (French would be an advantage)

Additional requirements:
- MS Office / Advanced
- UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League or other sports property venue management experience would be an advantage
- Servicing of high-expectation clients
- Project management/organisation and budget coordination
- Good English writing skills, including policy/guidelines and workflows
- Team spirit in a high-pressure, variable environment
- Solid interpersonal skills, creative and service-oriented
- Efficient and able to follow numerous issues/projects at once
- Able to travel 10-20% of the time


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