UEFA

Commercial Operations Coordinator

UEFA
 
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

Profile:

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.

Purpose:

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.

Requirements:

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

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

Languages:
- 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
 

UEFA

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