Director Rightsholder Development Global Athletes & Team Marketing (M/F/D)

15 / 02
This position will be part of our Global Athlete & Team Marketing Department and shall be based in one of SPORTFIVE’s key offices in Western Europe (Hamburg, Munich, Paris or Barcelona) or in the Americas head office in New YorkCity. You will be working across different sports and with some of our existing partners, such as Atlético de Madrid, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Chicago Bulls, Borussia Dortmund, Flamengo Rio de Janeiro, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, etc.

Full description

Your Responsibilities

  • New business development for SPORTFIVE’s global business area that provides internationalization services to international sports teams
  • Project managementof existing internationalization projects for international sports IPs incl. developing & overseeing overarching strategy, coordination of all involved internal stakeholders & tracking of key KPIs of project success
  • Strategic development of the internationalization business areaby exploring & developing new business models & products
  • Building trusted relationships with the client’s marketing & commercial teams on senior level
  • Collaboration with and coordination of multi-functional and multi-market teams working on the rightsholder projects withing the Global Athlete & Team Marketing unit

Your Profile

  • Several years of professional work experience in international marketing, sports marketing or strategic account management
  • Strong experience with respect to sports sponsorship product development, sports marketing, sports mediaand the sponsorship sales process
  • University degree in marketing, international management, business or similar background
  • Strong project management skills and ability to coordinate and work with an international team
  • Strategic thinker with diverse knowhow in international marketing, media and sponsorship
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast‐paced and deadline-driven environment while managing multiple priorities Strong and persuasive communicator, able to build personal relationshipson senior level
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Business fluent in English, other languages are a plus (e. g. German, French, Spanish, Portuguese)

This is what you can expect from us

  • Your new environment: an exciting task in the sports business, a committed team with short communication and decision-making paths
  • Our onboarding: You will start with a position-specific introduction and as part of our 'Welcome on Board' initiative you will receive a comprehensive overview of the entire organization
  • Your development opportunities: freedom for both personal and professional development, supported by individual development planning with complementary, further training measures as well as "training on the job”
  • Work-life balance: support for work-life balance, including flexible working hours and mobile working, and a free family service for support in all life situations
  • Many corporate benefits: discounted partner offers as well as a wide range of additional benefits
  • Our culture: we support a culture of diversity and "live" our values - regular training courses and clear internal processes form the formal basis for our open, respectful, and appreciative interaction with one another

SPORTFIVE values the diversity of its employees as an enrichment and is expressly committed to the goal of equal opportunities for all genders. Women are strongly encouraged to apply in this regard.


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