Senior Commercial Operations Expert

Federations & Major Events
Nyon , Switzerland
Full Time
Competitive
24 / 07
Responsible for preparation and delivery of the broadcast commercial elements for all matches in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers and European friendly matches

Full description

The Senior Commercial Operations Expert – supported by the season coordination team – is responsible for preparation and delivery of the broadcast commercial elements for all matches in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers and European friendly matches. In addition, a key responsibility is to ensure a close working relationship with clubs and partners through workshops, forums and account management.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and national association broadcast- related commercial operations teams;
  • Leading, planning and monitoring all broadcast-related aspects of commercial operations for UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers and European friendly matches;
  • Working hand in hand with the other commercial operations subgroups;
  • Working closely with the TV production, media rights, logistics operations and marketing activities teams; liaising with agencies’ account management and other relevant UEFA units;
  • Providing support to the TV production team in planning and delivering club competition finals;
  • Ensuring project management delivery for the UEFA Nations League finals;
  • Monitoring budgetary issues and ensuring that onsite staffing is in line with UEFA’s objectives;
  • Reporting regularly to heads of unit and the operations director on projects, budgets and general issues;
  • Handling account management for broadcaster on-site activities;
  • Contributing to the strategic development of commercial activities and providing a road map for the evolution of on-site broadcaster activities;
  • Managing relations with the relevant agencies in terms of unilateral on-site operations;

Profile of the successful candidate
Experience required:
  • from 4 to 6 years in sports marketing management for a rights holder, broadcaster or agency (international level)
  • from 4 to 6 years in building a stable event management structure with close venue implication and flexible response mechanisms
  • from 4 to 6 years proven experience in the commercial sporting industry across a broad spectrum
Education:
  • Masters in sports administration or business management
  • Management or project management qualificaitons

Languages:

  • English / Proficient
  • Additional requirements:
  • MS Office / Proficient
  • Project Management / Advanced
  • Solution-oriented,
  • Resilient and driven
  • Personable and energetic
  • Diplomatic
  • Team player; networker
  • Able to provide outstanding results under stress
  • Attentive to detail but sees the big picture
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Multicultural & independent
  • Positive disposition

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