Senior Sales Manager

Federations & Major Events
Zurich , Switzerland
Full Time
Competitive
8 / 03
Responsible for Media Rights Sales for FIFA World Cup and other FIFA events

Full description

ON THE BALL?

To support our Commercial Division, FIFA is looking to recruit an organized and flexible person as a Senior Sales Manager, 100%

Your Duties

  • Responsible for Media Rights Sales for FIFA World Cup and other FIFA events
  • Conducting and managing sales process
  • Leading contracting process (with support of Commercial Legal) to completion
  • Coordinating exchange of completed contracts
  • Managing preparation for MBM approvals
  • Supporting Head of TV Sales with ad hoc projects, including at FIFA events
  • Managing complex problems on site in real time with respect to broadcasters’ rights and obligations
  • Coordinating certain projects which include liaising with other stakeholders (ie the brand management department, music project partners etc)

Our Requirements

  • BA/BS and preferable Master’s degree in a commercial field
  • More than five years’ experience working directly in media sales for a premium sports property
  • Excellent understanding of the media landscape including distribution and monetization models, demonstrated sales track record and network within the industry
  • Proven sales track record in Africa and/or Asia is an advantage
  • Credible and impactful in regular interactions with C-level executives in top media organisations around the world
  • Good experience in internal/external client and account management
  • Good understanding of digital and social media platforms, including advertising metrics/analytics, and industry trends
  • Demonstrated experience with problem solving and decision making skills
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of any other FIFA language (French, German or Spanish) an asset
  • Good time management and coordination skills, and ability to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Good communication and facilitation skills essential
  • Team player with ability to work in multicultural environment

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply here” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

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