Technical LED Operations Manager

United Kingdom
24 / 04
We are looking for a Technical LED Operations Manager to join our Rightsholder Services team. 

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SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that utilises the unique emotional power of sport to create and enable pioneering partnerships. Across our global network of over 1,200 people, we strategically and creatively connect brands, rights-holders, media platforms and fans across Football, Golf, Esports, Motorsport, Handball, Tennis, American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Olympics, Multi-Sport Events and more.

Whether it’s supporting Premier League football clubs to secure their next front of shirt sponsor, curating deals for brands to showcase their advertising during games televised to millions across the world, helping rightsholders to expand their social media presence or representing the best talent in our industry, connecting sport to incredible brands and partners is at the heart of heart we do.

Having recently been voted the No.1 most attractive sports marketing agency to work for, we’re incredibly proud of our culture and the people that help to nurture it. So, if we sound like the type of company you’d love to work for, then we want to hear from you.


We are looking for a Technical LED Operations Manager to join our Rightsholder Services team. Based in our Altrincham office, this brand-new role is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong technical operations and project management background, ready to take the next step in their career.

Reporting into our Manager, LED Displays & Services, in this varied and fast-paced role, you will provide lead project management support for both seasonal & one-off LED installations and be responsible for managing the smooth running and overall technical operational delivery of SPORTFIVE’s LED services proposition to UK football clubs.


  • Provide excellent project management support to the Manager, LED Displays & Services for the implementation of seasonal & one-off LED installations, championing best-in-class delivery standards so that the expectations of our clients & customers are met & exceeded

  • Provide on-site operational venue support and conduct site-visits as needed

  • Ensure the smooth running of LED operations on match days, including coordination of LED crews, supporting technical & operational matters and stakeholder communications

  • Work closely with the Manager, Partnerships Delivery & Services along with the account management team so that communications and operational activities with our LED services clubs are effectively managed

  • Support the Manager, LED Displays & Services in developing the forward direction of all areas associated with SPORTFIVE’s LED Services business activities including but not limited to:

  • Stock controls including monitoring, maintenance & movements of hardware inventory and warehousing

  • Production & Tech specifications support

  • H&S matters

  • RAMS

  • Operational reporting, diary planning & scheduling

  • Key supplier, 3rd party & freelancer pool relationships

  • Training development

  • Hardware development

  • Promote a collaborative working environment & customer service excellence

  • Ensure a commitment to maintaining strong rightsholder relationships with a high level of customer service always provided

  • From time-to-time and as required by the business, provide project management support the Manager, Production Services on event branding & fixed signage activities

  • Make suggestions for improvements and efficiencies, ensuring the continual development of the department and processes


  • Strong operations experience

  • Experience working in delivery of live/technical events, with LED screen experience desirable.

  • Previous experience leading projects

  • A passion for the delivery of high-quality events and experiences

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Flawless attention to detail

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • A team player with a professional, client-centric mindset and attitude

  • An interest in sport is desirable but not essential

  • Travel will be a key requirement of this role so a willingness to travel is essential


As well as the opportunity to join an organisation that invests in and rewards its staff, provides an enjoyable working environment, and offers genuine responsibility and scope to shape a role and add real value, you’ll also get...

  • Dedicated Development: We take the development and growth of our people very seriously. As well as on-the-job training, we will support you with the personal and professional development you need to help you to be the best in your role and excel in your career.

  • Work Hard, Play Hard: You’ll get 25 days holiday each year, plus an extra day gifted to you over the Christmas period and special occasions such as moving house or getting married. We also celebrate our achievements in style twice a year with our all UK Christmas and Summer major events along with many other local social activities throughout the year.

  • Supporting Your Overall Well-being: Whether it be financial, health, or family well-being, we offer everything from life assurance at 4x your annual salary, private health insurance with Vitality health, access to an Employee Assistance programme, and enhanced family leave entitlements to support you in the moments that matter.

SPORTFIVE are proud to be an equal opportunities employer who provide equal employment opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.


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