Group Vice President, International Strategy, Europe – National Hockey League

By iSportconnect | September 12, 2016

Location: New York, US

Closing Date: 2nd October


This position will report to the EVP of International Strategy and will be responsible for overseeing the NHL’s business strategies throughout Europe including cooperating interdepartmentally to execute specific strategies relevant to each business area. This individual will (i) assist in the creation of a multi-layered strategy for European markets; (ii) develop a strong knowledge of all of the NHL’s business areas and assist those areas in developing strategies on a country-by-country basis throughout Europe; and (iii) lead and/or facilitate the execution of these strategies in each relevant market.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and execute growth strategies in relevant European markets Research markets and interdepartmental priorities as part of assisting in the development of a European strategy for the NHLInvestigate growth opportunities on a country by country basisFacilitate execution of the League strategy in each marketDevelop partnerships throughout the region that support the NHL’s overall international strategySupport regional partnerships and evaluate “boots on the ground” structure


Proven track record in European business development, preferably in a sports-related industryStrong analytical background and ability to adapt to quickly changing environmentWorking knowledge of the international sports business landscape including in areas such as, media, sponsorships, events, etc.Ability to work effectively to develop programs based on input across the organizationProactive and inclusive work styleStrong and extensive relationships in the European business community


– The ideal candidate will possess a Masters Degree and have 10+ years of international business experience.

– We ask all interested applicants to apply to this posting. No phone calls or emails please.

1. Do you currently have the legal right to work in the United States?

2. This position will be based out of our New York City office, are you willing and able to work full time in New York City?
3. What are your salary requirements for this position? Please enter a salary range.
4. Do you have prior experience in a sports related European business development role? Please describe this role to us.
5. Do you have knowledge of the international sports business landscape? How did you obtain this knowledge?

How to Apply

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