Job information:

Division / Unit: Marketing / Media Rights & Production Services
Contract type: Fixed Term
Start date: 01.12.2022
End date: 31.10.2023
Location: Nyon

Main goal:

The UEFA Media Rights Unit manages the exploitation of all UEFA’s media rights across all its competitions.

The Media Rights Specialist supports the Senior Media Rights Manager with the proper implementation of media rights strategies, ensuring revenue optimisation and a broad distribution platform for UEFA competitions, UEFA Women’s Champions League and UEFA Futsal Champions League.

Key responsibilities:

Leading the definition of the global sales strategies and supervising its successful implementation by:
– Managing the sales processes through regular consultation and liaising with the market/agencies on packaging, coordination of timing, tender documents, bid evaluations, deal approval forms and media rights agreements;
– Supervising the broadcast partners/agencies to ensure proper delivery of rights for ongoing competitions and managing arising issues, such as requests for contractual amendments, breaches of contract or scheduling conflicts;
– Being responsible for the media aspects of all or some of the official competition documentation (e.g. regulations, club manuals, broadcaster partner production manuals, guidelines);
– Ensuring relevant monitoring of media rights exploitation and account management issues;
– Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

UEFA archive rights
Helping to define UEFA’s archive rights sales strategies and supervising their successful implementation by:
– Managing daily archive licensing sales, servicing and contract management;
– Developing and optimising the administration tools to simplify sales processes and increase sales;
– Updating the information required in SAP and uploading contract details and invoices;
– Collaborating internally with Legal and TV Production colleagues, and externally with national associations, clubs, broadcasters, production companies and agencies.

UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League
Helping Senior Media Rights Manager to successfully implement the global sales strategies by:
– Supporting the sales process, e.g. bid evaluations, deal approval forms, media rights agreements, and assisting with specific requests, e.g. contractual amendments, public screening agreements;
– Liaising day-to-day with clubs on club media rights issues.

General support:
– Updating sales management tools comprehensively and in a timely manner;
– Supporting with internal and external media rights presentations;
– Bringing added value to the team with innovative ideas that could further enhance UEFA’s exploitation of media rights.


Experience required:
– from 4 to 6 years’ experience in sports media rights or media rights acquisition

– Masters preferably in business or marketing

– English / Proficient

Additional requirements:
– MS Excel / Advanced
– MS PowerPoint / Advanced
– MS Word / Advanced
– Good understanding of football, especially the European game
– Good understanding of the global media industry and sports rights issues
– Any additional language would be an asset
– Good team spirit

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