Head of Host Broadcast Production – FIFA

About the job

Department: Broadcast & Media Operations

Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time

Location: Zurich


As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world, we lead the way in the sport and event industry.

Join the team and support us on our mission.

We are actively seeking a successor in anticipation of the upcoming retirement of the current position holder.


FIFA tournaments are watched by billions of football fans around the world, who expect a high-quality viewing experience. Televising events of such magnitude is a massive undertaking in terms of technology, infrastructure, manpower and logistics. The Head of Host Broadcast Production is in charge of the development, planning and execution of the overall strategy for industry benchmark host broadcast productions, operations and services across all FIFA tournaments and events.

These are your key tasks:

  • Lead the process of defining FIFA’s production editorial, technical and operational philosophy, standards and guidelines
  • Lead the development and implementation of robust and cost-effective host broadcast production plans
  • Procure, contract and assume daily management of external host broadcast and graphics suppliers
  • Sustain the integration of FIFA football innovative technologies to enhance the game’s storytelling
  • Oversee the planning and delivery of venue host and unilateral broadcast facilities
  • Lead the site selection process as well as the design, planning, construction, operation and dismantling of international broadcast centers
  • Conduct the design, setup and operation of signal transmission processes, enabling global distribution of live content
  • Implement robust broadcast security measures
  • Ensure development and execution of contingency plans to handle technical emergencies, with a view to seamless content delivery
  • Ensure best practices and implementation of key learnings across events
  • Benchmark other sport broadcasts and keep up to date with industry developments and trends
  • Support the media partnership department in building and maintaining strong relationships with media rights licensees
  • Work closely with the departments responsible for digital and non-live content production and delivery, identify synergies and ensure seamless integration
  • Oversee and manage the host broadcast production department
  • Produce and manage broadcast production budgets, forecasts and reports


We work hard at FIFA.

We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.

And we respect our values. Always.

For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • Master’s degree or similar higher education in broadcast production or related fields
  • Significant experience at a senior level managing broadcast productions for major global sports properties
  • Strong awareness of broadcast production, operations, technology and content delivery workflows
  • Good knowledge of international industry players across the entire broadcast production chain
  • Capacity to collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholders, ensuring seamless cooperation
  • Capacity to break new ground, look for unchartered territories and produce fresh ideas
  • Fluent in English, any other FIFA language is an asset

Perks & Benefits

The biggest benefit of a career at FIFA is the privilege to work for the beautiful game and create something that matters.

Alongside that privilege, we also offer some extra perks and benefits:

  • Health and fitness: Regular football sessions for all abilities, plus on-site gym.
  • Home office: Up to two days of home office per week if work permits and home office allowance for all.
  • Language courses: Offered to all staff to aid personal and professional growth.
  • Continuous learning: We care about your development and encourage internal mobility, offering a variety of training and education to help achieve it.
  • Pension: Flexible pension benefits with generous employer contributions.
  • Relocation assistance: A dedicated team will be on hand to support your relocation.
  • Sustainability: We support all employees using public transport.
  • Vacation: Maintain a healthy work/life balance with a generous vacation allowance.
  • Volunteering: Make an impact beyond your regular role and bond with colleagues by volunteering with one of our partners.

Media Rights Sales: 2024-27 UEFA Europa League/ UEFA Europa Conference League

The media content rights sales process for the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League
and UEFA Europa Super Cup (seasons 2024/25, 2025/26 and 2026/27) will be conducted on a market-by market basis with such media rights being offered on a platform neutral basis and in accordance with the
principles established by the European Commission.

The sales process will usually be effected initially by means of an ‘Invitation to Submit Offer’ (ISO) process
under which qualified media content distributors will be invited to submit offers before the submission
deadline (as indicated in the Schedule A below) for the media rights in their respective territories.

Schedule B lists the relevant territories for which media rights agreements have been signed (including details of the respective partners).

The sales process will be administered on behalf of UEFA by TEAM Marketing, UEFA’s marketing agency
for the exploitation of certain media and commercial rights relating to its club competitions, except in the
United States where the sales process will be administered on behalf of UEFA by Relevent Sports Group.
All enquiries in respect of the acquisition of such rights should therefore be directed to TEAM Marketing at the following e-mail address: info@team.ch.

Further communications and updates shall be provided as and when UEFA commences the media content
rights sales process in respect of any other territories.

Project Manager – FIFA

The FIFA Foundation was established in 2018 as part of FIFA’s commitment to generating a positive social impact and addressing the most pressing global challenges. Aligned with the Vision 2020-2023: Making Football Truly Global, and FIFA’s flagship campaign of Football Unites the World, the FIFA Foundation seeks to leverage the intrinsic values of the beautiful game for the benefit of the people and the planet. Its diverse programmes, campaigns, and events contribute tangibly to improving the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in every corner of the globe, with actions in the fields of education, gender equality, health and well-being, and climate action.

We are now looking for a Project Manager that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

These are your key tasks:

  • Support the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the implementation of diverse programmes and projects of the FIFA Foundation in all different phases and actions of the management worldwide, including execution on site, financial oversight, follow-up and monitoring, drafting of reports, among other tasks
  • Manage the relationship and communication with stakeholders of the programmes
  • Consolidate and provide information on the programme to assist with all FIFA and FIFA Foundation communication plans (e.g., posting on social media, reporting to the FIFA Foundation Board, etc.)
  • Logistic organisation of material, workshops, and on-site delivery of the projects
  • Knowledge management, including gather of information and consolidation to produce data to be published and distributed to decision-makers
  • Assist the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the implementation of other FIFA Foundation activities, when required
  • Support the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the preparation of FIFA Foundation Board meetings and the follow-up of decisions
  • Participate in events and meetings, when instructed by the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • University degree, technical college qualification or specific higher education
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Proven track-record in managing complex projects/programmes
  • Football sector experience is an asset
  • Humanitarian / development / social work experience is an asset
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • High attention to details and level of quality awareness
  • Result- and performance-oriented
  • Stress resistant, able to work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to learn quickly, high level of flexibility
  • Diplomatic skills, discreet and tactful
  • High level of communication, conflict resolution and teamwork skills
  • Ability to represent FIFA well
  • Open-minded, with political and multi-cultural sensitivity
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in Spanish, good management of French is an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word / PowerPoint / Excel)
  • Experience with Project Management Tools is an advantage
  • Availability to travel

Tender for 2024-27 UEFA Club Competitions Global Sponsorship Packages

UEFA would like to invite interested parties in all product categories to express their interest in the remaining UEFA Club Competitions sponsorship packages available for the 2024-27 commercial cycle.

The sales process for the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Conference League sponsorship rights packages for the 2024-27 commercial cycle was launched in May 2022. As part of the continued sales process, UEFA has now received one additional offer.

UEFA would therefore like to specifically invite interested parties in the logistics category to submit formal offers for a global rights package in relation to the UEFA Champions League and/or the UEFA Europa League / UEFA Conference League by 12:00 CET on Monday 31st July 2023 via email to uccpartners@team.ch.

Should any interested party require further information in respect of any available packages (including the inventory available and product categories still open), they are kindly asked to contact TEAM Marketing as soon as possible, via the e-mail address referred to above.

UEFA has appointed TEAM Marketing as its global sales agency to market the commercial rights for its men’s club competitions. TEAM Marketing provides sales support in the global marketing and sale of media, sponsorship and licensing rights for the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Conference League, UEFA Super Cup and the UEFA Youth League for the 2024-27 cycle.

Team Lead Special Events – FIFA

As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world we lead the way in the sport and event industry.

We are now looking for a Team Lead Special Events that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.
The Team Lead Special Events is managing the Special Events team and is responsible for the creation and development of large-scale events such as draws, ceremonies, conferences, congresses, shows, formal functions, social events or conventions. It involves studying the brand, identifying its target audience, devising the event concept, and coordinating the technical aspects before actually launching the event.

These are your key tasks:
• Managing the teams of people responsible for each function, the budget, and overseeing the execution of the event.
• Planning and execution of the events, taking responsibility for the creative, technical, and logistical elements. This includes overall event design, brand building, marketing and communication strategy, audio-visual production, logistics, budgeting, negotiation, and client service
• Supervising the services of all outside vendors and professionals, which includes event planners as well the services from internal departments.
• Responsible for the overall organisation of all FIFA corporate events (congress, meetings, summits, award show, banquets, media activities, internal events, etc.) as well as the FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup Draws and Ceremonies
• Budget responsibility of all events
• Liaising with senior management and all functional areas to implement all events according to their expectations
• Responsibility for the coordination of all suppliers
• Providing regular information to all partners involved in the project (internal and external) and assure a clear communication with the member associations
• Draw up overall and detailed budgets, continuous budget control and prepare a total final account
• Planning and performing inspections and drafting corresponding reports containing measures, as well as monitoring the implementation of these measures
• Stage the corporate events and assist with the continuous further development of FIFA corporate events (innovation, new techniques, processes)
• Preparing the necessary contractual basis in cooperation with the FIFA Legal Division and monitor the compliance of these contracts
• Production of a final debrief report including identification of possible improvements

The specific competencies we require for this position are:
• Commercial qualification in marketing and/or event management
• Several years’ experience in international event and/or project management
• At least ten years team leader of an international event agency or international corporate events department or international sport events organization
• Responsible for all special events, draws and ceremonies for the FIFA World Cup and Olympics
• Team leader experience
• Extremely good organisational skills and high-quality standards
• Very good language skills in English; good German, French and Spanish an advantage
• Good MS Office skills and experience using event management tools
• Ability to think and act in a structured and conceptual manner
• A quality-oriented person with excellent communication skills who works well under pressure
• Enjoyment of sport and general interest in football
• Structured approach and ability to grasp abstract concepts
• General interest in sport and football

Event Manager – UEFA

The Event Manager (Event Lead) plans and manages the event for which they are responsible, in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

Project management
– Devising a strategy and project implementation concept for the event, including scope, deliverables, project risks and dependencies
– Assuming all project management duties, including planning the event and setting milestones
– Assuming project budget responsibility
– Agreeing on service levels and resource usage with internal competence centres, including a staff deployment plan
– Planning, preparing, overseeing and closing the event in general
– Running UEFA’s project team during the preparation stage and on-site
– Overseeing, guiding and aligning all subprojects (competence centres) involved in the event
– Ensuring delivery of the event in line with the objectives
– Negotiating with stadium suppliers
– Conducting the debriefing
– Closing the event accounts in close cooperation with the Finance Division
– Running a project team in a matrix structure and being accountable for the successful operation of the event
– Establishing the stadium requirements for the bidding process
– Providing a technical evaluation of all bid dossiers

Venue management
– Allocating venue facilities to the various target groups
– Providing all stakeholders with key information about the venue
– Planning, conducting and overseeing site visits
– Compiling advertising cover-up requirements to be shared internally and with the LOS
– Drawing up the requirements for disabled access in conjunction with the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) and the venue itself in consultation with the Social & Environmental Sustainability Division
– Assisting the venue director in meetings with the (potential) finalist clubs

Dialogue partner with the LOS/external stakeholders
– Acting as the main contact for the LOS and other internal and external stakeholders


Experience required:
– from 4 to 6 years / event and/or venue manager working on major sports events, including at least 4 years as event project leader
– more than 7 years / in the sports industry, including at least 2 years in football

– Bachelor’s In marketing, sports management or the event industry

– English / Proficient

Additional requirements:
– Budget Management / Proficient
– MS Excel / Proficient
– MS Outlook / Proficient
– MS PowerPoint / Proficient
– MS Word / Proficient
– SAP / Advanced
– Project Management / Proficient
– Strong leadership, communication and negotiation skills
– Good project management skills
– Works well under pressure and remains calm in stressful situations
– Enjoys working in a multicultural team environment
– Able to identify and evaluate existing or potential problems
– Available to travel
– General knowledge of football
– Languages other than English would be an advantage

Head of Marketing Partnerships – FIFA

As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world we lead the way in the sport and event industry.

We are now looking for a Head of Marketing Partnerships that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

The Head of Marketing Partnerships leads the team responsible for the relationships and account management of FIFA’s key commercial affiliates (Partners, Sponsors, regional and event supporters).

FIFA has the largest and most valuable global sponsorship program in world sport. This proven partnership leader is accountable for designing and implementing the strategy and framework to ensure world-class partner management & rights delivery across all FIFA tournaments and events.

These are your key tasks:

  • Lead and evolve FIFA’s approach to Partnership Management anchored in a strategic relationship model that is pro-active and innovative.
  • Foster, grow and strengthen the relationships across FIFA Commercial Affiliates’ sponsorship management counterparts, activation teams and agencies.
  • Identify & develop impactful marketing programs across multiple mediums (e.g. experiential, digital, retail, CSR, tech & innovation) that drive brand & business results for partners and elevates the fan experience at FIFA events.
  • Lead the planning & delivery of key marketing rights & obligations for Commercial Affiliates across all FIFA tournaments, events and platforms in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the Partnership Sales team on negotiating Commercial Affiliate renewals, and support the sales process and onboarding of new partners.
  • Develop strong understanding of commercial affiliates’ core business priorities and marketing objectives to ensure optimum alignment, support and results.
  • Ensure robust understanding across relevant teams of our Commercial Affiliates’ specific product categories and competitive protections.
  • Oversee the management, delivery and tracking of FIFA Commercial Affiliates’ rights, assets and commitments across the term of contract.
  • Lead the debrief and review process with partners following major tournaments and activations.
  • Contribute to any contract updates & rights re-negotiations required with incumbent affiliates.
  • Lead, support and develop a high-performing, positive and engaged team of partnership managers and account support staff.
  • Implement and evolve department processes and systems to maximise efficiency & effectiveness.
  • Manage relevant department and event budgets and forecasting.
  • Contribute to event data, brand tracking and market and competitive analysis.
  • Identify and shape collaboration and integration opportunities for commercial affiliates and FIFA.

The specific competencies and experience we require for this position are:

  • 10+ years of experience leading a global sponsor management portfolio, rights delivery and client servicing for a major international rights holder
  • Proven experience managing major partnerships across global territory and multi-term deals
  • Extensive experience managing multinational partners, including having directly managed blue chip brand sponsors headquartered in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific
  • Proven experience managing and supporting contract renewals of major partnerships ( ie negotiated contracts over USD100m value)
  • Track record of delivering rights and client servicing programs at major international events or tournaments
  • 8+ years of leading and developing a large sponsorship account management team (>10 team members) who service a global portfolio of partners
  • Experience also working ‘client-side’ within marketing, events or sponsorship at a global company or agency
  • Previous experience working with and/or for any of FIFA’s major global partners or sponsors will be viewed positively
  • Cross-functional experience delivering marketing communications, activation programs, or event campaigns leveraging a mixture of online and offline channels, experiential, digital, social and traditional media
  • Experience overseeing the campaign approval systems and processes for major global and local sponsor brands
  • Experience managing complex stakeholder relationships at all levels including C-Suite
  • University degree in relevant area
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in any other FIFA language (F/ES/GER) is an asset
  • Inspirational and motivational leadership style, with excellent team building, team management and development skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently and work across multiple time zones

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich

Media Rights Tender for UEFA Women’s EURO 2025

UEFA today has issued an invitation to tender for the media rights for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2025 final tournament in the following territories:

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye, the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland and Ukraine.

The 14th edition of the tournament will be staged in Switzerland in the summer of 2025. Switzerland, being the host country, is automatically qualified with the 15 remaining contenders being decided through the revamped European Qualifiers

Media rights sales for the final tournament are managed by CAA Eleven, UEFA’s exclusive national team sales agent.

The deadline for bids to be submitted is 12:00 CET on Tuesday 11 July 2023.

Men’s Youth Competitions Manager – UEFA

Main goal:

The Men’s Youth Competitions Manager is responsible for managing UEFA’s men’s youth and amateur competitions and supporting the rest of the Men’s National Team Competitions unit, under the supervision and leadership of the head of unit.

Key responsibilities:

– Main point of contact for all matters related to UEFA’s men’s Under-17, Under-19 and amateur competitions
– Supporting the Head of Men’s National Team Competitions with regard to overall concepts and calendars, and contributing to the competitions’ continuous enhancement within the European and world football framework
– Supporting the Head of Men’s National Team Competitions with project planning and budget management
– Representing the unit both inside and outside the Football division as requested by the head of unit
– Contributing to the competition regulations and manuals, as well as bidding procedures and related documents
– Preparing and performing organisational and administrative tasks related to competition entries, draws, fixture lists and workshops
– Drafting correspondence and reports, and preparing UEFA committee and working group meetings, including the necessary documentation
– Ensuring project delivery by performing the necessary administrative tasks and by liaising with internal and external stakeholders
– Conducting site visits, participating in online briefings/calls and making proposals, in particular for stadiums, training grounds and accommodation
– Leading the match organisation and team services at UEFA men’s Under-17, Under-19 and amateur final tournaments, in close cooperation with appointed colleagues from inside and outside the unit
– Monitoring all UEFA men’s Under-17, Under-19 and amateur qualifying matches and results (including permutations), from the Match Command Centre if necessary, and taking follow-up action with the relevant stakeholders (match operations, disciplinary, etc.)


Experience required:
– from 4 to 6 years’ experience in football competition management
– from 4 to 6 years’ experience in a high-level sports organisation
– from 1 to 3 years in project and people management experience

– Further education is an advantage, ideally in the field of sport

– English / Proficient
– Any other European languages are an advantage

Additional requirements:
– Interest in youth football
– Personal experience as a competitor/player, coach or referee an advantage
– Available to travel
– MS Office / Advanced
– Project Management / Advanced

Senior Manager, Ticketing Operations and Solutions – International Olympic Committee

Oversee and support the effective ticketing Operations and delivery of all Games’ Ticketing Programs in close collaboration with the Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (OCOG)

Main responsibilities

Support the ticketing program’s core systems & solutions

  • Support the OCOG to develop the RFP to define the Ticketing System Provider
  • Support the OCOG during the proposal’s evaluation and in the contractual relationship with the Ticketing System Provider
  • Working with the OCOG to customize reports and other mandatory system integrations, such as payment systems and their operational solutions
  • Working to integrate Stakeholders into the consumer journey and/or in the ticketing and hospitality.
  • Lead the integration between Hospitality, Ticketing, Games Experience and other IOC stakeholders systems

Support future OCOG’s to develop their Ticketing Business Plan

  • Support the OCOG’s development and implementation of ticketing policies, procedures, operating plans and required ticketing sales legal documentation to support the ticketing program.
  • Optimize the development of seating bowl design, to define the prices zones, price categorization and aligned accredited areas
  • Guide the development of the sport by sport business plan, to help OCOG’s to define the ticket prices and the sports that will need more attention in the marketing campaigns.
  • Support the OCOG to plan and achieve targets, based on a solid operational, marketing and sales plan.

Support the OCOG in the preparation of the operational/sales phases

  • Optimize the development and management of venue capacities, starting from the gross capacity to define kills, holds, contingency, among others, until the net capacity/net sellable
  • Leading the IOC/OCOG Seating Bowl Working Group and its optimization of all sellable spaces in venues
  • Ensure the effective allocation and seat assignment of tickets for all Games stakeholders and fans
  • Drive the development and lead the IOC’s final approval of all ticket quotas for all market segments
  • Collaborates with OCOG and internal FAs to successfully integrate the ticketing plan including: GAD, OFS, PRS, OBS, SPT, VEM-VNI, TMS and LGL.
  • In collaboration with internal teams, assist the OCOGs to oversee all stakeholders’ effective participation within the program including the full development of guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Support and participate in the launch of the ticket sales for stakeholder and public sales
  • Ensure that the TKT operations plans are developed and delivered in harmony with Hospitality, Games Experience and other Games planning functional areas.

Games Time and Post Olympic Games’ reconciliation

  • Support the OCOG at Games Time, working close to the teams, understanding and sharing with the IOC the relevant issues that could impact the consumer journey.
  • Monitoring and update possible issues, escalating to the Head of Ticketing and Hospitality issues with potential to impact consumers or the IOC.
  • Support the IOC PMO to collect the needed information to be used as a TOK for future OCOG’s.
  • In close collaboration with LGL and FIN, ensure the reconciliation of all relevant information to assess the performance of the new ticketing model and prepare the future

Our requirements

  • University degree
  • Significant and proven experience in leading international Ticketing programmes .
  • Specific experience in Olympic Ticketing or other relevant operations at the Games an advantage.
  • Languages: fluent English. Knowledge of French or other languages an advantage.
  • Proven experience of international and multicultural environments.
  • Excellent command of corporate tools and compliance with the internal usage rules (SharePoint, Skype for Business, Live Link, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Strong service and results orientation skills
  • Ability to establish a realistic, clear and efficient line of action to reach objectives
  • Ability to produce high-quality results by adopting a pragmatic, efficient approach
  • Ability to find agreement through mutual concessions when faced with diverging interests
  • Ability to examine, understand and summarize complex information, subjects or issues
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines and stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritize and deal with the unexpected
  • Ability to communicate and share information efficiently

Come and join an organisation where the spirit of inclusion, gender equality and diversity is embedded in its DNA and which focuses on what unites us – a passion for sport and its values. Work in a flexible and rewarding environment which offers competitive employee benefits and numerous incentives to live a sustainable, healthy and active life. By joining us, you become part of the Olympic Movement and help to build a better world through sport. You will have the opportunity to work with people of more than 70 nationalities.