Partnerships Manager – EFL

The English Football League (EFL) is the largest single body of professional clubs in European football and is responsible for administering and regulating the Sky Bet EFL, Sky Bet Play-Offs, Carabao Cup and Papa John’s Trophy competitions.

Formed in 1888, the EFL is the world’s original and oldest league football competition. It has 72 member clubs, each of which embodies the unique heritage, pride and passion of the communities they represent.

The impact of EFL clubs goes far beyond and is more important than football and 90 minutes on a match day. EFL clubs actively engage, 365 days a year with the communities that surround and support them.

Job Purpose

To manage and develop existing partner relationships for the EFL, including proactively driving agreements through a strong understanding of individual partners’ markets and business objectives, maximising the value of association with the EFL and its member clubs.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to ‘own’, manage and develop the EFL’s relationships with a number of key commercial partners. The role will include delivering on the following responsibilities to a high standard:

Commercial Partner Rights Delivery

  • Effectively manage, organise and administer the delivery of all contractual rights for designated Official Partners, Official Licensees and/or Official Supporters as required
  • Actively support other EFL departments in fully integrating partners as required
  • Work collaboratively with all EFL Clubs to deliver designated partner rights as required
  • Budget responsibility for designated partnership delivery REPORTING
  • Agree clear and realistic objectives, KPIs and reporting requirements with designated partners
  • Prepare high standard partner reports to report on the above

Internal and External Relationship Management

  • Ensure EFL colleagues and departments understand relevant matters related to designated partner accounts on an ongoing basis, including support required from each department
  • Develop knowledge of the wider EFL business
  • Facilitate relationships and communication between the EFL and designated partner businesses at all levels
  • Proactively drive partnership agreements through building a strong understanding of individual partners’ markets and business objectives

Person Specification Essential

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills and Attributes that are essential to the role.

Knowledge & Understanding

  • Excellent understanding of sponsorship rights agreements
  • Consumer, brand and sponsorship trends in the UK and international marketplace
  • The range of partnership rights, assets and initiatives offered by the EFL and other sports and entertainment rights holders
  • The sports and/or entertainment industry as a brand marketing platform (direct
  • experience working in the sports industry is advantageous but not essential)

Person Specification Desirable & Advantageous

  • The following Knowledge, Skills and Attributes, although not essential, would be advantageous.
  • An understanding of the EFL and its 72 member clubs
  • A love of sport (especially football)
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office tools (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Experience in a similar role in a sports or entertainment rights-owner, agency or brand
  • University degree in Business or related subject

Timeline

  • Closing date – Thu 21st July
  • Interviews – w/c 25th July and w/c 1st August

Social Media Lead, Tennis – LiveWire Sport

LiveWire Sport is a multi award-winning content agency based in London. Our clients include Premier League, Wimbledon, World Rugby, The England & Wales Cricket Board, ATP Media, Eurosport, International Paralympic Committee and Team GB among many others. 

In February 2022, we joined forces with data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles to rewire sports, taking the company’s headcount across five international offices to 450+. 

Our content services include strategy, consultancy, creative and video production, digital marketing campaigns, and full management and commercialisation of digital and social media platforms.

Although the company has grown considerably in recent years, we still retain our original start-up values from 2011 when we were founded. Fun, creative freedom and regular deadlines contribute to a busy, vibrant and sociable co-working office environment.

WHAT’S MISSING

We are looking for a Social Media Lead to help us deliver the sport of tennis in new, exciting and innovative ways across social media.

With an illustrious list of tennis clients, we need a creative thinker to oversee a range of content deliverables both during and outside of live events.

The ideal candidate will have a dual passion for tennis and social media, with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of platforms and emerging digital trends.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The roles and responsibilities of the Tennis Social Media lead include the following:

– Ideate and execute real-time and planned social media output across social media platforms

– Bring creative and original thinking to our tennis content services, ideating and developing content to cut-through busy new feeds

– Work with our Creative Studio to brief, direct and manage a diverse range of social-first content projects, from graphic design to video edits

– Cultivate and engage global tennis audiences through industry-leading community management

– Publish to social media channels, as required

– Produce short-form and longer social-first video edits

– Stay on the pulse of sports news, popular culture and current trends, and their relevance to tennis

WHAT YOU NEED

– At least three years’ experience working in a social media content role, ideally for an agency, sports rightsholder or media organisation

– First-class editorial judgement

– A proven track record of creative and innovative thinking

– Knowledge and experience of multiple social media platform, including TikTok

– Obsessive knowledge of tennis

– Understanding and awareness of social media analytics, especially in helping to guide content strategy

– Ability to lead and set an example for others

– Excellent written and verbal English skills

– Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure

– Must be able to work weekends, as well as evenings, and be flexible about working patterns

– Experience of using Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro, particularly around optimising content for social platforms

WHAT WE OFFER

– A competitive salary (based on experience) 

– Attractive and flexible benefits package including: 50% off monthly mobile phone bills, 22 days of leave a year, monthly wellbeing contribution and more

– Scope to work at live sporting events depending on client campaigns, briefs and activations

Please email your CV, examples of your work and your salary expectations to recruitment@twocircles.com. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Global Brand Partnerships Director – Footballco

Footballco is a global, football focused, digital platform – supercharged by new PE capital from TPG – with an ambition to own the non-live football landscape worldwide and become the digital destination for all football fans across the globe. TPG Capital is focused on leveraged buyouts and growth capital, it manages investment funds in venture capital, public equity, growth capital and debt investments and includes Spotify, CAA, VICE and Air BnB as portfolio investments.

Combining some of the leading minds in football, an award winning creative and production function, as well as digital platforms that are loved by 400m fans globally, Footballco aims to own the digital fan ecosystem across the world’s biggest sport.

With 300 permanent employees across the world, Footballco is a diverse, disruptive, brave, dynamic, agile and fun organisation. With the football fan always front of mind, leveraging a world class tech platform and our track record of being first to market.

An expanding ecosystem of iconic global media brands in football, Footballco already consists of Goal.com, Voetbalzone, Spox, FC player, NXGN & Calciomercato, with further brands and entities being built and acquired moving into 2022. Our ecosystem and data driven approach enables us to serve all types of football fans with content, when they want, where they want and importantly, how they want…..all across the globe, 24/7.

From final whistle to KO, we well on our way to owning the digital football space…and you can be part of it

What’s your new role about?

Summary:

The Global Brand Partnership team at Footballco is responsible for leading the brand direct business and does this by targeting both established and emerging companies in football, building long term relationships with key global brand marketing and media decision makers at these companies and ultimately unlocking new revenue for the company via branded content and media partnerships.

The Global Brand Partnerships Director will be a high-performance commercial executive with a proven track-record of initiating and closing commercial partnerships and be an integral member of the Global Brand Partnerships team.

Working closely with the VP of Global Brand Partnerships, and the wider global sales team, the Global Brand Partnerships Director will be responsible for building executive level relationships with companies that seek to align their brand with the global game, lead on the development of tailored creative solutions for these clients and brokering deals in relation to these, which drive new revenue.

You will be provided with a clear client remit and an annual sales target, which you will be accountable for individually, whilst contributing and playing a role in delivering against the wider objectives & commercial targets of the Global team. This person will also ensure best business practices are adopted and top-class service levels provided, whilst being able to convey and be a key advocate for Footballco’s longer term company vision externally.

We want to work with you to help you to exceed your potential, both in terms of creative output and revenue delivery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Proactively engage with global brands with a view to selling media and branded content propositions for Footballco.
  • Work to deliver Footballco’s global sales target – working towards both an individual and team target.
  • Develop an ongoing pipeline of new media/marketing solution based revenue opportunities for Footballco.
  • Collaborate with global sales team peers and the VP of Global Brand Partnerships to identify new global revenue opportunities and potential clients for Footballco.
  • Cultivate relationships with C-suite and VP level marketers globally and fully understand the brand decision making eco-system including key decision makers at brand, media agency and creative agency.
  • Be able to clearly articulate Footballco’s position within the market and to work with clients through consultative selling to understand how the Footballco proposition can best solve their business challenges and objectives.
  • Work with relevant internal teams, including strategy, creative and editorial to create the optimal sales solutions for brand clients.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through ongoing communication and relationship management with clients; resolve any issues that may arise post-sale.
  • Act as the market expert and ambassador for Footballco globally with specific clients or global brand categories in mind – working closely with regional market leaders for Footballco to relay relevant insight.
  • Where relevant, attend industry events to educate global marketers and evangelise Footballco’s as the definitive buying point to reach football fans.
  • Work with the leadership team to set revenue KPI’s and communicate accurately on forecasts, pipeline status, and activities related to your targets, categories and areas of focus.

Experience Requirements:

  • Successful track record in a senior global media sales or sport sponsorship role – preferably with experience in football.
  • Sports, media or entertainment background.
  • Knowledge of sports, tech, media and branded content marketing landscape.
  • Strong network of relevant global brand/agency contacts.
  • Previously sold into an extensive network of direct clients and agencies.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to personally drive revenues and create demand from major brands and their agencies.
  • Articulate and finesse Footballco’s value proposition so that it resonates with global marketers.
  • An exceptional communicator (written and verbal).
  • Able to act as the lead on key agency and client accounts, cultivating relationships with C-suite and VP level marketers.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the support teams within the organisation in order to maximise the potential of the centralised resources available.
  • Highly numerate, organised and an ability to clearly extract a client brief.
  • Be curious to explore beyond traditional media agencies and brand direct conversations, and speak to sport marketing agencies, PR agencies, and creative agencies where appropriate.
  • Have a strong grasp of industry related metrics and foresight to predict future trends to ensure we are ahead of the competition.
  • Take responsibility to feed into package and brand positioning for Footballco products.

Programme Manager – Formula 1

At Formula 1 our vision is to unleash the greatest racing spectacle on the planet. Our key to success is an organisation that values passion, integrity and respect. To help deliver against this global vision we are seeking a Programme Manager to sit within the Programme Management Office, based at our Media and Technology Centre in Biggin Hill.

If you are a Programme Manager with experience defining and delivering strategic programmes and projects, this opportunity should excite you. 

The role:

  • Responsible for the management of the assigned programme(s) and project(s) in line with the F1 Project Management Process Framework
  • Manage the resources (Internal and external) assigned to the programme – Define Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Own and proactively manage the budgets and business cases
  • Identify and Manage all key stakeholders during the lifecycle of the programme
  • Manage Risks and Issues (identification / prioritization / mitigation and escalation) in line with the requirements of the Programme Management Office

For the full job description, please refer to Addition Information.

About You

With your proven extensive experience managing large scale/complex industrial or software projects and programmes, you will thrive in a fast past environment like F1.

You have:

  • Project/Programme Management Methodology (AGILE, PRINCE 2, PMP, RMP, APM, MSP or other)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage financial reporting
  • Proficient in using MS Project, Jira , Primavera, or other planning tools
  • Knowledge of APQP, EVMS is a plus
  • Strong Planning and project / programme control skills

As a united team we achieve great things together. Are you ready to unleash your potential at F1?

Head of New Business and Marketing (Sport) – Fifty Digital

Fifty Digital is a multi-award winning creative and social media agency specialising in sponsorship and sport.

Partnering with a wide range of sports brands, governing bodies, teams and rights holders, we build emotional connections through storytelling in sponsorship and sport. We are defined by having a highly interactive, open way of working – we have a fast-moving, fast-working, and collaborative culture.

Our partner roster includes; FIFA World Cup 2022, Ferrari Formula One Team, The Football Association, The NBA, Heineken Champions Cup, The British & Irish Lions, Shell, The NFL, W Series, Qatar Airways, England Football, Volleyball World, LiveScore and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few. 

We are looking for a Head of New Business and Marketing professional with experience in global agency marketing, reputation building, driving pitches and generating new business.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, create, own and deliver the strategy for new business
  • Provide strategic oversight and ownership of the end to end agency pitch processes, continuing to raise standards and consistency 
  • Passionate about the building the Fifty Digital brand, adding value at every stage of the pitch process and celebrating the great work and wins we deliver.
  • Providing thought leadership on client, business and sector challenges and opportunities
  • Increasing external awareness of the agency brand internally and externally through partners, press, media, client community, intermediaries
  • Establishing the fee for pitches with the finance team and Leadership Team
  • Achieve the ambitious growth targets
  • Identifying event opportunities to target prospective clients
  • Works closely with the Operations Lead to proactively manage new business team resource
  • Partners with the Agency Leadership Team to develop potential client relationships built on trust, open dialogue and mutual respect
  • Line management of Senior Business Development Manager and Business Development Coordinator

About you:

  • Extensive experience working in an agency environment or similar
  • Ability to inspire and motivate teams through positivity and an unrivalled depth of knowledge of the potential client’s business
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and written form, professionally and in a transparent manner
  • Entrepreneurial approach, identifies new opportunities and areas of commercial growth for the agency and its clients
  • Champions the agencies capabilities and connects these with our potential clients’ needs
  • Thrives working in a collaborative and fast paced environment
  • Appetite for continuous improvement and learning
  • Extensive track record of pitching for and winning new business
  • Advanced knowledge of social media platforms, methodologies, measurement and techniques
  • Solid understanding of all Sports and the Business of Sport
  • Keen interest in emerging trends and technologies
  • Potential existing client contact base a plus
  • You will embody our Fifty Digital values: Teamship, Passion, Curiosity, Bravery and Openness

Benefits:

  • Hybrid working with flexible hours
  • 23 days holiday
  • Birthday off
  • 2 Wellness Days per year
  • Agency Christmas close down
  • End of quarter events (funded by Fifty)
  • Monthly socials
  • Paid 4 week sabbatical after 5 years’ service
  • Private health insurance (after probation)
  • Training and development budget
  • Discretionary company bonus

Partnerships manager – Premier League

The Premier League’s Partnerships team is responsible for relationship management, contractual delivery and activation across all Premier League Partners and Licensees, including Barclays, Budweiser, Castrol, EA Sports, Hublot, Nike, Oracle, Panini, and Avery Dennison.

The role of the Partnerships Manager is to lead delivery of Partner rights across a select group of Premier League Partners and Licensees.Our hybrid-working model also allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home on some days each week. Where possible, you will attend the office or site visits in line with our company policy. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.

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Key Responsibilities

The Partnerships Manager will lead delivery of Partner rights across a select group of Premier League Partners and Licensees including (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with selected Premier League Partners and Licensees
  • Manage the delivery of contractual rights with selected Premier League Partners and Licensees
  • Drive value for commercial partner by supporting activation programmes and ensuring alignment to the Premier League’s own strategic priorities
  • Liaise with Premier League Clubs regarding their rights and obligations in relation to central Partners and Licensees
  • Manage the approval and delivery of Partner campaigns, including support across Premier League digital platforms
  • Set and measure clear objectives and key performance indicators for selected Partners, Licensees, and projects
  • Managing internal and external resource requirements, including external activation agency and consultant relationships
  • Manage the budget requirements and support annual budget projections for selected Partners and Licensees
  • Support in the delivery of partnership renewals with key Partners and Licensees
  • Optimising the Partnerships Team’s systems, processes, and databases to deliver the best possible service for Partners and Licensees
  • Working closely with the Senior Partnerships Strategy Manager to maximise activation opportunities and the value of the Premier League to all Partners and Licensees

Requirements For The Role

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management
  • Proven experience in leading sponsorship activation plans and campaigns
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Relevant experience of account management with operational focus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise effectively and work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail, proactive and methodical approach to tasks
  • A can-do attitude, inspires others through own positive attitudes, energy, and passion

Nice-to-haves for the role

  • Good understanding of football and an appreciation of the Premier League’s structure and context in the industry
  • A passion for sport / sports entertainment
  • Experience working in a similar organisation or environment

Benefits

Our competitive range of benefits includes:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Health screenings
  • Mental health support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts with commercial partners
  • Access to match day tickets

Head of Physical Performance – Manchester City

Manchester City Football Club’s Performance Services aim to create engaging performance environments that maximise team and individual potential. This post will contribute to MCWFC success by leading a team to provide evidence informed Sport Science & Strength & Conditioning support to pioneer performances of high skill and high intensity to compete for major trophies.

The role will provide team leadership, line management, quality assurance, and mentoring for a team of Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning, & Nutrition practitioners to work collaboratively with coaches, players, and the performance team to provide world class physical performance support in achieving the club’s mission.

Role specific accountabilities:

1-Lead & manage the planning, delivery and review of sport science/strength & conditioning and nutrition provision to MCWFC in line with the MCWFC Performance Services Strategy.

2-Lead & line manage the MCWFC Physical Performance Team (Sport Science, S&C & Nutrition) to ensure club-wide alignment to the Performance Services Strategy.

3-Work with the Head of Performance Services to develop and implement a Physical Performance & Nutrition strategy that aligns to achieving the MCWFC Performance Services Strategic Objectives.

4-Develop and oversee the development and delivery of monitoring systems that provide actionable insights to inform decision making across the multidisciplinary performance team.

5-Lead the ongoing development & delivery of a system of physical profiling aligned to the Physical Performance Strategy and that informs ‘What it Takes to Win’, Individual Development plans (IDP), and rehab/return to play programmes.

6-Work with coaches and your team of practitioners to ensure physical outcomes are achieved alongside technical/tactical/psychosocial outcomes through collaborative training programme design.

7-Work in collaboration with key members of the MDT to develop joined up approach to injured player management and rehab/return to play systems and processes.

8-Work with the Head of Performance Services to develop and implement a programme of needs-led learning opportunities for Physical Performance staff.

9-Lead the development and implementation of a Physical Performance student placement programme to identify and develop talented young practitioners/students.

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience: 

Essential:

  • BSc in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning or related area.
  • A recognised postgraduate qualification (ie MSc) in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning or related area
  • UKSCA Accreditation or equivalent
  • Extensive experience working in an elite sporting environment.
  • Extensive experience of working effectively within a high-performing interdisciplinary team.
  • Significant experience in a ‘lead’ role with responsibility for delivering physical change that impacts performance
  • Significant experience in line management/mentoring of other practitioners
  • An advanced ability to develop excellent relationships with key stakeholders (Players, Coaches, wider MDT) that enable challenge, support, and ability to positively influence the wider programme.
  • An ability to reflect on current working practice & adapt as required.
  • An advanced ability to utilise performance related data to inform practice

Desirable:

  • Experience working in elite professional football.
  • Previous experience working with elite female athletes/in Women’s sport.
  • Previous coaching/mentoring training.
  • BASES accreditation
  • Experienced delivering/contributing successful physical change in complex injury rehabilitation/return to play programmes
  • High level understanding of Performance Nutrition concepts applied to achieve physical change & performance

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. 

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact Careers@CityFootball.com

Group Financial Controller – The Jockey Club

One Team: Group Financial Controller (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

Based at: High Holborn, London

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

The Jockey Club is looking to recruit an experienced Group Financial Controller to manage the group’s internal and external reporting processes, promote a best practice financial control and compliance culture, manage the Group’s shared finance centre and to provide analysis and insight for various group functions.

Role summary

The Jockey Club operates 15 racecourses nationwide including Cheltenham, Aintree, Epsom Downs, training grounds, The National Stud and Racing Welfare. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years PQ experience, strong technical and analytical skills, and excellent communication skills with the ability to distil complex financial information to a wide range of stakeholders.

Key responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Central control, consolidation and management of all aspects of Group reporting, including monthly management accounts process, annual Statutory accounts preparation, cash and net debt reporting tracking headroom against the JCR banking covenants, for reporting to Exec management and main Board. Preparation of management accounts of forecasts for head office functions.
  • Lead the Shared Finance function (Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Treasury teams) in their development, implementing process improvement as identified and required and continuing its journey as a development ground for future finance talent across the Group. Build a culture of empowerment within that team. 
  • Head of Finance for Jockey Club Services, our outsourcing business. Responsible for pricing, contract reviews, client relationship, reporting.
  • Act as primary interface and co-ordination with the Group’s external auditors and tax advisers, to agree audit scope and procedures as well as timetable and ensure all audit deliverables including tax packs, are available in a timely manner.
  • Ownership of group chart of accounts and finance systems. Maintain strong financial controls across the group to preserve integrity of financial reporting and avoid unnecessary one off adjustments. Drive balance sheet reconciliations process and regular review of working capital movements as a priority.
  • Full ownership of the HMRC relationship for the Group. Main interface with HMRC for submission of all Group tax returns and management of VAT quarterly return processes, including MTD.
  • Responsibility for compliance with areas regulations such as CCO, SAO, off-payroll labour (IR35).
  • Working with the CFO to identify and evaluate alternative forms of structured finance for the business and optimizing the use of the Group’s assets. Transaction lead on future refinancing.
  • Actively participate and make a strong contribution to the Finance Leadership Team meetings and discussions on finance values, priorities and their implementation, as well as influencing Regional Finance Directors as appropriate.
  • Maintain and develop on-going processes of sharing and spreading best practice, with the rest of the Finance Leadership team, in all aspects of financial and management reporting.
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the CFO, Regional Finance Directors and Heads of Finance at Jockey Club Estates and the National Stud, as well as day-to-day various external stakeholders (Banks, HMRC, HBLB, JV partners, auditors).

We are looking for applications from candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • A professional Finance qualification, ACA or ACCA certified
  • Advanced knowledge and operation of Excel functionality
  • Proven experience of working in a PQE role within a Group/matrix environment
  • Up-to-date technical skills and strong analytical capability
  • A proven track record as a self-starter, working with a wide range of stakeholders across the business, right up to CEO and Board level. The ability to set own agenda and work independently, balancing sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Strong leadership and management skills and a track record of developing both functional and management skills within a team.

Due to the requirement to travel to racecourses around the Group, the successful candidate will need to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.

The closing date for applications is 20th June 2022. We reserve the right to bring this date forward should we receive a large volume of applications.

Senior Creative Producer – Formula 1

At F1, we are continually driving further to deliver the same end goal; To unleash the greatest racing spectacle on the planet.

So that we can reach these elite-level standards set, Formula 1 are seeking a Senior Creative Producer to support the Executive Producer and Head of Creative Media in the planning, creation and development of Formula 1’s video output. 

Reporting to the Head of Creative Media, the Senior Creative Producer will take a leading role in the creative direction of F1’s in-house video content with particular emphasis on project management. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To support the Executive Producer and Head of Creative Media in the planning, creation and development of Formula 1’s video output, with particular emphasis on high-end promotional content, broadcast features, internal corporate videos and long-form programming.
  • To manage the entire production process on multiple projects, leading the team in raising stories, scheduling and planning shoots, coordinating editors and researchers, liaising with internal and external clients and ensuring projects are completed to deadline.
  • Ensure that projects are fully compliant with F1’s internal policies and procedures.
  • To supervise work being undertaken by Editors and junior Producers, providing guidance and creative vision, delegating tasks and monitoring performance.
  • To oversee the final content production, ensuring that all the appropriate elements are technically sound and factually accurate.
  • To occasionally travel to race events or other film shoots to organise and produce video content on the field, if required.

About You

  • Strong track record of producing TV/video content
  • Team leadership experience in a production environment
  • Non-linear editing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of current production equipment/software, both on the field and in the edit suite
  • Excellent understanding of Formula 1 Motorsport.
  • Flexible – the role may require weekend, evening or night work, depending on deadlines and the time zone of each race event
  • Highly motivated and ambitious, keen to embrace new challenges

As a united team we achieve great things together. Are you ready to unleash your potential at F1?

Head of Content – Norwich City FC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative, driven and motivated candidate to join the Communications Team at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Head of Content. The role will be responsible for the strategic delivery of the Club’s overall content creation and delivery across all channels. This includes overseeing and managing the Club’s editorial and video production teams whilst playing a key role in supporting other departments, and the delivery of their objectives.

This is a fantastic role for someone who is an expert in the use of social media and other alternative content distribution platforms, with the ability to analyse requirements and present practical solutions.

Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic overview of the Club’s content, including but not limited to the management of scheduling, production, editing and posting.
  • Lead, create and execute new content campaigns, as well as enhancing existing content to broaden the offering for fans on all digital platforms.
  • Work collaboratively across the Club to manage the delivery of both football and non-football related content.
  • Work closely with the Commercial/Marketing Team to develop new and innovative revenue opportunities.
  • Management of the Content Team, including professional development and enhancing skillset of the video producers and journalists, identifying areas of development in order to drive execution and foster innovation.
  • To drive new and exciting editorial and video content produced by Content Team
  • Development of a social media strategy to ensure growth on social media and content distribution platforms, aiming for maximum conversion of users through the main Club sites.
  • Work closely with the Head of Communications on delivery of all media output against objectives and support strategies to consistently improve.
  • Production of visual and editorial content as and when required.
  • To ensure a forward-thinking approach that identifies new opportunities, ideas and trends.
  • Part of the Senior Leadership Team, to strategically influence content for the wider business requirements, including but not limited to Club, Academy, First Team, CSF and external eg. Club partner events.

The ideal candidate will have an outstanding working knowledge of content management systems and current multimedia distribution techniques. They will also have demonstrable experience in high-volume content production, and expertise in video production and editorial content.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Head of Content!

Closing date: Monday 27 June 2022

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.