Commercial Insights Manager – The Premier League

About the job

Application Deadline: 13 October 2022


Department: Commerical


Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time


Location: London, UK


Description


The Premier League’s Commercial team is looking for a Commercial Insights Manager to provide clear and actionable insight that supports the Premier League’s strategic goals and informs decision-making across the organisation.


The Premier League is moving into an exciting strategic phase, and decisions and processes depend on the quality of insight we can drive. The Commercial Insights Manager will play an important role in helping to shape the next stage of growth.


The right candidate will have a track record of excellent research and analytical skills and proficiency in interpreting data and producing impactful reports to educate and inspire.


The role


Working alongside the Head of Commercial Insights, the Commercial Insights Manager will help deliver a best-in-class research and insight programme covering fans, strategy, broadcast, digital, marketing, reputation, and commercial partnership campaigns.


This insight will be used to advise all areas of the organisation. From informing various fan-facing decisions, international fan engagement, broadcast rights negotiations and supporting commercial sales, to contributing to the Premier League’s position on a wide range of public policy issues, the right candidate will work across a diverse set of projects and have excellent exposure to all areas of the business.


Key Responsibilities Include

  • Manage, maintain, and help facilitate the development of the Premier League’s research and insight programme.
  • Advise on programme developments, and commission and manage the delivery of new research projects as required.
  • Develop management processes and resources that inform and educate key stakeholders by presenting relevant facts, figures and insight from all areas of the Premier League’s research programme.
  • Advise on outcomes supported by the programme, such as fan engagement strategies, enhancing relationships with the Premier League’s partners and Premier League campaign development.
  • Provide a wide range of research and insight to support the Commercial team, from working with appointed agencies to gather market intelligence to conducting bespoke studies and exploring new areas of commercial growth.
  • Work with colleagues across the Broadcast, Business Intelligence and Strategy teams to pull together holistic insights.


Requirements For The Role

  • Strong academic background with several years’ experience in a research role.
  • Confident researcher with experience in designing and executing quantitative and qualitative research elements.
  • Excellent project manager with a track record of delivering research projects independently from start to finish.
  • Brilliant collaborator, able to get the most out of a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders at all levels to deliver high-quality work.
  • Strong analytical skillset and ability to manage and systematically assess research data and identify interesting trends and patterns.
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience of communicating with senior stakeholders.
  • Microsoft Office skills (high proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint).


Nice-to-haves for the role

  • Experience in sport or a related industry.
  • Some understanding of data visualisation tools, in particular Qlik Sense.
  • Any understanding of statistical software platforms to analyse data.


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


The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.Our commitment to safeguarding includes implementing robust safer recruitment procedures to assess the suitability of individuals applying for roles that involve work with children and adults who are or may be at risk of harm.

Campaign Activation Coordinator – UEFA

Job information:

Division / Unit: Marketing / Marketing Activities
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: 01.10.2022
Location: Nyon

Main goal:

UEFA is looking for a Campaign Activation Coordinator to join the Customer Relationship Management team and help coordinate direct-to-consumer activation across all of UEFA’s competitions and digital products. We are looking for an organised and performance-oriented candidate who can plan and coordinate the different channels.

The candidate will own the strategic and operational side of email and app notifications. The ultimate objectives of the role are to guarantee that our communications reach the right audiences and develop our fan base both quantitatively and qualitatively.

The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about digital marketing, self-motivated, proactive and a team player. This role is a great opportunity to gain a deeper, real-world understanding of digital marketing and audience management through both organic and paid activations in order to become an expert quickly.



Key responsibilities:

Account management:
– Update and keep track of the different campaign planners
– Anticipate UEFA’s moments of truth and prepare each department accordingly
– Coordinate campaign launches, making sure all products receive the specific content and tracking needed while also ensuring that each campaign contributes to a single overall objective
– Plan email and app notifications and collate the content needed from the editorial team
– Be the main point of contact for the marketing automation agency and guarantee perfect execution and regular optimisation
– Report on audience activation and engagement


Profile:

Experience required:
– from 1 to 3 years’ experience in marketing and project coordination, ideally in digital

Education:
– Bachelor’s or equivalent qualification, preferably in project management or digital marketing

Languages:
– English / Advanced

Additional requirements:
– MS Excel / Advanced
– MS PowerPoint / Advanced
– Project Management / Advanced
– Strong organisational skills
– Able to build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams
– Able to manage multiple projects with conflicting deadlines
– Proactive, innovative and open-minded
– Comfortable working as an individual contributor within a fast-paced environment
– Willing and able to recommend and test new ideas, measure success, and change direction quickly when necessary

Internal Communications Manager – FA

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, and Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

90 minutes to change our world

The Role

To deliver The FA’s internal Communications strategy, playing a crucial role in connecting all parts of the organisation and ensuring colleagues feel informed and engaged.

This role sits within both the Communication and HR Divisions.

Key Accountabilities

  • To lead, write and deliver The FA’s Internal Communications strategy, with the flexibility for a variety of scenarios during this period of uncertainty and beyond.
  • Deliver integrated internal communications campaigns across all areas of the business e.g. EDI and Mental Health & Wellbeing.
  • To support the delivery of all companywide messaging, working closely with the HR Team, Mark Bullingham and other SMT members to ensure messages are delivered in the right way, at the right time.
  • Provide recommendations on content, messaging and tone of voice for CEO, COO and HRD for internal audiences.
  • Provide copywriting support where required e.g. updates, speeches, addresses and Q&A documents.
  • Provide a holistic view of communications activity to ensure synergy between messaging for external stakeholders and internal staff.
  • Contribute to The FA’s wider engagement strategy and support the delivery of associated events, e.g. Town Halls and all colleague conferences.
  • To produce the weekly internal newsletter, ensuring it remains both informative, engaging and tonally reflective of the current scenario.
  • Maintain all staff communication platforms i.e. Team Talk and Yammer with the latest news and information.
  • Providing signposting and support for employees where required.
  • Provide continued support for the wider Communications team, including external communications and PR expertise where required.
  • Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for

Essential

Experience

  • Experience of working in an internal communication role.

Technical Skills

  • Highly effective communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Understanding of CRM use and best practice.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to collaborate and work across different stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Adaptable and agile in responding to different business priorities.
  • Commercial/business acumen.

Desirable 

Experience

  • Experience of working in a sport environment.
  • Experience of working in a Not For Profit organisation.

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George’s Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

Senior Brand Manager – FA

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, and Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

90 minutes to change our world

The Role

This role is at the heart of The FA’s purpose. It is our responsibility and privilege to ensure grassroots football in England thrives. Following the recent success of our England teams, we have the opportunity to push this even harder and ensure that football is a game that can be played by all.

England Football represents and unites the game at every level, from grassroots to our elite national teams. First introduced in 2021, England Football aims to inspire the footballing nation by creating chances for every man, women and child, whatever their background or ability, to participate in the beautiful game. You will ultimately be responsible for:

  • Day-to-day marketing lead for England Football brand and grassroots football programmes, providing strategic support to the England/England Football Brand Lead and Head of Marketing.
  • Supporting the Grassroots Football Division with marketing support to increase participation across men’s, women’s and disability football, and improve the football experience through digital technology, improved facilities and positive football environment.
  • Lead a team of 3 to undertake deliver brand marketing plans including brand equity campaigns, social media, and grassroots programme/initiative requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the development of strategic marketing plans for England Football, connecting brand, content, and purpose marketing strategies together.
  • Executing priority grassroots marketing campaigns with excellence, working with cross functional project teams and sharing strategy, performance insights, action planning and monitoring progress against key initiatives such as RESPECT, the Matchday app, England Football Accreditation & Volunteering.
  • Oversee the development of England Football social content strategy working with Content Manager and agencies to deliver growth across key brand and content metrics.
  • Lead England Football brand marketing team to plan, manage and deliver key grassroots initiatives in women & girls (Weetabix Wildcats, Squad and in school) and disability grassroots football.
  • Work collaboratively with the Grassroots Football division ensuring the planning and execution of programmes and initiatives are reaching mutual goals for England Football.
  • Be the guardian for England Football brand across all channels, ensuring look, feel and TOV remains consistent to brand guidelines.
  • Manage agency relationships across creative, content and media for all England Football and Grassroots football marketing.
  • Work closely with internal marketing, partnerships and communications teams to ensure all mutual objectives are met.
  • Be responsible for the budget management for England Football brand, content and relevant Grassroots initiatives, managing agency relationship ensuring delivery within budget.
  • Executes additional tasks as required to meet FA Group changing priorities
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for?

Essential:

  • +5 years of brand management experience
  • Excellent proficiency in working with agencies to deliver at pace and scale
  • Track record in executing brand/marketing plans
  • Leading a team with the ability to work independently and prioritising the workload
  • Ability to form strong collaborative relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communicator with varying levels of stakeholders
  • Navigating complex challenges – problem solving, standing alone and dealing with ambiguity.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within grassroots sport either playing, coaching or volunteering.
  • Having worked in sports industry in a marketing capacity.

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George’s Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

Licensing & Retail Coordinator – AUS, FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

If you are interested in a once-in-a-lifetime job in the sports industry, this is your chance. We are looking for someone to lead and strengthen the team in charge of organizing the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™.

To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a Local FIFA Subsidiary (LFS). Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas.

We are currently looking to recruit our

Licensing & Retail Coordinator – AUS

Kick start your career in Licensing. We are looking to recruit a Licensing & Retail Coordinator, someone to support and strengthen the team in charge of organising the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™.

Job responsibilities

The Licensing Coordinator, under the guidance of the Licensing & Retail Manager, will be an integral member of the FIFA Women’s World Cup FIFA’s licensing and retail team and will support the Licensing & Retail Manager to deliver the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Official Retail program.

The role will provide administrative and operational support for licensing and retail functions responsible for any reporting or functional document requirements for the tournament.

The role will support the Licensing & Retail Manager in day-to-day management of the appointed retail partner(s) and official FWWC23 licensees, integral in delivering operational retail excellence for the FWWC 2023. The Licensing Coordinator will manage all internal requests for gifting and promotional product requirements.

Job duties

  • With support from the Licensing & Retail Manager, manage the product development and approval process for all direct-to-consumer product rights granted to the official event retail partner using FIFA’s approvals management system
  • Manage the contract administrative process for all local FWWC23 appointed licensees
  • Key point of administrative contact for the licensing and retail team across all brand compliance licensing related matters for Australia and New Zealand
  • Support the licensing and brand teams on delivery of assets to the key licensing and retail stakeholders including but not limited to FIFA’s appointed licensing agent, local licensees and retail partners
  • Key point of contact for internal product requests, both bespoke functional area product requests and sourcing via appointed licensees
  • Support FIFA Zurich and FIFA Australia New Zealand needs to create presentations and sales materials as required
  • Collaborate with local brand and marketing teams supporting all key initiatives with relevant official licensed product synergies
  • Participate in meetings and perform required market research
  • Manage contractual production sample requirements and overall inventory management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal Commercial Revenues Department and other FIFA departments as required
  • Support the Licensing and Retail team across various administrative tasks including scheduling calls, booking meetings, arranging events and workshops, procurement and invoice requests, travel and other general duties as required
  • Travel may be required

Qualifications & experience

To be successful in this role you will have previous work experience in licensing, retail or account management, with a high attention to detail, strong communication (written and oral), organisational and time management skills. The position requires excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to work independently with demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, the ability to evaluate a situation, respond quickly to changing requirements, execute and escalate accordingly.

Closing date: 18th September 2022

Internal Communications Manager – FA

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, and Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

90 minutes to change our world

The Role

To deliver The FA’s internal Communications strategy, playing a crucial role in connecting all parts of the organisation and ensuring colleagues feel informed and engaged.

This role sits within both the Communication and HR Divisions.

Key Accountabilities

  • To lead, write and deliver The FA’s Internal Communications strategy, with the flexibility for a variety of scenarios during this period of uncertainty and beyond.
  • Deliver integrated internal communications campaigns across all areas of the business e.g. EDI and Mental Health & Wellbeing.
  • To support the delivery of all companywide messaging, working closely with the HR Team, Mark Bullingham and other SMT members to ensure messages are delivered in the right way, at the right time.
  • Provide recommendations on content, messaging and tone of voice for CEO, COO and HRD for internal audiences.
  • Provide copywriting support where required e.g. updates, speeches, addresses and Q&A documents.
  • Provide a holistic view of communications activity to ensure synergy between messaging for external stakeholders and internal staff.
  • Contribute to The FA’s wider engagement strategy and support the delivery of associated events, e.g. Town Halls and all colleague conferences.
  • To produce the weekly internal newsletter, ensuring it remains both informative, engaging and tonally reflective of the current scenario.
  • Maintain all staff communication platforms i.e. Team Talk and Yammer with the latest news and information.
  • Providing signposting and support for employees where required.
  • Provide continued support for the wider Communications team, including external communications and PR expertise where required.
  • Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for

Essential

Experience

  • Experience of working in an internal communication role.

Technical Skills

  • Highly effective communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Understanding of CRM use and best practice.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to collaborate and work across different stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Adaptable and agile in responding to different business priorities.
  • Commercial/business acumen.

Desirable 

Experience

  • Experience of working in a sport environment.
  • Experience of working in a Not For Profit organisation.

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George’s Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

Senior Risk and Performance Manager – Premier League


The Premier League’s Strategy team is looking to appoint a Senior Risk and Performance Manager to proactively manage the business’ principal risks and track the performance of the business’ strategy.

The Senior Risk and Performance Manager will play a central role in shaping how the business engages with risks and strategic opportunities, working closely with senior decision-makers. This is a new role that will sit at the interface of the strategy and the day-to-day running of the organisation, using a deep understanding of the business’ risks to inform decision-making and help the Premier League meet its objectives.

The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and have excellent stakeholder management skills, a strong analytical skillset, and a proven track record in a relevant corporate function (e.g. strategy, finance, commercial).

Our hybrid-working model also allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home, where possible, on some days each week. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.

The Strategy team is also currently recruiting for Strategy Analyst, Strategy Manager and Senior Strategy Manager roles to support the ongoing development and execution of the strategy.

Key Responsibilities

As a high-profile organisation with a global reach, the Premier League is exposed to a wide range of social, economic, political and regulatory forces, in addition to industry-specific challenges. It is vital that we understand the current, emerging and potential future risks facing the business and the challenges and opportunities they create.The Premier League takes a holistic, business-wide approach to risk management, considering risks in the context of our objectives. We have recently created a new strategy and so it is now critical that the business’ approach to risk is refreshed and embedded into day-to-day operations and the execution of the strategy.The Senior Risk and Performance Manager should constructively challenge the business to consider the risks we are engaging with and the level of uncertainty we are comfortable with in pursuit of our objectives. In tandem with understanding the risk profile of the business’ strategy, the role will help establish measures to track performance against our strategic objectives. The combined output of these activities will contribute to the prioritisation of projects, investment decisions and business planning.The Senior Risk and Performance Manager will be a key part of a small, but growing Strategy team, which has responsibility for creating and delivering the Premier League’s long-term strategy, working in close partnership with the rest of the business.

Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Senior Risk and Performance Manager are to:

  • Provide operational ownership of the Premier League’s risk management process, supporting senior colleagues to identify, assess and actively manage key risks
  • Prepare regular updates to the Executive Leadership Team and Board on the management of the business’ principal risks, and deliver annual workshops to review the business’ approach to managing risk, its risk appetite and its risk tolerance
  • Work with colleagues to conduct regular analysis of emerging and possible future risks and opportunities (e.g. using PESTLE, stakeholder analysis, horizon scanning)
  • Track the progress of the strategy against performance metrics

The Senior Risk and Performance Manager will work closely with colleagues in the Strategy team and wider business, and will be supported by specialist external agencies, where relevant.

Requirements

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Strong academic background with significant experience in a relevant role (e.g. corporate strategy, finance, commercial, project management)
  • Strategic thinker with a track record of implementing and managing structured processes
  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment and has excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Proven problem-solving and critical thinking ability, being as comfortable evaluating the bigger picture as working with detailed information
  • Strong analytical skillset, with experience of assessing and interpreting a wide range of information to support decision-making
  • High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience of managing risks and/or tracking the performance of a corporate strategy
  • Understanding of the key issues and trends impacting the Premier League
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. Institute of Risk Management, ACA/CMA/ACCA)
  • Experience in a related industry (e.g. sports, media and entertainment)

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

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.Our commitment to safeguarding includes implementing robust safer recruitment procedures to assess the suitability of individuals applying for roles that involve work with children and adults who are or may be at risk of harm.

Senior Brand Manager (Grassroots) – FA

Our Organisation

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, and Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

90 minutes to change our world

The Role

This role is at the heart of The FA’s purpose. It is our responsibility and privilege to ensure grassroots football in England thrives. Following the recent success of our England teams, we have the opportunity to push this even harder and ensure that football is a game that can be played by all.

England Football represents and unites the game at every level, from grassroots to our elite national teams. First introduced in 2021, England Football aims to inspire the footballing nation by creating chances for every man, women and child, whatever their background or ability, to participate in the beautiful game. You will ultimately be responsible for:

  • Day-to-day marketing lead for England Football brand and grassroots football programmes, providing strategic support to the England/England Football Brand Lead and Head of Marketing.
  • Supporting the Grassroots Football Division with marketing support to increase participation across men’s, women’s and disability football, and improve the football experience through digital technology, improved facilities and positive football environment.
  • Lead a team of 3 to undertake deliver brand marketing plans including brand equity campaigns, social media, and grassroots programme/initiative requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the development of strategic marketing plans for England Football, connecting brand, content, and purpose marketing strategies together.
  • Executing priority grassroots marketing campaigns with excellence, working with cross functional project teams and sharing strategy, performance insights, action planning and monitoring progress against key initiatives such as RESPECT, the Matchday app, England Football Accreditation & Volunteering.
  • Oversee the development of England Football social content strategy working with Content Manager and agencies to deliver growth across key brand and content metrics.
  • Lead England Football brand marketing team to plan, manage and deliver key grassroots initiatives in women & girls (Weetabix Wildcats, Squad and in school) and disability grassroots football.
  • Work collaboratively with the Grassroots Football division ensuring the planning and execution of programmes and initiatives are reaching mutual goals for England Football.
  • Be the guardian for England Football brand across all channels, ensuring look, feel and TOV remains consistent to brand guidelines.
  • Manage agency relationships across creative, content and media for all England Football and Grassroots football marketing.
  • Work closely with internal marketing, partnerships and communications teams to ensure all mutual objectives are met.
  • Be responsible for the budget management for England Football brand, content and relevant Grassroots initiatives, managing agency relationship ensuring delivery within budget.
  • Executes additional tasks as required to meet FA Group changing priorities
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for?

Essential:

  • +5 years of brand management experience
  • Excellent proficiency in working with agencies to deliver at pace and scale
  • Track record in executing brand/marketing plans
  • Leading a team with the ability to work independently and prioritising the workload
  • Ability to form strong collaborative relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communicator with varying levels of stakeholders
  • Navigating complex challenges – problem solving, standing alone and dealing with ambiguity.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within grassroots sport either playing, coaching or volunteering.
  • Having worked in sports industry in a marketing capacity.

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George’s Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

UEFA Social Media Video Producer – InCrowd

The UEFA Social Media Video Producer will perform the dual role of content creation and platform / community management, with a proposed 70:30 split between the two disciplines.

  • 70%: creating and publishing predominantly short-form content on official UEFA club and national competition accounts, with a focus on vertical edits for TikTok and Facebook/Instagram reels, as well as YouTube Shorts. 
  • 30%: platform management and owning the whole content circle: planning, creating, posting, analysing and reporting.
  • This is a permanent role, based in our London office. 

Who are you

  • A social native with a flair for video ideation, creation and distribution, you will work with the TikTok Producer and wider social team to plan, create and publish bespoke content across multiple platforms and formats.
  • You will marry the two areas of content creation and platform management by displaying a talent for repurposing great football content cleverly and specifically, and having an innate understanding of how to use platform features to achieve optimum results.
  • You will feed into an integrated publishing calendar to ensure channels are consistently populated with best in class, innovative content that builds the client’s brand and global reputation at all times. 
  • You have the capability to fulfil the client’s responsibilities to sponsors and key stakeholders via posting of branded video content.
  • You will contribute to the continuous improvement of content performance through social insights & best practices, and act on them accordingly.

What you need to have

  • Experience in creating compelling social video content and social stories, particularly in a vertical format and within a live environment
  • Demonstrable capability in video production software and digital tools such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Creative Suite and Photoshop 
  • A background in social media platform and community management, including TikTok, with experience in planning and analytics
  • An understanding of deliverables across multiple platforms and aspect ratios, and how a consumer will experience the video on those specific platforms
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to thrive both individually and within a team environment 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, particularly when under pressure
  • Examples of particularly creative / engaging social media posts
  • Deep knowledge of (and passion for) football and in particular European football
  • Awareness / understanding of all major social platforms’ analytics tools 

About InCrowd

InCrowd is a fan marketing company. Using technology and data, we help our clients gain a deeper understanding of their fans, going well beyond who they are and delving deeper into their behavioural habits and fan characteristics. This approach allows our partners to deliver relevant and timely content and marketing messages to fans, vastly enhancing the fan experience whilst achieving commercial objectives. We work with multiple globally recognised sports organisations and clubs including:

UEFA

Premier League & Championship football clubs

Formula 1

Sky Sports

English Cricket Board

International Cricket Council

Premiership Rugby

The Rugby Football League

Premiership Rugby

United Rugby Championship

What we offer

  • A friendly but challenging working environment
  • A great work-life balance. We have moved to the new normal where we offer the option to work from home or other quiet environments, but combined with the opportunity to come together for collaboration, team building and social events
  • We are a group of highly skilled individuals with a healthy, friendly, creative and relaxed environment. There are often sporting and team events you can join if you wish and we like to nurture and support each other – research groups, training and conference budgets are part of our culture.

How to apply

Our recruitment process will focus primarily on your values and energy for the role. Send us your CV and something that shows us why you’re perfect for the role. This can be anything; an email, a video or perhaps a case study of previous work….. Don’t just hit the LinkedIn apply now button – we want to find out more about you. Email everything to jobs@incrowdsports.com and we’ll be in touch. 

Provision of temporary sound systems for UEFA Euro 2024

From 14 June to 14 July 2024 the final tournament of the UEFA European Football Championship in 2024 (“UEFA EURO 2024TM”) will be held in Germany. In ten (10) German host cities fifty-one (51) matches will be played.

UEFA, together with any of its subsidiaries (in particular, including EURO 2024 GmbH), wishes to select one or several company(ies) for the provision of Temporary Sound Systems and Sound System Upgrades for UEFA EURO 2024TM (“the Services), including but not limited to the following key elements:

  • Temporary Front of House positions;
  • Operation of all equipment and systems linked to this position during the matches;
  • Partial upgrade of the existing sound system in the venues; and/or
  • Full upgrade of the existing sound system in the venues.For such purposes, UEFA intends to organise a tendering process (“Tender”).2. The Selection ProcessThe process for the selection of company(ies) for the provision of the Services, as currently planned, is divided into two-phases:
    • Phase 1 – Request for Information (“RFI”): the initial, pre-Tender phase during which UEFA collects information regarding the candidate(s) based on which it evaluates eligibility of such candidate(s) to participate in Phase 2;
    • Phase 2 – The Tender: the Request for Proposals (“RFP”) which will set forth all applicable terms and conditions for the Tender and a detailed overview of the requested Serviced will be sent out to the selected candidate(s) following the RFI (and/or to any other entities invited by UEFA), during which UEFA will evaluate proposals and subsequently select and appoint a qualified company(ies) for the provision of the Services.To give each candidate(s) an overview of the timing and further proceedings, UEFA has put into place the following Tender process plan