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Zurich, CH

Broadcaster Servicing Manager

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To support our Commercial Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a customer service and solution oriented person as a Broadcaster Servicing Manager, 100%

 

Your duties

 

Account Management:

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™
  • Manage dedicated portfolio of main Broadcast Partner and their sub-licensees’ accounts in Australia and New Zealand
  • Implement Broadcast Partner’s rights and enforce obligations
  • Advise and support broadcaster events’ preparation
  • Administer all branding and commercial requests
  • Coordinate relationship with other FIFA departments
     

Project Management:

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ projects
  • Main point of contact and close collaboration with Australian and New Zealand counterparts on Filming Permit project and communication to Broadcast Partner
  • Main point of contact and close collaboration with Australian and New Zealand counterparts on Visa Entry procedure and communication to Broadcast Partners
  • Main point of contact and close collaboration with Australian and New Zealand counterparts on Customs Import & Export procedure and communication to Broadcast Partner
  • Close collaboration with FIFA Sustainability department and Australian and New Zealand counterparts to organise a Sustainability workshop and keep the information flow towards Broadcast Partners
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible to organise the Public Viewing project – worldwide requests and approvals
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible to deliver Broadcast Partner Ticket project – requests, order, payment control
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible to organise  FIFA Trophy Tour for FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™
     

Act as a liaison for the Broadcasting Department with the responsible leads to strategize, implement and assist with projects such as:

  • Sustainability for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
  • FIFA Trophy Tour for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
  • Ticketing for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
  • Media Rights Management Tool
  • Support the project responsible in managing Social Media policies and guidelines

 

Event Management:

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ related tasks
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible to organise Broadcaster Information Meeting (BIM) in Australia/New Zealand & Broadcaster Venue Tour
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible to organise Final Draw in Australia/New Zealand
  • Support event responsible as co-responsible with dedicated projects to deliver the final event
     

Support with preparation and delivery of:

  • African Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
  • World Broadcaster Meeting II in Doha and FIFA World Cup Final Draw in Doha (April 2022)
  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
  • Involvement as event and/or venue responsible for other events
  • FIFA World Cup 2026™ in Canada, Mexico and the United State

 

Other Tasks:

  • Support the project responsible in developing digital broadcast strategies
  • Develop and share expertise gained by managing own projects with servicing team and beyond
  • Contribution to develop and maintain a “market leading” service delivery organisation over time
  • Bring added value to the TV organisation and more broadly Commercial division by contributing, with innovative ideas, to further enhance FIFA’s broadcast servicing approach
  • Contribution to develop new systems and procedures to manage FIFA media rights

 

Our requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Sport Management or similar education
  • Advanced studies in Sports Management (ie FIFA Master) are an asset
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing or Media Management with sport organisations
  • Work experience in the Asia/Oceania region, especially in the television broadcast industry with established network portfolio of sports, broadcast and media industry professionals in Australia and/or New Zealand
  • Exceptional knowledge of digital and social media platforms and streaming technologies
  • High level of commercial awareness, including international business and sports marketing trends, particularly Australian and/or New Zealand sports and media markets
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office and other internal IT tools
  • Fluent English, knowledge of any other FIFA language (Spanish, French, German) an asset
  • Critical thinking, problem solver and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to support the business from Asia/Oceania time zone
  • Willingness to travel

 

 

FIFA is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin color, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, background, physical or mental disability, or on any other grounds.

 

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).
 

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

 

Only direct applications via our applicant tracking system will be considered (no agencies or applications via email/post please).