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Zurich, CH

Business Analyst / Executive Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer

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To support our Commercial Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a positive, proactive and service-oriented person with the ability to work in a cross-divisional team as a Business Analyst / Personal Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer


Your duties


  • Supporting the Chief Commercial Officer by managing the day-to-day schedule and work flow
  • Regularly conduct sports and entertainment industry research including company financial reports to assist in generating best in class strategic recommendations and business cases
  • Analyse financial data to find trends, patterns and opportunities to determine where new strategies should be implemented to drive revenue
  • Develop detailed financial and analytical models to support business development and deal negotiation efforts
  • Acting as the main point of contact with Director Strategy & Corporate Development to build compelling data-driven insights to support commercial decisions and sales planning
  • Present findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders, including revenue project teams and senior management
  • Diary management and meeting scheduling including liaising with senior stakeholders and partners to schedule meetings and calls
  • Planning business meetings, coordinating meeting agendas, booking meeting rooms, conference calls and preparing and distributing pre-read material
  • Welcoming external guests for meetings with the Chief Commercial Officer
  • Providing general administrative support such as travel, invoices and expenses
  • Managing correspondence, documentation and queries
  • Support on research and background preparation for key meetings, prepare and review presentation materials
  • Maintaining Office related supplies and IT matters
  • Organizing team meetings and events
  • Implementing and maintaining office operations/administrative systems and procedures
  • Preparing operational reports, presentation and schedules to ensure efficiency
  • Collating, reviewing, analysing and summarizing information for the Chief Commercial Officer
  • Coordinating Management reports provided by the team
  • Supporting on other projects within the Commercial division


Our requirements


  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting / Finance, Marketing, Sports Marketing or similar
  • 2-5 years’ relevant experience and proven track record in consulting, finance and/or sports marketing environments
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (especially Excel) skills
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and a can-do attitude
  • Good judgement and takes initiative
  • Detail oriented (focus on accuracy)
  • Productive, proactive and flexible
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to self-manage and work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Tertiary education or equivalent
  • From 2 to 5 years’ experience as Office Manager, Personal Assistant or similar
  • Exposure to a commercial or marketing environment is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. German, French and/or Spanish a plus
  • Proficient use of MS Applications, affinity to IT tools


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 here” 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).