Ref: SF44092

Operations Manager (Ref: SF44092)

Sector Research/Marketing/Analyst
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £ ~ 50,000 / Year
A leading Japanese advertising agency specialised in the sports industry is currently looking for and Operations Manager for sporting events.
Your role will be helping to plan and implement venue operations at sporting events globally. This requires a full operational delivery including (but not limited to) branding, VIK (Value in Kind), ambush marketing, sponsor signage, sponsor activations (locations, concepts and delivery), sponsor hospitality tours, broadcast relations, post event reporting, and more. This role also requires you to have constant lines of communication with the Global Governing Body, the Local Organising Committee and all Global Partners and Suppliers.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time

SALARY: up to £50K depending on experience

START: ASAP

LOCATION: London

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

DAILY DUTIES
• Coordinating and working with International Federations
• Coordinating and working with Local Organising Committees
• Key account management for clients, including ensuring adherence to
obligations
• Regular review of branding and marketing materials
• Planning and preparing for future sporting events

EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES
• Review of all branding materials (such as perimeter boards, press conference backdrops, mix zone backdrops
• Review of all print materials (such as event programs, media guides, VIP guides)
• Ensure key sponsor rights are delivered
• Management of key sponsor activations (such as hospitality programs, tours)
• Assisting with the allocation and distribution of key sponsor ticketing requests
• Prevention of ambush marketing
• Monitoring the distribution of key sponsor VIK items

SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Proven experience in managing and leading marketing activities and proven experience in being a team leader
• Experience working at sporting events preferred
• Experience managing VIP clients a bonus
• Fluent English with strong written and verbal skills
• Oral proficiency in other languages (French, Spanish) is a plus
• University Degree
• Good understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Illustrator)
• Advance IT skills a bonus

WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR:
• Service oriented to the business needs of commercial partners, broadcasters and host cities
• Ability to work within a team possessing a collaborative and knowledge sharing approach
• High level of adaptability in a continually evolving environment
• Ability to organize own work efficiently, to be able to shift priorities and carry out different projects in parallel
• Ability to respect and meet deadlines, and to work responsibly to achieve own tasks in a timely manner
• Positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job in hand
• Ability to be flexible and reactive to a fluid environment
• Willingness to travel extensively and, at times, to work unsociable hours
• Be adaptable, understanding and sensitive towards different cultures
• Ability to develop and elaborate on a long-term vision and to communicate it with the appropriate level of detail
• Be innovative and creative with new concepts and be able to clearly present and explain your ideas

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.
Updated: 13 days ago
Ref: SF44092