The FA

The FA

Broadcast Manager(s)

Country

Role Type

England

Media

Posting Date

Apr 7, 2022

Role description

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 acrossmen'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, FAWomen'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.

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The Role

We are excited to be searching for two Broadcast Managers to join our Commercial department. You will work with with the Senior Broadcast Manager on all the delivery of media rights and associated commercial matters where required. Manage all broadcast operations and the on-site servicing needs of both The FA and its various broadcasting partners across a portfolio of FA-led competitions.

We have two openings which are split across our Men's and Women's division, of which can be found below.



Broadcast Manager England Men's, Emirates FA Cup Youth Cup and Community Shield


Be the key contact for all broadcast matters surrounding the England Men's team, Emirates FA Cup and The FA Community Shield and work with our broadcast partners on the optimum delivery of their contracts.
Manage the Emirates FA Cup scheduling process liaising with broadcast partners, clubs and internal teams. Fixtures agreed and announced for the benefit of The FA's domestic, international and radio partner.
Manage the broadcast operations of The Emirates FA Cup Draws.
Manage and book the match managers for the Emirates FA Cup.
Compile linear and digital audience figures and distribute to the wider business as appropriate. Ensure audience trends are analysed, monitored and communicated effectively.
Manage and negotiate all broadcasters on your competition event days and the days leading up to the events including; accreditations, access, studio requirements, camera plans, compound and gantry layouts, match day reporters and interview requests, mixed zone, flash and super flash.
Ensure the broadcast operation works seamlessly within the management of the wider FA event, liaising between broadcasters, stadium management and FA events team.
Arrange site visits and all logistics for each event including passes, parking, liaising with security, rig days and de-rigging. This covers domestic club games, home as well as overseas internationals.
Executeadditional 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.




Broadcast Manager England Women's, Vitality Women's FA Cup, Continental Tyres League Cup and England U21 Men


Be the key contact for all broadcast matters surrounding the England Women's team, Vitality Women's FA Cup (VWFAC), Continental Tyres League Cup (CC) and U21 men, working with our broadcast partners on the optimum delivery of their contracts.
Manage the VWFAC CC scheduling process liaising with broadcast partners, clubs and internal teams. Fixtures agreed and announced for the benefit of The FA's domestic, international and radio partners.
Develop new working ways and implement processes for the VWFAC And the CC with additional broadcast coverage season to season.
Compile linear and digital audience figures and distribute to the wider business as appropriate. Ensure audience trends are analysed, monitored and communicated effectively.
Manage and negotiate all broadcasters on your competition event days and the days leading up to the events including; accreditations, access, studio requirements, camera plans, compound and gantry layouts, match day reporters and interview requests, mixed zone, flash and super flash.
Ensure the broadcast operation works seamlessly within the management of the wider FA event, liaising between broadcasters, stadium management and FA events team.
Arrange site visits and all logistics for each event including passes, parking, liaising with security, rig days and de-rigging. This covers domestic club games, home as well as overseas internationals.
Work closely with the FA Production partner to ensure the FA Player and international broadcasters are being serviced with the correct match feeds and requirements.
Executes 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 of television operations ideally in sports industry,
Thorough understanding of the broadcast industry covering: media rights, scheduling, production and operationaldelivery,
Flexible approach to working hours some weekend work will be required.


Desirable:

Strong communication skills,
Ability to build relationships and manage conflict effectively,
Experience working in Commercial environment,
Knowledge of both men's and women's football.




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.


On ourapplication form, you are able to tick which vacancy in particular you wish to apply for (there is also an option for either if you have no preference.)

Please be aware that unless you are on ahomebased 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.

Closing:24 April 2022

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