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Premier League

Premier League

Head of Media Access and Content Delivery

Country

Role Type

England

Media

Posting Date

Jan 19, 2023

Role description

The role

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

Content Development – constantly be aware of the innovation and development of new content/programming strands to drive improvement and engagement in the Premier League offering.
Access – work to continually improve all access arrangements made available to rights holders. Further, oversee the delivery of the Section K access programme and the associated reporting.
Broadcaster liaison – build and develop excellent working relationships with senior contacts at domestic and international broadcast partners, and PLP. Support on the strategic management of those relationships.
Club liaison – act as senior point of contact for Clubs concerning all access and content related elements of the Rule book. Importantly, build, develop and maintain strong relationships with senior Club personnel across communications and content.
Oversee the delivery of regular meetings with senior Club contacts, covering shared strategic goals, content sharing, access, and any general broadcast updates and issue resolution.
Events – provide access oversight to any relevant Premier League events to include pre-season tournaments, trophy lift, eSports, Hall of Fame, broadcaster briefings and media access days.
Activation - work with the Media Sales function to direct the access team on support for international rights holder’s utilisation and promotion across all global territories.
Production – account manage the digital clips production facility.

Requirements for the role

Significant experience working in a sports media or Club communications, media or content role. The ideal candidate would have experience in multiple areas.
Demonstrable experience of innovative and progressive thinking in previous roles.
Experience of managing people in a high-output team.
A knowledge of / interest in football / sport and the workings of organisations involved in the industry.
Detailed knowledge of either Club communications and media delivery or broadcast content planning and delivery.
The ability to work calmly under pressure and a keen, can-do attitude.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.
Be a strong project manager, who can motivate others around them.
First-class Microsoft Office skills (especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Excellent attention to detail and deadlines, taking pride in the quality of work produced.
Strong interpersonal and literacy skills with the ability to interact well with people at all levels.
Able to read situations sensitively and intelligently with an understanding of strategic context (knowing when to persist and when not to).
Resilient and calm manner. Tactful and diplomatic.
Weekend working is a requirement of the role and there will be offsite meetings that require travelling away from the main London office.

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