The Premier League Media Rights Sales team is looking for a Senior Manager -Media Rights Analyst to support the exploitation of the Premier League's media rights globally.
Supporting the overall media rights sales effort, and specifically the regional Heads of Media Sales, the right candidate will have a background in detailed financial / commercial analysis ensuring they are able to research, prepare and present data and conclusions accurately and in a clear and concise manner using standard Microsoft Office tools. This will be underpinned by a good understanding of the media industry (including in relation to premium sports rights) and a passion and curiosity to understand the future of the industry.Who we areThe Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its Clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 880 million homes in 188 countries.
We have a wide variety of responsibilities. These include organising the competition and its Handbook as well as managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights. The work we do in conjunction with the Clubs also goes far beyond the 90 minutes. We support and provide a framework for youth development, we protect the organisation intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues.
The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and strives to create an inclusive culture where talent can flourish. We believe in the potential of everyone and open our doors to those who share those values. All appointments will be made based on merit; however, we particularly encourage applications from women, people from minority ethnic communities, LGBTQ+ people and disabled people.
Our hybrid-working model also allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home on some days each week. Where possible, you will attend the office or site visits in line with our company policy. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.
Develop deep insight in to the commercial / financial performance of the Premier League's current and prospective future broadcast partners
Leverage the Premier League's internal data sources / proprietary information alongside access to third party analysis to create business reporting outputs for the benefit of the Media Rights team and Premier League more broadly
Support the regional Heads of Media Sales in their preparation for selling rights to the forthcoming sales cycle beginning in 2025/26
Contribute to, and participate in, internal and external media sales meetings as appropriate
Requirements for the role
Extensive experience in commercial / financial role(s) in industry or professional services
Demonstratable understanding of dynamics in media industry and specifics of media rights (especially relating to premium sports)
Experience and expertise in audience analysis tools such as AdvantEdge or InfoSys+
Analytical approach, utilising good business writing and numeracy skills to gather and interpret data, draw insights and make informed conclusions
High level of proficiency with standard Microsoft Office tools (especially PPT, XLS, Word)
Strong interpersonal skills enabling high quality work in a global and multi-cultural environment
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
A team player that enjoys contributing towards and being part of a high performing team
Fluent in written and spoken English, other languages are a bonus