Sports Rights Sales Manager H/F
Eurosport is the number one sport destination in Europe, fuelling the passion of fans and connecting them with the greatest sports events in the world. As the Home of the Olympic Games in Europe, Eurosport delivered the ultimate Games experience for PyeongChang 2018 reaching both record linear and digital viewership across localized Eurosport services. Firmly established as the Home of Cycling, Grand Slam Tennis and Winter Sport, Eurosport channels – Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2 – reach 231 million cumulative subscribers across 95 countries in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Eurosport.com is Europe’s No 1 online sports news website with an average of 60 million unique users per month and, along with the Eurosport app (available on iOS and Android), the only place to watch Eurosport anytime online, on mobile and on tablet devices. Eurosport Events specializes in the management and promotion of international sporting events. More information is available by visiting corporate.eurosport.com.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Sales Manager will assist him to develop the sales generated through sublicensing on a worldwide basis.
In close collaboration with the Rights team, Eurosport Events team and Media Servicing team, you will be in charge of the following missions:
- Prospection and Negotiation of new clients to develop the sales
- Management of the Sales back office
- Focus on Motorsports portfolio to develop the sales
- Draft and legal follow up of the contracts
- Coordination on Eurosport Events activity
- Sport rights market benchmark and follow up
- Development of a sales tools to support the sales process
You hold a master’s degree or equivalent and you have an experience in sales with a successful track record in the sport and/or media industry. You have an excellent knowledge of the different kinds of Media (TV, internet, mobile…) and the audio visual market. You have a strong knowledge in Sport, especially in Motorsports.
You are bilingual English and French and possibly in a third language (Arabic or Spanish). You have very advanced level in using Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent ability to summarize, analyse and build relationships as well as listening skills, adaptability and attention to detail are necessary to succeed in this position.
You must be able to travel on weekdays and weekends to attend and coordinate events on site.
- Analysis and synthesis capacity
- Ability to listen and communicate
- Curiosity and creativity
- Open minded and adaptability to different culture
- Rigorous and well organized