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Do you fancy joining one of the world’s biggest and most popular online sports media platforms?

Our client boasts over 100 million monthly active users across 200 different countries. Supported by some of the leading sports organisations, this platform offers highly personalised sports content. They have partnered with major sports brands and organisations across the sporting world. Substantial success has seen them double in size over the last few years and they have been involved in several acquisitions. In addition to this, our client has secured considerable funding, so it is a particularly exciting time to join this non-stop news and streaming company as they expect to double in size yet again this year.  

This company is going from strength to strength and therefore requires a visionary leader who will manage this rapid transformation and growth. The role would offer a fabulous opportunity to join the most prolific global sports media platform and set the strategy and path in executing positive change and action as they seek to encourage this explosive growth further.

Key responsibilities:

  • Continue to grow and drive the number of people towards the platform and increase global user take up
  • Management and oversight of more than 100 employees including a social team and a video production team
  • Specialist curation and aggregation of content across the platform to ensure the highest quality of personalised content is constantly driven towards the user

Key requirements:

  • Ambitious and a status quo challenger – you must be a visionary that is never happy to just sustain at the current level and you must have a drive to always seek bigger and better
  • A background in a digital platform or online media background of this size of scale and vision
  • Some experience in sport or deep interest
  • Understanding of what drives traffic and engagement and conversions to subscriptions

Our client is ultimately seeking to create a full circle digital ecosystem within sport, that is purely digital and fully sustainable within the company across its business model.

If this fantastic opportunity sounds like something you would like to hear more about and you have the relevant experience, then please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.  

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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