Head of Marketing



department MARKETING

Type full time

Minimum Experience 7+ Years

What is Footballco?

Footballco is the world’s biggest dedicated football content and media business. Reaching more than 400m football fans across the world each month, and with a growing roster of brands including Goal, Voetbalzone, and Spox, no one else has our reach or depth of understanding within the game. With over 300 employees globally, we’re a young company with some established brands and serious investment behind us. Our future starts now…

What is Mundial?

MUNDIAL reminds you why you love football. A quarterly magazine, best in class social publisher, merchandise specialist and multi-award winning audio producer, MUNDIAL has recently launched CLUB MUNDIAL, a community based subscription plan that will feature all of the above and more.

What’s the role about?

FootballCo is looking to hire an entrepreneurial Head of Marketing to help take MUNDIAL to the next level in 2023 and beyond. The magazine has recently launched Club Mundial, a subscription service, and the goal is to drive awareness and conversion of our football lifestyle audience across all platforms and mediums.

To do that, we need you. You’ll take ownership of marketing strategy across organic and paid acquisitions to deliver on subscriber and revenue targets. You will collaborate with the Mundial editorial, creative, design and social media teams, working hand in hand to optimise product and go-to-market strategies.

At FootballCo we are building a modern media company that entertains & informs users with credible and original news, reporting, and content from our portfolio of consumer-facing football publishers. A company that services the fan’s desire for knowledge, a global publisher that can ensure the best content travels to fans everywhere.

This position is based in our London offices. We offer competitive compensation and a bonus scheme. We have a hybrid working model enabling you to flexibly manage your time working from our offices or from home.

You Will 
  • Define strategy for scaling Footballco’s subscription D2C product, Club Mundial

  • Own formation of our marketing playbook across the customer funnel, optimising for awareness, conversion and retention

  • Translate product proposition into engaging marketing strategies; Implement sales and marketing best practices for asset creation

  • Implement landing page, web and social optimisations to target different customer segments, ensure experience targeted to new and returning customers, and drive conversion

  • Define and operationalize customer, channel and cohort analytics for the company, leveraging data to surface insights and inform decisions on marketing and product

  • Structure cross-channel marketing strategies to deliver on subs and revenue objectives, inc. email, social, search; manage plans and budgets

  • Own marketing activities operationally; collaborate with relevant teams to drive execution

  • Manage sales and marketing calendar and budgets

  • Initiate and scope experimentation programs to surface new GTM strategies and channels

  • Ideate new partnerships with a focus on growing the customer base

  • Undertake market research to identify opportunities; define primary user research roadmap

  • Identify bottlenecks in the workflows and collaborate with teams to streamline

  • Relentlessly work towards maximum customer acquisition, conversion, and retention

  • 7+ years of consumer marketing and growth strategy experience

  • Experience in scaling subscribers and customers in D2C content, consumer product or ecommerce

  • Proven ability to manage organic and paid marketing channels, creatively driving brand awareness and discoverability

  • Deep familiarity with establishing and using core metrics such as CPA, churn and LTV

  • Ability to manage quantitatively, with proficiency in performance marketing, data and attribution tools, cohort analysis and tracking, funnel analytics, and performance monitoring

  • Experience influencing product & pricing strategy and shaping consumer facing propositions

You are
  • Creative problem solver - you love working with a team to creatively solve challenges

  • Team player - talent for collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and ensuring alignment

  • Analytical mindset - you derive insights from data and use it to improve results

  • Strategic thinker - a focus on the goal and ability to manage resources to deliver it

  • A passion for getting stuff done - no job too big or too small

  • Attention to detail - ability to connect the dots and multi-task in a deadline-driven atmosphere

  • Strong leadership skills - Ability to deliver clear recommendations and manage execution

Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. 


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