Strategist

 

Location LONDON, UK (HYBRID)

department CONTENT

Type full time

Minimum Experience MID-SENIOR


ABOUT FOOTBALLCO

Footballco is the world's largest football content and media business. Our mission is to give fans more of the game by building football communities that entertain, inform, and inspire action. We are a team of over 300 people, in 16 countries around the world, working across both our own media brands such as GOAL, MUNDIAL, INDIVISA and NXGN and working on partnerships with leading clubs, leagues and brands. Our content has had over 2.5 Billion views across TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and Youtube in 2022.


the role

Footballco is looking for a dynamic, creative and passionate strategist to join our expanding team and supercharge our output. The strategy team sits at the heart of our business, working in partnership with sales, creative, content and client services teams to raise the value of Footballco’s content output and deliver creatively brilliant, and effective, campaigns for our partners and drive meaningful engagement with our audience.

The successful candidate will have the ability to think calmly and creatively under pressure and challenge perceived wisdoms in the drive to find the best solution. You will be expected to be extremely comfortable dealing with senior client contacts and collaborating with multiple senior stakeholders in multiple global locations within our own business.

This position is based in our London offices. We offer competitive compensation and a bonus scheme. You will report into the Strategy Director.


You will
  • Over 3 years working in a media, sports marketing, agency or brand strategy role

  • Experience in developing strategic & creative media campaign proposals that deliver on marketing objectives either at an agency, client or media owner

  • Ability to collaborate with commercial and account management teams and comprehensive understanding of how to deliver content-driven campaigns

  • Understanding and experience of the sports, media or entertainment industries

  • Ability to analyse the needs/objectives of brands, media, rights-holders and talent

  • Strong understanding of digital and social platforms and the changing landscape of sports content consumption

  • A rigorous, analytical mind with the ability to combine creativity with performance metrics

  • The ability to create and deliver compelling presentations

  • A collaborative, open and curious mindset


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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