Senior Manager Media Partnerships (Dubai)

Media · Dubai, Dubai
Department Media
Employment Type Employee

The Company

New, ambitious and dynamic, Football Marketing Asia (FMA) is set to be Asia’s leading sports marketing agency.

 

FMA is the exclusive commercial partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the rights cycles 2021-2024 and 2025-2028. Our comprehensive mandate covers the rights for all major AFC National Team and Club competitions, including the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, AFC Champions League, AFC Cup as well as AFC youth and futsal competitions.

 

Formerly known as DDMC Fortis, FMA – a Super Sports company – is headquartered in Hong Kong S.A.R., with offices in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and China. FMA combines unparalleled global football experience with in-depth Asian know-how and expertise.

 

The Role

Reporting directly to the SVP Media Partnerships & Commercial Affairs (based in Hong Kong), the successful candidate will form part of the Media Sales & Partnerships department, playing a key role in the planning, setup and implementation of all post-sales media partnership processes. This includes media partner induction and day-today account management functions (e.g. match signal bookings, commercial approval procedures). In addition, the candidate would take responsibility of specific commercial related projects.  

 

Key Responsibilities

Media Account Management

  • Identify, create and promote opportunities (marketing, promotions, production, commercial, digital/social, brand experience etc.) to support and consult media partners in fully exploiting and activating their acquired rights.
  • Delivery of contractual rights to media partners at the highest standard.
  • Ensure media partners meet their obligations.
  • Work closely with the FMA Operations and Production team to ensure the match delivery, including satellite and content services, HB production and unilateral production.
  • Develop and foster relationships with executives and other key contracts from media partners.
  • Primary focus AFC West territories, Central Asia and Indian subcontinent.

 

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Take a lead role and represent the Media Partnerships department in various cross-department internal processes and projects, working closely with the AFC and colleagues from Media Sales, Production, Operations, Sponsorship, Business Affairs & Legal, Marketing and Digital.
  • Involvement in the development and implementation of an induction process for new and incumbent media partners, including face-to-face/remote workshops/trainings, communications, and guidelines.
  • Support the SVP Media Partnerships & Commercial Affairs in coordinating and streamlining communication with the AFC regarding media partnership matters.
  • On-Site Venue Role: Support Production and Operations Department with on-site match organization (AFC West region).
  • 2-4 years experience in the media rights sector in the sports marketing industry at a broadcaster, digital platform, agency and/or federation.
  • Good understanding of broadcast production and match delivery.
  • Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills, accurate working style with attention to detail.
  • Languages: Fluent in English (Arabic language skills is an advantage).


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  • Location
    Dubai, Dubai
  • Department
    Media
  • Employment Type
    Employee