Job of the Week: Acquisitions & Syndication Manager, Sky Sports

Every week and SVG Europe join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity in sports broadcasting and related disciplines. This week’s position is acquisitions & syndication manager at Sky Sports, based in Middlesex, UK.

Sky Sports has changed the face of sport in the UK over the last 25 years and has dramatically expanded the quantity, quality, depth and variety of top-class live sport on TV. Sky Sports has had a major impact on how sport is covered on TV, pioneering new techniques such as HD, 3D, interactivity, steady-cam and super-slo-mo.

The role of acquisitions & syndication manager will have responsibility for developing and implementing the Sky Sports commercial plan. They will align development with Sky Sports’ KPI’s as well as lead on negotiations and devise commercial models/deal structures for rights opportunities as well as business development opportunities. They will develop, manage and nurture key relationships with rights’ holders to ensure Sky Sports are a preferred partner and build a detailed knowledge of the competitive environment. The successful candidate must evidence strong relationship management and strategic capability and also be an outstanding communicator.

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