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Strategy Director - Sport

Job Title: Strategy Director - Sport
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Industry:
REF: 1503
Contact Name: Davey Blofield
Contact Email: davey@eisg.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR//

We’re working with a world leading sports organisation on the South Coast, who are currently seeking a Strategy Director to lead and deliver their four-year strategic plan.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING//

The Strategy Director will be tasked with working across a number of divisions within the organisation and delivering the strategic plan. This will include business units such as Communications, Marketing, Digital, CRM, Membership, Participation and Performance.

Reporting into the board, you will have complete ownership of the strategic plan and have the following responsibilities:

  • Working alongside the digital department to deliver on an outstanding digital strategy
  • Working alongside the communication department to deliver an internal and external communications strategy
  • Working alongside the Data and CRM department to make sure the organisations strategic plan is rooted in customer insight
  • Improving current cross functional projects such as improving brand image and commercial/sponsorship strategy
  • Maintain operational plans every year as well as KPI dashboards which allows the organisation to measure and evaluate the success throughout the business

 

THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED//

  • Must understand current social media and digital marketing trends and strategies
  • Experience working across communications, digital strategy and CRM/insights
  • The ability to manage and influence stakeholders across the business
  • The ability to convert complex strategies and ideas into simple actions
  • Experience of working within sport organisations is beneficial but not essential
  • Consultancy experience is desirable but not essential
Please note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 72 hours of application and due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications.