If you are a seasoned Digital Marketing Manager interested in a once-in-a-lifetime job in the sports industry, this is your chance. We are looking for someone to lead and strengthen the team in charge of organizing the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™.
To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a local events team. Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas.
We are currently looking to recruit our
Digital Marketing Manager – New Zealand
As Digital Marketing Manager, reporting to the Head of Marketing you will be responsible for driving and implementing a sustainable and commercially focused digital marketing strategy for the FWWC 2023 brand under the guidance of the Head of Marketing, to fulfil the tournament marketing mission in alignment with the overarching FIFA vision for women’s football. This position will play a key role in developing, overseeing, and executing digital marketing initiatives for the New Zealand market including fan engagement, destination, and milestone marketing to drive commercial outcomes.
Your role as Digital Marketing Manager includes the following responsibilities:
Qualifications & experience
You will have a university degree, preferably in Marketing/Communications, with a minimum of 8 – 10 years experience in digital marketing/communications, with proven experience leading strategic planning processes and plans. Understanding of sports marketing, including sponsorship and brand communication and knowledge in football and/or professional sports a distinct advantage. Proven ability to deliver integrated digital communications and promotional campaigns in support of strategic brand and commercial objectives with exposure to managing external creatives and agencies across marketing disciplines is essential.
This position requires someone to be goal oriented and result-driven, with strong decision-making and analytical skills. You will have proven project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects in cross-functional collaboration. Experience in navigating complex internal and external stakeholder relationships at a senior level with the ability to present strategy and concepts to stakeholders is a must. Proficiency with MS Office, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and international experience is an advantage.
How to apply
If you think you would be a good fit and are keen to work for an exciting and truly international organisation, we would love to hear from you. To apply, you should submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters) through our online application portal. Please only submit your applications through the portal, we cannot review applications submitted by email or post. Applicants will be required to provide proof of right to work within the host countries.
Closing Date: 5th December 2021
Founded in 1904, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is the umbrella organisation of its members, currently 211 national football associations. Its main objectives, enshrined in its statutes, are to develop football around the world, to stage international competitions and to protect the integrity of football (against match manipulation, doping etc.).
FIFA is a truly diverse, modern and multicultural organisation and its primary purpose is to promote football. Over 800 people from 50 nations – 40 per cent of which are women, including the Secretary General – covering a wide variety of professional profiles, work to fulfil that purpose. FIFA’s headquarters are based in Zurich, Switzerland. We have other offices in Zurich, as well as temporary offices around the world.
We are 'living football' – we are committed to the game, to the people, to the planet and to the future. It is what we do. It is why we are here.
Our culture is shaped by fair play, team spirit, diversity, sustainability, transparency and innovation. We live by these values. Regardless of race, religion, national origin, colour, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship – we support diversity; indeed, we consider it to be key to our success.
We are looking for talented and motivated team members who would embrace these values every day, with purpose, passion and pride, in order to make a positive impact on the world of football and beyond.
We offer a unique and exciting work environment with great opportunities for your personal and professional development.