Club Competition Media Operations Specialist

  • UEFA
  • Nyon, Switzerland
  • 14 Jan, 2022
Full time Broadcast Media Social Media

Job Description

Main goal

The Club Competition Media Operations Specialist ensures the highest standards of delivery of media operations for UEFA club competitions.

Key responsibilities

- Delivering all media operations related to the UEFA Champions League season, including:

- preparation, monitoring and review of the delivery of media operations in conjunction with other UEFA departments;

- regular communication with club press officers and club TV and social media platforms, including in relation to workshops and following up on issues;

- Supporting season and matchweek back office preparation across all club competitions for key media and broadcast projects, including reviewing site visit reports and club TV and social media platforms;

- Providing media operations support for on-site venue teams from UEFA HQ, working from the match command centre on matchnights;

- Providing support to any other club competition operations, as required;

- Supporting the recruitment of Venue Media Managers (VMM), the venue assignment process, briefings, workshops and training;

- Contributing to the evolution of the VMM role and its responsibilities;

- Working as VMM on an ad hoc basis during the season;

- Organising the delivery of media operations for one of the club competition finals;

- Supporting the delivery of media operations for season-related events (draws, season kick-off);

- Providing support in relation to media services (media accreditations and match bookings);

- Coordinating competition-specific content publication with the media channel responsible;

- Supporting the Commercial Operations unit’s communication activities (monthly newsletter, etc.).


Experience required:

- from 4 to 6 years in the sports or events industry at international level

- from 4 to 6 years in media operations at international level


- Higher education qualification in media or sports event management


- English / Proficient

- Other languages are an advantage

Additional requirements:

- Football knowledge is an advantage

- Available to travel

- Hard working and prepared to perform a wide variety of tasks – from on-the-ground operations to back office and administration – under time pressure

- Attentive to details

- Flexible and solution-oriented

- MS Office / Advanced

- Project Management / Advanced