Venue Operations Coordinator

  • Genius Sports Group
  • Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
  • 09 May, 2024
Full time Coordinator

Job Description

A bit about us
Second Spectrum is a Sports Emmy-winning data & tech company that is building the next way of seeing sports - by capturing and producing the highest quality data and innovative content for many of the world’s largest leagues and media partners, such as the NFL, NBA, MLB, English Premier League, ESPN, Amazon, and CBS Sports. We are pushing the boundaries of deep tech -- machine learning, computer vision, big data, augmented and virtual reality. Our passion for cutting-edge design and decades of experience playing college and professional sports is an equal part of the magic that brings unique and innovative products to life. These products have helped Second Spectrum partners to multiple NBA championships, to win matches on football pitches around the world, to entertain and educate millions of fans on TV and digital. We're just getting started. In 2021, Second Spectrum was acquired by Genius Sports. Powered by an incredibly driven and ambitious team, Second Spectrum is the place to work if you’re interested in cutting edge technology in sports. Our innovative and dynamic environment emphasizes opportunities for motivated individuals to maximize their growth and impact.
The Role

We are continuing to expand our operational presence across football clubs in Europe. In order to support installations across these properties, we are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Venue Operations Specialist to join our team in Switzerland. The ideal candidate should have relevant experience and familiarity working in live production or sporting arenas
What You’ll Do:
  • Help manage our portable systems from end to end (maintain the hardware, manage software, train operators, and help direct shipment plans)
  • Assist in managing installation and maintenance projects across a variety of venues
  • Help with inventory management, reporting, including shipment preparation and coordination
  • Professionally interface and manage communication with venue personnel, IT professionals, and contractors
  • Troubleshoot and resolve order issues and delays
  • Capacity to monitor system health and perform basic diagnostics
  • Travel domestically and internationally
What You Have:
  • Proficiency in the French language 
    Understanding of venue operations and layouts through experience working in sporting arenas/venues
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and follow up abilities
  • Familiarity with shipping and logistics
  • Familiarity with basic hardware and networking requirements for camera-based systems
  • Direct experience and understanding of Linux
  • Flexibility and mindset to operate in a unique and fast-paced environment
  • Capability to set realistic expectations and operate within budgetary constraints
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time (fluctuates by time of year)
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Availability to work non-traditional hours to support and troubleshoot installations
  • Comfortable working at heights when needed
What Sets You Apart:
  • Interest in football (soccer) and basketball
What’s in it for you?
As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.
How we work
We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in how it would work with this role.
Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses.
Second Spectrum, part of Genius Sports Group, is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability.