Senior Manager, Broadcast Operations, FIFA World Cup 2026

  • FIFA
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • 19 May, 2024
Full time Digital Leadership & Management Media

Job Description

Reporting organisationally to the Director of Broadcast Production, Operations & Services, the Broadcast Operations & Services Senior Manager will be responsible for overseeing the preparation and delivery of broadcast facilities and services at stadia for the FIFA World Cup 2026 / FIFA Club World Cup 2025. Further, this role will oversee broadcast operations at event time to ensure high-quality delivery of the tournament's television, radio and digital broadcasts. 

THE POSITION

The main responsibilities of the Broadcast Production, Operations & Services Senior Manager for the FIFA World Cup 2026 include: 
  •  Manage the compliance of broadcast areas at stadia in accordance with the FIFA requirements, ensuring delivery and readiness timelines are met.
  • Liaising closely with FWC26 functional areas, stadium personnel, and the Host Broadcaster on the development of broadcast facilities throughout the project.
  • Working closely with the Host Broadcaster to ensure technical compliance of broadcast facilities and infrastructure.
  • Support the coordination of broadcast activities during additional events such as potential test events, opening and closing ceremonies, and official announcements.
  • Report on progress, managing and resolving risks and issues for and escalating any urgent issues in a timely manner.
  • As part of the central broadcast management team, oversee the event time delivery of broadcast operations and services. 
  • Conduct post-event assessments, evaluating broadcast operations, identifying successes and areas for improvement.
  • Foster relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring effective collaboration throughout the project 

YOUR PROFILE

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar level of higher education 
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in event management, preferably in a broadcast environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills, with experience of managing complex projects across preparation, planning, and delivery
  • Experience in major sports events, FIFA World Cup or other FIFA events will be an asset 
  • Fluent in English. Spanish and/or French proficiency is a plus 
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio & Project) and planning software and online collaboration tools 

About FWC2026

The FIFA World Cup 26™ will mark the first time that the tournament features 48 teams and will be hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

This new format redefines excellence, generating unique opportunities for greater participation and engagement from fans and players in North America and all over the world. Now is your time to be a game changer and join the workforce that is planning and delivering this unique and unforgettable experience.