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Head of Motorsport

Discovery Inc
London, England W4 5YB
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    158494846
Discovery Inc

Location: London, United Kingdom,
Req ID: 30913

Overview

Eurosport is seeking an experienced Content lead for our Motorsport portfolio. Reporting to the SVP Content & Production, the Head of Motorsport will work to align our existing motorsport operations with new acquisitions. The role works across multiple categories, teams and markets to ensure a strategic approach to our content is developed and produced. Discovery Sports is a complex sports broadcaster with our pillar leads capable of managing a Europe wide sports operation.

Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including federations, organising committees, teams and competitors.
  • Communicate a central strategy for Motorsport production, adding value to the content ecosystem
  • Align existing motorsport portfolios
  • Operate as an ambassador for Discovery Sports and its platforms Eurosport and Discovery+,
  • Cultivate a positive workplace culture based on inclusion and accountability
  • Proactively direct and maintain high standards of accountability within the business
  • Lead indirect teams and functions as needed to ensure cohesiveness across the business.

Qualifications

  • Significant experience in content & production with a focus on Motorsports, other sports would be advantageous
  • Understanding of the sports television business, subscription television and sports streaming platforms
  • Willingness to get stuck in
  • Proven management leadership success in dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Experience in working across international markets
  • Maintain strong work ethics with high integrity
  • Live sports is not a 9 to 5 environment, a flexible approach to working hours is important
  • Fluent in English required with a good fluency in French or other European languages beneficial.







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Posted: 2021-12-22 Expires: 2022-01-23

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