Head of Media Rights (Sport)

Head of Media Rights & Distribution sought by a leading sports media rights agency, with offices in London, to take the lead role in the sale of media rights to broadcasters & publishers globally.

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior media rights professional with 5+ years’ experience, and an excellent network of media/broadcast contacts, to join an expanding agency at an exciting time, and work with clients & partners across the globe.


Key Skills:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a media rights sales roles (ideally in sport)

Network of media/broadcast contacts globally

Excellent negotiation and communications skills

Ability to represent the company at industry events



Negotiate the sale of media rights to broadcasters and publishers globally

Day-to-day management of key, existing clients

Open new opportunities with new broadcasters & publishers

Represent the business at key industry events

Keep track of key industry developments and trends


As well as the above, the successful candidate will be required to travel globally to meet clients and represent the business at key industry events. The role will therefore include travel across the US, Europe & Middle East.


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St George’s Recruitment - Sport, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy.  We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of roles within the sporting industry. If you’re looking for a fresh approach to sports recruitment, please contact us now.

Job Summary

Agencies & Sponsors
Business Development & Sales
£60,000 - £70,000
Salary Benefits:
Date Added:
7th Aug 2019

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