Director, Strategy and Projects

London (Central), London (Greater)
11 Jun 2021
11 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Position Summary

This role reports to the SVP of Content & Production for Eurosport and leads on a diverse range of strategic projects and initiatives. Projects include driving cross-functional planning for the Olympic Games, delivery of new content / production enhancements across Europe, key department workshop planning, analysis of production targets and delivery.


  • Understand the Eurosport content & production strategy and assist in setting priorities 
  • Translate the Eurosport Strategy into specific projects 
  • Manage multiple cross-functional projects from start to finish 
  • Lead programmes / project teams to ensure clear communication pathways are built, and all project stakeholders are aligned on delivering the work
  • Plan and facilitate workshops on key projects / events, such as the Olympic Games
  • Develop management team presentations to communicate progress of key projects, insights, analysis and recommendations to different stakeholders 
  • Serve as a key point of contact in the department and cross-functionally 
  • Ensure transfer of best practices across the company, as appropriate


  • Experienced strategic projects professional who is comfortable leading project-teams 
  • Experience working at a media company, ideally within a Production environment (preferrable)
  • Excellent project management and networking/interpersonal skills, ability to draw resources from and feedback to a wide group in different parts of the organization 
  • Strong analytical and influencing skills 
  • Strong written and oral communications skills 
  • Team player and confident to be a key advisor for senior management 
  • Ability to work within a matrix organisation and adapt to change 
  • Experience working internationally
  • Fluency in a second European language is a plus (not essential)
  • Business travel may be required

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