Head of Content – Goal (UK 0869) - Leeds/London, United Kingdom
|Department: Media, Goal Europe|
|Job Title: Head of Content, Goal|
|Reports To (title): Chief Product Officer|
|Career Level: CL5|
|Location: Leeds, UK|
|Hours of Work: 37.5|
|Line Management Responsibility: yes|
|SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?|
Perform Media is looking for a seasoned, creative, and strategic Head of Content for Goal – the world’s #1 digital football destination. This leadership role is responsible for managing a global content team publishing in 19+ languages. It is a critical position that reports directly into the Chief Product Officer. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to shape and grow our overall Goal content strategy as well as set the standard and drive the evolution of content production across Perform Media. Complete success in this role involves aligning closely with our product and development teams and supporting the commercial units with ideation and execution with a focus against creativity and packaging of content.
|WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?||% of role|
|Define and deliver the overall Goal content strategy||20|
|Firmly establish, and iteratively evolve, Goal’s position against the competition||15|
|Manage and oversee growth, explicitly, of all Goal language editions and Voetbalzone (Dutch football portal)||20|
|Drive coordination and collaboration across content teams in multiple locations across the globe as well as owned-and-operated and off-platform metrics that move with the evolution of digital media||15|
|Collaborate with commercial teams to develop propositions that drive revenue opportunities including creation of branded content ideas||10|
|Establish key external relationships that will strengthen audience, reinforce brand positioning, and broaden awareness||5|
|Be able to drive the continual build of the Perform CMS by understanding the needs of content producers and translating those needs into actionable requirements||5|
|Drive behaviour throughout team that brings-to-bear a presentation of our best assets via creative content packaging and nuances delivery by territory, platform etc. as appropriate||10|
|DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?||Skill Level (out of 4)|
|8+ years of experience in creating quality content experiences for substantial sized audiences and 4+ years of management experience||4|
|Proven track record of delivering quality nuanced, content experiences across multiple platforms, devices, and third-party partners||4|
|Strong product sense and intimate experience in working with CMSs||3|
|Ability to drive advertising campaigns from a content perspective and overall ability to cater to commercial demands||3|
|Excellent news sense and journalistic instinct||4|
|DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?|
|Comfortability, willingness, and flexibility to work with groups, regions and territories across the world|
|Thorough understanding of multimedia distribution platforms and non-traditional media types|
|Comfortable leveraging and working across product, technology, design, marketing, PR, and legal teams|
|Ability to identify and implement relevant structures and workflows|
|THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….|
|Ability to formulate and drive a strategic content vision|
|Global competency with understanding of local sensitivities|
|Strong leadership skills and collaborator|
|Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills|
|Ability to contribute to all parts of a fully functioning product and content team|
|Ability to deliver high quality work under pressure|
|Highly talented with strong ideas and creativity|
|Cross-functional understanding of the needs, challenges, and evolution of all aspects of the media industry – editorial, product, monetization, etc.|
|A true love for football, sports and everything digital|
|IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…|
Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!
Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.
You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.
And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support yourcontinued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!
*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.
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