Full Time Job

Director, Strategy and Projects

Discovery

London, United Kingdom 05-24-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Director, Strategy & Projects, Sport Content & Production Eurosport

Maternity Cover/Fixed-term position

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.

Responsibilities
• 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

Requirements
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv181w-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.

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Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.