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Analyst, Strategy & Growth

IMG

London, United Kingdom 06-26-2024
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  • Full Time
Job Description
Who We Are:

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. The company manages some of the world's greatest athletes and fashion icons; owns and operates hundreds of live events annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in licensing, sports training and league development. IMG is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The Strategy & Growth division is responsible for ensuring IMG Media continues to expand its market leadership in a dynamic and evolving market. In this role, you will be responsible for:

STRATEGY
• Working with IMG rights holders and partners to provide strategic advice regarding key commercial drivers, including media rights strategy, international expansion strategy, and financial evaluation.
• Participating in Group Strategy projects or Group-wide initiatives assessing long-term opportunities for leveraging IMG capabilities.
• Supporting corporate development initiatives, working across divisions with internal and external stakeholders, including responding to RFPs/pitch requests, and providing ''value-added'' services for our clients.
• Ensuring proper and timely consideration of market, industry, and competitor analysis to support planning and performance management activities.

GROWTH
• Owning our business capability tracking process and tools, and being responsible for regular reporting back to client leads and the broader business.
• Assisting in implementing internal strategic initiatives to stimulate innovation, encourage positive change, and drive growth.
• Collaborating with a vast network of local offices globally to define project needs and requirements, and source appropriate data and expertise to satisfy client needs.
• Building complex financial business cases to support strategic recommendations for sports rightsholders.You may also be required to carry out any other duties within the scope and purpose of the job.

Knowledge and Experience
• In-depth knowledge of and a passion for the sports, media, and entertainment industries will be highly advantageous, along with an awareness of the key trends driving change.
• Experience working as a strategy consultant or analyst in the sports, media, or entertainment sectors for a consulting firm.
• Proven experience in developing multi-million £/$/€ business cases for clients.
• Confidence and competence in presenting to senior client audiences.

Skills and Abilities
• Excellent slide production skills required for high standard consulting documents (PowerPoint and/or Google Slides)
• Ability to conduct detailed analysis with large quantity of data and derive insights and strategic advice using Microsoft Excel
• Ability to self-direct, motivate and work with minimal supervision
• Is comfortable with ambiguity/vague client briefs and challenges, including intellectual confidence to propose solutions
• Is a strong team player that is flexible dependent on business demand, including occasional out-of-hours work
• Has excellent time management skills, ability to work calmly under pressure whilst meeting deadlines
• Has strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise
• Is intellectually curious

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnz4vo-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile
IMG

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.