Director of UK Operations

Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive
Reference 32467

You will be responsible for delivering the UK growth strategy on a day to day basis. To do this you will need to work closely with members of multiple different departments (product, marketing, and commercial), and be a key driving force behind the UK team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be a key driving force behind the business, grow UK core metrics and deliver strategy to meet financial target
  • Ensure alignment, implementation, and execution of plans to deadline across multiple business units
  • Inputting in to, and having oversight of, product, marketing, and commercial roadmaps in order to hit targets and add value to the bottom line
  • Work closely with rest of UK leadership team to influence strategy and capitalise on opportunities
  • Assess the risks and opportunities to hitting/beating KPIs and budget on a day to day basis, and action accordingly
  • Support the account management team in creating new sales opportunities, and in commercial conversations, offering insight in to Product and Marketing plans
  • Keep up to date with industry trends/news, campaigns, product launches etc
  • Responsible for KPI and Operational reporting

Key Skills and abilities:

  • Ideally coming from a Sports Affiliate, Sports Media or Sports Publishing background
  • An ambitious and driven self-starter, someone who is happy to get stuck in
  • Able to work collaboratively, bringing together multiple areas of the business
  • A problem solver who makes stuff happen
  • Passionate about our business and the industry, to ensure we capitalise on opportunities that exist today/tomorrow
  • A strong understanding of digital businesses and the roles of different functions
  • Able to balance a varied workload and make quick decisions on prioritisation
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