• SALES DIRECTOR

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    •Act as a strong business leader, manage sales revenue and team KPIs.
    •Responsible for forecasting and budgeting for his/her own team.
    •Become a "product expert" and educate your team and client about the advantage of our company’s service and product offerings.
    •Understand the hot issues and new developments in the sports industry, learn and know what client needs, and integrate our product and service into a total solution to address client concerns.
    •Manage the day-to-day sales & marketing activities across multiple team.
    •Responsible for industry research (discovery and expansion), review and edit terms and package details to ensure the success of any campaign.
    •Grow and optimize sales department efficiency, work across departments, align on new product and service strategies, pricing and offerings.
    •Determines annual unit and gross-profit plans by implementing marketing strategies; analyzing trends and results.
    •Establishes sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
    •Maintains and develop relationships with clients, including agencies, brands, and media partners.
    •Establishes and adjusts selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand.
    •Completes national sales operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
    •Maintains national sales staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
    •Meeting with clients, hold high level conversations, and participate in pitches.
    •Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    •Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

     

    COMPETENCIES
    •Bachelor's Degree required; Marketing Degree preferred.
    •4-5 years of sales experience in digital marketing environment, such as but not limited to digital marketing agency, brands/sports brand, and sports related media platforms.
    •Fully understand of Chinese brand sponsorship & advertisement market.
    •Excels in creative thinking, critical thinking. Has strong business sense.
    •Had experience package product and service into a solution to address any client issue.
    •Ability to write an attractive power point presentation and emails.
    •Analytical skills with ability to drive meaningful actions and sales.
    •Proficiency in MS Office - especially Excel and PowerPoint.
    •Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
    •An organized individual with great attention to detail and focus on quality of results.
    •A self-motivated individual; a good team player.
    •Takes accountability and ownership of his/her own work.

     

    LOCATION
    Shanghai, China


    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com

     

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    •Translation.
    •Research – searching and collecting information in sports industry and other potential fields.
    •Brainstorm – we are building a brand new holistic sports ecosystem and crossover cooperation mode.
    •Projects supports – summit and sports match and related events.
    •Administration duties.



    REQUIREMENTS

    •Currently enrolled in a bachelor or master program.
    •Excellent oral and written English.
    •Detail-oriented and analytical-minded, fast-pace and agile.
    •Strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, familiar with foreign search engines.
    •At least 3 working days per week and last for 3 months as commitment.
    •Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
    •Soccer fans and basketball fans are especially welcomed.


    LOCATION
    Shanghai, China


    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com

  • DIGITAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    •You will participate in numbers of campaigns cooperated with Baidu post bar as well as Bundesliga, including but not limited to event planning, content writing and fans interaction.
    •You will be responsible for running all Schalke04 related digital media platform official accounts, including Wechat, Weibo, official video website and so on.


    REQUIREMENTS
    •Currently enrolled in a bachelor or master program.
    •Excellent oral and written English.
    •Familiar with new media operations channels and skills.
    •Ability to drill for user requirements, and good at planning interesting events.
    •Experienced in new media operations will be a plus.
    •Strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, familiar with foreign search engines.
    •At least 3 working days per week and last for 3 months as commitment.
    •Soccer fans and basketball fans are especially welcomed.


    LOCATION
    Shanghai & Beijing, China


    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com

  • BUSINESS & PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO CEO

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    •Prepare Business proposal upon CEO’s brief.
    •Manage Business partner and maintain good relationship.
    •Manage Business presentation.
    •Business trips arrangement, including flight ticket, hotel and any other urgent case when travelling.
    •Schedule management for CEO.
    •Meeting/Conference/Appointment coordination & arrangement with internal/external team, preparing related materials and record meeting minutes when required.
    •Daily expenses record and reimbursement.
    •Deal with documents approval process, arrange signature/confirmation by CEO for paper documents or emails.
    •Support CEO in Admin working (Scan, copy, fax, print).
    •Oral and written translation when required.
    •Maintain good communication & relationship with internal team and partners.

     

    REQUIREMENTS

    •Excellent English proposal and deck writing skills, ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both English and Mandarin.
    •Good business sense.
    •Digital experience preference.
    •Minimum two years experience as an personal assistant to senior management, in digital or sports industry will be a plus.
    •Willing to work flexible hours.
    •Ability to understand complex concepts and relationships, great problem-solving skills.
    •Ability to prioritize multiple projects and demands.
    •Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
    •Bachelor degree at least.

     

    LOCATION
    Shanghai, China

     

    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGERS

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    •You will be responsible for managing several European football club digital projects in China, and work together with our partner and colleague in Europe.
    •Develop and negotiate to build long-term relationship with Chinese internet companies, in exchange for network resource for promotion.
    •Assist COO to build business networks and prepare the pitch/presentation deck.
    •As a Sports business development manager, you must have good business sense and capable of building network with clubs, sports brand & digital partners.

     

    REQUIREMENTS

    •Relevant experiences in managing sports brands or European football club digital projects in China. The ideal business development manager. candidate must have passion for the role & embrace Digital revolution in Sports.
    •Excellent Chinese and English is also a very important requirement for this role, German or other European languages are highly preferred.
    •A key requirement for the ideal candidate is to be very people oriented, with a strong interpersonal skill & presentation skill.
    •Good computer skills, especially with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

     

    LOCATION
    Shanghai, China

     

    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com

  • SPORTS DIGITAL CONTENT & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER (CHIEF EDITOR) FOR FOOTBALL CLUB/LEAGUE

    JOB DESCRIPTIONS
    •Developing and executing integrated social media strategy through the creation of a social media content calendar for long- and short-term projects and campaigns.
    •Working cross-functionally to develop on-brand content on regular basis for social media channels including Baidu Postbar, All football app, Wechat, Weibo, media accounts…etc.
    •Maintaining a high level of brand engagement with fans; ensuring that social interactions are on-brand and responded to in a timely manner.
    •Developing strong relationships with sports media, KOLs, and digital partners; managing and executing partners relationship strategy.
    •Managing reporting and analytics to track social media engagement and campaign effectiveness to guide strategy and drive consideration.
    •Working closely with Business consultant team & clients to deliver the right digital strategy & works.

     

    REQUIREMENTS
    •Must be a football fan
    •3+ years of experience developing and managing sports related social media accounts & digital campaigns.
    •Strong copywriting skills; previous experience in sports preferred.
    •Knowledge of China digital ecosystem and social media platform such as Baidu Postbar, All football app, Wechat, Weibo and other digital media accounts…etc.
    •With good relationship with Sports media or relevant digital platform is a plus.
    •Native Chinese, good English is a must, can speak any one of the European language is a plus.
    •Entrepreneurship, able to work well independently with minimal supervision.
    •Team player; willing to pitch in when needed.
    •Understanding of sports related video shooting & reportage are a major plus.

     

    LOCATION
    Shanghai, China

     

    APPLICATION
    Please send your resume to hr@futurearena.com