Senior Sales Manager



To support our Commercial Division, FIFA is looking to recruit an organized and flexible person as a Senior Sales Manager, 100%


Your duties


Responsible for Media Rights Sales for FIFA World Cup and other FIFA eventsConducting and managing sales process

Leading contracting process (with support of Commercial Legal) to completion

Coordinating exchange of completed contracts

Managing preparation for MBM approvals

Supporting Head of TV Sales with ad hoc projects, including at FIFA events

Managing complex problems on site in real time with respect to broadcasters’ rights and obligations

Coordinating certain projects which include liaising with other stakeholders (ie the brand management department, music project partners etc)


Our requirements


BA/BS and preferable Master’s degree in a commercial field

More than five years’ experience working directly in media sales for a premium sports property


Excellent understanding of the media landscape including distribution and monetization models, demonstrated sales track record and network within the industry


Proven sales track record in Africa and/or Asia is an advantage


Credible and impactful in regular interactions with C-level executives in top media organisations around the world


Good experience in internal/external client and account management

Good understanding of digital and social media platforms, including advertising metrics/analytics, and industry trends


Demonstrated experience with problem solving and decision making skillsFluent in English, knowledge of any other FIFA language (French, German or Spanish) an asset

Good time management and coordination skills, and ability to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Good communication and facilitation skills essential Team player with ability to work in multicultural environment


You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation,


Please click “apply here” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich