AdSales Project Leader

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 7:04 AM)
Requisition ID
Career Category
Advertising Sales
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

Eurosport, the Discovery-owned sports broadcaster, connects fans and athletes around the greatest sports events. Its channels, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2 and Eurosportnews, reach 249 million cumulative subscribers across 99 countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

The Brand Solutions department supports the international and local ad sales teams, spread throughout the world, to sell all platforms (TV-Web-Mobile) advertising spaces. It regroups two teams: Business Intelligence, and Brand Partnerships. Being at the heart of the sales process, the ultimate goal of this middle office department is to optimize the global ad revenue.
The Adsales Product and Project Management focuses its effort in managing the inventory, creating a catalogue of advertising products around the editorial contents available on air and online, and developing creative special ad operations together with all internal teams, in response to client’s enquiries.


Reporting directly to the Head of Product and Project Management, the Project Leader will support several ad sales teams based in Europe (London, Amsterdam, Scandinavia…). Main point of entry of each sales people’s requests, he/she will:

  • Push all offers (TV-Digital) mostly based on Sporting events coverage (e.g. Roland Garros, Olympic Games…): inform Sales about any updates, new sponsorship package, new tv rights, new sponsors signature, new opportunity, new laws, etc.
  • Be the first entry point to all sales requests : find relevant solutions on all platforms, with all internal stakeholders. From innovative branded integration developed together with editorial teams, to disruptive ad formats.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to ensure the implementation of campaigns, optimization of the revenues, to guarantee the respect of constraints and laws.
  • Manage transversal projects.


Being a team of internal clients’ servicing, the candidate will have to be very solutions oriented, pro-active, available and with a prominent entrepreneurial and creative mind-set.
The position requires abilities to innovate, negotiate, compromise and work in a relaxed atmosphere.

You have at least 4 years of working experience, ideally in the field of advertising (working on international campaigns/brands if possible), sport business and/or media (agency, advertiser, sales house, brand content team…). Having worked within international companies would be appreciated.
You hold a Masters in Sales Marketing acquired in Business School or equivalent; are fluent in English and French (writing and verbal).
You have expert skills in Office software (PowerPoint / Excel). Good skills in Photoshop are a plus.
You are rigorous and thorough, but remain imaginative. You are not afraid of responsibilities and taking ownership of big projects.
You are a digital native, heavy user of social platforms.

You are a sports fanatic and a team player.


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