New, ambitious, and dynamic, Football Marketing Asia (FMA) is set to be Asia’s leading sports marketing agency.
FMA is the exclusive commercial partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the rights cycles 2021-2024 and 2025-2028. Our comprehensive mandate covers the rights for all major AFC National Team and Club competitions, including the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, AFC Champions League, AFC Cup as well as AFC youth and futsal competitions.
Formerly known as DDMC Fortis, FMA – a Super Sports company – is headquartered in Hong Kong S.A.R., with offices in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and China. FMA combines unparalleled global football experience with in-depth Asian know-how and expertise.
The successful candidate will support the broadcast production and content delivery over satellite, Fibre and IP from venue to media partner, ensuring high-quality and reliable coverage and delivery of AFC matches.
Ensure that the services provided by the services providers for the satellite, Fibre and IP delivery services are of a consistently high standard and management of the production monitoring team of the host broadcaster’s output.
Day to day co-ordination and management of the transmission service provider, providing them with the details of the service delivery required, checking the bookings and delivery of information to media partners.
Manage the planning, co-ordination and implementation of all areas surrounding the live delivery of matches from venue to media partner.
Manage project planning timeline for satellite, Fibre and IP services & content delivery; track progress and provide regular internal and external reporting.
Responsible for ensuring all the satellite paths, Fibre and IP services are booked and checked for each match.
Ensuring the signal distribution of the AFC properties through day-to-day management of the service provider responsible for coordinating and monitoring the signal delivery of the live matches from the venue to the media partners and other service providers.
Day to day management of the satellite, Fibre and IP delivery service providers.
Booking of SNG services where required for uplink services from countries across Asia.
Management of the broadcaster booking tool and ensuring that the service providers authorise the correct media partners receivers so that they receive the requested matches.
Oversee matchday & tournament operations from a satellite, fibre, and IP delivery perspective, including troubleshooting of issues arising during the live broadcast transmission.
Oversee the MCR and production monitoring services provided by the satellite service provider
Monitoring the services provided by the service providers on match days and assisting in troubleshooting issues as they happen.
Co-ordinating and managing the budget for the satellite, Fibre and IP delivery services.
Strive for ongoing improvement in all areas of the signal delivery and support for our media partners and other stakeholders.
Play a key role in the technical and content team and the daily management of the operations of our service providers.
Constantly look for cost efficiencies within the service delivery and report them up to senior management.
Ensure all relevant legal and compliance requirements are met.
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
At least 6 years of senior-level experience in planning and delivering Satellite, Fibre and IP services within the adhoc broadcast industry; broadcast experience in Asia an asset
Strong broadcast technical knowledge and hands on experience of satellite, Fibre and IP service bookings, signal transmission, monitoring and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of the setup and workflows of Outside Broadcasts, understanding running orders, graphics delivery and broadcast issues
Excellent people management skills; able to be both a good leader and a team player
Strong sense of responsibility and continuous improvement
Relevant tertiary qualifications an asset
Experience of working in a high-pressure, rapid-growth environment
Fluent in written and spoken English; other Asian languages as asset
Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
Dedicated, detail-minded, well-organized
Ability to work in and outside of normal office hours to match the delivery of the matches. (i.e. 22:00 to 04:30 for events in the Middle East)
Singapore Citizen or PR are highly preferred
Interested parties please apply with your application letter, resume, current and expected salary, and availability by clicking "Apply "
Deadline of application: 10 December 2021
Applicants who are not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data collected will be treated strictly confidential and be used for the purpose of recruitment only. All collected information will be kept on our files for 12 months.
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