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VP E-Commerce Strategy

Europe - flexible location

Job Description

Job Title:
VP E-Commerce Strategy
Location:
Europe - flexible location
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Strategy
Department:
Commercial & Business Development
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What's your new role about?

DAZN’s VP of E-commerce Strategy will be responsible for defining the global strategy for DAZN in the competitive E-commerce space. DAZN has millions of customers globally, and they are sports fans. We believe that there is an opportunity to offer these customers E-Commerce solutions that bring them closer to their favourite sports, teams and brands. This newly created role will define the E-commerce proposition for DAZN, localised to every market. The VP of E-commerce will decide, in collaboration with other DAZN stakeholders, what products to offer customers, and how to create a unique and differentiated E-commerce experiences. A crucial part of the role is selecting and managing the right partners to work with to deliver these experiences, and mapping out in the longer term how E-commerce is embedded in the DAZN viewing experience.

The successful candidate will work closely with a wide range of teams within DAZN, including product, technology, legal, marketing, operations, PR, and rights. In addition, the VP of E-commerce will be expected to engage with rights holders and sporting organisations and athletes to help secure access to properties than can be leveraged via E-commerce. The role can be based in any of the major DAZN offices in Europe and will report into the global EVP of New Revenues, based in London.

This role can be aligned to any of our European offices (London, Madrid and Munich).

Benefits will depend on your location but will include access to DAZN, an annual performance related bonus, family friendly community, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working, and access to our internal speaker series and events.

AS OUR NEW VP E-COMMERCE STRATEGY, YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Defining, with senior stakeholders, the overall strategy for E-commerce at DAZN.
  • Defining the global strategy and working with local business units to tailor for their markets.
  • Defining product lines and collections, including working with rightsholders to create unique collections.
  • Selecting 3rd party partners to execute the strategy.
  • Creating motivating ecommerce propositions for DAZN customers.
  • Working with DAZN project management to ensure that new ecommerce solutions are delivered to specification, and that all stakeholders are informed of progress.
  • Managing 3rd party partner relationships.
  • Working with the product team to define the long term product vision of an integrated watching / ecommerce experience.
  • Exploring innovative ways to integrate E-commerce in the DAZN platform and user journeys. 

YOU’LL BE SET UP FOR SUCCESS IF YOU HAVE:

  • A creative and strategic approach to creating E-commerce propositions for sports fans. 
  • Proven commercial experience in the digital E-commerce sector, with previous and tracked experience in sports E-commerce.
  • A good understanding of E-commerce platforms and business models, and how these would be useful for DAZN.
  • A strong, self-motivated attitude, and the ability to drive the E-commerce strategy within the wider DAZN organisation.
  • Strong commercial/business development experience, in an E-commerce environment.
  • High attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in managing vendor relationships.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, plus fluency in the local language.
  • Other language skills are a bonus.

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
 
As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
 
If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.
 
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE.
 
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
 
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
 
We look forward to hearing from you.