Jobs at ESSMA

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Communication officer

Is content creation always on your mind? Are you interested in sports and stadium management? And do you feel at home in a small team with a large, European reach? Then ESSMA could be your match!


Your role on the team

In collaboration with the managing director and business intelligence officer, you will deliver relevant content for the ESSMA-community. You generate and create content from our members and inspires them with industry updates, intelligence reports and research insights. Ranging from articles, member interviews, new stadium projects to a full report. Always keeping a close eye on their performance.


Your main responsibilities:

  • You monitor and drive traffic to the website and knowledge platform. In addition, you measure results and progress
  • Creation and execution of a content plan according to Google 3H model
  • You execute the content calendar and bring new ideas to the table
  • Trends and other news are being converted into attractive visuals
  • Find inspiring stories in our community and bring them to the right platform
  • Supporting the ESSMA online and offline events any way that you can


Who are you?

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in marketing or communications
  • +3 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Fluency in English and good knowledge of French. Knowledge of any other European language is a plus
  • Skilled in Photoshop and/or Indesign
  • Creative and flexible self-starter, who likes to work autonomously
  • Digital savvy, with good knowledge of MS Office and marketing software (e.g. CRM).
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • You like to travel and meet our members across Europe occasionally.
  • Knowledge in video creation and editing is a plus
  • A highly energetic and positive personality


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Strategic manager - Club services coordinator

 Are you passionate about the stadium industry? Always curious on how stadiums are developed, venues optimizing their daily operations or how clubs are increasing their revenue generation model? Strongly interested to connect with industry professionals and help build a network of association ambassadors?

Than you are the strategic manager end club services coordinator that we are looking We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly driven, communicative person to strengthen our ESSMA team!

Your role on the team

  • In collaboration with the managing director, you will be the liaison to connect our stadium & club members with the ESSMA community.
  • In collaboration with the managing director you will be responsible for the internationalization of ESSMA
  • You will act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) towards our clubs, stadiums and federations in order to activate them within the ESSMA family and help analyse the hot topics within the European stadium landscape.
  • You will guide our members through the expertise and knowledge gathered on our online knowledge platform.
  • You will spread relevant business reports & trend analysis and activate our community to participate in mastermind sessions and specialised events.

Your main responsibilities

  • You will developing a strategic vision and drawing up a business plan for the internationalization of ESSMA
  • You will do the research and development of a roadmap to build up a worldwide network to enter the market in the Arab world, Middle East, North America and Asia.
  • You are the key contact person for club & stadium members in order to provide them with relevant association updates
  • You will visit club members to understand their needs and will look for relevant touch points to enable related services
  • You will help build and execute an activation plan to connect all members within the ESSMA family
  • Content creation will be part of your role, so members are aware of your activities
  • You will participate in our ESSMA events where you will help drive networking between our members
  • You will rely on ESSMA ambassadors to create relevant contact and spread information among all our members across the world

 

Who are you?

  • Minimum Bachelor-degree in marketing, communications or related field of study
  • +3 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Fluency in Dutch, English and good knowledge of French. Knowledge of any other language is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative and flexible self-starter, who likes to work autonomously
  • Digital savvy, with good knowledge of MS Office and marketing software (e.g. CRM).
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • You are flexible and always like to go the extra mile
  • You like to travel and meet our members across Europe occasionally.
  • A highly energetic and positive personality 

 

What we offer?

  • Market conform salary 
  • Extralegal benefits
  • Exciting working environment locally connected (Offices in Stayen stadium, Sint-Truiden) with international exposure 
  • Part of a highly motivated team of 5 people
  • Flexible hours and possibility to work from home 1 day per week

 

About ESSMA

ESSMA was established in 1996 and unites more than 350 European clubs/stadiums, 16 leagues/federations and over 60 corporations in the stadium industry. Built around three pillars: events, business intelligence and strategic support, the association offers an inspirational range of events for members to connect, learn and evolve with other like-minded professionals.

 ESSMA carefully collects a wide range of data from its vast stadium network. It provides members with up-to-date, easy to understand data, analysing current stadium development projects. ESSMA conducts valuable reports to share best-practice guidelines and insights from its experienced membership-base. ESSMA aims to offer the right strategic support for every member.

 Join us and help us unite the European Stadium Industry!


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ESSMA TraineeESSMA Intern

Are you looking for an internship?

If you are looking to take your first steps in the stadium industry, there is no better location to do your internship than with ESSMA! Both from a communications as event management perspective, we always have interesting opportunities! 

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