Read more on the sustainable approach of Tottenham Hotspur FC, stadium projects of PEC Zwolle and NK Osijek and improved fan experience at Leeds United FC and Crystal Palace FC in this short industry update by ESSMA.

This year’s SMART & Sustainability Workshop was organised at Amsterdam ArenA. Over 23 members from 10 countries learned insights and shared knowledge related to smart stadiums, energy management and sustainability cases. Moreover, participants enjoyed an extensive ‘into the future’ Amsterdam ArenA tour.

This year’s Pitch Management Workshop was organised at Amsterdam ArenA. Over 55 members from 11 countries learned insights and shared knowledge related to multifunctional pitch management, dealing with weather and data tracking. Furthermore, participants had the opportunity to visit both the pitch of Amsterdam ArenA and the training facilities of AFC Ajax.

Read more on stadium plans at Real Madrid CF and Birmingham City FC, fan experience initiatives at Principality Stadium and FC Inter Milan and eSports at the French national football team in this short industry update by ESSMA.

Wojciech Rokicki, Project Director of Legia Warsaw,  shared the latest update around their new training centre with delegates during the ESSMA Summit 2018.

On 7 May, European industry professionals interested in data, analytics and technology innovation will assemble during the Sports Analytics & Sports Technology Conference held at Amsterdam ArenA (the Netherlands). The conference is part of the Sports Analytics World Series powered by KPMG.


April 02, 2018


Business Intelligence Coordinator


ESSMA, the European platform for stadium management, has a unique opportunity for a Business Intelligence Coordinator to join a fast-growing and exciting company in the sports sector.

Our mission is to maximize stadium revenues and streamline operational excellence for all ESSMA Stadium members, by sharing knowledge & expertise and providing inspiration through workshops, tours and our flagship annual ESSMA Summit.

Our members are representatives of football and rugby Leagues, Federations, Clubs, Stadiums and the industry. E.g. Real Madrid, Arsenal, Allianz Arena, Paris Saint Germain, Juventus, Amsterdam ArenA, …


Your role

The Business Intelligence Coordinator is responsible for creating surveys, reports, data extracts and visual dashboards based on detailed member specifications. You work closely with our +350 European Stadium Members to gather functional requirements and encourage them to attend workshops where knowledge is shared amongst the members .

The Business Intelligence Coordinator is responsible for the creation of documentation after analysing data and reports to the ESSMA Business Intelligence Manager.

Attention to detail and data analysis experience are critical to be successful in this position.


Your responsibilities as Business Inteligence Coordinator include

  • Analyse and detect needs of our members
  • Interpret and translate gathered data into reports
  • Work together with ESSMA members
  • Update CRM


About you

  • Excellent communication skills in English - Additional language proficiency in French, Dutch/Flemish, Spanish, Italian or German is an advantage.
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and listening skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively
  • Must possess a high level of customer service skills
  • Working knowledge or experience in Microsoft Office tools
  • Participate as strong, collaborative team player
  • Highly motivated and brilliant work ethic
  • This job requires flexibility



Our office is located in Belgium, at the home venue of first division club STVV (Tiensesteenweg 168 H 602, 3800 Sint-Truiden)

You will join a dynamic and highly motivated team in an international environment. ESSMA provides exciting opportunities for personal development. There will be opportunities to travel and visit different European clubs.

You can look forward to the following compensation and benefits package (based on the ESSMA HR-plan): a market competitive salary, company car, meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, use of a mobile phone, mobile subscription, homeworking on Friday, lunch provided by ESSMA on a regular basis, public transport compensation, etc…

All this, and a company deeply committed to integrity and responsibility.

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Read more about stadium development & renovation at Leicester City FC, KV Mechelen and Ajax AFC, staying the night at SC Freiburg and more partner news in this short industry update by ESSMA.

ESSMA Stadium Partner SGL organised its 12th Masterclass on 20 - 21 March 2018 in Italy with visits to Allianz Stadium (Turin) and Milanello Sport Center (Milan) on day one and San Siro (Milan) on the second day. This customer only event focused on research and design. With 80 attendees, it was the highest attendance in SGL Masterclass’ history.

The message from UEFA during the Pyrotechnics Masterclass on 4 and 5 April in the Netherlands was clear: there is no place for pyrotechnics in football stadiums.

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