Consultant – Consulting department

The Sports Consultancy is looking for an experienced Consultant to join its growing team.

The role:

  • Predominantly client-facing, working within a wider Consulting team of Analysts, Consultants and Senior Consultants
  • Provides strategic and commercial advice to our rights holder, event and city clients to help them enhance commercial returns, find efficiencies and suggest innovative and creative solutions
  • Supports Senior Consultants to design and produce high quality deliverables to reflect and exceed client needs
  • Takes direct day-to-day responsibility for project managing engagements and managing peer level client relationships, ensuring projects are delivered on time and in scope
  • Designs and creates individual deliverable content with minimal support, ensuring all deliverables are visually appealing and professionally executed
  • Uses numeric analytical skills to process large volumes of data and identify trends and opportunities
  • Thinks creatively and innovatively to present information to clients in an accessible manner
  • Uses an evidenced based approach to deliver a succinct argument to clients
  • Comfortable presenting information in person and facilitating client discussion
  • Manages junior team members (analysts and interns) and provides clear feedback to improve and enhance their work, including proactive coaching and mentoring
  • Contributes to the wider business and practice development objectives of the Firm

The role will be rewarded with a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and 23 days holiday per annum.

Whilst this role is based in our London office, we have clients across the globe and some travel is required. We operate a hybrid and flexible working model, with typically 3 days in the London office per week.


Desired Skills and Experience

Experience required:

  • At least three – four years experience working within rights holder, agency, major event or professional services background
  • Experience working in a programme or project management structure, taking ownership for the timely delivery of quality deliverables
  • Experience of project managing own and others’ work packages to contribute to an integrated project or programme
  • Appreciation / understanding of the sports industry, trends and opportunities
  • Ability to deliver an argument in a clear and compelling manner
  • Produces high quality deliverables that are well structured, insight-led, robust and accurate
  • Ability to think creatively about client problems
  • Demonstrable client-facing experience and ability to develop strong relationships with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including report-writing, presentations and workshop facilitation
  • Excellent working knowledge of core MS Office software (including PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Educated to graduate / post graduate level
  • Language skills are desirable but not essential

Personal attributes:

  • Passion for sport
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Enthusiasm, energy and willingness to meet challenging demands
  • Self-motivated and a highly flexible approach to work
  • Able to work to short deadlines
  • Self-disciplined, with excellent attention to detail
  • Committed to self-development
  • A strong team player with good inter-personal skills
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Job Posted: 6th Oct Applications Close: 31st Oct
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