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Director of Digital and Systems Development – European Tour

Director of Digital and Systems Development – European Tour

The world is changing! The way sports fans view and engage with content is evolving and the European Tour is at the heart of this evolution. We want the European Tour to continue to lead the way in which technology is transforming sport. This is your chance to join one of the world’s most progressive sporting organisations and shape the way sponsors, players and fans connect with some of the world’s best golfing content across the globe.

The Role

European Tour has a new opening for a senior level Digital & Systems Development Director. You will be fully conversant in digital products, CRM systems and data development, and experienced in implementation strategy and operational planning. You will have a strong understanding of leveraging digital platforms in sport including responsive websites, OTT and App developments, with the opportunity to work with some of the most respected global sponsors in sport today to activate across all digital channels.

You will be technical whilst commercially driven, adept at linking with the most senior representatives across the organisation, and fully comfortable in mapping business needs into digital briefings for suppliers.

You will lead a small team of developers and system administrators to help drive innovation and support our transformation of global golf.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the Digital and Systems Development team in European Tour’s offices at Wentworth.
  • Developing a strategic road-map for digital and systems development and aligning all product implementations to deliver compelling engagements across 47 tournaments worldwide including the Ryder Cup, British Masters and BMW PGA Championships.
  • Leading and inspiring the team in terms of operational delivery, systems integration and product development across our technology landscape, and achieving key KPI objectives.
  • Developing solutions for our sponsorship family with successful results for our commercial sponsors and promoters.
  • Developing digital strategies and creative ideas to support our partner management team and enhance our partnerships.
  • Manage budgets, key suppliers including Deltatre and Salesforce, and team resources to deliver world-class services.
  • Leading the strategic implementation of a new Content Management Service, and a future CRM system.
  • Contributing to the wider organisations in terms of structure, growth and opportunities.

Key Attributes

  • A strong leader who inspires others across different countries and cultures
  • Strong communicator, capable of working at the senior level
  • Motivated to succeed in a high paced performance environment
  • Experienced in managing strategic technology suppliers
  • Strong background in technology across sport, systems and digital media
  • Impeccable understanding of digital marketing and social networks
  • Highly developed communication and people management skills

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