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Innovation Business Analyst
A Business Analyst is now required within the Product and Innovation team to identify, analyse, and pursue new business opportunities, which will continue to enhance the product offering, and ultimately, the trajectory of the business unit.

About the Role:

A key part of this role will involve working closely with the company’s new innovation programme – The IMG Arena Greenhouse. 


The programme is designed to deliver innovative products and new revenue streams via collaboration with entrepreneurs, startups and scaleups. 


The IMG Arena Greenhouse incubates, accelerates and invests in the next generation of our products, and the sports betting and media industry.


This exciting role will have a wide-ranging focus including:

  • providing rigorous commercial insight and analysis of opportunities selected for the innovation programme, 
  • articulation of their business impact, 
  • supporting preparation of innovation briefs and business cases for product development and new revenue opportunities, 
  • supporting with formulation of commercial rationale for investments.


Candidate Profile:

This exciting role would suit a talented and detail-oriented commercial professional who has worked across the B2B space and is astute at evaluating revenue opportunities and partnerships.  


The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of identifying and assessing new commercial initiatives, whether they be technology or content rights-based, and being able to help successfully integrate these cross-functionally. 


This role is important to the evolution of the Division and reflects the modern day challenges IMG faces as a market leader in the product and technology innovation space. 


The role has a strong commercial focus and would suit a self-starter with a genuine entrepreneurial spirit who understands how to help determine future potential value in startups and innovation-led businesses:


Required Experience & Knowledge:

  • Conversant on the role technology now plays in improving key commercial and audience metrics for all manner of betting and sports media companies. 
  • Proven track record of delivering detailed and coherent business insights and recommendations on new digital business opportunities
  • Adept at developing compelling and logical business cases to support high profile product investments
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about sport generally 
  • Experience in both the gaming and media industries is a strong plus.


Working Conditions:

  • This is a permanent position based in Chiswick, London 
  • Working hours are 9:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday
  • Occasional travel/weekend work may be required. 


Why IMG:

We want you to have a career you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others.


Business Overview:

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media, operating in more than 30 countries. 


The company manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. 


IMG also specializes in sports training and league development, as well as marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. IMG is part of the Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG) network.


Next Step:
To apply, please click here.

IMG is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.