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About the Job

Our client, a premier management consulting firm in Dubai specializing in sports and events business strategies, we are seeking an experienced and strategic-minded Business Consultant to join their team. As a Business Consultant with a focus on sports and events, you will play a critical role in advising clients on market opportunities, driving growth, and implementing innovative strategies to achieve success in the dynamic sports and events industry in the region.
About the Role
  • Client Engagement: Build strong relationships with clients in the sports and events industry, including sports organizations, event management companies, and venue operators. Understand their unique challenges and objectives to deliver tailored consulting solutions
  • Business Analysis: Conduct in-depth market research and analysis to identify industry trends, opportunities, and potential risks. Use data-driven insights to inform strategic recommendations for clients
  • Strategy Development: Lead the development of comprehensive business strategies and action plans for clients, encompassing market entry, expansion, revenue generation, and brand enhancement in the sports and events sector
  • Event Feasibility Studies: Assess the feasibility of hosting sports events and tournaments in the region, considering factors such as infrastructure, logistics, sponsorships, and public interest
  • Revenue Diversification: Advise clients on diversifying revenue streams, including sponsorship deals, broadcasting rights, ticketing strategies, merchandise sales, and other commercial opportunities
  • Strategic Partnerships: Identify and negotiate potential strategic partnerships and collaborations for clients to enhance their market presence and capitalize on synergies
  • Financial Modeling: Develop financial models and conduct cost-benefit analysis to support strategic decision-making and investment proposals for sports and events ventures
  • Project Management: Oversee the implementation of recommended strategies, working closely with client teams to ensure effective execution and achievement of objectives
  • Industry Thought Leadership: Stay abreast of industry developments, best practices, and emerging trends in the sports and events business landscape. Share expertise through thought leadership articles, presentations, and industry events
About the Candidate
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Sports Management, Marketing, or a related field. An advanced degree would be advantageous
  • Minimum of 1 year's experience in management consulting
  • In-depth knowledge or passion about the sports and events industry
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and implementing business strategies, ideally for clients in sports, entertainment, tourism or aviation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable recommendations
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills to engage and influence key stakeholders
  • Project management expertise, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • A passion for sports and events with a keen understanding of the industry's commercial aspects

Please note that MCG Talent can only respond to those candidates that we feel meet the criteria laid out by our client.

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