The NFL Business Development & Media Strategy group is seeking a Manager who will support key business strategy and principal investment initiatives, including the NFL’s Strategic Investment Fund (32 Equity). The Manager will drive investment and equity value creation opportunities that meet the NFL’s strategic criteria and are financially attractive. As part of these responsibilities, the Manager will support deal sourcing, due diligence, execution, and post-investment activities. The group’s overall activities are highly visible to executive leadership and ownership of the NFL. This is an exciting chance to be in an investing-oriented role at the NFL and work daily with key league and club personnel. This role requires strong financial modeling capabilities, highly effective interpersonal and communication skills, an understanding of the sports and media landscape, and a foundation in investment diligence and execution.
Identify, develop and execute business strategies for key business areas
Assist in developing new initiatives by assessing and analyzing new markets, critical media and sports trends, and competitive landscapes
Conduct financial analyses and develop proposals for new business and investment opportunities
Take a meaningful role in all aspects of deal development and prospecting, sourcing, negotiating and closing
Help manage partner relationships
Create and participate in strategic presentations to senior executives inside and outside the organization
Contribute to positive group culture to foster high performance, efficient processes and professional development
Required Education and Experience
B.A., B.S., or equivalent
2-4 years of relevant work experience at a leading investment bank, consulting firm, or private equity investment firm (preferably in TMT groups)
Ability to create, work within, and present financial models for deal analysis and valuation
Strong attention to detail, especially when multi-tasking across various projects in a fast-paced environment; expected to execute tasks with minimal error and with high level of efficiency
A solid work ethic; positive attitude and desire for continued career growth
Deep interest and enthusiasm for media, technology and sports industries
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to efficiently produce materials and analyses in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and clearly articulate details to senior management
Confident, positive personal style that can persuade and motivate others to accomplish corporate goals while holding team members accountable to a high standard of performance
Unwavering commitment to honest and ethical business interactions
Terms / Expected Hours of Work
NFL employees are required to work 40 hours per week
The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated, inclusive of the COVID-19 Booster for those who are eligible under CDC guidelines.