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Junior Intergrations Manager, IMG Arena

  • IMG
  • Chiswick Park, Chiswick, London W4, UK
  • 06/11/2023
Full time Entry Level / Junior / Apprentice

Job Description

Who We Are:

Launched in 2012, IMG Arena leveraged our rights expertise to pioneer the mainstream introduction of official data rights. We paved the way for a new revenue stream for our Rightsholder clients, whilst at the same time delivering greater value to the sports betting industry. We have gone on to expand our sports betting product suite with the addition of Event Centres and Official Virtual Sports. At IMG Arena the job is yours. We want you to be yourself. We are focused on building an inclusive and empowering environment that’s welcoming for everyone, where you are trusted and empowered to do what you’re good at. It’s your arena and your opportunity to shape it and your career. You’ll have the opportunity to pick up the latest technology, develop your own ideas and run with them. There’s loads of room for improvement and innovation. You get to prove and own the process from start to finish.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

IMG ARENA is the premium provider of official sports content services to the betting and digital media industries. They have close partnerships with a diverse range of international sports federations and associations including the PGA, DP World Tour, UTR, UFC and many more. Due to an increasing portfolio of rights acquisitions, an opportunity has arisen for a Junior Integrations Manager who will be required to manage the collection and distribution of live sports data, streaming and betting feeds to a substantial customer base.

IMG ARENA are looking for a candidate who deeply cares about the customers of their platforms and who can reduce integration lead time and champion the customer’s needs back to the product and development groups to enhance the workflow. You’ll also be a key point of contact for our support and operations teams and will be able to resolve technical problems in a timely, efficient, and creative manner.

Reports to: Support and Integrations Director

Location: Chiswick, London

Position Responsibilities:

  • Taking ownership of integrating new customers onto our sports data platforms
  • Explaining the technical element of the Integration to clients
  • Finding ways to streamline the Integration Process and therefore reduce the lead time
  • Monitoring customers use and advising them of ways in which they can optimize
  • Taking common customer problems and turning them into product requirements
  • Assisting our Support teams with customer queries along
  • Working with large sports federations to ensure our collection of sports data meets our incredibly high standards
  • Supporting the product and development teams with new feature releases
  • Working with third parties and feed suppliers to enhance workflows and processes.
  • UAT Testing
  • An understanding of web application architecture
  • Previous working experience with REST APIs, JSON, and web sockets would be useful
  • Assisting Integration Managers with any Ad-Hoc items

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience dealing in either b2b customer support, operations, or integrations
  • Experience of dealing with large scale b2b customer support
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Approachable and a strong communicator
  • Ability to be flexible to handle client meetings from all around the world
  • Technical understanding of stylesheets and repos is desirable
  • Passion for sport is desirable

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.