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Product Specialist, Commercial Products – Olympics & Paralympics (F/M)

Saint-Denis (Paris region)
Published on 07/21/2022
On Location

Sportcarriere is assisting On Location in the recruitment of a Product Specialist, Commercial Products – Olympics & Paralympics on permanent contract.

On Location is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic rights holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment.

On Location is a partner to over 150 rights holders including the NFL, NCAA, the PGA of America and the United States Tennis Association, and provides unrivaled official access for both corporate clients and fans looking for immersive experiences at marquee events including the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, NFL Draft, NCAA Final Four, PGA of America events, numerous College Football Bowl Games including the Rose Bowl Game and the Tennis Majors. On Location through CID Entertainment & Future Beat also partner with numerous artists and music festivals across genres, including Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa, Electric Daisy Carnival, Migos, Post Malone, Iron Maiden, and J.Cole.

On Location’s operations include : Anthony Travel, CID Entertainment, Future Beat, Kreate Events, PrimeSport and Steve Furgal’s International Tennis Tours.

On Location is part of the Endeavor network.


A Product Specialist, Commercial Products – Olympics & Paralympics is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining an expertise related to product offerings under the Commercial Hospitality Programme for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Product Specialists works closely with other team members and at the guidance of their Manager and/or Director to create a positive and efficient environment focused on developing creative, innovative, and profitable experiential product offerings.

This position will focus on assisting with the ideation, architecture, development, inventory management, and financial strategy in relation to direct to consumer and business to business product offerings consisting of Olympic Event tickets, event day hospitality, travel components, and other assets and services.

Functions & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in ideating, creating, maintaining, and executing an innovative and strategic product architecture related to event tickets, hospitality, and travel experiences that is in line with the core values and vision of our Olympic Hospitality Programme ;
  • Extensive use of Inventory Management System(s) to build and manage product offerings, maintain web content, manage inventory, and extract data for the purposes of analytical and operational needs ;
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of our internal workflow processes and proprietary Inventory Management System(s) ;
  • Use of software platforms to assist with financial modeling, data analysis, market research, and other necessary tools to help inform decision making and manage projects ;
  • Assist in building and cultivating relationships with partners, vendors, and key ‘stakeholders throughout the Olympic ecosystem ;
  • Liaise and collaborate with other internal functional areas in order to build and manage product offerings ;
  • Participate in meetings and provide feedback while working with other Olympic workstreams in an effort to develop standardized, documented processes for the Olympic Commercial Hospitality Programme ;
  • Assist in evaluating and documenting opportunities to improve quality across all product offerings and within the overall customer experience ;
  • Work closely with our Digital Technology teams to assist with strategic ecommerce and operational solutions for our product offerings, including system enhancements, testing and quality assurance, and bug resolution ;
  • Document financials relating to post-event sales, event expenses, payments, reconciliations, client reporting, and general ledger allocations ;
  • Develop knowledge of the industry to recognize market trends, identify and analyze against competitors, and develop strategies to grow our business.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Manage inventory and product builds in proprietary inventory management system(s) ;
  • Development, documentation, and implementation of specific procedures, systems, and operational efficiencies ;
  • Assist with product support specifically related to the needs of Sales & Marketing and Guest Services ;
  • Maintain a customer-first approach by looking at the entire event ecosystem through the lens of the customer journey ;
  • Lead by example, model our core values, and set the pace for the rest of the team while inspiring creativity and innovation ;
  • Collaboration and communication within the team and across workstreams ;
  • Event operations and execution when/as requested under the guidance of the Operations & Experiences team ;
  • Situation analysis and decision making.
Profile Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Sports Management, Marketing, Business or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred ;
  • Experience working with event ticket allocations, venue space, and other elements related to revenue generation and inventory management ;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills – a collaborative style and ability to communicate effectively at all levels with strong oral, written, and presentation skills ;
  • Technology savvy ;
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills ;
  • Experience in the Travel & Hospitality industry ;
  • Comfortable working with multiple technology and software platforms, including but not limited to Office 365 platform, Asana, Smartsheet, and other digital collaboration systems. Advanced knowledge of Excel preferred.

Contract type : Permanent Contract – Full time
Location : Saint-Denis (Paris region) – International travel may be required. Expected travel may range from 10-15% annually
Starting date : ASAP
Salary : Competitive

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