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ECB: Senior Broadcast Manager (Deadline – Dec 01)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 
London, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid) 
Posted: 12 November 2021
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About the job

This exciting role in the ECB Events Department will encompass a wide-ranging remit co-ordinating the management of all ECB’s broadcast operational requirements.

The successful candidate will work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver the highest possible standards in Broadcast Operations.

The role works across all of ECB’s broadcast cricket including men’s and women’s international cricket and all televised domestic cricket including The Hundred.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


  • You have a passion for world class sports events and broadcast.
  • You have a strong team ethic and can collaborate positively with multiple stakeholders.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment across multiple sites throughout the cricket season.


  • The primary operational liaison with ECB’s domestic TV & radio rights holders (Sky & BBC).
  • Managing televised match day broadcast operations.
  • Planning the broadcast requirements at all First Class Counties (FCCs).
  • Managing the ECB’s match specific broadcast requirements, including Decision Review System and analyst provisions at all applicable matches.
  • Working with overseas rights holders on all operational needs and facilities including collaboration with host broadcaster for world feed provision.
  • Line managing a team of two staff who will work across broadcast and media operations.
  • The primary point of contact for all FCCs relating to broadcast operations across the game and for televised matches.
  • Working with ECB Commercial department to ensure smooth delivery of partner rights in broadcast.
  • Collaborating with Communication & Accreditation teams and with FCCs in managing major match day facilities for press and photographers.
  • Working with ECB Commercial department to ensure smooth delivery of partner rights in broadcast.
  • Managing appropriate budgets and working with Events and Finance team colleagues on short and long term financial planning.
  • Collaborating to ensure the delivery of the broadcast elements of event presentation are planned and managed.


  • Excellent people skills.
  • An exceptional ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, internal and external.
  • A strong eye for detail and the ability to compile and present operational plans.
  • Broadcast operations experience at major sporting events.
  • Sufficient technical knowledge of outside broadcast operations.
  • A collaborative working approach and an appetite to deliver world class cricket productions.
  • Full UK Driving license


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Private medical insurance for you
  • Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Life assurance
  • 30% discount on New Balance items


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