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Content Protection Data Analyst

Contract Type
Legal, Sport
Expiry Date
The Content Protection Data Analyst will use data to provide valuable insight to internal and external stakeholders, and investigate unauthorised activity damaging the Premier League's IP rights both on and offline.

Job Description

Content Protection Data Analyst

Contract type: Permanent

Reports to: Content Protection Manager

Location: Premier League, Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London, W2 1HQ


The Premier League’s Legal Services Department is looking for a Content Protection Data Analyst to expand its in-house enforcement team. The right candidate will be able to use data to provide valuable insight and reports to internal and external stakeholders and investigate unauthorised activity damaging the Premier League’s IP rights both on and offline. A varied role that will suit a data-driven individual that has an excellent knowledge of the internet.

Who we are

The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 1 billion homes in 189 countries.

We have a wide variety of responsibilities. These include organising the competition and its Rule Book as well as managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights. The work we do in conjunction with the Clubs also goes far beyond the 90 minutes. We support and provide a framework for youth development, we protect the organisation’s intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues.

The role

As a Content Protection Data Analyst, you will be responsible for helping your team access and make sense of piracy data and information, run and review investigations into illegal broadcasting of Premier League matches and report back on all findings.

You will assist with the compilation of reports for internal and external stakeholders and cover work on issues involving online piracy, commercial premises, illegal suppliers, anti-counterfeiting, auction sites and social media platforms.

The other part of your role will involve completing online investigations into unauthorised activity by investigating forums, chat rooms and other online sources to gather intelligence.

You will be responsible for both managing and feeding into internal databases and coming up with new solutions and ideas on the most efficient ways of processing data.

Requirements for the role

A passion for data and problem solving.

Ability to review data from multiple sources and to analyse trends, patterns and highlight issues.

Strong eye for detail, analytical and research skills.
At least six months’ previous experience working in a similar role.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel – you’ll be able to use pivot tables, VLOOKUPS and a range of formulas to manipulate and analyse data.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to write reports on a range of key topics.

Nice-to-haves for the role

-         Investigative skills.

-         Computer coding or programming experience.

-         Some experience of using data visualisation tools.

-         Relevant experience in the media, digital or sports industries.

-         Demonstrable interest in and knowledge of football.

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.

To apply please email with your CV and cover letter. The closing date for applications is Monday 17 August 2020.