Supervisor, Research

Agency Optimum Sports
ID 2021-2260
US-NY-New York
Full Time


Optimum Sports is the dedicated sports marketing agency within OMG. Unlike traditional sports marketing agencies, Optimum Sports operates in both the Sports Sponsorship and Sports Media landscapes. With the combination of both disciplines under a single offering, Optimum Sports is able to provide its clients with unique and advantageous marketplace leverage through which it delivers cohesive, multi-platform sports marketing strategies. Ingrained with the latest research and ROI tools, Optimum Sports facilitates everything from Ideation to Execution to Actualization.


Our approach integrates media, investment, property, and insights to develop strategy, manage negotiation and execution, and evaluate performance of partnerships. Established in 2003, we continue to innovate in the sports marketplace and build solutions for our constantly evolving world. 


  • Undergraduate degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in media or similar field
  • High level of proficiency/interest in data cleaning, management, and analysis
  • Experience with data common to the media/marketing industry, i.e Nielsen, survey data, etc.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate ideas in both a written and verbal setting
  • Expert in industry knowledge and understanding of sports marketing vernacular and trends
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deliver assignments under deadline
  • Ability to communicate with clients and internal strategy/investment teams effectively and intelligently
  • Efficiency, organization, and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong interest in collegiate and professional sports


Supervisors report directly to the Associate Director, attending to client-specific research to further the client’s understanding of the sports media trends and marketplace.

  • Identify, investigate, and visualize relevant viewership and consumption trends in the sports media marketplace
  • Manage custom databases for general agency use
  • Design PowerPoint decks and Word documents that convey data-driven insights supported with appropriate research
  • Develop broad understanding of clients’ businesses and needs
  • Proactive in identifying new projects and business opportunities with existing clients
  • Works in direct cooperation with respective strategy and investment teams
  • Manages junior staff (at any point 1-3 personnel) and is involved with evaluation of existing staff and consideration of potential employees
  • Responsible for continual briefing of unit Directors for the purpose of keeping their engagement in client initiatives, as well as for managing demands of Directors
  • Travel is occasionally required for presentations, meetings and other client or industry events


Optimum Sports is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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