Business Intelligence & Office Management Intern - 1 year FTC

London

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31st May 2019

STUDIO OVERVIEW

Sports Interactive (SI) is the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Founded in 1994 and now based in East London's booming technology hub at Here East in Stratford, SI, as a continually successful and profitable company, is now looking to expand its full-time staff as it pushes out across both existing and emerging gaming platforms.

SI’s games have enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time. Sports Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006.The studio is a vibrant environment, full of talented and dedicated people with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy working within a close-knit team as part of a lively, self-motivated and forward thinking company.

Sports Interactive looks after its staff’s well-being with free gym membership, in-house massage therapy, a leading benefits package and a flexible working schedule that make the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work (there are five staff lunchtime football teams and a wide range of regular social events). We’re also very proud of having one of the lowest turnovers of staff in the industry. Further information on Sports Interactive and its games is available on the SI website, www.sigames.com.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Sports Interactive has a new 1 year internship for a Business Planning & Development/Office Management role at our amazing new office at Here East, Stratford. This new role will suit an organised, numeric individual looking to work in a busy 100 person studio on one of the world’s most famous entertainment football products! We’re looking for someone who is a good communicator, enjoys working with and telling stories with numbers and has good skills in creating presentations that show off the numbers powerfully. Those with a helpful disposition and who are willing to try new things will do particularly well in our ambitious growing studio. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes a diverse team and enjoys working in the community we serve. If you’re looking for an office job with a difference, you’ll be hard placed to find a better place than Sports Interactive.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Intelligence

  • Supporting a team of BI Analysts who track our on-going sales performances on all formats and review anonymous player data to help make improvements to our products
  • Making insightful reports that highlight opportunities for product improvements and suggestions for our future titles
  • Working with SQL and reporting tools like Tableau and Power BI to analyse, interpret and present business data.
  • Communicating with all departments across the company to aid them with the development our products
  • Supporting the creation of business forecasts and developing scenario models to answer “what if…”

Office Management

  • Supporting the smooth running of our amazing studio building and our large number of remote workers
  • Supporting the provision of benefits
  • Supporting the creation of Purchase Orders and reconciliation of expenditures
  • Problem solving
  • Support our variety of internal teams on delivering their projects: social committee, women @ SI, CSR and much more

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Organised and reliable
  • Student definition (ie. Gap year student in full time education)
  • Interest in numbers – ie. accounting, statistics, data modelling, etc.
  • Capable of creating good presentations
  • Curious
  • Interest or experience in Football Manager, football, gaming and technology is not required but please tell us if you are!