Head Women's Football Researcher (Freelance)
Employer ········· Sports Interactive
City ························· Stratford (London)/Remote 🇬🇧
Type ······················· Full-time
Salary ··················· Competitive
We are Sports Interactive 🎮
The gaming studio behind: ⚽ Football Manager.
Founded in 1994, Sports Interactive (‘SI’) became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA Europe in 2006. Based at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London, the SI team continues to expand as we bring our titles to an ever-growing audience across an increasing variety of platforms.
To support our growth, we welcome the opportunity to connect with passionate people with the drive to match our ambitions and initiative to realise your individual potential.
Reporting to the Head of Women’s Football Research, Head Researchers will require in depth knowledge and research skills into specific leagues or footballing nations.
The Head Researcher role will play a key part in developing and supporting the women’s football database and team. It is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work on a self-employed and flexible basis as an additional source of income during your spare time.
We are looking for passionate experts of women’s football in the following countries/leagues:
Germany - Frauen Bundesliga and 2. Frauen Bundesliga
France - Division 2 Feminine
Please note: The Head Researcher role is a paid freelance position based on output of services and quality of research provided. You must have the appropriate right to work within the territory you are based
Collect, collate, and enter specific accurate footballing data in a timely manner.
Create a network list and community of voluntary researchers which will assist in providing accurate data.
Provide detailed competition rules for all the competitions required so they can be coded as realistically as possible.
Quality check any data from others to improve any data that Football Manager has within the database.
There's also potential to canvas a team of voluntary Assistant Researchers to cover specific clubs within designated leagues or nations, but this will be assessed at a later date.
A huge passion for football, in particular women’s football.
Extensive knowledge of your designated league and women’s football in that nation.
Strong communication and organisational skills.
Attention to detail.
Excellent English verbal and written skills.
Ability to build and foster working relationships and networks.
A knowledge of Football Manager (desirable).
Football scouting and/or analytics experience or qualifications (desirable).
Experience working on databases (desirable).