“How to start and build a career in sport” – João Frigerio

SportWorks TALKS – #MeetTheMembers series

Would you like to know what is the best way to start a career in sports? What are the skills the recruiters look for in a candidate? Are there current opportunities, even in a time of crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic?

Joao Frigerio has aMBA by the University of Sao Paulo (BRA) and a Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport, by De Monfort University (GBR), SDA Bocconi (ITA) and Université de Neuchâtel (SUI) – the FIFA Master.  He is co-author of ”Mobile Sports Rights in Europe 2006”, ”Sports on Broadband 2007: Video Rights, the Internet and IPTV” and “Soccerex Football Finance 100”. Before starting his own consultancy business, he’d been the General Manager of Sportcal Europe for four years and, prior to that, the senior editor for FIFA’s Fifaworldcup.com in Portuguese, before and during the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Joao is the founder of the first and most important international career fair for the sports industry in the world, the iWorkinSport Job Fair. He is also a former Vice President and currently Executive Director of the FIFA Master Alumni Association.

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