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Job Posting: Content Strategist UK/EU

Job Posting: Content Strategist UK/EU


Samba Digital is a leading international sports marketing agency that partners with rights holders to establish and enhance their global presence across diverse regions such as LatAm, the US, Africa & MENA. We specialise in managing local content and commercial practices to engage new audiences across a wide range of sports. 

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Content Strategist to join our team in the UK/EU region. You will report to the Territory Manager and work alongside a team of account & sales managers.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the digital sports and business landscape and a proven track record of success in processing data insights, creating compelling strategic approaches, and then executing them. 




  • Work together with the sales team to assist in new client proposals – taking responsibility for developing impactful content strategies for their target audiences and business goals
  • Think creatively and productively to imagine original content that helps Samba to sit apart from our competitors
  • Be able to collect and interpret data and insights in order to develop the relevant strategies
  • Collaborate closely with our Data/Insight, Forca Creative Studio and Paid Media teams
  • Participate in new client pitches


Account Strategy

  • Be responsible for developing and producing a strategy document per client and then for supporting the delivery of this strategy. 
  • Develop and produce a strategy document for our territory/region – essentially a broad/generic version of the above
  • Aid on KPI tracking and how we achieve these per client 
  • Support the Community Management team with implementing the above strategy(s) & support them with ideas when planning quarterly plans for clients
  • Support onboarding of new clients from a strategy perspective 


Research & Insights

  • Helping identify trending themes within the football and sport industry. Do they apply to our clients, and how?



  • 3+ years of experience in a content strategy role, preferably with an agency background
  • Strong understanding of the digital landscape and sports business
  • Experience in creating stand-out content plans and strategies
  • Experience with working with data and insights and developing creative strategies from them
  • Proven experience in working on agency proposals and being part of a pitch team
  • Ability to work independently and in a remote working capacity
  • Have an analytical mind, creativity, good organisational skills, and proactivity
  • Knowledge of graphic and creative production processes
  • Advanced knowledge of social media and digital platforms
  • English is essential, other languages are an added advantage



  • This is a remote position with the requirement to be based in the European region
  • Potential travel required 
  • Type of contract: independent contractor agreement 
  • One-year contract with the possibility of renewal



  • Fixed annual fee based on experience
  • Commission on business deals


To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to thomas.pouverel@sambadigital.com