• Full Time
  • Remote



Navigate is a trusted advisor to leading brands and organizations in sports and entertainment. We blend best-in-class research, data, and analytics with experienced consulting to provide executives with clarity and confidence when making their biggest decisions.

Navigate works with premier clients on all sides of the industry – leagues, teams, brands, networks, agencies, and universities. Current and past clients include: All five major domestic leagues (MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL); four of the Autonomy 5 conferences (Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC); Anheuser-Busch, Oracle, Pepsi, and Visa; the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Eagles, and Seattle Sounders; and the University of Washington, the University of Miami, and more.

We are a boutique agency by design, which allows us to prioritize a positive culture that permeates everything we do both internally and externally. We require people who are self-motivated and hard-working, but who also strive for a life that is fulfilling both professionally and personally.

There are four key pillars to being a member of our team:

  1. Heroic – Be someone who runs TO the problem, who wants to save the day
  2. Ingenious – Be someone who is always searching for new, creative, better ways to do something
  3. Contagious – Be someone who brings positivity to your co-workers, your clients, and everyone you meet
  4. Extraordinary – Be someone who sets the highest standard for anything you put out into the world


  • Work collaboratively with other members of our team to help design research-based solutions for potential clients and to craft proposals
  • Learn and become a power user of Navigate’s research and data subscriptions and tools
  • Learn and master the processes used by Navigate when executing primary and secondary research
  • Contribute to client engagements from kick-off through deliverables, including:
  • Support communication with the client
  • Execute the creation and/or aggregation of research, data, and analytics that will be needed to achieve the client’s objectives
  • Support the process of determining the key insights, answers, and recommendations, as well as the creation of the deliverable’s executive summary
  • Build deeper and wider relationships with existing clients and earn Trusted Advisor status
  • Support the sales and marketing team on thought leadership initiatives
  • Learn from senior members of the research and consulting team as a mentee


  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience at an agency or other organization related to sports business; Professional team and/or collegiate experience is a plus
  • Strong data analysis skills preferred (particularly using Excel, SQL, R or other tools)
  • Experience with modeling techniques is a plus (e.g., regression analysis and cluster modeling)
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Strong self-management skills and ability to own multiple accounts, set priorities and follow-through
  • Comfortable with all forms of client-facing communication (e.g., consultative conversations, formal presentations, happy hours and social events)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients on decisions that are driven by a blend of research, data, analytics, experience, and subject-matter expertise
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with custom market research is a plus
  • Experience with survey programming and data processing platforms is a plus


  • Flexible work schedule
  • A generous benefits package and holiday schedule
  • The opportunity to develop unique skill sets and valuable experience
  • A fun, interactive, and friendly work environment that has allowed us to win Front Office Sports’ “Best Employers in Sports”, Forbes’ “Best Organizations to Work For in Sports”, and “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation” (every year since 2014)

To apply for this job please visit nvgt.com.