Official Data Collector - USA BASKETBALL & FOOTBALL

United States
Sports Services – Data Collectors /
Freelance /
IMG ARENA is looking for individuals with a keen interest in sports, to collect official data, in-venue, for basketball and American football matches in the United States. At the moment, we are only looking for Basketball Data Collectors. Recruitment for American Football will resume in mid-2024.

This is not a full-time role, you will work on a game-by-game basis, working from the stadium in your area.

An example of the data you will collect for American Football is Snaps, Pass Attempts/Completions/Incompletions, Touchdowns, PAT, Punts, Field Goals, etc.
An example of the data you will collect for Basketball is Fouls, Steals, Blocks, Defensive/Offensive Rebounds, Substitutions, etc.

Hours of work

    • The number of hours depends on the season's games calendar. We require your attendance one hour before the match, the whole match, and around 15 minutes after.


    • Basic spoken and written English
    • Great knowledge of American football and/or basketball
    • Over 18 years old
    • Residence should be approximately 30 miles from the city for which you are applying
    • Technically savvy
    • Access to Windows device with FULL HD screen resolution (1920x1080) to complete the training
    • In the absence of American citizenship - permission to work in the USA


    • 90 USD for basketball games
    • 120 USD for American football games
    • Freelancer agreement for 6 months with the possibility of extension 
    • Financial bonuses based on data collection performance 
    • You will be provided with a tablet 
    • Access to training materials online 
    • Travel expenses refund plan 
    • Being a part of a worldwide and continuously expanding community 
    • Matchday entry will be guaranteed on basis of official accreditation. You do not have to pay for any tickets, the entrance is free

Conflicts of Interest - In line with International Betting Integrity Association Guidelines we are unlikely to work with data collectors who:

    • are a direct employee or work regularly as a freelancer with the federation organizing leagues or clubs involved in leagues in which IMG ARENA collect data
    • are an employee or freelancer involved with betting operations of a sportsbook company
    • are an employee or freelancer involved with providing operational services, such as software, to a sportsbook company
    • collect data for another organisation in the same leagues as which IMG ARENA collect data
    • If you are unsure and would still like to apply, please note your circumstances in the Additional Information in the application.