Welcome to the Sport Jobs Round-Up, your go-to source for the latest career opportunities in the world of sport, brought to you by Behind Sport.

Whether you’re an aspiring professional, a seasoned veteran looking for a change, or simply passionate about the industry, we’ve got you covered.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Assistant Match Day and Events Producer

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 11.10.2023

The successful candidate will be a key member of Manchester City’s Events Team. They will be intrinsically involved in the ideation, planning, and delivery of Sport Presentation at both the Etihad and Academy stadiums as well as event production for non-match day events designed to reach and engage new fans and improve the experience of existing supporters. The role will also lead on the event production for the Academy Stadium including our EDS and U18 teams.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: CRM Communications Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 06.10.2023

The CRM Communications Executive will drive the planning, execution and reporting of marketing predominantly email campaigns across a number of business areas including matchday, premium and events to targeted audiences. You will build communications within the team, plotting activity in a time sensitive manner working with a range of stakeholders. You will be responsible for the end to end processes across all activity.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Partnership Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Chelsea FC are looking for someone to provide world class management of Club Partners; delivering industry-leading service, maintaining excellent relationships and delivering against business objectives, ensuring proactive and positive partnerships

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Mercedes AMG-PETRONAS Formula One Team

Position: Head of Marketing Operations

Location: Brackley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.10.2023

Reporting to the Marketing Operations Director, this role will be accountable for the planning, budgeting, critical path, and output of the Marketing Operations Department and Sub Teams. This role will also have line management responsibilities for the Marketing Operations Team.

  • Overall accountability for the yearly Marketing Operations plan and the internal link to the ‘Heads Of’ of other Marketing Operations functions.
  • Ownership of the Marketing Operations yearly planner and dissemination of information to other Marketing Operations functions.
  • Owner of Marketing Operations Leadership Team meetings and Leadership Team workflow.
  • Ownership and Delivery of Marketing Operations All Team meetings, off-sites, Training and Development and travel.
  • Ownership of the Marketing Operations resource plan and EA Forecasts.
  • Line management of Marketing Operations Team Members and Contractors.
  • Ownership of Marketing Operations and Sub Team’s Budget submission and VIK Management.
  • Working with the Head of Marketing Operations – Projects to oversee the running of the Hospitality Clubs concepts and required resource.
  • Provide expertise and management as part of cross functional team on projects, assets, launch and collateral shoots.
  • Deliver Partner contractual rights and projects that sit outside the expertise and resource of the Partner Services and hospitality team.
  • Ownership and accountability for the delivery of Marketing demonstration events and the delivery of the ‘driving and car aspects’ of marketing driver events.
  • Ownership and accountability of the F1 Hot Laps Programme delivery, including commercial agreement and delivery of partnership rights.
  • Ownership of Driver Styling Project which falls outside of traditional Team Clothing.
  • Build processes and efficiencies into Marketing Operations and sub teams.
  • The role will be hybrid working with travel to meetings and events as required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Senior Manager, New Partnerships

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for generating new sponsorship revenue for Formula 1
  • Manage sales process from conception to close; generating new leads, initiating first meetings, developing proposals/term sheets, contracting and ultimately closing
  • Directly responsible for clients and/or specific region as determined by the Head of New Partnerships
  • Cultivating and nurturing relationships with prospective clients
  • Tailoring Formula 1’s suite of sponsorship opportunities to deliver custom offerings to prospective clients
  • Maintain day to day management of your client / regional patch ensuring that all intel is updated within the corporate sales database
  • Forecast timely and accurate sales activity regularly to New Partnerships Lead, and update activity/prospect status in weekly sales meeting with the wider team An internal conduit for all prospective new partners, involving and updating other departments as and when needed such as content, race promotion, legal, hospitality, and marketing
  • Work with the New Partnerships Lead to devise and deliver a robust sales strategy for your client base and region, which is intel driven and results orientated
  • Work with multiple internal and external stakeholders including brands and agencies
  • Lead by example with best working practices and processes for both short- and long-term deliverables
  • Liaise with the Partnership Development and Management team when onboarding all new partners

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Little Dot Studios

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a skilled and passionate Social Media Manager to play a central role in producing engaging, entertaining digital content for their brand partners. The day-to-day role will see the candidate managing the content plan, copywriting, briefing social content, managing the publication of content posts across multiple social media channels and helping to bring the social strategy to life.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United FC

Position: Communications Officer

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.09.2023

To help them deliver on their ambitious plans, they have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Communications Officer to join their team.

Possessing outstanding communication and interpersonal skills you will be an experienced media and communications professional with significant experience in handling media issues and media relations.

You will support the Corporate Communications Manager in planning and delivering best-in-class communications and content across the club’s public relations and commercial partnership functions.

Supporting media activity around public relations and community engagement you will anticipate, identify and maximise opportunities for the club and its partners to gain positive coverage across various media platforms, both on a proactive and reactive basis.

You will be great at maintaining and building relationships as you will liaise with charitable organisations and internal departments, including Equality Diversity and Inclusion, People and Talent and Supporter Services to provide internal and external communications support.

You will have extensive knowledge of the media landscape on a local and national basis and hold a Communications related degree (or equivalent).

Experience in a media and communications function within a professional sports club and written and verbal fluency in another language are highly desirable but not essential.

With a competitive salary, an employee bonus scheme (non contractual), free city centre parking, hybrid working (non-contractual) and a wide range of benefits this is an excellent opportunity to join the Newcastle United family.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United FC

Position: Media Officer

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.09.2023

This is an exciting time at Newcastle United and they are looking for talented individuals to help them on their journey. To help them deliver on their ambitious plans, they have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Media Officer to join their Communications team.

Possessing outstanding communication and interpersonal skills you will be an experienced media and communications professional with significant experience in handling media issues and media relations.

You will support the Media Manager in planning and delivering best-in-class football media access, media relations and press office functions across men’s, women’s and Academy teams. Delivering agreed media access to position Newcastle United and its teams positively.

You will attend men’s, women’s and/or Academy home matches as required by the Media Manager and facilitate pre and post-match media interview requests relating to players within tight deadlines, ensuring the club meets its mandatory obligations and maximises coverage of positive stories.

You will monitor media and social media platforms to identify any breaking news stories or emerging trends which could affect the club and facilitate player media requests from non-rights holders, identifying opportunities for the club to gain positive coverage across various media platforms.

You will have extensive knowledge of the media landscape on a local and national basis and hold a Communications related degree (or equivalent).

Experience in a media and communications function within a professional sports club and written and verbal fluency in another language are highly desirable but not essential.

With a competitive salary, an employee bonus scheme (non contractual), free city centre parking, hybrid working (non-contractual) and a wide range of benefits this is an excellent opportunity to join our Newcastle United family.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Eleven Sports Media

Position: Business Development Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: Basic salary £30,000 – £60,000 (OTE – £75,000 – £130,000)

They are looking to add an experienced business development manager to add to our U.S Sports division to work alongside rights holders across North America.

As a business development manager, you will be responsible for the end-to-end sales of their community partnerships on behalf of specific clubs within the Premier League, EFL and other sports leagues.

The role is working alongside our U.S partnership sales team, operating within the hours of 14:00 – 22:00 and 12:00 – 19:00 on Fridays with a hybrid working model.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Media Product Owner

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their Liverpool FC team as a Media Product Owner. In this role, you will play a product leadership role in the department and organisation of several high profile, global, fan facing club products, primarily (but not limited to) LFCTV GO, YouTube Memberships and LFC Podcasts. You will manage the roadmap for the products, help nurture ideas, extract and retrieve information and work throughout the development process with the delivery team.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Partnership Development – Women’s Team

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Tottenham Hotspur is seeking a Partnership Development individual who will be responsible for generating leads and closing sponsorship agreements for the Women’s team and stadium.

The role will be responsible for driving partnership and business development strategies to increase revenue across THFC portfolio with a primary and dedicated focus on the THFC Women’s Team.

Candidates should be able to provide a documented history of successful sales in a relevant industry such as media, entertainment, technology, advertising or sports.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Position: Partnerships & Commercial Insights Executive

Location: Brackley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 05.10.2023

Working as part of the Marketing Operations and Commercial departments, the successful candidate will provide a wide range of research and insights to monitor the impact and delivery of contractual rights, whilst also conducting bespoke studies and gathering market intelligence in relation to the continued commercial growth of the team.

Based out of the team headquarters in Brackley UK, the role requires a passion for understanding and interpreting data and is a unique opportunity to develop analytical skills in a high-performance environment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Red Bull Relations and Events Executive

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Red Bull Relations and Events Executive to join their talented and growing marketing department at their campus in Milton Keynes. This role will be vital in managing their day-to-day relationship with Red Bull GmbH and provide critical support across all Red Bull market administrative requests.

This is a fantastic position to learn from their fantastic Relations and Events team, dealing with factory requests as well as attending Grand Prix races and show runs around the world.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Insights Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,000 per year

The Insights Exec will be tasked with making sure that the Insights department gets the right data at the right time and helping to expand the range of reporting support the department currently handles.

This role would suit someone with a passion for research, an interest in the way that the business of sport works, exceptional attention to detail, and who is keen to understand and interpret a wide range of data including social media and TV reach figures to fan survey results.

The successful candidate will support across all insights projects, ranging from end-to-end support for the Partnerships (sponsorships) sales team, using retail data to optimise stocking and gaining insights from fan surveys through to helping to evaluate the Club’s effectiveness on social media.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula 1

Position: Fan Engagement Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Fan Engagement team is looking for a Fan Engagement Manager to join the team and oversee an exciting period for fan engagement at F1. This is a hands-on, high output role and you will see at first hand the inner workings of a multi-billion dollar sports business. You will be involved in a number of areas that will firmly place F1 at the forefront of fan engagement.

We’re looking for a self starter to join us at this exciting time and help us take the next step forward. You will come from an industry that is engaging consumers in a highly personalised, highly relevant way. This is an all-round role. You will be responsible for owning tactics that will grow the F1 fanbase and then managing campaigns that will ultimately seek to increase revenue from F1 fans.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Marketing Executive – England Women & Women’s FA Cup

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The Football Association are recruiting a Marketing Executive to join our Brand Marketing Team. This role is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious marketer and women’s football specialist to work across England Women and the Women’s FA Cup brand.

It represents a perfect opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their core marketing skills, brand planning and multi-channel campaign execution within a fast-paced, professional sporting environment, working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, across international tournaments and world-class sporting events.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about sports, in particular women’s football, whilst also having a strong working knowledge of the football landscape. Candidates will also have a good understanding of youth and lifestyle culture, emerging trends, brands, and social media content.

Apply here.

 

That’s it for our Sport Jobs Round-up this week, good luck to everyone applying.

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