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: Rangers FC

Position: Marketing Manager

Location: Glasgow, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Rangers Football Club to join the Commercial & Marketing department. The Marketing Manager will play a key role across all club campaigns, by ensuring concepts & campaigns are planned and executed across all club channels and physical branding.

The role requires a self-starter, highly motivated individual who can work collaboratively across a matrixed brand organisation engaging with key stakeholders. A strategic mindset coupled with a passion for brand guardianship & creative thinking is essential. As well as the operational skillset to speak with expert level confidence will be required to be successful in this role.

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for delivering the future of digital marketing across all club campaigns (e.g., match day & ticket promotion, hospitality, partnership activations, kit launches, Edmiston House events, club events, Soccer Academies & stadium branding.) To provide premium experiences across all supporter touchpoints to drive brand desirability, engagement & revenue. You will be part of a consumer focused, diverse team working in a fast-paced environment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Forest Green Rovers FC

Position: First Team Performance Analyst

Location: Stroud, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The successful candidate will work within the First Team Performance Analysis department, reporting to the Head of Recruitment, Analysis & Innovation. They will work within a team to deliver a comprehensive performance analysis provision for the First Team coaching staff and players, utilising applicable objective & subjective data.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Support and/or oversee the production of pre- & post- match analysis processes; technical & tactical, opposition, set piece & individual.
  • The articulate delivery of presentations for the coaching & playing staff; technical & tactical, opposition, set piece & individual.
  • Capture and code training sessions to provide both immediate and post-training feedback.
  • Attend all home and away fixtures to capture games at a wide-angle.
  • Support the IDP process with creation of bespoke video databases, specific to individual players.
  • Create, maintain, and manage video databases (best practice, training, individual, elite).
  • Collaborate with the analysis department in the evolution of best-in-class analysis functions.
  • Execute ad hoc tasks as requested by the coaching staff, director of football and line manager.
  • Maintain confidentiality with matters pertaining to the club & personnel.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Cage Warriors

Position: Senior Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They’re looking to hire a Marketing Manager looking to step up to a Senior Marketing Manager in one of the most exciting sports businesses right now. Based in a new office in central London, you’ll be working with one of the best teams in MMA, helping to launch the careers of MMA stars. You will manage a small team, working closely with external partners to build the Cage Warriors brand, drive storytelling initiatives to help support ticket sales, and create new ways to engage our fans around the world.

This is a full-time Senior Marketing Manager role based on-site at Cage Warriors in London, and at each of their events around the world. The Senior Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing and executing marketing budgets and strategies, managing the team that sits within the marketing function, driving ticket sales, overseeing sponsorships and partnerships, and collaborating with other departments and external stakeholders to grow the Cage Warriors brand and increase revenue.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Bristol City FC

Position: Media Executive

Location: Bristol, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Based alongside first team staff at the club’s Robins High Performance Centre, the role will involve creating engaging video and written content for Bristol City’s Men’s, Women’s and Academy teams.

You should be passionate about making industry-leading content and bring creative ideas to help grow Bristol City’s online presence and engage their supporters. You will have a track record of managing and producing content for a range of digital and social media platforms, and a desire to innovate.

Their ideal candidate will have experience of working in a high-performance environment, preferably in sports.

Your main responsibilities

·      To film and edit video content for Bristol City Men’s and Women’s channels

·      To supply written content for Bristol City Men and Women’s channels

·      To cover Bristol City match days when required, including Men’s, Women’s and Academy games

·      To work collaboratively with various stakeholders at Bristol Sport on group-wide projects

Apply here.

 

Organisation: United Rugby Championship

Position: Match Day Social Media Freelancer

Location: Varied

Salary: None listed

They are looking for Match Day Social freelancer to cover URC Match-Days, providing live coverage of games, developing content and engaging our community. The freelancer will work closely with the URC Digital Manager and match day team to cover URC games which take place on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday.

The work will be on an adhoc basis whereby the chosen candidate will be provided with match day shifts based on their availability, as part of the team rota.

Requirements

· Ability to execute content at pace across Google One Box, Facebook Business Manager, Instagram, Threads, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube

· Proven match-day work experience as a Social Media Manager or similar role

· Strong understanding of social media platforms, algorithms, trends, and best practices

· Experience of video clipping, Adobe Photoshop, copy writing and content publishing

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create compelling content

· Proficiency in social media management tools, analytics platforms, and scheduling tools – Preferably experience in Azzuu, WSC, Google OneBox. Including experience uploading and publishing on web and app tools, such as FTP

· Creative mindset with a keen eye for rugby editorial reporting and visual aesthetics

· Knowledge of rugby required

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace FC

Position: Marketing Campaign Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30,000 DOE

Crystal Palace Football Club is seeking a knowledgeable, ambitious, and football-obsessed Marketing Campaign Manager to join our Marketing and Communications team.

This is a rare opportunity to join a small but high-performing team, one that is central to all the club’s supporter engagement and commercial operations. The Marketing team is tasked with growing the fanbase through creating and delivering a range of campaigns and initiatives, improving communication with supporters, as well as supporting colleagues in driving revenue growth and delivering campaigns for our commercial partners.

The successful candidate will report into the Head of Marketing Campaigns and on a day-to-day basis, will be responsible for the planning, management, and delivery of the club’s expansive campaign calendar to a global supporter base, across (primarily) owned as well as paid marketing channels.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Communications Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

As a Communications Manager you will be responsible for a range of non-football communications at Manchester City and City Football Group with a particular emphasis on the Etihad Campus and wider corporate communications.

  • Draft communications collateral and materials, including papers, press releases, biographies, speeches and briefing notes.
  • Develop and manage relationships with a broad variety of stakeholders across Manchester and specifically, those related to the ongoing development of the Club’s entertainment destination at the Etihad Campus.
  • Provide PR and communications support for activities related to various CSR initiatives that are delivered locally within Greater Manchester and on the wider Etihad Campus.
  • Assist with the delivery of Club’s corporate reporting, specifically Manchester City’s Annual Report and any associated communications activities.
  • Proactively seek and create good news stories to share through Club channels.
  • Act as a brand ambassador to ensure our identity and values are properly represented as we communicate with a broad range of audiences.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Buyer (Marketing)

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Buyer to join their growing Finance department at their campus in Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will own the end-to-end procurement services and will be the go-to contact for all procurement and purchasing activities for the marketing department.

In this position confident communication will be paramount, along with cross functional collaboration not only within the marketing department but also the wider organisation and the successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, drive for constant improvement and be comfortable within a fast-paced environment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Position: Senior Customer Service Retail Assistant

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: £21,255 per annum (rising to £22,815 upon successful completion of probation)

They are looking for someone with previous knowledge and experience working in a retail store, preferably sports related. You will have experience of upselling and ideally experience of using a stock control system. You will also have excellent communication skills including an excellent telephone manner and empathy skills.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Exeter Chiefs

Position: Sports Content Creator

Location: Exeter, GB (On-site)

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000

Your main responsibilities are to cover all necessary match reporting for Exeter Rugby Club, to include but not limited to preparing news stories, press releases and social content for the men’s and women’s team. You will deliver high quality content that engages customers and builds brand recognition. You will be an excellent communicator, with brilliant time management and organisational skills.

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for rugby, the successful candidate will be a strong copywriter and responsible for managing all aspects of media relations for the club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Forumla E

Position: Sustainability Operations Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

With a vision to accelerate sustainable human progress through the power of electric racing, they are looking for a keen, motivated Sustainability Operations Manager to join their team and lead on all things sustainability operations, ensuring they deliver their championship and events with a positive lasting community legacy and environmental impacts kept to a minimum.

Key Deliverables:

The candidate will be responsible for 100% of sustainability operations at event tasks from both an environmental and social perspective, whilst leading on 50% of event delivery (the candidate will have line management responsibility of a freelance Sustainability Operations Manager who will lead on the other 50%).

The candidate will be the main point of contact internally for all event preparations for all operational departments to manage all environmental topics (e.g. waste, water, energy, plastics, re-fuelling, chemicals) as well as social impact including but not limited to:

  • Project Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Power
  • Track + Overlay
  • Catering
  • Marketing
  • Comms
  • Content
  • Partnerships

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Guild Esports

Position: Partner Services Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Partnerships team forms part of the Commercial department within Guild sitting alongside Apparel, Brand, Content, Social and Marketing teams within the Commercial arm of the business.

The Partnerships team has dual objectives of both revenue generation (through the fees obtained in exchange for the rights granted to partners), and brand development (through our partners utilising their marketing rights to expose and develop the Guild brand in the UK and beyond). Within the Partnerships team the main focus is managing the relationships with our partners after signature, to ensure both Guild and our partners maximise the return from our relationship and strive for retention.

This role will also involve Identifying new commercial opportunities from existing partners and potential partners and working closely with the commercial team to win these new opportunities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: talkSPORT

Position: Head of Audience

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They’re seeking a dynamic and experienced digital journalist with a strategic mindset and a track record of driving audience growth to take on a new and pivotal role within the talkSPORT.com team. As Head of Audience, you will be responsible for developing and executing data-driven content strategies to reach new audiences in the UK and US, and finding innovative ways to maximise engagement on the website. You will utilise insights and analytics tools to identify audience trends, preferences and behaviours, and will continually present learnings and best practice guidelines to the editorial team. The role is based in our offices in London Bridge and you will report directly to the Head of Digital.

Apply here.

 

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

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