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: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Player Care Manager (Men’s First Team)

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 16.02.2024

This integral role in the club will ensure players have a smooth and successful transition into the club using a holistic and multi-disciplinary team approach. You will line manage and develop the player care officer for the men’s first team, and support them in delivering against their objectives, roles and responsibilities. Together, you will work closely and collaboratively with other departments across the club and foundation when assistance is required.

This is a full-time role and due to the highly unique nature and demands of the role, the successful candidate will need to be extremely flexible with regards to working hours, which will include evenings and weekends.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Professional Fighters League

Position: International Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £50,000 – £65,000 per year

Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, International the International Marketing Manager will be responsible for building and executing the PFL brand marketing strategy internationally, driving audience growth and awareness, positioning of the brand in international markets and owning the narrative and content strategy to grow the organisation, athletes and ultimately drive commercial revenue growth.

The International Marketing Manager will have a key focus on servicing the PFL’s 25+ international partnerships which includes the worlds leading international media companies such as DAZN, ITV, RTL Group, Network Nine and ESPN. Additionally, the role will includes responsibility to service and PFL’s international commercial partners such as BOSE, Proper12, LADBible, 888 Poker, DAZN Bet and Talk-Sport. The role will also include support of other international initiatives on an ad hoc basis including major international LIVE events.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: English Cricket Board (ECB)

Position: Marketing Manager – International Cricket

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.02.2024

This role will lead on brand and marketing campaigns for key projects across England International cricket. This role will report into the Senior Marketing Manager within the Core Marketing team, and will work closely with the Marketing, Digital, Communications, Participation and Growth, Events, Finance and Operations teams. They will also work with the counties, venues, partnerships and our agency partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: 50 Sport

Position: Formula 1 Senior Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking to bolster their growing team with a Senior Social Media Manager for a Formula One Team.

Key responsibilities

  • Regular client status meetings and daily content focused liaison with clients as main editorial point person
  • Regular content planning on daily, weekly and fortnightly basis for multiple social media platforms
  • Writing and ownership of content plans for delivery to clients
  • Copywriting and curation of social media posts for client channels
  • Implement a tone of voice and drive the consistency and strategy behind it
  • Contribute to editorial strategies
  • Publication and scheduling of social media content to large follower numbers on multiple accounts
  • Optimising content and copy to suit different social media platforms and their varied requirements
  • Community Management and engagement with audiences across social channels
  • Social media ideation across hub and hygiene content
  • Remain up-to-date with social media trends and platform updates
  • Writing briefs for the Design and Motion teams to deliver timely, quality client content
  • Working closely with the Creative team to ensure production is best practice, appropriate for the client
  • Working closely with the Insights team to ensure content reports are fit for delivery to clients
  • Activate social media channels during key tournaments and events
  • Appetite to attend live sport for content activation, including at weekends
  • Acting as a digital ambassador for the client on the ground during tournaments / events
  • Liaise with any client stakeholders in a positive and professional manner
  • Outreach and engagement with audiences across social channels
  • Work as project manager for bespoke projects and ensure timely delivery with excellent communication
  • Work to develop best-in-class digital strategies
  • Take ownership of a defined role in 50 Sport’s overall editorial output

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Goal Click

Position: Partnerships & Business Development Manager

Location: Remote

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 per year

They are a growing and agile team, looking for someone to join them for 4-5 days a week to support Goal Click’s partnerships and business development.

From coordinating football fans around the world to capture their matchday experiences, to preparing proposals for collaborations with the biggest brands in sport, and shaping their pro bono refugee storytelling series. Your role will be varied, demanding, and engaging.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sports Marketing Group

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £32,000 – £40,000 per year

They are looking for an experienced Social Media Manager to work across their rapidly growing Digital & Creative team, driving results for their motorsports clients including but not limited to; F1 Team (s), major motorsports events and venues. This role is a perfect fit for an ambitious individual and creative thinker. You must have the determination to grasp the opportunity to build, expand and shape the role in the direction you lay out. The role provides a perfect blend of experience across both established and modern sports properties.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Premiership Rugby

Position: Commercial Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £25,000 per year

ROLE OVERVIEW:

• Assist the Partnerships team with the management of all commercial partners

• Effective delivery of commercial partner contractual rights

• Assist the wider Commercial Team in a wide variety of projects including Gallagher Premiership Rugby match days, Premiership Rugby Cup, Events, Community events etc.

• Assist with the tracking and reporting of rights delivery to partners

• Management of commercial partner digital campaigns

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Blackpool Football Club

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Blackpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As the Head of Commercial, you will be responsible for all commercial activities, across several revenue streams including marketing, fan engagement, merchandise, Food & Beverage, and other revenue-generating initiatives.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Exeter City Football Club

Position: Head of Digital Marketing and Media

Location: Exeter, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking an experienced, commercially minded, growth orientated Head of Digital Marketing & Media who will play a pivotal role in developing and executing a comprehensive marketing strategy for the Club, whilst also overseeing their media and communications team.

Reporting to the CEO and part of the Club’s leadership team, this is a new position that will focus on devising an integrated digital platform strategy to enhance fan engagement, increase the Club’s visibility to existing and new audiences, and drive revenue through ticket sales, merchandise, sponsorship and partnership activations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Lead Physical Performance Coach

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is actively seeking a full-time Academy Lead Physical Performance Coach to be responsible for leading the sports science division of the academy.

GENERAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Have consistently high standards.
  • Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate.
  • Attend all professional development events.
  • Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process.
  • Monitor the wellbeing of Academy players at all times, liaising with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Women’s Content Lead

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.02.2024

The Women’s Content Lead plays a key role within the Football Content Team, overseeing output relating to Southampton FC Women across the club’s digital channels and printed publications.

Reporting into the Editorial Manager, the successful candidate will lead on the production of engaging, innovative and original content relating to the Women’s & Girls’ Programme, driving increased awareness and affinity for it. This will include management of social media channels, production of additional content for southamptonfc.com and the club’s mobile app, coverage of home and away matches and assisting in the production of the club’s matchday programme.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Fan Support Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.02.2024

As a Fan Support Co-ordinator you’ll be the first line of support to their fans; offering a best in class service through a variety of contact channels. You’ll be part of an experienced and hard-working team, each of whom play an important role in resolving fan queries across a wide range of subjects from ticketing, memberships, stadium access, digital platforms and much more.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Surrey County Cricket Club

Position: Videographer

Location: Surrey, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30,000 per year

A new role to the business, your position will bring new levels of quality to the video output of Surrey CCC across the performance teams as well as the wider business. You will play a lead role to deliver best in class video content across all SCCC digital channels and support the delivery of key communications messages to target audiences.

An understanding of, or experience within the world of cricket is not essential to this role. More important is an understanding of storytelling through video content and the technical skillset to deliver high quality end products.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has become available for an innovative and forward thinking Social Media Manager at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

As the Social Media Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Work with the Commercial team to shape social media content and creative execution across partnership activations.
  • Manage the day-to-day activity and priorities of the Club, map out and drive the social media strategy and key narratives, oversee the delivery of initiatives to ensure alignment, co-ordination and collaboration with the management team across the club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The R&A (IMG)

Position: Creative Motion & Graphic Designer

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

IMG is looking for a multiskilled Creative Motion & Graphic Designer to work with one of their longest-standing clients, The R&A. The role would be working directly on two of the most prestigious championships in golf, The Open and AIG Women’s Open, as part of an expanding content team with a growing remit.

They are looking for a passionate & talented Creative Motion & Graphic Designer, ideally with an interest in golf and the wider sporting landscape – across both men & women’s sport. Your work will be published across The Open and AIG Women’s Open owned and operated digital channels, from social media through to website and email communications.

The candidate should be an expert in creative content and graphic design, whilst being able to transfer those skills into exciting motion graphical content. They will need a proactive mindset, not just delivering against briefs, but providing creative ideation and inspiration across the R&A’s content & marketing portfolio.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Footballco

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract with a potential to be extended.

The company is looking for an experienced social media manager to join their expanding creative department, which has an exciting new opportunity to work across esports for one of their leading clients. you will play a pivotal role in managing the brand’s social media presence, building and nurturing relationships with fans, and fostering a positive and engaging online community.

They will be confident across all key social platforms and oversee the full lifecycle of content, through from ideation to delivery. Over 2 years’ experience in a similar role is desirable. An in-depth understanding of esports, in particular League of Legends is a must and an interest in The League of Legends EMEA Championship, Liga Latinoamérica and Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Partner Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As a Manager in the Partnerships Delivery Team, you lead the day-to-day management of a Principal Partner to ensure they meet their marketing and partnership objectives. In addition, you will build relationships with internal departments to ensure the effective delivery of the partner campaigns with the involvement of the appropriate internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Strategy Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

An opportunity has become available for an inquisitive Strategy Manager at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club. As the Strategy Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Support business leaders in developing strategic roadmaps.
  • Develop key insights that further departments thinking to support them to deliver their strategic or operating goals.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Video Producer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 08.02.2024

The successful candidate will form an important part of the content team and be heavily involved in ideation and execution of video content across West Ham’s digital channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, develop, and execute innovative content ideas that resonate with the club’s diverse fanbase, ranging from match highlights, interviews, mini-documentaries, behind-the-scenes footage, and other engaging content.
  • Support our PR and Communication departments with creative, emotive and heart-warming content pieces.
  • Work closely with social media team to help devise and execute vertical content across platforms such as TikTok and IG Reels.
  • Research and feedback to wider team on new content ideas, techniques and trends from around the Sports business.
  • Support marketing and retail campaigns with high quality video content.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, including players, coaching staff, and operations team, to ensure highest standards for planning and communication are always met.
  • Assist wider video team with internal projects when required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Alpine F1

Position: Hospitality Manager

Location: Enstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Alpine F1 Team have an opportunity to join the team as a Hospitality Manager where you will be responsible for orchestrating and executing high-end hospitality programs that offer unparalleled experiences to our guests during F1 events. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that our hospitality offerings align with our brand’s standards of excellence and sophistication.

Apply here.

 

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

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