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: Scottish Rugby

Position: Content Producer

Location: Edinburgh, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £28,000 DOE

Scottish Rugby has an exciting opportunity for the role of a Content Producer to produce video content for our various media and social channels.

They are looking for a technical expert, with a creative and innovative mind who can work calmly and effectively under pressure.  It is essential that candidates have experience of camera, lighting, and audio equipment, including Sony FS-5, DJI Osmo, Final Cut, Pro X, Motion, Adobe After Effects, and interests in new technologies in the industry of video editing; experience of working with various camera, lighting, and audio equipment; managing film shoots; a desire to stretch creative boundaries in order to produce high-quality, modern, and engaging content. The role works with various stakeholders, so candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and positive attitude to work and colleagues.

This is a full time position and due to demands of working in professional sport, there is also a requirement to work out of traditional working hours, including weekends, with times in performance camps.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Fanatics

Position: Social Media Manager UK

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Fanatics Collectibles is looking for a Social Media Manager to be responsible for the management & posting of content daily across Topps’ social media channels (inclusive of TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitch) as well as identify new and emerging platforms in which to participate in the UK. This role will also lead all marketing and PR activities across social media.

As Social Media Manager you will work cross-functionally to ensure Brand, Marketing and Sales initiatives are communicated and promoted accordingly from Topps channels. You will oversee the Topps content calendar, identifying key dates across the various properties to plan and create relevant, engaging content.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Portsmouth FC

Position: General Manager – Women’s Football

Location: Portsmouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As General Manager, you’ll be the driving force behind the Club’s long-term strategy for women’s football. You’ll oversee all aspects of the team, from personnel and budget management to commercial development and day-to-day operations. You’ll also build strong relationships with key partners and ensure the Club meets all licensing and regulatory requirements.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

In this pivotal role, you’ll be responsible for driving significant revenue growth and elevating the club’s brand presence through strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and innovative commercial initiatives.

You’ll Make a Major Impact By:

  • Developing and executing a watertight commercial strategy to maximise revenue streams and propel business growth.
  • Identifying and capitalising on new revenue opportunities to diversify income and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Cultivating strong relationships with partners and brands, ensuring their needs are not just met, but exceeded.
  • Overseeing the hospitality and events program, creating premium experiences that attract high-value clientele.
  • Managing advertising and marketing activities to drive sales, brand awareness, and successful partnerships.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Head of Events – Esports

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking to recruit a Head of Events – Esports to lead the delivery of industry-leading events and experiences program to our partners, fans and guests visiting the Williams site in Oxfordshire and at external events around the world.

Reporting to the Director of Esports, this role plays a key part in delivering events that enhance the Williams brand and guest experience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Alpine F1

Position: Events Manager

Location: Enstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As Events Manager, you will manage and optimise the operational aspects of all fan experience activations, ensuring seamless and positive interactions with ALPINE fans. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline fan touchpoints and resolve operational challenges, contributing to a world-class fan experience.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations related to fan engagement, collaborating with various teams to ensure consistent and high-quality interactions.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures to optimise fan experience operations, including ticketing, merchandise fulfilment, and on-site logistics.
  • Work closely with technology teams to integrate innovative solutions that enhance operational efficiency and elevate the overall fan experience.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and communications teams to ensure seamless alignment between operational processes and overall brand messaging.
  • Monitor and analyse fan feedback and operational metrics, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Liaise with external vendors and partners to ensure the smooth execution of operational plans for fan events, promotions, and contests.
  • Assist in the development of training programs for staff involved in fan experience operations, ensuring a consistent and high level of service.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Brand Experience Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The purpose of this role is to drive the fan experience at Chelsea FC, to be accountable for the planning and delivery of the matchday experience across both Stamford Bridge and Kingsmeadow. Creating a world class experience for our match attending fans and our global fan base.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Men’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a driven Partnership Executive to join their vibrant Commercial Team!

The Impact You’ll Make:

  • Play a pivotal role in securing and activating partnerships that propel their Men’s Team towards success.
  • Cultivate relationships with key partners, crafting bespoke proposals & maximising brand exposure.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop innovative sponsorship activations and community engagement initiatives.
  • Be a champion for Birmingham City, fostering a thriving commercial network and strengthening our connection with the local community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Women’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a dedicated Partnership Executive to join their team at St Andrew’s Stadium.

The impact you’ll make:

  • Fuel the growth of Birmingham City Women’s Football: Grow partnerships and sponsorships to secure vital funding for the team.
  • Forge strong relationships: Be the bridge between the club and key partners, ensuring everyone thrives.
  • Activate winning partnerships: Develop creative campaigns that bring sponsorships to life and maximise brand exposure.
  • Champion the women’s game: Collaborate with stakeholders to build excitement around women’s football in the community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: Senior Commercial Brand Marketing Manager

Location: Newcastle, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They’re looking for an experienced Senior Commercial Brand Marketing Manager to lead in the delivery of best-in-class partnership activations across the Club. This role will work closely with their Partnerships team to identify, prioritise, and pursue partnership opportunities that align with the club’s brand strategy, values and objectives and drive revenue, but deliver best-in-class activations for current partners.

Supporting the Partnerships team, this role will develop and maintain strong relationships with existing partners to understand their brand and partnership objectives, acting as the primary point of contact within the Marketing team for the end-to-end delivery of partnership activation across the Club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin F1

Position: Commercial Insights Executive

Location: Silverstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Primary Responsibilities

  • To build and develop a pipeline of prospective partner leads.
  • To create rights packages and prepare presentations.
  • To plan, develop and manage creative and dynamic solutions for prospective partners.
  • To support both the Commercial Intelligence and Strategy Manager and the Partnership Development Strategy Manger to develop the Team’s research and data analytics toolset.
  • To support creating appropriate analysis and business case arguments to support the sales process.
  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain current and thorough working knowledge of sport sponsorship research and insights and relevant market information and comparisons.
  • To collaborate with internal functions to report on key partnership metrics and create data-led partnership case studies.
  • To represent the Team’s interests credibly and capably with internal and external stakeholders.
  • To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally always within the company’s reporting structure.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Visual Merchandising Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as Manager, Visual Merchandising.

This Visual Merchandising Manager role will create and execute the departments visual merchandising and point of sale strategy. Taking a hands-on approach as well as utilising digital communications and products – the role will work towards global consistency and elevated VM standards within our global store footprint. Being a specialist in the space the individual will also train store associates on presentation standards to a flagship level to ensure a strong VM culture is nurtured in all locations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Commercial Sales Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per year

The Sales Manager – Corporate Hospitality & Partnerships will play a vital role in driving Middlesex Cricket Club’s revenue through innovative hospitality packages and strategic corporate partnerships. This role is focused on harnessing the excitement of cricket to offer unique experiences for corporate clients, ensuring they are closely aligned with the club’s events and hospitality offerings. The ideal candidate will have a strong sales background, a passion for cricket, and the ability to build lasting relationships with clients and partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

Position: Head of Growth

Location: Norwich, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30k- £35k + Incentive

Closing date: 03.05.2024

An essential part of our Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Growth is responsible for managing our funding and partnership team, driving revenue growth, and expanding our network of supporters and collaborators.

Objectives

  • To create and support opportunities to enable the growth of the Foundation through strategic planning and partnership development
  • To oversee and manage the Partnerships and Funding teams within the Growth department
  • To achieve the financial targets and outcomes within the Growth department, whilst contributing to the overall strategic direction and decision making of the charity.

Apply here.

 

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

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