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: Roc Nation Sports International

Position: Communications Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Roc Nation, a Live Nation joint venture, is searching for a well-connected PR and Communications Manager with a passion for sports, music, lifestyle and brands. This role will join their Roc Nation Sports International division based in London, and report into President of RNSI. The successful candidate will be a key point of contact for their clients – leading meetings, calls and reporting. Thanks to your excellent media contacts across sports, lifestyle and consumer media, you will deliver a regular media coverage that matters for distinctive PR campaigns for some of the world’s leading sports stars, rights holders and brands. You’ll work with the Roc Nation creative team to dream up big, bold content ideas and stories – actively encouraged to follow your creative flair.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England & Wales Cricket Board (The Hundred)

Position: Head of Ticketing

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

We have a hugely exciting opportunity for the right person to join The Hundred as a Head of Ticketing. The purpose of this role is to lead the development and delivery of The Hundred’s ticketing plan to deliver an outstanding cricket competition.

  • Creating and delivering a highly effective ticketing strategy that enables a seamless, end to end consumer experience.
  • Working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to achieve ambitions across audience engagement, revenue targets and digital development.
  • Driving effective communication across the network (ie; host venues and ECB) that ensures full understanding and adoption of the ticketing plan with target milestones, events and sales windows.
  • Daily management and accountability of multiple supplier and partner relationships such as the appointed ticketing provider, customer service support and access control.
  • Underpinning the delivery of the ticketing plan with strong documentation e.g. T&C’s, privacy policy, FAQ’s alongside internal stakeholders such as the ECB legal team.
  • Leading a first class match day delivery model that works effectively with ECB events and operational teams, key venue personnel and the external partner and supplier network.
  • Ensuring the ticketing plan is fully integrated within the digital, marketing and communications teams, with all activities based on insight, targeted at key fan groups, grounded in data and tracked with clear KPIs. This includes day to day liaison with the data insight partner.
  • Leading the development and day to day management of the Ticketing team, with agreed objectives set for the team to support the delivery of the overall ticketing strategy.
  • Demonstrating strong commercial acumen to collaborate with commercial and marketing teams when creating a tiered pricing and categorisation matrix that achieves commercial targets, drives loyalty and broadens the appeal to target audiences.
  • Exploring best practice and future trends to identify potential improvements in the buying and fulfilment journey in line with customer expectations and accessibility.
  • Liaising with the Financial team to ensure precise financial reconciliation of all ticket sales and hospitality in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring a thorough management of all ticketing and hospitality inventory across the competition.
  • Demonstrating a ‘can do’ attitude to overcome challenges and support the requirements of the organisation in a collaborative and positive manner

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

Position: Operations Manager (Women’s & Girls)

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for women’s first team home game logistics, including hospitality, ticketing, mascots, stewarding and any further match day logistics. You will also lead a staffing team of 2 to co-ordinate all women’s first team and academy fixtures. You will build successful relationships internally across all areas of the club and externally, being the FA’s primary contact for all league requirements.

If you are someone who loves to plan and coordinate – then this is the role for you. They are looking for a highly effective communicator (both written and in person) and someone who has experience of creating, managing and delivering schedules and programmes in a sporting environment. Ideally, you will have excellent knowledge of working within a professional sporting environment in a related or similar operational role.

 

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Two Circles

Position: Lead Sports Consultant (Content)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Two Circles is looking for a Lead Consultant, Content to devise and deliver innovative content strategies and solutions, driving value for our sports clients across the globe.

This role will sit in the Content Strategy Team, a centralised group of strategists and storytellers working collaboratively with other teams within Content (Client Services, Insights & Studio) and across the broader business.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of digital and social media content, and how both work in tandem to drive significant audience growth and strengthen and deepen engagement for our clients.

The applicant must also have a proven track record of cultivating relationships with and delivering results for major sports organisations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Jockey Club (Exeter Racecourse)

Position: Hospitality Sales Executive

Location: Exeter, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have a fantastic opportunity for a Hospitality Sales Executive to join our team at Exeter Racecourse as part of our National Commercial team.

The Hospitality Sales Executive will

¨ Identify and target new commercial customers and sectors.

¨ Achieve business targets through proactive sales, including generating and attending client meetings.

¨ Participate & host client site visits, meetings, exhibitions & open days.

¨ Grow business from the existing customer base to meet targets, ensuring strong levels of repeat business.

¨ Responsible for meeting and corresponding with all potential clients, handling and converting incoming enquiries and contracting bookings.

¨ Proactively sell to all prospective customers, by researching them thoroughly and using conversion tactics to win new business for the Region and Group

¨ Provide accurate weekly sales and activity reports.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Transactional Assistant

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £24,500/yr – £28,500/yr

The role of the Transactional Assistant will be to assist both the Sales Ledger & Purchase Ledger Supervisors in operating a high performing Transactional function, ensuring accurate and timely processing of individual tasks whilstintegrating seamlessly into the rest of the Transactional team.

The candidate would need to be flexible as they will be required to split their work week between the two sidesof the transactional team. This role will assist the Purchase Ledger Supervisor in particular the processing and monitoring of expenses (staff and volunteer). It will also assist the Sales Ledger Supervisor in ensuring the accurate and timely raising of invoices, processing of receipts and cashbook entries as well as chasing overdue invoice payments.

The right candidate should have excellent communication skills, feel comfortable working on their own and be able to demonstrate situations where they have used their own initiative.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool Football Club

Position: Associate – Safeguarding Lead

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as an Associate – Safeguarding Lead. You will be a member of the club’s Safeguarding team, to support all members of this team to ensure Safeguarding at Liverpool FC provides a first-class experience for all children and adults. You will help in leading the delivery across the Club of the safeguarding strategy, vision and values. As part of the Safeguarding team, you will ensure that all external duties of Safeguarding at Liverpool FC are highly successful.

You will be the Designated Safeguarding Lead for two areas of the club. This may include; Liverpool FC Academy, Liverpool Women FC, LFC Stadia and Events, Liverpool International Academies.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool Football Club

Position: Inclusion Co-ordinator

Location: Liverpool, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC Foundation team as an Inclusion Coordinator. You will support the development and delivery of community sports inclusion programmes with a focus on coach management, programme growth and development and promoting inclusive delivery.

You must be available to work evenings and weekends (Flexible working hours pattern) fulfilling the needs of this position.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Cycling

Position: Operations Manager – Maternity cover (up to 12 months)

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Role Summary:

  • To lead and manage all GBCT operational functions namely Programme Logistics, Programme Administration and Mechanics & Technical Resources across Olympic and Paralympic programmes.
  • Working with departmental leads and Responsible Officers on the collation, management and reporting of GBCT training & competition / major event budgets to the Head of Olympic & Paralympic Programmes .
  • Lead on, and where appropriate, directly manage the performance of the team via appropriate performance management systems & associated development plans
  • Collaboratively contribute to the Olympic & Paralympic World Class Programme as a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Contribute to the strategic development and direction of the GB Cycling Team and be accountable for attaining organisational objectives and targets.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Norwich City FC

Position: Head of Academy Regional Recruitment

Location: Norwich, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The role is fundamental to the long-term vision of Norwich City Football Club in identifying and recruiting the most talented young players for the Club.

The Head of Academy Regional Recruitment will assist in the implementation of identification, recruitment and scouting strategies for the Academy across the Player Performance Pathway of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) in conjunction with the Academy Head of Recruitment, whilst striving to identify and recruit the most talented young players available in adherence with the Profile of player the Club is seeking to recruit.

The role will oversee academy scouting U12-U18 both regionally Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Peterborough and Northern Ireland.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United Football Club

Position: Hospitality Communications & Chairmans Suite Coordinator (One year fixed term)

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Supporting the Hospitality Operations Manager, you will lead on the organisation and delivery of the Chairman’s Suite prior to and during every home matchday and major event held at the stadium. You will also be responsible for coordinating all matchday Hospitality and Business Club client related communications, including the matchday hospitality complaints procedure and feedback processes.

Leading on the planning, preparation and matchday delivery of the Chairman’s Suite for every home fixture and major event you will be responsible for sending invitations and collating RSVPS when appropriate, producing tables plans, liaising with the catering partner, stadium seat allocation and ticket organisation as well as communicating information to relevant departments.

You will act as first point of contact for executive and senior level personnel in terms of invitations for the Chairman’s Suite and any other enquiries about the suite. As such it is essential that you possess previous experience in similar coordination role in which you have dealt with VIP stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Retail Partnership Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Circa £56,000

The Retail Partnerships Manager will lead the management and delivery of the RFU’s Retail programme, including relationships with key delivery partners such as Fanatics, and third-party merchandise vendors (e.g. match-day programme and fan radio providers). The role’s focus is to maximize growth of merchandise revenue and enhance fan experience both digitally and physically across the retail business (online, store & event retail).

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Marcomms Team Coordinator

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The Team Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day planning across the Marketing and Communications operation.

Their primary role will be assisting with projects and administrative tasks, including raising PO’s, booking meeting rooms etc, as required, whilst delivering regular BAU tasks across the MarComms department

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist with projects and administrative tasks, including raising PO’s, booking meeting rooms etc, as required.

• Deliver regular BAU tasks across the MarComms department.

• Attend all internal MarComms Leads meetings to record notes and send in-depth minutes.

• Manage logistics and travel for all members of the MarComms team attending men’s, women’s and Academy fixtures

• Serve as a point of contact for any enquiries related to travel and logistics requests.

• Manage player appearances for the MarComms team, working with Leads to ensure the successful coordination and delivery of monthly appearances, spanning men’s, women’s and Academy teams.

• Attend all internal MarComms Leads meetings to record notes and send in-depth minutes.

• To attend all Men’s first team home fixtures and be the point of contact in the press lounge before, during and after the match.

To prepare all matchday accreditation for men’s fixtures.

Apply here.

 

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

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