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: Bradford City AFC

Position: Digital Content Creator

Location: Bradford, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 26.01.2024

Forming part of City’s communications department, the successful candidate will work to enhance the club’s growing media and marketing operation, and assist the commercial department, through the creation and publishing of video content and digital assets.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: Head of Social

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.01.2024

They’re seeking a dynamic and creative Head of Social to lead the development and execution of our global social media strategy.

You will lead a talented team of social media professionals, fostering creativity and innovation in content creation, distribution, and engagement working closely with various internal stakeholders, including marketing, communications, and partnerships, to ensure social media initiatives support overall business objectives.

You will be one of the key driving forces behind this iconic Club brand and make history by taking it to the next level by developing a go to market strategy for target markets (including US and KSA), prioritising growth, engagement and commercial development.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Administration Assistant

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £27,500 – £30,000 per year

Closing date: 19.01.2024

The Administration Assistant will provide efficient and effective support to the PA to Director of Football & Head Coach. This role will provide exposure to the working environment of the training ground as well as some aspects of HR.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: UK Sport

Position: Communications Officer (Digital) – Fixed-term until 31 October 2024

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £33,207 – £39,634 per year

Closing date: 09.01.2024

The Communications Officer (Digital) will work within a high-performing and dynamic team, supporting the delivery of the organisation’s digital engagement strategy and the wider work of the Communications and Engagement Team.

Performing a key role in the team, you’ll work collaboratively with digital and brand team members to develop and deliver compelling content that connects with our stakeholders, partners and funded athletes.

This will include drafting and editing blogs and news articles for our website. As well as, contributing towards the day-to-day running of our social media channels. In doing this you’ll play a key role in ensuring all outputs are consistent with our brand and tone of voice.

You’ll also have an eye for current digital media trends and developments across social media platforms. Being able to use this knowledge to help up continually adapt and improve our approach to reaching our key audiences.

**During 2024 the Olympic and Paralympic games will take place. Therefore in applying for this role you must be available to work from mid-July – mid-September, and will be unable to take any periods of extended annual leave during these times**

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Triathlon Federation

Position: Head of Marketing

Location: Loughborough, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £45,000 – £48,000 per year

Closing date: 10.01.2024 at 9am

As Head of Marketing, you’ll work collaboratively with colleagues from across the organisation and Triathlon Home Nations to develop and drive their digitally focused marketing strategy to new heights. From lead generation and performance marketing to customer acquisition campaigns, you’ll have a direct impact on our success by continually improving the digital customer experience.

You will:

  • Use your skills to lead cross functional internal and external teams, creating best in class brand assets, content, and campaigns.
  • Maximise opportunities for paid marketing strategy ideation and implementation.
  • Produce purposeful, engaging, and creative content for our audience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Gymshark

Position: Athlete Manager

Location: Solihull, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.01.2024

The role exists to grow the Gymshark brand through building, managing, and activating a network of authentic partners that connect with the lifting & conditioning cohorts of the Gymshark consumer. From Athletes to Influencers through to Strategic product seeding.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: McLaren Racing

Position: Partnerships Executive

Location: Woking, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To support the day-to-day operational fulfilment of core partners in the McLaren Formula 1 Team portfolio, whilst assisting the wider partner base where required, such that the contractual rights are fully leveraged and maximised, while the long-term individual and company relationships are created and maintained.

Role Dimensions

  • Reports to Manager, Partnerships.
  • Focus of the role is supporting the day-to-day operational fulfilment of key technology partners, led by the Manager, Partnerships.
  • The role will also focus on supporting the wider Partnerships portfolio, Formula 1 Partnerships and Senior Leadership Team in general.
  • The role is based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, UK, but may require some travel both within the UK and internationally and consequently flexibility in working hours will be required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: New Balance

Position: Football Sports Marketing Intern

Location: Warrington, GB (On-site)

Salary: One year paid internship

Closing date: 19.01.2024 (Capped at 100 applicants)

New Balance are offering a 1 year paid internship to an undergraduate student, currently in their penultimate year of study, with a desire to follow a career in Sports Marketing. The role will support the Sports Marketing team in their work to manage and service global football teams and players. Training and support will be given and you will gain a broad knowledge of a Global Football Marketing department.

This placement opportunity will start on Monday 10th June 2024 and will be based in their Head Office (Warrington) full time.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Recruitment Scout (Women & Girls)

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 17.01.2024

This new and exciting role will work as an integral member of the women’s football recruitment department in identifying both first team and academy/investment players. You will be required to attend matches and provide detailed scouting and player reports. As part of this role you will need to keep up to date with WSL and Pro Game Academy requirements.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Senior Specialist, Social Media

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Senior Specialist – Social Media works in the social team as part of the creative content team to deliver the day-to-day content across the club’s social platforms. This includes content creation and publication of organic, branded, sponsored, marketing and comms content. The focus is on overall growth of all of LFC’s social channels, maintaining and growing engagement levels and maximising on conversion metrics where applicable, e.g. driving traffic to owned and operated platforms.

About The Role

  • Responsible for daily publication of content on the club’s social media platforms
  • Responsible daily for conception, production, and delivery of social first content
  • Work with wider team to shape how the club presents itself to fans worldwide across social media through the introduction of creative new ideas and concepts and formats, with a strong focus on video and graphics.
  • Work in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders including the Content, Graphics, Commercial and Marketing teams on the creation and delivery of branded content and paid campaigns.
  • Work as part of the wider team to help ideate, conceive and execute innovative and dynamic ideas
  • Play a part in ensuring that the Club is at the forefront of social media innovation and best practice, maintaining a sharp eye on our competitor set and other influential content creators/social media accounts
  • Provide matchday social media coverage at Anfield and at away matches across all competitions Premier League, European competitions, WSL and Academy.
  • Be aware of and use research/analysis and measurement and use social analytics in collaboration with other departments

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Arsenal

Position: Commercial Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Commercial Marketing Manager to join the Brand and Marketing team. This new strategic and dynamic role will be responsible for delivering world-class marketing campaigns to drive commercial growth for the club.

The position will play an integral role serving and growing our global supporters base with a focus on Stadium Tours, digital experiences, Pre-Season Tour and match day supporter experience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Everton

Position: CRM and Performance Marketing Executive

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 10.01.2024

They have a great opportunity for a CRM & Performance Marketing Executive to join their Marketing department, to focus on revenue generation, audience growth and driving return on investment for all marketing activity.

You will play a role in developing data-driven and customer-led digital marketing campaigns across all paid, earned and owned channels, with responsibility for the tracking and reporting of performance in order to provide an overview of ROI and identify opportunities for optimisation. You will also support with the creation of targeted marketing emails and journeys to maintain audiences engaged and drive conversions for Club products.

Working closely with the wider Marketing and Fan Engagement teams you will create, deploy, and report on outbound campaigns to domestic and international fans, identifying new audience growth and revenue opportunities through paid media campaigns (Meta, TikTok, LinkedIn, X), Google Ads (Search, Display), SEO and optimisation of existing campaigns.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Senior Executive, Digital Marketing Operations

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the Liverpool FC team as a Senior Executive, Digital Marketing Operations. Working within the Digital team and closely with teams across the club, in this role you will be responsible for the delivery of the Club’s digital analytics implementation

The key accountabilities of this role are:

  • Support the implementation of digital analytics solutions on the Google platform, including Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics (Universal Analytics/ Google Analytics 4) & Google Big Query. Work with LFC’s digital agencies to deliver custom tagging solutions using JavaScript within Google Tag Manager for tracking user behaviour and send the data to Google Analytics for building further analytics reports.
  • Responsible for LFC’s tagging environment within Google Tag Manager, working alongside the manager to review and manage tagging standards ensuring robust and consistent data is captured for analysis. Oversee the governance of website pixels.
  • Administer Google Analytics (GA4) configurations, testing and validating analytical implementations. Maintain Universal Analytics implementation to support existing reporting infrastructure. Support deployment of Google Consent Mode compliant tags.
  • Deliver robust marketing tagging and tracking across LFC’s digital marketing campaigns via web, search, social media, email, etc.
  • Deliver digital marketing campaigns via email, SMS and push platforms ensuring that this meets the needs of the Club’s marketing calendar. Work with the wider Digital Marketing team to provide appropriate data selections for campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with key stakeholders throughout the Club’s commercial business.
  • Support the Marketing Operations team with data connection gateways.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Dundee United

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Dundee, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 19.01.2024 at 5pm

Head of Commercial is a pivotal role within our organisation, overseeing and leading a dedicated team of three professionals to help the club achieve its strategic aims. This function Is Instrumental In driving the ongoing maximisation of commercial revenue streams for Dundee United FC; sponsorship, advertising, matchday & corporate hospitality, and stadium events. They will be responsible for negotiating and overseeing contracts, leading the club’s sales, and marketing strategies. They will also be responsible for delivering all appropriate sales and business-to-business related targets across the organisation, retaining current business, and pursuing all new business opportunities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Digital Strategy Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 16.01.2024

They are searching for a Digital Strategy Manager to join their Grassroots Football division. Digital will be a key driver for our new Grassroots Football strategy, which kicks off in 2024. By developing their digital ecosystem to enable a connected, thriving community of grassroots participants, this role will play a critical part in driving the game forward. Working across Grassroots and the wider FA, you will help the organisation leverage user-led digital solutions to make the game easier to run and more enjoyable for all.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Alpine F1

Position: Communications Manager

Location: Enstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Role

  • Action the team’s annual communications and marketing plan.
  • Plan all aspects of media activities prior to each GP of the season: media schedules, drivers and senior management interview schedules, FIA / FOM requirements. Attend F1 race calendar, managing media requests for the team and handle one driver’s PR schedule.
  • Provide support to the team by coordinating media requests with team representatives and drivers. Liaise with Driver’s management and Partner managers about driver appearances and logistics, attend and oversee appearances during race weekends.
  • Organise and coordinate interviews with key spokespeople and drivers (including reserve driver and academy drivers).
  • Pro-active media pitching – creative ideas for features. Propose creative ideas to maximise Alpine’s Media presence in F1. Draft press releases and content for the team.
  • Support Season launch, Demo days, Testing, Alpine Car Launch and other Motorsport events.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The EFL  (English Football League)

Position: Partnerships Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The role will be responsible for leading and developing existing partner relationships for the EFL, including proactively driving partnership agreements through a strong understanding of individual partners markets and business objectives, maximising the value of association with the EFL and its member clubs.

The role is offered on a 6-month fixed term basis and they are looking for candidates to start in January.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Content Creative

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Please note- This position can be flexible on location and can be based from either our London or Manchester HQ dependant on the successful applicant

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 08.01.2024 (APPLICATIONS CLOSE TODAY)

They’re looking for a junior creative to support the Creative Director and the Commercial Media Team to generate outstanding creative concepts for both our partners and for CFG individual teams that their fans will laugh, cry and be inspired by.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Marketing Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £23,000 – £26,000 per year

Closing date: 22.01.2024

Reporting to the Head of Club Marketing, this role will be responsible for building the Club’s digital relationship with its fans. The role will cover all digital touchpoints; driving new and existing audience engagement by implementing the most effective technical solutions and media choices.

  • Play a key role in the continued development of the Brentford FC website to ensure the functionality is in place to deliver against club objectives.
  • Lead on the department’s Search Engine Optimisation output; ensuring the website’s content output is optimised to maximise traffic from Google.
  • Curate the visual elements of the club’s websites, ensuring relevant products and messaging are well placed to drive engagement.
  • Through personalisation, gamification and loyalty, efficiently and effectively repeatedly get the brand and products in front of each relevant audience and navigate them from where they are to engage and/or purchase at high conversion rates. Understand what type of content drives each customer decision using audience segmentation.
  • Ensure user journeys are tailored and personal with the most relevant content served to each fan. Consult analytics to improve dwell time and engagement and strive for constant improvement through innovation.
  • Contribute to the department’s input to an improved loyalty program. Use gamification and rewards to drive repeat purchases and fan happiness. Identify opportunities and use loyalty to drive desired behaviours.
  • Support on all digital marketing campaigns; ensure a flexible and agile approach so there is adequate support within the department and across the business. Be proficient and have a background working in social media, CRO, SEO, PPC and User Experience design and testing.
  • Owning web platform analytics and reporting, ensure that all decisions are evidence based that aim to continually improve digital performance, engagement, personalisation, loyalty and UX across the website.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Premium Experience Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per year

As an integral part of the broader Ticketing & Premium Experience Team within the Commercial function, this role is dedicated to driving the overall success of Formula E’s Premium Experiences, encompassing EMOTION CLUB, Race Suites, Electric Lounge, and VIP Side Events. From conceptualisation to execution, you will lead the development and management of premium experiences across various international markets.

This is a hands-on, proactive position requiring effective communication at all levels, both internally and externally. Collaboration across departments and coordination with diverse suppliers will be second nature to you, ensuring flawless execution. With a keen commercial mindset, you will navigate and deliver within stringent time and financial constraints. Above all, your focus will remain on consistently delivering one of the sports’ most premium and distinctive hospitality experiences.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: ATP Tour

Position: Director, Player Services

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £65,000 – £75,000 per year

The Director of Member Services plays a crucial role in shaping and executing the overall strategic direction of the organisation. This senior leadership position requires a visionary and results-driven individual with the ability to translate high-level goals into actionable plans. The Director of Member Services is responsible for aligning the organisation’s objectives with its mission and vision, ensuring long-term success and sustainability with special focus on membership, education, platform development, post-career opportunities, and benefits. This position will directly report to their SVP, Player Relations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Academy Operations Coordinator (CFC Women’s Team)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To carry out all administrative duties and support relating to Chelsea Football Club Women (CFCW) Academy. Responsible for team logistics and operations as well as supporting the players and staff as required.

  • Create and maintain/update a database for storing personal information for all Womens Academy players; management of team works application including ensuring that daily, weekly, monthly schedules for U12 – U18 teams are up to date.
  • Book all aspects of team travel including flights, coaches and hotels when appropriate.
  • Create specific itineraries working with CFCW coaching staff relating to match day (Home/Away);
  • Keep a comprehensive record of all travel and associated costs for each away trip;
  • Provide support to the Head of Women’s Academy as required;
  • Attendance at all Academy home games required to support the team
  • To provide the clubs registration manager with all information on Womens Academy players, necessary for both league and FA requirements
  • To provide and work alongside the Womens team Kit manager, to ensure that all Academy players/staff are suitably equipped to represent the football club
  • To support the Head of Womens Academy on a realistic but comprehensive Tour programme for all age groups within the Academy programme.
  • Travel to support all away games & Pre-Season tours if required;
  • Liaise with opposing teams in the confirmation of fixtures and organisation of meeting points, general match day logistics as well as any other items required;
  • Liaise with staff at Kingsmeadow/Hub 2 on fixture clashes, general operations, timings, match day operations;
  • Liaise with FA & UEFA on fixtures, rules and all regulations;
  • Liaise with Match Official(s) on the confirmation of appointments and organisation of meeting points as well as any other items required;
  • Liaise with Player Operations, and academy and first team staff, to ensure a smooth plan for first team players training/playing with the academy and for academy players training/playing with the first team.
  • Manage/set up player profiles on Kitman Labs.
  • Raise PO’s, liaise with suppliers and process invoices in a timely manner;
  • Collate any expense claims and liaise with Finance to ensure they are processed in a timely manner
  • Collate and respond to any mail, Teamworks message received, liaising with other departments as appropriate.
  • Ensuring the Academy adheres to the Club/FA policies, procedures and regulations for safeguarding children, Chelsea FC Training Ground Code of conduct, Health and Safety and Equality
  • Complete and administer all payroll procedure for staff.
  • Supporting the submission of an annual business plan and twice-yearly financial monitoring reports to the FA, for the Academy.
  • To take a lead on all administrative duties that relate to the academy during the off season (trial processes/registration forms/staff inductions/player inductions).
  • To attend regular meetings with the FA and report back on all items related to the Academy.
  • To setup and/or attend and/or minute weekly meetings (staff, players, facilities, …) and report back to Head of Women’s Academy.
  • To support the relationship of our DiSE programme, with Loughborough college, and implement a structure of delivery to fall in line with the schedule.
  • To undertake a progressive and ongoing professional development process attending and participating in in-house CPD sessions (when possible) and external sessions (if relevant), keep a regular CPD file, and ensure up to date with performance advances and research in their field.
  • To perform any other adhoc duties to help the performance of the CFC Women’s department function efficiently.
  • Responsible for the ordering of all stationery and tea/coffee provision for the department.
  • To manage a department cash card with approval from the General Manager.

Apply here.

 

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

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