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: Williams Racing

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 26.04.2024

This is a key role as they look to grow their content team at Williams Racing at an extremely exciting time. As they continuously strive ambitiously to improve on-track their standards need to be visibly reflected within their output on social media. Their focus is particularly on vertical-reliant platforms including, but not limited to, Instagram, X and TikTok. They are also looking for an impressive creative individual to drive engagement to their owned and operated digital channels (Web and app).

The job requires an analytical thinker who is data driven and able to understand social media data to inform and make decisions on how they drive excellence across their social platforms. The ideal candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for authentic, social first content, brimming with innovative ideas.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Head of Brand

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for an inspired Head of Brand who will be responsible for spearheading their brand evolution, fostering lasting affiliations and building equity in the hearts of their audience.

You’ll be a key member of their leadership team, working closely with their creative, commercial and communications teams to ensure their marketing efforts are aligned with their overall business objectives.

As a Head of Brand, you will be responsible for:

  • Brand Evolution Strategy: Craft and implement a forward-thinking brand development strategy that elevates Williams Racing presence in the motorsport landscape.
  • Articulate the brand’s unique value proposition and positioning in the market.
  • Brand Affiliation: Develop initiatives that create emotional connections with our audience, building a community of dedicated fans and enthusiasts.
  • Creative Leadership: Lead a talented team of creative designers to translate strategic brand goals into visually compelling and emotionally resonant creative expressions.
  • Storytelling: Shape and communicate the narrative of Williams Racing, ensuring consistency and resonance across all brand touchpoints.
  • Brand Equity Building: Implement strategies to enhance and protect the Williams Racing brand, fostering trust, loyalty, and positive associations.
  • Collaborative Innovation: Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to integrate brand strategies into product launches, partnerships, and overall business initiatives.
  • Market Research: Stay abreast of market trends, audience insights, and competitor activities to inform brand development strategies.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin F1 Team

Position: Communications Officer

Location: Silverstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

  • Reporting to and working alongside the Head of Communications and Media, working in the communications and media department, under the overall leadership of the Director of Communications.
  • Devising and pitching stories to mainstream media designed to showcase Aston Martin Aramco, its drivers, its people and its partners in a powerfully positive light, especially with business, consumer and lifestyle earned media.
  • Clear focus on active, positive storytelling and securing earned media in key markets (US, UK, EU, MENA)
  • Attend Formula One events as an active member of the Communications team, managing media commitments for team drivers and management and developing key relationships in the paddock.
  • Supporting the communications and media department with creating, delivering and writing best-in-class brand/creative communications/media content in all forms for the brand’s audience and fan base, in media releases, and on external digital, social and mainstream media.
  • Providing administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the of the communications and media department, including the management of a departmental editorial calendar/tracker, managing the agenda for department team meetings, and other operational support as required.
  • To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructors’ Championship and delivering media value to our commercial partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The British & Irish Lions

Position: Digital Product Manager

Location: London, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The British & Irish Lions are looking to recruit a Digital Products and Platforms Manager. This role will report to the Digital Manager to oversee key areas of digital growth as part of our digital transformation strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Digital, Marketing and Communications team ahead of an historic Tour of Australia.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The British & Irish Lions

Position: Data & Fan Engagement Manager

Location: London, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The Data & Fan Engagement Manager reports to the Head of Marketing and is responsible for helping to drive one of the largest fanbases in world rugby, and developing essential insights that inform business decisions, initiatives and programmes.

Improving data, insights and fan engagement will enable them to grow, diversify and better understand their audience, to increase value for The British & Irish Lions (BIL), their partners and stakeholders; maximise revenue opportunities; and provide a best-in-class fan experience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Insight Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £43,000 – £45,000 per year

The Business Intelligence team sit at the heart of Formula E. The Insight Manager will work with all business units to produce insight to help drive data led decision making in support of the business’ ambitious growth goals.

  • This role is tasked with supporting stakeholders by delivering actionable, easy-to-understand insight
  • Day to day responsibilities include full management of primary research studies; from sample specification/management and questionnaire design, scripting surveys, managing fieldwork, analysing large datasets, synthesising findings with secondary data sources, to insight and report creation
  • Responsible for building relationships with stakeholders, understanding their KPIs and insight needs in order to design and deliver appropriate research or analysis, and influencing them to make data-driven decisions
  • Operational responsibility on behalf of the team such as managing survey and analysis platforms, coordinating with stakeholders in the lead up to campaigns or race events, delivering regular reports
  • Role will require some travel to race events, on which occasion the candidate will be responsible for collaborating with stakeholders and managing all research during the event

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Retail & Licensing Coordinator (1 yr FTC)

Location: London, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The post holder will facilitate the delivery of the relationships with FA partners, whilst providing support to key accounts across our licensing and retail programmes.

Your Impact

  • Developing the relationships with key partner personnel and ensure delivery of rights and obligations.
  • Act as a key stakeholder with other FA departments to ensure efficient and effective lines of communication between the Licensing and Retail Partners on The FA.
  • Supporting the team across other strategic projects as required (e.g., renewals, future planning, measurement, rights delivery)
  • To planning, implementation and reporting related to key Licensees and Retail partners.
  • Managing key suppliers.
  • To provide administrative duties such as; status reports, planning frameworks, reports, and proactive ideation.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group’s changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and well-being can be maintained.
  • As part of The FA’s commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Esports Executive

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.04.2024

This role presents a thrilling chance for an enthusiastic Esports professional to lead the marketing strategy execution for Oracle Red Bull Racing’s Sim Racing Teams.

It’s a diverse, stimulating, and demanding position that calls for a driven person to demonstrate their abilities within the celebrated marketing squad of a Formula One Team with multiple World Championships.

Collaborating closely with the Esports Lead, Esports Partnership Executive, and Esports Executive, this full-time position is located at the Milton Keynes factory. Additionally, the role entails travel obligations to engage in activations globally.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Staff Writer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Formula 1 is looking to recruit a creative, ambitious Staff Writer to join their in-house editorial team working on the evolving Formula1 App & Website. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join their high output team, in order to create written content that will reach millions of F1 fans around the world, and include extending the narratives to engage new and diverse fan groups, aligned with optimising the way fans engage with editorial.

The ideal candidate well be a highly-motivated and skilled creator, comfortable creating ground-breaking engagement formats, as well as writing short news stories, interviewing F1 drivers for long-form feature, and with a strong editorial eye and talent for seeking out compelling stories. Previous editorial and analytics experience is needed and a background in sports journalism – and, of course, knowledge of F1 would be an added bonus.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Marketing Event Executive

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: APPLICATIONS CLOSE TODAY

They have a new position within their marketing team which will play the part of organising and delivering world-class match day activation for both their men’s and women’s first team games and non-match day events. You will enhance their fan experience and take it to the next level!

This is an exciting time to join them as they start the preparations of building their first fan zone at the stadium. You will be involved in managing the fan zone experience from digital inventory to music to lighting programmes.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Marketing Executive – Premium

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The role will be charged with the creation and implementation of marketing initiatives and campaigns to demonstrate the exceptional nature of their Premium offering. From working with influencers, generating website content, working with PR to drive media coverage to crafting amazing email communications, you will have the opportunity to work across the whole marketing mix.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Racing Post

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has arisen within their Social Media team. They are seeking someone passionate about horse racing who also possesses a good understanding of wider sports, alongside proficiency in Premiere Pro and Photoshop. This role will involve joining us to enhance their organic social channels by capturing and amplifying sporting sentiment to drive engagement

Their team works in London HQ once per week and works on a shift basis to cover the annual sporting calendar. You must be available to work weekends (four days out of eight), with weekdays free.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: LiveScore

Position: Sports Media Service Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have a new content-focused opportunity to join their LiveScore Media Operations team. You will work to deliver an exciting football news focused content experience to LiveScore’s millions of dedicated football fans, as part of the overall LiveScore Media strategy. As a Sports Media Service Executive – LiveScore Media, you will be part of a dedicated team reporting into the Sports Media Service Team Leader.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Portsmouth Football Club

Position: Ticketing Manager

Location: Portsmouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

In this role, you’ll be the mastermind behind a seamless ticketing journey for Pompey supporters. You’ll craft innovative strategies to drive ticket sales, maximize revenue, and ensure a smooth experience from purchase to match day.

Here’s a taste of the impact you’ll make:

  • Lead the charge in ticketing innovation: Develop cutting-edge strategies that make buying tickets a breeze for fans.
  • Become the voice of the ticketing team: Collaborate with marketing and sales to create targeted campaigns that drive ticket sales.
  • Forge strong bonds with our supporters: Build positive relationships with fan groups and ensure a seamless match day experience.
  • Unlock new revenue streams: Think creatively to identify and implement strategies that boost ticket sales and club revenue.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Wimbledon

Position: Digital Platforms & Campaigns Manager (FTC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This is 12 months fixed term maternity cover.

Wimbledon’s Marketing and Communication (M&C) function aims to create value via brand, audience understanding and growth. A key element of our M&C strategy is focused on their understanding of the Wimbledon ‘Guest’ and through this understanding they are able to build experiences and create better direct relationships with them. Reporting into the Guest Data, Insight and Engagement Lead but working very closely with most of the business, they are seeking an experienced Digital Channels Manager to join their team to manage and implement their Guest Relationship Programme strategy across Wimbledon’s digital platforms through the management of myWimbledon, their personalised digital experience product.

You’ll be responsible for managing the strategic delivery of year-round and Championships communications to all their known Guest groups in order to drive growth and retention through their DTC platforms. In addition, the candidate will work on how the owned and operated strategies support wider commercial and marketing initiatives through audience growth and bring to life the vision of myWimbledon across the board.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Fanatics UK

Position: Social Media Manager

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: Manchester City

Position: Venue Operations Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 10.04.2024

The Venue Operations Executive will play a key role in the smooth and efficient day to day running of the venue ensuring standards and values are upheld across all events and activations, daily tasks would include:

•           Site visits with internal and external stakeholders ahead of events

•           Review final details with Venue Planning and Internal Planning teams

•           Brief the teams delivering events elements to include Security / Catering / Reception / OCS / FM / AV Support etc.

•           Walk the customer journey access routes to their event space; Ensure carparks are open / Gates are unlocked / Entry doors are being covered / Lifts are working etc.

•           Check the rooms are set up correctly as per event requirements to include floorplans / temperature settings / signage in place / toilets are unlocked etc.

•           Meet and greet the guests and conduct all relevant H&S briefs with the client (food allergens, fire procedures, evacuation points etc)

•           Liaise with event contractors to ensure all H&S processes are in place

•           On the day main point of contact for non-matchday event organisers

The role holder will ensure all Health & Safety requirements are complied with in accordance with all company policies and processes to support the safe operation of the site and provide a best-in-class environment for MCFC’s / CFG employees, partners and customers.

This role is fast-paced and requires the holder to be able to prioritise and manage their time efficiently and be able to work within a team and on an individual basis. It includes administration tasks; however, the primary component of the role will be operational that will be led by Campus Non Matchday event bookings, both internal and external.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea Football Club

Position: Head of Performance Medicine

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a key role to the club and requires a collaborative, committed and professional medical practitioner, who can be a great teammate. The role will include but not limited to providing injury or illness assessments, undertaking player signing medicals and assisting in decision making and rehabilitation management of medical issues when required. You will work very closely with the interdisciplinary Performance Support team at the club to optimise player availability and readiness.

This role will include some travelling to and providing medical match day cover for games, which can involve irregular, unsociable hours and overnight stays.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Junior Commercial Creative

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 19.04.2024

As the Junior Commercial Creative you will contribute to the delivery of all Commercial / Partnerships projects. While Formula One-related activities represent a significant proportion of the role, the Commercial Creative has a group-wide remit that includes supporting both the Commercial acquisition of the business and the delivery of Partner lead projects.

The Junior Commercial Creative should implement the design aspects of the team’s marketing /commercial strategy, working under the guidance of the Commercial Ideation manager.

The Junior Commercial Creative should be able to deliver high-quality design and visual ideation for each project, working in collaboration with the Commercial Creative and other designers in the Creative Services team, under the guidance of the Commercial Ideation Manager and Head of Creative.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: talkSPORT

Position: US Sports Editor

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

talkSPORT.com, one of the leading sports news websites, is seeking a dynamic, passionate and experienced digital journalist to take on a new and pivotal role in their team. As US Sports Editor, you will manage a team of writers and will be responsible for curating and producing high-quality sports content targeted to an American audience. You will be writing and editing articles across a wide range of sports, including but not limited to American football, basketball, boxing, golf, mixed martial arts and soccer. You will be based in their offices in London Bridge and will report to the talkSPORT.com editor.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula 1

Position: Digital Content Planning & Strategy Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Digital Content Planning and Strategy Manager to provide integrated planning and reporting to their team. This role is a new allocation to help underpin the alignment and evolution of ground breaking digital content by Formula 1. It is an exciting opportunity to inject knowledge of objective tracking, with audience engagement behaviour, alongside process of understanding the multiple pathways of audience engagement, across multiple global digital assets: from social, to web & app, audio, and streaming platforms: alongside language and territorial optimisations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The English Football League (EFL)

Position: Senior Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As Senior Marketing Manager, you will play a pivotal role in delivering the league’s commercial and marketing strategy. Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will lead the delivery of the EFL’s key marketing efforts, ensuring excellence in brand marketing, commercial partnerships marketing, broadcaster marketing relationships, and fan engagement initiatives. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the marketing landscape of one of the most iconic football leagues in the world.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Digital Analyst

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Business Intelligence team and directly contribute to the digital growth of Formula E: across its platforms, fanbase and commercial outputs.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide reporting and guidance to the digital product and content teams in line with KPIs
  • Work hand in hand with the FE digital platform partners (Pulse Live, Monterossa) to deliver compelling and robust performance reporting with clear strategic recommendations.
  • Be the point person for digital analytics) – owning tagging and bringing discipline and consistency to reporting
  • Support the data analysis of our social channels and reporting dashboards – working alongside the Insights Manager and social agency.
  • Ensure availability and accuracy of reliable data by collaborating with other teams/agencies/platform partners on reporting strategy and data collection templates.
  • Manage ad hoc internal & external requests from our commercial partners for data and insights – with the support of the Senior Manager.
  • Provide comprehensive reporting and support the delivery of performance trackers and dashboards.
  • Translate complex data into a clear narrative with easy takeaways for non-technical audiences
  • Champion testing and optimisation across the suite of digital channels (such as CRM)
  • Be inquisitive! Analyse our activity and performance to truly understand our fan behaviour and make recommendations to key stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

Position: Assistant Operations Manager – National Cricket Performance Centre

Location: Loughborough, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £40,000 – £46,000 per year

Closing date: 10.04.2024

To be responsible for the co-ordination and programming of usage of the ECB National Cricket Performance Centre (NCPC) facilities at Loughborough University and the administration of the activities undertaken at the NCPC.

Assist the Performance Operations Manager with the day-to-day operations of the National Cricket Performance Centre, its user groups, facilities, equipment and financial management.

The role would ideally require someone to start at the end of June or the beginning of July 2024.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Stoke City Football Club

Position: Partnership Sales Executive

Location: Stoke-On-Trent, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Reporting into the Partnerships and Advertising Manager, you will play an important role in generating commercial revenue via the sales of regional partnerships, sponsorship and advertising – All of which provide the perfect platform for businesses of all sizes to showcase their services and offerings to a vast and engaged audience on a consistent basis, all whilst forging a close association with SCFC.

At a period of significant investment at the bet365 Stadium, this is a great time to join the team and immerse yourself in the inception of a plethora of exciting new commercial opportunities opening up to market.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Jockey Club

Position: Sales Executive

Location: Huntingdon, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

– Proactively drive sales of all packages for racecourses within the region, exceeding sales targets and upselling where possible

– Identify and target new commercial customers and sectors.

– Achieve specific performance targets and KPI’s to maximise revenue by managing their individual sales platform.

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

– Be 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

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

– Provide accurate weekly sales and activity reports.

– Work racedays across the Region as required.

– Cover the basic tasks associated with other team member’s roles at Huntingdon racecourse to provide suitable temporary cover on occasion of their absence.

– Assist in and fulfil local charity requests to include raffle prizes, bucket collections and raceday fundraising.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: 90min

Position: Women’s Football Editor

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a talented and connected Women’s Football Editor to join our global 90min content team in London. This role is a full-time four-month contract that will hopefully transition to permanent.

You will cover the biggest stories in women’s football (WSL, UWCL, NWSL and international), be required to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities.

Candidates must understand what readers of women’s football content want and how to reach them. Audience development skills and experience will be essential in this role.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Fleetwood Town FC

Position: First Team Head Physiotherapist

Location: Fleetwood, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an opportunity available for a highly motivated, innovative and committed individual, to undertake a full-time role as their new First Team Head Physiotherapist.

As the Head Physiotherapist the individual will be responsible for the physiotherapy provision of all first team players and management of all first team medical staff.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Stockport County FC

Position: Head of Marketing

Location: Stockport, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The ideal candidate will have an organised and calm approach to work and be able to deal with the time-pressured demands in an elite level environment. They will be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, display a high level of knowledge of football tactics and demonstrate the technical ability required to work with industry-specific software.

Candidates should be forward thinking, having the ability to adapt and be innovative in relation to presentation of information. They should be self-motivated, committed and provide and maintain a high standard with the ability to work under time constraints, often with unsociable hours, as well as being able to build a rapport and function as part of the Analysis department and the backroom staff.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Stockport County FC

Position: Events Marketing Executive

Location: Stockport, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Stockport County is looking for a results-driven and passionate Events Marketing Executive to spearhead the sales and marketing efforts in revolutionising matchday hospitality and events at the recently revamped Edgeley Park events space. You will be a driving force behind the success and profitability of their matchday hospitality and events calendar.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Roc Nation Sports

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Roc Nation, a Live Nation joint venture, is looking for an Entry-Level Social Media Coordinator who will support the Sports Digital team in fulfilling digital priorities for Roc Nation Sports International clients, including digital marketing, social media, content development, and web/mobile properties. The Social Media Coordinator will also support the team across managing and executing content plans for Roc Nation & Roc Nation Sports digital platforms. This candidate must have social media/advertising skills, strong relationship skills, and a knack for storytelling & industry trends.

Apply here.

 

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

If you work in the industry and have any vacancies you would like us to promote, get in touch.