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: Manchester City

Position: Assistant Match Day and Events Producer

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 11.10.2023

The successful candidate will be a key member of Manchester City’s Events Team. They will be intrinsically involved in the ideation, planning, and delivery of Sport Presentation at both the Etihad and Academy stadiums as well as event production for non-match day events designed to reach and engage new fans and improve the experience of existing supporters. The role will also lead on the event production for the Academy Stadium including our EDS and U18 teams.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Premier League

Position: Football Development Systems Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.10.2023

The Premier League is looking to appoint a Football Development Systems Manager to drive innovation and insights through key technology projects. The successful candidate will have a strong track record for implementing and managing successful systems, a proven ability to engage a range of stakeholders and be comfortable working with leading-edge technology suppliers in a dynamic environment.

The role will include an exciting opportunity to lead on the delivery of the new Football Intelligence Platform, a unique and ambitious collaboration across the Professional Game that will help transform the collection, analysis and utilisation of coaching, medical, performance and player care data. The project involves all Premier League and EFL clubs and this role will help deliver the next stage of development and implementation, including ongoing alignment and integration with other Premier League Football systems.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: MATTA

Position: Brand Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £35,000 – £45,0000

MATTA is growing rapidly and looking for a talented, highly motivated Brand Manager to partner with an exciting new client in the premium sportswear apparel industry.

You will be the ‘go to person’ for this new campaign, and integral to the partnership between MATTA, the client and their retailer, and in their smooth and efficient production of high volume creative assets and deliverables that drive sales. You will establish the processes and channels to ease and facilitate this workflow and communication, and will employ your enthusiasm, diplomacy and excellent communication skills in ensuring all stakeholders are engaged and aligned.

Over time, you will work on other exciting clients from the world of sport, fitness and wellbeing, playing a big part in the development of commercially successful relationships, managing interactions with your clients while also supporting new business pitches for MATTA and seeing first-hand their acclaimed branding projects and marketing campaigns come to life.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Mercedes AMG-PETRONAS Formula One Team

Position: Head of Marketing Operations

Location: Brackley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.10.2023

Reporting to the Marketing Operations Director, this role will be accountable for the planning, budgeting, critical path, and output of the Marketing Operations Department and Sub Teams. This role will also have line management responsibilities for the Marketing Operations Team.

  • Overall accountability for the yearly Marketing Operations plan and the internal link to the ‘Heads Of’ of other Marketing Operations functions.
  • Ownership of the Marketing Operations yearly planner and dissemination of information to other Marketing Operations functions.
  • Owner of Marketing Operations Leadership Team meetings and Leadership Team workflow.
  • Ownership and Delivery of Marketing Operations All Team meetings, off-sites, Training and Development and travel.
  • Ownership of the Marketing Operations resource plan and EA Forecasts.
  • Line management of Marketing Operations Team Members and Contractors.
  • Ownership of Marketing Operations and Sub Team’s Budget submission and VIK Management.
  • Working with the Head of Marketing Operations – Projects to oversee the running of the Hospitality Clubs concepts and required resource.
  • Provide expertise and management as part of cross functional team on projects, assets, launch and collateral shoots.
  • Deliver Partner contractual rights and projects that sit outside the expertise and resource of the Partner Services and hospitality team.
  • Ownership and accountability for the delivery of Marketing demonstration events and the delivery of the ‘driving and car aspects’ of marketing driver events.
  • Ownership and accountability of the F1 Hot Laps Programme delivery, including commercial agreement and delivery of partnership rights.
  • Ownership of Driver Styling Project which falls outside of traditional Team Clothing.
  • Build processes and efficiencies into Marketing Operations and sub teams.
  • The role will be hybrid working with travel to meetings and events as required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Social Media Producer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Club is seeking a Social Media Producer to support the Social Media Team in the output for Tottenham Hotspur Men’s team across various social media platforms. The successful applicant will work with the existing team in the Content Department, providing a consistent level of high-quality content output, including training and matchday communications.

  • Support the social media team in planning, creating and scheduling of content across our portfolio of channels.
  • Producing and editing content in video and image form to be used across social channels.
  • Engage and inform the Spurs fanbase across each matchday (both weekday and weekend games).
  • Reporting and analysis of content.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Partnership Global Sales Coordinator

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They  have an exciting opportunity to be a Partnership Global Sales Coordinator, located in their London offices. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the LFC Global Sales Team with all key sales initiatives, helping to drive significant commercial revenue for LFC. You will provide support across all projects and sales efforts, working closely with the LFC Sales Team, Central Team and other Internal stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Event Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.10.2023

As an Event Manager you will lead in the ideation, planning and delivery of fan experiences at both the Etihad and Academy stadiums ensuring they set, track and measure all KPIs against a defined strategy. They will also lead in the planning and delivery of a wide range of non-match day events delivered against key objectives. The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of the full event management plan, live delivery and post-event analysis.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: New Balance

Position: Associate Marketing Manager, Community Running

Location: Warrington, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This is a brand-new role within New Balance as an Associate Marketing Manager for the UK team. You will be responsible for managing a team across the UK. As a marketing Manager you will help build New Balance’s Community Running Programme alongside key retailers and run clubs. The successful candidate will also support the delivery of key annual events, creating new projects from concept to delivery.

They offer flexibility with working hours, 2-3 days on site as well as some weekend and evenings when required. They are looking for someone who will drive their passion and dedication for running to new and existing audiences across the UK.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: PR & Communications Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Tottenham Hotspur is recruiting for a new Communications role to further enhance its non-football communications, aligned to strategic objectives across the Club. This role would provide communications resource across several areas including ticketing, commercial partnerships, stadium events, retail, and marketing campaigns. The successful candidate would report directly into the Club’s Head of Public Relations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Rangers FC

Position: Director of Operations & Venue

Location: Glasgow, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As the Director of Operations & Venue, you will play a crucial role in leading and managing the football club’s operations across both Ibrox Stadium and the Rangers Training Centre, leading across operations, IT, groundstaff, facilities and security business units. The role will lead a team of five heads of department and over 30 full-time staff.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role on the club’s executive management team, creating alignment across the football club’s leadership and ensuring the club delivers the 2025 club strategy.

The Director of Operations & Venue will evolve and continually update the operational & venue strategy and will be responsible for measuring overall venue performance and operational efficiency against a clear vision underpinned by clear targets and objectives.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Plymouth Argyle FC

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Plymouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The club is looking to hire a Head of Commercial Operations to develop and manage the club’s commercial strategy and continue to drive commercial growth across partnerships, sponsorships and advertising and an ever evolving product portfolio.

Purpose of the Role:

The post holder is responsible for developing, leading, and managing the club’s commercial strategy. This will entail maintaining and building on existing partnerships and identifying and creating new revenue streams for the business.

The role will include developing a broad, and ever-evolving, product portfolio incorporating partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising on both a multi-season, seasonal and ad-hoc basis. The post holder will also be accountable for delivering sustained growth in existing and emerging sectors and will be expected to support the business mission through a focus on profit and effective cost management.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Puma Group

Position: Account Marketing Junior Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

  • Define, refine and execute consumer focused marketing strategies to support growth for retail partners and PUMA UKI business.
  • Lead and plan seasonal account marketing to drive retailer success; collaboration with Sales & Merchandising teams to produce activity for the Go-To-Market process, including sell-in and sell-through.
  • Develop and deliver best-in-class full funnel campaigns for strategic retailer ASOS, and high street accounts (Office, Offspring, Schuh, Footasylum, Next, Very, Lifestyle Sports & Deichmann). Campaigns shall include touchpoints such as commercial, brand, social media, partnerships and talent activation.
  • ASOS: work with PUMA ASOS Sales Head to evolve strategy, projects and plans, aimed to elevate the brand and drive awareness, engagement and conversion with target consumers.
  • High Street Accounts: work with Sales Heads and Sales Teams across all accounts to evolve strategy and plans, driving awareness, engagement and conversion with target consumers.
  • Manage, develop and empower a direct report and intern in their responsibilities.
  • Work alongside Brand Comms Manager ensuring Trade needs are considered and delivered.
  • Evaluation and analysis of all marketing efforts, identifying key learnings and best practice for future planning.
  • Ownership of gifting strategy for retailer partners.
  • Collaborate across the Marketing team, leading meetings and team communications as needed
  • Support the production of marketing documents including GTM presentations, reports as well as input to regional requests.
  • Manage the planning and delivery of events and activations to create brand heat and sell-through with accounts.
  • Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies, and digital marketing trends
  • Continually maintain an awareness of consumer trends and insights and provide unique and creative solutions using this knowledge, to reach new audiences
  • Keep Direct To Consumer channels and opportunities front of mind to ensure smooth collaboration and seamless integration from the consumers’ perspective
  • Budget management
  • Consumer obsessed, creative and culturally considered
  • Excellent planning and organisation, a multi-tasker with an ability to prioritise
  • Charisma and commitment to delivering innovation and compelling campaigns
  • Pro-active, ability to show initiative / ideas
  • Commercially minded
  • Proven experience and a proven track record delivering fully integrated marketing campaigns
  • In-depth knowledge of the sportswear/ streetwear/ fashion retail landscapes, trends and influences
  • Able to work independently, but also collaboratively on projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Personable and a strong networker; excellent at building and maintaining relationships
  • Excellent communication skills; articulate, efficient and concise. Strong verbal and written communication
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills, able to use initiative in ambiguous and pressured situations
  • Knowledge and experience of social media and digital channels
  • Comprehensive understanding of how to drive brand desirability with target consumers
  • Project & budget management including navigating multiple stakeholders
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and energy, and a way of using creativity to make the most of any situation
  • Detail oriented, resourceful, self-motivated and proactive
  • Willingness to travel as-required within the UKI and Europe

Apply here.

 

Organisation: IMG

Position: Assistant Producer, European Tour Productions

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,000 per year

The Insights Exec will be tasked with making sure that the Insights department gets the right data at the right time and helping to expand the range of reporting support the department currently handles.

This role would suit someone with a passion for research, an interest in the way that the business of sport works, exceptional attention to detail, and who is keen to understand and interpret a wide range of data including social media and TV reach figures to fan survey results.

The successful candidate will support across all insights projects, ranging from end-to-end support for the Partnerships (sponsorships) sales team, using retail data to optimise stocking and gaining insights from fan surveys through to helping to evaluate the Club’s effectiveness on social media.

Apply here.

 

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

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