Over the last few weeks, we’ve been rounding up the sport jobs we’ve seen and sharing across our socials.

It’s clear to see how much the Behind Sport community wants to see this type of content so we’re going drop a weekly Sport Jobs Round-up on here as well.

 

Organisation: Leicester City F.C.

Position: Content Executive

Location: Leicester, GB (On-site)

To produce high quality, accurate written coverage across club activity, including but not limited to: LCFC Men, LCFC Women, LCFC Men U21s, CSR programs and The Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation, for use across the Club’s online and offline platforms, on a one-year fixed term contract.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford F.C.

Position: Disability Manager – Strategy & Participation

Location: Brentford, GB (On-site)

Increasing sports participation opportunities to children, young people, and adults with a disability. The post holder will be tasked with developing a department strategy that sets out the actions we will take to help remove barriers and improve outcomes and opportunities for disabled people.  The post holder will predominantly work daytime hours but will be required to work evenings or weekends.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sport UNLIMITED

Position: Account Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Sport UNLIMITED is enjoying significant growth delivering creative and innovative campaigns on a global level. They’re looking for an Account Manager to join the team working on various projects across the Olympic Games and Rugby Union. The position will have critical responsibilities around managing and fostering client relationships, delivering stand out campaigns and supporting the continual growth of the agency.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Premier League

Position: Planning & Operations Executive – Football Development

Location: Norwich, GB (On-site)

The Premier League Football Development team are responsible for delivering long-term strategies that create unrivalled development environments for players, coaches, staff and match officials. These strategies, delivered in collaboration with The Football Association, English Football League, Professional Games Match Officials, Professional Footballers Association and League Managers Association, include the Elite Player Performance Plan, the Elite Coaching Plan, the Integrated Coaching Strategy and the Elite Referee Development Plan.

They are looking to appoint a Planning and Operations Executive who will support and enhance the effectiveness of their delivery across Football Development. The role will work collaboratively across teams, coordinating internal planning and communication, and supporting with the organising and delivery of key events. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills with a background in planning and projects.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: International Tennis Federation

Position: Senior Partnerships Manager

Location: London, GB (Hyrbid)

The Senior Partnerships Manager will have overall responsibility for managing the delivery of the Partnerships Management function with a key focus on delivering exceptional satisfaction and retention rates for the ITF’s partner portfolio. The ITF boasts a high profile set of partners including Microsoft, NEC, UNIQLO, Rolex, Tory Burch, Gainbridge and many more – giving exposure to major global blue-chip companies and some of the biggest brand investors in sport. Reporting into the Head of Partnerships & Insights, and managing a team of direct reports, the Senior Partnerships Manager will establish best in class processes and outcomes with partners and with relevant departments to ensure the smooth planning, delivery, and measurement of rights in line with partner objectives.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Cake

Position: Strategy Director

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

They are looking for a highly experienced senior strategist, with at least 6 years’ experience in the sports industry.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience across a variety of strategic projects spanning sport and entertainment – from research and insight to brand, creative, comms, partnerships, and commercial strategy. This must include a deep understanding of partnerships – from helping brands select the right partner, to working with rightsholders on their commercial ‘sell’.

You will also be intrinsic to driving growth through new business, know and understand the worlds of the brands and rights holders you work with and enrich the role and the reputation of the agency and beyond.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Cake

Position: Head of Strategy (Maternity cover)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

They are looking for a highly experienced head of strategy and insight, with at least 10 years’ experience, ideally in sport and entertainment marketing.

The key function of the head of strategy will be to lead, manage, optimise and grow the strategy and insight team within the agency.

You will be responsible for leading and overseeing the agency’s strategic offer, effectively managing resource, and providing hands-on strategy development on key pieces of work.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience across a variety of strategic projects spanning sport and entertainment – from research and insight to brand, creative, comms, partnerships, and commercial strategy. This must include a deep understanding of partnerships – from helping brands select the right partner, to working with rights holders on their commercial ‘sell’.

You will also be intrinsic to driving growth through new business through the generation of new leads and understand the worlds of the brands and rights holders we work with and enrich the role and the reputation of the agency and beyond.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lancashire Cricket Club

Position: Hospitality Sales Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

They are looking for a Hospitality Sales Coordinator to join the Hospitality team at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket. You’ll be responsible for providing support to the Hospitality, Sales, and Finance departments for all appropriate sales. Your main focus will be customer service, both internally and externally, ensuring all customers and clients receive accurate information at the first time of asking.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Seven League

Position: Digital Research Analyst

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

They are looking for a Digital Research Analyst to support Seven League’s services to clients. As the leading global digital sports agency and consultancy, they need Research Analysts to work on insight reports and campaign plans, supporting their Consulting team in planning and delivering to clients their own data-led digital roadmap.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: LTA

Position: Participation Development Partner (London and South East) – Fixed Term Contract

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who likes to work at fast pace and scale needed to maximise the opportunity London offers for the sport and requires someone with manager level experience within local government, sports development or the tennis/leisure industry who is expert at planning, communication and collaboration with the skills to positively engage and influence multiple partners to drive adult and junior participation growth in line with the LTA vision of Tennis Opened Up.

The Participation Development Partner will be critical in delivering the participation strategy across the tennis landscape at a regional and county level; leading the deployment and delivery of strategies and plans to the grass roots of the sport across the club, county and volunteer network, park and community tennis venues and education venues. This role requires expert planning, communication, and collaboration with the need to engage and influence multiple partners to ultimately drive adult and junior participation growth in line with the LTA vision of Tennis Opened Up to all.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Roc Nation

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Responsibilities

Roc Nation Sports International is looking for someone with a strong knowledge of the European sports landscape – with a particular interest in professional football, rugby and cricket.

The ideal candidate will be a daily point of contact for our clients and internal stakeholders. They will need an ‘entrepreneurial-like’ desire to help drive forward the business’s key goals and objectives.

This role will directly into the Head of Marketing and Communications of Roc Nation Sports International and lead on overarching client strategy, internal digital strategy and execution of organic and commercial obligations.

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.