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: Wilson Sporting Goods

Position: EMEA Trade & Grassroots Marketing Manager

Location: Frimley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This position is responsible for managing the overall EMEA Trade & Grassroots marketing strategy.

You will manage a team of zone-specific Trade & Grassroots Marketing Executives, Grassroots Services and Graphic Design to ensure we are meeting business objectives and providing best in class support to our sales team, setting them up for success with the customer and in the community (clubs, federation, leagues, tournaments, coaches, juniors and trial).

In addition to managing the strategy and team you will also be responsible for executing in one of 3 zones (North, Central, South)

Working with the EMEA Marketing Director, Sales Directors & Managers, you will define and monitor key business drivers and performance indicators. Working with the EMEA Brand Marketing Managers, Market Managers and Commercial Manager you will ensure the regional business unit marketing objectives are being supported in the trade & grassroots.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Business Operations Coordinator (FTC until Oct 2025)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking to appoint a Business Operations Coordinator within the RWC 2025 LOC, based in Twickenham, to support the Business Operations team and report into the RWC 2025 Programme Manager.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support meeting through scheduling, the preparation of agendas, and drafting of minutes
  • Draft, raise and track invoices for the Business Operations Team
  • Responsible for management of databases and tracking of approval processes of key documents
  • Work with the Programme Manager to track task completion and manage dependencies
  • Prepare regular reports to inform decision making processes
  • Support administrative activities in the office environment

Apply here.

 

Organisation: EFL

Position: Social Media and Content Officer (Fantasy EFL) – 12 month FTC

Location: Preston, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 per year

The Social Media and Content Officer (Fantasy EFL) will be at the forefront of their new fantasy football product, Fantasy EFL. Responsible for the production and publishing of high quality and innovative content for this brand new and exciting venture.

The purpose of the role is to generate awareness, sign-ups and retention for the product, while fostering an online community and conversation around the game.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Performance Nutritionist

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 19.06.2024

They are looking to recruit a nutritionist to contribute and deliver on the nutrition service provision at the club with the majority of your time supporting their women’s first team, girls academy and boys academy. You will continually review the quality and impact of performance nutrition support for players at the club and work closely with other nutritionists, multi-disciplinary team and coaching staff in determining appropriate methods of implementing the overall programme of nutrition service, including strategic support, educational programmes, individual consultations and group sessions as required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Premier League

Position: Communications Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 14.06.2024

The Premier League is looking for a Communications Executive to support the wide-ranging work of its communications department, with particular focus related to on-pitch football matters. The right candidate will be motivated, organised and able to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should have a strong background in communications and knowledge of football.

The role will require the candidate to work with relevant Premier League departments, Clubs and other external stakeholders to assist in promoting the League.

This role will require weekend and evening working from the Premier League Match Centre at Stockley Park.

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Organisation: Forest Green Rovers

Position: Academy Head of Recruitment

Location: Stroud, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

  • To recruit, organise and manage a team of local scouts to support the Academy and Youth Development Programme at all levels.
  • Produce and maintain a database of potential players from other Premier league/Football League Clubs (Academy Category 1/2) to ‘local grassroots’ football.
  • Produce and maintain a database of all players at Academy Level who meet the desired Forest Green Rovers FC Academy Player Profile and are deemed suitable for consideration to play for Forest Green Rovers FC Academy.
  • Be the first point of contact to teams, coaches, parents around player availability and trial opportunities.
  • Build links and relationships with local grassroots teams and Talent Centre’s.
  • Ensure that all trialist paperwork and documents are in place before any participation in training and fixtures takes place.
  • Liaise with Lead Phase Coaches to support recruitment through midweek fixtures.
  • Liaise with Lead Phase Coaches around recruitment requirements for their respective phase and age groups.
  • Be active with parent engagement of all trialists and give them a welcoming start to FGR Academy.
  • Follow EPPP guidelines relating to catchment area, and ways of approaching opposition teams and parents when highlighting potential trialists.
  • Build a relationship with FGR Community Department to ensure that players from local schools have an opportunity to trial at FGR Academy.
  • Liaise with MDT around ‘Depth Charts’ and support the coaching staff when making decisions around retain/release.
  • Provide written feedback to be delivered during mid-trial reviews and end of trial reviews for all trialists whether successful or not.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of FGR’s current academy players.
  • Support the Pre-Academy Lead with recruitment and help identify players to sign with FGR Academy.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Bradford City AFC

Position: Head of Performance

Location: Bradford, GB (On-site)

Salary: £40,000 per year

To lead in the operational and strategic delivery of a sports science and conditioning programme to the playing squad, maximising team and individual athlete fitness and physical condition.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Club Photographer – 3 days per week

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 16.06.2024

They are hiring for a part time club photographer to take amazing photographs to bring the game to life. You will cover matches and training sessions across all teams and age groups. You will provide images in the live environment so they can be used instantly on their website and social media. This role offers you the opportunity to work alongside many different departments to support with their photography needs.

It is essential that you have previous experience as a club or agency photographer and have experience with using Adobe Photoshop and/or Lightrooms. You will also understand studio and portrait photography, including knowledge of lighting.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City Academy

Position: Medical & Performance Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.06.2024

Part of a multi-disciplinary team providing medical care and performance services to men’s Academy and women’s 1st Team players, you will have delegated responsibility for the efficient administration of the medical and performance services. Working in close support of our sports physicians, physiotherapists and sports scientists to set up clinics, deal with enquiries, book appointments and [if required] chaperone players, arrange prescriptions, type letters / reports and, update medical / performance records.

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Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Marketing Executive – Football

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Reporting into the Marketing Manager – Football, the Marketing Executive will assist with the implementation of marketing initiatives and campaigns to help the Club’s key revenue generators achieve their objectives, with a focus on Global Football Development (GFD) and Women’s Football.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: AFC Wimbledon

Position: Head of Operations

Location: Wimbledon, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking an experienced and dynamic Head of Operations to oversee and manage all aspects of stadium operations, including cleaning, maintenance, security, IT, grounds maintenance, and health & safety.

The successful candidate will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the stadium, supporting sporting events, and other large-scale activities. This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, the ability to multi-task, experience in budget management, and a comprehensive understanding of stadium operations.

The successful candidate will sit on the club’s senior management team.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Bloomsbury Football

Position: Head of Events

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £27,000 – £38,000 per year

The new senior role of Head of Bloomsbury Events will be entrusted with setting up and managing the new Bloomsbury Football Foundation events arm. This person should have a passion for sport, be organised and seeking a new challenge.

This role will require sourcing, planning and delivering events, which range from brand activations with Nike to tournaments for brands at venues such as Stamford Bridge and Wembley Stadium. In addition to building on existing relationships, business development to secure new work will be integral to the success of the role.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Portsmouth FC

Position: General Manager – Women’s Football

Location: Portsmouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As General Manager, you’ll be the driving force behind the Club’s long-term strategy for women’s football. You’ll oversee all aspects of the team, from personnel and budget management to commercial development and day-to-day operations. You’ll also build strong relationships with key partners and ensure the Club meets all licensing and regulatory requirements.

Apply here.

 

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

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