Sport Jobs Round-up | 10-07-23

Jack Glennon
Jul 10, 2023

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: Sheffield United

Position: Social Content Producer

Location: Sheffield, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £25,000

Responsibilities:

Sheffield United Football Club are looking for a Social Content Producer to create and distribute content in line with the Club’s social media strategy, globally across a range of platforms, helping to generate ‘creative and best in class content’ for our existing and new audiences.

From idea conception to content production and distribution, the Social Content Producer will work closely with the wider Content and Marketing team to ensure that all of Sheffield United’s output is of the highest standard.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Squash

Position: Social Media and Content Officer

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £24k-26k

Responsibilities

England Squash is seeking a highly creative and proactive Social Media And Content Officer to produce on-trend organic content to drive awareness and perceptions of squash to a variety of audiences.

This is a crucial role for the organisation, and you will play a key part in exponentially driving brand awareness and growth whilst helping to support organisational objectives.

You’ll be involved in the creation/development and planning of a wide range of cross-channel communications for social media, newsletters, email campaigns and news stories, ensuring brand consistency.

You’ll possess first-class copywriting skills and be adept at adopting and following a brand’s house style. You’ll also have a good eye for design and have the ability to create visually engaging on-brand graphics to support social media output.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Arsenal Women

Position: Communications Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities

They are looking for a Communications Executive to provide general support into the Communications team, focusing on the administration, delivery and management of Arsenal Women’s football media operations.

  • Supporting the delivery of contracted media requirements into all competitions and their rights holders.
  • Fulfilling a key media operations role at all Arsenal Women home matches and selected away matches as required.
  • Supporting the organisation and delivery of all Arsenal Women preview media commitments at our training centre (press conferences and media appearances).
  • Proactively manage the accreditation process for all Arsenal Women matches.
  • Collaborating with colleagues at Meadow Park and Emirates Stadium to deliver an efficient and high quality media experience for external media.
  • Supporting the planning and delivery of proactive earned media opportunities where appropriate.
  • Answering general incoming correspondence and daily administration of Arsenal Women inbox.
  • Managing the department’s media contacts database for Arsenal Women and identify opportunities to expand this to support the continued growth of women’s football.
  • Providing wider support to the Communications Team around men’s and academy media activities as required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace

Position: Scouting Co-ordinator

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities 

Assist in the coordination of the scouting / recruitment department. Supporting the Sporting Director and Football department, with all administration duties required to meet the needs and smooth running of the scouting network.

Responsibilities:

  • Organising our network of international scouts, travel logistics, match tickets and updating the scouting system.
  • Assist scouts with expenses procedures.
  • Assist in managing and creation of process around a centralised system in relation to players and match reports.
  • When required, support with the induction of new scouting staff by initiating HR and IT support procedures and educating on internal policies.
  • Raise purchase orders for the scouting department
  • Work in conjunction with Football Administration team and other football departments to maintain flow of communication and consistency across the departments.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
  • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lancashire Cricket Club

Position: Cricket Development Officer

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Cricket Development Officer will provide direct development and coaching support to the community, school and club based cricketing opportunities, through both coaching and competition. This role seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for supporting and developing diverse communities and working with multiple partners and organisations. If successful in your application, you will:

  • Deliver and coordinate of LCF Schools Coaching programme (Inc Chance to Shine) to meet the need at local level and achieve set targets and KPIs.
  • Build relationships within an allocated geographical area.
  • Drive and monitor transition from Schools to Clubs.
  • Deliver and promote National Programmes in direct conversation with local club need.
  • Structure and deliver across the ‘Experience’ and ‘Development’ phases of the player pathway through the Lancashire Cricket Development Centres.
  • Provide administrative support in the delivery of all above activities in accordance with the agreed Key Performance Outcomes.
  • Complete necessary paperwork as required for monitoring and evaluation of LCF programmes.
  • Assist Clubs in creating and maintaining a safe hands for children environment.
  • Provide administrative support to collect and publicise information on best practice / case studies / surveys and in generating the feedback from the relevant service user.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Partnership Lead Content Creator

Location: Brentford, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Brentford FC has an exciting opportunity for a Content Creator role as our partnerships lead.

They are looking for a motivated and creative individual to join their content team in Brentford. The successful candidate will have an important role in leading on our partnerships campaign content. The role will suit someone with excellent understanding of partnership activations, and content creation across all platforms, with an innovative mindset.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Venue Overlay Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

World Rugby intends to appoint a Venue Overlay Manager reporting to the Head of Venue Operations. The position will play a critical role in supporting the development of operational plans, standards and guidance rolled out and utilised across all future Rugby World Cups, and other major events. The role will also be required to work with other Functional Areas within the Operational Services, Event Management and Revenue & Fan Engagement divisions.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: 1901 Club Executive

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,0000 per year

It will be your responsibility to achieve or exceed annual service, sales and retention targets whilst delivering an outstanding customer experience. You will sell commercial inventory including matchday sponsorship, hospitality and kit sponsorship to existing and new customers and assist in all 1901 club administration. On matchdays you will manage the membership booth for 1901 club members to assist with any queries they may have. This is a great opportunity for an individual with drive and ambition to further their career within an professional sporting environment.

Your core hours will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, but they will require you to be flexible and committed to supporting the team and their fans outside of core hours, when required, including all home matchdays.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Professional Squash Association

Position: Digital Executive

Location: Leeds, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The key responsibilities of the Digital Executive include:

  •  Direct responsibility for the PSA website and app in-conjunction with the Head of Digital.
  •  Ensure quality and accuracy of content, usability on all devices and execution of development roadmap.
  •  Build strong and collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to collect requirements for digital initiatives and drive development.
  •  Agree goals and targets with the Head of Digital and project manage digital projects to deliver exceptional results on-time and to budget.
  •  Maintain an overview of all PSA digital propositions and develop standards and processes to ensure quality, stability and usability for all relevant stakeholders.
  •  In-collaboration with the Head of Digital ensure high quality execution and accurate management of digital budgets.
  •  Ensure robust and regular reporting on all aspects of the PSA’s digital eco-system.
  •  Assist the Head of Digital with performance marketing ensuring creation of required assets and managing conversion optimisation activities on all platforms in line with media plan.
  •  Proactively stay updated with and communicate the latest innovations in the digital space to engage with fans, athletes and other stakeholders in the squash eco-system.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Portsmouth FC

Position: Partnerships Manager

Location: Portsmouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Portsmouth Football Club as Partnerships Manager. This role sits within the Commercial Department, reporting to the Director of Sales.

The Partnerships Manager’s role focuses on maximising the Organisation’s sponsorship revenue, by developing existing relationships and identifying new opportunities. In this role, you will proactively manage the sponsorship portfolio, through contract servicing and relationship management.

They are looking for a team-player who has an innovative, data-driven and outcome-led approach with an in-depth understanding and working knowledge of sales and relationship management.

The successful candidate will be a proactive individual who values nurturing client relationships as well as new business acquisition. Excellent communications skills, in both written accuracy and verbal articulation are ‘a must’ for this role.

We are looking for a values-driven, resilient individual with excellent organisational skills. The ideal person will have a minimum of two years’ experience within sponsorship sales and relationship management and must be flexible and willing to work irregular working patterns in response to operational needs.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: 1st Team Performance Analyst

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

To work within the 1st Team Performance Analysis department in delivering opposition & individual analysis that enables the Performance Analysis team to create actionable insights for coaches & players.

As well as a flexible, hybrid environment ,we offer 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and dental cover and a discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Accountabilities

  1. To work in collaboration with the opposition analysis team and coach analyst, to prepare insights and content for pre-match team meetings, opposition individual analysis & reports.
  2. Work in collaboration with the Performance Analysis team to deliver best practice insights, while upkeeping databases.
  3. Create and maintain a folder structures on opposition matches
  4. To work with the coaching team in delivering individual development throughout the first team while keeping IDP & databases up to date.
  5. To be part of the matchday team working home and away when required.

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.

 

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