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: Nottingham Forest FC

Position: Director of Marketing

Location: Nottingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 22.03.2024

You will lead on the development of Nottingham Forest’s brand identity, ensuring the Club’s approach to commercialising its brand is cutting edge and helps to maximise sales revenues and exposure of the Nottingham Forest brand in a positive way.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace FC

Position: Chief Marketing Officer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Competitive

As the Chief Marketing Officer for Crystal Palace Football Club, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the marketing strategy for the Club to enhance the brand image, positively drive fan engagement, and increase revenue streams for the Club. This position requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of the football industry and a proven track record in developing and implementing successful marketing campaigns.

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.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Commercial Content Producer (Fixed-Term)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The FA have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Content Producer to join the team on a fixed-term basis. You will be responsible for creating and delivering outstanding video content for our Commercial and Marketing strategy on multiple digital platforms, with a focus on unique branded and organic content.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: ESPN

Position: Associate Editor

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An opportunity has become available for a talented sports news editor to join ESPN! Can you bring in-depth knowledge of global football and proven sports journalism experience? This exciting opportunity will involve working on a fast-paced news desk; breaking stories, publishing quick and accurate copy, sourcing news and working with reporters to uphold the highest standards of journalism, as well as reporting at major events.

The role requires an understanding of a 24/7 news environment that includes desktop, mobile, social and personalised platforms. While football news will be the priority, this role will also span coverage across a range of sports, including F1, NFL, NBA, boxing, tennis and the Olympics. This is a full-time, staff position, working in a vibrant, dynamic and engaging environment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £26,000 per year (+ 10% discretionary annual bonus)

Crystal Palace Football Club is seeking a creative, multi-skilled and well organised social media professional to undertake a key role in the club’s media team.

The successful candidate will, alongside the Social Media Manager, be charged with running the club’s social media output across multiple channels to help meet the club’s objectives of engaging and growing its global fan base.

Every day, the successful applicant will conceive, pitch and deliver innovative content ideas in conjunction with the club’s editorial, video production and graphics team to deliver interesting, accurate, shareable and high-quality club output.

The role will be at the heart of creative content creation, but also is responsible for planning and scheduling posts on a day to day basis – ensuring the needs of colleagues across the club are met.

As a member of the wider Marketing department they will also be tasked with shaping and delivering effective social media campaigns for club departments (such as Retail, Ticketing, Memberships, Commercial Partnerships, Premium Hospitality etc).

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin Formula 1

Position: Video & Motion Graphics Producer

Location: Silverstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have a new opportunity to be part of the Marketing team in the role of Video & Motion Graphics Producer.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Motion graphics: create visually captivating motion graphics for use across multiple platforms for multiple audience – from factory screens for internal comms, to guest experience areas to entertain VIPs to social media content for fan engagement.
  • Video editing: utilise video and photo assets captured by the content team to edit dynamic, eye-catching content loops specifically for screens playout.
  • Content strategy: develop an audio-visual content strategy that engages specific audiences in specific locations with the right messages – i.e., employees, commercial partners, fans, etc.
  • Channel manager: own and operate the Content Management System. Upload content into the CMS, schedule, update, publish and broadcast live races via the in-built television channels.
  • Planner: develop and manage a full publishing plan across all physical screens.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Nottingham Forest FC

Position: Partnerships Sales Executive

Location: Nottingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 17.03.2024

They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven Partnership Sales Executive to join their business and perform a key role now and for the future of Nottingham Forest Football Club.

As part of the role, you’ll be a driving force in helping the Club exceed its objectives around generating new partnership sales. You’ll report directly to the Head of Partnerships and be responsible for helping develop their partnership portfolio, as well as an exciting pipeline of commercial partners for the future.

Working on site at the world famous City Ground, you’ll be part of a growing Partnerships team and there will be lots of opportunities for you to make a significant impact on their commercial success. You’ll have the opportunity for some occasional remote working, and will need to be available to work home match days.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

Position: Head of Marketing x 2 (Men’s Cricket/Women’s Cricket and Participation)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.03.2024

They have two exciting opportunities at a Head of Marketing level. They are looking for a Head of Marketing – Men’s Cricket and Head of Marketing – Women’s Cricket and Participation. These roles form part of the marketing leadership group, reporting into and working alongside the Marketing Director. This leadership group will have a shared goal of increasing the relevance of English cricket on the global and domestic stage to drive sustainable revenues for the game.

The Head of Marketing – Men’s Cricket will be responsible for the growth of men’s international and domestic brands and products within the wider cricket portfolio.

The Head of Marketing – Women’s Cricket and Participation will be responsible for the growth of women’s international and domestic brands and products within the wider cricket portfolio, and participation brands and products.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Head of Brand

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 16.03.2024

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: Manchester City FC

Position: Senior Venue Sales Planning Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.03.2024

As Senior Venue Sales Planning Executive, you will effectively plan and coordinate confirmed non-matchday event bookings across the campus. Based within the Venue Sales department, you will pro-actively contribute towards the departmental sales targets and objectives through effective upselling and building strong customer relationships to ensure client retention. Working within an inclusive and creative environment, you will closely with the Venue Sales Planning Manager, support the Venue Sales Planning Executives, and will collaborate with the wider sales team and other internal stakeholders to ensure the smooth handover and operational delivery of events.  This position provides the perfect platform to grow your personal network both within CFG and externally.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: New Balance

Position: EMEA Sports Marketing Manager – Running

Location: Warrington, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

New Balance are looking for an EMEA Sports Marketing Manager Running responsible for developing and managing a highly credible Running Sports Marketing program to ensure consistent activation and visibility for EMEA Tier 1 athletes and events across the region.

Working closely with the Global Sports Marketing team and aligning with the Global Sports Marketing strategy, the successful candidate will build and develop best practice within the EMEA Running Team, that can allow New Balance to achieve a ‘Leadership position in running’.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: National Basketball Association (NBA)

Position: Marketing & Growth Team Leader – Europe & Middle East

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.03.2024

The Marketing & Growth Team Leader is a key Fan Engagement & DTC department player. This person has four direct reports and a total team of eight. The team leader is responsible for setting the funnel’s strategy for the top (brand, creative, media, talent marketing) and bottom (NBA App, NBA ID, NBA League Pass). This person is the main point of contact for the different verticals of the NY marketing team: Global Fan Marketing, Product Marketing, Digital Growth, Media Marketing and Marketing Operations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Marketing & Growth team for Europe & Middle East with four direct reports (One Director and Three Senior Managers).
  • Set up measurable and development goals for each member of the team.
  • Own the Marketing & Growth annual budget, working closely with finance during the business planning process and forecasting monthly.
  • Lead all aspects of DTC Marketing in the region to drive NBA App downloads, NBA ID sign-ups, and NBA League subscribers.
  • Responsible for setting up the strategy for local creative and media, player, influencers partner marketing and DTC marketing.
  • Lead all aspects of brand marketing activities that drive brand awareness, consideration and intention to purchase
  • Lead all aspects of campaign planning for tentpole moments like the Start of the Season, IST, ASG, playoffs, and Global Games in the EME region.
  • Lead local growth initiatives like LP Ambassadors Network, local fantasy games, and local NBA ID hubs.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Gymshark

Position: Head of Brand – Women’s

Location: Solihull, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 23.03.2024

  • Owning Gymshark’s female ‘Point of View’ on Lifting, Conditioning, Fashion x Fitness and Youth Culture, feeding that in at key stages in the GTM process.
  • Educating other departments and holding the organisation accountable to understand and work towards a single source of truth as it pertains to the female audience segment.
  • Work with broader brand and marketing teams to define focus areas from brand & customer insights.
  • Be the champion of the female consumer and enable other departments to better understand their wants and needs. (Product team, Creative team etc.)
  • Understand women’s-specific commercial performance and challenges globally
  • Track macro trends and ideate on how these insights can enable ‘Gymshark’s women’s’ growth
  • Identify opportunities in the female market and collaborate with key stakeholders to ideate solutions that enhance the financial performance

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Legends Tour

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 15.03.2024

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Developing and delivering, hands-on, our social media strategy across multiple channels.
  • Produce innovative and engaging digital content and written editorial for Legends Tour digital estate including Facebook, X, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Input into the creation and delivery of content and campaign calendars.
  • Use of third-party content delivery platforms.
  • Work closely with PR, marketing and digital colleagues to produce social content that drives audience growth, engagement, conversion and ultimately revenue.
  • Developing and managing the paid strategy, performance and ROI of social content.
  • Creating clear reporting on social activity.
  • Establishing an influencer and player strategy.
  • Implement social listening to inform campaigns and gather peer insights.
  • Manage performance of social channels against KPIs.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Legends Tour

Position: CRM Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 15.03.2024

  • Plan, develop, and implement multichannel CRM strategies with a clear aim to improve customer engagement, retention, lifetime value, and revenue.
  • Manage the operation and development of the Legends Club members benefit programme.
  • Regularly source new benefits, promotions, events, & rewards for all loyalty propositions – both internal opportunities and external partnerships through the commercial team.
  • Optimise existing customer journeys and introduce new journeys that influence customer behaviour at various stages of their lifecycle – utilising multiple channels.
  • Oversee customer onboarding strategies and projects to ensure a seamless customer journey and that captured data is both clean and fully populated.
  • Develop a CRM calendar that aligns with the overall company strategy and goals – with monthly objectives and initiatives to drive new customers to the Legends Tour website.
  • Work with insight team(s) to identify retention/reactivation opportunities and execute across targeted & personalised campaigns.
  • Build solid relationships and work cross-functionally on CRM and wider company projects/initiatives with Marketing, Tournament and IT Teams.
  • Regularly monitor industry activity.
  • Work closely with third party partners including CRM database provider (currently Salesforce).

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Venue Operations Coordinator

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £31,000 per year

An opportunity has arisen for a Venue Operations Coordinator to join the team on a permanent basis. Working at the RFU means being part of the ‘bigger picture’ at England Rugby: to be rooted in ‘our purpose, which is to enrich lives, introduce more people to rugby union & develop the sport for future generations. If their purpose resonates with you, and you recognise the value that sport can bring to people’s lives, they’d love to work with you.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Ten Toes Media

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: Live until the right candidate is found

Ten Toes is recruiting for a Social Media Executive to support the agency’s clients in building deeper relationships with their fans and stakeholders. The successful applicant will be part of a team of social media experts who work with sports organisations, brands and talent, providing executional support through the planning, development, reporting and implementation of best-in-class digital content.

For this role, they are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the current social media landscape, with experience in creating, ideating and reporting on content across all platforms. Ideally the candidate would have some experience working with – or for – brands or organisations within the world of sport.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Head of Operations – Stadium

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £50,000-£60,000 DOE

Closing date: 15.03.2024

The role is operationally responsible to ensure that the Stadium facilities and operational resource meets the demands of a Matchday, non-matchday and Conference & Events schedule.

This role will be responsible for the management, planning and resourcing of the stadium Operations team working in partnership with other departments (functional areas) and other key stakeholders.

This role involves working to a stadium schedule which may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends as events may demand.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

The ideal candidate will have experience of setting and delivering social media strategies and tactics. You will also need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings and weekends.

As the Social Media Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Manage the day-to-day activity and priorities of the team, ensuring a consistently high level of execution that aligns with the Club’s objectives.
  • Expand the Club’s brand and message through our
  • social channels, following a defined framework.
  • Map out and drive the social media strategy and key narratives. Work closely with other leaders across the business to ensure cross-departmental objectives are built into the social media strategy.
  • Work with the Commercial team to shape social media content and creative execution across partnership activations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Venue Coordinator (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

They are looking for a Venue Coordinator to be responsible for ensuring that Match Venues are presented in accordance with the RWC 2025 requirements and will assist on the successful operational delivery of all match day and non-match day activities at the venue. The Venue Coordinator will be responsible for the event planning for match venues, preparation for operational readiness and the on-site implementation, in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Media Operations Manager (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

The Media Operations Manager will report directly to the Head of Venue & Tournament Operations and oversee the full Media Operations programme for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2025. This role will be responsible for designing, sourcing and delivering high-standard services to media covering the tournament, working in close collaboration with other functional areas including Accreditation, Broadcast Operations, Venue Operations and Communications to maximise the tournament’s reach and impact.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Host City Coordinator (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

They are looking for a Host City Coordinator to be responsible for ensuring that Host Cities are fully maximising their association to RWC 2025 and will assist in the successful operational delivery of all match day and non-match day activities within the Host City. They will work Host City representatives on a day-to-day basis, and the main focus will be ensuring integrated planning of all RWC 2025 activities within the Host Cities, working with Host Cities to develop operational plans and ensuring operational readiness & implementation with all relevant stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: UFC

Position: Global Partnerships Coordinator, International

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Global Partnership Coordinator, International supports the Global Partnerships sales team by continuously developing and refining internal partnership sales processes and workflow. This position will also assist the broader sales team through their researching and prospecting of new sponsorship brands and opportunities around the world.

As a Global Partnerships Coordinator, you will need to provide exceptional support and service to each of the key sales team and assist with sponsorship proposals and continuous workflow and communication from international resources to key personal on the ground in London. This position will also be responsible for the coordination and execution of creative ideation sessions with various team members and ensure the quality and creativity of global proposals are up to standard. This role will be an integral part of ongoing global sales discussions and conversion of prospects into commercial opportunities for the UFC.

Apply here.

 

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

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