Sport Jobs Round-up | 11-09-23

Jack Glennon
Sep 11, 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: Arsenal FC

Position: Junior Designer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Junior Designer who will be responsible for implementing world-class design work for Arsenal Creative Studio.

The role will be responsible for the design execution for all manner of club projects, from internal, to social media communications as well as Partner pitches and more.

  • Bringing design excellence across digital (and occasionally print) assets for our club and Partner briefs.
  • Becoming a guardian of the Arsenal visual brand identity, understanding it deeply and helping to develop it gradually with the wider design team.
  • Delivering work on time and to brief, understanding how to interpret design briefs to get the very best creative outcome.
  • Communicating clearly and openly with the wider Creative Studio team about workloads, and ideas for how to push Arsenal’s design work forward.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Cycling

Position: Partnership Development Manager

Location: Midlands, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum

They are looking to recruit a Partnership Development Manager covering the Midlands and Central area of England. The role is remote working, with regular travel for team and stakeholder meetings. Travel to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester will also be required for team meetings and engagement with HQ based teams. You’ll be a key part of an experienced and dynamic wider Participation and Partnerships team working together to deliver against key organisational priorities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: United Rugby Championship

Position: Senior Editorial Manager

Location: Dublin, Ireland (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Working closely with the Head of Marketing – Brand & Content, the Senior Editorial Manager is responsible for developing and executing effective journalistic storytelling strategies to promote the league, clubs and players. A key part of the role will be to grow URC’s brand and fan base via its owned and operated digital channels; engage existing audiences while exploring creative ways to engage new fans and build connections.

This role combines creativity with strategic thinking to craft and share compelling narratives across the URC ecosystem. Candidates will need to create, edit and oversee the production of content. This is a fast-paced role that requires an understanding of social trends, an ability to interpret data and instincts for compelling stories. A detailed knowledge of URC is critical.

This is a 12-month contract role based in Dublin. This role will require weekend work during the URC season, with time-off in lieu provided during the week.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Salomon

Position: Sportstyle Marketing Specialist Freelance

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a sportstyle micro-influencer, connected to sneakerhead community based in one of the 3 cities: Manchester or Liverpool or London, whose main goal would be to promote Salomon sportstyle category within the young consumer community and ultimately lead to increasing awareness, engagement and interest to buy Salomon sneaker generalists products at key account customers.You will achieve it mainly through managing best-in-class instore experience in JD, FL, Snipes, Size stores, sales staff engagement and organization of consumer events experiences.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: League Managers Association

Position: Partnerships & Events Manager

Location: Burton upon Trent, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The League Managers Association (LMA) is excited to be growing the team further and recruiting for a Partnerships and Events Manager to join us on a full time basis.

They are based at St George’s Park five days a week with travel and overnight stays required on an ad-hoc basis.

Reporting in to the Operations and Strategy Director, the key objectives of this role are:

  • To develop strong working relationships with various LMA Partners and deliver the operational elements of partnerships activation e.g creating/delivery of rights
  • Working with the commercial team to ensure commercial rights delivery and management, focusing on the highest quality process and outcomes
  • Contributing to the LMA’s events strategy and process including objectives, budgets, calendars and improvements
  • Manage and execute key roles on all LMA events such as the LMA annual awards, the President Dinner and the LMA conference

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Plymouth Argyle FC

Position: Head of Commercial Operations

Location: Plymouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The club is now 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: Williams Racing

Position: Content Editor

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This role will be responsible for best in class editing of Williams video productions. The remit covers both long and short form edits, taking projects from initial concept through to final delivery as they look to expand our Post-Production Team and develop our in-house creative capabilities.

Working within the content team the purpose of the role is to be a key edit resource for any filming activity taking place on site and will be responsible for steering the look and feel, whilst also maintaining a consistent tone of voice and narrative style that represents both the Williams brand and partners through branded content, social media content and longer form campaigns.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Commercial Strategy and Insights Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Chelsea FC are looking for a Commercial Strategy and Insights Executive that will support the Commercial Strategy and Insights Lead on key strategic initiatives linked to Chelsea’s commercial partner programme and being an integral member of the in-house commercial insights function.

Brief description and duties:

  • Helping to ensure a high a rate of success of contact by developing a contact confirmation strategy, tailored to different geographies where required.
  • Prospecting of potential industry categories to support the sponsorship sales process. End to end responsibility of the process from prospecting to the provision of data and insights to the sales team throughout the process.
  • Responsible for ensuring that pipeline reporting is curated and delivered to senior stakeholders.
  • Supporting the Commercial Strategy and Insights Lead by using data and insights to craft compelling business cases for prospective / current Chelsea FC partners.
  • Supporting on ad hoc data requests and maintaining monthly tracking documents.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Marketing Deployment Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To help deliver against this global vision we are seeking a CRM Marketing Deployment Manager who will be responsible for developing Salesforce for Marketing Cloud, CDP and MC Personalisation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain modular campaign template(s) that are responsive and incorporate brand standards and best practices.
  • Build highly dynamic campaigns using HTML and AMPscript.
  • Perform QA testing to ensure segmented audiences and content are accurate and rendering properly on different devices.
  • Manage and segment audience data using the various Marketing Cloud tools (audience builder, data extensions, API, filters, queries, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot campaign development issues including template rendering, accurate links, accessibility, subscriber lookup, etc.).
  • Leverages SFMC tools and scripting languages to update content and enable dynamic content/personalization.
  • Provide guidance and train specialists on basic SFMC capabilities and deployment best practices.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United FC

Position: Sales Executive

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Joining a busy and friendly team, you will be an experienced sales professional with strong customer service skills. You will be responsible for proactively driving new business for matchdays and events through both inbound and outbound channels.

You will have experience of working in a busy, fast paced sales environment with the ability to multitask whilst working under pressure. You will have strong communication and negotiation skills and be comfortable working towards sales targets. You’re comfortable in a networking environment and thrive off meeting new people.

You will be needed to work home match days and club events where appropriate.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Sustainability Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a unique opportunity to join a globally recognised brand, collaborating across F1 (both internally and externally) to create and manage the development of new propositions in support of F1’s Sustainability Strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Head of ESG, the Sustainability Manager will work with key stakeholders to design, develop and manage the implementation of new environmental and social impact propositions that deliver against F1’s Sustainability Strategy. They will be responsible for ensuring that our fans, partners and wider members of the F1 community are part of the action.
  • Developing new impact propositions from concept, through to stakeholder buy in, to handing over operational delivery to the appropriate teams
  • Creating network of delivery partners internally and externally to support delivery globally
  • Ensuring impact against our strategic aims remains central to all new propositions and is consistently measured and evaluated
  • Working with wide stakeholder groups including but not limited to fans, partners, broadcasters and F1 Teams to understand how we can further develop our impact
  • Creating presentations and writing copy related to our Sustainability delivery
  • Keep abreast of changes to ESG landscape and practices to ensure our business retains its leading position in the industry

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Digital Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

With promotion to the Premier League, Brentford FC continues to experience new fans attending matches and engaging with us online and this is set to continue as we develop our new website, launched in July 2022, as well as our other digital touch points. This is a role with the responsibility to establish first class digital capability. Exhausting opportunities from within the football club and seeking innovative solutions to enable the growth required to meet their goals.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: SailGP

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

SailGP is looking for a candidate well versed in the art of social media and with a passion for sports to join its Digital team. Reporting into the Head of Social Growth, the Social Media executive will work closely with the wider team to develop and create engaging social media and editorial content and support the day-to-day delivery of our digital programming across core SailGP platforms.

With several years experience under their belt, the successful candidate will be a motivated team player with the confidence to proactively work on the social media and editorial calendar and in turn collaborate with people across the business to create engaging, fan-first content that aligns with the SailGP growth goals and drives increased fan engagement.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: bet365

Position: Sports Content Coordinator

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As a Coordinator in the Sports Content team, you will be assisting in the building and maintenance of multifaceted marketing campaigns and site content across multiple channels.

As the Sports Content department, we are responsible for overseeing the Offers section of our website and assisting in the building and testing of Marketing communications sent out to customers each week. The role of Coordinator consists of working alongside a team of other Coordinators and internal departments, to build and test the marketing material provided to us in line with the pre-defined briefs and maintain offer content to meet various regulatory requirements.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Position: Retail Administrator

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: £22,000

In this role you will be processing customers queries via telephone and email as well as taking telephone orders. You will also provide general practical and administrative support to the mail order and retail team with tasks such as, assisting with deliveries, working on the shop floor, processing refunds and exchanges and organising stock.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Recruitment Analyst

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To contribute to the continued expansion and development of the recruitment analysis team at Manchester United Football Club, with the specific purpose of identifying players who demonstrate the potential to play for the first team.The Role

  • To contribute towards the administration and delivery of a comprehensive performance analysis service, with a specific emphasis on player recruitment.
  • To code and analyse the playing performance of potential scouting targets in specific countries and regions.
  • To rigorously generate quantitative and qualitative data that supports decision making in the identification of players with the potential to play for MUFC.
  • To work with the recruitment analysis team to collate and analyse MUFC specific technical, tactical, and physical benchmarks.
  • To contribute to ongoing research that supports the continuous strive toward implementing best practice performance analysis methodologies.

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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