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: Stoke City FC

Position: Venue Operations Manager

Location: Stoke, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

A terrific opportunity has arisen at Stoke City Football Club for a Venue Operations Manager; a key position at an exciting time for the bet365 Stadium.

You will lead and own full responsibility for all operational aspects of the Venue business on behalf of Stoke City Football Club. This encompasses all events at the stadium inclusive of home matchdays and non-matchday events.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the day to day operations of the Matchday Hospitality, Conference and Events and club special events (fan zone, in-stadium events).
  • Effectively managing team members to ensure that the customer’s needs and expectations are identified and always exceeded.
  • Taking ownership of the preparation of detailed events, ensuring efficient liaison and communication with club stakeholders, third party suppliers and event organisers.
  • Chairing internal matchday and weekly meetings with all relevant departments to outline the coming events, ensuring all parties are informed of their responsibilities.
  • Completing regular checks of the stadium facilities ensuring the highest standard of cleanliness and maintenance are delivered.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of customer service, experience and delivery provision is excellent throughout all events.
  • Being the main point of contact where required for clients throughout the event (before, during and after) ensuring all requirements are met and foreseeing any possible issues that may arise.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lawn Tennis Association

Position: CRM Marketing Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £30,000 per year

Closing date: 18.02.2024

The Customer Engagement Executive/CRM Marketing Executive provides vital support through the delivery of email communications (push notifications to be added imminently) which position LTA as a leader in the field. This role is fundamental to the effective delivery of communications to Advantage Members, Venues, Coaches, and other workforce roles. You will strive to ensure that all communications are customer-centric, contain highly relevant content, and are delivered in a timely manner.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea Women FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a leading digital content strategist to help shape and implement an ambitious new strategy for growth and engagement across their Chelsea women channels, helping grow visibility and commercial revenue.

This role will report into and work very closely with the Head of Social Media and Content to deliver and roll out this strategy on the women’s side of the game.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Rezzil

Position: Content and Community Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (Remote)

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per year

They are currently recruiting for a Content & Community Manager to join Rezzil a exciting, fast paced organisation to support the delivery of their company marketing. This role will include planning, creating and scheduling social media content across all of their social channels as well as marketing and events administrative duties.

In this role you will act as the link between the company and the vibrant community that surrounds their products. You will play a crucial role in fostering positive relationships, engaging with Rezzil users, and ensuring that their community remains enthusiastic and informed.

This position require strong knowledge of sport (predominantly football) and an expert understanding of the gaming industry. You will need excellent communication skills, and a passion for building and nurturing online communities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: Partnership Marketing Executive

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.02.2024

They’re looking for an experienced Partnership Marketing Executive where you will support with the partnership marketing activities and activations for a number of principle and global partners across the Men’s and Women’s football teams.

Working with their Partnership Marketing Manager, you will support the day-to-day relationship and portfolio of principle and global partners and suppliers delivering a wide variety of contractual rights and inventory. You will ensure the successful delivery of all match day Partner assets, ensuring that all internal departments and agencies are engaged and provide the necessary support to deliver the partnership marketing requirements.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Player Care Manager (Men’s First Team)

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 16.02.2024

This integral role in the club will ensure players have a smooth and successful transition into the club using a holistic and multi-disciplinary team approach. You will line manage and develop the player care officer for the men’s first team, and support them in delivering against their objectives, roles and responsibilities. Together, you will work closely and collaboratively with other departments across the club and foundation when assistance is required.

This is a full-time role and due to the highly unique nature and demands of the role, the successful candidate will need to be extremely flexible with regards to working hours, which will include evenings and weekends.

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Organisation: Professional Fighters League

Position: International Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £50,000 – £65,000 per year

Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, International the International Marketing Manager will be responsible for building and executing the PFL brand marketing strategy internationally, driving audience growth and awareness, positioning of the brand in international markets and owning the narrative and content strategy to grow the organisation, athletes and ultimately drive commercial revenue growth.

The International Marketing Manager will have a key focus on servicing the PFL’s 25+ international partnerships which includes the worlds leading international media companies such as DAZN, ITV, RTL Group, Network Nine and ESPN. Additionally, the role will includes responsibility to service and PFL’s international commercial partners such as BOSE, Proper12, LADBible, 888 Poker, DAZN Bet and Talk-Sport. The role will also include support of other international initiatives on an ad hoc basis including major international LIVE events.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: English Cricket Board (ECB)

Position: Marketing Manager – International Cricket

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.02.2024 (CLOSES TODAY)

This role will lead on brand and marketing campaigns for key projects across England International cricket. This role will report into the Senior Marketing Manager within the Core Marketing team, and will work closely with the Marketing, Digital, Communications, Participation and Growth, Events, Finance and Operations teams. They will also work with the counties, venues, partnerships and our agency partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Blackpool Football Club

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Blackpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As the Head of Commercial, you will be responsible for all commercial activities, across several revenue streams including marketing, fan engagement, merchandise, Food & Beverage, and other revenue-generating initiatives.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Lead Physical Performance Coach

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is actively seeking a full-time Academy Lead Physical Performance Coach to be responsible for leading the sports science division of the academy.

GENERAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Have consistently high standards.
  • Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate.
  • Attend all professional development events.
  • Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process.
  • Monitor the wellbeing of Academy players at all times, liaising with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Women’s Content Lead

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.02.2024

The Women’s Content Lead plays a key role within the Football Content Team, overseeing output relating to Southampton FC Women across the club’s digital channels and printed publications.

Reporting into the Editorial Manager, the successful candidate will lead on the production of engaging, innovative and original content relating to the Women’s & Girls’ Programme, driving increased awareness and affinity for it. This will include management of social media channels, production of additional content for southamptonfc.com and the club’s mobile app, coverage of home and away matches and assisting in the production of the club’s matchday programme.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Fan Support Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.02.2024

As a Fan Support Co-ordinator you’ll be the first line of support to their fans; offering a best in class service through a variety of contact channels. You’ll be part of an experienced and hard-working team, each of whom play an important role in resolving fan queries across a wide range of subjects from ticketing, memberships, stadium access, digital platforms and much more.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has become available for an innovative and forward thinking Social Media Manager at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

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

  • Work with the Commercial team to shape social media content and creative execution across partnership activations.
  • Manage the day-to-day activity and priorities of the Club, map out and drive the social media strategy and key narratives, oversee the delivery of initiatives to ensure alignment, co-ordination and collaboration with the management team across the club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The R&A (IMG)

Position: Creative Motion & Graphic Designer

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

IMG is looking for a multiskilled Creative Motion & Graphic Designer to work with one of their longest-standing clients, The R&A. The role would be working directly on two of the most prestigious championships in golf, The Open and AIG Women’s Open, as part of an expanding content team with a growing remit.

They are looking for a passionate & talented Creative Motion & Graphic Designer, ideally with an interest in golf and the wider sporting landscape – across both men & women’s sport. Your work will be published across The Open and AIG Women’s Open owned and operated digital channels, from social media through to website and email communications.

The candidate should be an expert in creative content and graphic design, whilst being able to transfer those skills into exciting motion graphical content. They will need a proactive mindset, not just delivering against briefs, but providing creative ideation and inspiration across the R&A’s content & marketing portfolio.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Partner Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As a Manager in the Partnerships Delivery Team, you lead the day-to-day management of a Principal Partner to ensure they meet their marketing and partnership objectives. In addition, you will build relationships with internal departments to ensure the effective delivery of the partner campaigns with the involvement of the appropriate internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

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

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