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: Chelsea FC

Position: Head of Social Media and Content

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for an industry-leading social media and content lead to develop the way in which Chelsea grows, engages and monetise audiences in the UK and globally.

This position will be a key part of a newly created entertainment division at Chelsea, reporting into the Director of Entertainment, and will be expected to play a key role in liaising with other lead members of this area of the marketing department to drive growth and repositioning of the Chelsea brand.

With over 150 million followers across Chelsea’s social accounts, this role will play a vital role in engaging top of funnel audiences, and driving growth with both UK and international audiences.

This role will also oversee how Chelsea can better syndicate and distribute content around the men’s and women’s teams, forming key partnerships.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Leicester Tigers

Position: Head of Athletic Performance

Location: Leicester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 17.05.2024 at 5pm

Main tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the Athletic Performance department in the design, implementation and on-going evaluation of the Leicester Tigers Athletic Performance Programme.
  • Coordinate and manage the daily, weekly and long-term training schedule for the playing group in conjunction with the Head Coach.
  • Ensure alignment between the Pathway, Academy, and Senior Development programmes.
  • Responsible for delivering an integrated athletic performance plan and the monitoring and management thereof to the players.
  • Lead and coordinate a team of Athletic Performance Coaches and Sport Scientist to ensure all players receive individual development programmes, monitoring and reporting on preseason / in-season preparation.
  • Ensuring alignment between Pathway and Academy development programmes, Academy and Senior Development programmes
  • Meeting agreed KPI’s for professional player development.
  • Work closely with and manage the Medical Lead and Performance Nutritionist in implementing an integrated high performance programme.
  • Assisting in the delivery of Coach and Player education programmes.
  • To be aware of and to attain the performance measures set for the position.
  • To lead and facilitate the development of all direct reports.
  • Establish and achieve set KPI’s in conjunction with the Head Coach.
  • Carry out any other tasks within the post-holders abilities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Leicester Tigers

Position: Sports Scientist

Location: Leicester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 21.05.2024 at 5pm

To provide insights into transfer of practice, player injury risk management and re-conditioning to help optimise team performance (via a blend of quantitative data, i.e. primarily GPS, and quantitative information).

Key Tasks:

· To develop workflows to clean, manipulate and merge data sets

· To perform ETL (extract/transform/load) tasks using data preparation tools

· To build practical, user-friendly reports/dashboards to visualize pertinent objective data and subjective information

· To provide regular feedback on data insights to coaches and support staff

· To provide match day support to coaches and players to every Senior Team home and away games

· To carry out any other duties and tasks required by management, which are within the post-holder’s capabilities

· To assist in Tiger’s vision to become the best rugby club in the world

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Golf

Position: Digital Communications Manager

Location: Woodhall Spa, GB (On-site)

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per year

Closing date: 06.06.2024

As the digital communications manager you will lead and manage all digital communications platforms. They require someone to bring specialist knowledge and skills to the application and integration of digital channels, particularly the website, to ensure they are aligned to the organisation’s vision, strategic objectives, corporate marketing and communications strategy and other specific campaign messaging.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Fan Strategy Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To ensure they maintain the elite levels set at Formula 1, they are seeking a Fan Strategy Manager on a 12 month fixed term basis to contribute to making the right strategic and commercially savvy evidence-based decisions within the ever-changing context of their fans and customers lives.

In this exciting role, you will be reporting into the Head of Fan Strategy and Planning. They are looking for an individual who can distil powerful insights from data and focused on driving business outcomes.

The right person for the job will apply their exhaustive knowledge of culture and consumers, and apply research techniques to solving real-world challenges faced by our company, and finding opportunities for improvement across multiple projects, teams and business units.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sky Sports

Position: Social Media Community Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The role of the Community Manager is to stimulate discussion on social media around Sky Sports content, replying to comments and inquiries, managing groups and organising and overseeing live events using features and products provided by platforms, both audio and video.

Working within the Social Media Publishing Hub and reporting into the Senior Producer – News and Community, this role will also involve publishing content across Sky Sports News and Sky Sports brand channels including specific shifts in those areas.

The role requires collaboration with all areas of the Social Media team, but specifically the teams withing the Social Media Publish Hub, as well as Sky Sports Content teams.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Fundraising & Events Officer

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

  • To assist the Fundraising and Charity Services team in coordinating essential aspects of our flagship events such as Legends matches, overseas treks, and Sleepout initiatives.
  • Oversee reporting and express gratitude to online donors.
  • Collaborate with third-party fundraising partners to identify and promote new challenge events, ensuring the recruitment of supporters.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for individuals interested in fundraising for Manchester United Foundation (MUF), whether through events or other fundraising endeavours.
  • Maintain records of participants and events, and ensure accurate monitoring of all financial transactions.
  • Stay updated on fundraising trends and explore potential new events for MUF involvement.
  • Provide insights and innovative suggestions for future event development as needed.
  • Assist in acquiring auction prizes for events and support administration of the Matchday Lottery program when necessary.
  • Contribute to the charity services program, including handling inquiries, mascot and ticket allocations.
  • Collaborate closely with the Foundation Communications team to coordinate marketing, press, and social media efforts related to events, fundraising, and charity activities.
  • Ensure compliance with fundraising laws and regulations, as well as the guidelines set by the Fundraising Regulator.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: TransferRoom

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

TransferRoom is looking for a Social Media Manager to join them on their mission to change the football transfer market for the better. This role will be responsible for day to day management of their social media channels in order to deepen their engagement and global awareness with clubs, agents and players.

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: Formula 1

Position: Senior Race Travel Co-Ordinator

Location: Biggin Hill, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

F1 are looking for a Senior Race Travel Co-Ordinator to join their internal travel team. This role will be responsible for cost effective provision and administration of travel and accommodation services to support the team’s corporate and competitive objectives.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Blackburn Rovers

Position: Marketing Assistant

Location: Blackburn, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 17.05.2024

To support the Marketing Department with administration, planning, implementing and monitoring marketing campaigns whilst contributing towards the Club’s overall business strategy.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Fanatics

Position: Social Media Manager UK

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Fanatics Collectibles is looking for a Social Media Manager to be responsible for the management & posting of content daily across Topps’ social media channels (inclusive of TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitch) as well as identify new and emerging platforms in which to participate in the UK. This role will also lead all marketing and PR activities across social media.

As Social Media Manager you will work cross-functionally to ensure Brand, Marketing and Sales initiatives are communicated and promoted accordingly from Topps channels. You will oversee the Topps content calendar, identifying key dates across the various properties to plan and create relevant, engaging content.

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.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

In this pivotal role, you’ll be responsible for driving significant revenue growth and elevating the club’s brand presence through strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and innovative commercial initiatives.

You’ll Make a Major Impact By:

  • Developing and executing a watertight commercial strategy to maximise revenue streams and propel business growth.
  • Identifying and capitalising on new revenue opportunities to diversify income and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Cultivating strong relationships with partners and brands, ensuring their needs are not just met, but exceeded.
  • Overseeing the hospitality and events program, creating premium experiences that attract high-value clientele.
  • Managing advertising and marketing activities to drive sales, brand awareness, and successful partnerships.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Head of Events – Esports

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking to recruit a Head of Events – Esports to lead the delivery of industry-leading events and experiences program to our partners, fans and guests visiting the Williams site in Oxfordshire and at external events around the world.

Reporting to the Director of Esports, this role plays a key part in delivering events that enhance the Williams brand and guest experience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Brand Experience Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The purpose of this role is to drive the fan experience at Chelsea FC, to be accountable for the planning and delivery of the matchday experience across both Stamford Bridge and Kingsmeadow. Creating a world class experience for our match attending fans and our global fan base.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Men’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a driven Partnership Executive to join their vibrant Commercial Team!

The Impact You’ll Make:

  • Play a pivotal role in securing and activating partnerships that propel their Men’s Team towards success.
  • Cultivate relationships with key partners, crafting bespoke proposals & maximising brand exposure.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop innovative sponsorship activations and community engagement initiatives.
  • Be a champion for Birmingham City, fostering a thriving commercial network and strengthening our connection with the local community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Women’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a dedicated Partnership Executive to join their team at St Andrew’s Stadium.

The impact you’ll make:

  • Fuel the growth of Birmingham City Women’s Football: Grow partnerships and sponsorships to secure vital funding for the team.
  • Forge strong relationships: Be the bridge between the club and key partners, ensuring everyone thrives.
  • Activate winning partnerships: Develop creative campaigns that bring sponsorships to life and maximise brand exposure.
  • Champion the women’s game: Collaborate with stakeholders to build excitement around women’s football in the community.

Apply here.

 

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

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