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.

You’ll notice a lot of the jobs in this edition are the same as last week, most are still open for applications so make sure you get yours sent in ASAP!

 

Organisation: Sheffield United

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Sheffield, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Sheffield United are looking for a Social Media & Content Manager to oversee the club’s social media strategy and content distribution, ensuring that the output is ‘best in class’ across all of United’s digital platforms.

As a key part of the wider marketing department, the individual will be responsible for building on existing strategy, and coming up with new, intuitive ways to ensure Sheffield United’s content is always of the highest standard, servicing both existing and new audiences.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Project Partnerships Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To work closely with the Partnerships Director (PD) and Associate Partnerships Director (APD) and the Planning and Performance team, the PPM will be responsible for creating and delivering the partnership marketing plan for several partners, ensuring that activations perform effectively in-line with partnership objectives, delivered on time and within budget. The focus is on understanding partner objectives and campaign execution whilst reporting tangible results, and ensuring contractual rights are utilised.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Product Project Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.11.2023 (CLOSES TODAY)

Reporting to the Director of Product, you will be responsible for providing project management support to the development of new products. Working within the product development governance framework, you will be responsible for managing the overall schedule of project work across the entire product portfolio with specific responsibility for managing the project planner, following up on actions and tracking progress, timelines and milestones for delivery, as well as the overall project roadmap. You will also be responsible for the preparation of project reports and presentations to provide key updates to senior stakeholders and highlight key decisions required.

You will also be responsible for, budget, resource utilisation, timelines and throughput of delivery; these will be major metrics that you track, consider and challenge delivery teams on. You will provide counsel to the Product Team and business leaders [with excellent instincts from extensive experience] about the threats to a project, what is on the critical path, how to move a project back onto plan and how to present those elements to key product stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Web3 Community & Marketing Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Purpose

Manchester United are looking for passionate and creative Web3 Community & Marketing Manager to spearhead the expansion of the club’s social media, community and content efforts, with particular focus on Discord.

The Role

The Web3 Community & Marketing Manager will be responsible for communicating the club’s plans for new digital platforms and how we can grow, educate and entertain the community across product launches, matchday moments and day-to-day activations.

This role is crucial to the club’s plans to engage with fans across key new Web3 social media and marketing channels, and help them find new ways to get closer to the club they love. Candidates must understand football fans’ wants and needs, as well as have a knowledge of Web3 and Blockchain, and be able to report back insights that will help to inform senior stakeholders, drive future content moments, and shape new product features.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: CLOSES TOMORROW AT MIDNIGHT

They are looking for a highly creative and organised Marketing Manager to join their team to develop and implement marketing plans and campaigns. The role will report into the Marketing Lead with a focus on the marketing of ticketing and membership products at the club.

The role will have a strong focus on developing both domestic and international markets for fan and revenue growth. They are looking for a candidate who has a passion for the sports industry, as well as relevant experience managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Retail Marketing Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their Liverpool FC team as a Retail Marketing Manager. The role will be a part of a newly shaped LFC Retail marketing team whose purpose is to drive awareness, interest, desire, conversion, and retention across various LFC Retail sales channels, products, and services in the UK and across the globe.

The Marketing Manager will support the multi-channel retail customer journey and the planning and execution of the LFC Retail marketing strategy.

You will lead a team across the full marketing mix ensuring we deliver category leading campaigns to our global supporter and customer base across owned and third party digital and physical channels.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Strategy Development Manager – Visitor Attraction

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.11.2023

Reporting directly into the Director of Product, you will be responsible for developing and driving the product development strategy for new and existing products within the Visitor Attraction portfolio at Manchester City. You will also have responsibility for the delivery and execution of the strategy you develop. This role primarily covers the Manchester City Stadium Tour.

As the Strategy Development Manager / Head of Product you will work very closely with the Commercial, Fan Experience and Technology Solutions teams to drive product improvements and performance. As Head of Product for Visitor Attraction, you will have ultimate responsibility for the strategic direction and performance of the products, across every touch point of the product.

In addition to Strategy and Product Development, you will also be responsible for the strategic planning and operational delivery of fully integrated, omni-channel marketing campaigns.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: New Balance

Position: Category Manager – Football & Performance Sports

Location: Warrington, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As the Category Manager, Football you will be responsible for managing the Football strategy for EMEA, working alongside the Commercial and Marketing Leads to deliver key regional and global business objectives. We are looking for someone with previous experience within a merchandising role who has excellent insight of the Football market. The ideal candidate must be passionate about sport and be able to champion Football internally and externally for New Balance across EMEA alongside other categories within performance sports which including Skate, Basketball and Tennis.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Licensing Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a highly proactive and organised Licensing Executive to join their team and play a key role in the continuing development of the Club’s brand licensing programme. The role will report into the Licensing Lead with a focus on the day-to-day management of several core elements of the licensing programme.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: RunThrough

Position: Event Operations Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: £26,000/yr – £32,000/yr

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and hard-working individual to join the Operations Team at RunThrough. At RunThrough they strive to be excellent at what we do and have fun whilst doing so. We are always on the lookout for development opportunities, moments to grow, while helping our staff reach their potential.

We are looking for a candidate to manage and support the delivery of cutting-edge and professional mass-participation running events. You shall complete the daily tasks of event management to include, but not restricted to, venue management, course designs and ensuring high-standards are maintained in relation to preparation and delivery of events.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Customer Engagement Officer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 24.11.2023

The Football Association have an exciting opportunity for a Customer Engagement Officer. The post-holder will deliver world class day-to day Customer Engagement service requirements for The FA and Wembley Stadium, to the highest of standards, deliver the best user experience across all relevant communication channels and to work proactively with all relevant stakeholders.

On event days, proactively support the Wembley Crowd Safety Team for stadium wide compliance, support the Ticketing Operations team with ticketing for guests with access requirements and assist the event day Customer Engagement Team with guest enquiry resolutions.

Please note that this role is based at Wembley Stadium with a requirement to be in the office three days a week, and more if operational needs require this. Flexibility with hours may be required during busy periods and on and around event days, so please do bear this in mind when considering whether to apply.

Apply here.

 

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

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