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: B-Engaged

Position: Motion Graphics Designer (3 month contract)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This position reports to the Brand & Communications Director and serves as a key member of the B- Engaged Brand & Communications team, servicing our retained brands.

You will be required to work with the current team, utilising your design skillset at different stages in the creative workflow. We are looking for someone with innovative ideas and the ability to enhance and support others in the creative process. This is an office based role.

Responsibilities

  • Bring a high standard of motion graphics using After Effects and CINEMA 4D
  • Bring a high standard of graphic design using Adobe Creative suite
  • Knowledgable understanding of 2D graphic design skillset
  • Produce and ideate videos of the highest standards to meet internal and clients expectations
  • Produce animations from end-to-end
  • Liaise with project managers to help resolve technical and creative solutions for assets
  • Work within the core team to develop ground breaking creative campaigns, encourage each other and collaborate on creating the best work
  • Innovation and implement new animation ideas and techniques

Apply here.

 

Organisation: BBC Sport

Position: Head of Football (Executive Producer)

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Head of Football in BBC Sport is responsible for leading all our coverage in football and overseeing the effective co-ordination of football output across all platforms – TV, radio and online, with a particular focus on digital impact, on iPlayer, Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app, reflecting changing audience habits. This involves taking charge of the coverage of some of our most prized properties; Premier League/Match of the Day, the FA Cup, the WSL and the World Cups and European Football Championships.

Football is at the heart of BBC Sport and they are seeking a creative and talented Head, with clearly impressive senior experience at this level.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Assistant Performance Analyst (First team)

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Assistant Performance Analyst to join the Manchester United First Team. As an Assistant Performance Analyst, you will play a vital role in supporting the team’s performance analysis activities, underpinning the valuable insights and data-driven recommendations to enhance player and team decision-making and performance.

Your focus will be on coding match footage, collecting information and data, and assisting in the provision of footage (filming/recording training and matches when required). This position requires a strong understanding of elite level football, excellent organisational and analytical skills, and proficiency in using specific performance analysis software.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sky Sports Football

Position: Producer

Location: Isleworth, London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This role is an exciting opportunity in Sky Sports Football, focussing on the EFL, but with potential to work across our portfolio of rights including PL, WSL, SPFL and Soccer Saturday. As a Producer, you will be required to lead your team, providing clear direction and cultivating a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.What you’ll do:

  • Reporting into the Executive Producer, you will work as part of a team producing Sky Sports’ live EFL coverage across the Championship, League 1&2 and the Carabao Cup.
  • Encourage diversity of skills, experience and culture
  • Lead & manage a multi skilled team
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues & stakeholders across Sky, and the EFL.
  • Ensure that Sky Sports’ EFL coverage continues to innovate across all platforms, including linear, social, and digital.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Castore

Position: Brand Marketing Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, your role will drive the planning, creation and launch of strategic product and brand campaigns as well as a wide variety of marketing initiatives on time and in budget.

What will you do?

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and executing strategic marketing plans that align with overall business goals and objectives.
  • Owning the strategic planning and management of key brand campaigns for the business and ensure that both retail and online have excellent representation to help drive awareness to the Castore consumer.
  • Ensuring consistency in brand messaging across all business touch points and take accountability for creative sign off.
  • Building and delivering process improvement to ensure efficient campaign delivery with a continuous improvement attitude.
  • Working with finance on full budget management and ensuring that all costs are tracked and accounted for.
  • Management and communication of third-party brand partners.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with third party suppliers/agencies.
  • Maintaining the brand calendar and update the relevant departments on key developments.
  • The key link in with retail to ensure that activations are carried out to help drive store footfall, based on targets set by the business.
  • Management of upcoming brand related projects, working with the teams across the business in retail, digital, merchandising, and creative.
  • Working collaboratively with key business stakeholders in order to drive the brand forward as a team.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Celtic FC

Position: Ticket Office Manager

Location: Glasgow, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Reporting to the Head of Ticketing, this is a key role within the Ticket Office based at Celtic Park, Glasgow. You will be responsible for Celtic Football Club’s Ticket Office Operation. You will lead, motivate and manage a dedicated team, to deliver the highest quality of customer service, within a high-pressured environment.

Responsibilities

  • To plan and deliver the successful sale of season tickets and match tickets for home and away matches.
  • To supervise all Ticket Office colleagues, including Ticket Office Technical Team.
  • To develop and deliver a successful season ticket campaign.
  • To achieve seasonal and match by match budgets as set by the club.
  • To be responsible for Access Control System and ensuring access for supporters on match day.
  • To maintain effective working relationships with internal personnel and external partners.
  • To be responsible for Day-to-day monitoring and auditing of Ticket Office processes.
  • To ensure procedures are GDPR and PCI compliant.
  • Principal contact with Club’s ticketing provider.
  • To work effectively with the Stadium General Manager and Head of Safety, Security and Operations to plan matches accordingly.
  • To work closely with the Marketing department to plan effective sales and communication plan for season tickets and home match tickets.
  • To manage the Ticket Office Twitter feed and communicate effectively with supporters via social media channels.
  • To manage Ticket Office budgets.
  • To be responsible for the accounting and reconciliations of ticket office revenues and any other events managed by Ticket Office.
  • To be responsible for Direct Debits and DD administration processes.
  • To prepare and distribute sales reports to Head of Ticketing and Executive team when required.
  • To be responsible for HR functions within Ticket Office, including recruitment, training, staff rotas, appraisals and discipline of Ticket Office team. Working closely with the HR Team.
  • To maintain daily reports of business transactions including daily sales, daily banking’s and reports as required.
  • To be responsible for Health and Safety within Ticket Office.
  • To manage complaints, ticket issues and customer service issues in a fair and professional manner.
  • To maintain daily staff briefings and ensure communication of changes to ticket office team during working day.
  • To escalate appropriately to the Head of Ticketing, any issues that require immediate attention and which may impact Ticket Office operations.
  • To manage administration of Supporters Clubs.
  • To liaise weekly with Club DAO on Accessible Seating, the Supporters Liaison Office and ensure effective communications between departments.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool Football Club

Position: STEM Coordinator

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking a highly motivated and passionate STEM coordinator to join our PL Primary stars. As a STEM Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in delivering engaging and educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programmes to primary and secondary school students, as well as facilitating professional development opportunities for teachers and internal staff.

This position will also involve targeted engagement with females, youth intervention, and identified young people, promoting inclusivity and diversity in STEM education.

Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and Liverpool football club to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Cycling

Position: Head of GBCT Pathway

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are keen to hear from individuals who have the ability to lead & continue to evolve the GBCT Pathway (Junior & Senior Academy)

The role will be based at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester.

Role Summary: Programme Leadership

  • Provide operational leadership to align GBCTs World Class performance pathway to the Olympic medal aspirations
  • Lead and empower the coaching team to develop, implement and evolve activity to ensure continually improving programmes at every stage of the pathway.
  • Work with relevant Heads of Department in GBCT to align and integrate appropriate coaching, science, medicine and technical resources through the pathway.
  • Support the head coach or their delegates to ensure the quality of rider plans, programme activity and coach delivery meets the needs of the programme.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sporting Jobs

Position: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Sporting Jobs are leaders in Executive Search & Recruitment across all areas of Sport throughout the UK & Europe.

Role definition:

Identify, attract and shortlist candidates for the recruitment process to fulfil the requirements of the business brief. Identify new business opportunities. Provide general administrative support to the recruitment function.

Job purpose:

  • Identify, attract and shortlist candidates for the recruitment process to fulfil the requirements of the business brief
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Provide general administrative support to the recruitment function

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Sales and Service Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Supporter Services Centre provides Manchester United’s valued fans, members, season ticket holders, and prospective customers with support on all sales and service queries around ticketing, membership, hospitality, match day updates and more.

As a Sales and Service Executive you will be responsible for ensuring enquiries are handled in an informed and highly professional manner, identifying effective solutions where appropriate. To deliver against all sales and performance targets, whilst providing the best customer experience possible, through identifying opportunities to recommend additional Manchester United products.

This role forms a key part in achieving our wider business objectives of delivering revenue generation through intelligent promotion of club products, whilst also ensuring an exceptional experience for each of our 5m+ annual customer interactions.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lancashire Cricket Club

Position: Conference and Events Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Conference and Events Executive to join the Commercial team at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket. You’ll be responsible for providing support to the Hospitality and Sales departments for all appropriate booking enquiries. Your main focus will be customer service, both internally and externally, ensuring all customers and clients receive accurate information at the first time of asking, ensuring we are providing the best possible service to any prospective customers.

  • Responding to incoming enquiries via telephone and e-mail
  • Promoting the facilities
  • Producing proposals
  • Identifying opportunities for upselling and cross selling
  • Conducting client show-rounds
  • Converting business and producing contracts
  • Account management of clients with a focus on developing strong relationships, generating repeat business and developing new business leads
  • Meeting and greeting clients on the day of their event, acting as a key point of contact and ensuring that outstanding customer service is delivered at all times
  • Supporting the Business Development team with entertaining and attendance at networking events, exhibitions, open days and FAM Trips as and when required

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Hospitality Client Services Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Hospitality Client Services Manager will be responsible for leading a team to deliver world-class experiences for all clients, both on event days and via pre & post event touchpoints. Develop product offering and operational processes to ensure word class Account Management support can be provided by team members – challenge the status quo and the team to work together to grow each area of the business.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Triathlon Federation

Position: Regional Development Manager (South West)

Location: Devon, GB (Remote)

Salary: £29,500/yr – £32,500/yr

Regional Development Managers have lead responsibility and ownership for their geographic region. They work across a wide portfolio, of principally seven workstrands, to grow Swim, Bike, Run and Triathlon in their region as well as contribute to our national strategies; including their Development Strategy for England; The BIG Active.

Critical to the role is the ability to create, develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with a range of people, partners and stakeholders from across the local and regional landscape – both at strategic and operational levels, and everything in between. The role is varied, fast-paced and has a large degree of autonomy. However, expectations are high, and their aspirational strategy presents us with lots of potential for growth and therefore much to do.

Apply here.

 

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

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