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: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Head of Growth

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

To increase commercial income from existing sources

  • New Business:
  • Hospitality sales – maximising traditional hospitality products across International and Domestic fixtures
  • Sponsorship acquisition
  • Commercial Partnerships and Sales
  • Define and implement Growth and Commercial Strategy
  • Non-Match Day Sales (Conference & Events)
  • Match Day Sales (Hospitality)
  • Membership:
  • Implement and deliver membership model that maximises revenues. Bringing in new and diverse audiences, with a focus on membership acquisition
  • Oversee the direction of the Club’s existing premium members club
  • New partner acquisition
  • Sales pipeline
  • Implement CRM system to monitor leads
  • Evaluate market – outreach through to closure
  • Working with the team to develop commercial proposals
  • International experience

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

Position: Head of Growth

Location: Norwich, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30k- £35k + Incentive

Closing date: 03.05.2024

An essential part of our Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Growth is responsible for managing our funding and partnership team, driving revenue growth, and expanding our network of supporters and collaborators.

Objectives

  • To create and support opportunities to enable the growth of the Foundation through strategic planning and partnership development
  • To oversee and manage the Partnerships and Funding teams within the Growth department
  • To achieve the financial targets and outcomes within the Growth department, whilst contributing to the overall strategic direction and decision making of the charity.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: CRM Executive

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 25.04.2024

The CRM Executive will be responsible for implementing a range of targeted campaigns, for the purpose of driving supporter engagement and increased revenue across a number of commercial business areas within Southampton Football Club.

You will work closely with the other members of the marketing department to plan, create and deliver engaging communications to fans utilising our CRM capabilities. The role will include continually monitoring the performance of email and direct marketing campaigns using test and learn principles in order to maximise performance. You will ensure all campaigns are engaging and fit the club’s tone of voice.

Assist on delivering the season-long marketing campaign plan across football marketing (season tickets, match tickets, memberships and hospitality), retail and all other business areas. You will optimise data collection opportunities and streamline processes to ensure that the club is maximising database growth opportunities effectively growing our database.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 26.04.2024

This is a key role as they look to grow their content team at Williams Racing at an extremely exciting time. As they continuously strive ambitiously to improve on-track their standards need to be visibly reflected within their output on social media. Their focus is particularly on vertical-reliant platforms including, but not limited to, Instagram, X and TikTok. They are also looking for an impressive creative individual to drive engagement to their owned and operated digital channels (Web and app).

The job requires an analytical thinker who is data driven and able to understand social media data to inform and make decisions on how they drive excellence across their social platforms. The ideal candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for authentic, social first content, brimming with innovative ideas.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin F1 Team

Position: Communications Officer

Location: Silverstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

  • Reporting to and working alongside the Head of Communications and Media, working in the communications and media department, under the overall leadership of the Director of Communications.
  • Devising and pitching stories to mainstream media designed to showcase Aston Martin Aramco, its drivers, its people and its partners in a powerfully positive light, especially with business, consumer and lifestyle earned media.
  • Clear focus on active, positive storytelling and securing earned media in key markets (US, UK, EU, MENA)
  • Attend Formula One events as an active member of the Communications team, managing media commitments for team drivers and management and developing key relationships in the paddock.
  • Supporting the communications and media department with creating, delivering and writing best-in-class brand/creative communications/media content in all forms for the brand’s audience and fan base, in media releases, and on external digital, social and mainstream media.
  • Providing administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the of the communications and media department, including the management of a departmental editorial calendar/tracker, managing the agenda for department team meetings, and other operational support as required.
  • To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructors’ Championship and delivering media value to our commercial partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The British & Irish Lions

Position: Digital Product Manager

Location: London, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The British & Irish Lions are looking to recruit a Digital Products and Platforms Manager. This role will report to the Digital Manager to oversee key areas of digital growth as part of our digital transformation strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Digital, Marketing and Communications team ahead of an historic Tour of Australia.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The British & Irish Lions

Position: Data & Fan Engagement Manager

Location: London, GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The Data & Fan Engagement Manager reports to the Head of Marketing and is responsible for helping to drive one of the largest fanbases in world rugby, and developing essential insights that inform business decisions, initiatives and programmes.

Improving data, insights and fan engagement will enable them to grow, diversify and better understand their audience, to increase value for The British & Irish Lions (BIL), their partners and stakeholders; maximise revenue opportunities; and provide a best-in-class fan experience.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Retail & Licensing Coordinator (1 yr FTC)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The post holder will facilitate the delivery of the relationships with FA partners, whilst providing support to key accounts across our licensing and retail programmes.

Your Impact

  • Developing the relationships with key partner personnel and ensure delivery of rights and obligations.
  • Act as a key stakeholder with other FA departments to ensure efficient and effective lines of communication between the Licensing and Retail Partners on The FA.
  • Supporting the team across other strategic projects as required (e.g., renewals, future planning, measurement, rights delivery)
  • To planning, implementation and reporting related to key Licensees and Retail partners.
  • Managing key suppliers.
  • To provide administrative duties such as; status reports, planning frameworks, reports, and proactive ideation.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group’s changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and well-being can be maintained.
  • As part of The FA’s commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Esports Executive

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.04.2024

This role presents a thrilling chance for an enthusiastic Esports professional to lead the marketing strategy execution for Oracle Red Bull Racing’s Sim Racing Teams.

It’s a diverse, stimulating, and demanding position that calls for a driven person to demonstrate their abilities within the celebrated marketing squad of a Formula One Team with multiple World Championships.

Collaborating closely with the Esports Lead, Esports Partnership Executive, and Esports Executive, this full-time position is located at the Milton Keynes factory. Additionally, the role entails travel obligations to engage in activations globally.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Marketing Executive – Premium

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The role will be charged with the creation and implementation of marketing initiatives and campaigns to demonstrate the exceptional nature of their Premium offering. From working with influencers, generating website content, working with PR to drive media coverage to crafting amazing email communications, you will have the opportunity to work across the whole marketing mix.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Portsmouth Football Club

Position: Ticketing Manager

Location: Portsmouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

In this role, you’ll be the mastermind behind a seamless ticketing journey for Pompey supporters. You’ll craft innovative strategies to drive ticket sales, maximize revenue, and ensure a smooth experience from purchase to match day.

Here’s a taste of the impact you’ll make:

  • Lead the charge in ticketing innovation: Develop cutting-edge strategies that make buying tickets a breeze for fans.
  • Become the voice of the ticketing team: Collaborate with marketing and sales to create targeted campaigns that drive ticket sales.
  • Forge strong bonds with our supporters: Build positive relationships with fan groups and ensure a seamless match day experience.
  • Unlock new revenue streams: Think creatively to identify and implement strategies that boost ticket sales and club revenue.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Fanatics UK

Position: Social Media Manager

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: Chelsea Football Club

Position: Head of Performance Medicine

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a key role to the club and requires a collaborative, committed and professional medical practitioner, who can be a great teammate. The role will include but not limited to providing injury or illness assessments, undertaking player signing medicals and assisting in decision making and rehabilitation management of medical issues when required. You will work very closely with the interdisciplinary Performance Support team at the club to optimise player availability and readiness.

This role will include some travelling to and providing medical match day cover for games, which can involve irregular, unsociable hours and overnight stays.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Junior Commercial Creative

Location: Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 19.04.2024

As the Junior Commercial Creative you will contribute to the delivery of all Commercial / Partnerships projects. While Formula One-related activities represent a significant proportion of the role, the Commercial Creative has a group-wide remit that includes supporting both the Commercial acquisition of the business and the delivery of Partner lead projects.

The Junior Commercial Creative should implement the design aspects of the team’s marketing /commercial strategy, working under the guidance of the Commercial Ideation manager.

The Junior Commercial Creative should be able to deliver high-quality design and visual ideation for each project, working in collaboration with the Commercial Creative and other designers in the Creative Services team, under the guidance of the Commercial Ideation Manager and Head of Creative.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: talkSPORT

Position: US Sports Editor

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

talkSPORT.com, one of the leading sports news websites, is seeking a dynamic, passionate and experienced digital journalist to take on a new and pivotal role in their team. As US Sports Editor, you will manage a team of writers and will be responsible for curating and producing high-quality sports content targeted to an American audience. You will be writing and editing articles across a wide range of sports, including but not limited to American football, basketball, boxing, golf, mixed martial arts and soccer. You will be based in their offices in London Bridge and will report to the talkSPORT.com editor.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The English Football League (EFL)

Position: Senior Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As Senior Marketing Manager, you will play a pivotal role in delivering the league’s commercial and marketing strategy. Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will lead the delivery of the EFL’s key marketing efforts, ensuring excellence in brand marketing, commercial partnerships marketing, broadcaster marketing relationships, and fan engagement initiatives. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the marketing landscape of one of the most iconic football leagues in the world.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Digital Analyst

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Business Intelligence team and directly contribute to the digital growth of Formula E: across its platforms, fanbase and commercial outputs.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide reporting and guidance to the digital product and content teams in line with KPIs
  • Work hand in hand with the FE digital platform partners (Pulse Live, Monterossa) to deliver compelling and robust performance reporting with clear strategic recommendations.
  • Be the point person for digital analytics) – owning tagging and bringing discipline and consistency to reporting
  • Support the data analysis of our social channels and reporting dashboards – working alongside the Insights Manager and social agency.
  • Ensure availability and accuracy of reliable data by collaborating with other teams/agencies/platform partners on reporting strategy and data collection templates.
  • Manage ad hoc internal & external requests from our commercial partners for data and insights – with the support of the Senior Manager.
  • Provide comprehensive reporting and support the delivery of performance trackers and dashboards.
  • Translate complex data into a clear narrative with easy takeaways for non-technical audiences
  • Champion testing and optimisation across the suite of digital channels (such as CRM)
  • Be inquisitive! Analyse our activity and performance to truly understand our fan behaviour and make recommendations to key stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Stoke City Football Club

Position: Partnership Sales Executive

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

Salary: None listed

Reporting into the Partnerships and Advertising Manager, you will play an important role in generating commercial revenue via the sales of regional partnerships, sponsorship and advertising – All of which provide the perfect platform for businesses of all sizes to showcase their services and offerings to a vast and engaged audience on a consistent basis, all whilst forging a close association with SCFC.

At a period of significant investment at the bet365 Stadium, this is a great time to join the team and immerse yourself in the inception of a plethora of exciting new commercial opportunities opening up to market.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: 90min

Position: Women’s Football Editor

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a talented and connected Women’s Football Editor to join our global 90min content team in London. This role is a full-time four-month contract that will hopefully transition to permanent.

You will cover the biggest stories in women’s football (WSL, UWCL, NWSL and international), be required to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities.

Candidates must understand what readers of women’s football content want and how to reach them. Audience development skills and experience will be essential in this role.

Apply here.

 

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

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