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: Newcastle United

Position: Player Care and Family Liaison Officer

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 27.10.2023

Joining a busy and friendly team, you will provide proactive and high-level practical support to the 1st team playing squad, coaches, and their families. You’ll create a warm and welcoming atmosphere that aligns to our club values.

You’ll create and manage a family programme to create a friendly and welcoming community. You will also create, deliver and run an appropriate 1st team education and development structure, with a mixture of group discussions as well as individual support.

You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills and be approachable with the ability to handle situations sensitively and able to maintain absolute confidentiality. You’ll be naturally resilient and able to remain calm under pressure, with the ability to manage and diffuse conflict.

You’ll be flexible with your approach to work, willing to work unsocial hours including weekends and evenings. You will need to travel throughout the UK and abroad.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Partnership Executive

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have a fantastic opportunity for a Partnership Executive to join Oracle Red Bull Racing. You will be working within their talented Partnerships team at their Technology Campus in Milton Keynes. This role plays a crucial part in their success on and off the track, by building and maintaining their successful commercial relationships, and delivering world class Partnership activation support.

The role:

  • Support day-to-day management of Technical and Innovation Partners to build and nurture strong relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Lead on all admin tasks for accounts; schedule regular calls, regular face to face meetings, weekly status reports, contact reports, campaign reports and developing presentations
  • Develop a deep understanding of partner delivery timelines, growth strategies and commercial KPIs to support the delivery of Partner objectives
  • Support on delivering all partner marketing assets in accordance with the ORBR brand TOV; ATL, social content, paid campaigns, shoots, approving written copy, still and moving imagery, and co-ordinating with our communications and commercial teams where appropriate
  • Manage delivery of Partner contractual assets including but not limited too; factory tours and events, Race Activation and ticketing, Esports talent and simulators plus driver and Team Principal time

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Campaign Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Chelsea FC are looking for a Campaign Executive to work with Head of Campaigns and Campaign Coordinator and assist in the planning and delivery of our wide-ranging Equality, Diversity and inclusion campaigns, primarily centred around the Club and Foundation’s No To Hate campaign.

Brief description and duties:

  • Work with the Head of Campaigns and the Campaign Coordinator to assist in the planning and delivery of our wide-ranging Equality, Diversity and inclusion campaigns, primarily centred around the Club and Foundation’s No to Hate campaign.
  • Assist with the coordination of activity and programme plan.
  • Assist with event planning and delivery. Provide on-site support during campaign events, ensuring that all logistics run smoothly.
  • Assist in the development of campaign communication materials and social media content.
  • Maintain and organise campaign-related documents, records, and databases; organise meetings for the team; support the team with processing payments and setting up new suppliers.
  • Coordinate logistical aspects of campaigns, including venue bookings, transportation, and equipment procurement. Ensure that all logistical requirements are met for campaign events and activities.
  • Work with the No to Hate team to document feedback/testimonials and case studies for the Annual Report
  • Collaborate with personnel in other Club departments to ensure programmes link into wider club plans and initiatives.
  • Support the Campaign Coordinator in maintaining positive relationships with external partners and community organisations involved in the campaigns.
  • Work with the Communications teams at the Club and Foundation to secure media coverage and publicise the work of the campaigns.
  • Help to plan and deliver campaign events with high-profile stakeholders and guests.
  • Proactively seek new opportunities for content and assist in producing creative and innovative ideas for maximising the reach of campaigns.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

Position: Event Manager – cinch Championships 2024 (Fixed Term Contract)

Contract length: 8th January 2024 – 26th July 2024

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £40,000/yr depending on experience

The Major Events Team are responsible for delivering the LTA’s programme of events driving visibility and enjoyment to new and existing audiences. The Event Manager will play a vital role in delivering the cinch Championships and support the Events Team at other designated tournaments within the international calendar, as required.

  • Ensure all tournament operational requirements are delivered to a high standard and within set timeframes by employing event management best practice
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of technology for the tournament to include Radios, PA/Speakers, IT, Internet & phones, LED & TV Screens and streaming
  • Manage the ordering, delivery, operations and contracts involved in onsite requirements including but not limited to furniture, printers, fridges, buggy hire and laundry.
  • Be the main contact for the external player transport agency; to include, but not limited to, assisting with fuel cards and the management of the agency. Work with the commercial team and/or hire car provider to obtain suitable vehicles for the tournament
  • Manage the Ball Girls team and all requirements in advance and onsite. To include, but not limited to, assisting with the catering requirements, delivery of kit, coach requirements and liaising on court scheduling
  • Be the main point of contact for day-to-day local authority liaison, managing the traffic management, hoarding licenses, onsite parking, TMO, CCTV and highway team requirements
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of the Event Management Plan, liaising with other members of the team on the completion of their areas, ensuring the versions of the Plan are submitted to the Council as per their deadlines
  • To lead on the provision of Show Production for the tournament, identifying opportunities for delivery, managing budgets, working with the commercial team on partner obligations and implementing the operational plan
  • Be responsible for Event Control documentation and the emergency evacuation location liaison
  • Manage the specification, design and delivery of floral and fencing requirements. Be the main point of contact onsite for the external floral and fencing companies
  • Manage the ordering, specification, design, and delivery of merchandise. Be the main point of contact for The Queen’s Club who operate the tournament’s official merchandise
  • Be responsible for the delivery of stewarding for the tournament, managing recruitment, appointment, on boarding and delivery during tournament time
  • Responsible for managing designated budgets for the specific operational projects outlined above, ensuring that costs are challenged and negotiated with suppliers to deliver savings wherever possible
  • Work closely with the Head of Event Operations to identify improvements (quality and cost), innovation and growth opportunities whilst ensuring that tournament and commercial objectives are supported and met
  • Ensure that any unexpected expenses are flagged in advance and impact reduced as far as possible via practical problem solving
  • Work with the tournament Safety advisors to ensure own areas of delivery are following industry standards
  • Deliver the areas outlined above and any additional projects to the same high standard but in relation to any additional events that are staged during the contract length

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace FC

Position: Marketing Campaign Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,000 + 10% discretionary bonus

Crystal Palace Football Club is seeking a commercially-savvy, recent university graduate – or someone with around two years professional experience with a relevant degree – to be its new Marketing Executive and become a vital part of the Marketing & Communications department. The successful candidate will ultimately help them grow their supporter base, deepen engagement with their supporters, whilst also helping drive commercial success for the club.

This is a new and exciting entry-level opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with outstanding communications skills, who has extensive knowledge of football, and who is committed to furthering their career in the sports marketing industry.

The successful candidate will report into the Head of Marketing Campaigns, and on a day-to-day basis will be focused on delivering personalised marketing campaigns/promotions/initiatives/information to supporters all over the world, primarily through email.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Social Content Lead

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £37,000 – £40,000 per annum

Closing date: 27th October 2023

They have an exciting opportunity for someone with an in-depth knowledge of social media and football, and a passion for digital content to join their social media team.

In this varied role, you will be helping to shape the Club’s social media strategy, producing high performing digital content, and establishing creative best practice and optimisation across the major social platforms, harnessing trends and growing Brentford’s social following.

The successful candidate will work within the content team and report into the Social Media Manager.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: AFC Wimbledon

Position: Managing Director

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

AFC Wimbledon are looking to recruit a Managing Director to provide leadership of the club, growth in key business areas and effective stadium operations.

The Managing Director is responsible for providing positive leadership and ensuring growth in current and future business areas, effective stadium operations and ensuring AFC Wimbledon is a positive force embracing and helping all members of our community. Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead with values of Togetherness, Resilience, Constant improvement, Accountability, always seeking to create an environment where high potential talent can grow.
  • Develop and nurture a positive culture throughout the Club, embracing a diverse range of stakeholders and always looking for ways to help our communities.
  • Lead, manage and develop the senior team, ensuring all areas of the Club work together effectively to implement the strategy and achieve overall goals and objectives.
  • Enhance the overall organisational performance of the Club and stadium, ensuring that the Club is structured to deliver success: commercial, operational, community, diversity.
  • Explore, develop and execute plans for additional uses of the stadium to maximise usage throughout the year and drive revenues/profits.
  • Maximisation of revenues/profits from non – football related stadium activities.
  • Maximisation of revenues/profits from football products, with a focus on sponsorship, retail, hospitality, digital and ticketing.
  • Explore and develop additional revenue streams.
  • Effectively manage and communicate with the Plc and DT board and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide on-time Management Accounts, cashflow projections, bad debt management and supply of budget / actuals to budget holders.
  • Achieve stadium revenue targets & profit contribution numbers.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Team Operations and Administration Assistant

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Primarily to act as front-of-house concierge on reception in men’s team building, welcoming and signposting staff, players and visitors in a friendly and appropriate manner, displaying club values and portraying the best of Chelsea’s club culture as first point of contact in the building. In addition, the role will support the Football Operations & Welfare team with administration and other tasks as required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Netball England

Position: Sport Development Officer

Location:Roles available in Leicestershire, South Yorkshire & Northumberland

Salary: None listed

This role will be to grow and drive netball in the county, maintaining a shared, insight driven plan aligning to our Adventure Strategy and purpose. The NDO will empower and support our clubs, leagues, partners, volunteers, and workforce to join with us in delivering outstanding participation opportunities for members and participants, whilst seeking income generation and funding opportunities.

This role will support EN’s Adventure Strategy and will contribute to how we grow participation in netball across all life stages making it a game for life, providing extraordinary experiences and build a thriving collective within the sport.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Triathlon

Position: Head of Marketing

Location: Loughborough, GB (On-site)

Salary: £45,000 – £48,000

As Head of Marketing, you’ll work closely with the Executive Team, Triathlon Home Nations, and Department Heads to develop and drive their digital marketing strategy to new heights. From lead generation and performance marketing to customer acquisition campaigns, you’ll have a direct impact on our success by continually improving the digital customer experience.

You will:

·      Lead cross functional internal and external teams to create and deliver best in class brand assets, content, and campaigns.

·      Be responsible for paid marketing strategy ideation and implementation – linking to both acquisition and retention.

·      Produce creative content to engage audiences and widen our reach.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Fundraising Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Circa £36,000

Working within a team of three, the Fundraising Executive will be responsible for delivery of RFU fundraising activity, working across a variety of income streams ensuring revenue is maximized, supporters are stewarded to a high standard, and the RFU charity objectives are achieved.

The main areas of work are:

  • Implementing the RFU’s charity strategy
  • Supporter recruitment, development and retention
  • Fundraising for the RFU Injured Players Foundation
  • Fundraising for Rugby Football Foundation

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Football Association

Position: Content Planner

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are searching for a Content Planner to join the marketing division. This is a brand-new role within the Content team, playing a key part in structuring and coordinating digital content plans across FA brands. The individual will sit at the centre of content activities, developing short and long-term plans, whilst managing the relationship of a wide array of internal stakeholders.

  • Co-ordinate the content team’s day-to-day output planning, setting and improving standards, enabling creativity and ensuring strong planning across the team, including managing the overall content planning boards.
  • Support the content team with short and long-term planning across FA brands (England and FA Cup competitions); developing planners featuring (but not limited to) general content output but also CRM, commercial “Presented By” content, landmarks, seasonal anniversaries, on-site content capture and matchday activity.
  • Key co-ordinator for all stakeholders relating to the planning and coordination of timelines, deliverables and distribution and driving brief and de-brief sessions with clear actionable summaries.
  • Lead planning of key content calendar focal points, such as England tournaments and FA Cup finals.
  • Work with the content managers to build out and evolve content reports, keeping to agreed deadlines and deliverables, as well as tailoring for different internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supporting stakeholders to ensure content is fit for editorial purposes and in line with the needs of the business and linking wider non-content team depts in.
  • Support content meetings with future-facing content, industry trends and channel updates.
  • Align with contracted agencies to ensure a joined-up approach to day-to-day output.
  • Utilise technology and data to inform content strategy, direction and scale.
  • Work with content managers to surface planning challenges and support the development of solutions with the wider content operations team.
  • Executes additional required tasks to meet FA Group’s changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing 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: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Licensing Assistant

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Club is seeking a Licensing Assistant to support the Licensing team in the management and growth of the global licensing programme.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researching new licensing opportunities
  • First port of contact for all Tottenham Hotspur licensing enquiries
  • Onboarding new licensees and setting up their accounts on our systems
  • Tracking licensed contracts workflow
  • Support Buying team in specified licensee’s product development/approval issues
  • Ensuring all licensee’s ethical and manufacturing information on file
  • Chasing outstanding royalty reports and assisting in resolving issues
  • Compile data for internal reporting on unit sales, product development information and licensing updates monthly
  • Assisting in creation /updating of pitch documents and presentations
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and help with meeting preparation
  • Become Club ‘expert’ on licensing/approval system – Brand Comply
  • Sending out style guides and player imagery to licensees as required
  • Responsible for organising sample storage and archiving licensed products
  • Conduct regular competitor and market research
  • Handling internal Club requests for licensing information

Apply here.

 

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

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