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: Newcastle United

Position: Partnership Marketing Manager

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Partnership Marketing Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple commercial partners, managing a team of Partnership Marketing Executives to create best in class partnership marketing for one of the worlds’ most iconic football clubs’, Newcastle United.

Using your experience gained in marketing and digital campaign delivery with partners across different geographies, cultures and time zones, you will manage a portfolio of principal and global commercial partners, ensuring all contractual obligations are fulfilled. In doing so you will create value for commercial partners through delivery of effective marketing campaigns, implementing a strategic approach in the execution campaigns. Working with digital marketing team, amongst others, the successful candidate will develop creative campaigns that drive strong return on investment for partners.

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: On Running

Position: Influencer Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

We’re looking for a brilliant, creatively minded Influencer and Partnerships Manager to support a step change in On’s partnership strategy and build growth across all communities. You’ll build and grow On’s talent roster and strategy together with best-in-class influencer marketing teams at a global and regional level.

Identify and build relationships with high-tier influencers, developing strategic, long-term relationships based on bespoke campaign roadmaps – Negotiate and manage long-term influencer contracts throughout their lifespan, making sure planned campaigns and content are delivered as agreed – Build positive relationships with market and regional stakeholders, supporting them to align with On’s global strategy as they deliver their influencer rosters and activations – Proactively collaborate with multiple teams across On (eg. our in-house campaign and social media teams to draft influencer briefs and concept ideas, our digital and sales teams on product inventory, and our social engagement teams on risk management) – Oversee high-tier influencer involvement in campaigns and activations, end to end – Develop and implement performance metrics and measurement processes and report on successes – Be a center of excellence for influencer marketing trends and opportunities – Lead from the front with a dedication to continuously evolving your platform expertise

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Williams Racing

Position: Merchandise Executive

Location: Grove, Oxfordshire, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking a Merchandise Executive to join their growing marketing team. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-paced team and develop a thorough understanding of merchandise and licensing product at a Formula One team.

The Merchandise Executive is pivotal to the smooth running of the department. The successful candidate will collaborate with key stakeholders within the Merchandise and Partnerships departments as well as external suppliers to provide a range of support to the wider team as well as managing the partner order process.

They’re looking for someone who is ambitious and proactive to deliver operational excellence, and support managers on merchandise and licensing programmes.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Social Media Editor

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Generating and delivering the Club’s social media strategy and content creation globally across a range of platforms, delivering effective digital campaigns and bringing value to the Club and its partners. Assisting in delivery of the Club’s strategic messages.

Brief description and duties:

  • Day-to-day management of Chelsea FC’s social media presence across platforms: from the creation and publication of content to community management, with a constant focus on improving performance month on month to meet agreed KPIs.
  • Content capture and ideation – from photography and video to social copy to fan engagement.
  • Planning the team’s weekly content, taking ownership of the global content calendar and leading on daily / weekly content meetings.
  • Providing best-in-class coverage of home and away fixtures, with a reactive and precise approach under pressure.
  • Working with our Partnerships team to provide insight and advice on building social-first campaigns and delivering commercial value for partners.
  • Work cohesively with our in-house video production team from conception phase through to the syndication of content across channels.
  • Proactively seek new opportunities for content and stories across the club’s social media ecosystem.
  • Work with our brand marketing team to ideate and deliver campaigns that drive awareness of the Club among existing and new audiences (UK and global).
  • Help drive awareness and consumption of Club products, such as the Chelsea app, working effectively with the wider Marketing Department to do so.
  • Identify and engage third-party illustrators, animators and content creators to augment and amplify the content on our channels.
  • Relationship build and manage communications with representatives of first-team players.
  • Work closely with the Chelsea Women’s social team to ensure Chelsea content is aligned.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Premier League

Position: Senior Manager – Media Rights Servicing and Activation (UK)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 24.11.2023

The Premier League’s Broadcaster Servicing and Activation team is looking for a Senior Manager, Media Rights Servicing and Activation, to provide best-in class account management and servicing to their Rights Holders in the UK.

This is a newly created position, based out of the Premier League’s London office at an exciting time to join an expanding Media Rights team. Working for the Head of Media Rights Servicing and Activation and collaboratively with the broader Media Rights team, this role will have primary responsibility for the execution and delivery of media rights partnerships in the UK.

The right candidate will have a strong background in media rights servicing and activation, as well as an astute understanding of the commercial drivers that make media rights partnerships a success. They will have experience of providing a key interface between a rights holder and its client(s) and have a passion for customer servicing.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Community Marketing Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their Liverpool FC Foundation team as a Community Marketing Manager. In this role you will be responsible for setting and implementing a marketing and communications strategy for community delivery programmes to ensure short, mid, and long-term success of each programme.

What will you be doing?

  • Work with programme manager to understand needs and requirements in order to create a short-term strategy to support our current programme list to enable them to meet current season goals.
  • Develop a longer-term strategy for programme delivery, improving efficiency of processes for support.
  • Evaluating current processes and making necessary changes to maximise output.
  • Create a working group with programme managers to ensure there is a dialogue between marketing and delivery.
  • Provide support for the Senior Marketing Manager where necessary and feed into a wider communication strategy.
  • Work with LFCF graphic design team to sustainably support programmes and hubs.
  • Feed into digital marketing strategy documents and planning frameworks
  • Identify and set the hierarchy of communications needs for impact areas and programmes based on business objectives and performance of programmes.
  • Deliver partnership marketing and communication plans where there is a community delivery focus.
  • Identify a means of communicating measurement, evaluation and learning on a regular basis.
  • Feed these successes into a wider comms plan to utilise available materials to profile the success of LFC Foundation
  • Work closely with Club PR, player, ambassador and legends teams to maximise impact and reach of player appearances for charitable purposes.
  • Identify key stories and updates for internal communications to ensure both Club and Foundation colleagues are well informed of the charity’s achievements.
  • Manage and develop people, conducting regular 121 meetings and appraisals to support personal and professional growth.
  • Ensure all marketing activity is compliant with national/international legislation and internal policies and procedures to protect the charity and minimise risk.
  • Responsible for managing and authorising expenditure to ensure costs are within LFC Foundation’s community marketing budget.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Partnership Marketing Manager-Europe and Africa

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 26.11.2o23

Working closely with (and reporting to) the Senior Partnership Marketing Manager – Europe & Africa, the Partnership Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing and maximising a portfolio of CFG’s global & regional commercial partners, with a focus on Europe and Africa. Responsibility and remit for these partnerships will be end to end, including all associated partnership planning and activation programmes.

The Partnership Marketing Manager will be required to work closely and effectively with the Partnership Marketing and Operations teams, as well as other Club departments, to deliver best in class partnerships that achieve and exceed brand objectives.

This role will be part of City Football Marketing Ltd, focusing predominantly on Manchester City, with additional interaction across the wider network of clubs around the world:

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Villa

Position: Videographer/Editor

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 per year DOE

Closing date: 30.11.2023

They are looking for a proactive and skilled Videographer / Editor; one that has a sporting and media production background.

Responsible for filming and editing content in and around a football environment, this varied post will involve filming matches for VillaTV live products, as well as filming and editing action footage, player and manager interviews, press conferences, features and matchday activities. This is a busy role that requires self-motivation and the ability to be organised and plan ahead.

They are looking for someone who can bring a story to life in an engaging and innovative way bringing the best video content to Aston Villa fans around the world.

The ideal candidate will have previous demonstrable experience working within a similar videography role, in particular football. You will be highly proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, Sony video camera equipment and audio and lighting equipment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Wimbledon

Position: Partnerships Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 04.12.2023

  • Overseeing day-to-day management of key relationships with our Official Partners, both directly and through their agencies
  • Managing and delivering the rights and fulfilment programmes of our Official Partners, alongside the AELTC’s own marketing and commercial strategy
  • Working alongside other AELTC departments and the AELTC’s charitable function, the Wimbledon Foundation, for development, integration and delivery of Official Partner rights and activation programmes
  • Developing, implementing and overseeing AELTC events and activations for Official Partners, both on-site and at other key touch-points on a local, national and international basis
  • Preparing and presenting formal reports, both internally and externally
  • Supporting the management of the Partnerships budget, including regular updates with the Finance team and keeping track of partner invoicing
  • Providing support on Official Partner renewals and development of potential new relationships
  • Working with the wider business to explore further activation and revenue opportunities for the Official Partner programme i.e., Sustainability, Wimbledon Foundation, Digital & Social, Professional Tennis etc.
  • Working closely with both the Brand Partnerships and Hospitality team, and the wider Marketing and Commercial Department, to ensure a cohesive and positive working environment
  • What part your role will play in The Championships
  • Providing ongoing and daily support for all Official Partner activations
  • Working closely with the Hospitality Manager to ensure smooth delivery of Official Partner suite benefits and ticketing requirements
  • Managing logistics and approvals for Official Partner film and photo shoots held at the AELTC
  • Managing the onsite builds (cafes, kiosks etc.) for the Official Partner programme and ensuring they are health and safety compliant
  • Managing the Queue builds for the Official Partner programme and AELTC activations
  • Working across the delivery of partner digital, social, and marketing led activations

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Athletics

Position: Insight Manager

Location: Home based with Regular Travel, UK based

Salary: £40,000 – £40,000 per annum

Closing date: 01.12.2023

A vacancy has arisen for an Insight Manager to ensure that England Athletics has, uses, and develops the most appropriate insight in all areas of the organisation and, by working closely with the England and Regional Councils, represents the voice of the stakeholders across the sport to ensure they are always part of the decision- making process. The Insight Manager will provide an internal and external source of expertise and capability around insight for the wider team, Board, and stakeholders, providing high quality advice, guidance, and research support.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The R&A

Position: Marketing Manager

Location: Glasgow, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Golf It! Glasgow as Marketing Manager. The successful candidate will lead on the planning, delivery, development and evaluation of the Golf It!’s marketing strategy to engage and convert audiences via creative campaigns, networks and partnerships in order to deliver growth across core revenue streams as well as enhancing the end to end customer experience and widening audiences, in line with the overall Golf It! strategy and core values.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Everton

Position: Membership Engagement Lead

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are searching  for an ALL Membership Engagement Lead to join their team of passionate and driven commercial professionals, overseeing client relations journey to Everton Stadium during an exciting era for Everton Football Club.

With a passion and proven success in delivering exceptional service within a membership environment, you will have a unique opportunity to develop, plan and deliver the member engagement strategy for Everton’s New Stadium members, shaping  the planning and implementation of a best-in-class member experience from post-sale through to the opening of the new stadium for the purchasers of ALL bars, restaurants and experiences.

You will be a key part of this new stadium  project, responsible for leading and developing the successful member onboarding journey with clearly defined and personal touch points and collaborating with internal marketing teams on the development of membership plans – including content/communication plans, systems solutions and membership package details.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Senior Venue CRM Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.11.2023

Supporting the Head of Consumer Lifecycle & MarTech, this role is responsible for the strategy development, implementation and coordination of all club venue campaigns across all supported channels. You will work with the commercial venue team and wider consumer marketing function to optimise both fan engagement and life time value.

  • Be the voice of fans at a senior level ensuring that campaigns are targeted and developed with the fans interest in mind along with ensuring tone of voice, positioning and targeting is considered – all driven through an analytical understanding of behaviours and triggers that drive engagement (e.g. logged in users, repeat visits, engagement rates)
  • Responsible for the idea generation, strategy development and execution of key global campaigns driving both venue and marketing objectives
  • Work with the Consumer Lifecycle team to launch, maintain and review venue consumer lifecycle journeys.
  • Support the Head of Consumer Lifecycle & MarTech in the development of CRM strategy and implementation ensuring Manchester United are utilising the full technology stack to deliver personalised communications to fans across O&O channels
  • Drive fan acquisition and retention increasing the known fanbase through data acquisition and logged in users, targeting key cohorts with strict targets relating to LTV
  • Communicate analysis and actionable insights across the business relating to fan engagement
  • Drive fan engagement across all O&O touchpoints
  • Acquire new global audiences
  • Re-engage valuable known audiences

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: CRM Lifecycle and Content Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.11.2023

The CRM Engagement Lifecycle Coordinator reporting to the Senior Consumer Lifecycle & Strategy Manager will work to build, implement, enhance and optimise multi-step cross channel journeys & automations delivering the best digital experiences to our global fanbase driving significant engagement and revenue growth to support cross club initiatives and delivering effective customer value management.

The Role:

  • Build, implement, enhance and optimise cross channel journeys and automations utilising the full suite of O&O channels (email, mobile, push, app inbox, inapp, CDP, custom audiences), across a wide range of fan touchpoints including; welcome, retention and winback campaigns
  • Plan, design, map and review cross channel journeys and automations across a wide range of fan touchpoints including; welcome, retention and winback campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with all areas of the business (venue, media, commercial partners) to build, implement, enhance and optimise cross channel journeys and automations utilising the full suite of O&O channels (email, mobile, push, app inbox, inapp)
  • Develop a strong understanding of the CRM database structure and capabilities ensuring personalisation data points are maintained and accurately utilised within cross channel journeys & automations delivering and maximising the best experiences for our fans
  • Develop, maintain and enhance targeted data selections for personalised campaigns
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively with the CRM Reporting & Insights Executive to evaluate, analyse and optimise all journeys & automations
  • Working with Alliances team to service key club partner campaigns including competition management

This role requires strong experience of Braze (or equivalent) and an excellent understanding of journey orchestration, build, implementation and optimisation across a full marketing tech stack including; email, push, app inbox, in app messaging, CDP and custom audiences.

This role will work as part of an internal agency and Centre of Excellence. You will be required to work across the Club, building relationships and working with Analytics, CRM, Content, Brand and Design, Commercial, eCommerce, Product, Technology and Partnerships. Working cross-functionally with these teams, you will be expected to design, build and maintain cross-channel journeys and automations while also optimising where opportunities exist. You will work across the full fan lifecycle including acquisition, onboarding, re-engagement, retention and advocacy.

Apply here.

 

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

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