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: AFC Bournemouth

Position: Digital Product Executive

Location: Bournemouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.04.2024

Support the Marketing Manager in the management and execution of the roadmap for the digital evolution and related projects for AFC Bournemouth, encompassing both the website and new club app. Responsibilities will entail instigating transformation and refining the club’s web and app interface through analysis, experimentation, and evolution techniques.

This pivotal role will help to put fans at the centre of our digital products, helping to grow, reach and engage new fans of all teams across AFC Bournemouth.

You will work closely with the wider marketing and media team, as well as commercial, ticketing, hospitality and the Community Sports Trust. Communication skills and experience in working closely with other business units will be key as the club looks to transform its digital offering. 

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Nottingham Forest

Position: Partnerships Sales Manager

Location: Nottingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 03.05.2024

As part of the role, you’ll be a driving force in helping the Club exceed its objectives around generating new partnership sales. You’ll report directly to the Head of Partnerships and be responsible for helping develop our partnership portfolio, as well as an exciting pipeline of commercial partners for the future.

Working on site at the world famous City Ground, you’ll be part of a growing Partnerships team and there will be lots of opportunities for you to make a significant impact on our commercial success.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Commercial Sales Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per year

The Sales Manager – Corporate Hospitality & Partnerships will play a vital role in driving Middlesex Cricket Club’s revenue through innovative hospitality packages and strategic corporate partnerships. This role is focused on harnessing the excitement of cricket to offer unique experiences for corporate clients, ensuring they are closely aligned with the club’s events and hospitality offerings. The ideal candidate will have a strong sales background, a passion for cricket, and the ability to build lasting relationships with clients and partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Commercial Partnerships Coordinator

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 per year

They are seeking a proactive and driven Commercial Partnerships Coordinator with a desire for networking, creating relationships and delivering key hospitality experiences that ensure client satisfaction and build our commercial network.

Apply here.

 

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: Burnley FC

Position: Chief Marketing Officer

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has become available for a proactive and positive Chief Marketing Officer at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

As the Chief Marketing Officer at Burnley FC, your primary responsibilities are to lead all aspects of the marketing operations of the Club, including content & production, social media, campaigns, communications, data analysis, and set and maintain marketing strategy and strategy roadmap for the Club. Together with the Creative Director and other senior leadership, your role is pivotal in communicating brand and aligning all brand communications with commercial growth. You will oversee growing audiences and the long-term value of the audience all over the world.

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Organisation: Formula E

Position: PR Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 per year

The PR Manager is responsible for leading the strategic planning, development, and execution of comprehensive public relations campaigns that elevate Formula E’s global profile and enhance its reputation across all international markets. This role demands a proactive approach to identifying and leveraging opportunities to promote the Championship, Teams, Partners, and Drivers, thereby significantly expanding the sport’s visibility, engagement, and fanbase. The PR Manager is responsible for overseeing the deliverables of a network of 15 international PR agencies and cultivating relationships with key media outlets to ensure Formula E’s narratives are compellingly communicated, aligning with the organization’s goals to drive awareness and foster a positive public image.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: UFC

Position: Social Media Coordinator

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day execution of social media activities across all UFC accounts in EMEA, creating timely, accurate, and relevant content for fight fans before, during, and after UFC events. This position manages the posting process, from concept to approval and manages the execution.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace

Position: Video Producer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As Crystal Palace Football Club’s Video Producer, you will play a key role in ideating and executing the club’s video output. You will guide the club’s tone of voice, produce features, positively drive fan engagement, as well as support commercial objectives. This position requires a creative brain with a deep understanding of sports content, as well as being highly organised.

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Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Saints Foundation Content & Marketing Officer

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £24,000 per year

They are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and dynamic individual to join the Marketing, Communications, Fundraising and Partnerships team. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the lead on the Saints Foundations design/branding management process in order to support the department, ensuring all work produced is within brand guidelines and produced to a high standard.

What will you be doing?

You will assist the Communications & Marketing Manager on day-to-day social media content creation, ensuring that communications are succinct, emotive and purposeful. They are looking for someone who can champion the Charity’s cause and tell their success stories through the use of their social media channels.

Work closely with charitable project coordinators in order to support individual project objectives such as driving engagement and attendance, raising awareness and providing quality participant resources. You will be involved with filming and photography shoot logistics including booking spaces, liaising with participants and purchasing of branding.

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: 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: 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: 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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