Sport Jobs Round-up | 22-05-23

Jack Glennon
May 22, 2023

Over the last few months, we’ve been rounding up the sport jobs we’ve seen and sharing across our socials.

It’s clear to see how much the Behind Sport community wants to see this type of content so we’re going drop a weekly Sport Jobs Round-up on here as well.


Organisation: Cheltenham Town FC

Position: Head of Player Recruitment

Location: Cheltenham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An opportunity has now arisen to work within their experienced management team as head of player recruitment for the first team squad.

Reporting to the Football Manager and Board of Directors, the main responsibility of the Head of Player Recruitment is to manage the recruitment process from the identification of new talent through to the acquisition and retention of first team players.

Apply here.


Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Partner Marketing Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Partner Marketing Executive to manage the end-to-end process for delivering the club’s commercial partners’ marketing campaigns across Chelsea FC channels. You will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of contractual marketing campaigns across digital, social, email, content and match day.

Apply here.


Organisation: Brighton & Hove Albion

Position: Marketing Manager (Maternity cover from August 2023 9-12 months)

Location: Brighton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As Marketing Manager, you will support the head of marketing on the implementation of the marketing and digital strategy to achieve and exceed commercial targets. You will work closely with all our departments to support with the development of different campaigns and activations such as retail marketing and fan experiences.

You will have experience in a marketing manager role, using digital systems, managing data, managing fan experience and a passion for brand and ecommerce. You will have the ability to adapt quickly to new and unforeseen situations and managing a team.

Apply here.


Organisation: SailGP

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £22,000 per annum

SailGP is looking for a candidate well versed in the art of social media and with a passion for sports to join its Digital team. Reporting into the Senior Digital Marketing Manager, the Social Media executive will work closely with the wider team to develop and create engaging social media content and manage the day-to-day delivery of our content calendar across core SailGP platforms.

With several years experience under their belt, the successful candidate will be a motivated team player with the confidence to proactively work on the social media calendar and in turn collaborate with people across the business to create engaging, fan-first content that aligns with the SailGP growth goals and drives increased fan engagement.

Apply here.


Organisation: SailGP

Position: Production Assistant

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Up to £65,000

SailGP is currently recruiting for a full-time Production Assistant to join our growing in-house team. The successful candidate will provide production, logistical and administrative support to the SailGP Productions department.

In this role you will contribute to help to prepare call sheets, post production paperwork and associated documents (hotel, flight and catering lists) alongside another production assistant for live events and stand alone shoots, in addition to providing financial administration support.

During events, you will be based in our production operation hub in London to support the broader team with the delivery of our world feed and post produced programming.

They are looking for someone who is organised, detail orientated and feels comfortable working in a busy team environment. You will be proactive, able to prioritise your workload and feel comfortable working across a range of production administration tasks.

Apply here.


Organisation: British Taekwondo

Position: Insight & Communications Officer

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Commensurate with experience – circa £24K – £28K

British Taekwondo is looking for a motivated individual with some experience, to join our small operational team to generate and work on audience insight projects. The role also includes elements of marketing, media and communications work, including membership team support.

This varied and interesting role will support their development and marketing teams with insight and research to understand our existing member’s needs, help their club network to grow, understand what is required to attract new members to Taekwondo, and importantly, gain valuable insight into inequalities within our demographic and communities where their clubs do / can operate.

Apply here.


Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Senior Sales Executive – Events

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced sales professional who wants to be part of a fast-paced team and contribute to the commercial development of London`s newest and most flexible event venue.

You will maximize sales across 15 major events spaces at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The nature of events include: meetings, conferences, exhibitions, private events and brand activations for 20-10,000 guests.

You will be expected to meet or exceed individual targets. To maximize revenue by selling across other events and opportunities from within the THFC portfolio.

As Senior Sales Executive – Events your responsibilities will include the creation of proposals from inbound enquiries. You will also be given scope to discover and engage new sales prospects whilst maintaining customer satisfaction and relationships.

Apply here.


Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Communications Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Communications Coordinator will work as part of the CITC Communications Team, and alongside various departments across both the Charity and the Club, to create and deliver against communications plans which elevate fundraising, partnerships, and programme recruitment messaging across various digital and stakeholder engagement platforms.

They will also act as the key contact within the department for branding and graphic design requests, working closely with the Manchester City marketing team to create assets for various communications channels.

Apply here.


Organisation: England Athletics

Position: Digital Projects Officer

Location: GB (Remote)

Salary: Circa £25,000-£30,000 per annum

A vacancy has arisen at England Athletics for a Digital Project Officer to support the Digital Project Manager and work collaboratively with UKA (UK Athletics), to assist with the development of digital systems and technology. The post holder will be responsible for overseeing and managing the ongoing maintenance and enhancements of the organisation’s key digital systems, enhance digital capabilities for everyone within the England Athletics family, especially our member clubs, athletes, volunteers and licenced coaches and officials.

The post holder will also be responsible for conducting regular training with staff to embed a culture that embraces the digital world, so EA staff have a greater level of confidence about using technology to build efficiency and provide enhancements to customer experiences.

Apply here.


Organisation: Lancashire Cricket Club

Position: Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a Trusts & Foundations Fundraiser to join the Lancashire Cricket Foundation team at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket. You’ll be responsible for maximising income from charitable trusts and grant funders to achieve the annual financial target. Working with the Fundraising Manager, you will develop strategies, annual action plans and budgets to ensure work is focused and targets achieved.

Apply here.


Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Academy Director

Location: Brentford, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed but quoted as competitive

The Academy Director will be a world class talent developer, leading the next phase of development of the Brentford Academy from its current status of EPPP Category 4, towards eventual Category 1 status. Within that growth and development, the Academy Director’s main focus will be to ensure that all young people at the Academy receive the highest standards of care and support such that as and when they leave the Club they do so having grown and developed from a positive experience which helps to set them up for later life. As and when high potential players emerge within the Academy, the Academy Director will take overall responsibility for ensuring that they receive the highest standards of coaching and the development needed to create the Premier League players of the future.

Apply here.


Organisation: CSM Entertainment

Position: Business Development Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are currently looking for a partnerships professional to join the Brands team as part of their continued drive to take our gaming & esports offering for existing / prospective clients to the next level of expertise and excellence.

Apply here.


Organisation: adidas

Position: Senior Manager PR (12 month contract)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Lead and manage a team of PR professionals who are charged with generating quality, on brand coverage in the earned media including, UK and LDN focussed News, Sport, Lifestyle and Fashion titles on behalf of the Performance, Originals and Fashion Groups.

The four key pillars of the PR strategy will focus on:

Brand PR: including hero editorial, press events at scale, supporting key campaigns

Press Office: ongoing relationships & executional brilliance, ensuring our brand is visible at scale

Asset Publishing: ensuring our contracted assets support all campaigns in key media

Crisis & Issues Management: ensuring the brand reputation of the adidas Group

Apply here.


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

If you work in the industry and have any vacancies you would like us to promote, get in touch.


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