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: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: First Team Performance Analyst

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities:

The role of the First Team Performance Analysis department is to facilitate the application of the Head Coach’s footballing philosophy. Specifically, the work of a First Team Performance Analyst will be to provide performance insights in relation to the opposition to aid the construction of match strategies and collaborate within a team to meet all analysis needs of the First Team training and games schedule.

All applicants should have a high level of football knowledge, a related undergraduate degree (such as Sports Science or Sports Coaching), some relevant professional experience and incredibly high standards. The position entails match-day work which could run over evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Job Purpose:

As a First Team Performance Analyst your job will be to:

  • Implement elite-level analysis of team and player performance.
  • Create and deliver video and data content to First Team players and staff, in line with the Club’s philosophy and game model.
  • Meet all analysis needs of the First team for training, pre-match, live and post-match workflows as part of a team.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Supporter Care Advisor

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities

The Supporter Care Team investigates and responds to compliments, feedback, and complaints, which are received via various contact channels. In addition, deliver additional support to the Supporter Services Centre, who provide Manchester United’s valued fans, members, season ticket holders, and prospective customers with support on all sales and service queries around ticketing, membership, hospitality, match day updates and more.

As a member of this team, you will be responding to all forms of communication in a highly professional and informed manner, identifying effective solutions where appropriate. You will also look to identify any opportunity to recommend additional Manchester United products to enhance the customer experience.

This role forms a key part in achieving our wider business objectives of delivering revenue generation through intelligent promotion of club products, whilst also ensuring an exceptional experience for each of our 5m+ annual customer interactions.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Academy Kit Assistant

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities

They are looking to recruit a Kit Operative to assist the Kit & Logistics Department with the provision of a kit service to the Academy.

The post holder will assist in preparing kit requirements for both match-day and training including making sure that all the kit is sufficiently washed, dried and folded ready to go out for matches.

Working predominantly at the Academy Training Ground in Chadwell Heath, the role will require the ability to travel between Club locations and to away fixtures. You will need to be flexible with your working hours and days as the working pattern can be different from one week to the next. You will be expected to work weekends and this can include long trips that on some occasions mean staying away on the night prior to the fixture. Some fixtures during the season may be played in midweek with an evening kick off and you will be required to work these games.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Digital Manager

Location: Brentford, GB (On-site)

Salary: £35,000 – £38,000 per year

After two successful seasons in the Premier League, Brentford FC continues to attract a new fanbase, both looking to attend matches and engaging with them online. This is a role with the responsibility to establish first-class digital capability. Exhausting opportunities from within the football club and seeking innovative solutions to enable the growth needed to meet their goals.

Digital Manager Main Accountabilities:

  • Through personalisation and loyalty, efficiently and effectively repeatedly get the brand and products in front of each relevant audience and navigate them from where they are to engage and/or purchase at high conversion rates. Understand what type of content drives each customer decision using audience segmentation.
  • Ensure user journeys are tailored and personal with the most relevant content served to each fan. Consult analytics to improve dwell time and engagement and strive for constant improvement through innovation.
  • Integrate an improved loyalty program to ensure fans’ online and offline behaviours are understood. Use gamification and rewards to drive repeat purchases and fan happiness. Identify opportunities and use loyalty to drive desired behaviours.
  • Ensure that all digital activities are fully integrated and pulling in the same direction on a day-to-day basis, regardless of channel or device by using the most efficient media and optimising investments, consistent application of high standards is critical to success here.
  • Owning platform analytics and reporting, ensure that all decisions are evidence based that aim to continually improve digital performance, engagement, personalisation, loyalty and UX across all digital platforms including the website, app and ecommerce.
  • Develop the club’s Android and iOS apps to support the web and loyalty strategies.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Forest Green Rovers

Position: Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator

Location: Forest Green, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 per year

As the Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator you are responsible for supporting the Head of Commercial with all partnership events, contracts and selling of commercial products. You will also be responsible for leveraging FGR’s marketing channels and optimising the clubs fan engagement.

Main Objectives:

Oversee and manage the website and social media functions of Forest Green Rovers

• Provide assistance to the Head of Commercial by supporting the compilation of proposals, reports and presentations for prospective and existing Partners

• Host partners attending on matchday and ensure their experience is the best it can be

• Assist partners to leverage their support of FGR

• Produce video content for partners and for FGR marketing channels

• To achieve monthly targets as set by Head of Commercial

• Establish and manage a fans & partnerships database in line with GDPR compliance

• To always maintain professional customer liaison in respect of the initial contact and subsequent follow-up calls for all sponsorship sales

• Support the organisation of partner events including match invites and tournaments

• Managing day to day financial process including debt chasing and raising invoices

• Set up of new and existing events

• Manage the internal event booking system and collaborate with other FGR teams as necessary

• Attend match days, supporting the Media & Content team with coverage of match day activities

• Enter FGR into awards that leverage and promote our sustainability initiatives

• Work collaboratively with all departments across FGR

The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Hawkeye

Position: Football Product Manager

Location: Basingstoke, GB (Hyrbid)

Salary: None listed

As a Football Product Manager at Hawk-Eye Innovations, you will be part of a team that is focused on the global opportunities for Football, both now and in the future, combining business development with driving client-led innovation across the sport.

You will work closely with clients to identify solutions that will fulfil their strategies from a technical perspective; investigate and understand the current opportunities for Football, identify where existing solutions meet demand and create a longer-term vision for Football in line with the Hawk-Eye business strategy.

Internally you will work closely with the Product Squads in bringing together expertise for Football-specific solutions, the Sales and commercial teams to research the market and competition, and form a strategic roadmap to ensure we are pursuing the most valuable opportunities for our customers and the business. In addition, you will work with the Product Platform Managers to recommend and roll out existing solutions ensuring business viability.

For prioritised initiatives, you will work in collaboration with the Product and Enabling Squads to ideate and create solutions in an iterative, agile environment, to deliver value faster and ensure continuous learning and improvement.

You will be responsible for ensuring the solution meets the demand and continue to monitor and develop the solution over its lifetime, providing an invaluable link between the customer and centralised product squads.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City Women

Position: Product Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site

Salary: None listed

Reporting directly to the Managing Director – MCWFC, you will be responsible for the operational planning and delivery of fully integrated marketing campaigns to meet key KPIs and product objectives. You will be responsible for managing the lifecycle of multiple omni-channel product marketing campaigns, ensuring they are fully integrated across a multi-media-mix.

Liaising with external and internal parties to ensure cohesion, efficiency and efficacy, this role will also require an analytical skillset as well as a creative approach to deliver compelling campaigns. You will be experienced in digital campaign management and analysis with demonstrable experience in the management and analysis of performance metrics to ascertain traffic, conversion, customer journey and inform future campaign decisions. You will also be responsible for developing the SEO strategy to increase traffic to our platforms and maximise sales conversion.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Premier League

Position: Academy Support Manager – Northern Region

Location: Home based (Remote)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities:

An exciting opportunity to join our team as an Academy Support Manager has become available. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with a designated number of Clubs, supporting them in the delivery of their Academy Performance Plan, providing support for Clubs to ensure the Academy experience is a positive one for all Academy Players.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Jockey Club

Position: Editorial Executive

Location: Location flexible

Salary: None listed

They have a fantastic opportunity for an Editorial Executive to join their Editorial team. This exciting role will be specifically tasked with bringing to life the four narrative pillars of the wider Corporate Affairs Team’s reputation strategy. These are to promote horseracing as a sport which:

  • is open and welcoming to all,
  • prides itself on putting the care and welfare of horses above all else,
  • prioritises safe and enjoyable days out for everyone who comes racing,
  • is committed to supporting the communities our teams operate in.

In contributing to the delivery of this reputation strategy the role of Editorial Executive will focus on gaining coverage for The Jockey Club and horseracing more broadly in media which serves audiences which are not already fully engaged with racing but can be converted to become fans of the future. These include but are not limited to the news pages of national and local media, regional and national TV and radio news broadcasts, magazines, podcasts and other ‘new media’ platforms.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin F1

Position: Marketing Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site with occasional travel to Silverstone)

Salary: None listed

They seek a dynamic and commercially minded Marketing Executive with 4+ years of experience in growth marketing, ideally within a brand or sports team setting. You should have a deep understanding of customer/fan experience and acquisition. Your exceptional organisational skills and ability to adapt to change will be essential. As a team player and brand ambassador, you should be passionate about their brand and its potential impact. Strong communication skills and an up-to-date knowledge of trends in art, design, music, or fashion are desired.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Electronic Arts

Position: Social Media Manager, Racing

Location: Guildford, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Social Channels Manager is a highly visible and crucial communications role that connects EA and its brands with players through daily engagement. As part of the Integrated Communications Team, you will use your expertise within the social media space to deepen overall player engagement for the Racing portfolio globally.

You will report directly to the Senior Manager, Global Community & Social Engagement and collaborate with teams around the business. You will help shape the Social strategy and lead the execution for titles such as F1, WRC, and Need For Speed, providing high quality and cohesive user experience inside and outside of our games.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea FC

Position: Communications Manager (Men’s Team and Academy)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They’re looking for an experienced Communications Manager to manage external media activity in relation to matches/players for Men’s and Academy teams. Assisting in delivery of Club’s strategic messages. This role will report into the Senior Communications Manager, and work closely with the Director of Communications and Public Affairs to deliver the club’s media obligations and strategic messaging.

Apply here.

 

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

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