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: Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

Position: Partnerships Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent upon experience

Closing date: 01.10.2023

The Partnership Executive will play a key role in supporting the team’s delivery of a range of commercial partnerships, developing experience in rights management, partnership marketing and event delivery. They will also support the Partnerships Acquisition Manager in developing sales presentations for prospective partners.

The successful candidate must be pro-active, motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills, have good attention to detail and be able to build strong working relationships.  The role will involve working collaboratively with different areas of the business.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Player Care Officer (Maternity cover)

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This role is covering someone on maternity leave so will be a temporary period of time to provide cover. The role will provide care and support to all Players, with key responsibility for the Professional Development Phase (U15-U21) at Southampton Football Club and will offer First Team support as and when required.

The aim of the role is to work with each individual, to achieve full integration at Southampton FC and support their journey to reach their potential through each Phase at the Academy.

You will be expected to be available as per the players schedule to provide Player Care support to all players across the club by supporting the Player Care team in their delivery. This will include working some evenings, weekends and ‘on call’ responsibilities.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Position: Partnerships & Commercial Insights Executive

Location: Brackley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 05.10.2023

Working as part of the Marketing Operations and Commercial departments, the successful candidate will provide a wide range of research and insights to monitor the impact and delivery of contractual rights, whilst also conducting bespoke studies and gathering market intelligence in relation to the continued commercial growth of the team.

Based out of the team headquarters in Brackley UK, the role requires a passion for understanding and interpreting data and is a unique opportunity to develop analytical skills in a high-performance environment.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Ulster Rugby

Position:Marketing Manager

Location: Belfast, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 02.10.2023

This exciting role will involve developing and implementing innovative marketing strategies to drive fan engagement and ticket sales, plus deliver marketing assets and campaign activations for commercial partners.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a marketing or equivalent field and have a minimum of 5 years’ practical marketing experience. In addition, they will have a proven track record of delivery in a marketing role, demonstrable experience in developing and delivering engaging marketing strategies and experience of campaign management and creation of outstanding digital content. They should also have experience of working with commercial partners and an understanding of the benefits of how to maximise commercial activation. Experience of managing relationships with external agencies is also required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Position: Event Coordinator

Location: Brackley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.09.2023

The Event Coordinator role for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will support and facilitate the team’s internal and external first-class events which are outside of a traditional race weekend, and solely based at our headquarters in Brackley.

You will be responsible for supporting the Marketing Hospitality & Events Team on a range of hospitality, internal and external event programmes, these will include meetings from small groups to larger scale events in our Silver Arrows Lounge.

Reporting directly to the Internal Events Manager, you will be responsible for pre-event contact with partners, key stakeholders, and internal staff members to determine event requirements. This includes planning of event schedules, arrange catering using in-house and external caterers, venue set up, guest registration, AV, arranging factory tours and room management etc.

You will be required to lead events from start to finish and be the main contact on site for partners, key stakeholders and internal staff members for meetings and events. You will be required to be flexible and work with tight deadlines and requests.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Fundraising Executive (Maternity cover – 14 months)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £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

Accountabilities:

  • Take a lead role in recruiting, developing and retaining supporters across multiple income streams
  • Deliver our supporter journey, creating marketing plans and stewardship material for fundraising activity using print media and digital channels
  • Deliver a portfolio of 3rd party and special event activities ensuring these deliver strong ROI and high-quality participant experience
  • Develop and deploy our community fundraising products to reach new audiences and engage existing supporters
  • Work with stakeholders to source auction and raffle prizes, manage printed collateral and branding,
  • Work closely with other RFU departments to manage internal functions: finance, digital, procurement etc
  • Act as an ambassador for and always promote the best interests of the RFU, including the promotion of the RFU core values and culture
  • Undertake such other duties as maybe required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the post and the needs of the organisation

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United FC

Position: Communications Officer

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.09.2023

To help them deliver on their ambitious plans, they have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Communications Officer to join their team.

Possessing outstanding communication and interpersonal skills you will be an experienced media and communications professional with significant experience in handling media issues and media relations.

You will support the Corporate Communications Manager in planning and delivering best-in-class communications and content across the club’s public relations and commercial partnership functions.

Supporting media activity around public relations and community engagement you will anticipate, identify and maximise opportunities for the club and its partners to gain positive coverage across various media platforms, both on a proactive and reactive basis.

You will be great at maintaining and building relationships as you will liaise with charitable organisations and internal departments, including Equality Diversity and Inclusion, People and Talent and Supporter Services to provide internal and external communications support.

You will have extensive knowledge of the media landscape on a local and national basis and hold a Communications related degree (or equivalent).

Experience in a media and communications function within a professional sports club and written and verbal fluency in another language are highly desirable but not essential.

With a competitive salary, an employee bonus scheme (non contractual), free city centre parking, hybrid working (non-contractual) and a wide range of benefits this is an excellent opportunity to join the Newcastle United family.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United FC

Position: Media Officer

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.09.2023

This is an exciting time at Newcastle United and they are looking for talented individuals to help them on their journey. To help them deliver on their ambitious plans, they have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Media Officer to join their Communications team.

Possessing outstanding communication and interpersonal skills you will be an experienced media and communications professional with significant experience in handling media issues and media relations.

You will support the Media Manager in planning and delivering best-in-class football media access, media relations and press office functions across men’s, women’s and Academy teams. Delivering agreed media access to position Newcastle United and its teams positively.

You will attend men’s, women’s and/or Academy home matches as required by the Media Manager and facilitate pre and post-match media interview requests relating to players within tight deadlines, ensuring the club meets its mandatory obligations and maximises coverage of positive stories.

You will monitor media and social media platforms to identify any breaking news stories or emerging trends which could affect the club and facilitate player media requests from non-rights holders, identifying opportunities for the club to gain positive coverage across various media platforms.

You will have extensive knowledge of the media landscape on a local and national basis and hold a Communications related degree (or equivalent).

Experience in a media and communications function within a professional sports club and written and verbal fluency in another language are highly desirable but not essential.

With a competitive salary, an employee bonus scheme (non contractual), free city centre parking, hybrid working (non-contractual) and a wide range of benefits this is an excellent opportunity to join our Newcastle United family.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Event Branding Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Event Branding Manager is responsible for the implementation of all event-related physical branding, signage and wayfinding at each Formula E race. Working in collaboration with the Senior Event Branding Manager and Global Branding Provider, they will act as the lead responsible for a number of events across the Formula E World Championship.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: England Rugby – Stadium Events Recruitment & Retention Manager (Fixed term 18 months)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Stadium Events Recruitment & Retention Manager will support the Head of Stadium Events by recruiting RFU casual staff and Honorary stewards to work at Twickenham Stadium on major event days.

In addition, this role will work with the Stadium Resourcing Manager in developing the stewards’ experience to maximise steward retention rates and reduce the reliance on agency staff, thereby meeting cost reduction performance indicators.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Marketing Executive – Stadium

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The role will be dual focused, covering 2 of the biggest growth areas of the business as we look to bring more live entertainment to the stadium, and further promote our incredible conference and events spaces. We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join the team and help grow these areas.

Reporting into the Senior Marketing Manager, the Stadium Marketing Executive will be instrumental in the design and creation of internal and external communications, working across all aspects of the B2B and B2C marketing strategy. You will be responsible for building the awareness of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as a world leading entertainment and events destination. Working within the marketing team, the Stadium Marketing Executive will have hands-on relationships with the wider business including operational staff and external agencies.

Working closely with the internal sales team, you will work across Match Day & Event Day collateral, In Stadium announcements and both B2B and B2C campaigns. Working with the wider teams, you’ll build, proof, test, and own campaigns that support and enhance our commercial marketing activity. You’ll create campaigns that are meaningful to our varied audiences, delivered across the right channels at the right time.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: McLaren F1

Position: Executive, Commercial Partnerships

Location: Woking, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To support the day-to-day operational fulfilment of Commercial Partners in the McLaren Racing portfolio, whilst assisting the wider partner base where required, such that the contractual rights are fully leveraged and maximised, while the long-term individual and company relationships are created and maintained.

Partnership Responsibilities

  • Support the Senior Manager, Commercial Partnerships to ensure the successful delivery of 2-3 commercial partner’s 360 activation plans to ensure that the partner’s rights are maximised to achieve their objectives and KPIs across:
    • Partner events and activities, internal and external.
    • Activation campaigns, experiential or digital.
    • Appearances.
    • Experiential and display asset bookings.
    • Merchandise.
  • Develop a strong understanding of assigned partner’s business objectives, brand marketing strategy, target delivery and growth markets, competitors and KPIs.
  • Support weekly/monthly meeting management (agenda setting and note taking) and rights tracking.
  • Support with partner executive engagement and gifting plan, including maintaining all CRM data across day-to-day account members, agencies and partner leadership teams.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with day-to-day stakeholders within the partners organisations.
  • Apply the McLaren brand principles to ensure all activation is executed to high standards and all brand and regulatory guidelines are adhered to.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Red Bull Relations and Events Executive

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Red Bull Relations and Events Executive to join their talented and growing marketing department at their campus in Milton Keynes. This role will be vital in managing their day-to-day relationship with Red Bull GmbH and provide critical support across all Red Bull market administrative requests.

This is a fantastic position to learn from their fantastic Relations and Events team, dealing with factory requests as well as attending Grand Prix races and show runs around the world.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Insights Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £25,000 per year

The Insights Exec will be tasked with making sure that the Insights department gets the right data at the right time and helping to expand the range of reporting support the department currently handles.

This role would suit someone with a passion for research, an interest in the way that the business of sport works, exceptional attention to detail, and who is keen to understand and interpret a wide range of data including social media and TV reach figures to fan survey results.

The successful candidate will support across all insights projects, ranging from end-to-end support for the Partnerships (sponsorships) sales team, using retail data to optimise stocking and gaining insights from fan surveys through to helping to evaluate the Club’s effectiveness on social media.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chicago Bulls

Position: Director of International Sales

Location: GB (Remote)

Salary: None listed

The Chicago Bulls have a truly exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial commercial lead to build a brand new revenue vertical for the Bulls in Europe.

They’re seeking an experienced commercial revenue driver to lead partnership sales and development efforts outside of the United States.

With the new league guidelines and the vast global nature of the Bulls fanbase, they expect international partnerships to be the next major growth area of their business. The person in this role will lead these efforts and be key in the success we hope to attain. They’ve chosen to first focus on Western Europe given the maturity of the sponsorship market, the similarity in business customs and the popularity of the Bulls brand. They’re excited about the potential this brings and believe this is just the beginning.

As the Director of International Sales, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy with senior leaders to monetise the Bulls brand internationally through the selling of integrated Chicago Bulls partnerships. These partnerships may consist of IP rights, digital content, B2B hospitality and other Bulls marketing platforms.

The primary geographic focus of the role will be on the Western European region with a secondary focus on identifying and managing reliable third-party agencies to represent our sales efforts in other key markets around the world.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Crystal Palace

Position: Presentation Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Crystal Palace Football Club are looking for a Presentation Manager for our Academy site based in Beckenham to oversee the day-to-day presentation. We are looking for somebody with excellent communication skills and a flexible, can-do attitude. You will be organised, and have an excellent eye for detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the venue is kept to a high standard of presentation at all times
  • Supervising in house cleaning team
  • Supervising in house gardeners
  • Ensuring the venue is ready for training, matches and events
  • Liaising with any suppliers
  • Performing regular site walk round and reporting any maintenance issues
  • Ensuring all front and back of houses areas are presented to a high standard, are secure and compliant with H&S legislation at all times.
  • Ensuring all visitors to the CPFC Academy have the best possible experience and working with all catering and operations teams to ensure exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
  • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

Apply here.

 

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

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