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: MatchFit

Position: Account Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Starting from £37,000 DOE

Closing date: CVs to be reviewed w/c 26.02 (Get your applications in today!)

They are looking for an Account Manager to join their fast-growing and vibrant sports PR agency. The dream candidate will be a positive and collaborative team player, with outstanding communication skills, stellar media contacts and a drive to shape and deliver high quality work.

The Account Manager will play a hugely important role at the heart of several of their world-class clients, reporting into an Account Director and their Head of Clients. You will also be responsible for line-managing an Account Executive as you develop your future leadership credentials.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: MatchFit

Position: Account Executive

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Starting from £26,000 DOE

Closing date: CVs to be reviewed w/c 26.02 (Get your applications in today!)

The Account Executive will play a hugely important role at the heart of several of our world-class clients, reporting to an Account Manager. You will have already taken the first step in your PR career, having gained valuable experience at an entry level. You will also be responsible for line-managing an Intern as you develop your future management credentials.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Ten Toes Media

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: Live until the right candidate is found

Ten Toes is recruiting for a Social Media Executive to support the agency’s clients in building deeper relationships with their fans and stakeholders. The successful applicant will be part of a team of social media experts who work with sports organisations, brands and talent, providing executional support through the planning, development, reporting and implementation of best-in-class digital content.

For this role, they are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the current social media landscape, with experience in creating, ideating and reporting on content across all platforms. Ideally the candidate would have some experience working with – or for – brands or organisations within the world of sport.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

Position: Head of Commercial Partnerships

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 04.03.2024 – 5pm

 As the Head of Commercial Partnerships, you will be responsible for managing for all sponsorship revenues and licensing across the portfolio of the England Wales Cricket Board whilst developing strong working relationships with commercial partners, suppliers and venues.

The role will support the Commercial Partnerships Director in identifying and securing revenue whilst positively contributing to broader organizational objectives and challenges through industry leading partnership activation.

As the leader of the Partnerships and Licensing delivery team spanning England Cricket, The Hundred and the grassroots game, the successful candidate will ensure best in class management of our commercial partnership portfolio whilst setting standards for a highly effective working culture.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Head of Operations – Stadium

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £50,000-£60,000 DOE

Closing date: 15.03.2024

The role is operationally responsible to ensure that the Stadium facilities and operational resource meets the demands of a Matchday, non-matchday and Conference & Events schedule.

This role will be responsible for the management, planning and resourcing of the stadium Operations team working in partnership with other departments (functional areas) and other key stakeholders.

This role involves working to a stadium schedule which may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends as events may demand.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: PFA Scotland

Position: Digital Content Creator

Location: Glasgow, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £28,000-£32,000 DOE

Closing date: 06.03.2024

The role is operationally responsible to ensure that the Stadium facilities and operational resource meets the demands of a Matchday, non-matchday and Conference & Events schedule.

This role will be responsible for the management, planning and resourcing of the stadium Operations team working in partnership with other departments (functional areas) and other key stakeholders.

This role involves working to a stadium schedule which may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends as events may demand.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

The ideal candidate will have experience of setting and delivering social media strategies and tactics. You will also need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings and weekends.

As the Social Media Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Manage the day-to-day activity and priorities of the team, ensuring a consistently high level of execution that aligns with the Club’s objectives.
  • Expand the Club’s brand and message through our
  • social channels, following a defined framework.
  • Map out and drive the social media strategy and key narratives. Work closely with other leaders across the business to ensure cross-departmental objectives are built into the social media strategy.
  • Work with the Commercial team to shape social media content and creative execution across partnership activations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Venue Coordinator (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

They are looking for a Venue Coordinator to be responsible for ensuring that Match Venues are presented in accordance with the RWC 2025 requirements and will assist on the successful operational delivery of all match day and non-match day activities at the venue. The Venue Coordinator will be responsible for the event planning for match venues, preparation for operational readiness and the on-site implementation, in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Media Operations Manager (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

The Media Operations Manager will report directly to the Head of Venue & Tournament Operations and oversee the full Media Operations programme for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2025. This role will be responsible for designing, sourcing and delivering high-standard services to media covering the tournament, working in close collaboration with other functional areas including Accreditation, Broadcast Operations, Venue Operations and Communications to maximise the tournament’s reach and impact.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Host City Coordinator (Women’s RWC England 2025 LOC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 15.03.2024

They are looking for a Host City Coordinator to be responsible for ensuring that Host Cities are fully maximising their association to RWC 2025 and will assist in the successful operational delivery of all match day and non-match day activities within the Host City. They will work Host City representatives on a day-to-day basis, and the main focus will be ensuring integrated planning of all RWC 2025 activities within the Host Cities, working with Host Cities to develop operational plans and ensuring operational readiness & implementation with all relevant stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Umbro

Position: Social Media Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid – 2 days in the office)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.02.2024

They are looking to add a dynamic Social Media Executive to join their Global Marketing team in Manchester. If you live and breathe Umbro, have a genuine love for social media, football, youth culture, and brands in general then this role could be your perfect match!

This role involves the creation of social content ideas that are aligned with their brand position, seasonal calendars, target audience and drive growth as well as engagement for our global platforms. Regular analysis of their social media is important to their strategy, so monitoring their performance is a key aspect of this position.

In addition to the above, you will also assist the Global Marketing team in other areas related to social media and campaign creation.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: eCommerce Manager

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 29.02.2024

They’re looking for an eCommerce Manager to join their newly formed eCommerce team where you will drive the online growth. Your focus will be on site optimisation, maximising conversion rates, sales, profitability and managing the day-to-day activities of the Newcastle United’s online store.

You will manage product launches, key campaigns, promotional plans and managing limited edition produce launches.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Callaway Golf

Position: Performance Marketing Executive

Location: Chessington, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The primary focus for this role involves product feed management. Additionally, the role will support secondary functions such as SEO, affiliate marketing, and contribute to performance marketing efforts on platforms like Google and Meta.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: UFC

Position: Global Partnerships Coordinator, International

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Global Partnership Coordinator, International supports the Global Partnerships sales team by continuously developing and refining internal partnership sales processes and workflow. This position will also assist the broader sales team through their researching and prospecting of new sponsorship brands and opportunities around the world.

As a Global Partnerships Coordinator, you will need to provide exceptional support and service to each of the key sales team and assist with sponsorship proposals and continuous workflow and communication from international resources to key personal on the ground in London. This position will also be responsible for the coordination and execution of creative ideation sessions with various team members and ensure the quality and creativity of global proposals are up to standard. This role will be an integral part of ongoing global sales discussions and conversion of prospects into commercial opportunities for the UFC.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: F1

Position: Team Coordinator, Race Promotion

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Team Coordinator will be assisting the Race Promotion team, work closely with the PA to Director and be across any race or admin task required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support with the logistics and planning of bi-annual promoter workshop / summit to ensure smooth delivery for all commercial partners and other promoter events as, and when needed.
  • Supporting PA to Director on managing various RP team contractor invoicing and expenses, such as Track TV.
  • Foster a working relationship with finance to ensure invoicing is up to date.
  • Working with finance and partnerships team on processing ticketing purchases made from promoters.
  • Regular review of F1.com ticket site to check ticket inventory for each race – updating team on any unavailable ticket categories at pre-determined dates (3 months, 2 months out etc).
  • Scheduling meetings for promoters visiting other events; liaising with internal F1 departments on agendas and schedules ahead of race weekends, and key milestone dates.
  • Supporting PA to Director on Managing internal records of Promoter contacts to ensure most up to date information is saved.
  • Oversee the RP Updates email account to ensure Promoters receive all important comms and announcements.
  • Support team with gathering important Promoter data updates to share with the wider business, such as ticket reports.
  • Support team to collate updates and feedback from wider business to feed into post-event documents and feedback sessions with Promoters.
  • Distribution of media kit covers and letterheads four weeks prior to each race.
  • Take an active role in supporting team in asset approvals process with brand approvals and marketing/creative team.
  • Supporting Head of Race & Market Development on managing Promoter Portal content.
  • Supporting PA to Director on managing accreditation requests.
  • Manage and distribute RP travel tickets (from central travel team) ahead of race travel.
  • Expense claim management for all levels of relationship managers

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Personal Assistant (Commercial & Shared Services)

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with their Commercial and Shared Services Senior Leaders. You will be responsible for ensuring they are well informed, organised and supported where needed.

Every day will be different; tasks will include diary management, taking minutes for Board meetings, assisting with internal and external meeting setup, organising training sessions and events, and arranging travel and accommodation (both in the UK and internationally) as requested.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Alpine F1

Position: Senior Fan Engagement Manager

Location: Enstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

You will play a key role in managing the strategic planning and execution of global fan engagement initiatives for ALPINE, aimed at deepening fan connections, expanding the fan base, and driving revenue growth through innovative digital and physical experiences and campaigns.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Strategically design and implement comprehensive fan engagement campaigns across multiple digital channels to enhance the ALPINE brand, ensuring alignment with broader marketing and business objectives.
  • Oversee the development and management of digital fan engagement products, focusing on delivering a premium, seamless, and immersive fan experience.
  • Lead collaborations with marketing, communications, and partnerships teams to ensure fan engagement strategies are integrated and consistent with overall organisational goals.
  • Provide in-depth analysis and reporting on fan engagement metrics, drawing actionable insights for continuous improvement and strategic decision-making.
  • Spearhead advanced database management strategies, utilising sophisticated CRM processes for enhanced fan segmentation, targeting, and personalisation.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key external stakeholders, including sponsors, broadcasters, race promoters, and teams, to expand fan engagement opportunities.
  • Initiate and nurture partnerships with F1 and other relevant entities to create synergies and drive collective audience growth.
  • Stay at the forefront of fan engagement trends and technologies, integrating cutting-edge practices and tools into the fan experience strategy.
  • Proactively identify, evaluate, and capitalise on new channels and technologies for fan engagement, including innovative digital and interactive platforms.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Chelsea Women FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a leading digital content strategist to help shape and implement an ambitious new strategy for growth and engagement across their Chelsea women channels, helping grow visibility and commercial revenue.

This role will report into and work very closely with the Head of Social Media and Content to deliver and roll out this strategy on the women’s side of the game.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Professional Fighters League

Position: International Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £50,000 – £65,000 per year

Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, International the International Marketing Manager will be responsible for building and executing the PFL brand marketing strategy internationally, driving audience growth and awareness, positioning of the brand in international markets and owning the narrative and content strategy to grow the organisation, athletes and ultimately drive commercial revenue growth.

The International Marketing Manager will have a key focus on servicing the PFL’s 25+ international partnerships which includes the worlds leading international media companies such as DAZN, ITV, RTL Group, Network Nine and ESPN. Additionally, the role will includes responsibility to service and PFL’s international commercial partners such as BOSE, Proper12, LADBible, 888 Poker, DAZN Bet and Talk-Sport. The role will also include support of other international initiatives on an ad hoc basis including major international LIVE events.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The R&A (IMG)

Position: Creative Motion & Graphic Designer

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

IMG is looking for a multiskilled Creative Motion & Graphic Designer to work with one of their longest-standing clients, The R&A. The role would be working directly on two of the most prestigious championships in golf, The Open and AIG Women’s Open, as part of an expanding content team with a growing remit.

They are looking for a passionate & talented Creative Motion & Graphic Designer, ideally with an interest in golf and the wider sporting landscape – across both men & women’s sport. Your work will be published across The Open and AIG Women’s Open owned and operated digital channels, from social media through to website and email communications.

The candidate should be an expert in creative content and graphic design, whilst being able to transfer those skills into exciting motion graphical content. They will need a proactive mindset, not just delivering against briefs, but providing creative ideation and inspiration across the R&A’s content & marketing portfolio.

Apply here.

 

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

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