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: Exeter City Football Club

Position: Head of Digital Marketing and Media

Location: Exeter, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are seeking an experienced, commercially minded, growth orientated Head of Digital Marketing & Media who will play a pivotal role in developing and executing a comprehensive marketing strategy for the Club, whilst also overseeing their media and communications team.

Reporting to the CEO and part of the Club’s leadership team, this is a new position that will focus on devising an integrated digital platform strategy to enhance fan engagement, increase the Club’s visibility to existing and new audiences, and drive revenue through ticket sales, merchandise, sponsorship and partnership activations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Lead Physical Performance Coach

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is actively seeking a full-time Academy Lead Physical Performance Coach to be responsible for leading the sports science division of the academy.

GENERAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Have consistently high standards.
  • Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate.
  • Attend all professional development events.
  • Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process.
  • Monitor the wellbeing of Academy players at all times, liaising with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: City Football Group

Position: Senior Solution Design Manager

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Senior Solution Design Manager will be responsible for design, implementation and delivery of fan facing features across their digital platform and products.

You will bring well proven skills, experience and options into the existing team that can contribute to their collective aim of creating a truly integrated and frictionless fan experience for all.

Working with key suppliers, stakeholders, you will take a hands-on approach to translate technical and functional business needs into pragmatic system solutions ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for both their fans and internal users.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Premier League

Position: Media Access & Content Delivery Executive

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 04.02.2024

The Broadcasting Team at the Premier League are looking for a Media Access and Content Delivery Executive to join the existing Media Access Team. Reporting into the Senior Media Access and Content Delivery Manager, this role should provide a best-in-class service to our Rights Holders and Clubs.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Women’s Content Lead

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 13.02.2024

The Women’s Content Lead plays a key role within the Football Content Team, overseeing output relating to Southampton FC Women across the club’s digital channels and printed publications.

Reporting into the Editorial Manager, the successful candidate will lead on the production of engaging, innovative and original content relating to the Women’s & Girls’ Programme, driving increased awareness and affinity for it. This will include management of social media channels, production of additional content for southamptonfc.com and the club’s mobile app, coverage of home and away matches and assisting in the production of the club’s matchday programme.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Fan Support Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 18.02.2024

As a Fan Support Co-ordinator you’ll be the first line of support to their fans; offering a best in class service through a variety of contact channels. You’ll be part of an experienced and hard-working team, each of whom play an important role in resolving fan queries across a wide range of subjects from ticketing, memberships, stadium access, digital platforms and much more.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Surrey County Cricket Club

Position: Videographer

Location: Surrey, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30,000 per year

A new role to the business, your position will bring new levels of quality to the video output of Surrey CCC across the performance teams as well as the wider business. You will play a lead role to deliver best in class video content across all SCCC digital channels and support the delivery of key communications messages to target audiences.

An understanding of, or experience within the world of cricket is not essential to this role. More important is an understanding of storytelling through video content and the technical skillset to deliver high quality end products.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has become available for an innovative and forward thinking Social Media Manager at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

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

  • Work with the Commercial team to shape social media content and creative execution across partnership activations.
  • Manage the day-to-day activity and priorities of the Club, map out and drive the social media strategy and key narratives, oversee the delivery of initiatives to ensure alignment, co-ordination and collaboration with the management team across the club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham FC

Position: Assistant Club Secretary

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is actively seeking an Assistant Club Secretary who is likely to come from a sports administration or operational background. Reporting to the Club Secretary, you’ll be tasked with providing comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Club Secretary.

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.

 

Organisation: The R&A (IMG)

Position: Content Account Lead

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

IMG is looking for a multi-skilled Content Account Lead who will work with one of their longest-standing clients, The R&A on an initial 12-month fixed-term contract. As part of IMG’s partnership with the R&A they have promised to deliver a best-in-class production solution that is scalable – they are calling this the R&A Content Hub.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading body within the world of golf that engages and supports activities to ensure the sport continues to thrive for all on a global scale.

As IMG’s Content Account Lead for the R&A, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the R&A’s production portfolio, including the management of dedicated teams and associated content outputs. You will need to interact daily with the R&A, linking them with both the live and non-live production teams to deliver both live broadcast and digital content.

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Organisation: Footballco

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract with a potential to be extended.

The company is looking for an experienced social media manager to join their expanding creative department, which has an exciting new opportunity to work across esports for one of their leading clients. you will play a pivotal role in managing the brand’s social media presence, building and nurturing relationships with fans, and fostering a positive and engaging online community.

They will be confident across all key social platforms and oversee the full lifecycle of content, through from ideation to delivery. Over 2 years’ experience in a similar role is desirable. An in-depth understanding of esports, in particular League of Legends is a must and an interest in The League of Legends EMEA Championship, Liga Latinoamérica and Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Partner Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

As a Manager in the Partnerships Delivery Team, you lead the day-to-day management of a Principal Partner to ensure they meet their marketing and partnership objectives. In addition, you will build relationships with internal departments to ensure the effective delivery of the partner campaigns with the involvement of the appropriate internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Jockey Club

Position: Senior Marketing Executive

Location: Sandown Park & Epsom Downs Racecourse, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.01.2024

They have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Marketing Executive to join our team driving revenue of our London courses through ownership, development, and execution of racecourse and raceday marketing plans with a focus on the iconic Betfred Derby Festival.

  • Support the development of racecourse and raceday-specific marketing strategies and plans for admissions and hospitality to optimise ROI.
  • Racedays: To attend racedays as required and provide onsite marketing support and activities.
  • Planning: To develop and execute “local level” Epsom specific marketing plans
  • Digital: To work with the in-house digital team on plans across multiple revenue streams
  • Creative/Brand: To brief, approve and execute various creative requirements.
  • Committee Meetings: To attend (selected) and prepare a presentation for committee meetings throughout the year.
  • CRM: To brief, approve and monitor various campaigns.
  • Website: To ensure that website and app platforms stay fresh and relevant by regularly updating content and customer journeys based on the over-arching strategy and direction
  • Social Media: To produce local-level content as required for use both on local channels and group-wide channels if required & to regularly post pre, on the day and post raceday/event.
  • Entertainment: To plan, execution and on-site management of racecourse entertainment including DJ’s, celebrities, bands etc
  • Community: To create plans to put the community at the heart of all we do by creating local awareness and positive community impact at Epsom Downs Racecourse

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Partnership Strategy and Planning Coordinator

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per year

Working within the Partnership Strategy and Planning team, the Partnership Strategy and Planning Coordinator will play an integral role in supporting partnership sales activities through Go To Market strategy and Asset & Inventory management.

Key deliverables:

  • Prospect & contact research for Go To Market and Sales Outreach campaigns
  • Coordinate asset & inventory tracking across the Formula E Championship

What you will be doing:

  • Support Partnership Strategy and Planning Managers to deliver the Go To Market strategy, completing research and analysis activities underpinning Sales planning
  • Build a detailed knowledge of sponsorship opportunities across categories as defined by Strategy & Planning team which will form the basis of GTM activity
  • Create Sales briefing collateral to communicate GTM opportunities and provide detailed analysis as needed to inform Sales activity. This is likely to take the form of creating category research packs as well as overarching analysis on our pipeline, identifying opportunities and threats
  • Perform ad-hoc pieces of insight and analysis on the market as directed by Sales teams and emerging opportunities for Formula E
  • Use CRM to oversee contact management and outreach activity
  • Assist with other Strategy and Planning functions as required, including CRM, reporting and category analysis
  • Oversee overall tracking of all key flagship Formula E assets, liaising across multiple departments to get the best value out of our championship for partners, teams and prospects
  • Engage key stakeholders across Formula E regularly to share updates and progress on key activities, and collaborating to hit deliverable targets and deadlines for the business
  • Support training of interns / apprentices within the Strategy & Planning team.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Strategy Manager

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

An opportunity has become available for an inquisitive Strategy Manager at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club. As the Strategy Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Support business leaders in developing strategic roadmaps.
  • Develop key insights that further departments thinking to support them to deliver their strategic or operating goals.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Video Producer

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 08.02.2024

The successful candidate will form an important part of the content team and be heavily involved in ideation and execution of video content across West Ham’s digital channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, develop, and execute innovative content ideas that resonate with the club’s diverse fanbase, ranging from match highlights, interviews, mini-documentaries, behind-the-scenes footage, and other engaging content.
  • Support our PR and Communication departments with creative, emotive and heart-warming content pieces.
  • Work closely with social media team to help devise and execute vertical content across platforms such as TikTok and IG Reels.
  • Research and feedback to wider team on new content ideas, techniques and trends from around the Sports business.
  • Support marketing and retail campaigns with high quality video content.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, including players, coaching staff, and operations team, to ensure highest standards for planning and communication are always met.
  • Assist wider video team with internal projects when required.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Alpine F1

Position: Hospitality Manager

Location: Enstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Alpine F1 Team have an opportunity to join the team as a Hospitality Manager where you will be responsible for orchestrating and executing high-end hospitality programs that offer unparalleled experiences to our guests during F1 events. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that our hospitality offerings align with our brand’s standards of excellence and sophistication.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Senior Specialist, Social Media

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Senior Specialist – Social Media works in the social team as part of the creative content team to deliver the day-to-day content across the club’s social platforms. This includes content creation and publication of organic, branded, sponsored, marketing and comms content. The focus is on overall growth of all of LFC’s social channels, maintaining and growing engagement levels and maximising on conversion metrics where applicable, e.g. driving traffic to owned and operated platforms.

About The Role

  • Responsible for daily publication of content on the club’s social media platforms
  • Responsible daily for conception, production, and delivery of social first content
  • Work with wider team to shape how the club presents itself to fans worldwide across social media through the introduction of creative new ideas and concepts and formats, with a strong focus on video and graphics.
  • Work in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders including the Content, Graphics, Commercial and Marketing teams on the creation and delivery of branded content and paid campaigns.
  • Work as part of the wider team to help ideate, conceive and execute innovative and dynamic ideas
  • Play a part in ensuring that the Club is at the forefront of social media innovation and best practice, maintaining a sharp eye on our competitor set and other influential content creators/social media accounts
  • Provide matchday social media coverage at Anfield and at away matches across all competitions Premier League, European competitions, WSL and Academy.
  • Be aware of and use research/analysis and measurement and use social analytics in collaboration with other departments

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Senior Executive, Digital Marketing Operations

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the Liverpool FC team as a Senior Executive, Digital Marketing Operations. Working within the Digital team and closely with teams across the club, in this role you will be responsible for the delivery of the Club’s digital analytics implementation

The key accountabilities of this role are:

  • Support the implementation of digital analytics solutions on the Google platform, including Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics (Universal Analytics/ Google Analytics 4) & Google Big Query. Work with LFC’s digital agencies to deliver custom tagging solutions using JavaScript within Google Tag Manager for tracking user behaviour and send the data to Google Analytics for building further analytics reports.
  • Responsible for LFC’s tagging environment within Google Tag Manager, working alongside the manager to review and manage tagging standards ensuring robust and consistent data is captured for analysis. Oversee the governance of website pixels.
  • Administer Google Analytics (GA4) configurations, testing and validating analytical implementations. Maintain Universal Analytics implementation to support existing reporting infrastructure. Support deployment of Google Consent Mode compliant tags.
  • Deliver robust marketing tagging and tracking across LFC’s digital marketing campaigns via web, search, social media, email, etc.
  • Deliver digital marketing campaigns via email, SMS and push platforms ensuring that this meets the needs of the Club’s marketing calendar. Work with the wider Digital Marketing team to provide appropriate data selections for campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with key stakeholders throughout the Club’s commercial business.
  • Support the Marketing Operations team with data connection gateways.

Apply here.

 

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

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