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: Chelsea FC

Position: Brand Experience Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The purpose of this role is to drive the fan experience at Chelsea FC, to be accountable for the planning and delivery of the matchday experience across both Stamford Bridge and Kingsmeadow. Creating a world class experience for our match attending fans and our global fan base.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Men’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a driven Partnership Executive to join their vibrant Commercial Team!

The Impact You’ll Make:

  • Play a pivotal role in securing and activating partnerships that propel their Men’s Team towards success.
  • Cultivate relationships with key partners, crafting bespoke proposals & maximising brand exposure.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop innovative sponsorship activations and community engagement initiatives.
  • Be a champion for Birmingham City, fostering a thriving commercial network and strengthening our connection with the local community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Birmingham City FC

Position: Partnership Sales Executive – Women’s

Location: Birmingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Birmingham City Football Club is searching for a dedicated Partnership Executive to join their team at St Andrew’s Stadium.

The impact you’ll make:

  • Fuel the growth of Birmingham City Women’s Football: Grow partnerships and sponsorships to secure vital funding for the team.
  • Forge strong relationships: Be the bridge between the club and key partners, ensuring everyone thrives.
  • Activate winning partnerships: Develop creative campaigns that bring sponsorships to life and maximise brand exposure.
  • Champion the women’s game: Collaborate with stakeholders to build excitement around women’s football in the community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: Senior Commercial Brand Marketing Manager

Location: Newcastle, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They’re looking for an experienced Senior Commercial Brand Marketing Manager to lead in the delivery of best-in-class partnership activations across the Club. This role will work closely with their Partnerships team to identify, prioritise, and pursue partnership opportunities that align with the club’s brand strategy, values and objectives and drive revenue, but deliver best-in-class activations for current partners.

Supporting the Partnerships team, this role will develop and maintain strong relationships with existing partners to understand their brand and partnership objectives, acting as the primary point of contact within the Marketing team for the end-to-end delivery of partnership activation across the Club.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Aston Martin F1

Position: Commercial Insights Executive

Location: Silverstone, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Primary Responsibilities

  • To build and develop a pipeline of prospective partner leads.
  • To create rights packages and prepare presentations.
  • To plan, develop and manage creative and dynamic solutions for prospective partners.
  • To support both the Commercial Intelligence and Strategy Manager and the Partnership Development Strategy Manger to develop the Team’s research and data analytics toolset.
  • To support creating appropriate analysis and business case arguments to support the sales process.
  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain current and thorough working knowledge of sport sponsorship research and insights and relevant market information and comparisons.
  • To collaborate with internal functions to report on key partnership metrics and create data-led partnership case studies.
  • To represent the Team’s interests credibly and capably with internal and external stakeholders.
  • To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally always within the company’s reporting structure.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: World Rugby

Position: Production Executive (12 month FTC)

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The Production Executive performs a crucial role in the successful operation of World Rugby Studios (WRS).

World Rugby Studios produces original and branded content for their owned and operated digital channels including their RugbyPass TV streaming service. Live and non-live content is produced year around, both at and outside of Tournaments.

They are seeking an experienced Production Executive for maternity cover, for a minimum of 12-months. Your main responsibilities will include managing an in-house production team supplemented by freelancers. You will have overall responsibility for the budgeting, management and delivery of a broad slate of original digital content, as well as other production projects within the business.

To fulfil this role, you will need a wide ranging portfolio of work demonstrating a broad experience in both live and non-live production, on digital and social media channels in particular. Working with the Programming team, you will help ensure a smooth-running production team, efficient processes, successful client relationships and within budget. The ability to lead, prioritise, problem solve and multitask is essential.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Kit Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their Liverpool FC Women team as a Kit & Equipment Manager. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring an exceptional kit and equipment service to the LFC Women 1st team.
What will you be doing?

  • Lead the LFCW kit department to ensure there are effective processes and practice’s that can service the team to the best possible standard.
  • Liaise with the LFCW management, coaching staff and administrators on all matters concerning kit and equipment.
  • Develop and maintain an electronic monitoring and logging system for kit and equipment that provides live data of stock levels and planned distribution.
  • Ensuring the effective logistical planning for all required kit and equipment, attending home/away games as required in liaison with the Management and Coaching Staff.
  • Organise and co-ordinate all kit and equipment for away travel and the loading of club transport ready for departure.
  • Ensure all kit is fully laundered (washed and dried) correctly and packed away within the required timelines.
  • Order, securely store and distribute all kit and equipment as directed by Operations Manager.
  • Maintain the quality and cleanliness of all kit and equipment assigned to LFCW.
  • Mark and maintain all kit with the relevant initials/numbers, as directed by the Operations Manager.
  • Maintain accurate records of all kit logs and report discrepancies to the Operations Manager.
  • Compliance with all Club policies, including safeguarding, health and safety, equality & diversity.
  • Promote the Club’s values and always maintain professional conduct.
  • Adhere to protocol and respect confidentiality in all matters.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Visual Merchandising Manager

Location: Liverpool, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as Manager, Visual Merchandising.

This Visual Merchandising Manager role will create and execute the departments visual merchandising and point of sale strategy. Taking a hands-on approach as well as utilising digital communications and products – the role will work towards global consistency and elevated VM standards within our global store footprint. Being a specialist in the space the individual will also train store associates on presentation standards to a flagship level to ensure a strong VM culture is nurtured in all locations.

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Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Fan Experience Team Leader

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Fan Experience Team Leader will assist the Tottenham Experience store management team to deliver sales and profit through excellent operational, sales focus and excellent customer service on a day-to-day basis in Retail for the Tottenham Experience, with a focus on creating a high-quality experience for all visitors. This role is key to ensuring exceptional customer service, through setting a team culture which leaves fans and all visitors with a positive lasting impression, maximises sales opportunities, and works closely with other Club attractions and partners.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Red Bull Racing

Position: Partnership Manager

Location: Milton Keynes, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 03.05.2024

As a Partner Manager in the Apparel Division, your responsibilities include developing and overseeing strategic partnerships with apparel brands. You’ll ensure that these partnerships align with the team’s brand image and objectives.

This role requires knowledge of both the motorsport industry and the apparel market, as well as strong relationship-building skills. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for maintaining successful commercial relationships and providing top-notch support for partnership activation.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Brentford FC

Position: Set Piece Coach (First Team)

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 06.05.2024

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation and review of our offensive set piece strategy, including corners kicks, free kicks and throw ins from all areas of the pitch.

Main Accountabilities

  • Take ownership for maintaining and improving the Brentford FC Set Piece Play Book.
  • Be responsible for embedding the set piece principles based on the Play Book into the first team squad, via on the grass coaching, team and group analysis sessions, and one-to-one analysis and coaching with individual players.
  • Analyse upcoming first team opponents and design strategies to maximise our set piece output against those opponents, aligned to our set piece principles.
  • Working with the head coach, design the training week to ensure that sufficient coaching time goes into working with the players on the grass to finalise the set piece strategy for the next opponent.
  • Ensure that all set piece coaching is high energy, engaging, detailed and clear for the players.
  • Take a lead role on match days to provide clear information to the players before and during the game, and analyse our opponents defensive set piece set-up to ensure real-time adjustments are made to our strategy in order to maximise our opportunities and make use of our key strengths.
  • Review our set piece performance after every game and feedback to staff and players about our strengths and weaknesses.
  • Advise the recruitment team about requirements for new players aligned to the set piece strategy, and spend time watching and reporting on potential future signings.
  • Keep abreast of other team’s set piece strategies and use this to take inspiration for developing and improving the Set Piece Play Book.
  • Work with our analysts and data department to continually review and improve the metrics by which we measure our set piece strengths and weaknesses.
  • As requested by the Director of Football, provide analysis and key metrics regarding set pieces for use in board meetings, strategy meetings, or any other relevant meeting or report.
  • Adopt a positive and progressive attitude to set pieces around the training ground and take a lead role to ensure that all players and staff understand the importance of set pieces for the Club.
  • Ensure any contact and interaction with players complies with the Club’s Safeguarding Policy and that any concerns are shared with the Safeguarding Team through appropriate channels.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: AFC Bournemouth

Position: Digital Product Executive

Location: Bournemouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 30.04.2024

Support the Marketing Manager in the management and execution of the roadmap for the digital evolution and related projects for AFC Bournemouth, encompassing both the website and new club app. Responsibilities will entail instigating transformation and refining the club’s web and app interface through analysis, experimentation, and evolution techniques.

This pivotal role will help to put fans at the centre of our digital products, helping to grow, reach and engage new fans of all teams across AFC Bournemouth.

You will work closely with the wider marketing and media team, as well as commercial, ticketing, hospitality and the Community Sports Trust. Communication skills and experience in working closely with other business units will be key as the club looks to transform its digital offering. 

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Nottingham Forest

Position: Partnerships Sales Manager

Location: Nottingham, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 03.05.2024

As part of the role, you’ll be a driving force in helping the Club exceed its objectives around generating new partnership sales. You’ll report directly to the Head of Partnerships and be responsible for helping develop our partnership portfolio, as well as an exciting pipeline of commercial partners for the future.

Working on site at the world famous City Ground, you’ll be part of a growing Partnerships team and there will be lots of opportunities for you to make a significant impact on our commercial success.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Commercial Sales Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per year

The Sales Manager – Corporate Hospitality & Partnerships will play a vital role in driving Middlesex Cricket Club’s revenue through innovative hospitality packages and strategic corporate partnerships. This role is focused on harnessing the excitement of cricket to offer unique experiences for corporate clients, ensuring they are closely aligned with the club’s events and hospitality offerings. The ideal candidate will have a strong sales background, a passion for cricket, and the ability to build lasting relationships with clients and partners.

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Organisation: Middlesex Cricket

Position: Head of Growth

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

To increase commercial income from existing sources

  • New Business:
  • Hospitality sales – maximising traditional hospitality products across International and Domestic fixtures
  • Sponsorship acquisition
  • Commercial Partnerships and Sales
  • Define and implement Growth and Commercial Strategy
  • Non-Match Day Sales (Conference & Events)
  • Match Day Sales (Hospitality)
  • Membership:
  • Implement and deliver membership model that maximises revenues. Bringing in new and diverse audiences, with a focus on membership acquisition
  • Oversee the direction of the Club’s existing premium members club
  • New partner acquisition
  • Sales pipeline
  • Implement CRM system to monitor leads
  • Evaluate market – outreach through to closure
  • Working with the team to develop commercial proposals
  • International experience

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Burnley FC

Position: Chief Marketing Officer

Location: Burnley, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

An exciting opportunity has become available for a proactive and positive Chief Marketing Officer at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

As the Chief Marketing Officer at Burnley FC, your primary responsibilities are to lead all aspects of the marketing operations of the Club, including content & production, social media, campaigns, communications, data analysis, and set and maintain marketing strategy and strategy roadmap for the Club. Together with the Creative Director and other senior leadership, your role is pivotal in communicating brand and aligning all brand communications with commercial growth. You will oversee growing audiences and the long-term value of the audience all over the world.

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Organisation: UFC

Position: Social Media Coordinator

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day execution of social media activities across all UFC accounts in EMEA, creating timely, accurate, and relevant content for fight fans before, during, and after UFC events. This position manages the posting process, from concept to approval and manages the execution.

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Organisation: Southampton FC

Position: Saints Foundation Content & Marketing Officer

Location: Southampton, GB (On-site)

Salary: Up to £24,000 per year

They are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and dynamic individual to join the Marketing, Communications, Fundraising and Partnerships team. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the lead on the Saints Foundations design/branding management process in order to support the department, ensuring all work produced is within brand guidelines and produced to a high standard.

What will you be doing?

You will assist the Communications & Marketing Manager on day-to-day social media content creation, ensuring that communications are succinct, emotive and purposeful. They are looking for someone who can champion the Charity’s cause and tell their success stories through the use of their social media channels.

Work closely with charitable project coordinators in order to support individual project objectives such as driving engagement and attendance, raising awareness and providing quality participant resources. You will be involved with filming and photography shoot logistics including booking spaces, liaising with participants and purchasing of branding.

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Organisation: Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

Position: Head of Growth

Location: Norwich, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30k- £35k + Incentive

Closing date: 03.05.2024

An essential part of our Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Growth is responsible for managing our funding and partnership team, driving revenue growth, and expanding our network of supporters and collaborators.

Objectives

  • To create and support opportunities to enable the growth of the Foundation through strategic planning and partnership development
  • To oversee and manage the Partnerships and Funding teams within the Growth department
  • To achieve the financial targets and outcomes within the Growth department, whilst contributing to the overall strategic direction and decision making of the charity.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: 90min

Position: Women’s Football Editor

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a talented and connected Women’s Football Editor to join our global 90min content team in London. This role is a full-time four-month contract that will hopefully transition to permanent.

You will cover the biggest stories in women’s football (WSL, UWCL, NWSL and international), be required to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities.

Candidates must understand what readers of women’s football content want and how to reach them. Audience development skills and experience will be essential in this role.

Apply here.

 

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

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