Sport Jobs Round-up | 30-10-23

Jack Glennon
Oct 30, 2023

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.

You’ll notice a lot of the jobs in this edition are the same as last week, most are still open for applications so make sure you get yours sent in ASAP!

 

Organisation: Bradford City AFC

Position: Head of Marketing & CRM

Location: Bradford, GB (On-site)

Salary: £30,000 – £34,000 per annum

Closing date: 03.11.2023

Leading the club’s marketing operation, working closely with the club’s commercial and media departments and overseeing customer relationship management. The successful candidate will take lead on all club campaigns and be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the Bradford City brand.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Bradford City AFC

Position: Head of Ticketing & Supporter Services

Location: Bradford, GB (On-site)

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum

Closing date: 03.11.2023

Overseeing, being accountable for and playing a pivotal role in developing ticketing operations, driving insights from supporter data, and enhancing the supporter experience by assisting CRM operations.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Bradford City AFC

Position: Graphic Design Executive (Part time)

Location: Bradford, GB (On-site)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing date: 03.11.2023

Through a creative and innovative approach, maintaining the Bradford City brand while assisting the club’s marketing operation with the creation of graphic content, while collaborating with the commercial and media departments.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Stockport County FC

Position: Events Marketing Executive

Location: Stockport, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 31.10.2023

They are looking for a results-driven and enthusiastic individual to spearhead the sales and marketing efforts for matchday hospitality and the recently revamped Edgeley Park events space at Stockport County Football Club. The individual in this position will play a pivotal role in propelling revenue growth by actively contributing to the success and profitability of our matchday hospitality and events calendar.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: West Ham United

Position: Marketing Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 14.11.2023

They are looking for a highly creative and organised Marketing Manager to join their team to develop and implement marketing plans and campaigns. The role will report into the Marketing Lead with a focus on the marketing of ticketing and membership products at the club.

The role will have a strong focus on developing both domestic and international markets for fan and revenue growth. They are looking for a candidate who has a passion for the sports industry, as well as relevant experience managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Plymouth Argyle FC

Position: Head of Commercial

Location: Plymouth, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The club is now looking to hire a Head of Commercial Operations to develop and manage the club’s commercial strategy and continue to drive commercial growth across partnerships, sponsorships and advertising and an ever evolving product portfolio.

Purpose of the Role:

The post holder is responsible for developing, leading, and managing the club’s commercial strategy. This will entail maintaining and building on existing partnerships and identifying and creating new revenue streams for the business.

The role will include developing a broad, and ever-evolving, product portfolio incorporating partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising on both a multi-season, seasonal and ad-hoc basis. The post holder will also be accountable for delivering sustained growth in existing and emerging sectors and will be expected to support the business mission through a focus on profit and effective cost management.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Formula E

Position: Sporting Communications Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 per annum

The Sporting Communications Manager is a high-profile role at the forefront of Formula E’s publicity of our races, drivers, teams, partners and host cities.

Essentially, the role aligns media relations with race operations. It is a pivotal position requiring close collaboration with multiple stakeholders and day-to-day working relationships with the FIA; race team PRs plus drivers and Team Principals; event delivery personnel including promoters and partners; sporting and race personnel; and working media including journalists, photographers, camera crews and content creators.

Ultimately, the purpose of the role is to enable working media to access the Championship positively and professionally by creating the best possible conditions, and producing user-friendly content, to deliver favourable media coverage of Formula E.

The candidate must be a team-oriented, collaborative, problem-solver who can work under pressure and scrutiny in a live sporting environment while maintaining supreme professional composure but with a driven, can-do attitude.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Tottenham Hotspur

Position: Head of Supporter Engagement

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

The Club is seeking a Head of Fan Engagement to help deliver an industry leading approach to supporter engagement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver supporter engagement strategies for supporters of the men’s and women’s teams.
  • Ensure the Club meets and exceeds the compliance requirements of the Premier League’s new Fan Engagement Standard.
  • Oversee the Club’s administration of the Fan Advisory Board, providing a diverse and representative forum that is the primary means for the Club to engage with supporters on strategic issues.
  • Lead on supporter group stakeholder management with Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust, Proud Lilywhites, SpursAbility, SpursREACH, THFC Flags, Tottenham Women Supporters’ Club.
  • Lead on internal stakeholder management for supporter engagement with colleagues from Catering, Communications, Marketing, PR, Safety, Supporter Experience and Ticketing.
  • Lead on external stakeholder management for supporter engagement with the Football Supporters’ Association, Kick It Out, Premier League and UEFA.
  • Drive the Club’s equality, diversity, and inclusion work as a Staff Equality Lead, with particular focus on the Premier League Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Standard.
  • Create and deliver fan campaigns to ensure the best matchday atmosphere in the Premier League.
  • Lead on fan education and behavioral initiatives in partnership with relevant stakeholders and oversee the Club’s Sanctions and Banning policy.
  • Perform the mandatory role of the Supporter Liaison Officer.
  • Manage the Supporter Liaison Executive in the delivery of match focused workstreams and work with them to ensure a team member is a point of liaison at every home and away match.
  • Lead on communications around fan activations and campaigns delivered by the Club.
  • Deliver Club support for key fan events throughout the year including, where relevant, attendance from players, Ambassadors and Board members.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Taylormade Golf

Position: Regional Marketing Executive (12 month FTC)

Location: Basingstoke, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They are looking for a marketeer (and ideally a golfer) to join the Trade Marketing team for a period of 12 months from October 2023.  Reporting into the Trade Marketing Manager for Continental Europe, the focus of the role will be to ensure the flawless execution of go to market plans and strategic marketing activities with the trade across the UK and Ireland.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: British Triathlon

Position: Head of Marketing

Location: Loughborough, GB (On-site)

Salary: £45,000/yr – £48,000/yr

They have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Head of Marketing to join our creative and collaborative Marketing & Communications team in the exciting period leading up to the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics, and beyond.

As Head of Marketing, you’ll work closely with the Executive Team, Triathlon Home Nations, and Department Heads to develop and drive their digital marketing strategy to new heights. From lead generation and performance marketing to customer acquisition campaigns, you’ll have a direct impact on their success by continually improving the digital customer experience.

You will:

·      Lead cross functional internal and external teams to create and deliver best in class brand assets, content, and campaigns.

·      Be responsible for paid marketing strategy ideation and implementation – linking to both acquisition and retention.

·      Produce creative content to engage audiences and widen our reach.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Newcastle United

Position: Global Licensing Manager

Location: Newcastle, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Joining a busy and friendly team, you will be an experienced licensing professional with proven experience developing and executing a licensing strategy, preferably within the sports or entertainment industry.

You will lead Newcastle United’s Licensing function and you will develop and execute a execute a comprehensive licensing strategy that aims to enhance the reach and appeal of the Newcastle brand by providing a quality range of licensed products across a range of categories globally. This will include identifying new licensing opportunities and negotiating and securing licensing agreements.

A strong track record of securing and managing licensing agreements is essential as well as having strong knowledge of licensing principles, contract negotiation and intellectual property.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Motion Graphic Designer (FTC to 28th June 2024)

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 03.11.2023

They are looking for a motion graphics designer to work within the content team to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media. They will be responsible for day-to-day output across their social channels and to help support producers and fellow designers on larger projects. They will also have a responsibility for creating graphics for our product/marketing team.

As a motion graphics designer, you will primarily be responsible for creating graphics using Adobe After Effects alongside Illustrator and Photoshop. (cinema 4d a plus)

This is a role for a creative individual willing to collaborate within a team environment. They will be an integral part of every stage in the creative process, from concept to output.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Graphic Designer (FTC to 28th June 2024)

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 03.11.2023

They are looking for a graphics designer to work within the content team and to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media. They will be responsible for day to day output across their social channels and to help support the content team with wider brands and overlays.

As a content graphics designer, they will primarily be responsible for creating graphics using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

This is a role for a creative individual willing to collaborate within a team environment. They will be an integral part of every stage in the creative process, from concept to output.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Liverpool FC

Position: Digital Designer

Location: Liverpool, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Closing date: 12.11.2023

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Digital Designer to join an ambitious and talented creative team that wants to push its output to the next level. You’ll be helping to create fan-centric campaigns and media content capturing the imagination of LFC users and stakeholders around the world.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for all areas of digital design – emails, online banners, social, gif animation and other relevant digital or display media.
  • Collaborate on briefs, creating and building striking digital campaigns and associated asset-sets.
  • Work across all main digital channels and platforms – mobile, online, social.
  • Design and execution of effective and results-driven email campaigns.
  • Adapt campaign creative through the deployment of automated martech tools for acquisition programmes, user journeys, personalisation, etc
  • Create evergreen and attention-grabbing assets running across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for both organic content and paid media.
  • Originate slick presentation decks.
  • Share knowledge with your peers in the best interests of the final creative product.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Ten Toes

Position: Social Media Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Ten Toes is recruiting for a Senior Social Media Manager to support its clients in building deeper relationships with their fans, customers and stakeholders. The successful applicant will work predominantly with sports organisations, brands and talent to provide them with best-in-class management of their social media accounts as well as the development and implementation of objective-driven digital strategies and tactics.

Apply here.

 

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

If you work in the industry and have any vacancies you would like us to promote, get in touch.

 

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