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: Newcastle United

Position: Ticketing Assistant

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

Salary: None listed

Joining a busy and friendly team, you will be experienced in customer service, have strong communication skills and be confident in using Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Previous experience using CRM/ticketing system is desirable but not essential, as long as you are passionate and willing to learn.

You will be confident and assertive, have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to use your initiative to solve problems that may arise. You should be able to manage your time effectively and prioritise tasks as set by the Assistant Ticketing Manager.

You will need to have a flexible approach to work and be available to work on weekends and evenings, as required. (Home matchdays are played weekends and during the evenings, Monday – Sunday).

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Lancashire Cricket Club

Position: Events & Projects Coordinator

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

They looking for an Events and Conferences Coordinator to join the Events Operations team at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket. You’ll be responsible for coordinating all pre-event details, reflecting the customer specifications accurately and on-time. This role is a key function for their Events Operations team encouraging repeat business and seeking opportunities to up-sell to clients.

  • To co-ordinate all event details and produce a function sheet for all events in order to exceed the clients expectations.
  • To support the sales team in facilitating show-rounds with potential clients to show them our facilities, successfully converting enquiries.
  • Conduct Post Event Calls/complete Venue Verdict details generating feedback and analysis on all events with a view to improving the overall service standard of EOT.
  • Promotion of our facilities to new and existing clients through a pro-active approach.
  • Generate new leads for the Business Development team/Hospitality team/Commercial team.
  • To deliver outstanding customer service – in all processes and procedures, continually looking at how we improve our service delivery.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Six Nations Rugby

Position: Chief of Staff

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Responsibilities

The Chief of Staff is a newly-created role directly supporting the CEO to implement the vision and strategy of the organisation. It is a critical role that will enable the CEO to focus more externally on driving the organisation forward.

As our Chief of Staff, you will be the key link between the CEO of Six Nations Rugby Ltd, and the Executive and the wider shareholder group consisting of our six Unions and CVC. An understanding of the wider rugby family is also important for this role, especially relations with SANZAAR and its Southern hemisphere unions (South Africa (SARU), New Zealand (NZRU), Australia (RA) and Argentina (ARU)), but also World Rugby, the global governing body, and Rugby Europe, which oversees the interest of the game’s Emerging Nations across Europe.

Working closely with the CEO the candidate will be the link between the CEO’s office and the Executive team and to the Board. The role will have the responsibility to ensure that the strategy of the organisation is being accurately delivered and timelines for key projects are met.

The structure of Rugby union is a complex with many stakeholders and governing bodies around the Six Nations table. The role must seek a way to find consensus across the Six Nations group to ensure that plans are firstly adopted and then, crucially delivered.

As Chief of Staff; your key responsibility will be to drive the CEO’s strategy for the organisation and thus you will be entrusted with highly sensitive and valuable information which you will be expected to treat with the utmost confidentiality. Trust and understanding between CEO and COS and the wider Executive team are critical components as a successful team operating at a high level in a strategically led organisation.

Ensuring we have effective ways of working with unions will be a key responsibility for the Chief of Staff to oversee to ensure the game can move forward at a time when it needs to keep pace with its competition in the entertainment and media space.

The ideal candidate for this role will should be comfortable interacting across the organisation at all levels, including with the senior executive team and Board members, as well as building relationships with and delivering alongside external partners and stakeholders. The successful candidate will be dealing with complex issues and will need to empathise with different perspectives and cultures.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester City

Position: Engagement & Partnerships Executive (City Football Foundation)

Location: Manchester, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Closing date – 2nd August

Accountabilities

1 Partner Management: Work with the Senior Manager to help manage and activate CFF’s growing network of corporate sponsors, to include:

  • developing and delivering creative community activations and campaigns
  • measuring and communicating the social and commercial impact of partners’ support
  • planning and coordinating events, both locally and overseas

2 Storytelling: Source compelling stories and case studies about CFF’s global work, and oversee creative content creation (photography, video and copy) to grow visibility amongst fans

3 Global Community Campaigns: Support the delivery of key community campaigns, including global fundraising and volunteering initiatives where applicable

4 Reporting: Work with internal teams to measure and share the positive impact of our projects, campaigns, and activations throughout the season

5 Operational support: assisting with related foundation tasks and project assignments as required

6 Be a visible champion of our Foundation and wider purpose-driven work across the group, inspiring awareness and engagement internally and externally

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Netball

Position: Finance Manager

Location: Loughborough, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

England Netball is currently hiring for a Finance Manager who will be essential to the day-to-day management of all aspects of the Finance function with responsibility for the preparation of accurate and timely management information and other analyses in accordance with all statutory and internal accounting requirements.

You will play a key role in proactively identifying opportunities for, and driving the continuous development of, the finance function through various projects and initiatives, seeking cost efficiencies, driving value and managing risks. You will have the chance to make a significant impact on our organisation’s financial performance and contribute to the advancement of Netball in the community.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Seven League

Position: Senior Account Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

Seven League are looking for a Senior Account Manager to react to the needs of the business and its clients. The position will be wide-ranging and may include tasks such as leading a variety of digital content projects, writing and presenting content strategies, auditing client digital production operations or developing creative concepts as well as directly supporting our clients on a regular basis. It is possible that this person may be embedded with a client on behalf of Seven League as part of the role.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Octagon

Position: Account Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

They’ve got a fantastic opportunity to join our motorsports team at Octagon notably managing Shell’s partnership with BMW. The role will also have a chance to support the partnership across a number of international motorsports series as well as the chance to support the wider motorsport account teams as we deliver event activation programmes throughout the year.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: DAZN

Position: Media Rights Sales Director

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

As a key player within the commercial team of DAZN’s Broadcast Partnerships division, you will work to define and implement sales and distribution strategies for their properties globally (with a focus on Europe). Your knowledge of the media landscape and proven track record in selling sports media rights will enable the business to come to you as the go-to expert. Your network of sports broadcasters, media companies and rights holders will also enable you to play an integral role in acquiring new rights for the Broadcast Partnerships team.

This role will be based out of out Hammersmith office in London.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Two Circles

Position: Media Planning & Strategy Lead

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Two Circles is looking for a Media Planning & Strategy Lead who is an exceptional story teller, deck builder, client servicer and team player, who can build innovative and effective media strategies and plans that deliver real, measurable growth for our client’s businesses. This person will have great digital knowledge, and be able to think of creative and compelling solutions to client problems.

This Dual Role Will Oversee Two Main Functions

  • Strategy Lead for Growth Marketing at Two Circles
  • Leading your own client patch day-to-day, supported by Consultants and Analysts

This is a new role at Two Circles, presenting an opportunity to shape the way Two Circles thinks about media strategy, and put your own stamp on how to deliver amazing work.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Manchester United

Position: Ticketing Systems Executive

Location: Manchester, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

To ensure the maximum sales of all products through facilitating seamless online UX & maximising opportunities for cross-selling and improving fan sentiment. The Systems Executive will work and deliver ticketing projects; maintaining and constantly challenging current working operating models within the Supporter Services department with a view to always maximise efficiency and reduce cost for the overall business.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: The Premier League

Position: Multimedia Content Manager

Location: London, GB (Hybrid)

Salary: None listed

This exciting role in their digital media team will support the Head of Digital Content in the creation and publication of distinct content across a variety of platforms, including but not limited to website, app, video and social media channels, in line with the Premier League’s digital media objectives.

The Content Manager will create the strategic framework to tell the stories of the Premier League, the clubs, players and community – and will then lead and inspire a team to deliver a broad range of compelling content around the Premier League, the clubs, the players and the wider footballing community.

The ideal candidate must have an affinity for sports, be in-tune with trending topics across the internet and have a wide range of content creation experience from copywriting and copy editing to graphic design and short-form video production.

Apply here.

 

Organisation: England Rugby

Position: Retail Partnership Manager

Location: London, GB (On-site)

Salary: Circa £56,000

The Retail Partnerships Manager will lead the management and delivery of the RFU’s Retail programme, including relationships with key delivery partners such as Fanatics, and third-party merchandise vendors (e.g. match-day programme and fan radio providers). The role’s focus is to maximize growth of merchandise revenue and enhance fan experience both digitally and physically across the retail business (online, store & event retail).

Apply here.

 

Organisation: Sheffield United

Position: Head of Women’s Football

Location: Sheffield, GB (On-site)

Salary: None listed

Sheffield United FC are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to head up our Women and Girls teams. This person will lead the transition from a 1st team Hybrid to full time model and support the new Academy Manager with the transition from a RTC to an Academy.

They are looking for a highly engaged, experienced and enthusiastic individual who will support this new phase in their Women and Girls game, with the aim of being widely recognised as a highly credible and competitive team.

Apply here.

 

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

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