WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A prestigious sports organisation in London, with offices across the country are seeking a Senior Digital Marketing Executive to deliver a full digital marketing strategy with a focus to increase online engagement. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// As a digital marketing exec with a focus on events marketing, you will be a key player in the planning and implementation of the London regions strategy to grow new audiences for their events and contribute to sales targets. Working regionally, you will be tasked with producing an online strategy for communications that represent the organisations core values cohesively across the brand. You’ll be a social media whizz and know where and how to play your cards when it comes to PPC, display, and paid social channels. You will manage the digital retention channels and be tasked with creating all e-communications and the effective data segmentation to ensure they flourish along with optimising SEO to maximise organic rankings. Working extensively on the social platforms you will use them creatively to push out the right content to increase engagement and use online advertising where necessary. Your skills in Google Analytics will come into play in assessing the ROI and you will recommend different channels and approaches to maximise this. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Experience in a digital role- particularly use with email marketing and SEO Demonstrable experience in the use of online advertising channels Excellent writing style Events marketing experience is essential
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading sports sponsorship and entertainment research consultancy are seeking a Client Services Manager to work in key account handling positions with some of their biggest clients, providing insights on their data. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// As Client Services Manager you will be an expert at handling client relationships. You’ll be the client’s day to day contact as you manage their project briefs and work closely with them across the full project life cycle to meet their objectives and keep them in the loop. You’ve got a great way with words and you’ll use this to write clear and concise reports, creating a clear narrative to explain the data and its meaning to your clients. You’ll also use your ability with Excel to analyse the data, selecting the best methods to display it. Your project management skills will be used on a daily basis as you co-ordinate projects of varying complexities, setting timetables, monitoring progress and dealing with any problems both independently and as part of a team. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Be client focussed and experience in account management and handling client’s objectives Great problem solving, analytical and numerical skills An ability to write clearly and concisely Proven ability to deliver results, meet deadlines and manage your time effectively Ideally you will have experience in the sport business sector or a desire to learn You must have a high level of ability with Microsoft office, in particular Excel If you think this could be the right opportunity for you, click apply or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Marketing Manager North London c. £35,000 Are you experienced in creating and implementing innovative marketing content? Are you an expert in engaging with your customer base through the use of Social Media? Are you excellent at managing agency relationships? If so, you may well be the Digital Marketing Manager we are seeking. Our client, a professional sports organisation, are in a period of rapid growth. To support this growth, they're keen to bring in an experienced Digital Marketing Manager, who can improve their market presence online – through acquisition and engagement. Reporting to the Head of Marketing, key responsibilities in this role include: - Developing online marketing strategies which complement our client’s growth plans. Developing and managing social media channels and digital campaigns. Coordinating marketing activities with both internal and external stakeholders including sales team and marketing agencies. Optimising content across relevant channels via tagging, linking and implementing any new relevant forms of social media. Reporting on the success of various online campaigns. Creating social outreach initiatives to strengthen the organisation’s presence across the digital and social communities. Experience skills and competencies: - Strong marketing experience, ideally with a degree or equivalent. Previously held a position directly involved with digital marketing. Understanding of current and a knowledge of new marketing technologies. Proven experience in identifying target audiences Proven experience in creatively devising and leading cross-channel marketing campaigns which engage, educate and motivate their audience. In exchange for your skillset and abilities, our client is not only offering a very competitive salary and bonus, but also the chance to join a company a really flexible, energetic and rewarding working environment. For more information or to discuss this opportunity confidentially please contact Tom at The Executives In Sport Group.
The Executives in Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Badminton England. Head of Membership & Ticketing Milton Keynes- National Badminton Centre £40,000-£45,000 As the nation’s favourite racket sport and England’s sixth most played sport, with over 478,000 people playing weekly and over 800,000 playing monthly, coupled with a grass-roots development strategy backed by a Sport England funding award of £7.25 million (the largest investment made into the core market plans presented by 26 of the national governing bodies) that aims to see the sport grow even further in popularity over the next few years, now couldn’t be a better time to take on a new challenge in your career with Badminton England. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// As part of the newly created Commercial Department you will be involved in the digital transformation which is driving Badminton England to being one of the most digitally advanced National Governing Bodies in England. Membership and ticketing are key business priorities for Badminton England that are benefiting from this digital transformation. The Head of Membership and Ticketing is fundamental to taking this to the next level where we want to tear up the rule book and drive innovation into the organisation. The Commercial Directors aim is to start thinking like a modern day sports brand in all aspects of business. This is an exciting role where you can have a dramatic impact on the organisations long term strategic aims. Devise and deliver a fully integrated ticketing and membership acquisition strategy, working closely with Marketing and Development to maximise revenues and contribution to the bottom line. Working with the Commercial Director, you will play a key part in the membership transformation focusing on brand voice, customer journeys, products and pricing. Manage the annual membership renewal period, launching a robust retention and win back strategy working closely with the Marketing Department. Leading the management of the ticketing and membership operations, with a passion for delivering service excellence and at every touchpoint through collaboration with various internal department and external partners. Interpreting business intelligence, research and CRM data to obtain stronger and deeper analysis of ticketing and membership trends, to create new sales and marketing opportunities. Working strategically with the Commercial Director and Head of Marketing to identify ways to stimulate fan base growth and drive increased representation from youth audiences. Liaising with Finance to ensure accurate data on ticket sales is provided promptly at all times. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Leading and managing a ticketing and/or membership department Strong customer service/experience focus Using and interpreting ticketing and CRM systems to maximise sales and drive growth Excellent financial acumen Understanding change management Sound organisational skills, able to prioritise and manage own workload Good judgement and sound negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills on all levels, both verbally and in writing The ability to thrive under pressure and flexibility to deal with issues at short notice If you are interested in this role please apply now or contact Tom at The Executives in Sport Group.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading global social sports organisation are seeking an Account Director with digital sales experience to join their UK sales team. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Your key objective is to meet and exceed monthly and quarterly revenue goals by harnessing the best social content and creative marketing solutions. You will identify and prioritise industries and markets for the brand to grow within the EMEA region, nurturing key senior client relationships as you further brand awareness. You’ll work alongside internal teams, managing an account manager and a sales planner to produce proposals encompassing the full spectrum of the organisation’s expertise (social, mobile, video, editorial and research). At this digital powerhouse you will have the passion to deliver best in class solutions for not only the brand, but the social sports industry as a whole. It’s a fast paced and ever-changing market requiring energy, creativity and a high level of commercial acumen. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Strategic and creative thinker with the ability to bring concepts to reality Demonstrable experience of generating sales and meeting targets Strong industry awareness- particularly in relation to the commercialisation of digital, social and video and sports sponsorship Good leadership skills and experience of managing team members successfully to achieve targets
WHO THEY ARE// An innovative digital sports platform, who are ground breaking leaders in their field. WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// Seeking an Executive Producer to oversee a multi-sport production unit to produce innovative live and original content for an international market. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Taking on the role of a sports fans dream, you will be responsible for the complete multi-sports portfolio including the live production and creation of original content encompassing both the platform and social media channels. You will have the overall leadership on decisions concerning editorial, creative and talent decisions affecting the success of the platform. In this varied role you will work with the program planning team in the organisation of the schedule along with managing the production staff including programme hosts, commentators and analysts to create content that viewers want to see. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Significant relevant production industry experience at management level Must have live sport project management experience A wide knowledge of sports A knowledge of North American sports would be highly advantageous Significant live production experience and an unquestionable knowledge of editorial Experience of managing and having full accountability for a large budget You must be innovative and have the passion to develop the role Demonstrable understanding of working with internal stakeholders to deliver complex products
WHO THEY ARE// An innovative digital sports platform, who are ground breaking leaders in their field. WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// Seeking an Executive Producer to oversee a football production unit to produce innovative live and original content for an international market. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Taking on the role of a sports fans dream, you will be responsible for the complete football portfolio including the live production and creation of original content encompassing both the platform and social media channels. You will have the overall leadership on decisions concerning editorial, creative and talent decisions affecting the success of the platform. In this varied role you will work with the program planning team in the organisation of the schedule along with managing the production staff including programme hosts, commentators and analysts to create content that viewers want to see. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Significant relevant production industry experience at management level Must have live sport project management experience Must have excellent football knowledge, in particular the European leagues Significant live production experience and an unquestionable knowledge of editorial Experience of managing and having full accountability for a large budget You must be innovative and have the passion to develop the role Demonstrable understanding of working with internal stakeholders to deliver complex products
WHO THEY ARE// An innovative digital sports platform, who are ground breaking leaders in their field. WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// Seeking a Chief Editor with technical acumen and a first-class editorial knowledge of sports to oversee the look and feel of the platform. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// You know exactly what sports fans want to see and will be responsible for maximising performance of the system as you curate quality content, ensuring all outputs are of the highest standard. Viewer experience will be at the forefront of your thinking, guaranteeing top quality visitor journeys through the platform. Similar to managing a sports website or magazine, in this one-of-a-kind role you will seamlessly undertake the planning and curating of live and non-live content. With your significant production experience, you will take the lead to contribute new production ideas with senior leadership and implement them with the help of your team. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Significant relevant editorial industry experience at management level working for either a sports focussed platform, website, magazine, newspaper or channel. A wide knowledge of sports A knowledge of North American sports would be beneficial You must be innovative and have the passion to develop the role Demonstrable understanding of working with internal stakeholders to deliver complex products Top level editorial knowledge and digital production experience You must be able to work flexible hours
The Executives in Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Perform. JOB DETAILS Department: Global Production Internal Job Title: Director of Production Reports To (title): Global Director of Production Career Level: CL6 Location: London Hours of Work: 37.5 per week Line Management Responsibility: Yes Our Director of Production will oversee all Outside Broadcast output and support programming teams within the Group Operations function of Perform. This is one of the fastest developing areas of the business due to the increased demand on Live content for Perform’s OTT business, DAZN. The successful candidate will oversee teams that provide Outside Broadcast services to the DAZN programming verticals in each territory. Enabling either multiple and individual local programming teams to version the output to its own brand style whilst maintaining a high level of service to external parties through World Feed services. Furthermore, you will oversee the Outside Broadcast and support programming requirements for Perform’s broadcast partners. A key part of this role is to create best of breed services within the changing landscape of providing live and on demand content within the OTT landscape. This is a global role with people spread across most of territories that Perform operate in. The successful candidate will require a strong background in setting the vision, delivering to a brief and work within agreed budgets. They must be a proven team leader, strategist, strong manager of people, and should consider their communication skills as one of their most valuable assets. They must oversee Heads of Production across a number of sports verticals and lead by example of how to create world-class production output consistently in a well-organised professional team environment. A global contact book or knowledge of solutions in multiple territories would be an advantage. Regrettably, we are unable to provide sponsorship for this role so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis – UK / EU citizen or ILR. DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? Proven experience overseeing large sports production department Evidence of being able to work effectively with all members of varied production teams at a high level Commercial acumen and knowledge of cost management A thorough understanding of the technical processes involved in Live sport and other sports broadcasting and program production A thorough understanding of the production and delivery surrounding World Feeds for top end sports production Understanding of content production for OTT distribution Whilst we make every effort to respond to all applications, if you have not heard from us within 48 hours, you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Please continue to look at our job postings and www.eisg.com for other suitable opportunities.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading social sports organisation are seeking a digitally savvy Sales Account Manager to join their team and help grow the international brand. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// You’re a digital professional who understands the strategies that take advantage of multiple social channels. Through your understanding you will communicate this to a range of global brands in the UK and EMEA markets as you assist in the growth of the organisation. You’ll be an expert in planning and providing accurate media plans across all platforms to meet the client’s communication objectives. You’ll ensure they excel in pre-& post sales service and provide a precise and thorough report on campaign performance. To further support sales efforts, you will work with senior members of the team with lead generation and business development. It’s a varied role and you’ll work with the product, creative and accounts teams to find ways to make sure that all programmes implemented maximise the clients KPI’s to ensure successful project delivery. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Experience in media planning including general sales and marketing You must be passionate about sport Proven experience when it comes to managing and prioritising multiple accounts A strong understanding of the media industry Whilst we make every effort to respond to all applications, if you have not heard from us within 48 hours, you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Please continue to look at our job postings and www.eisg.com for other suitable opportunities.
Solutions Architect Warrington 12 month contract. We are working on behalf of one of the leading brands in sports within the UK who are looking to bring in a consumer and business focussed Solutions Architect to join them during an exciting digital transformation project that's end goal is to revolutionise the way businesses interact with their consumers. The Solutions Architect will be responsible for actively driving and developing technical solutions for the digital transformation project. As part of the programme team, you will work closely with the Product Owners/SME's and workstream teams to develop the end2end technical requirements. Responsibilities The Solutions Architect will be a subject matter expert related to the infrastructure, in media, commerce, marketing, API and Data Centre services. Responsible for actively driving and developing technical solutions during the end2end programme cycle. Proven track record of describing complex digital transformation non-functional requirements as well defined User Stories. Coaching and technical sales support to the zColo Business Development Directors & Zayo Account Executives in the sale of zColo products and services to Enterprise, Carrier, Medical Institution, & Government customers to help ensure sales goals and objectives are achieved Outstanding interpersonal skills - professionally communicate and interact with all levels of internal and external customers. Provide customers with solutions that meet their business applications, disaster recovery applications, appropriate feedback for future growth. Translate complex technical requirements into information that customers can understand and respond to. Contributes technical expertise to multiple areas/activities. Understanding of supporting product and architectural roadmaps. Able to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives. Sound knowledge of enterprise application integration techniques and design patterns. Collaborates with senior leadership to ensure IT strategic investment aligns with business strategy and drives operating results. Effectively performs technical tasks to advance the IT roadmap, including the innovative use of solutions that best fit business / project needs. Successfully partners with IT peers ensuring effective design, improvement, testing, and deployment, and support of all IT solutions. Can handle projects with multiple and competing priorities. Analyzes enterprise business context (trends and business strategy) to derive IT strategy and architecture. Demonstrated ability to use tools such as Visio to illustrate flows, data design, and application architecture. Ability to write technical specifications such as: design documents, position papers, and status reports. Able to presenting complex ideas to large groups and communicate effectively with non-technical business partners Essential Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum five years' experience in technical sales engineering / support role(s) within the Data Center & Telecommunications industry (ideally Data Center Provider, ISP, CLEC, ILEC, VAR, or MSO) Experience developing and/or delivering technical training programs. Strong technical presentation skills (development and delivery). Excellent project management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to explain technical concepts to laypersons in simple, understandable terms. Consistent focus on results and goal achievement. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point, Visio & Sales Force Strong teamwork skills. Previous NOC/SOC/IOC experience and/or data center experience preferred. Ability to handle ambiguity, and anticipate and quickly react to changes in a fast-paced environment Network design, MAN technologies and designs (including DS-x, OC-x, WDM, and Ethernet) High-level understanding of Fiber Optic network design and implementation Internet technologies, functionality, and services Familiarity with CPE (voice and data) Travel as and when required To apply for this role, or for more information please contact Tom at The Executives In Sport Group, or click the 'Apply Now' button.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A leading Premier League football club, based in London. They're looking for an exceptionally talented sports marketing professional who will drive their football marketing strategy for both the Men's and Ladies teams. They require a natural storyteller with strong creative ideas who can drive the football narrative and help to drive ticket sales and membership renewals. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING// You'll produce and then deliver the tactical marketing plan to cover all Premier League, Champion's League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and EFL Trophy matches. With a specific focus on reaching KPIs for game growth and ticketing for both the Men's and Ladies teams, you'll work closely with the club's player co-ordinators on contractual appearances and activations around match days. Helping to ensure a fan first strategy through brilliant membership initiatives, you'll work both locally and internationally to ensure exceptional fan engagement and sports marketing opportunities. Managing your own budget and leading a small team, you'll work with Editorial and Production on match programme content and you'll be tasked with setting the football and player marketing strategy. As a key point of contact and authority on strategic football marketing within the business, you'll also take a lead on fan forums, annual fan surveys, and work closely with national football governing bodies, player agents and key influencers within the game. Other areas you'll support will include community outreach programmes, the CRM team to ensure the best possible level of engagement with members, season ticket holders and ticket purchasers, and key non-match day events specific to the Men's and Ladies teams such as store signings and player activations. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Strong experience in sports marketing, ideally but not essentially in football Natural storytelling ability with great creative ideas Comfortable working in a matrix environment and presenting to senior stakeholders Proven driving ideation within a fast-paced environment An inspirational leaders and people manager THE EXECUTIVES IN SPORT GROUP// The Executives in Sport Group is the Sports industry's leading Recruitment Consultancy, providing permanent, contract, and interim recruitment solutions and Executive Search / Headhunt. We primarily work with Professional Sports Clubs, Governing Bodies, Rights Holders, Sponsors, Broadcasters and Agencies. Visit our website to find out about the latest jobs in the sports industry www.eisg.com