The Executives In Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Masuri to appoint a Sales Manager. All direct applications and agency enquiries will be forwarded to James Hall at The Executives In Sport Group. WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// Masuri are an aspirational sports goods brand, operating globally from their base on the South-Coast of England and a leader in the cricket equipment and teamwear market. At a time of growth for the business they are looking for a Sales Manager to lead their dynamic team and maximise sales potential. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// As Sales Manager you will successfully manage your team to maintain Masuri’s growth levels and to exceed sales targets. You’ll design and implement a strategic sales plan with the aim to grow Masuri’s customer base and create strong and long-lasting relationships as you seek to understand their needs inside out. With your team you will oversee the control of data in the CRM platform, ensuring all data is up to date so you can provide up to date reports and forecasts to senior management. You’ll have your finger on the pulse of the market as you seek to identify emerging markets and market shifts, along with being aware of new products and how your competition is performing. You’ll know exactly what your customers want and will use the insight to work with the garment design team to ensure product ranges meet their needs. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have successful experience in a sales management position Proven experience of meeting or exceeding targets Strong business sense and sports industry expertise would be beneficial Excellent communication and relationship building skills Experience in managing and developing a team in a target driven environment In return you will receive competitive salary, excellent commission structure and the opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding sports organisation. If you are interested in this role please apply now or contact James at The Executives in Sport Group.
We have an exciting new position available with a London based web agency for a Project Manager on a 2-month contract. Responsibilities: Structuring and delivering web design and development projects Communicating with clients, designers and developers to ensure successful projects Researching and advancing the service delivery of the department Ensuring projects are completed to timescale Skills Required: Can run Sprint planning and Sprint retro Used JIRA (or another ticketing system) in the past Used CMS before (If possible Umbraco) Enthusiastic and ambitious Highly organised Good communication skills Excellent spoken and written English Strong technical skills, with the ability to quickly understand how to use new software. Preferable: Agile certification preferred (PSM, CSM, etc) CSS, html and java knowledge Ideally qualified in ICT at A Level or equivalent Salary is £400 per day on a 2-month contract
WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading London based sports marketing / digital agency with a core focus on football, who support both clubs and brands on a global scale with a heavy focus on short-form video. They’re looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to lead the international growth of their video platform in the MENA region. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// You will be tasked with driving the growth in the Middle East and North Africa region through the development of the great work already done by the commercial team alongside identifying business development opportunities with clubs, leagues, federations and brands. As the MENA Senior Commercial Manager, you will have frequent communication with multiple departments to ensure the research, collateral and message delivered by the organisation is consistent. The successful individual must feel at home interacting with brands such as UEFA, the Premier League and FIFA as well as top brands such as Nike and Adidas. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have experience in a similar position with extensive contacts in the MENA region Prior transferable experience in sport or sectors it interacts with, e.g. digital, mobile, media and entertainment and totally plugged into digital performance marketing. Highly motivated and with a ton of energy and initiative for identifying, researching and targeting prospective new clients that may require sports marketing and activation services. Creative and ideas-generating in style. Excellent presenting and negotiating skills, with the ability to influence and communicate analysis and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders. A sharp editorial eye, with operational and planning skills in-hand and a creative and contingency-thinking style. A history of building their role and profile from zero upwards. Strong understanding of how the leading social media networks operate, e.g. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Able to work with gravitas and in person with club-side counterparts in a sharp-minded manner. The salary on offer for the right candidate is £50,000-£55,000 + Bonus.
We are exclusively retained on behalf of Crystal Palace Football Club. All applications will be processed by Executives In Sport Group. WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// We’re working with Crystal Palace to recruit a Content Editor to join their marketing department. Responsible for delivering high quality, accurate and engaging written editorial news & features for the club website and matchday programme. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// In your role as Content Editor you will drive ambition for the club’s digital platforms and publications to be a fans first port of call to consume content about Palace and encourage new fans to the club. Producing interesting, engaging and innovative content about the club will be your day to day task; alongside briefing photographers and designers to ensure high impact creative visuals to go alongside your written content on the club website, programme and marketing materials. You will be constantly seeking to grow the reach of the club website through your engaging content, expanding the breadth of subjects covered to appeal to all fans of the club. Looking at the content analytically you will evaluate its performance, forming your future strategy on which content to create and where to place it. Through your written content you will need to ensure it resonates with the audience and remains true to the culture and values that Crystal Palace hold. As Content Editor will work closely with the Head of Content & Production, video production and social media teams to set the day's content agenda, and help drive the various club & partner initiatives, campaigns and priorities. You will be used to producing various types of content, often interviewing players, staff and senior management, writing match reports and covering club events and initiatives. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Excellent communications skills Experience as a sports journalist working in digital media, editorial output and analytics is essential Deep understanding of the consumption of sports content and football fans Track record of creative impactful features Exceptional knowledge of Premier League Football Must have experience of using Content Management Systems and proficiency in Photoshop
WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading global sports broadcaster are looking for a Broadcast Coordinator to lead on the scheduling, production and rights delivery for its broadcast partners. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// This role will see you working with broadcasters and productions partners to implement multi-platform sports programming across domestic and international leagues and cups. You will oversee all output including live matches, highlights, shoulder and magazine programming. As a Broadcast Coordinator, you will be key in the communication to stakeholders as to the availability of their content and where they can access it. You will manage full broadcast operations for televised matches, including thorough site visits, the set-up of gantry layouts and camera and reporter positioning to ensure a smooth-running programme. You will work very closely with various stakeholders to schedule and manage the broadcasting picks for televised matches and analysing viewing figures to inform your decisions. Using your budgetary experience, you will manage production budgets and seek to increase the opportunity for viewers to watch the sport across multiple platforms. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have experience of live television operations in sport Must be willing to travel and work weekends Strong attention to detail Good understanding of the broadcasting rights industry (desirable) Understanding of all technical aspects of an outside broadcast operation (desirable)
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A prestigious sports organisation based near Liverpool, with offices across the country are seeking a Regional Business Development Executive to drive forward the organisations Conference and Events business. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING// Converting enquiries into sales to drive this highly regarded organisation forward a key responsibility for the individual who will do this role. As well as this, highlighting and targeting new sectors will be your job whilst also successfully account managing to not forget your current clients. Negotiation and your skills of persuasion will be put to the test on a regular basis as you ensure strong levels of repeat business. You'll work with catering and operations teams too, making sure the service is delivered at the standard expected with the clients experience paramount. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Be a self-motivated, sales and target driven person Have a proven record of sales negotiation and persuasive selling skills Possess experience in new business development and account management Be able to prioritise and meet deadlines Have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills Have a full driving licence and access to a car 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 If you are interested in applying for the position, please press the apply button or email 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 & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading London based sports marketing / digital agency, who support global sports organisations and brands and place a heavy focus on video content. They’re looking for a Head of Data and Insight to join the senior leadership team and help set the vision to help meet the wider business goals. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Working with multiple stakeholders you will lead and manage the team who will analyse data and provide insight to their partners on their video content. You will lead the discussions as to what does and doesn’t work and how as an organisation you can reach unparalleled levels of engagement with the global sports audience. Analysis will include user behaviour, marketing campaign effectiveness and the impact on product development. You’ll have a keen eye for what needs doing in the here and now, but will also look long term, understanding the bigger picture and how your role in data and analytics fits into the business as a whole. You’ll turn the current reactive approach into a forward-thinking data team, working one step ahead to keep on top of all partner data objectives. Although this is a senior role, it is important that you are still hands-on in your approach, having the capability to develop and execute SQL queries/R scripts to surface data tables, developing requirements for data manipulation and working with software developers and database administrators to integrate feeds in the data warehouses. Day to day you will work with your team to produce reports and interactive dashboards, as well as supporting communications with both internal and external stakeholders; understanding their business goals and working with them to find the right analysis projects to best support these goals. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have experience in a similar role in a sports organisation or similar company with a global presence Experience building and managing a team Experience of bringing together disparate data Understanding of the technical aspects of data capture Experience with Big Query, Google Analytics/Google Tag Manager Ability to build statistical models and customer segmentations Must have proficiency in SQL, R and Advanced Excel skills
DESIGNER - PRESENTATIONS WHO ARE THEY// A global digital sports publisher who offer exclusive video content from some of the world's largest sporting organisations and governing bodies. Currently going through a period of expansion they need to add a creative designer to their commercial team to help them with presentations for securing new business and as part of the account management phase. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING// This role is designed to add real value and impact to the way they go about winning and looking after clients. Working closely with the new business and account management team you will produce bespoke, client-centric and visually stunning presentation decks, incorporating typography, video and photography to supplement business cases. You'll be part of the creative team and help lead briefs and brainstorming sessions to generate new and exciting concepts for the presentations. As time rolls on you will build an archive of videos, images and templates for future presentations. THE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS YOU'LL NEED// Previous experience designing and creating commercial presentations. Experience in sports or entertainment is preferred but a passion for sport is essential. Ideally, you'll be educated to degree level in a related field. Experience working with PowerPoint, InDesign and Keynote is essential. Ability to develop strong internal relationships quickly is essential - you have to be able to work as a team member. WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN// Alongside a highly competitive salary, our client is building for the future with multi-national growth plans - so this is the perfect time to join them. For more information please contact Dan at The Executives In Sport Group or click the 'apply now' button.
WHO ARE THEY & WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING FOR// A London based global sports publisher who create exclusive content for some of the world's leading sporting clubs, associations and brands are looking for a ruthlessly organised, tech savvy and motivated Post-Production Coordinator to help ingress, archive and distribute short-form video content across their global network. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING// This role is designed so you will be come the glue of the content teams, both inside and outside the business. Working closely with stakeholders from the production, marketing and social teams and reporting into the Lead Editor you will be the brains behind content distribution. End-to-end content management is a huge part of this role; from ingesting rushes, to scheduling edits and distributing content in the right file type. To manage this you must be use to working to tight deadlines and thrive under pressure. THE SKILLS AND EXPEIRENCE YOU'LL NEED// Experience in a busy post-production environment Relevant qualification in Media studies or similar Excellent ability to build relationships across several departments (internally and externally) Superb communication skills, both written and orally Extensive project management experience WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN// Alongside a salary in the region of £25,000 - £30,000 the successful candidate will get the chance to travel the world and be on-site for a number of the shoots with professional sports clubs and brands. As well as this, our client are building for the future with multi-national growth plans - so this is the perfect time to join them. For more information please contact Tom at The Executives In Sport Group or click the 'apply now' button.
WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR // One of football’s leading global digital / marketing agencies and they’re looking to hire Account Managers in London, working with some of the world’s biggest football clubs and brands. One is a pre-sales role focussed on planning / ideation / presentation / pitch, the other a more traditional partner servicing role. Both roles require people who are high on process, accuracy and flawless delivery. The roles require international travel, occasional evening and weekend work, and you’ll need to be in high-touch client centric environments within brand, media or sport on an international scale. You’ll understand the commercial drivers for international brands and football clubs and the audiences they wish to access. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Developing a broad and powerful internal and external network and doing this fast in order to connect all of the inter-related departments to either the bid and pitch features of a deal or the activation programme once a deal has been inked. This means dealing with Finance, Video, Content, Social, third-party agencies, the Design team, external venues, football clubs and the mid-management right up to the key decision makers in brands. Partnering as account managers to develop processes and systems that are fully documented at the earliest possible stage, that are clean, easy to move through and auditable – whether these processes are about what happens on a shoot or the way in which a bid is run from the beginning to the end or how the economic elements of a bid might look or how the spend is manifesting itself in an activation. Developing an information and contact repository – who is who, who we go to for x, y and z and why. Working closely with Finance to ensure that all forecasted and actual spend is carefully managed, documented, accurate and with zero errors. Creating a contingency and forward-planning culture on the Commercial team – a Plan A, a Plan B and a Plan C for everything and backing everything up in a documented manner. Scheduling of deck/design resource Developing financial exhibits and working with Finance to ensure that these are accurate. Project planning and working with the Video, Social, Content and Design team to ensure that all are aligned. Working with our external travel company to ensure that travel is booked in advance, is well planned, correctly priced and that schedules are aligned Booking external production resource and developing a close-knit relationship with the key contacts in the production houses. Supporting the Commercial team members to ensure that the brief is properly understood – taking the brief apart, looking at the key components, considering what needs to be delivered, rendering project plans, clarifying key points with the client, etc. Directing the scheduling of team resource and ensuring it is hand in glove with what is happening on the broader Commercial team and what the requirements are for the business internationally. Ensuring that the social media team intimately understands how the Commercial team has sold its deals and what the related social media delivery requirements are and thereafter that the resourcing is planned well in advance with the right people in the right places. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Prior transferable experience in either sport, media, entertainment or big ticket brands and a proven understanding of the areas in which they operate, e.g. digital, mobile, etc. Candidates may come from within a successful agency or client-side environment. Strong understanding of how the social media networks operate, e.g. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Able to work with gravitas and in-person with club-side and brand-side counterparts and doing so in a savvy manner Excellent project management skills. High energy and with the ability to get things done. These are plate-spinning and quick decision-making roles which need characters who can work in a highly deadline driven environment and under intense pressure. Exposure to working with talent, e.g. well-known public-facing names and how to operate with them in person or via their agents. Must have the ability to work in the United Kingdom without any restrictions. To apply for this role please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and brilliantly connected Commercial Director to identify and secure new business and drive commercial sales strategy for Sunset+Vine. As a key member of Sunset+Vine’s leadership team, with a wide-ranging remit across commercial negotiations and business development, the role combines functions across media distribution, sponsorship/brand sales and strategic development. Reporting to Sunset+Vine’s Executive Director and working alongside Sunset+Vine’s management team including our Heads of Branded Content, Distribution, Digital, Broadcast and Women’s Sport. YOUR EXPERIENCE You’ll need a genuine passion for sport and demonstrate a strong working understanding of the broadcast media world. With a successful track record winning business, closing deals, and an address book packed with brand and agency contacts, you’ll be a self-starter, comfortable initiating commercial discussions, but also devising commercial strategies. You’ll write and present compelling pitch documents and innovative and engaging presentations, then lead on those presentations and commercial discussions. SUNSET+VINE Sunset+Vine is a global sports media company with major international host broadcast production contracts and UK and international broadcast commissions – we produce more than 2000 hours of original sports programming a year, a combination of live, highlights and feature programming. Our commercial division works to deliver value to brands, federations and rights holders through programming, content and distribution across television, digital and social networks. The company is based in Hammersmith, London, with offices in Dubai, Singapore, Glasgow and Cardiff. The Executives In Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Sunset+Vine to identify and appointment the Commercial Director. All direct applications and agency enquiries will be passed directly to The Executives In Sport Group.
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Are you a Health and Safety Manager with experience of working in a stadium or large venue? If so, our client, a large multi-site sports organisation in the London, would be very interested in seeing your CV... In a fast-paced and dynamic role, you will have full responsibility for the organisations day to day health and safety requirements and be the key point of contact for all related queries. What you'll be doing: Providing advice and guidance to all employees on legislative requirements Developing and implementing policy and procedure Carrying out health and safety audits and site inspections Monitoring health and safety compliance across the organisation Providing support to all operational activities Delivering health and safety training Reporting to key stakeholders on health and safety matters What you will need: Experience of working in health and safety within a stadium or large venue NEBOSH or similar qualification Up to date knowledge of all current health and safety legislation and requirements Excellent IT skills For this role, you will need a full, clean driving licence and be willing to work some weekends. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and excellent benefits. If the above sounds like you then please apply now or call Tom at The Executives In Sport Group to find out more.
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