WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// We are working with a global sports media network, who are looking for a Brand Partnerships Manager. This is a key role where you will be tasked with securing global branded content and brand partnership deals to generate revenue for the network. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// · Recognising business development and partnership opportunities with other organisations such as sports rights holders and brands. · Leading the full sales cycle from initial research through to approach, negotiation and closing the deal. · Researching and identifying organisations to target and secure new business with. · Creating proposal and pitch documents. · Working with the data team to accumulate monthly and ad-hoc reporting. · Representing the company at trade and industry events. · You will build a network with other agencies who have access to rights holders. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// · Prior experience in sport/media/entertainment/digital industry, securing commercial partnerships. · Proven experience generating revenue through closing deals. · A great contact book of decision makers in sports organisations and brands to hit the ground running. · Excellent presenting and negotiating skills, with the ability to influence and communicate analysis and recommendations · A strong understanding of how social media platforms work This is a new and full-time role. The role will often require business travel in the UK and abroad as well as weekend working from time to time given the nature of sports media. To apply please press the apply button or get in touch with James at The Executives in Sport Group for an informal discussion.
WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// We are working with a London based sport agency who are looking for an Events Marketing Manager. They are looking for someone who can manage, execute and analyse effective integrated marketing campaigns for their events and content products. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Operate a marketing platform to drive engagement Monitor and report on the efficiency of marketing activity Implement promotions through email marketing, social media, media partnerships, direct mail, digital advertising, PR and content marketing Record and monitor marketing expenditure to accurately track costs for campaigns and report into senior management Lead the ecommerce efforts across the business Provide innovative marketing recommendations Undertake management functions and leadership for the marketing department Create and maintain all relevant marketing and sales collateral to support marketing campaigns Keep the website up to date Have effective internal communications across all departments Budget management THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Previous experience of campaign marketing Strong knowledge of automation tool and Google Analytics Ability to work to tight deadlines The sharpest eye for detail Able to work well in a fast-paced environment A positive and can-do attitude Creative and ideas-generating in style Contingency-thinking style Interest in sport preferable Daily user of most social media platforms If you hold the relevant experience for this role, then send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A global sports organisation are looking for a proactive and tenacious Account Manager to create, manage and activate sponsorship campaigns on behalf of a premium rights holders. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Managing the day-to-day activation of a global sports partnership Planning, developing and managing the contractual agreements of the partnership Conceptualising and implementing innovative activation ideas Regularly updating all stakeholders, both internally and client-side. Client relationship management Managing the planning and creation of content production around the client’s activations Ensuring that the client partnership inventory is being utilized Control budgets associated with certain activation events THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Minimum 3 years account management experience Excellent written and communication skills Impeccable attention to detail Strong planning ability Strong organisational and time management skills Budgetary and invoicing experience Presentational skills Knowledge of sport, with a good understanding of football Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually To apply please press the apply button or get in touch with Tom at The Executives in Sport Group for an informal discussion.
Executives In Sport Group are retained exclusively on behalf of 100AND10% 100AND10% ARE RECRUITING A SENIOR MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER to develop and manage a number of key accounts as well as to design and implement marketing strategies for clients. 100AND10% are a full-service marketing agency that works in sport, health and fitness for a large client base that includes Life Fitness, English Institute of Sport, British Judo, Hatton Boxing, Fitness Space, Lifetime Training, Tickets.com and Rugby Expo. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR Creative, proactive and high-energy candidates who have extensive experience in the creation of marketing and communications strategies and an overall broad knowledge of the full marketing mix across traditional and digital channels. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Developing, delivering and managing the marketing communications strategies for a range of clients Building relationships with key clients and managing them day-to-day Working against a set of deliverables with the need to prioritise workflows and understand lead times to hit agreed deadlines Transforming strategic objectives into creative briefs Developing and writing promotional materials, press releases and other audience-specific and channel-specific communications Managing digital communications and content creation Managing social media messaging, content creation and delivery Delivering marketing content for events, including the support of some event management and event logistics Communicating with clients to discuss projects / progress and provide updates as part of good practice account / client management Proactive and positive management of suppliers SKILLS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Excellent copywriting skills with an eye for detail and the skills to write copy appropriate for the chosen channel and audience Experience in originating engaging content and managing the use of this across various social media platforms Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines Strong communication skills, both verbal and written and understand the importance of both good team communication as well as good client communication Capable of initiating and maintaining strong personal relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers Experience in either sport, leisure, health or fitness and the ability to demonstrate a passion for the sectors in which they work A positive attitude to their work which means you are prepared to occasionally travel and work unsociable hours to ensure projects are successfully completed A positive, proactive, can–do attitude to your work and a determination to succeed for the client, the company and yourselves Based in our office in Wokingham, Berkshire, the candidate will be chosen not just on their aptitude based on the above criteria but a positive attitude to their work and a confidence, passion and energy for the role. Executives In Sport Group are retained exclusively on behalf of 100AND10% and all applications will be reviewed by EISG. If you think this could be the right opportunity for you, click apply or send your CV to email@example.com
WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// We are working with a London based sport agency who are looking for a Communications Manager. They are looking for someone who can manage and execute communication projects internally and externally, developing a streamlined process and clear tone of voice. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Manage all communications projects both internal and external alongside their top-level clients Plan, write and deliver communications aligned to the company’s brand Playing a key role in the development of communications for the 2019 corporate events, with a focus on producing event materials Work alongside various teams within the business to create a cohesive message and tone of voice Develop a contemporary and informative newsletter to keep partners and clients up to date Defining communication standards and assisting in the development of templates and guidelines. Measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of communications against the objectives of specific items. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have previously worked, or be currently working in a sport based organisation Able to work effectively in the field of sport and the sectors it interacts with, e.g. digital, mobile, media and entertainment Excellent punctuation and grammar The sharpest eye for detail Able to work well in a fast-paced environment A positive and can-do attitude Internal and external communications experience Creative and ideas-generating in style Contingency-thinking style Highly organised and a team player with a passion for sports Daily user of most social media platforms If you hold the relevant experience for this role, and the desire to lead the communications for a leading sports organisation, then send you CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Executives In Sport Group are retained exclusively on behalf of Warrington Wolves. WARRINGTON WOLVES IS RECRUITING A CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER to lead, motivate and inspire the commercial team to drive forward the Club’s commercial revenues, in particular from Membership/Ticketing/Corporate income streams. WARRINGTON WOLVES Warrington Wolves R.L.F.C. is a professional rugby league football club based in Warrington, England that competes in the Betfred Super League. They play at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR Candidates for this role will need to have at least 5 years’ relevant experience and a demonstrable track record of consistently surpassing revenue/profit targets in a similar position. They will need to be results-driven, dynamic, creative and possess strong leadership skills. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Leading, motivating and inspiring the marketing and corporate sales teams to ensure that all key objectives are met, with particular reference to agreed annual budgets Responsible for devising and executing sales and marketing strategies that optimize commercial revenue streams from memberships and match day ticketing. Be the guardian of the Warrington Wolves brand, constantly seeking to grow its status and awareness both in Super League and in the region Devise and implement sales and marketing strategies that optimize revenues from corporate income steams such as sponsorship, advertising and hospitality. Explore and develop new commercial revenue streams SKILLS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Excellent commercial understanding, ability, knowledge and experience in a similar environment. Successful sales track record, evidence of consistently exceeding sales targets Extensive knowledge of marketing strategies, ticketing operations, CRM and ticket segmentation methods/initiatives. The ability to lead a team, often through personal example, and to be able to develop individual team members. A skillful communicator and team-player who can energize others with their vision in respect of the commercial ambitions of the Club Experienced in working in a senior commercial role within a professional sporting environment. Marketing /Business degree or other relevant professional qualifications. Personal attributes: Professional Commercial gravitas Creative Hardworking Inspiring Positive Hands-on, leading by example Strong team player OTHER INFORMATION The Chief Commercial Officer will be required to work at all home games and at other Club events as required. The role is based at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, Cheshire. REMUNERATION An attractive salary package commensurate with the role and based on the successful candidate’s experience. Executives In Sport Group are retained exclusively on behalf of Warrington Wolves and all applications will be reviewed by EISG. If you think this could be the right opportunity for you, click apply or send your CV to email@example.com
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// Portsmouth Football Club are actively seeking a Ticket Office Executive to join their busy ticketing team. The role requires someone with excellent customer service experience and the ability to manage, motivate and drive performance. The Executives In Sport Group are exclusively retained by Portsmouth Football Club and applications will be processed by The Executives In Sport Group. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// You’ll be joining the ticketing team in an incredibly fast moving role, to support the Ticket Office staff and fans. You will be a main point of contact for supporters both on a match day and non-match day in the purchase of match tickets, using your exceptional customer service skills to ensure the smooth running of the Ticket Office. As an enthusiastic member of the team, they will look to you to provide support and to proactively drive sales initiatives to further grow the club commercially. Further responsibilities will include: Using the club’s ticketing system to sell all products for sale through the ticket office and hospitality departments. Drive ticketing sales, by proactively supporting and delivering sales initiatives with the marketing department. Generating ticket sales using direct marketing with previous customers using the club’s CRM system. Liaise with Pompey in the Community over ticket offers for football teams, schools or community groups. Provide a friendly, courteous and efficient booking experience for all supporters. Ensure the correct handling of all sensitive data, in order for Portsmouth Football Club to stay GDPR compliant. Assist casual staff or other departments with any ticketing queries they have. Identify key trends and opportunities from all reporting and analysis to provide an enhanced level of service and improved sales. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// To represent Portsmouth Football Club, in a loyal and professional manner with a positive, enthusiastic and optimistic attitude at all times. To be a highly organised, efficient, proactive member of the ticketing team, with the commitment to always deliver a high standard of work. The ability to stay calm under pressure when dealing with difficult and stressful situations. Possess excellent communication skills, both face to face and over the phone. The ability to work alone as well as part of team, and to ensure all deadlines are met. A good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word, excel and outlook. Due to the nature of this role you must be able to work all home match days- including weekends and occasional weekday evenings. If you have the passion and drive to succeed in this role and think it could be the ideal next step for you, then send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading digital media agency are looking for a Senior Commercial Relationships Manager to grow and develop their relationships with leading sports teams and athletes. You’ll be commercially astute and with a strong grasp of how digital content can drive commercial outcomes. Building strong relationships with some of the world’s largest sports teams, with a particular focus on football, you’ll be comfortable working with C-level contacts within media and commercial departments within sport. This is an exciting and fast-paced role, with extensive travel, developing relationships with the biggest and most exciting sports organisations and brands in sport. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// This newly created role will bridge the gap between our client’s commercial sales team (the people in the business who are tasked with securing branded content deals) and the content delivery team. Once on board, you will be tasked with growing and developing relationships with top sports clubs, leagues and federations around the world. This role will be pivotal to maintaining relationships with sports clubs and ensuring they are happy with the service they are receiving from the network. Alongside building relationships with clubs, you will also be responsible for developing relationships with brands who may be interested in leading sports content and getting access to the millions of sports fans around the world. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// An encyclopaedic knowledge of sport (particularly football) Experience of sponsorship activation (either rights holder, agency or brand side) in the sports industry. An understanding and knowledge of sports content and how social media platforms work. Although this isn’t a frontline sales position, you need to be able to handle negotiations and be commercially astute. This includes having presentation and negotiation skills. The ability to network, build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You need to have an understanding of digital performance marketing. You will also be a natural problem solver and have the ability to think on your feet.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading London based sports marketing / digital agency with a core focus on football, supporting both clubs and brands on a global scale with a heavy focus on short-form video. They’re looking to build their Social Media team with the recruitment of four football focussed Social Media Executives. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Not a traditional out of the box sport-related social media job, you’ll think strategically and long-term to meet client briefs. These clients could be a Champion’s League Football Club one moment, and one of the world’s largest Airlines the next! You’ll be targeted on driving users to client social platforms - increasing video views and delivering the economic outcome needed for advertisers. Social Media activation will form a key part of your role, ensuring all social elements of a deal with a brand are executed to the high level expected. Understanding how the commercial team works is key as they’re selling deals with social media requirements that you must fulfil. Creativity is essential – You’ll be regularly challenged and tasked with creating head-turning social media postings that accurately reflect the story the commercial team want to tell. Not just through your excellent editorial skills but also through relevancy, accuracy and timeliness of posts; you’ll need to stay ahead of the rest and keep in line with the user's mindset at all times. Keeping your finger on the pulse of the industry is essential. You’ll keep in tune with popular culture related to football and will be highly conscious of any major events on the horizon and new talent emerging into the football world. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Strong prior transferable experience in sport and digital You’ll have worked in a sports/entertainment based agency or client-side previously Able to demonstrate experience in sport business, sports brands and football Must have an encyclopaedic knowledge of football and its domestic and international leagues Must have strong creative and editorial skills Contingency thinking style Strong working relationships with leading social media networks Due to the nature of the sports industry and match scheduling, you will be expected to regularly work weekends and evenings.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading global sport organisation have an exciting opportunity for someone to join their media department in Manchester. They’re looking for a Video Editor to play a key role in producing content alongside their clients – some of the world’s largest sports organisations. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// You will play an important role in the creative team, working client side within the production and curation of content for their website and social channels. You’ll understand what looks good in sports videos and be up to date with the latest trends in social content, understanding how your content will be viewed and what people really want to see. Day to take you will be taking live footage to edit into compelling and attention-grabbing content, but you will also make use of the organisations extensive archive and become an expert on using this to create something new. Be able to take a creative brief to capture the required shots and creative thinking and implementation for commercial content across all digital platforms including their website, YouTube channel and social media. You will need to stay ahead of the game, so timeliness is imperative. · Working alongside the whole media team, to generate attention-grabbing & original content · Publishing and uploading new and engaging content · Support the London content and video teams with tasks such as fly-on-the-wall pieces, challenge based content and general training footage. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Advanced video editing skills including a clear understanding of audio and colour correction. Advanced skills in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Must have an encyclopaedic knowledge of football Experience in the sport industry is desirable, but not essential Experience in producing professional video using DSLR or mirrorless cameras. Must have strong track record of producing powerful content. Knowledge and experience of all digital media, including social media.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A world leading London based Premier League football club who are seeking a Premium Sales Executive to drive forward the organisation's new hospitality areas and develop on its existing success. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// In this role, you will be a key figure in driving the new business sales in the expansion of the clubs hospitality offering. Highlighting and targeting new sectors will be your job whilst also successfully account managing the clients you bring on board. Negotiation and your skills of persuasion will be put to the test on a regular basis as you ensure strong levels of repeat business throughout the season. You’ll work with catering and operations teams too, making sure the service is delivered at the standard expected with the clients experience paramount. You’ll have great networking and interpersonal skills and will use these to develop your business relationships and drive forward profitable partnerships for the club. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// · Experience of working in a fast-moving, target focussed environment · Sales experience in the hospitality/sports/entertainment industry would be beneficial · Strong account management skills · A proactive approach to identifying opportunities · Very strong communication and relationship building skills To apply for this role please send your CV to email@example.com
WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// We are working with a London based digital agency who are looking for a Digital and Social Media Manager. They are looking for someone who can develop and plan social media campaigns to elevate their clients as well as maintaining and developing key relationships. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Creating a digital approach for the organisation as a business Responsible for creating annual and campaign centric content calendars Developing creative concepts and ideas for social and digital campaigns Oversee the entire planning and delivery of digital activity and campaigns including advising clients. You will develop new relationships and maintain current relationships with both clients and rights holders. Regular analysis of client’s competition, new technology and platforms to ensure there is developments in digital marketing and relevant activity. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Experience of content management Ability to develop positive working relationships at all levels Good relationship management skills Ability to adapt quickly and positively to new circumstances Have a creative mind Daily user of most social media platforms Highly organised and a team player with a passion for sports Have a can-do attitude at all times To apply please press the apply button or get in touch with Emma at The Executives in Sport Group to discuss the role in more detail.
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