We’re actively seeking a Commercial Strategy Manager to join one of London’s brightest sports consultancies. Joining a highly skilled team who cover research, insight, planning and strategy, you’ll be tasked with supporting the commercial team as they bring new clients on board and servicing existing ones on a global scale. You’ll project manage, pitch (including building pitch decks and then presenting) and ensure that the business development team win and retain key clients. They have an ambition to drive up standards and win more clients and need someone who has a strong drive and excellent communication skills. The role will also involve significant facetime with clients, interpreting their diverse needs and working out how best to support them. You’ll be the glue that holds everything together and it would be really helpful if you understand typical agency roles such as planners, creatives and comms. You’ll be at the heart of client projects and deploy relevant work streams. You’ll be tasked with some of the following key responsibilities; Identifying meeting requirements / opportunities Interrogating briefs and identifying ‘how to win’ Lead pitch responses (RFPs) Support with training of colleagues/team members in optimising the pitch process Actively support new business projects Developing strong relationships with existing and prospect clients and nurture towards leads Longer term, working with colleagues to identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of and grow the account of work for Brands (existing clients) Key skills required; Experience leading teams for pitch responses from start to finish Excellent written and verbal communication skills An ability to work across multiple departments in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment; this is a role that requires advanced plate spinning! Perceptive; read between the lines in dealing with clients – what are they really after and ‘how do we win?’ Great interpersonal skills and ability to build strong, positive relationships Interested in the sponsorship landscape and up to speed on market trends etc Ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot Proactive and ambitious for your clients and the agency A strategic thinker Experience and education requirements Bachelors degree or higher Minimum 5+ years experience in sports & entertainment marketing / sponsorship or related field Relevant experience of working on and leading new business pitches Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders and clients
Are you great at admin, proactive and have an excellent attention to detail? Want to work in a fast-paced but fun, relaxed and friendly office environment? If so, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. If you have a love of sport then that would be great too, but it's certainly not essential. We, The Executives In Sport Group, are looking for a Recruitment Administrator to join our growing team. Ideally this would be a full-time position, however we will also consider somebody on a part-time basis and can be flexible on hours to work around school times. Working closely with the Directors and supporting the recruitment and research teams, you will provide a complete administrative support function that will include the following: Taking responsibility for general office management, including IT, health and safety and elements of HR Liaising with candidates to arrange and coordinate interviews, including sending out interview confirmations and diary management Advertising new vacancies, tracking applications and assisting with shortlisting for roles Assisting in the drafting of adverts Formatting CVs Updating, maintaining and cleansing the CRM database Carrying out research on specific recruitment projects Managing the social media channels and content distribution Skills & experience required: Experience of working in an administrative position An interest in recruitment A proactive approach to work Excellent diary management and coordination skills Experience of working within a very busy, deadline driven environment High levels of IT proficiency A high standard of work and ability to complete work within agreed timescales Ability to deal with high level workloads and changing priorities On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary and the chance to work with a growing company in a unique sports based recruitment environment.
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A sports broadcaster who are a leader in their field are looking for a number of Broadcast Engineers at varying levels of seniority to join the team as they seek to expand their offering. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Regular tasks for you as a Broadcast Engineer will include the organisation of video and audio signal quality, camera racking, communications, links, rigging, testing, establishing external feeds and troubleshooting in a live sports environment. It will be your job to deliver a high quality of service for the broadcast, ensuring any problems are dealt with swiftly and successfully and are kept to a minimum. The more senior engineers will help in the planning and preparation for large fixtures, ensuring everything is in place for their team to successfully executive a live event broadcast. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have good knowledge of outside broadcast, ideally within live sport Knowledge of HD-SDI and IP broadcast systems Must be familiar with key broadcast systems Competent in the use of electrical supply systems If this role sounds like a role for you then get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A leading sports & entertainment marketing agency are seeking an Account Director to join their team and be the lead contact for one of its largest accounts in Rugby. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Day to day you will work on the front line of the organisations relationships with its brands in terms of devising, directing and implementing projects to meet their requirements. You will hold significant responsibility in client management, team leadership and partner management and work flexibly in the ever-changing agency environment staying current with best practice. You will be on hand for the delivery of activations, travelling with the business globally to do so. Working with a globally recognised brand you will successful deliver the activations and hospitality in line with their contract to a first class level. Provide strategic guidance to the brand on its path to meet strategic objectives Hold overall responsibility for partnership performance Be responsible for execution of all elements of the programme Lead the strategic development of the relationship and act as trusted advisor to the brand THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Must have experience in a similar position A proven track record of success in Account Management, Brand Planning and Brand Activation Strong relationship building skills Commercial acumen And understanding of brands and their relationship with the sports industry On offer for the right candidate is up to £45,000. If this role sounds like your next step then get in touch with email@example.com
WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A professional sports organisation based in Brighton are seeking a Marketing Manager to join the team, creating and implementing effective marketing and PR campaigns. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// At this thriving sports organisation you will be tasked with driving awareness and key income lines through targeted marketing campaigns, both nationally and locally. Managing multiple locations, it will fall to you to oversee budget and resources to achieve the maximum potential from all marketing activities, liaising with suppliers and media partners to drive successful commercial partnerships. Your day to day activities will include: Driving event day sales through promotional Work closely with local and national companies to develop close partnerships for both event and non-event days As keeper of the keys for all social media channels you will develop targeted social networking initiatives to utilise the following and to grow it Using the extensive database, you will create targeted campaigns across email and direct mail, relevant to the audience and with the purpose to drive them to visit the venue Evaluation of marketing campaigns, including event day data capture and competitor data and reporting to senior management This is a broad marketing role and will see you working across multiple disciplines include event marketing, direct marketing, digital and PR. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Experience in a similar role, working in both digital, print and event marketing Thorough understanding of marketing strategies Track record of managing and achieving marketing strategies Proven ability to grow sales and footfall through marketing campaigns Excellent analytical, reporting and presentation skills If this role sounds like your next step then get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO THEY ARE & WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// A leading leisure and entertainment based in the North West are seeking an interim Head of Facilities to join the team on a 3-6 month contract managing all on site operations. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// In this role you will oversee all onsite operations for event days, including responsibility for: facilities, maintenance, cleaning, security, waste management and minor works projects. Key responsibilities will include: Leading the operations team for successful delivery of facilities services Prioritise, plan and monitor all planned PPM’s works for technical installations and M&E Manage the CAFM software for planned and reactive repairs and renewals You’ll manage and support the operations team members in their delivery of tasks Manage the budget for all facilities related costs including staff, repairs, utilities and event day costs Work alongside the event team for successful event planning and delivery Ensure all works and operations meet current statutory regulations THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Experience leading a multi-functional department Experience managing an events venue Proven experience devising, implementing and delivering on key objectives Experience managing and delivering CAPEX and revenue targets Strong presentation skills and ability to prepare contract documents Experience of the legal and regulatory requirements If this role sounds like your next step then get in touch with email@example.com
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR// A leading digital sports agency are seeking a Content Marketing Manager to join their Digital Media team and work with teams across Europe to executing a robust content strategy for each partner. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// Travelling regularly across Europe, you will work with the organisations many partners and Digital Media Groups to form strong relationships and create individual content from a mixture of archive and original content. This role will work across various teams within the organisation, liaising frequently with the social media team to grow the channels and working closely with the Commercial team to ensure all contractually content obligations are met. This is a creative role and you will be tasked with executing content of the highest level, both creatively and editorially ensuring all content is accurate and relevant for the market. You’ll be in tune with popular football culture and have your finger on the pulse on key upcoming events and new talent entering the industry. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// Transferable experience in a digital sport content role Must understand the commercial drivers of international football clubs and their stakeholders Must have an encyclopaedic knowledge of football Strong understanding of how social media operates within sport Excellent editorial, creative, planning and operational skills On offer for the right candidate is a salary circa £40,000 and the opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking organisation at the forefront of the industry.
WHO THEY ARE// An innovative global sports organisation, who are ground breaking leaders in their field. WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// They’re seeking a German speaking recruiter, based at their London office, to own the recruitment process and provide dedicated support to the German office. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// It’s all about quality rather than quantity here, and you will be tasked with finding the organisation the most talented individuals in the industry to add to their growing team. You will manage the full recruitment process, from writing engaging job specs, screening candidates, conducting interviews and achieving successful hires. Using your fluent German language skills you will execute your recruitment strategy for each role, networking and building relationships with relevant candidates as you become the expert in the German sport recruitment space to maximise direct hires. Acting as a candidate ambassador you will deliver a top rate candidate experience each and every time, in line with the organisations philosophy. You will work particularly across the commercial, production and marketing sectors, proactively seeking areas to grow and staying on top of industry trends to keep the organisation at the top of its gain, achieving both business and personal goals. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// You must have recruitment experience both in-house and agency side Must be fluent in both English and German Experience in global recruitment- an understanding of visa restrictions and cultural differences Proven success in sourcing and placing candidates On offer for the right candidate is a salary of £40,000-£45,000 (depending on experience), 25 days holiday and private medical insurance along with the opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking organisation at the forefront of the industry. An innovative global sports organisation, who are ground breaking leaders in their field. WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR// They’re seeking a German speaking recruiter to own the recruitment process and provide dedicated support to the German office. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING// It’s all about quality rather than quantity here, and you will be tasked with finding the organisation the most talented individuals in the industry to add to their growing team. You will manage the full recruitment process, from writing engaging job specs, screening candidates, conducting interviews and achieving successful hires. Using your fluent German language skills you will execute your recruitment strategy for each role, networking and building relationships with relevant candidates as you become the expert in the German sport recruitment space to maximise direct hires. Acting as a candidate ambassador you will deliver a top rate candidate experience each and every time, in line with the organisations philosophy. You will work particularly across the commercial, production and marketing sectors, proactively seeking areas to grow and staying on top of industry trends to keep the organisation at the top of its gain, achieving both business and personal goals. THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED// You must have recruitment experience both in-house and agency side Must be fluent in both English and German Experience in global recruitment- an understanding of visa restrictions and cultural differences Proven success in sourcing and placing candidates On offer for the right candidate is a salary of £40,000-£45,000 (depending on experience), 25 days holiday and private medical insurance along with the opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking organisation at the forefront of the industry.
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.
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.
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.
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