Work in Sports Newsletter vol 52
FleishmanHillard Featured Job, Oakland Athletics Company Profile, Top/New Pro jobs of the Week and Baller Careers Tip of the Week.
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In the last week, we’ve added over 30 new jobs to our job board with more being added each day! This week we continue our collaboration with Baller Careers. Check out the Career Tip of the Week below. This edition’s featured job is a VP, Sports Communications role with the FleishmanHillard, and we break down the Oakland Athletics from a hiring perspective. Top & New jobs this week come from the Cincinnati Bengals, Memphis Grizzlies, Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Commanders and more!
Weekly Jobs Recap
Top Jobs viewed last week on Openly Jobs
Top NEW jobs on Openly Jobs
Partnership Marketing Coordinator @ Houston Texans (view here)
Business Analyst @ New York Jets (view here)
Logistics and Operations Manager @ Pittsburgh Steelers (view here)
Marketing (Entertainment Teams) Seasonal Associate @ Philadelphia Eagles (view here)
Premium Client Services Manager @ Washington Commanders (view here)
Top Categories on Openly Jobs
Baller Careers Tip of the Week
Ready to land your next job in sports? We’ve teamed up with Sports Industry Career Coach and Founder of Baller Careers, Adriene Bueno, to bring you the latest sports job tips, insights, and resources.
Resume Tips That Helped Me Land Sports Jobs At The NBA, LA Clippers, Adidas, EA & LinkedIn
These six tried-and-tested resume tips have helped me and my clients land sports job interviews and offers at 100s of companies.
Organization Hiring Profile
Organization: Oakland Athletics
Industry: Spectator Sports
Location: Oakland, CA
# of Openings: 9
# of Employees: 620
Category of open roles: Accounting, Administrative, Finance, Grounds, Marketing, Operations, Ticket Sales, Video Production
Featured Job: Director of Finance - Apply Below
Featured Job of the Week
Vice President, Sports Communications
Location: New York City, NY
Overview: FleishmanHillard, a leading global communications agency, has an immediate opening for a Managing Supervisor or Vice President (pending experience) to join our dynamic consumer practice in New York, focusing on sports communications and media relations. This position provides a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned communications professional with a background in and passion for sports communications and sports business to work with collaborative teams on communications strategy and campaigns, creative ideation, media relations, brand building, business development and content creation on behalf of our global clients.
Drive day-to-day activities for multiple client accounts, including media relations, content creation, and project management for sports sponsorship activations, product announcements, athlete/celebrity endorsements and other brand activations across consumer and vertical markets.
Build media relations strategy and execute, with a team, for our clients across a variety of media verticals, including sports, sports business, men’s and women’s lifestyle, fashion, culture, sneakers, entertainment, local market, and more.
Develop and maintain strong media relationships and pitch sophisticated ideas. Help shape client stories and messages with partners across media and platforms, with the goal of integrating clients into the broader news cycle and trending social conversations.
Provide proactive client counsel, insights, and recommendations for sponsorship activations, athletes, teams, leagues, national governing bodies, as well as celebrity endorsements.
Write and edit communications materials that capture relevant audiences and reflect an understanding of our clients’ businesses – ranging from internal to external documents, including pitches, plans, memos, research, written content, media materials, website and social media content, client correspondence, and collateral.
Deliver creative communications ideas that help global clients breakthrough a cluttered sports landscape.
Work with senior team members to bring new opportunities to our existing clients and contribute to new business proposals.
Why we like it?
This position would join FH Sports, a team of more than 150 sports centric communications counselors in 40+ offices across the world that help shape the dialogue for a roster of top global brands. A successful candidate will leverage sports, sports business, men’s and women’s lifestyle, fashion, culture, sneakers, entertainment and local market outlets. This job requires trendspotting and keeping a pulse on emerging sports and lifestyle media and platforms.
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