Work in Sports Newsletter vol 58
Sorare Featured Job, Excel Sports Management Company Profile, and Top/New Pro jobs of the Week
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In the last week, we’ve added over 60 new jobs to our job board with more being added each day! This week’s featured job is a Head of Communications role with Sorare, and we break down Excel SM from a hiring perspective. Top & New jobs this week come from the Fanatics, OpenBet, Major League Baseball, Amazon, Penn National Gaming, U of Maryland Athletics, Excel SM, Gametime, CAA, Puma, and more!
Weekly Jobs Recap
Top Jobs viewed last week on Openly Jobs
Head of Social @ Fanatics (view here)
Director New Business Development @ OpenBet (view here)
Technical Project Manager @ Major League Baseball (view here).
Senior Vendor Manager, Sports @ Amazon (view here)
Sr. Manager, User Acquisition @ Penn National Gaming (view here)
Top NEW jobs on Openly Jobs
Associate Director of Basketball Performance @ University of Maryland (view here)
Coordinator, Digital & Social Media Analytics @ Excel Sports Management (view here)
TikTok Advertising Content Creator @ Gametime (view here)
Financial Analyst, Sports @ CAA (view here)
Manager, Creative Content @ Puma (view here)
Top Categories on Openly Jobs
Organization Hiring Profile
Organization: Excel Sports Management
Industry: Sport/Athlete Management & Marketing Agency
Location: Los Angeles, CA
# of Openings: 10
# of Employees: 241
Category of open roles: Brand Marketing, Corporate Development, Hospitality, Partnerships
Featured Job:Coordinator, Digital & Social Media Analytics - Apply Below
Featured Job of the Week
Head of Communications
Location: New York City, NY
Overview: Lead the strategic narrative around Sorare’s products and the company vision to external audiences globally.
What This Role Will Do:
Work closely with the executive team to support high profile media engagements and events and help position them as thought leaders in the NFT, Gaming and Sport ecosystem
Deliver proactive media relationships with journalists and influencers, including consumer, entertainment, technology, sport and broadcast press
Use blogs, speeches, social media, and other digital strategies to tell stories that are important to the company and our products
Create global communications programs that support our portfolio of products and partnerships (EMEA, NA, LATAM, APAC)
Manage external PR agencies to deliver results on Sorare’s global communication strategy
Work collaboratively with the operations team to support the growth goals of the company
Why we like it?
Sorare is transforming online sports fandom and giving its community a new way to connect to the clubs and players that they love. The platform had a monthly card sales volume of over $80M since January 2021 across 140 countries. Based in Paris, Sorare is funded by a world-class team including Benchmark, Accel Partners, e.ventures, footballers Gerard Piqué, Antoine Griezmann and Rio Ferdinand.
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