Commercial & Partnerships Lead, – Women’s Professional Game, FA

In what is an exciting time for the Women’s Professional Domestic Game in England, the 22/23 season has seen record attendances and viewership of Women’s professional football in this country and the domestic leagues continue to grow at an unprecedented pace.

Since professionalisation in 2018, the Women’s domestic leagues have seen incredible growth under the leadership of the Football Association. At this transformational time for the game, we are looking to develop an independent structure that will allow the leagues to transition to a NewCo over the course of the next season.

We are searching for a Commercial and Partnerships Lead, who will play a key senior management role with Barclay’s Women’s Super League (BWSL) and Barclay’s Women’s Championship (BWC) to drive forward commercial programme during a period of transformational growth in the Women’s Professional Game.

You will lead the management and delivery of the commercial and partnerships programme as part of the women’s professional game division as it continues to transition to a NewCo, working closely with other FA Commercial, Marketing and wider teams.

We are searching for an individual who is passionate about the growth of Women’s football and will provide effective leadership for the Commercial and Partnerships Team.

Note: Women’s Professional Game includes the Barclays Women’s Super League (BWSL), Barclays Women’s Championship (BWC) and the Continental Tyres League Cup.

What will you be doing?


  • Lead a team in developing and delivering the commercial strategy and programme for the Women’s Professional Game (WPG)
  • Develop strong relationships with commercial contacts within BWSL and BWC clubs including attendance/input into BWSL & BWC Commercial Committee meetings.
  • Manage the ongoing consultation with BWSL and BWC clubs, specifically in relation to core terms and commercial rights of WPG governance – including Club Licence, Commercial Regulations and Broadcast Regulations.
  • Planning and management of commercial aspects of the Club Licence and Commercial Regulations.
  • Support in the commercial elements of digital and data development plans.
  • Work alongside all relevant internal teams (i.e. WPG Senior Leadership Team, league operations, broadcast, partnerships, communications, marketing) to implement commercial rights programme for BWSL and BWC and ensure delivery of rights for key stakeholders.
  • Oversee liaison with BWSL and BWC clubs (General Managers/CMK contacts) on management and delivery of club-led commercial rights for WPG partners.
  • Full review and rewording of commercial elements of BWSL and BWC Club Licence Application (for teams seeking promotion) and inclusion on Promotion Application Technical Panel for review of commercial aspects of applications.
  • Provide support to BWC and FA Women’s National League (FAWNL) clubs for the development of commercial plans as preparation for transition into BWSL and BWC.
  • Oversee ground-dressing programme for the WPG delivery including budgets, tender for procurement etc.


  • Drive value for the WPG’s portfolio of commercial partners supporting activation programmes and ensuring alignment to the strategic priorities of the WPG.
  • Oversee WPG commercial partnerships team ensuring efficient client servicing and delivery of rights.
  • Manage the insights and research support for current partners, renewals and future partnership discussions.
  • Support the delivery partnership renewals with key partners as relevant within each sponsorship term.
  • Oversee budget requirements across each partner liaising with other teams as required.


  • Champion world-class service delivery of league and club services; obtain customer feedback and make any improvements as necessary.
  • Lead, manage and coach the team effectively, ensuring all staff have regular personal development reviews, clear objectives and individual personal development plans.
  • Develop an annual business plan and budget for women’s professional game policy, licensing, and compliance, ensuring prioritisation and allocation of major tasks and that all risks are identified, and any mitigating actions put in place.
  • Execute additional tasks as required to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.
    What are we looking for?

Essential for the role:

  • Experience in developing & delivering commercial strategies and programmes (sports focus)
  • Proven experience in leading and developing brand partnership activation plans and campaigns.
  • Excellent relationship & stakeholder management skills at all levels that can be used effectively both internally and externally.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience working with cross-functional project teams.
  • Proven experience working with sponsor agencies.
  • Proven experience in sponsorship programme creation and sale/negotiation.
  • Proven experience working with commercial contracts and legal teams.
  • Proven experience in managing and supporting direct reports and channelling their professional growth.
  • Skills and experience working alongside Marketing, Brand and Communications teams.
  • Strategic thinker able to consider wider and longer-term impacts.
  • Experience in sponsorship research and insight measurement Knowledge of football, sport and sponsorship markets.

Beneficial to have:

  • Relevant qualification/degree.
  • Interest and knowledge of women’s football.
  • Good contacts and relationships.
  • Experience working with broadcasters and the media.
  • Understanding of the digital marketing landscape.
  • Strong presentation and reporting skills.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to ensuring everyone can flourish in their roles, to achieve this we have unique office spaces under the arch of the iconic Wembley National Stadium, which is the home of English Football. We are also delighted to offer a world-class, Elite Performance Centre, St. George’s Park in Staffordshire which is an exceptional setting to develop and inspire high-performing England teams and leaders.

We pride ourselves in offering a competitive salary as well as great opportunities to develop and grow in your role. But that is not all; we also have a range of exciting benefits, some of which can be found below:

  • Access to event day tickets at Wembley Stadium, alongside a host of regular internal events throughout the season encouraging you to connect and learn with your colleagues and look after your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Free, nutritious lunches, at Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park.
  • Free private medical cover.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • An additional Thank You days leave, volunteering days as well as 25 days annual leave.
  • A hybrid working model offering flexibility on where you work.

For more information on what it is like to work at The FA, please visit our FA Careers page,

Head of Venue and Tournament Operations – Rugby World Cup 2025

Rugby World Cup 2025 (RWC 2025) in England, will be the 10th edition of the women’s tournament. In line with the ‘game-changer’ objectives of World Rugby’s strategic plan to provide a hosting roadmap for Rugby World Cup and stimulate dynamic development of rugby globally, World Rugby has recently established World Rugby Events (EventsCo) which is charged with organising and delivering major international events. Under the new model World Rugby will have a more direct role in the setting up, planning and delivery of the Rugby World Cups and aims to become a leader in the delivery of major international events.

In partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and UK Sport a local operating company (LOC) has been formed for RWC 2025.

Ambitions for the tournament are high as women’s rugby is one of the fastest growing team sports in the world. RWC 2025 will be the ultimate stage for the best players, teams and coaches from 16 nations across the globe and is set to be the biggest and most widely watched women’s rugby event ever.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a global event that will set new standards, drive the growth of women’s rugby and promote opportunities for women on and off the pitch. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about sport, understand the power it has to make a difference and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion for the event. You will be part of a team that aims to make history by breaking records for women’s sport and inspiring a new generation of audiences and participants.

World Rugby is looking to appoint a Head of Venue and Tournament Operations within the RWC 2025 LOC, based in London. The Head of Venue and Tournament Operations is a key member of the leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of key functional areas including Venue Operations, Overlay, City Operations, Ceremonies & Sports Presentation, Image & Look and Media Operations. The role will ensure that all match venues are appropriately scoped and delivered to the highest possible standards for each client group by ensuring the planning process is relevant and thorough and integrates all other departments within the RWC 2025 LOC and all other Stakeholders.

Reporting to the Managing Director RWC 2025 there will be a close working relationship with all operations teams and client groups within the LOC and World Rugby EventsCo. The Head of Venue and Tournament Operations will have a number of direct reports across the functional area responsibilities.


  • Lead the planning and delivery of a portfolio of specific Functional Areas; Venue Operations, Overlay, City Operations, Ceremonies & Sports Presentation, Image & Look and Media Operations.
  • Oversee the management of the budget for all areas of responsibility to ensure delivery within budget scope to deliver operational requirements to service standards.
  • Monitor and manage milestones outlined in the tournament masterplan, ensuring all elements are met on time and to the desired standard, with risks identified and mitigated against.
  • Work closely with other members of the senior team to support LOC and EventsCo management with tournament reviews, Board meetings and assurance check points.
  • Lead the collaborative working relationship with the RFU, Host Venues and Cities during planning and operations ensuring each stakeholder delivers on its core agreement commitments.
  • Oversee the recruitment and management of Venue and Tournament Operations staff including FA Managers/Coordinators and tournament-time operational staff. Oversee their training and onboarding, including all arrangements for their tournament-time deployment.
  • Oversee the development of and contribute to required documentation, including tournament handbooks, manuals and guides, as well all LOC and wider EventsCo policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and centrally manage issues and queries during the planning and delivery of the tournament, supporting staff on the ground from the Main Operations Centre, collating data and reports and escalating issues as needed.


  • Experience in holding a senior management role within a major sporting event landscape or equivalent events.
  • Demonstrable success in managing or leading a functional area/specific project portfolio from providing strategic direction and guidance through to overseeing operational planning and delivery.
  • Experience overseeing and managing budgets over multiple areas.
  • Demonstrable experience in a number of functional areas falling within the remit of role, including planning and operational delivery experience.
  • Demonstrable success in supporting senior leaders and providing managerial support and leadership to a team or workforce.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple individuals across a varied portfolio of responsibilities.
  • Experience dealing with purchase order systems, other enterprise system tools and project management tools.


  • A passion for sport and to contribute to the further growth of the women’s game.
  • Takes positive action to build a diverse team and develop a culture of inclusion and belonging.
  • Role-models World Rugby’s values of Discipline, Respect, Integrity, Passion, and Solidarity.
  • A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude; someone who is resilient, flexible, curious, and delivery focused.
  • Adept at working under pressure in a fast-paced environment, delivering work to deadlines and honouring commitments.
  • A collaborative team player, who builds strong relationships with colleagues and a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, managing multiple workstreams at once; meticulous attention to detail.
  • Can navigate ambiguity and cut through complexity, taking a logical and creative approach to problem-solving.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

World Rugby is committed to building a diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality and inclusion and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace, which reflects the global sport we want to be and where everyone can be themselves and feel they belong.

Flexible Working:

The role offers hybrid working, taking into account the event needs during planning and operations phases.

Senior Event Manager – Arsenal

We are looking for Senior Event Manager to lead the strategic planning and operational delivery for external and internal events, across all of our locations.The Senior Event Manager will play an important role in establishing a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for Arsenal events, ensuring each event is delivered to the highest standards.

Who We Are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Responsibility for the strategic planning and operational delivery of all Arsenal events at Emirates Stadium and other sites.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with all departments across the club, ensuring each event is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest possible standards.
  • Line managing a team of five executives across the following areas:
    • Club Events
    • Football Events
    • Matchday Supporter Experience
  • Developing, implementing, and managing a sustainable long-term operating model for all events, ensuring consistent and high-quality programming, logistical delivery, and efficiency.
  • Ensuring that venue set up, equipment and other logistical requirements is in accordance with customer requirements, brand standards and complies with Health & Safety guidelines.

What We Are Looking For

  • Proven experience in the operational delivery of large and small-scale events at major venues.
  • Successfully delivered high-profile, private events.
  • Experience managing matchday activations and supporter engagement for major brands and/or professional football clubs.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, including demonstrable ability to project manage event delivery.
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced and varied workload, working under pressure and, at times, outside of standard working hours.
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of internal and external customers, adapting style and approach.
  • Actively cooperates and communicates with others, fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration.

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
  • Great internal learning and development programmes
  • A flexible hybrid working model
  • Priority access to apply for match tickets
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

Head of Racing – The Jockey Club

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for aHead of Racing to join our Newmarket Racecourse team

About The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club stages thrilling sporting occasions and live events nationwide including The Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival & The Derby. Owning & operating 15 course’s, millions of people every year enjoy the special experiences we offer through racing, music, food and entertainment on raceday’s and beyond.

As the largest commercial group in British racing, we are guided by our mission to act for the long term good of the sport. Every penny we make goes back into racing to promote excellence within Britain’s second biggest spectator sport. Our people are what makes this possible

At The Jockey Club people are at the heart of what we do and drive our success. We are inclusive and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. Diverse, collaborative teams are pivotal to our success and support the potential and growth of all our people.

The Head of Racing will

  • Manage, motivate, develop, and lead the Newmarket racing teams to deliver outstanding service and results.
  • Lead on and be the spokesperson on all equine matters relating to all racedays at Newmarket.
  • Manage the communication with multiple industry bodies such as The Thoroughbred Group & The British Horseracing Authority
  • Oversee excellent standards of turf husbandry and estate management.
  • Identify and grow talent to ensure the right level and quality of resource is in place for current and future requirements.
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team to agree and implement a cost-effective business strategy for the racecourse that helps deliver the overall vision and strategic plan of The Jockey Club.
  • Lead on the planning, implementation and management of all grounds and course projects.
  • Oversee the recruitment and deployment of the Links, Weighing Room & Parade Ring casual staff.
  • In conjunction with the Group Racing Director – plan and manage the Fixture List and race programme, prize money budget and SIS race fee budget.
  • Ensure that Newmarket Racecourses programme strike a balance between the needs of the horse population and the commercial imperatives of the business. Endeavour to prosper through innovation in race programming.
  • Define and implement an equine welfare strategy for Newmarket Racecourses focusing on minimizing risk, improving outcomes, and delivering facilities/processes that are industry leading.

About you

¨ An experienced Clerk of the Course with a recognised accreditation

¨ Proven experience of leading, motivating and developing a large ground staff team

¨ Extensive knowledge and understanding of the UK racing industry.

¨ Previous experience of working well with both racing and wider media

¨ Calm measured and resilient with the ability to make effective decisions under pressure.

¨ An excellent communicator able to manage a wide range of relevant stakeholders.

¨ Commercially acute with the ability and desire to collaboratively work as part of a senior management team.

What we offer in return

  • All colleagues can go along to any of our race day or music events free of charge – along with 3 friends or family with our TeamPass Ticket scheme.
  • An award-winning pension scheme provider with a generous employer contribution
  • A healthcare cash back plan enabling you to claim money back on health & wellbeing services.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Access to a suite of Learning & Development training resources from renowned providers
  • A whole host of other benefits including free eyecare vouchers, a ride to work cycle scheme & discounts across varying retailers & services.

If you think you have everything we’re looking for and more, then we’d love to hear from you. Don’t hang around, our closing date for this vacancy is 19th June but we reserve the right to bring this forward if we have many applications.

Partner Marketing Executive – Chelsea

As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.

Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.

If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a Partner Marketing Executive to manage the end-to-end process for delivering the club’s commercial partners’ marketing campaigns across Chelsea FC channels. You will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of contractual marketing campaigns across digital, social, email, content and match day. Duties include:

– Support the Partner Marketing Manager in delivering the end-to-end partner campaign management process from briefing through to delivery and evaluation to meet agreed campaign KPIs

– Build strategic campaign plans to be delivered across the club’s global and local marketing channels including: digital (web and app), social, email and match day amongst others

– Offer marketing expertise, insights and advice to help partners build successful campaigns

– Develop campaign reports with the Insights team to analyse, evaluate and optimize the impact of partner activations

– Work closely with the Commercial Partnerships Activation team to ensure all partners contractual marketing assets and campaign activations are delivered to a best-in-class standard

– Ensure the club’s partners maximize the use of marketing rights and benefits to drive their key brand and business objectives

– Identify integration opportunities for Commercial Partners in the Marketing initiatives of the Club

– Ensure partner marketing initiatives are approved against and meet the brand standards and guidelines of the Club

– Maintain & developing key internal relationships (e.g. Commercial team, Communications team, Creative Team, Insights Team, Chelsea TV)

Specific responsibilities:

– Manage and own the partnership campaign tracker – document and share the scheduling and delivery of all partner campaigns

– Manage the partner campaign dashboard – own the campaign results dashboard to ensure all results and insights are accessible

– Campaign planning – host and attend campaign planning meetings to inform the strategic planning and scheduling of partner campaigns

– Campaign delivery – ensure all campaign assets are delivered on time and as agreed across the club’s marketing channels

– Campaign reporting – produce detailed reports for each campaign highlighting key insights, successes and areas for optimisation

Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:

– Proven experience within marketing.

– Experience of writing, managing and delivering integrated marketing campaigns utilising a full range of marketing tools and channels.

– Experience of working in a sponsorship/commercial partnership environment

– Familiarity with sponsorship contracts and rights packages

– Solid understanding of digital and social marketing best practices

– Ability to articulate and influence key strategic decisions, build relationships and manage multiple stakeholders.

– Outstanding organisational and project management skills.

– Creative flair and confidence with a positive attitude.

– Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise work in a demanding environment.

– Proactive team player able to work individually and as part of a team.

What We Offer:

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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

Tender for new website design and build for Clipper Yacht Race

The Clipper Race brand is currently accepting proposals in response to this RFP to find a qualified source that will ultimately provide

A) design and vision [create look and feel, wire frame, site map, user experience] and
B) build, code, the customisable mobile-optimised website.

As a result of the project the Clipper Race website shall continue to enhance our brand vision into the next phase of business growth.

It shall recruit crew globally (include data collection to new CRM, link to payment platform) and suitable business Partners (data collection).

A fully responsive site shall be mobile optimised, possibly app based, and integrated into the new CRM platform for data collection and management and marketing purposes.

Key features such as the Race Viewer may be enhanced, or possibly monetized.

Additional plugins will be possible adapting to the evolving needs and opportunities.

The website shall be compelling, inspiring, informative, and even addictive.

The objective of this Request for Proposal is to identify agents that will provide the best overall value to Clipper Ventures.

Our goals are to:

  1. Establish the right agents and partners for the task. They will have relevant commercial experience, be insightful and creative as well as forward thinking.
  2. Ensure the look and feel of the tenacious, courageous, risk-taking Clipper Race brand remains attractive to a wide audience, and especially core user groups. These stakeholders include returning and potential business Partners, existing and potential Race Crew, family and friends of the crew members, media outlets, staff, sailing community / competition.
  3. Make sure the site should not look dated or functionally fail within a reasonable timeframe (by which we mean 6-8 years min).
  4. To meet the commercial and creative objectives of our stakeholder groups (such as the different Clipper Ventures departments, investors etc)(to be outlined in detail), on time, on budget.
  5. To work with an agency as an incentivised partner with a contracted, agreed scope-of-work to maintain the site throughout the race cycle period, for up to four years to the end of the Clipper 2026-27 Race edition [Dec 2027].

Commercial Executive – Essex CCC

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives on being part of a team, wants to establish their career in the sports industry and is keen to succeed in a business development role. This position will enable the successful candidate to earn significant experience of the front end of commercial sports and they will carry significant responsibility for revenue generation within the organization, making them a key part of the business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving new business within Matchday Hospitality and Partnerships
  • Core member of the Partnerships department, working towards agreed targets
  • Business development-based role with a primary focus on our core cricket product, creating a pipeline of interest and ultimately selling matchday hospitality packages to both private individuals and businesses, as well as partnerships / sponsorships to local, regional, national and international brands
  • Secondary sales focus on additional Club events such as Annual Golf Day, End of Season Dinner and Lords Long Room Lunch etc
  • Responsible for strategic development and creation of bespoke sales presentations, and appropriate pricing
  • Represent the Club at business networking events and be an Ambassador for the Club, as required
  • Use of a variety of sales tools including, but not limited to our current CRM database (Events500), LinkedIn, social media networking, phone and email
  • Database management, with responsibility to grow our corporate database
  • Support with matchday hospitality delivery, as required
  • Reporting into Commercial Manager, and ultimately Head of Commercial,working within a supportive environment towards collective goalsPackage; £25k basic, excellent commission structure, plus additional benefits such as 8% non-contributory pension, free breakfasts, staff social events, free city centre parking, mobile phone, discounts on merchandise and free match tickets!

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Primarily office based but this role naturally will involve a considerable time ‘out of the office’ meeting contacts and developing relationships. Candidates are expected to work increased hours during busy periods of the year, especially in season and occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

Desirable attributes:

  • A minimum one year’s sales experience, in any industry
  • B2B sales experience preferable
  • Hospitality sales and / or sponsorship sales a bonus, but not essential
  • Interest and knowledge of cricket helpful, but not essential
  • Personable, hardworking, business minded, entrepreneurial
  • Ambitious and strategic mindset
  • Results and target driven
  • Strong communication, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, but as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, Powerpoint and a CRM system
  • Full driving license helpful, but not essential

Data and Insights Manager – Manchester City

Fan Experience Analytics and Insights is central to City Football Marketing’s global growth plan. Building fan loyalty, growth and monetisation across all territories through understanding of their behaviours and needs.

You will leverage industry leading cloud-based data platform (built in house) that allows to benefit from the current state-of-the-art technology such as machine learning, AI or big data to analyse fan behavioural data.

You must be highly analytical, personable, communicative and motivated to deliver actionable insights through data, with experience in managing projects through to completion. You will be working in a challenging and dynamic environment where your analysis will facilitate key business decisions and influence marketing strategies.

Role specific accountabilities: 


Proactively work with different teams to identify data solutions we can develop to support the business, creating project plans


Independently complete analytical projects, starting from the internal client’s brief to the presentation of the learnings


Build data models to improve personalisation, engagement and monetisation across our digital portfolio: email, website, app, digital ads and social media


Support more junior roles in project development and delivery


Act as Scrum Master in Agile set-up to ensure efficient team development of data

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience: 


  • At least 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role deriving actionable business insights from data (more junior candidates may be considered if proven fit)
  • Ability to use high-level scripting language (e.g. Python, PySpark, R) on a daily basis 
  • Consulting mindset, i.e., ability to guide business stakeholders through analytical insights to drive business value 
  • Experience with visualisation tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Computer Science or STEM/numerate degree
  • Experience in Agile framework


  • Experience with enterprise cloud services (especially Microsoft Azure) 
  • Certification in Agile development methodologies 
  • Understanding of Machine Learning techniques and concepts
  • Experience with software engineering best practices like version control and CI/CD across environments
  • Master in STEM field
  • Passion for sports, particularly football

Debenture Relationship Manager – Wimbledon

We’re looking for a Debenture Relationship Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract. In this role, you’ll manage a small team and lead and develop the differentiated service experience for the complete debenture operation, both year-round and during The Championships.

Delivery of this operation is complex and challenging and a desire to provide a first-class guest experience will be at the heart of your decisions, interactions, planning and the actions that you take. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead The Championships operational delivery, ensuring service standards and minimising queues. Take the initiative and go the extra mile; anticipate additional services and requirements
  • Oversee and quality control front of house services to debenture holders during The Championships, including seamless operation of debenture areas with the Food & Drink team
  • Recruit and train a team of debenture hosts to deliver a knowledgeable, friendly and professional service
  • Lead a team of three permanent staff in delivering a continually improving, innovative and world class customer service experience. Recruit, train and develop temporary staff through the Wimbledon placement scheme
  • Manage the relationship with debenture holders ensuring a high level of engagement and satisfaction. Encourage a level of personalised service through email, phone and in person events in order to develop and nurture strong relationships, to understand debenture holder needs and challenges and provide the very best support
  • Lead the year-round communication with debenture holders, including via the website and email and responses to individual queries to deliver a world class guest experience
  • Enhance the debenture website for use by debenture holders, and guests with debenture tickets, providing clear and concise information on the services and facilities available
  • Lead The Championships communication with debenture holders, including feedback, queries and managing expectations of your customer base 
  • Act as an escalation point in relation to customer queries and complaints
  • Work with the internal design team to produce annual debenture guides and gifts as well as ad-hoc publications and information
  • Run around four annual events for debenture holders
  • Working with the Financial Controller, coordinate and develop the Official Market, including proposals, website design, integration and allocation of tickets
  • Centre Court debenture issue
  • Execute the marketing strategy for the debenture issue.
  • Lead the prospectus design process for debenture issues, in conjunction with the creative team.
  • Working with the Financial Controller, coordinate and develop the application and allotment process for debentures.

The Championships

  • During The Championships and events, and in the build up to The Championships, you will need to work flexible shifts which will include evenings and weekends.

About You

  • Strong background and experience in delivering exceptional customer service in a hospitality, sporting or membership environment
  • Articulate and competent communicator across varied customer channels
  • Experience in leading customer communications, online, written and verbal, in a membership environment
  • Experience of dealing with elite, exclusive or high net worth individuals
  • The ability to problem solve, with a proven track record of complex complaint handling
  • The ability to manage a varied and challenging workload to strict deadlines
  • Dedicated and consistent attention to detail
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, with the ability to simplify existing processes
  • Experience of managing others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of customers, adapting style and approach as and when required
  • Creative problem solving
  • Passionate about providing an exceptional level of service
  • Positive and proactive approach to all elements of the role
  • Uses initiative and is proactive in helping to create and implement new ideas
  • Ability to manage in a pressurised environment

About Us 

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited (AELTC) organises and stages The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Debentures for Centre and No.1 Court are issued every five years and debenture holders have a range of facilities available during The Championships. This role is responsible for the overall relationship with debenture holders alongside Championships debenture operations.

This role will be involved in the marketing, creative and transactional elements of the forthcoming Centre Court debenture issue during spring 2024.

Chair – British Judo

The British Judo Association is the recognised National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Judo in Great Britain, including England Judo, Scottish Judo, Welsh Judo and Northern Irish Judo.

The Association represents Great Britain internationally and is a member of the International Judo Federation, the European Judo Union, the Judo Confederation of the European Union, the British Olympic Association, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Commonwealth Judo Association and the Commonwealth Games Federation.

It was established in 1948 and was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in 1978. The British Judo Association is recognised by UK Sport, Sport England, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, Sport Scotland, the British Olympic Association and the Sport and Recreation Alliance. The Board consists of 12 members, including the Chair, CEO, Home Nations representation and independent NEDs.

The British Judo Association are now recruiting a new chair, as the current chair’s term comes to an end and they are also recruiting an Independent Non Executive Director.


The position of chair comes with an honorarium and is for a 4 year term, with the potential of a further 4 year term.

The successful candidate will lead the British Judo Board to ensure achievement of the organisation’s strategic goals and a sound financial position. The organisation has six board meetings a year, normally held in Walsall.


  • Demonstrable success in a senior role in the private, public and/or voluntary sector, with an understanding of the chair’s role in promoting sound governance 
  • An understanding of the sporting landscape in the UK and the role that sport plays in society 
  • The ability to consider complex issues related to evaluating strategic performance, with the aptitude to think creatively and strategically 
  • Possess the skills to challenge, support and present views in a clear and concise manner 
  • A clear commitment to improving diversity and equality and understanding the needs of under-represented groups in sport 
  • The Chair will be a strategic leader, with a passion for sport and a willingness to devote time, energy and effort to British Judo