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Sports operations manager jobs

Depending on the type and size of organization, sports operations managers have a position that can vary widely. However, no matter who you work for, typical tasks are likely to include:

  • Business and financial management
  • Event organisation
  • Marketing
  • Personnel management
  • Advocacy

There has been a rapid expansion in the UK sport and leisure industry during the past decade, which has increased the opportunities for sports operations managers. For example, in 2002, 45 Strategic Sports Partnerships were set up across the UK, creating many new jobs for sports operations managers. There are also a number of specialist sports and leisure consultancies which accept undergraduates for work experience placements.

There are a variety of different types of organizations where you might find work:
  • UK Sport and Sports Coach UK
  • National governing bodies of sport (Sport England, Sports Council for Wales
  • Sport Scotland, Sports Council for Northern Ireland)
  • Local authorities
  • Providers of sport and leisure facilities
  • Sports clubs
  • Sports marketing companies
  • Sporting events companies

As you would expect in such a healthy jobs market, there are numerous places to look for work, including:
  • Leisure Management
  • Leisure News and Jobs (LNJ)
  • Institute of Leisure and Amenities Management (ILAM)
  • UK Sport
  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
  • English Institute of Sport
  • The Sportsweb
  • sportsrecruitment
  • Jobs With Balls
  • The Leisure Media Company
  • Local and regional newspapers
  • National newspapers and industry magazines

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