General presentation of the profession
The essence of the job is the club promotion and event organisation. You have an internal role with administrative follow-ups and manage external relations with club partners by representing your company.
The keys to success in this job
The ability to be versatile and show an interest in the organisation, working with a wide range of different audiences such as children, adults, volunteers, professionals, elected officials and partners. Self-reliance and independence are also required as well as flexible working hours, such as during weekends and on holidays. Geographical mobility may also be necessary.
Knowledge of the sport and the club as well.
As a sense of organisation and team management are all essential to thrive in this job. You must be creative and focused on communication as well as having mastered a foreign language.
Opportunities include those in clubs, leagues, federations, city and regional sports assistance and marketing and communication agencies.
From €2,000 per month. Size and nature of the club (professional or amateur) are influential factors.
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Jonathan, who graduated from the Sport Business Master’s in 2014, is a Fitness Centre Manager at Neoness.