Club and Teamwear Sales Executive

Northern UK Based Role

We are looking for an experienced candidate with good experience in Club and Teamwear Sales to join our expanding team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for our Club wholesale accounts and Teamsport business in the region, driving overall sales and profitability while maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders. 

The successful candidate must have a strong commercial acumen, be organised, personable and sales oriented.  We expect you to have good negotiation skills and the ability to foster strong relationships with customers.  You should be able to facilitate communication with Clubs and Teamsport accounts to build long-term relationships to identify and achieve business goals.

Candidate requirements:   

  • Proven work experience of 3-5 years in sales, preferably Club or Teamwear sales
  • Sports industry experience essential
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating and meeting clients’ requirements
  • In-depth understanding of sales performance metrics and an ability to report these, both written and verbally
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills across all levels
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Innovative, commercially minded thinker
  • Current driving-licence essential
  • Availability to travel as needed

To apply please send your CV with details of salary expectation in your application to:  [email protected]

Digital Content & Activation Specialist

We are looking for a Digital Content & Activation Specialist to join our Umbro team in Cologne, Germany. Here at Umbro we do everything football - from performance to lifestyle. We are a passionate group of likeminded individuals and we love what we do, so you’d be joining a team of engaged and talented colleagues. We are looking for someone who can bring innovative ideas, create content and collaborate with the wider marketing team and business.

All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:

  • Social Media including but not limited to content production, scheduling, planning,
    posting, monitoring and reporting
  • Execution of marketing initiatives and strategic collaborations
  • Activation of our sponsorships with football clubs
  • Liaise with external agencies and freelancers
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside of the organisation
  • Drive innovation
  • Support of the head of marketing on a daily basis 

Requirements, knowledge and expertise that matter most for this role:

  • Extensive Social Media and content creation knowledge and expertise
  • Digital Native
  • Football and/or streetwear addict
  • Hands-on mentality especially when it comes to content creation
  • Marketing or sports marketing background
  • Videography and/or photography expertise
  • Excellent attention to detail with no compromise in juggling multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience in managing external agencies and freelancers
  • Story teller and ability to influence both peers and senior management
  • Strong decision maker and problem solver
  • Willingness to drive own projects and create results
  • Ability to put strategy into action
  • Strong German and English language skills, written and verbal
  • Availability to travel as needed
  • Permanently based in Cologne, Germany

To apply please send your CV (English version) with work samples and details of salary expectation in your application to [email protected].