- Q: What is the difference between a free account vs. a paid membership?
A: The main difference is that a paid member can access full job descriptions and apply to all the jobs in our database. Free accounts are able to post their resumes for our registered employers to search but are not able to conduct a full job search by applying to jobs.
- Q: What is a Quick Search?
In the time it takes you to read this answer you could be on your way to finding a new job in the sports industry. Use the FREE Quick Search
function to view current jobs that WorkInSports.com has to offer. You are able to view abbreviated job postings that meet your desired job category and location in minutes. We know you are interested in working in sports otherwise you wouldn’t be here. Don’t leave without running a Quick Search
- Q: How do I contact WorkInSports.com?
Whether you are a member, employer or site visitor our customer service department is here to assist you. For quick response, visit our Contact Us
page to submit your questions using our online submission form. If you prefer to speak to a representative by phone, you will find our phone numbers published on the same page. We are happy to field all questions you have and look forward to providing professional customer service to all inquiries.
- Q: How many jobs are posted at any given time?
A: You will find the exact live number of jobs posted on the top right portion of each page of the website. More importantly, what does this number really mean? The job number is continuously changing with hundreds of new jobs posted every week. As employers fill positions they are removed, which allows us to maintain an average of 85% of our jobs being posted within the last thirty days. Unlike other services, you will not find outdated or already filled jobs at WorkInSports.com. We know the best opportunity for you to get your next job is to have current job postings to apply to.
- Q: How current are job postings?
Simply put, we understand that our job seekers log-in everyday anticipating new positions, so that is what we deliver! We provide the most up to date current sports opportunities in the industry. Our employers have immediate and continuous hiring needs which allow us to post new opportunities on a daily basis. All jobs are individually reviewed by our staff to ensure quality, accuracy and prompt posting. Become a Member
today and begin your search and you will quickly understand why we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest quality job board in the industry.
- Q: What types of jobs are posted?
You will find a wide range of positions posted by employers. Take a look for yourself by performing a Quick Search
of the current job board. For your convenience we have created the following job categories within our online environment. Sports Sales, Advertising & Marketing
Public Relations & Sports Media
Sports Management, Finance & Administration
Facilities, Sports Events & Operations
Recreation Health & Fitness
Website, Technology and Computers
- Q: Do you post internships or full-time positions?
Whether you are a student looking for an internship, searching for your first full time sports job or a seasoned veteran looking to make your next switch you will find the jobs that meet your needs and requirements at WorkInSports.com. We normally maintain about 25% internships and 75% full-time positions. Take a look for yourself by using the FREE Quick Search
function to view abbreviated internship and full-time positions currently available.
- Q: What does a typical job posting look like?
The best way for us to explain what a job posting looks like is to have you view actual job postings on our current Featured Jobs
page. Feel free to browse these jobs and apply directly to our employers for positions that meet your needs and requirements. You will gain access to thousands of jobs just like these when you become a paid member.
- Q: Will you notify me as soon as new jobs are posted?
A: We always urge job seekers to log-in and search for new jobs as often as possible. However, we know this may not be possible in all cases but you can surely benefit greatly by having us deliver jobs directly to your inbox. All paid members have access to our e-mail notifications system which will e-mail new opportunities directly to you. You can manage your job alerts using criteria such as notification frequency, job categories, job status and desired location.
- Q: Where are the job postings located?
While the majority of posted jobs are located in the United States, we do offer posting in Canada as well. On very rare occasions we have positions available internationally. In order to provide you with the best search experience we allow you to search from our 5 designated geographic regions all the way down to state and province. To see what jobs are currently posted in your desired region use the FREE Quick Search
- Q: What organizations post jobs on your site?
We work with thousands of employers nationwide including teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, WNBA & AFL, professional minor league teams, NCAA Athletic departments and other leaders in the sports industry. For a full listing of organizations that have posted job with us check out the Our Employers
page. You will be surprised to see how many organizations work within the sports industry that you would never have thought about.
- Q: How can I contact employers about job openings?
Each job description will include exactly how to apply for that specific opportunity set forth by the employer. As you would assume most employers will request a reply via e-mail, while some opt to receive fax or mail responses. As employers have begun to utilize specific applicant tracking systems we have made it very simple for you to apply in this manner. View our Featured Jobs
for detailed examples of current jobs.
- Q: Is it safe to use my credit card to purchase my membership online?
Absolutely. All online credit card sales are processed through the most secure encryption technology currently available through Verisign
, the world’s leader in SSL technology. We take every safeguard available to insure your transaction to be safe and reliable.
- Q: Why should I post my resume on your site?
You have spent hours working on your resume. Next, you need to get it into the hands of sports industry hiring authorities. Look no further than the top right of every page on our website and you will see that we currently work with thousands of employers. If you do nothing else with us Post Your Resume
for FREE and give our employers the opportunity to identify you as their next candidate.
- Q: How does Work In Sports get the jobs that are posted on the site?
The staff at WorkInSports.com continuously researches the sports industry to build relationships in order to bring opportunities to our job seekers. Our mission is to provide unmatched service to our employers whether it’s through phone calls, e-mails, office visits, industry tradeshows, career fairs or league wide meetings. We continue to foster our relationships since our establishment in 2000 and continue to aggressively search for new employers on a daily basis. We have assisted nearly 500,000 job seekers and worked with over 3000 organizations to become the #1 job board and employment resource in the sports industry. Take a look at our Testimonials
to read what our users are saying about us.
- Q: How do I know when my membership expires?
Your account expiration and renewal dates are located in your job seeker account. When logged in, you will find an Account Setting page under the My Account tab. If you have questions about your expiration date visit our Contact Us
page to submit your inquiry by using our online submission form. If you prefer to speak to a representative by phone, you will find our phone numbers published on the same page.
- Q: I found a job, how do I cancel my Work In Sports membership?
If you wish to cancel your membership you can do so inside your job seeker account. When logged in, you can remove your account form the Auto-Renewal feature in the Account Setting page under the My Account tab. You may also cancel your account if you visit our Contact Us
page and submit your request by using our online submission form. If you prefer to speak to a representative by phone, you will find our phone numbers published on the same page.