The Secret To Landing a Job in Sports Marketing – Work in Sports Podcast E008

Spinning the Cam Newton Fiasco Forward and an Interview on Sports Marketing Jobs with Mark Crepeau, VP of Marketing Partnerships for the Basketball Hall of Fame Hi, this is Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and you are listening to the Work in Sports podcast. Last week Cam Newton made sexists remarks towards  female […]

Turning Your Passion For Hockey into a Career You Love

You’ve been playing hockey your entire life. It started on the street in front of your house, and then quickly shifted to the ice. You’re passion for the game is undeniable. In your eyes, hockey isn’t just a sport — it’s a way of life. Sound about right? So, how do you turn that passion […]

Earn The Master’s Degree Sports Employers Respect

Each calendar year U.S. colleges and universities award approximately 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees, an artful piece of paper delivered with a handshake and framed for a lifetime spent on parent’s walls. But after the handshake, most in graduating glory begin to hear the clock ticking in their head. Like a stopwatch racing towards zero, the […]

Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition Manager Colleen Scoles Shares What Pro Teams Look for When Hiring – Work in Sports Podcast E5

Work in Sports Podcast Episode 5 – Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition Manager Colleen Scoles Hi, Welcome to the Work in Sports Podcast – I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports. My job is to use my experience in the sports industry to share ideas with you on how to make your way in sports. […]

Why You Need to Focus on Networking for Your Sports Career – Work in Sports Podcast E004

Podcast Interview with Arizona Diamondbacks Mascot and Author of Don’t Sleep on Planes, Zachary Hall Hi! Welcome to the Work in Sports podcast – I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for Work in Sports – today on the podcast we have Arizona Diamondbacks mascot and author of Don’t Sleep on Planes, Zachary Hall. A little […]

Careers in Sports Sales Are Your Ticket into the Sports Industry – Work in Sports Podcast E001

Sports Sales Careers Are Your Ticket into the Sports Industry – Work in Sports Podcast E001 Say the word sales and most people have a negative reaction. Yep you just felt it in your chest right as I said it… in fact, you are probably considering stopping this podcast already, thinking this will not help […]

Job Interview Tips for Sports Careers: Three Things You Should Expect

You’ve nailed your resume. Mastered the techniques of job searching. Studied and prepared for the most likely interview questions. And now you wait. You wait for the phone to ring and the voice on the other side to be more than just pleasant, you want it to invite you in. You long for someone to […]

Sports Marketing Jobs: Do You Have What it Takes?

Of the nearly 6,000 jobs we have active on WorkinSports.com about 25% fall under the umbrella of sports marketing. We get hundreds of questions per month (and I’m proud to say we respond to each and every one personally) and when the questions are about career advice, the majority are regarding sports marketing jobs. It’s […]

The Trick(s) to Networking on Social Media

This isn’t your ordinary night spent in front of the TV, clutching a small glass with ice cubes clinking inside. You have somewhere to be, and people are expecting you to show up representing the best version of yourself. Tonight is different than most nights because you are on your way to a networking mixer downtown, […]

Sports Jobs in Focus: Becoming a Sports Social Media Coordinator

Social media has altered the relationship between teams and their fans – and smart brands are making it a part of their overall marketing strategy Ask most seasoned business professionals about jobs in social media and they will reflexively respond, ‘social media isn’t a job, it’s a function of a job” as if they are […]

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