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 […]

Dreaming of a Sports Career? Better Master These Skills

Job seekers are on a quest for the magic bullet – the only problem is, it doesn’t exist. There is no one answer or one skill or one major that will guarantee you a sports career. OK, I take that back, Tom Bradys skill set will always get him a job, but for the rest […]

The Skills Needed for Sports Marketing Jobs

With the increased reliance on social media as a primary form of communication, there is an old school skill that is being lost amongst many of today’s job applicants – the ability to write clearly and with purpose. Writing sounds boring in a world of quick-witted retorts and anecdotes, compressed into 140 characters or broken […]

What Does it Really Mean to Work in Sports Marketing?

I often think starting an article with a quote is an amateur method to begin your prose. It’s as if you are admitting you don’t have a strong point of view or launching point, so you may as well hand the reigns over to someone else. But I’m going to break my own rule in […]

What the New NBA TV Deal Means for Sports Jobs

While we all struggle to digest the enormity of the new NBA broadcast rights deal, extending the current contract between the league and both ESPN and Turner Sports for the mind-altering price of $2.66 billion per year (up 186% from the current $940 million a year deal), there is another highly relevant topic worth discussing […]

How to Stand out for a Sports Marketing Career

Careers in sports marketing are some of the most sought after opportunities on WorkinSports.com, so how can you make yourself stand out from the competition? One way is to understand what employers really want, our Director of Content Brian Clapp has some insider knowledge that can really assist you! WIS Sports Marketing.MTS Video Transcript for […]

Going From Sports Internship to Sports Job

Connecting the dots. It’s logical that completing a sports internship would lead to getting a job with the same company after graduation, right? You’ve shown your skills, work ethic, versatility, adaptability and let’s be honest, a willingness to do some boring tasks. “Of our new hires, I’d say about 90% were former interns,” says former […]

Launching a Career in Sports: Advice from the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University who recently attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. At the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the first panel on Saturday morning was entitled “Getting in the Game: Launching a Career in Sports”.  Since this site caters to just […]

What it’s Like Working for a Sports Marketing Agency

The moment isn’t always identifiable or predictable, but everyone has a juncture in life when something big could happen. What would you do in that moment? Would you pounce and seize it, or would you wonder and calculate? For Ashley Allison, client service representative at sports marketing agency Old Hat Creative, the moment came while […]

Sports Industry Top Ten of the Week for Sept 19th

When common sense and marketing intuition intersect, you get creative concepts that form a deeper connection with a fan base without concern for the bottom line. Otherwise known as, Dollar Beard Night at Fenway Park. Last September, the Red Sox were finishing out the string with a lame duck manager, a disjointed team and a […]

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