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GlobalSportsJobs supports growth of Asian sports market

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Global Sports and Media Group, owners of GlobalSportsJobs, has launched a new Chinese-English platform developed specifically for the fast developing Asian sports market.

The new bespoke platform will allow local, regional and international sports organisations greater access to talent in one of the fastest growing sports markets. Founding partners of the new platform include high profile organisations such as The Hong Kong Jockey Club, The NBA, Infront Sports & Media, The Hong Kong Sports Institute and LeTV.

The Asian-Pacific region has experienced unprecedented growth over recent years, with future growth being fuelled by major events such as the 2018 IOC Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, the 2019 IRB Rugby World Cup in Japan and the IOC Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

Despite the region’s focus on raising awareness, participation and success at elite level and the continued investment in the sports agenda, capability gaps still exist in the local markets, foremost amongst which is the ability to attract a greater diversity and quality of talent to support these long-term goals.

The launch of meets this strategic need. The new platform, the first of its kind in the Asian market, will host a wide range of sports industry job opportunities from entry level to senior management positions and will deliver career intelligence, market insights and a greater understanding of the regional industry. Karl Oliver, Global Sports and Media Group Executive Chairman, said:

Our investment in building a specialist sports industry platform that caters for the Asia Pacific market has been driven by our commitment to address the capability gaps and to be one of the catalysts for transparent and sustainable growth in the Asian sports market. We want to inspire a new level of professionalism by innovating the talent acquisition process in the region. We share the belief of our founding partners that this much needed resource will help the Asian market to better understand the breadth and depth of the sports industry, while providing sports organisations with a platform to further enhance their digital employment brand in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

The launch of the new Asian platform follows the successful introduction of local platforms in the French and German speaking markets and, which support the global English language platform

UEFA partners with GlobalSportsJobs in new digital talent acquisition strategy

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GlobalSportsJobs has established a new partnership with UEFA, the governing body of European football. GlobalSportsJobs will support UEFA in broadening its geographical candidate attraction reach by sourcing a greater quality and diversity of talent, whilst further improving its prominence as an employer through company profiling and targeted promotion.

The partnership stems from GlobalSportsJobs’ vision of inspiring and educating current and future generations of sport professionals through access to opportunities, expertise and an innovative global network, and UEFA’s overarching values of care, openness, excellence and unity. GlobalSportsJobs founder and CEO Will Lloyd said:

We are delighted to partner with UEFA, an organisation held in high esteem globally. This new partnership, combined with the rapid growth of our business, is a clear endorsement not only of our technology and its capability to deliver extensive reach and access to a worldwide audience through our network of affiliate partners, but also of our in-depth understanding of the talent acquisition process in the sports industry and the changing needs of clients as their roles become more demanding, complex and sophisticated.

GlobalSportsJobs is a specialist digital media network that posts jobs, publishes unique content and provides advertising opportunities and a communication channel for the international sports industry. Launched at the beginning of 2011, it provides a cost effective, technology-based solution to help organisations in the international sports industry source the best available talent, and has become the destination portal for a career in sports for job seekers around the globe.

UEFA joins more than 800 sport organisations that have chosen to work with GlobalSportsJobs since it was launched, during which time the company has posted over 6,000 jobs from clients operating in all ten primary sectors of the industry around the world, including Nike, Fox Sports Asia, the NBA, the International Paralympic Committee and the International Cricket Council.


Glasgow 2014 seeks venue management talent

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Glasgow 2014 is scouting for talented, dedicated individuals to work across a variety of different job roles. from project leaders and cultural curators to sports specialists and security managers. There will be a range of opportunities and vacancies advertised on the Glasgow 2014 website.

The Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee states that it is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce that brings together a broad range of talent that represents all of our local communities. Also that all successful applicants will be subject to rigorous pre-employment screening including a criminal records check.