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Operations Assistant

Manchester United

Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth.

21 Nov 2023
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

Alliances & Partnerships

Supporting our ambitions on and off the pitch by growing our revenues as a club. Working with businesses and organisations across the world, this team aims to develop and deliver long-term corporate alliances and the most measurably effective partnerships in sport.

The Purpose:

Manchester United is a leading Premier League Football Club with a global brand presence. The Club is looking for an Operations Assistant to join the Commercial Operations team and support Sponsorship Sales.
Based in the commercial office of this world-famous sports club and working as part of a larger Operations and Commercial department.

The role involves direct liaison with the Global Sales team and other key stakeholders at the Club and plays a significant role in building upon an already impressive array of commercial Partnerships.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading football clubs, renowned for its success and innovation on and off the pitch. This 12-month paid placement offers experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic commercial office. The successful candidate will gain an invaluable insight into the commercial business of a global football club, specifically supporting the Operations team through overseeing and supporting on a range of multifaceted projects

The Role:

  • Carrying out daily activities such as the preparation and customisation of marketing materials
  • High quality stock keeping and gifting including printing jerseys
  • Logistical preparation including mail merging, sending letters and packages, and dealing with couriers daily
  • Working on prospect pitch creation and collateral
  • Sourcing and liaising with suppliers, building relationships that ensure we are receiving the best service and prices
  • Liaising with internal support teams ensuring all relevant marketing materials are delivered on time and deadlines met
  • Desk research, database management and sourcing/collating items
  • Strategy, analysis, and support on operational projects from concept through to completion

The Person:

  • Ambitious graduate/college or further education leaver with a strong academic background.
  • Extremely thorough with excellent attention to detail.
  • Competent time management skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A high level of concentration and self-motivation with repetitive tasks is vital.
  • A proactive nature who with a hands-on approach to their work.
  • A team-player, able to collaborate and build relationships with key stakeholders throughout the Club.
  • The ability to work in an independent, resourceful, and self-confident manner.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs – including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel – preferable but not essential.

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
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