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Following New York City FC’s first ever game in Major League Soccer (MLS) earlier this year, Frank Dunne caught up with the soccer franchise’s president Tom Glick about his future plans.

  • The Ultimate Sports and Entertainment Apprenticeship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one aspiring sports marketer to travel the world and work at every major sports event for the next twelve months, finishing at the Olympic Games in Rio.

    In this special podcast, we visited GMR's London headquarters to ask business development director Charlie Dundas what he is looking for in the Ultimate Sports Apprentice and GMR Global CEO Cameron Parsons about  what has worked well in the past. We also speak to Will Lloyd, CEO of GlobalSportsJobs in Paris to find out a recruiter's recommendation to perfecting the ideal 90 second video application. 

     

  • Date: 
    31 August 2015

    Owen Evans asked Jeff Slack, former IMG senior vice-president of football, for a sports marketer’s perspective on working in China and whether the David Beckham factor kick-started football in the country.

  • Date: 
    31 August 2015

    Elisha Chauhan asks the leading experts helping China’s crackdown on illegal sports betting and match-fixing if this is a game that can be won.

  • Date: 
    28 August 2015

    China's president, XI Jinping, reportedly keeps a framed picture of himself kicking a football on the wall of his Beijing office.

  • Date: 
    31 August 2015

    The media glare burns brightest in the 24 hours after a scandal breaks, and the wrong word at the wrong time can lead to heads rolling at the highest positions. The protectors-in-chief are the in-house communications team. They can usually be found sitting just off the shoulder of a disgraced leader – or in the case of Fifa president Sepp Blatter – out on the front-line to take the bullets from the press pack looking for an exclusive line. Any aspiring communications specialist has to be prepared for the day when the news breaks on their doorstep.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
4 September 2015

The Infront Sports & Media agency has bolstered its Italian operation by announcing the acquisitions of two companies.