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Marketing & Content Intern

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Written by Gabriel Ajala

Who we are?

We are a Global community of Key Decision makers and enthusiasts who are passionate about building and growing a sustainable sports business ecosystem. With a focus on Africa and itโ€™s diaspora, we help to develop leadership skills that impact communities, change perceptions and create environments that explore and promote new and innovative ideas that result in opportunities.

The role:

We are looking for a sports business enthusiast to assist in various day-to-day activities and projects. A great opportunity for someone to gain a holistic view of the sports industry and experience difference aspects of commercial, marketing and content.

Content:

  • Gather insights and info from community
  • Help build and maintain CRM database
  • Identify new brands/sectors to target โ€“ use existing knowledge to highlight key trends and sectors to approach for global offerings
  • Unearthing contacts at companies/brands
  • Maintain current and develop new content providers to ensure regular content is produced

Marketing:

  • Build and send ASU Newsletters to those in our database
  • Assist in updating ASU Website
  • Assist in creating ASU marketing collateral (press releases; sales collateral; speaker bioโ€™s; podcast bioโ€™s etc)
  • Schedule all posts and updates onto social media platforms, ensuring content is regular, relevant and engaging (Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Ad hoc research + analysis

Ideal Candidate

  • Has or studying a sports business degree
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word + PowerPoint
  • Dynamic, ambitious and takes initiative
  • Organised + disciplined
  • Self-motivated, hark-working; trustworthy + ability to see things from start to finish

Please email info@asunified.com with CV and description of your experiences + skills

About the author

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Gabriel Ajala

Gabriel Ajala is the Founder of Africa Sports Unified. With experience working as a legal prefessional in London, he also has a masters in Sports Management and The Buisness of Football.

Gabriel has played Internations fooball, representing England as an England School boy. He has a passion for sports development within Africa and has previously worked with a few athletes including Rio 2016 bronze medallist.

He also sits on the board of Planet Sports Football Africa, a weekly radio show focusing on the African sports market.

LinkedIn: Gabriel Ajala

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