Sports Industry Jobs

These are just a few of the positions that are available through RISE Talent Acquisition.  

Not all of our open positions and searches are listed due to individual client needs and confidentiality.

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Recently filled positions:

CEO - Sports Technology

National Accounts Manager - Fitness

Digital Marketing Manager - Team Sports

Global Marketing Manager - Action Sports

E-Commerce Marketing Manager - Sports Apparel

Accounting Manager

This premium sportswear brand is forging into new territory in the sports and fitness apparel business.  The company is focused providing fashion forward design into fitness and lifestyle apparel.


Based in our North American Headquarters in Atlanta GA, the Accounting Manager will span every financial touch-point from working with our outside accounting and tax firms to developing internal reports to paying vendors.  You will work closely with other functional leaders in the organization to support their financial processes and reporting needs.  You will provide strategic financial advice to the President and all of his direct reports. 


This role reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and is a full-time, exempt position. 

Relocation to Atlanta, GA is required.

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International Logistics Manager

This premium sportswear brand is forging into new territory in the sports and fitness apparel business.  The company is focused providing fashion forward design into fitness and lifestyle apparel.


Based in our North American Headquarters in Atlanta GA, the International Logistics Manager will be responsible for the classification and management for all inventory for apparel and footwear incur among the highest duty charges of any items brought into the country.  This role will help to properly classify inbound products for duty clearance.  They will also make recommendations to the product team to create awareness for best types of materials and construction to use in maximizing cost efficiency in importing.  This person will also manage all transportation activity through the freight forwarder to ensure timely and accurate delivery of all the goods.  You will work closely with other functional leaders in the organization to support their processes and business needs as the expert

in your area.  


This role reports directly to the Senior Director of Sales & Operations, and is a full-time, exempt position. 

Relocation to Atlanta, GA is required.

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Manager, Human Resources

This innovative company invented many of the products and swim categories still in use today - including pioneering developments in competitive racing lanes, starting blocks, swimwear, lifeguard safety, and aquatic therapy solutions.  After 70 years of innovation, we are humbled by our history and proud of our ongoing commitment to Swim with Confidence in the aquatics industry. 


The company has recently acquired and merged with the leading distributor and specialty retailer serving lifeguards, swim teams, facilities, and learn to swim programs in the U.S. market.  We support a broad selection of aquatic products from the leading brands in the industry through our portfolio of e-commerce sites and retail locations.  


This has created a need for a new position for the combined companies in the new Bloomington, Illinois headquarters.  This person will lead Human Resource processes and employee engagement to ensure we are supporting a culture of performance aligned with company objectives.  Manage HR related budgets and drive ongoing pipeline of company personnel needs and planning while reducing long-term turnover.


This role reports to the COO, and is a full-time, exempt position.  Competitive salary and benefits.

Relocation to Bloomington, IL  is required.

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Digital Marketing Manager

This Chicago based sports nutrition company has an open position for a Digital Marketing Manager to join a fast-paced and growing new start-up.   The company manufactures plant-based nutritional supplement for endurance athletes, and is backed by decades of experience and industry leadership.


The optimal candidate has a passion for endurance and performance sports, and a knowledge of sports nutrition.  This person will help  build the brand with enthusiasm and creativity.  The  primary focus will be on day-to-day digital marketing, digital customer experience, and eCommerce marketing.  Other responsibilities will include general marketing and varied start-up responsibilities.  The right candidate will be flexible and willing to take on new projects beyond a clearly defined role. 


This incredibly visible role reports directly to the Director of Marketing, with offices located in the Chicago Loop.

Relocation to Chicago, IL is required.

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