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Job Vacancy | Media & Communications Officer

Doncaster Knights are currently looking for a Media & Communications Officer to join the team for the upcoming 2024-25 season and beyond.

A large part of the role will involve enhancing the fan engagement of the organisation and the community strategy to ensure that all Doncaster residents can relate.

As the first point of contact on all company media matters, the successful individual will be required to develop strong relationships with local and national press. 

The successful candidate will be target driven and have an ability to create and deliver media and communication campaigns that show a demonstrable return on investment.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Media, PR and marketing strategies
  • Fan engagement projects
  • Brand development
  • Produce articles to update supporters on club news
  • Produce well-written match reports
  • Produce the digital matchday programme using digital software
  • Creation of match highlights
  • Work and engage with local and Rugby press
  • Manage the Doncaster Knights website
  • Manage all social media sites, including content planning and posting
  • Be able to create engaging media content 
  • Identify and promote ticket sales initiatives
  • Support the commercial team with sales opportunities and club partners to promote their activities

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following:

  • Proven track record in Media & Communications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Experience of a similar role in professional sport is desirable

You can view the full job description here – Media & Communications Officer JD – Doncaster Knights Rugby Club.

Please note this vacancy will remain open until the position is filled. 

If you wish to be considered for the position, please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectations to the Head of Commercial, Tom Foy,

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