World Rugby is the international federation for the sport of Rugby Union headquartered in Dublin. Driven by a strategic mission to grow the global rugby family, World Rugby is both a game regulator and a game inspirer. It is responsible for the regulation and governance of a sport that is experiencing record global participation and fan-base growth.
World Rugby also plays a major role in inspiring new audiences to engage with the sport and owns some of the world’s biggest and best-loved major sports events, including the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
We are looking for an experienced events media management professional to join World Rugby’s communications team as Communications Manager, Rugby 7s, reporting to the Senior Public Affairs Manager. The team covers a broad remit to inspire a new generation of fans – incorporating external and internal communications, events, digital and social properties and content. The right candidate for this job will love sports event management, have a solid understanding of media operations and rights activation, have excellent project management skills, a great eye for PR opportunities to further Rugby 7s global profile as well as the creativity and organisational skills to execute impactful media campaigns proactively and reactively.
The role involves global travel and we are looking for someone with energy and the ability to successfully integrate within tournament management teams and establish strong relationships with key stakeholders working in a dynamic environment.
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