All of the organisations mentioned will look for and need people who have expertise in HR, Accounts, ICT , Marketing and general managerial skills so you would need to decide which of the above areas is of greatest interest to you . Other options could include:
- Sports Retail (eg Decathlon)
- Sports Media (eg SKY)
- Sports Fashion/Accessories (eg Adidas)
- Sports Research
Self-employment is possible, and after gaining experience, some graduates establish sports consultancy businesses or set up sports camps or training centres. You can find out more information and the support available to you by visiting the following link: careerscentral.shu.ac.uk/finding-job/helping-you-become-self-employed
Whilst the focus of your degree has been from a Sport perspective, the skills and knowledge that you have acquired can be used in any business environment. You may want to become more specialised in a business role by taking industry accredited accountancy, HR or marketing qualifications for example or look towards applying for Graduate Schemes which are available across all sectors (inc Sport) and most of whom look for students with business backgrounds and have prior knowledge of commercial awareness .
Sport Business Students have also found opportunities with event management companies, producing festivals, concerts, exhibitions and corporate or private parties and also with leisure management consultancies, providing advice to the public and private sector on how best to manage their sports and leisure facilities.