Sport plays a huge role in the UK, providing significant returns for investors and brand awareness for advertisers.

Home to many world class league competitions across multiple sports, the UK is leading the way in commercial awareness and delivering to a global audience. Increased interest, particularly in football, from the Middle East and the US, is attracting significant investment.

The biggest challenge for sports organisations, is finding the way to maximise the opportunities from the investment being injected across the various sports sectors over the last decade. It’s vital to ensure your organisation has a strong leader with market expertise and a lasered focus on commercial awareness as well as fundamental understanding of, and delivering to, audience needs.

At Elliot Marsh, we are passionate about sports in the UK and have more than three decades of expertise in finding the best talent for sports organisations.

Listed below are just some of the roles we have previously recruited for in the sports sector:

  • Chairperson
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Sales & Marketing Director
  • Head of Sports Science

    Phil Sharp

    Phil set up Elliot Marsh in 2000 and has spent over 20 years in the recruitment industry. He leads Senior Executive and Non-Executive assignments, and is a specialist recruiter in a number of different areas including Automotive, Avionics & Defence, Energy, Engineering, Scientific and Property.


    Alison Ryan

    Alison has 15 years’ experience in the recruitment and headhunting market has enabled her to gain a thorough understanding of a vast range of market sectors as well as successfully delivering new business across all business sizes.


    James Parr

    James has been working in the recruitment industry for over 10 years, delivering to a huge mix of companies, from start-up through to multi-nationals. James specialises in hard-to-fill roles, mainly focusing on technology, IT, marketing/comms and professional services.


Sports Science Director London Competitive VIEW JOB
Managing Director South East £six figures VIEW JOB



"I have no hesitation in recommending Elliot Marsh as an expert recruiter that identifies the best staff"

"It is very refreshing that we can rely on a specialist sector recruiter to identify the right people suitable to help our business grow."

"Having worked with Elliot Marsh for in excess of 5 years I have found them to be a consistent, highly committed, professional and motivated recruitment company."

"We were delighted with the whole process and we felt comfortable in the knowledge we were appointing from the very best available talent. We will certainly be using Elliot Marsh Ltd in the future."