The global sports industry experienced a 4% rise in new job postings related to environmental sustainability in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 5% increase versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Sport: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the sport industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 12% share of the global sports industry’s environmental sustainability-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 8% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive environmental sustainability-related hiring activity

Management Occupations, with a share of 12%, emerged as the top environmental sustainability-related job roles within the sports industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 8% quarter-on-quarter. Architecture and Engineering Occupations came in second with a share of 10% in Q3 2023, with new job postings rising by 19% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent environmental sustainability roles include Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 6% share in Q3 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 23% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were AECOM, CSL, Hitachi, Tesla, and Siemens. Together they accounted for a combined share of 23% of all environmental sustainability-related new jobs in the sports industry.

AECOM posted 4,780 environmental sustainability-related new jobs in Q3 2023, CSL 3,531 jobs, Hitachi 2,971 jobs, Tesla 1,655 jobs, and Siemens 1,637 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 55.51% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023

The largest share of environmental sustainability-related new job postings in the sports industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 55.51% followed by the UK (8.12%) and India (5.17%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points higher than the 53.37% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.

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This content was updated on 8 October 2023

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