The global sports industry experienced an 18% drop in new job postings related to social responsibility in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 30% decrease versus Q1 2022. The key social themes, commitment details of leading companies to social responsibility, and discussions and hiring activity for social responsibility in Sports and 15 other key sectors are covered in GlobalData’s Social Responsibility Trends by Sector – Thematic Intelligence report. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 16% share of the global sports industry’s social responsibility-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, down 18% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive social responsibility-related hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 16%, emerged as the top social responsibility-related job roles within the sports industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings drop by 18% quarter-on-quarter. Sales and Related Occupations came in second with a share of 11% in Q1 2023, with new job postings dropping by 24% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent social responsibility roles include Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 6% share in Q1 2023, Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 24% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Tesco, Marriott International, Standard Chartered, Advance Auto Parts, and Walmart. Together they accounted for a combined share of 24% of all social responsibility-related new jobs in the sports industry.
Tesco posted 14,512 social responsibility-related new jobs in Q1 2023, Marriott International 9,030 jobs, Standard Chartered 5,273 jobs, Advance Auto Parts 5,094 jobs, and Walmart 5,042 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 52.24% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023
The largest share of social responsibility-related new job postings in the sports industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 52.24% followed by the UK (15.49%) and India (6.94%). The share represented by the US was six percentage points lower than the 57.82% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.
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