LONDON 17th September 2012: The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games sparked a surge of interest in sports industry jobs in the UK and worldwide, according to GlobalSportsJobs.com.

GlobalSportsJobs.com, the leading digital recruitment platform for the international sports industry, provides free access to jobs news, networking and careers advice. Consequently activity on the site can be seen as a barometer of interest and activity in the sector.

In August, GlobalSportsJobs.com attracted a record 310,000 page views, an increase of 21% from the previous month.

Will Lloyd, CEO of GlobalSportsJobs, said: “We anticipated an increase in post-Games activity but were still surprised by the volume of additional traffic generated.

“Activity grew significantly not just in the UK but around the world, indicating that the Games had inspired people to look to the sports sector for their next career move.

“In general, people engaged in the running of the Games had already begun to make arrangements for their next career steps. What we saw in August was the added impact of the Games in stimulating interest among a worldwide workforce.

“It’s a dynamic and fast-growing industry and there’s never been a more exciting time to get involved. With the wide range of opportunities out there, we are the natural focal point for anyone interested in a career in the world of sport.”

GlobalSportsJobs.com is a destination of choice for talent in the sports sector and allows employers to post their jobs, showcase their brands, manage applications and fill their vacancies in a simple and cost-effective way.

Through its unique affiliate network, GlobalSportsJobs is able to reach a much larger international audience and deliver greater reach, quality and diversity of candidates than has ever been previously available. This network has expanded significantly, with an increasing number of organisations keen to enjoy the benefits of the service.

The website also provides a library of articles offering advice to prospective job applicants and employers on everything from identifying talent to resolving issues in the workplace.

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Further information from: Will Lloyd, Director, GlobalSportsJobs

Tel: +44 (0)7799 117790

wl@globalsportsjobs.com

www.globalsportsjobs.com