Do you want to be working with your team at the next Rugby World Cup?
Do you wish you were part of the Rugby World Cup? You might not be the next person pulling on a green and gold jersey but you can still work with your team in other ways. Getting a team ready for game day takes so many different support people behind the scenes. Let’s explore some of the careers that could get you hired as part of the support team for a future world cup.
Every team needs someone to manage the telling and sharing of their online story. If you love everything digital and social media is your middle name this could be the role for you. Imagine being the person in charge of sharing content around the team, its preparation and giving the public never before seen access to your favourite team.
Check out the career pathway for the content manager:
Critical to keeping the team in top shape is the team physio. If you’re interested in how to support athlete rehabilitation or how to prevent injury this will be the role for you. You may even get to sit on the sidelines during games ready to support your athletes.
Check out the career pathway for this role:
Do you live and breathe rugby? Have you played extensively and are looking for a way to transition into a support role post your professional or high level experience. This is a great role for those with a deep understanding of the game, who are passionate about motivating others.
Here is a link to info on the career pathway for this role:
Every event and tournament like this needs a top marketing team to share the event with the world. If you are all about maximising the reach and engagement of the team, through creating innovative marketing campaigns you could be the perfect fit for this role.
Learn about what a marketing career could look like for you:
Athlete transition is a growing area of significance with dual pathways (athletes studying while playing) becoming increasingly popular for professional athletes. You could be helping to support the future careers of the players by creating systems to work experience, further study, professional development and employability programs. This is a big part of what inspires a partner business with CareerHQ, the Athlete Advantage who work with sporting organisations to support athlete transition.
Learn more about your future in career education here:
The fitness of the team is critical. As the trainer you could be helping to design group and individual workouts to get the team ready for game day.
Learn about how to get your personal trainer career started here:
Are you fascinated by the mindset of what it takes to win big games? Sports psychology is now an essential part of every professional team. Working with a mixture of individual and group sessions you will be a critical player in helping to support and grow the high performance mindset of the team.
Learn about psychology pathways here:
It takes a village
There is an expression, ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. This is similar to getting a rugby side ready to go for an event like the World Cup. There are so many different individuals and roles that go into supporting these high performance teams and with a little research you will be able to find where you could be the best fit.