Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12746)           
UK only International

EFL boss Shaun Harvey steps down

By Tom Walker    19 Feb 2019
Harvey has worked in professional football for the past 25 years and became EFL chief executive in October 2013

Shaun Harvey has revealed plans to step down from his position as CEO of the EFL (English Football League) at the end of the season.

Harvey, who has worked in professional football for the past 25 years, became CEO in October 2013.

During his tenure, Harvey oversaw some significant changes – including the rebranding of the English Football League to EFL in 2016, a controversial attempt to modernise the brand and make it "more attractive" to the international market.

However, that search for added value was somewhat undermined by Harvey's decision to rubber stamp a five-year, £595m broadcasting deal with Sky TV, which was seen by some clubs as "undervaluing the EFL brand".

“I'm proud of what we have achieved, in what haven't always been easy circumstances," Harvey said.

“Consistently during my time, I have always looked to push boundaries to make the maximum positive impact for clubs, whether this be from a financial perspective or by generating value in another way.

"I have always held the view that the strength of the EFL, is its clubs and no club, or indeed individual, is bigger or more important than the collective or the EFL itself.

“After discussions with the Board, we decided that the time is right for the EFL to now move in a different direction having concluded a number of commercial contracts that leave the League in a stable position."

Harvey's departure means that all three major bodies of English football are now searching for new CEOs.

Martin Glenn, CEO of the Football Association is set to leave his post in May and the English Premier League is still searching for a replacement for Richard Scudamore, who stood down in December.

Shaun Harvey  EFL  English Football League 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

Cleaner

Lex Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barnstaple, UK

Sales

Lex Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Erith, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £7.96 per hour
Location: Appleby-in-Westmorland, UK

Duty Manager

Mytime Active
Salary: £19,000 - £20,002 per annum
Location: Kent, UK

Insight Manager

Women in Sport
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Location: London, UK

Swimming Pool Duty Manager

Millfield School
Salary: Competitive
Location: Street, UK

Head Green Keeper

Mytime Active
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Location: Orpington, UK

Green Keeper

Mytime Active
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Location: Orpington, UK

Cleaner

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Chichester, UK
recruiting with sports management

Chef

Mytime Active
Salary: £21,000 - £24k
Location: Bromley, UK

Front of House Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Burton upon Trent, UK

Recreation Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Burton upon Trent, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Ruislip, UK

General Manager

GLL
Salary: Up to £39,820 per annum
Location: Reading, UK

Sports Development Officer

Ashlyns School
Salary: Competitive
Location: Berkhamsted, UK

Duty Officer

Rubicon Leisure
Salary: £20,541 - £23,866 per annum
Location: Redditch, UK
recruiting with sports management

National Training Co-ordinator

Wheels for All
Salary: £20,384 a FTE of £25,480
Location: Warrington, UK

Reception Supervisor

Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club
Salary: £18,720 to £19,760
Location: Letchworth Garden City, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: West Ealing, London, UK

Leisure Assistant

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £7.90 - £8.45 per hour
Location: Kingswood, Bristol, UK

Assistant Sports and Leisure Manager

Away Resorts
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hayling Island, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum
Location: Taunton, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum
Location: Wellington, Somerset, UK
training with sports management

General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: West Hampstead, London, UK

Commercial Administration Support

Parkwood Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Worcester, UK

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Bloomsbury, London, UK

Casual Recreation Assistants

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £6.15 to £8.21 per hour
Location: Kidlington, UK

Sports Centre Manager

Ecclesbourne School
Salary: Competitive
Location: Duffield, Belper, UK

Greens Keeper (Fixed Term)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,460 per annum
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) -Training Offered

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Ealing, West London
lifeguard jobs  Swimming Teacher jobs  apprenticeships jobs  recreation assistant jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Swimming Instructor jobs  membership consultant jobs  general manager jobs  General Assistant jobs  duty manager jobs  fitness instructor jobs  Customer Advisor jobs  Leisure Assistant jobs  Aqua Instructor jobs  Attractions Crew jobs 
More jobs

Catalogue Gallery

JP Lennard: Leading supplier to Commercial Swimming Pools, Leisure Centres, Health & Fitness Clubs, Hotels, Holiday Parks, Schools and Universities, supplying thousands of products directly into these sectors.
JPL
BSW: BSW is a manufacturer of sports floorings, sports mats, gym flooring, elastomer products for impact sound insulation and vibration isolation, anti-slip mats for securing loads as well as protective and separating layers.
BSW
More catalogues

Video Gallery

Myzone
Tracking your workout effort just became effortless.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s fifth largest marketer and distributor of commercial fitness products to health clubs, community recreational centres, hotels, government, educational facilities and more.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

TRX MAPS offers complete body movement assessment solution
TRX MAPS, powered by PHYSMODO, performs a complete body movement assessment in less than 30 seconds to provide a person with personalised exercises.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: Huddersfield
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Location: New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside
Company: Wirral Borough Council
Location: Waterlooville Hampshire
Company: Horizon Leisure Centres
Location: Various Sites
Company: Porters Commercial
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

27-28 Mar 2019
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24-25 Apr 2019
Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom
05-10 May 2019
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia
08-09 May 2019
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
More diary dates