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Associate Lecturer A: Sports Marketing

Birkbeck, University of London

Location: London
Salary: £59.65 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th November 2018
Closes: 19th November 2018
Job Ref: 370245

The Department of Management is currently looking for a part-time fixed term Associate Lecturer A to teach the following level 5 undergraduate module in the Spring term:

  • Sport Marketing

Module start date: Tuesday 30 April 2019

Teaching is for 3 hours once a week in the evenings from 6-9pm for 9 weeks.

Your main responsibility will be preparation of all course material teaching administration and assessment of the module. You will deliver teaching to Birkbeck students in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully and undertake all related course administrative duties as required.

Candidate Requirements

In addition to the job requirements outlined on the attached role profile the minimum requirements for selection are listed below:

  • A postgraduate degree in the field of Marketing.
  • Marketing knowledge in the area of sports marketing including use of sports endorsements in other industries marketing of sports themselves and issues regarding fan bases sports peoples role and the effect of individual/team performance on marketing.
  • Teaching experience in marketing ideally working with adult students within the FE/HE sector.
  • A good understanding of the needs of part-time adult learners and be able to relate well to their individual needs and engage their interest and enthusiasm.
  • Experience of/or willingness to develop a wide range of teaching and assessment methods.
  • Demonstrably effective communication interpersonal and presentation skills across a range of relevant contexts.
  • A working knowledge of IT including Word Powerpoint Excel email and experience of/or willingness to use Moodle Birkbeck's virtual learning environment.
  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently as appropriate.
  • Wiling to engage in reflective practice.
  • A teaching qualification.

Please note: candidates will need to demonstrate competence or significant potential in all areas.

In addition it is desirable that candidates have:

  • Doctoral degree (or working toward completing a doctoral degree) in Marketing.
  • Work experience in the field of Marketing/Sport Marketing.
  • A professional qualification in Marketing/Sport Marketing.
  • Research profile in Marketing/Sport Marketing.
  • Significant experience of teaching adults from a wide range of backgrounds on project management and/or related courses particularly in HE.

For further information about the Department of Management please visit the website:

Remuneration: Grade 7 of the college's London Pay Scale which has a starting rate of £59.65 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay) for contact hours worked.

The salary quoted above is based on a hourly rate dependent upon length of service with the College. This hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 4 and is inclusive of a Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier which covers preparation teaching administration assessment marking and other examining duties in connection with the course. The College's London Pay Scale includes a consolidated Weighting/allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area.

Interviews are likely to be held in the week beginning Monday 26 November 2018.

Informal enquiries on the role can be made to Nick Pronger (

Please note that only completed formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce holding an Athena SWAN award operating the Two Ticks scheme is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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