The job market is tough at the moment and vacancies can seem hard to come by. However there are still some cool companies in Leicester that are busy and recruiting for jobs.

We’ve pulled out 5 of those great jobs at cool companies that you can apply for right now! If you’ve got a passion for football, rugby, gaming, marketing, design and you’re looking for work… read on!

Digital Communications Executive – Oporto Sports

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How do you fancy helping to manage the profiles of the likes of Nigel Pearson and Sven-Goran Erikssen? Oporto Sports is a Leicester based sports agency and they’re recruiting a Digital Communcations Executive to help enhance the growth of the agency and partner projects. As well as social media and website management experience, the applicant must also possess an interest and passion for sport, particularly football.

More details via the Oporto Sports website. Closing date – 12 February.

Marketing Co-ordinator – Ohh Deer

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Based over in Loughborough and founded by Jamie Mitchell and Mark Callaby in 2011, Ohh Deer is an independent, fast-growing start-up company selling greeting cards, stationery and gifts. We absolutely love their range of quirky illustrated greeting cards, as well as gifts and subscription ideas. They’re looking for a marketing all-rounder to provide first-class support to their marketing department by helping to coordinate the marketing strategy for all our brands.

Apply via LinkedIn. Closing date – 28 February.

Artworker – Leicester Tigers

*Now closed. Keep an eye on the website for more vacancies*

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How do you fancy working in the graphic design team at Leicester Tigers? They are looking for someone who can demonstrate a clear passion for graphic design and artwork, and will preferably have some knowledge and experience in animation and digital design.

More details via the Leicester Tigers website. Closing date – 22 January.

Social Media Executive – Krow Group

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With clients including Oreo, Brothers Cider, Cadbury, The Entertainer, BBC Bitesize, Green & Blacks, Harley Davidson and plenty more, Krow is a  full-service creative communications agency. Their Leicester office is on London Road and they’re after a Social Media Executive. You will live and breathe social media and be familiar with the numerous applications of the different platforms, from building ad campaigns, measuring audiences, reporting on performance and developing content plans to managing a community.

More details via Job Rapido.

Junior Social Media and Community Manager – Kasedo Games

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At Kasedo (Kass-ee-doh) Games, their aim is to publish video games that players will love, but not at the expense of the people making them. They work closely together with enthusiastic indie developers and offer them vast experience to help get their game in front of a global audience. The company is based in LE1. A passion for gaming is essential and you’ll need 3-4 years of social media experience.

More details via Indeed. Closing date – 3 February.


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