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Award-Winning Sports Retailer Doubles Marketing Team

One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK, Net World Sports based in North Wales, has expanded its marketing team by 100% over the past 12 months in a bid to become the largest sports equipment retailer in the world. Recording profits of more than £5M in 2017 alone, the ecommerce company has made six new signings to their marketing team since January 2018 and is on the lookout for more creatives to join.

The award-winning online retailer has recruited a new member to its marketing department every month since the start of the year, taking its total team size up to 11 having been at 5 this time last year. Emily Strickland joins as Net World Sports’ new Marketing Manager having enjoyed time agency side at Reckless in Chester, whilst The Hut Group’s previous Head of Creative, Drew Hagan takes on the role of Senior Graphic Designer.

Other notable signings include Sara Perrett as the brands’ new PR & Communications Executive, Matt Jones as Marketing Executive, Eva McMillan as UX Executive and Becca Kelsall as Junior Graphic Designer, who join an experienced marketing team, comprising of web, digital, design and email.

Becky Butler-Jones, Business Strategy Director at Net World Sports comments: “We’re really excited to have welcomed such talented creatives into our marketing department, all of whom have brought such a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team already. With so many sporting events taking place at the moment, the team have fully embraced these opportunities, ensuring we are capitalising on all sales.

“Net World Sports is going through a really exciting period, having already won a number of national business awards this year and ranked in some of the world’s most prestigious league tables, including the Sunday Times Fast Track and Financial Time 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies. Last year we set ourselves some extremely ambitious growth targets and we are looking for more talented individuals to join our ever-expanding marketing team as we go on to reach these goals.”

With lots of exciting roles available in their marketing department, Net World Sports are currently recruiting for specialists in SEO, Social Media, Videography and Digital Graphic Design to join their growing team. A full list of the current vacancies can be found on the careers page here.

With an ethos of believing that the best people deserve the best working environment, Net World Sports offer a range of perks in addition to holiday and pension benefits, including; discounted private health care, professional training opportunities, discounted sports equipment, monthly football games, and both summer and Christmas parties.

Founded in 2009 Alex Lovén, Net World Sports is the biggest-selling football goal manufacturer in the UK and last year was the only company to be featured in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100, Profit Track and SME Export Track league tables, placing 85th, 66th and 43rd respectively. The team also competed against eCommerce giants such as AO.com, Made.com and ASOS in this year’s Retail Week Awards, where they were awarded a ‘Mark of Excellence’ for their ongoing international sales success.