Listed below are some of the search assignments we are currently conducting:


  • Non-Executive Director – Rugby Football League
  • General Counsel – World Surf League (California, USA)
  • Commercial Director – International Tennis Federation
  • Marketing Director – Manchester City Football Club
  • Finance Director – Everton Football Club
  • Finance Director – Tattersalls
  • Senior Director of Enterprise Events – Northside Entertainment Ventures, a parent company of the Chicago Cubs (Major League Baseball)
  • Human Resources Director – Aston Villa Football Club


  • General Manager / Sporting Director – San Jose Earthquakes (Major League Soccer)
  • Head of Recruitment – Major European Champions League Club
  • Scouting Auditor – Leading European Football Club
  • First Team Scout Germany – Leading European Football Club


  • Regional Managing Director – Global Broadcaster
  • Sales Director – Satellite Information Services (SIS)

If you’d like to discuss any of our search opportunities further
please contact our London office on +44 (0)20 3005 4404
or our team in Los Angeles on +1(213) 337 6730 or New York on +1(212) 763 0590

If you wish to be considered as a candidate for a specific role you have seen on our website or advertised elsewhere, please email your details (including CV or resume) specifying the position for which you are applying to: You should also provide details of your current/most recent remuneration package.

If you wish to send us your details for more general consideration then the preferred route is email. Please send them to attaching your CV or resume and detailing the area in which you are interested.

“The international search brought candidates from the US, Switzerland, Singapore and UK. I’ve been delighted with their partnership approach, results and tenacity in helping us secure an outstanding individual for the post.”

Chris Buckley
CEO, Supponor

“Nolan Partners during the whole search process were partners in every sense of the word.  They clearly know the wider sport industry intimately, and brought a high level of professionalism and integrity to the process. I would not hesitate in recommending them to other sports organisations.”

Chris Parsons
Former VP International of the NFL

“We believe they are the number one firm in sports recruitment and would recommend them to any sports organisation to handle their senior appointments.”

Paul Barber
Chief Executive of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club and Former Non-Executive Director of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

“Your broad based knowledge of the market place and your wide ranging network of contacts produced a range of excellent candidates for the SPL. We benefitted greatly from your skills and expertise. It was a pleasure to work with Nolan Partners.”

Lex Gold CBE
Former Chairman, Scottish Premier League

“Paul Nolan, we find, is a consummate professional and we are currently using his organisation on more assignments and are very pleased with progress-to – date. We are very much enjoying working with him.”

Ralph Topping
Chairman of the Scottish Premier League and former Group Chief Executive of William Hill Plc