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


  • Independent Non-Executive Chairman – Scottish Professional Football League
  • Non-Executive Director / Board Member – Rugby Football League
  • General Counsel – Global Sports League (USA)
  • Director, Sport Delivery – England and Wales Cricket Board, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
  • Executive Director, Sponsorship – MP & Silva
  • Vice President, Partnerships – Major League Baseball Team (West Coast)
  • Vice President, People Operations – Major League Baseball Team (West Coast)
  • Head of Expansion & Club Services – North American Soccer League (USA)
  • Head of Marketing – Derby County Football Club
  • Director of Engineering – Global Sports League (Based in the US)
  • Brand Manager – Leading Formula One Team


  • First Team Scout Germany – Leading European Football Club
  • First Team Scout France – Leading European Football Club
  • Academy Central & Eastern European Scout – Leading European Football Club


  • Regional Managing Director – Global Broadcaster
  • Director of Game Entertainment; Producer – Toronto Blue Jays

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.

“Nolan Partners’ knowledge of the sports sector is unrivalled, their insight into the complexities of a sports governing body unique. We are consistently delighted with both the levels of service and quality of the candidates they present to us.”

Alex Horne
Former General Secretary of The FA Group

“I appointed Nolan Partners to assist on a challenging mandate to hire a Director of CRM to lead our teams across Gibraltar and Israel. Not only did we hire someone with the perfect skill set, they really understood the company and department culture to attract the right person, which was critical. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.”

Colin Cole-Johnson
Director of Customer Intelligence, William Hill Plc

“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

“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

“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