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


  • Non-Executive Director / Board Member – Rugby Football League
  • President – Major League Sports Team (West Coast, USA)
  • Chief Executive Officer – British Swimming
  • General Counsel – World Surf League (California, USA)
  • Vice President Partnerships, Americas – City Football Group
  • Senior Director of Officiating – United States Tennis Association
  • Director of Marketing – Manchester City Football Club
  • Director of Marketing Partnerships – Swansea City Football Club
  • Director of Engineering – Global Sports League (USA)
  • Sponsorship Sales Manager – Manchester United Football Club
  • Commercial Manager – Leading Formula One Team
  • Brand Manager – Leading Formula One Team
  • Communications Manager – Leading Formula One Team


  • Scouting Auditor – Leading European Football Club
  • First Team Scout Germany – 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.

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

“The LMA would also like to thank their specialist recruitment firm Nolan Partners for finding us such a first class candidate. Their knowledge and understanding of the football business proved to be invaluable.”

Howard Wilkinson
Chairman of the League Managers Association

“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

“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

“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