In honor of the big game coming up this Sunday, it's time to touchdown on football-related jobs that are hiring now. It's not uncommon to see positions that offer some type of flexibility -- work from home, part-time, contract, etc. -- in most career fields, and sports-related jobs are no exception. For those who would like to take part in the professional game in their own area of expertise, here are ten positions hiring now.
1. Coaching Assistant (part time, for Texas A&M Football)
Tackle this position that assists coaches with organizational duties, oversees scout team play and helps develop student-athletes academically and physically.
2. Interactive Designer (freelance, for FOX Sports)
Got design skills? Then flag this job that assists in managing design, development, maintenance and overall architecture of the sports broadcasting network's regional websites.
3. Reporter (part time, covering semi-pro football)
If you talk a big game, apply your skills at covering high school sports, college basketball, amateur baseball, semi-pro football, features and local events.
4. Online Adjunct Faculty - Sports Management - Coaching Football (telecommuting, teaching football coaching classes)
Lead the way to future victories in a position that will deliver online instruction for football coaching classes while working part time and telecommuting from a home base office anywhere US nationally.
5. Sports Lab Guide (part time, for Kansas City Chiefs)
If you know the stands, then set your sights on working in a professional football team's Sports Lab and leading fitness-minded educational tours of the stadium.
6. Youth Sports Referee (part time, for YMCA)
Call it like you see it as you help officiate games, set up/clean up after games and assist coaches as needed.
7. Research Analyst (full time temporary, for NFL)
Replay your review skills for a Sports TV network as an individual to gather, analyze and disseminate program ratings & other audience measurement data in an attempt to promote audience growth.
8. Freelance Writer -- Sports (telecommuting, for Yahoo)
Touchdown on you keyboard as a Freelance Sports Writer needed to write about NBA, MLB and NFL teams.
9. Physical Therapist (part time)
Work it out for a fitness organization that needs a part-time physical therapist to assist in development of a rehabilitation system, perform patient testing, administer appropriate treatment and record treatment and progress.
10. Update Anchor, Sports (part time, for SIRIUS XM Radio)
Share your love of the game as an Update Anchor who observes sports news, preps for shows and writes and produces sports news updates.
With a variety of sports related jobs to choose from, your bound to score one that is a match for your skills. Don't drop the ball and be sure to kick off your resume today.