GlobalSportsJobs strikes deal with Chinese sports internet company Alisports
23 August 2016: GlobalSportsJobs, the leading specialist digital media and talent acquisition platform for the international sports industry, has entered into a partnership with Alisports to support the Chinese online sports marketing firm’s domestic and international expansion plans.
Under the terms of the agreement, GlobalSportsJobs will provide Alisports, owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, with a range of digital talent acquisition solutions including the rights to advertise career opportunities across its multi-language platforms.
The partnership will also see GlobalSportsJobs help Alisports develop its international corporate branding with a varied range of content designed at educating and inspiring professionals who are looking further their careers in sport or make a transition into the industry from outside.
Karl Oliver, Executive Chairman of GlobalSportsJobs, said:
“Alisports has recognised that GlobalSportsJobs is the ideal platform to work with in furthering its digital talent acquisition programme. We are very proud to partner with Alisports and look forward to building on our strong relationship with them in what are exciting times for the development of the sports industry in China.”
Helen Lu, Vice President of Alisports, added:
“There is huge opportunity in China's sports market. Alisports aims to boost the sports industry and benefit more partners and consumers by creating a base platform through big data in the ecosystem of Alibaba. We are glad to partner with GlobalSportsJobs and wish to experience great success in a market that is undergoing rapid growth.”
The sports industry is now one of China’s most dynamic sectors. According to a recent five-year plan unveiled by China’s State General Administration of Sports, the Chinese sports industry will amount to over three trillion yuan ($460 billion) by 2020.
GlobalSportsJobs is the leading specialist digital media and talent platform for the international sports industry. It provides an innovative, technology-driven solution to help sporting organisations in all sectors source a greater quality and diversity of talent, and is helping further professionalise and educate the industry by publishing original and engaging market insights. GlobalSportsJobs operates an international network of affiliates that maximises the visibility of career opportunities and engages over 1.2 million industry professionals around the globe each year.
Alisports, a subsidiary company of the Alibaba Group, is a sports platform established with the aim of placing the entire range of services from ticketing and broadcasting rights to rights management in one hand. It devotes to building the basic sports economy platform with the thinking of Internet and developing sports business both online and offline. Alisports consequently strives to create value and make contributions to the international and domestic sports associations.
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Date published: 23 August 2016