Webinar with David Timms from Chelsea Football Club
Our careers service is running a series of weekly webinars aimed at students and recent graduates.
On Wednesday 21 October at 10am the webinar features David Timms who is Senior Business Development Manager at Chelsea Football Club.
David Timms is a University of Brighton Graduate, from our Business Studies with Marketing course. Come along to hear what he has to say about uni, his placement year and his first graduate job.
In this session, David will cover his time at the University of Brighton; including early struggles, the placement year that turned everything around, the transition from education into the working world, working through the economic recession of 2008, the importance of strong business relations and taking yourself out of your comfort zone.
Expanding on his key learnings and experiences throughout, with an underlying message of growing your networks, bringing people together, helping others and following your passions.
Currently Senior Business Development Manager at Chelsea Football Club, David also holds a role as Vice-Chairman of Stadium Experience (a not-for-profit marketing collaboration of football, rugby and cricket club venues across the UK and Ireland), sits on the Membership Committee of BritishAmerican Business (the leading transatlantic trade association between the UK and US) and sits on a leadership group for Great Ormond Street Hospital’s charity-sporting events.
To date, a 14-year career within the sport, hospitality, tourism, events, corporate and luxury sectors has allowed David to gain experience in implementing and delivering business development, sales and event logistic strategies for UK and global sporting events (including his current role at Chelsea Football Club and previously World Cups, European Championships, The English Football League and The Wimbledon Championships) as well as corporate and CSR events.