Rebecca Evans is an Athlete and Sponsorship Manager at Line Up Sports.
She joined there after 5 years of working in marketing and sponsorship roles including a period with Wilson Hartnell where she worked on some of the biggest sponsorships and sporting events in the country including the Guinness Six Nations, The 148th Open at Royal Portrush and FBD’s Team Ireland sponsorship.
Evans now works alongside some of the Ireland’s top sporting talent, managing their commercial activity away from the pitch. The players on the roster include Jordan Larmour, Kellie Harrington, Rob Kearney, Rachael Blackmore and Evan’s Sister Nikki.
As well as working on the athlete side, Evans also works closely with brands advising them on how best to activate and utilise sponsorship including Park Developments and the Irish Women’s Hockey team, Revive Active and the National Dairy Council.
Having studied at University College Dublin where she earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Evans went on to graduate with a Masters in Digital Marketing at UCD’s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in 2015. She continues to play top-division hockey with EY Hockey League side Old Alex.
Do you know someone that has risen quickly through a career in sports administration, sponsorship or other areas where sport and business crossover that you believe deserves recognition?
We want to hear from you.
The criteria for submission is that the person should be working within the sports industry, or in a sponsorship or agency capacity that is bringing sport to life, and that they should be born in or after 1990.
The list will build up over the coming weeks and we will gather as a group in May of this year to meet with alumni from previous years and to further the creation of a network of people making a real difference within our industry.
The nomination process is simple. Contact us today, quoting 30 under 30 in the subject line, with a name and a few lines on why you or they could be one of our 30 Under 30 for 2020.
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