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Posted by: Sigone, September 16, 2019, 6:04pm
with Linkedin.. . no more info cos the link the club provided doesn't work...yet

https://www.grimsby-townfc.co.uk/news/2019/september/linkedin-sponsors-grimsby-town-f.c.-to-help-community-score-jobs
Posted by: moosey_club, September 16, 2019, 8:35pm; Reply: 1
That sounds actually like a fan involvement/ community service provision with an actual respected company.....well done all involved in getting this initiative going.
Posted by: LH, September 16, 2019, 9:14pm; Reply: 2
Hope they can help us ‘connect’ with some more sponsorship at the end of the year long deal. I know they’re doing a a national campaign based on GY but this is still a very big name to bring in for sponsorship and seems a good initiative.
Posted by: KingstonMariner, September 16, 2019, 9:36pm; Reply: 3
Sounds like good news!
Posted by: Rik e B, September 16, 2019, 11:00pm; Reply: 4
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Linkedin Sponsors Grimsby Town F.C. To Help Community Score Jobs
New sponsorship will deliver support, advice and free match tickets to jobseekers in the Grimsby community

5 Hours ago


London, 16th September 2019: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today announces its sponsorship of Grimsby Town Football Club, marking its first foray into football sponsorship. The initiative has been launched in the North East Lincolnshire coastal town of Grimsby with a goal of helping local jobseekers to find work.

The activity launches this weekend with the opening of the ‘LinkedIn Lounge’ – a permanent match day fixture throughout the season, where match goers will be able to see current vacancies in the area, along with details of how to apply.

The team’s upcoming home game against Macclesfield Town on Saturday 21st September will also see the first of regular ‘jobs takeovers’ where live job roles will also be served to match-goers in match day programmes, at food vendors and even in the ladies and gents toilets.

The ground will also be home to the brand’s temporary pop-up pub ‘The Linked Inn’ – where fans and Grimsby residents alike can score themselves a job with an after-work drink. Guests will be able to meet with recruiting businesses in the area, as well as LinkedIn career experts who will be on hand to advise on everything from setting up a LinkedIn profile to growing their professional community. Free tickets to home-game fixtures across the season will also be made available to The Linked Inn attendees.

The Linked Inn will be held between 5pm – 8pm on Tuesday 24th September.  Attendees can speak to companies such as other club sponsors, DFDS and Associated British Ports, as well as Docks Beers, Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and DeeBee Wholesale about the jobs they have on offer.

The activity is part of a one-year agreement with the club and is the culmination of a wider initiative from LinkedIn, which has seen the platform work with Grimsby residents to demonstrate how LinkedIn can connect people to the right job opportunities.

Grimsby Town FC manager, Michael Jolley comments: “The club has always supported the local community and vice versa. With LinkedIn’s sponsorship we can use the club ground as a platform to highlight the job opportunities available in the area.”

Darain Faraz, Head of Brand, LinkedIn says: “We believe that when people come together, we create opportunity and change lives for the better. There are few sports which unite a community quite like football, especially in Grimsby where the club is the heart of the town. We hope this sponsorship demonstrates the power of community in securing job opportunities.”

Today, LinkedIn has amassed more than 20 million job listings. Over the last year, four million people have secured a job through LinkedIn - that’s one person getting hired every eight seconds.

For more information abou
Posted by: Theimperialcoroner, September 16, 2019, 11:12pm; Reply: 5
Blimey, that’s pretty good news.
Posted by: HackneyHaddock, September 16, 2019, 11:49pm; Reply: 6
Fantastic news to have a partnership with such a company.  Great for the club and the town.  Well done to those who helped broker the deal.
Posted by: Posh Harry, September 17, 2019, 7:28am; Reply: 7
Sounds like a great forward thinking initiative. Well done to all those involved in making this happen.
Posted by: oochiad, September 17, 2019, 7:45am; Reply: 8
Wow this is amazing news, a great partnership👌
Posted by: Mighty_Mariner, September 17, 2019, 8:31am; Reply: 9
This is brilliant... I did wonder why, when watching something on YouTube this week, an LinkedIn advert featuring Grimsby came on I assumed they were doing them for different towns and cities.

To be partnered with a brand that is known worldwide is amazing for the club and the Town and if we can help create more employment opportunities then all the better. Some telly great ideas already with the pop up bar, free tickets, vacancies in match day programme etc. Can only see this being successful.

Is there a Shutes link here somewhere? Just seems odd that out of every possible football club, they've chosen Grimsby Town to partner with.

Onwards and upwards 😀 #UTM
Posted by: Doctor Sanchez, September 17, 2019, 8:52am; Reply: 10
Very impressive, well done to all involved in making this happen.
Posted by: Civvy at last, September 17, 2019, 8:56am; Reply: 11
Initially they were going to try this at Anfield.








Then they realised attendances would drop by 75% 😉
Posted by: forza ivano, September 17, 2019, 9:14am; Reply: 12
Quoted from Mighty_Mariner
This is brilliant... I did wonder why, when watching something on YouTube this week, an LinkedIn advert featuring Grimsby came on I assumed they were doing them for different towns and cities.

To be partnered with a brand that is known worldwide is amazing for the club and the Town and if we can help create more employment opportunities then all the better. Some telly great ideas already with the pop up bar, free tickets, vacancies in match day programme etc. Can only see this being successful.

Is there a Shutes link here somewhere? Just seems odd that out of every possible football club, they've chosen Grimsby Town to partner with.

Onwards and upwards 😀 #UTM


i did wonder the same, very much chimes with his and Ross' support of education and work opportunities for the Gy area

Posted by: diehardmariner, September 17, 2019, 11:04am; Reply: 13
Genuinely shocked by this.  Great initiative.

Well done the club.
Posted by: grimsby pete, September 17, 2019, 11:09am; Reply: 14
Very good news well done to all involved .
Posted by: grimps, September 17, 2019, 11:54am; Reply: 15
I suppose anything a bonus but I’d love to know how much it’s worth to the club ?
Maybe it’s just for the PR
Posted by: 1mickylyons, September 17, 2019, 12:09pm; Reply: 16
Quoted from grimps
I suppose anything a bonus but I’d love to know how much it’s worth to the club ?
Maybe it’s just for the PR


To be fair mate the PR side alone is worth it`s weight in Gold this to me is a massive step in the right direction for GTFC.Well done
Posted by: Southwark Mariner, September 17, 2019, 12:10pm; Reply: 17
Quoted from grimps
I’d love to know how much it’s worth to the club ?
Maybe it’s just for the PR


so absolutely priceless then

ha, beaten to it
Posted by: TheRonRaffertyFanClub, September 17, 2019, 12:14pm; Reply: 18
Wonderful.

What’s it worth in cash to the club?
Posted by: GrimRob, September 17, 2019, 12:18pm; Reply: 19
Looks good on the club's CV
Posted by: Ipswin, September 17, 2019, 12:22pm; Reply: 20
Quoted from 1mickylyons


To be fair mate the PR side alone is worth it`s weight in Gold this to me is a massive step in the right direction for GTFC.Well done


Perhaps they'll incorporate a Job Centre (or whatever the dole office is called these days) as one of the amenities in the new stadium,

Posted by: moosey_club, September 18, 2019, 6:25pm; Reply: 21
Quoted from Ipswin


Perhaps they'll incorporate a Job Centre (or whatever the dole office is called these days) as one of the amenities in the new stadium,



won't need it by then, as we will all be living on the moon and holidaying on Mars.
Posted by: Rik e B, September 18, 2019, 6:59pm; Reply: 22
Quoted from forza ivano


i did wonder the same, very much chimes with his and Ross' support of education and work opportunities for the Gy area



I thought similar, fits in with the Greater Grimsby Project, bringing opportunities to deprived area etc
Posted by: bluerose13x, September 18, 2019, 7:12pm; Reply: 23
Whent to the parkway cinema this afternoon...played an LinkedIn Grimsby advert before the film..

Posted by: Abdul19, September 18, 2019, 8:12pm; Reply: 24
Great stuff, as long as it doesn't mean an influx to BP of people like this ;)

Tweet 1153752589303001088 will appear here...
Posted by: forza ivano, September 18, 2019, 8:43pm; Reply: 25
Quoted from bluerose13x
Whent to the parkway cinema this afternoon...played an LinkedIn Grimsby advert before the film..



Great video n chuffed to bits with this initiative. Not that it really matters, as it's such a worthwhile venture, but is it worth any money to the club?
Has to be worth it for the good publicity that's been generated, it even made the business pages of the ' i'  today.
One final thought could those of you on LinkedIn please place a favourable comment on the initiztive, will be seen by your contacts and hopefully shared, so spreading the good word?
Posted by: Civvy at last, September 19, 2019, 1:49pm; Reply: 26
Quoted from moosey_club


won't need it by then, as we will all be living on the moon and holidaying on Mars.


And still waiting for a Brexit resolution  ;)
Posted by: KingstonMariner, September 19, 2019, 2:20pm; Reply: 27
Quoted from Civvy at last


And still waiting for a Brexit resolution  ;)


Shhhh! Non-football.  ;)
Posted by: Rik e B, September 19, 2019, 2:48pm; Reply: 28
Quoted from Civvy at last


And still waiting for a Brexit resolution  ;)


No the annoying dumb peasant revolt will have been stamped out by our Globalist overlords by then.


And that's enough.
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