Jobs website operator iHire on Monday announced plans to acquire WorkInSports, a careers website focused on employment in the sports industry.
Both companies have signed a binding letter of intent and expect the transaction to be completed in the coming weeks.
The Phoenix-based firm WorkInSports will be joining iHire’s family of talent brands, becoming the 57th industry-focused community on iHire’s recruitment platform. Both companies have signed a binding letter of intent and expect the transaction to be completed in the coming weeks.
“For more than two decades, iHire and WorkInSports have formed a strong relationship as two key players in the industry-specific talent acquisition market,” iHire President and CEO Steve Flook said in a statement.
“We are thrilled to finally announce our plans to merge and will soon officially welcome WorkInSports to our family of talent communities,” Flook said.
Once the deal is completed, WorkInSports will be fully integrated with iHire’s platform, allowing job seekers in the sports industry to take advantage of iHire’s advanced job matching technology, career resources, and resume writing tools.
In addition, employers will be able to reach qualified job candidates who are passionate about careers in sports by using iHire’s powerful recruitment marketing technologies. The leading jobs platform based in Frederick, Maryland will also help the sports employment firm in recruitment advertising, talent sourcing, and employer branding solutions.
“Teaming up with iHire has been a long time coming,” WorkInSports co-founder and CEO John Mellor said. “Like iHire, we’ve always believed in the importance of helping people to find work that is meaningful and rewarding.”
The companies plan to provide more information about the deal as it is available.