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(ATR) Badminton Ireland is hiring a membership services administrator and Sportfive is looking for a manager of international sales and marketing. Also, Glasgow 2014 is looking for people to help stage the Commonwealth Games.
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Membership Services Administrator
Badminton Ireland promotes, regulates and delivers educational and participation services to members throughout Ireland. The Membership Services Administrator has an essential role in ensuring the smooth running of Badminton Ireland. In addition to excellent administration skills, the administrator will be familiar with the amateur sports arena and will show interest, dedication and enthusiasm in the continuing professionalisation and development of the sport of badminton in Ireland.
Manager, International Sales and Marketing
Sportfive is the world’s Number 1 football agency and one of the largest sports agencies worldwide, recently being awarded the media distribution rights for the XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi 2014) and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Rio 2016) in 40 European markets. This role will oversee the selling of perimeter advertising across Sportfive's portfolio of International football marketing rights. In total Sportfive has co-operations with over 30 football associations and over 250 clubs, as well as several leagues.
Chullanka (Groupe Oxylane)
Directeur De L'Offre
Le Directeur de l’Offre est responsable de l’ensemble de l’offre de l’enseigne Chullanka; il pilote l’ensemble de la politique achat, les relations fournisseurs, la politique commerciale & marketing avec les directeurs magasins.
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Closing: March 30, 2012
EventScotland are now accepting applications for the 2012 programme, so this is your opportunity to get involved in the countdown to 2014.
Games for Scotland supports local communities across Scotland to get involved and hold events in the build to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
World Fit Walk 2012
The World Fit mission is to promote a culture of health and fitness for children. World Fit strives to eradicate both childhood obesity and the enormous toll obesity has taken on families, society and healthcare systems.
Through Olympian and Paralympian participation, World Fit pairs these mentors with schools to inspire their students about the importance of health, fitness and Olympic values of perseverance, respect and fair play. The World Fit Walk is the heart of the World Fit program. Each year, the Walk begins on the Monday following Spring break and continues for the following six weeks. Daily, students who participate in the World Fit Walk will log their miles via the website, www.worldfit.org.
"Shooting for Gold"
USA Archery kicks off one of its most important initiatives, called "Shooting for Gold:" an effort to raise funds to support the team and the organization in the lead-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Hoping to capitalize on the excitement of 2012, USA Archery has launched a peer donation engine, which is a secure online portal that will allow people to raise funds for USA Archery, or make a one-time donation to the organization.
Team South Africa Mascot
Sports loving South Africans will get to vote for a Team South Africa mascot for all multi-coded sports events going forward from the London Olympics and Paralympics later this year.
This is part of the national Olympic governing body SASCOC’s drive to create a national identity around the team, also at future events like the Commonwealth Games, World Games, All Africa Games and Zone VI games.
Panasonic's Film Nation
As the Presenting Partner of the Film Nation: Shorts programme, Panasonic UK Limited will be working with LOCOG, the UK Film Council and its partners, to provide UK-wide film making workshops for young people. Shorts workshops will cover everything from camera skills to how to develop a story through to direction and how to successfully work with actors. Through the sessions and online resources Film Nation: Shorts intends to encourage the making of over 2,000 fi lms celebrating sport, participation, achievement and excellence in the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The competitions will begin in March 2010 culminating in special award ceremonies each year.
International Olympic Committee
Show Your Best Campaign
As part of the IOC's "Show Your Best" campaign, people can upload a video of themselves playing a sport and win a trip to London 2012. Visit the website to see all of the prizes and details.
Olympic sponsor Kellogg's is offering people a chance to visit London for next year's Summer Olympics. Enter to win this sweepstakes on the company's website.
Enter the Get Your Family Ready sweepstakes and get ready for The Games with Panasonic. Your family could win a VIERA® HDTV - the official HDTV of the Olympic Games - and a VIP trip for four to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
By supporting the U.K.'s Team 2012, people can win tickets to the London Olympics. Donate and enter to win at Visa's website
Fédération Equestre Internationale
Pictogram Design Competition
Closing: April 19, 2012
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for horse sport, is calling on equestrian enthusiasts and designers of all ages around the world to enter its online competition to create new “pictograms” for its disciplines.
The competition, launched today on FEI Facebook and www.fei.org, is open until midnight on 19 April 2012, with no limit on the number of entries per person.
Sport Tech UK 2012
Date: March 29, 2012
Leading sports technology community and online publication SVE Europe is pleased to announce that the inaugural ‘SVE Europe Sport Tech UK’ will take place at the historic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on the afternoon of Thursday 29 March 2012.
Industry leaders from key broadcasters, facilities companies and sports properties will gather together to discuss topics of importance to the UK sports production industry on several illuminating panels.
International Sport Security Conference
Date: May 14-15, 2012
This year’s Conference will take place in Doha and is themed: “Creating a Platform for Growth through Safe Sporting Events”. It will focus on the positive impacts for hosts and partners of major sporting events, such as ensuring a lasting economic and security legacy, and the increased interaction of sport and socio-economic development.
International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit
Date: April 20-25, 2012
The IHT Sports Business Summit brings together IHT writers, major sports sponsors, investors, media pioneers, global sports figures, entrepreneurs, property and franchise owners,
broadcasters, federations and government ministers for two days of revealing conversations about the business of sport.
Date: May 20-25, 2012
Originally launched in 2003, SportAccord International Convention is a 6-day gathering of more than 1500 leading representatives from international sport. It offers the sports family a powerful opportunity to come together on a global scale, in an exclusive and authoritative networking environment, to build relationships, share knowledge and develop ideas that will benefit the entire community.
Sports and Events Tourism Exchange
Date: September 12-14, 2012
An event proven to be of international standing after the extremely successful inaugural show held in Cape Town in 2011, this “confex” will again focus on the world-class standard of facilities and services South Africa has to offer as a host for all top-level international events - sports, concerts and other.
World Conference of the International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport
Date: September 19-22, 2012
Try out your theoretical adventure in flesh.
Experience hiking, biking, adventure park, mountainairing, climbing, fishing. Challenge your luck in casino (after your presentation).
If you are nature enthusiast, enjoy the breathtaking moments in the middle of the Julian Alps.
Just take a break before the new academic year begins. Academic hedonism: imagine a nice conversation on social function of sport, while sipping wine in the spa. (Can this be called sport as well?)
Asia Pacific World Sport & Women Conference 2012
Date: October 7-9, 2012
The Asia Pacific World Sport & Women Conference 2012 looks at the world’s most popular sport and provides a global platform to explore ‘how’ and ‘why’ women consume sport. Learn how to increase female consumption from grassroots participation and international representation to the boardroom and stadia across the Asia Pacific Region and beyond. The conference will feature ‘Football’ as the platform that reaches the greatest number of women and girls globally, but will also draw on the experiences of sports as diverse as Touch, Bowls, Swimming and others to help communities, governments, businesses and sporting bodies engage with women and girls.
International Ski Federation
FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships
Closing: April 20, 2012
The FIS, the international governing body for skiing and snowboarding, has launched an invitation to tender for the acquisition of media rights to the FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships in 2015 and 2017.
Interested parties have been given until April 20 to respond.
SC Olimpstroy is engaged in the construction of Olympic venues and infrastructure. The main focus of the SC “Olimpstroy” is the management of engineering, surveying, design, construction, reconstruction and preparing Sochi 2014 venues for competition.
Transport for London is the site for electronic tendering for London tourism agency, Visit London.
International Triathlon Union
2013 World Triathlon Series
Closing: April 13, 2012
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today opened bidding for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series. The bidding is open to host cities and National Federations wishing to hold one of the eight coveted series events.
The successful bidding cities will join London, already named as host of the 2013 ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final scheduled for September 2013, on the 2012 Olympic venue in Hyde Park. Current and past host cities include Sydney, Madrid, Hamburg, Seoul, San Diego, and Washington D.C.
Play the Games 2013
Closing: April 10, 2012
Play the Game calls upon potential partners to declare their interest in hosting Play the Game 2013, the 8th world communication conference on sport and society.
Play the Game 2013 is expected to gather 3-400 leading media professionals, academics, sports officials, sports business executives and students from 40-50 countries worldwide. It is envisaged that the conference is arranged over four-five days in the second half of 2013.
Sport and Development Opportunities:
There are many job openings in sport and development including a Project Manager and Head of Communications with streetfootballworld. The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education is seeking applications Manager Services.
For all of the job listings, visit sportanddev.org.
Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland:
View the IOC Job Opportunities
page to search volunteer and full-time positions.
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London 2012 Opportunities
: LOCOG is filling several positions. To see all of the opportunities visit the London 2012 job
London 2012 and McDonald's are looking for nearly 70,000 volunteers
for the 2012 Games. Volunteers will carry out a range of essential tasks,
from spectator services to language services and medical care.
Sochi 2014 Opportunities
: The upcoming Winter Olympics is looking for volunteers. To view all opportunities visit Sochi 2014's website
Take the opportunity to meet a delegation from the Sochi 2014 organising committee at a morning seminar at the end of February in London and find out about opportunities in the hospitality sector at the Winter Games. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Opportunities
: To view all Rio 2016 job opportunities, visit the job opportunities page
World Anti-Doping Agency
Closing: March 23, 2012
The ADAMS Manager liaises between WADA, its stakeholders and selected IT vendors on the ADAMS project and other projects to ensure proper functioning of the systems from a technology and system administration perspective
Saudi Arabian Swimming Federation
Water Sports Programs General Manager
The aquatic sports of swimming, diving and water polo in Saudi Arabia are overseen and governed by the General Presidency of Youth Welfare (GPYW) through the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) and Saudi Arabian Swimming Federation (SASF). The Water Sports Program GM will have the task of overseeing the strategic plan, operations, staff management, risk management and financial planning.
The Premier League
The Premier League is seeking to recruit a 1-2 year qualified commercial solicitor to join its in-house legal department. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for assisting with the Premier League’s brand protection and enforcement programme which involves anti-counterfeiting, anti-piracy, illegal broadcasting, and anti-ticket touting.
IMG is seeking a San Francisco, USA based Account Director who will lead a dedicated client account team. The primary role is to assist the client in the development and execution of FIFA related football marketing initiatives across all FIFA competitions, including the FIFA World Cup.
Consumer Marketing Manager
Love Golf? TaylorMade has an exciting opportunity for a Consumer Marketing Manager to co-ordinate, create and execute all consumer marketing materials to support the TaylorMade, adidas and Ashworth Golf brands across Europe and to understand and control the brand’s image and positioning in all visual and written communication.
European Handball Federation
Media and Communications Specialist
Closing: March 23, 2012
EHF is looking for somebody ideally with a background in media or journalism to take on a variety of tasks and responsibilities including planning and implementing communication strategies, writing and editing content for websites and written publications, producing media releases and information packs and dealing with media enquiries. The role will also involve working as part of the EHF media team at major handball events such as the EHF European Championships and the VELUX EHF FINAL4.
Written by Ann Cantrell
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