Golden Opportunities - Business Never Stops
(ATR) Several sports organizations including the Australian Masters Games, ATP Media
, and The Sporting Goods Business
are filling high level positions. Please continue to send us your initiatives by Olympians for the new section Olympian Efforts!
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Australian Masters Games
Location: Victoria, Australia
Australian Masters Games is seeking a highly experienced and capable sport and/or event professional to take on this challenging role. This role forms part of the management team that will deliver one of Australia's largest and most well known sporting festivals.
Senior Production Coordinator
Location: Roehampton, United Kingdom
ATP Media is the broadcast arm of the nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments and the ATP World Tour Finals. This dynamic company is looking for an experienced Production Coordinator to help plan and run their Outside Broadcasts.
Sporting Goods Business
Location: Kent, United Kingdom
With over 40 years of continuous service to the sports retail trade, SGB remains fresh and relevant: produced in both printed and E-zine format (www.sgb-sports.com/ezine). The role will involve building relationships with a range of sports brands to communicate their brand messages to our circulation of sports product/equipment/apparel buyers.
High Profile Global Event
Energy and Engineering Services Manager
Location: United Kingdom
The successful candidate will Manage the Energy, Broadcast lighting, Rigging and Cable management design and delivery programme for Sports Venues and Non-sports Venues in conjunction with the General Manager Venue Overlay.
Global Marketing Agency
Location: London, United Kingdom
The employer is a global marketing agency specialising in sponsorship, promotion, event and retail marketing. Working within the Sponsorship & Events team, the successful candidate will work on activation of clients' golf sponsorship. This role involves overseeing the management of the account, liaising with the European Tour and implementing the activation.
IPC Academy Games Experience Programme
The Games Experience Programme is being held between 3 to 5 September 2012 and will give governments, bidding and candidate cities, and those involved in the Paralympic Games supply chain a much greater understanding of the complexities involved in delivering the second biggest sporting event in the world.
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.
ITTF Dream Building Program
The ITTF Dream Building Program is the new umbrella branding of the social responsibility programs that the ITTF is involved in and brings together the Development Program "creating opportunities to dream", Para Table Tennis "nothing can stop the dream" and Junior Table tennis "creating the dream pathway".
Individuals will be able to donate at the website www.ittfdream.com/donate. Corporations are invited to partner the ITTF Dream Building program for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Recognition levels will be commensurate with the level of support, and ranges from Bronze Dream Builders to Platinum Dream Builders.
"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.
London 2012 Olympic Stadium Experience Competition
Powerade is the Official Sports Drink of the London 2012 Olympic Games. And to celebrate we’re giving 29 lucky people the chance to set their Personal Best at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.
To enter, just tweet a photo of yourself in your “On Your Marks” pose to @PoweradeGB, including the hashtag #onyourmarks. Don’t forget to follow us! If your photo is one of the 29 which shows the most focus, passion and determination, you’ll be joining us at the Olympic Stadium!
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
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.
2012 World Leisure Congress
Date: September 30 - October 3, 2012
The abstracts are starting to roll in for the 2012 World Leisure Congress in Rimini, Italy September 30 - October 3. If you haven't submitted yours, time is running out. You have until June 9, 2012.
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.
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.
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.
University of East London
University of East London hosts amongst others Team USA, Asics and Team Singapore for the Olympics, further accommodation is available in good quality recently built ensuite accommodation adjacent to the Excel Centre,
with views over Canary Wharf, London City Airport and the North Greenwich Arena, available at £55+VAT per night.
University of East London also has parking availability in Stratford(Stratford High Street, E15 and Water Lane, E15) within view of the Olympic Stadium, available during the Olympic and Paralympic Games - enquiries to email@example.com (Phil Andrews, Olympic Services Manager).
London 2012 Opportunities
: LOCOG is filling several positions. To see all of the opportunities visit the London 2012 job opportunities page
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
Athletics South Australia
Competition and Events Manager
Location: Adelaide, Australia
The state governing body for athletics in South Australia is seeking an
experienced event manager to deliver its comprehensive competition and
events program. This newly created position is a crucial leadership role
designed to improve the delivery and overall consumer experience of
Athletics SA’s core product offerings...
GLORY Sports International
Chief Operating Officer
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Join this leading international sports marketing firm as COO, developing
and implementing business plans and strategies for GLORY's events,
sponsorship and production...
Consumer Marketing Manager
Location: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Love Golf? We have an exciting opportunity with TaylorMade for a
Consumer Marketing Manager to support the Head of Consumer Marketing in
day-to-day activities and management of the marketing plan...
Category Manager EMEA - Snow
Location: Western Region, Switzerland
The Category Manager EMEA – Snow & Giro Bike Apparel is responsible
for steering the company’s snow business across the European / EMEA
market space, as well as launch Giro’s bike apparel initiative...
IOC Olympic Studies Centre
Postgraduate Research Grant Programme 2013
Location: Singapore and Innsbruck
Closing: 28 September 2012
The IOC Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has launched the 2013
Postgraduate Research Grant Programme intended for early career
researchers engaged in scholarly research on the Olympic Movement, its
history and ideals, and the impact of the Olympic Games on the various
aspects of contemporary society and culture. Encourage early career
researchers to undertake research with a humanities or social sciences
perspective on the Olympic phenomena. For the 2013 selection, 16
priority fields of research are being proposed to the researchers.
Written by Evan Owens
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