Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) Executive level positions and a call for USA softball Junior Men’s National Team Coaching Pool applications.

This week's Golden Opportunities:

1. Featured Jobs - Mizuno, Nike, Manchester City FC, Honda Racing Development, IMG,Lagardère Unlimited

2. Conferences -

3.Programs -

4.Volunteers - Rio 2016

5. Media Matters -

6.Proposals -2015-2018 Junior Men’s National Team Coaching Pool

7. Scholarships -

9.Merchandise -

9. Tender Opportunities -

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European Footwear Designer

Location: Munich, Germany

Closing date: Open until filled

Mizuno Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sporting goods are looking to recruit a European Footwear Designer to contribute to the creation of Mizuno’s unique footwear products.


Key Account Executive, Intersport (Women's Training and NSW)

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Closing date: 13/11/2014

Nike is looking for a Key Account Executive Intersport responsible for achieving assigned sales quota by bringing in new and maintaining existing business in the Nike Women’s Training and NSW category.


Key Account Executive, Intersport (Football, Young Athletes and Basketball)

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Closing date: Open until filled

Nike is looking for a Key Account Executive Intersport responsible for achieving assigned sales quota by bringing in new and maintaining existing business in the Nike Football, Young Athletes and Basketball category.

Manchester City Football Club

eCRM Campaign Manager

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Closing date: Open until filled

Exciting opportunity for an eCRM Campaign Manager to work at Manchester City Football Club. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and evolving the club’s commercial email marketing programme, developing targeted customer communications, sourcing & reviewing content and tracking campaign results for continuous improvement.

Honda Racing Development

Press Officer

Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Closing date: Open until filled

Honda Racing Development (HRD-MK) is seeking a Press Officer to join the business on a permanent basis primarily within its Milton Keynes office location, it being the supporting facility of Honda’s Formula 1 (F1) activity.


Sales Executive

Location: Wembley, United Kingdom

Closing date: Open until filled

IMG are looking to recruit a Sales Executive to be responsible for the sales and management of all Club Wembley long term memberships on behalf of Wembley Stadium.


Royalty Analyst

Location: London, United Kingdom

Closing date: Open until filled

IMG seek a Royalty Analyst to be responsible for processing high volume royalty reports, and undertaking wide variety of finance/accounting related responsibilities.

Lagardère Unlimited

Communications Director

Location: Not Disclosed, Europe

Closing date: Open until filled

Lagardère Unlimited are looking to recruit a Communications Director to provide solutions and support on the brand communication strategy, as well as internally support change management processes and the transformation of culture and image.

Football Foundation

Head of Stakeholder Management

Location: London, United Kingdom

Closing date: Open until filled

Exciting opportunity for a Head of Stakeholder Management to join The Football Foundation to manage the relationships with its key Funding Partners: The Premier League, The FA, Government and Sport England.


SPORTELMonaco 2014: October 7-10, 2014

Smart Cities Host Summit: November 5-7, 2014

City Events: November 13-14, 2014

IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition: November 17-18, 2014


Paralympic Sport Club Development Program

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, today launched the Paralympic Sport Club Development Program, a new initiative designed to support grassroots organizations that are committed to providing sustainable Paralympic sports programming that strengthens the athlete pipeline to the U.S. Paralympic Team. Paralympic Sport Clubs that participate in the three-level program will receive recognition and awards designed to help organizations honor achievements and further pursue excellence within the Paralympic Movement.


Rio 2016

The Rio 2016 volunteer application process is now open. 70,000 volunteers will be required for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. Be sure to check the page for details on how to apply.

Baku 2015

The first ever European Games will be held in Baku next year. Baku 2015 is excited to announce that it is now accepting volunteer applications. Be sure to check the page for details on how to apply

FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will be held in Canada next summer. Matches will be held all over Canada.To insure this massive event runs smoothly, volunteers are needed. Applications are now being accepted.

2015 US Figure Skating Championships

Volunteer applications are now being accepted for the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships which will take place in Greensboro, NC in mid January 2015. When filling out an application keep in mind that some positions may require certain skills.

Toronto 2015

To deliver an event the size and scope of the TORONTO 2015 Games, 20,000 volunteers are needed in everything from pre-Games planning to senior event leadership roles. Some positions require specialized skills and work experience, while others simply require a desire to roll up your sleeves and pitch in.

Media Matters:

World Senior Karate Championships

The media accreditation process for the World Senior Karate Championships in Bremen, Germany is open until Oct. 31. All media representatives looking to attend the event must apply directly to the World Karate Federation online. The World Senior Karate Championships are scheduled for Nov. 5 - 9.


2015-2018 Junior Men’s National Team Coaching Pool

The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball, the National Governing Body for Softball in the United States, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the 2015-2018 Junior Men’s National Team Coaching Pool from fast pitch coaches now through November 1, 2014.

The USA Softball Men’s National Team Selection Committee will select the coaches’ pool plus name a Head Coach and Assistant Coaches from the new pool. Coaches will work under the direction of the Head Coach and USA Softball Men’s National Team Director.

WADA Committees

WADA is seeking nominations for candidates to sit on its four standing committees in 2015 in accordance with its policy for committee composition and rotation.

Positions become vacant each year and WADA is inviting stakeholders to look within their respective regions and organizations to put forward suitable candidates.

As of the end of 31 December 2014, the following committees will have vacancies:

• Athlete Committee

• Education Committee

• Finance and Administration Committee

• Health, Medical and Research Committee

2015 ETU Triathlon European Cups and Junior European Cups

ETU welcomes bids from National Federations (NFs), Host Cities or Event Local Organising Committees (LOCs) interested in hosting an ETU Triathlon European Cup, including:

a) ETU Junior Triathlon European Cups;

b) ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cups;

c) ETU Triathlon European Cups;

d) ETU Triathlon Premium European Cups;

e) ETU Triathlon Final.

World Club Rugby 10s

World Club Rugby 10s is bringing some of the biggest names in professional rugby to Singapore. As part of the event, World Club Rugby 10s wants to provide Singapore and Asia with the chance to get close to these stars! Registration is now open.


Events are the lifeblood of sport. Competitions are the principal purpose behind hard training and preparation for many sports actors such as Athletes, Horses and coaches. In order to streamline the existing bidding process and to build the bidding process to a higher standard, the FEI feels that a new approach for the FEI Games, Championships and Finals Bidding Process is necessary.



The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) is welcoming applications from NOCs for its two scholarships to study on the second Master of Sports Administration (MSA) course at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in Sochi.

As part of ANOC’s commitment to disseminating best practice amongst its 204 member NOCs, ANOC will allocate two full scholarships – courtesy of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation – to talented individuals currently working within the ANOC family to study on RIOU’s second MSA programme, which runs from September 2014 until June 2015.


TSE Consulting Book

Developing a winning sports events strategy: A four-step approach for successful bidding and hosting:

• A book by TSE Consulting that provides public sector bodies with a shortcut to developing a winning approach for their investment in sports events. If you work in the public sector and are looking to develop a successful sports event strategy that brings benefits to your city, region or country then this book is for you.

Inside the Beijing Olympics

In the world we live in today, there are few secrets more darker, more magical and mysterious than the inner workings of the Chinese Government and Communist Party. No American is ever invited behind the curtain to sit and enjoy a lunch of dim sum with the Wizard of OZ; but now, in a new work by first-time author, Jeff Ruffolo, we are instantly transported into the inner workings of the greatest summer Olympic Games ever – the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in China.

Stop War, Start Tennis: Lessons of Life and Understanding from a Pakistani Tennis Player

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistans greatest tennis champion and highly regarded world humanitarian, announced today that his book is now available for sale as an e-book electronically on Kindle at

The Complete Encyclopedia of Football

Pulling together the many strands of football today is a daunting task - not least, where and when to start. Keir Radnedge, who has reported every World Cup since 1966, is probably better qualified than most. He has watched and analysed all the great teams and interviewed all the great players down the years. All that is distilled in The Complete Encyclopedia of Football, published by Carlton Books of London but translated and published widely around the world. What do pioneer Lord Kinnaird from the 19th century and today's superstar Lionel Messi have in common? This book brings them together.

Tender Opportunities:

Rio de Janeiro 2016

Procurement Portal of the Organizing Committee for Rio 2016

The portal will serve as the main channel of communication with supplier companies and has the potential to change the way of purchasing goods and services and become a legacy for national industry. The new tool will host the Games Demand for Goods and Services Plan, the Organising Committee’s purchase schedule until 2016, which will allow companies to plan ahead and also seek extra qualifications to meet the Olympic demands.

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

Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View the IOC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View the IPC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the 2018 Commonwealth Games page to search for positions

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