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(ATR) A new Head of International Business Development position for Swansea City AFC highlights this week's Golden Opportunities...

(ATR) This week's Golden Opportunities :

1. Featured Jobs - Swansea City AFC, beIN Media,MK Dons,’47 Brand,Leeds Unitedand more!

2. Conferences - Sport India 2017 (Aug. 22-24); Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017 (Sep. 12-14); London Infrastructure Summit (Sep. 14)

3. Olympian Efforts - USA Luge Crowd Sourcing Campaign for 2017-2018 Olympic Season; IAAF Portal to Report Doping; Jamie Nieto Medical Fund

4. Awards - 2017 International Sports Awards; 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award; 2017 Peace and Sport Awards

5.Programs - ISCC Lausanne Chapter Golf Day; AISTS SEMOS - Sports Event Management and Organization Seminar!

6.Volunteers - 2017 Los Angeles World Police & Fire Games, Heal the Bay Beach Cleanup - LA2028

7. Tickets - 2017 World Rowing Championships

8. Media Matters -

9.Proposals -

10. Scholarships -

11. Contests - Designers required -World Cup sticker album to support Terre des Hommes!

12.Merchandise -"Inclusion/Exclusion: Softball's Olympic Odyssey" by Don Porter

13. Tender Opportunities - ITU Opens Bidding for 2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series and World Cups, World Taekwondo Opens Bidding for Events between 2019 and 2024, Bidding open for boxing championships and more!

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Swansea City AFC

Head of International Business Development

United States or United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/30/17

SCAFC is looking to further develop the infrastructure to effectively grow their brand globally. The main focus of the Head of International Business Development's role will be forming partnerships that generate revenue and grow the club's brand.

Swansea City AFC

Partnerships Sales Executive

Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 10/20/17

Swansea City AFC are recruiting an individual within Partnership Sales to support outbound sales aspects of the club’s partnership sales division.

beIN Media

Acquisitions Manager

London, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 10/6/17

beIN Media are a global sports and entertainment media group responsible for TV production, distribution and media rights acquisition. They broadcast 60 channels across 5 continents within 43 countries and in 7 different languages, bringing unrivalled sport action and major international events, to dozens of millions of viewers around the world.

Leading Sports Marketing Agency

Business Manager

London, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 10/6/17

Our client is a leading sports marketing agency, specialising in the representation of media and partnership rights on behalf of some of the most prestigious organisations within global sport. This leading sports marketing agency is looking for a Business Manager to join their team.

MK Dons

Head of Business Sales

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 10/13/17

To sell and manage partnership, sponsorship, advertising, hospitality products and events from MK Dons and from time to time the stadium, other Inter MK companies and the MK Dons Sport and Education Trust to the corporate and business sectors.

’47 Brand

UK Country Manager

United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/15/17

’47 Brand are proud to be a licensed partner with the four key professional American sports leagues: MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, as well as over 900 colleges. We are also a growing presence internationally including Canada, USA, UK, Asia, Australia and South Africa. The U.K. Country Manager will be the primary person responsible for managing sales and account activities of ’47 into the territory.

A Major Football Governing Body

Senior Commercial Manager

London, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/30/17

The purpose of this role is to maximise revenue opportunities and actively manage all Licensing Partnerships & Retail Operations undertaken by this major football governing body.

Leeds United

Commercial Sales Administrator

Leeds, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/30/17

Leeds United are a professional football club based in West Yorkshire whose home ground is Elland Road. They are an ambitious Championship club who under new ownership and guidance are looking to build on previous successes both on and off the field. This role is to provide administration and clerical support to the Commercial Sales Team.

Leeds United

Outbound Telesales Team Leader

Leeds, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/30/17

Responsible for leading the outbound telesales team selling across hospitality, general admission tickets, conference and banqueting, as well as other events. This position is available for immediate start.

Leeds United

Grassroots Sales & Promotion Executive

Leeds, United Kingdom

Closing Date: 9/30/17

The Sales & Promotion Executive is a committed professional in selling, communicating, and providing excellent customer service to clients. The executive will also manage the delivery of the Grassroots Junior Scheme activities on match days which include player mascots, guard of honour, giant center circle banner and pitch parade.

Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View theIOC Job Opportunitiespage to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View theIPC Job Opportunitiespage to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the2018 Commonwealth Gamespage to search for positions

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Conference Schedule

Sport India 2017: Aug. 22-24

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017: Sep. 12-14

London Infrastructure Summit: Sep. 14

WSF Coaching Conference: Sep. 14-16

VISTA 2017: Sep. 20-23

Team USA Media Summit: Sep. 24-27

Learfield Intercollegiate Athletics Forum: Sep. 29

Leaders Week London 2017: Oct. 2-6

ITF Worldwide Coaches Conference : Oct. 11 - 14

AISTS - Sport Event Management and Organization Seminar: Oct. 16-20

Host City Asia: Oct. 18

Sportel Monaco: Oct. 23-26

Stadium Sports Marketing Symposium: Nov.1-2

TAFISA World Congress: Nov. 15-19

Play the Game: Nov.26-30

Host City 2017: Nov. 28-19

SportAccord Convention: April 15-20, 2018

IWG World Conference on Women and Sport: May 17-20 , 2018

International Sports Convention: Dec. 5-6, 2018

Olympian Efforts

USA Luge Crowd Sourcing Campaign for 2017-2018 Olympic Season

As USA Luge Team prepares to compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea they are in need of critical financial support to help them achieve their Olympic dreams. Team USA Luge has set a goal of $20,000. Click here to donate or for more information.

IAAF Portal to Report Doping

The IAAF has launched a secure online portal in six languages that can be used to report doping, the latest weapon in its fight against cheating in sport. The launch ensures that reporting suspicions of doping is made as easy as possible by simply clicking on the ‘REPORT DOPING’ banner which is displayed on the main IAAF home page and its medical and anti-doping section.The page – which is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic – is available here.

Jamie Nieto Medical fund

For anyone who does not know, Jamie is a two-time Olympian and four-time USA Champion in the high jump. He earned his place on the podium the right way, through hard work and dedication to his craft. He is now a private coach for an elite group of jumpers, in addition to an actor, writer, and producer. Those within the track world and beyond are fond of his regular interview series, Holla Athcha Boy, where he interviews world class and Olympic athletes.On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 Jamie Nieto was involved in a tragic accident while at practice, during which he suffered spinal cord injuries. All the details are still coming together regarding his condition and prognosis, however one thing is clear: he needs our help. To find more information on Jamie's situation or to contribute, clickhere.


Apply now for the 2017 International Sports Awards

The INTERNATIONAL SPORTS AWARDS (ISA) recognizes individual, group and company achievements with honor and recognition on an annual basis.13 is sometimes seen as an unlucky number. Not here. 13 Awards are part of the ISA each year.

The process for the International Sports Awards:

- Request official application form by sending an email to

- Submit official application form by September 30, 2017

- Online voting occurs throughout the Global Sports Industry – October 1st 2017 – November 15th 2017

- Announcement in December 2017

- Press communication, marketing and pr on the award winners – December 2017 – March 2018

2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

During its five years of existence, the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award has made a tangible difference to mountain lives, communities and the environment. In parallel, the Award has provided an international showcase and communication platform for projects to raise awareness and exchange ideas and initiatives.There is still time to submit your project and become part of an international showcase. Applications for the 2017 Award have already been received from projects and initiatives on four continents. $5,000 will be given to the award winner.

The 2017 Award winner will be announced at the UIAA General Assembly on Oct. 21.

Click here for more information.

2017 Peace and Sport Awards

The 2017 Peace and Sport Awards will be held in Monaco on Dec. 7. Awards will go to "Diplomatic Action of the Year", "Event of the Year" and many more. Apply before Sept. 10 ! Click here for more information and to apply.

Sustainability Vision Earns First Award for GC2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has won its first major industry accolade, announced as a 2016 Australian Business Award winner for Sustainability.

The award highlights GOLDOC’s leadership in sustainability which will ensure the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) is delivered to international standards of best practice, leaving positive economic, environmental, social and community legacies


ISCC Lausanne Chapter Golf Day 2017

The ISCC Lausanne Chapter Golf Day 2017 will take place on September 22 - 8.00 am - 3.00 pm - at Signal de Bougy. The ISCC Golf Day is about networking and socializing and meeting new persons in the sports and business industry, while enjoying the great sport of golf.

Please register early to secure your place.

AISTS SEMOS - Sports Event Management and Organization Seminar

Since 2001, the AISTS has been organizing SEMOS™ - Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar. The AISTS SEMOS™ open module offers an overview of the key tasks that sports managers need to successfully plan, communicate and operate when organizing sport events, providing a 360° view and behind the scenes look at the mechanics of sport events.The next edition of AISTS SEMOS™ will take place fromOct. 16-20 and registration is NOW OPEN.


2017 Los Angeles World Police & Fire Games

Join LA 2028 in welcoming first responders from around the world to Los Angeles at the 2017 World Police & Fire Games! More than 3,000 volunteers are needed to assist in a variety of tasks including sports management, scorekeeping, timing, and course marshaling among others. Volunteers can participate individually or in teams, so come out to get some hands on volunteer experience at this Olympic-style competition!August 7th - 16th, 2017 at theLA Convention Center & various locations around Los Angeles

Heal the Bay Beach Cleanup - LA2028

Follow the Sun to Dockweiler State Beach! Join LA 2028 and Heal the Bay to help keep our beautiful coastline clean and healthy onAugust 19th, 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Click here to sign up.


2017 World Rowing Championships

The 2017 World Rowing Championships will be held on Sep.23- Oct.1 2017 in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, USA.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Media Matters:




Designers required! World Cup sticker album to support Terre des Hommes

Fancy yourself as a football illustrator? Well now you can show off your design skills whilst showing your support for Children Win in the build-up to the 2018 World Cup.In order to find the artists for the 2018 World Cup album, tschutti heftli is holding a competition. The task: to design a portrait of Diego Maradona. Artists are free to choose how they want to portray the Argentinian legend – as a bust, from up close, just by his hand, or any other way. The entry deadline is Aug. 31.


"Inclusion/Exclusion: Softball's Olympic Odyssey" by Don Porter

"No matter where you are in the world right now, there is a softball game being played. This game has drawn men and women, young and old, from across the globe to its fields of play. As it moved from the vacant lots of America, around the world, and into the ballparks of the Olympics, softball found its way into the hearts of millions.At the heart of this journey was one man who worked tirelessly and selflessly to see the dream of softball's inclusion in the Olympics come to fruition. Though faced with much adversity on the journey, he swore to never give up. This is the untold story of the leadership and tenacity of Don Porter in the quest to bring softball into the Olympic realm and keep it there."

Click here to purchase.

Tender Opportunities:

ITU Opens Bidding for 2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series and World Cups

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that it has opened bidding for the 2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) and ITU Paratriathlon World Cup (PWC) events to all National Federations and cities interested in hosting the premier races. Up to four cities can bid to organize a WPS, which can be combined with a World Triathlon Series event or ran independently. As per the World Cups, in 2018 ITU will aim to organize 8-10 events Worldwide that can be combined with another ITU event or ran independently.Cities interested in hosting a World Paratriathlon Series race or a Paratriathlon World Cup must submit bid documents in conjunction with their respective National Federations before September 4, 2017.

You can access the Bid Document here.

World Taekwondo Opens Bidding for Events between 2019 and 2024

While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is about to jointly awarding 2024 and 2028 Games, World Taekwondo opens bidding process for its major events through 2024 to allow cities an opportunity to consider hosting multiple events and leaving greater legacies. Interested bidders are requested to register their interest by October

27, 2017, ahead of bid file submission by March 4, 2018. The bid files will then be evaluated by a

group of expert, before the host city selection is decided at the World Taekwondo Council meeting in

Hammamet in Tunisia on April 4, 2018. Click here for the host application.

Bidding Open for Boxing Championships

Cities around the world now have the opportunity to bid to host major AIBA competitions taking place in 2018-2021. Competitions include the 2019 and 2021 Men's World Boxing Championships, 2018 and 2019 Women's World Boxing Championships and the 2018 Youth Men's and Women's World Championships.

Click here for host application and guidelines.

The Men's and Women's World Championships, normally staged every two years, will be held in the same year for the first time in 2019. This instance may allow the competition to have a single host.

The next AIBA competition, will be held in Hamburg, Germany from Aug. 25 - Sep. 3.

2017 IAAF Diamond League

In a major restructure, the IAAF Diamond League has adopted a championship style model with the finalists competing for a prize pool of $3.2 million.

From next season, athletes will earn points in the first 12 IAAF Diamond League meetings to qualify for two final meetings where $100,000 will be at stake in each of the 32 Diamond Disciplines, including $50,000 for each winner.

FINALS - Prize Money structure for each of the 32 events

1st $50,000

2nd $20,000

3rd $10,000

4th $6000

5th $5000

6th $4000

7th $3000

8th $2000

Executive Committee approves bidding process for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023

FIBA EuroBasket 2015 was the first edition of Europe's premier basketball competition to be organised by multiple hosts. The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 could follow suite and take place in more than one country.FIBA's Executive Committee convened a meeting on Tuesday 7 June, during which it approved the bidding process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.That edition of FIBA's flagship event has the potential to be the first organised by and staged in more than one territory after FIBA's Central Board came out in favour of receiving bids from multiple host countries.Moving forward with the process, FIBA will send requests for expression of interest to all of its national member federations this month. Those wishing to be taken into consideration must confirm their interest by Aug. 31. Following the Applicant Phase and the Candidate Phase, FIBA's Central Board will ultimately announce the host(s) of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 at its end-of-year meeting in 2017.

PyeongChang 2018

In order to ensure transparency and objectivity for the participation, the POCOG Partnership program is based on an opencompetitive tender method. The initial stage of sponsorship requires completing the tender for below under the followingguidelines.

We kindly ask all the prospective sponsors' active participation and support.

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,

Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View theIOC Job Opportunitiespage to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View theIPC Job Opportunitiespage to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the2018 Commonwealth Gamespage to search for positions

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