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Senior Draws and Ceromonies Manager

Location Zürich, Suisse
Publié le 25/02/2019
Date limite 24/03/2019
Secteur Fédérations et Comités sportifs
Fonction Evènementiel et Opérations
Contrat CDI
Horaire Temps Plein
Salaire Compétitif

Job Description

Your duties

  • Programming and implementing the Draws and Ceremonies project within the defined scope
  • Communicating with external and internal parties: suppliers, venues and local partners as well as concerned FIFA departments
  • Reporting on project progress, update and alignment of all stakeholders
  • Managing the implementation process related to pre-match entertainment programmes
  • Close co-operation with host-broadcast, communications and marketing to ensure a good promotional output of the events
  • Ensuring appropriate technical infrastructure for entertainment programmes at the stadiums and venues, in cooperation with technical services and operations
  • Ensuring outstanding client journeys around the special events by closely co-operating with guest management, travel, transport and accommodation departments
  • Full creative control and input to ensure a state-of-the art artistic representation of the interests and messages of the host country and FIFA

Our requirements

  • Experience in a sport federation, events company or creative agency organising major ceremonies and draws (international sport events is a strong plus, e.g. Olympics, grand opening ceremonies, etc.)
  • Six to eight years’ in sport/event organisation, or in a mega project preferably a world class sport event
  • Experience with organizing shows, corporate events, concerts
  • Good project management and organisational skills
  • Very good language skills in English; preferable also good German, French and Spanish
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to think and act in a structured and conceptual manner
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to set priority effectively as well as working under pressure
  • Quick grasp of new tasks and high level of flexibility
  • Pro-active and solution oriented
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click "apply here" and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).