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  • Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities across the Olympic Movement


    (ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. This week's Golden Opportunities includes positions with three UK national governing bodies.

    British Gymnastics
    Olympic Performance Director
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Olympic Performance Director will be responsible for the overall strategic delivery of British Gymnastics’ World Class Program. The role is to lead and direct the Women’s Artistic, Trampoline, Men’s Artistic and Rhythmic World Class Programs, to achieve medal-winning success at significant competitions including the World Championships and Olympic Games.

    British Equestrian Federation
    Closing: March 30, 2008
    The BEF is seeking a new Chairman, who in leading a Board of Directors, is responsible for performance and accountability in all matters relating to the agreed policy of the Federation. The Chairman also acts as President of the Federation in the international field and is closely involved in its role within the FEI.
    British Swimming
    National Coach - Synchronized Swimming
    Closing: April 23, 2008
    Applications are invited for the exciting new post of National Coach – Synchronized Swimming, reporting to the National Performance Director. The main focus of the role is to take ownership of the competitive program and training plans and monitor and evaluate them to ensure continuous professional development.

    International Olympic Committee

    Project Manager - Document Policy Management and Development
    Closing: March 5, 2008
    The IOC has an opening for a Project Manager - Document Policy Management and Development, within the Information Management Department.

    Administrative Assistant
    Closing: March 5, 2008
    The IOC has an opening for an Administrative Assistant within the Athlete's section of the Olympic Solidarity Department.

    Vancouver 2010

    Manager, Events Communications

    Closing: March 10, 2008
    This position will lead and manage the Event Communications project. This includes the development of all Event Communications operating plans, securing and training an Event Communications workforce and implementing Event Communications at Sport Events and Games-time.

    Integrated Security Services
    Closing: March 11, 2008
    This Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications is issued by VANOC to pre-qualify security firms with the capability and experience in providing integrated security services. The required services are broad and include mobile patrols, static deployment, asset protection, and alarm response and monitoring located at various venues in the Vancouver and Whistler areas.

    Manager, Village Housekeeping
    Closing: March 11, 2008
    Reporting to the Village Program Director, the Housekeeping Manager will provide a professional level of Housekeeping management and service to the Village Function and the entire Whistler Olympic/Paralympic Village Venue.

    Coordinator, NOC/NPC Assistants Program
    Closing: March 11, 2008
    The Coordinator will support the Manager of the NOC/NPC Assistants Program in the development and implementation of the volunteer host program for the NOCs and NPCs. In conjunction with Workforce, the responsibilities will include support with the recruitment, selection, training, organization and management of 900+ volunteer hosts.

    Torch Relays Community Celebrations Manager
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Torch Relays Community Celebrations Manager is responsible for overall management of the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays community celebrations planning and operations.

    Torch Relays Torchbearer Manager
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Torch Relays Torchbearer Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays torchbearer programs, including planning and delivery of selection procedures, communications, activities and integration with partners.

    Torch Relays Transport & Logistics Manager
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Torch Relays Transport & Logistics Manager is responsible for the planning and operations of the convoy vehicles for the Olympic and the Paralympic Torch Relays. This includes planning the scopes of vehicle fit out, maintenance, wash refresh and parking services.

    Senior Financial Accountant
    Closing: March 17, 2008
    The Senior Financial Accountant is a key position to be filled in the Financial Services department. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting, this position would be required to work with the entire Financial Services team to ensure accurate financial records are maintained.

    Southeast False Creek Plaza and Plaza Extension Design
    Closing: March 19, 2008
    To provide consulting services related to the design and construction of the Southeast False Creek plaza and plaza extension (including an adjacent site). A proponents' information meeting will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2008.

    2009 and 2010 Cultural Olympiad Events Co-Presentation
    Closing: April 30, 2008
    This Call for Proposals is issued by VANOC to obtain proposals from cultural organizations who wish to participate with VANOC as part of the 2009 and/or 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

    View the Vancouver 2010 Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

    Vancouver2012 offers RSS feeds for daily updated job and procurement opportunities.

    London 2012

    Maintenance - Burford Road Site

    Closing: March 7, 2008
    To maintain plant, equipment and mechanical and electrical systems at the ODA's Planning Decision Offices in Burford Road, Stratford E15.

    Construction Work for Buildings Relating to Leisure, Sports

    Closing: March 12, 2008
    The Authority is looking to build a new leisure centre, consisting of a landmark building containing a new 25M swimming pool, a teaching pool, and leisure facilities, to be operational by 2010.

    Head of Insurance
    Closing: March 12, 2008
    Vacancy for an individual to provide professional insurance management services to the ODA.

    Stakeholder events Manager, Nations and Regions

    Closing: March 12, 2008
    Opportunity for an individual with excellent planning, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills to contribute to delivery of the wider objective of engendering support and enabling benefits to the whole of the UK from the 2012 Games.

    Commercial Negotiations Team Assistant

    Closing: March 12, 2008
    LOCOG is recruiting a Team Assistant for the Commercial Negotiations team who will provide PA support to the Commercial Negotiations Director as well as general administrative and research support for the team in its work.

    Head of Press Operations (Press Chief)
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    A high performing media professional experienced in press operations design, planning and management at major sporting/international events is required for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Community Relations Executive
    Closing: March 25, 2008
    A busy role working to ensure London’s diverse communities are effectively engaged with the development of and the opportunities arising from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Construction Project Management Services
    Closing: March 26, 2008
    The Authority is looking for a Client Project Manager to proactively look after its interests in a Landmark project to build a new leisure centre,. consisting of a new building containing a new 25M swimming pool, a teaching pool, and leisure facilities, to be operational by 2010.

    Timber Supply Panel
    Closing: April 7, 2008
    The Contracting Authority (CA) is seeking to procure the appointment of a number of suppliers to a panel that will become the 'Timber Supplier Panel'. The CA currently envisages that the Timber Supplier Panel will comprise approximately 20 members.

    Wind Turbine
    Closing: April 9, 2008
    Works comprise the design, build, finance and operation of at least 1 wind turbine generator for the London 2012 Olympic Games site in Stratford, East London. This wind turbine located in the North of the Olympic Park will be approximately 2 to 2.5MW, and a total height of 130m. The Wind turbine is a key piece of infrastructure and will provide a major part of ODA's renewables obligations.

    Check out CompeteFor, part of LOCOG’s new Business Network, which matches companies with thousands of opportunities supplying London 2012 contractors. Companies will be able to advertise through CompeteFor with up to 20 percent of all London 2012 supply chain opportunities expected to go through the system.

    Additional Opportunities

    Major League Baseball
    Vice President, Business Public Relations
    Major League Baseball is looking for a new vice president of business public relations in its Office of the Commissioner, charged with directing all PR efforts for non-baseball units. Also, will work with senior MLB executives to develop PR strategies.
    To apply for open positions, please e-mail your resume to with the job title in the subject line. No telephone calls, please.

    For additional opportunities with Major League Baseball, click here.

    International Tennis Federation
    Professional Tennis Assistant, Men’s & Women’s Circuits
    Assist with the organization of the annual Men’s & Women’s Circuits, including, but not limited to, tournament information sheets, entry systems, sanctioning process, fines, scheduling, rules and regulations, officiating requirements.

    Sport Knowledge Australia
    Women in Sports Scholarship
    Sport Knowledge Australia (SKA) is Australia's International Centre of Excellence in Sports Science and Management defined by its development and delivery of premium sport knowledge products and services. Women in sport scholarships for the residential programs will provide applicants with half of the total cost, including the meals and accommodation.
    Contact Samantha Wright by email

    Hungarian Triathlon
    Program Director
    The Board of Directors of the Hungarian Triathlon Federation invites applications for the position of National Team Program Director for a (2+2-year) definite period to take effect April 1st, 2008.

    The 2008 Cowichan North American Indigenous Games
    Temporary Showers
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games intends to contract one company to either provide and maintain existing Temporary Shower structures/trailers or to design, build and maintain Temporary Showers for the Games.

    Security Services
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The 2008 Cowichan North American Indigenous Games is looking for a qualified and experienced security firm to provide and assist with the coordination of all overnight security required for the Cowichan 2008 Games.

    Temporary Toilet and Hand Wash Stations
    Closing: March 14, 2008
    The Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games wishes to contract one or more companies to provide and maintain Temporary Toilets and Hand Wash Stations to Sport Competition and Non-Sport Venues during the period July 29 - August 12, 2008.

    World Air Games 2011
    Interested parties host the World Air Games in 2011 are invited to bid until March 17, 2008. The bidding process is open to all cities, regions, FAI member associations, private event organizers and corporate partners.

    International Canoe Federation
    Submit proposals to present at International Conference on Paddling for Persons with a Disability. The conference, hosted by Canoe Kayak Canada, will take place March 27 to 30, 2008, in Montreal, Canada.
    Click here to submit proposals

    USA Diving
    High Performance Director
    Submit Resumes by March 30, 2008
    USA Diving is seeking applicants with strong and respected leadership skills and a vision to return USA Diving to No. 1 in the world. The successful candidate will oversee elite level programs from talent identification to Olympic and World Championship success and will be responsible for the development of a seamless athlete pipeline in cooperation with the clubs and coaches throughout the United States.

    Crew Members with Nike ACG
    Closing: April 1, 2008
    As part of its ground-breaking Sweetspots project, Nike ACG is offering the opportunity to join the crew on an all-expenses-paid trip to South America to film next winter’s first Sweetspot. The group will consist of a filmer, photographer, director and a journalist to showcase Nike ACG riders in their element.

    Bid Process open for 2014 World Championship
    Letters of Interest must be sent by April 30, 2008