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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 several positions with international sporting events and federations.

    2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

    Deadline for submission: 4:00 p.m. on Friday March 28, 2008.
    Request for Proposals and Expression of Interest for Ceremonies Production Services, Catering and Concession Services, Temporary Seating, Temporary Structures, Equine Special Events for the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, U.S.

    International Netball Federation
    Chief Executive Officer
    Application Deadline: March 31, 2008
    Responsible for providing strategic direction as well as directing the policy, operations and development of the Federation for the achievement of both long and short term objectives of the sport of Netball in the world.
    For more information, click here.

    International Olympic Committee
    Audiovisual Technician
    Closing: March 25, 2008
    The IOC has an opening for an Audiovisual Technician within the Information Management Department.

    Vancouver 2010

    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.

    Cleaning Services for Competition and Non-Competition Venues
    Closing: March 27, 2008
    Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications is issued by VANOC to pre-qualify contract cleaning service firms with the capability and experience in providing cleaning based services for various venues in the Vancouver and Whistler areas.

    Safety Audit Systems Development and Auditing
    Closing: March 28, 2008
    To supply services to develop safety audit systems (including procedures, plans & templates) and to conduct safety audits at VANOC venues in the Lower Mainland and the Sea-to-Sky corridor between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2010.

    Fuel Delivery System - Vancouver Convention Centre

    Closing: April 11, 2008
    Supply, transport to site and installation of fuel delivery system including piping, excavation, pump vault, oil/water separator, catch basin and all associated piping and reinforced concrete spill apron.

    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.

    EOI Olympics Opportunity
    Closing: June 13, 2008
    Vancouver Community College invites interested parties to submit expressions of interest regarding the possible use of College facilities.

    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

    Supply London 2
    Closing: March 24, 2008
    The London Development Agency is seeking to identify a partner to provide procurement business support services to London's small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), including third sector organizations, particularly targeting diverse SMEs through its new Supply London Phase 2 Program.

    Workforce Planning Manager
    Closing: March 24, 2008
    Work as part of LOCOG’s HR Team and contribute to setting the direction, strategy and integration of all aspects of workforce planning for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

    Sport Operations Manager
    Closing: March 24, 2008
    LOCOG is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to join the Sport team, used to managing high level projects and developing policies.

    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.

    Hackney Enterprise Network
    Closing: March 26, 2008
    The London Borough of Hackney wishes to invite expressions of interest for a new contract for the delivery of the Hackney Enterprise Network to provide support and networking services for the boroughs small business community.

    Employee Engagement Manager
    Closing: March 28, 2008
    Vacancy for an individual to develop a compelling employee engagement strategy that uses the full complement of HR interventions to engage the entire workforce through to 2012.

    Assistant Overlay Designer
    Closing: March 28, 2008
    Role for an architectural graduate or CAD Technician to integrate with the Design and Overlay team and provide CAD support.

    Project Architect Overlay and Design
    Closing: March 28, 2008
    Role for an individual to design overlay for all Olympic and Paralympic competition and non-competition venues.

    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

    National Olympic committee for France
    STAPS Advisor
    The national Olympic committee for France seeks an advisor on contract for its STAPS staff, who coordinates sports opportunities for youth in urban areas. A full description of the job is available at

    The national Olympic committee for France also seeks an Administrative Assistant. The position is to be filled by April 2008.

    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.

    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 on +61 2 9390 9390 or email

    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.

    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.

    Competition Director
    Closing: March 31, 2008
    The Director of the Competition Department will be responsible for all the ITTF competitions and will work in close cooperation with the ITTF Technical Committee, the IT Manager, other ITTF Departments and Committees as well as TMS International.

    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.

    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.

    Centre for the International Business of Sport - Coventry University
    PhD research studentship
    Closing: April 25, 2008
    The PhD and the studentship will focus on corruption in professional sport. The overall project will be undertaken in conjunction with Play the Game. Successful applicants will be expected to undertake some teaching duties and support activities and to contribute to research activities within the Faculty.
    To request further information on the studentship as well as for full details on the application process, please contact Ingrid MacDonald or Alison Jones either by telephone, +44 (0)24 767 403, or by email at or

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