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    Job openings with VANOC top Golden Opportunities this week with seven staff positions, including a regional venue logistics manager. The IOC is searching for an audiovisual technician and London 2012 needs a cultural program advisor…other opportunities include the National Olympic Committee for France's immediate search for a receptionist.

    Featured Opportunities:

    National Olympic Committee for France
    Closing: N/A
    The National Olympic Committee for France seeks a receptionist at Paris headquarters to start as soon as possible.  The successful candidate must also have working command of English.

    Coca-Cola Great Britain
    Sponsorship Chief
    Closing: N/A
    Coca-Cola Great Britain is on the hunt for a new sponsorship chief to lead the company's strategy around the London 2012 Olympic Games.

    United States Olympic Committee
    CSOTC Marketing // Director, New Media
    Closing: N/A
    Develop and manage operations of the USOC’s digital media initiatives and web sites including the new (an aggregation of websites for the USOC, U.S. Paralympics, and multiple National Governing Bodies).

    United States Olympic Committee
    CSOTC Marketing // Manager, Content Development
    Closing: N/A
    The person in this role will develop and source original content for the new U.S. Olympic Committee website program.  The Manager, Content Development will coordinate and manage the activities of a variety of freelance content developers including athletes, journalists, sports / event specific writers and photographers.


    Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland:

    Documentation Management Assistant
    Closing: June 20, 2008
    The IOC has an opening temporary position for an Documentation Management Assistant  starting July 2008 until January 2009 for its Information Management Department

    Audiovisual Technician
    Closing: June 24, 2008
    The IOC has an opening position for either 1 audiovisual technician full time (100%) or 2 people part time (50% each) within the information management department, in the framework of the IOC multimedia patrimony back-up project.

    IOC - Broadcast and Exhibition Rights for 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games
    Closing: July 1, 2008
    The IOC will assess bids on their ability to meet the highest standards in broadcast quality, their capacity to reach the broadest possible audience across different media platforms, their commitment to promoting the Olympic Games and the values of the Olympic Movement.

    Vancouver 2010 Opportunities:

    Manager, Transportation Client Services
    Closing: June 16, 2008
    Responsible for overall management and execution of transportation client services to specified client group(s) and/ or function(s).

    Regional Venue Logistics Manager
    Closing: June 17, 2008
    This role will have overall responsibility for the planning, implementation and management of Venue Logistics operations on a regional basis across multiple venues. 

    Manager, Accommodation Acquisitions
    Closing: June 17, 2008
    This role is responsible for securing accommodation for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Manager, Homestay Program - Squamish
    Closing: June 17, 2008
    Serve as the Project Manager responsible for all activities related to the Homestay Program for Athletes’ Families and Workforce for the Olympic and Paralympic Game in the Squamish area.

    Coordinator, NPC Relations
    Closing: June 17, 2008
    Acts as the main liaison between VANOC and an assigned group of National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) who are expected to participate in the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.

    Assistant Manager, Accreditation Operations
    Closing: June 18, 2008
    This role is responsible for developing and implementing plans for Accreditation Operations for Accreditation Centers and Venue Accreditation Offices and ensures the most productive and efficient accreditation operations.

    Music Director / DJ, Sport Production

    Closing: May 27, 2009
    VANOC’s Sport Production team will bring sport to a whole new level in 2010.  Responsible for all sport announcements, commentary, music, video production, audio, lighting and entertainment at each competition venue, Sport Production will aim to educate, engage and entertain the live audience at each Olympic Venue while enhancing the competition for the athletes.

    View the Vancouver 2010 Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.
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    London 2012 Opportunities:

    CAD Manager and Assistant Overlay Designer
    Closing: June 16, 2008
    Vacancy for a CAD manager to provide support to London 2012's Venues and Infrastructure Design and Overlay team.

    Head of Volunteering
    Closing: June 19, 2008
    Opportunity for an individual to be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality volunteering program for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Cultural Program Adviser
    Closing: June 26, 2008
    Role for an individual to be responsible for the development of a number of the major bid projects and events throughout the four-year Cultural Olympiad.

    View the London 2012 Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

    Additional Opportunities:

    Sport England
    Grant Officer
    Closing: June 25, 2008
    The Grants Officer reports directly to the Grants Manager in the Grants and Lottery Unit. The post holder will complete initial assessment reports (where appropriate) and case summaries, providing robust and evidence based synopsis of applications for presentation to regional colleagues.

    England Squash
    Development Coach
    Closing: June 20, 2008
    England Squash in partnership with Hereford and Worcestershire Sports Partnership are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our coaching team as a Development Coach.

    U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Team
    High Performance Director
    Closing: August 29, 2008
    The High Performance Director will be the Team Leader at all major International Events: Olympic, Pan American Games, Senior World Championships, Junior World Championships and Grand Prix Events.


    Written by Tristan Luciotti