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    This weeks sports organization jobs include European Broadcasting Union, Waratahs Rugby, Spectrum Worldwide, Mammut Sports Group AG, and many more are filling high level positions. Come see for yourself in this week’s Golden Opportunities. Send us your Golden Opportunities to: . Business never stops!

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    European Broadcasting Union
    Senior Sports Project Manager
    Location: Geneva, Switzerland
    The Senior Sports Project Manager assists the Head of Sports Rights - Summer Sports in the identification and delivery of the operational aspects of the relevant sporting events.

    Waratahs Rugby

    Web Producer and Designer
    Location: Sydney, Australia
    Waratahs Rugby is looking for a multi-skilled digital expert to manage the website and design impactful marketing and communications collateral. We’re looking for a creative and passionate digital expert to design and develop our digital communications to support the work of our marketing, communications and fan engagement teams.

    Spectrum Worldwide
    Senior Sales Manager – Hospitality and Expo Sales
    Location: Singapore
    Spectrum Worldwide is a leading event management and experiential marketing company operating throughout the Asia Pacific region. The Senior Sales Manager will be responsible for the overall Sales function and the delivery of Hospitality and Expos sales. The candidate is expected to grow the revenues from event-related expo, exhibition and hospitality, to set overall sales strategy.

    Harlequins Rugby FC

    Customer Experience Ticketing Manager
    Location: Twickenham, United Kingdom
    The Ticketing Manager will ensure the strategic, operational and commercial effectiveness of the ticketing team on a day to day and long term basis enabling a best in class customer experience.

    Mammut Sports Group AG
    Product Manager, Apparel
    Location: Seon, Switzerland
    The PM is responsible for a range of products that contribute to the sales and profit of the company and support and develop the brand


    USA Luge Contest
    Luge fans across the nation will have a chance to win a trip to the 2013 FIL Luge World Championships in scenic British Columbia. The world’s top athletes, including members of the USA Luge National Team, will compete at the site of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games during the most prestigious event of the 2012-13 season.

    For a donation of $20, you and a companion could win:

    • Airfare
    • Ground transportation for 3 days
    • Housing in Whistler
    • Two meals per day
    • Admission to the track as guests of USA Luge
    • USA Luge Swag Bag

    Entry is now open at the USA Luge website, and will continue until midnight January 2nd, 2013. Visit to enter the sweepstakes and get further details.


    Olympic Auction
    The latest Douramakos Olympic Auction will be ending on December 8th, 2012. The auction includes rare items, Olympic Documents and Memorabilia, (torches, books, medals, badges, diplomas etc), many of which seen for the very first time in auction!

    2013 SRI Directory
    The #1 Resource for Sporting Goods Industry Customers and Contacts
    Includes 1,350 page book, plus FREE PC Edition and one year of access to the
    mobile browser compatible online version.
    40,000 industry executives, buyers and reps, all in one place.
    Around the Rings subscribers will receive $50 off the Directory following the link above!

    TSE Consulting Book
    Developing a winning sports events strategy: A four-step approach for successful bidding and hosting:
    • A book by TSE Consulting that provides public sector bodies with a shortcut to developing a winning approach for their investment in sports events. If you work in the public sector and are looking to develop a successful sports event strategy that brings benefits to your city, region or country then this book is for you.

    Inside the Beijing Olympics

    In the world we live in today, there are few secrets more darker, more magical and mysterious than the inner workings of the Chinese Government and Communist Party. No American is ever invited behind the curtain to sit and enjoy a lunch of dim sum with the Wizard of OZ; but now, in a new work by first-time author, Jeff Ruffolo, we are instantly transported into the inner workings of the greatest summer Olympic Games ever – the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in China.

    Stop War, Start Tennis: Lessons of Life and Understanding from a Pakistani Tennis Player

    Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistans greatest tennis champion and highly regarded world humanitarian, announced today that his book is now available for sale as an e-book electronically on Kindle at

    The Complete Encyclopedia of Football
    Pulling together the many strands of football today is a daunting task - not least, where and when to start. Keir Radnedge, who has reported every World Cup since 1966, is probably better qualified than most. He has watched and analysed all the great teams and interviewed all the great players down the years. All that is distilled in The Complete Encyclopedia of Football, published by Carlton Books of London but translated and published widely around the world. What do pioneer Lord Kinnaird from the 19th century and today's superstar Lionel Messi have in common? This book brings them together.

    Canadian Olympic Committee Mittens

    Every purchase of the new special edition Canadian Olympic Mittens, the Hudson’s Bay Company makes a financial contribution to the Canadian Olympic Foundation to help Canadian athletes reach the podium through development, coaching and equipment. The new Canadian Olympic Mittens are available at The Bay.

    Pin Points
    Selling a deceased friend's pin collection for Charity upon his request. Oldest pins: 5 pins from 1964, 1 from 1976, and 1 Bob Beamon from 1968/Mexico city. 1 set with 6 pins from Calgary/Seoul 1998 with 3M Company logo in box. Set of 7 Kodak sponsor pins from Calgary/1998 in box. 1 set of 8 pins from Albertville/Barcelona 1992 in box. 34 miscellaneous pins. Send me a PM with your email address if interested.


    Doha GOALS Forum
    We have just confirmed our 50th speaker and now have speakers and participants from 50 countries for Doha GOALS, December 10 - 12 in Qatar! The latest speakers to be added to the program for Doha GOALS include the man who became the youngest ever male individual world champion, and an architect that has a key role in shaping the vision of many of the world's most well-known sporting facilities.

    Scotland Prepares: The National Events Conference
    Glasgow, Scotland
    December 13 2012

    Sportel Rio
    Rio de Janeiro
    March 11th-13th 2013


    WADA has now issued its call for proposals for 2013 scientific research grants.
    WADA is committed to increasing the volume of research dedicated to developing new and improved detection methods for performance-enhancing substances and methods. Since 2001, the Agency has committed more than US$54 million to scientific research.
    Scientists interested in submitting research projects are invited to submit their applications by February 17, 2013.

    Tender Opportunities:

    Premier League
    The Premier League has today made available to interested parties the Invitation to Tender (ITT) for its live audio visual rights spanning seasons 2013/14 – 2015/16 for Asia and Australasia.

    The region includes the following individual broadcast territories:
    1. Australia
    2. Hong Kong
    3. India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
    4. Indonesia and East Timor
    5. Japan
    6. Malaysia and Brunei
    7. Mongolia
    8. Myanmar
    9. New Zealand
    10. North Korea
    11. Pacific Islands
    12. Philippines
    13. South Korea
    14. Taiwan
    15. Thailand, Cambodia and Laos
    16. Vietnam

    FIBA issued an invitation to submit proposals aimed at appointing a worldwide licensing representative responsible for developing its licensing program and those of its major upcoming competitions. The purpose of the licensing program is to promote the competitions in the host countries and around the world. Competitions belonging to the program include the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, and may also extend to eight of the 2013 FIBA Continental Zone Championships: the FIBA Africa Championships (Men & Women), the FIBA Americas Championships (Men & Women), the FIBA Asia Championships (Men & Women) and the FIBA Oceania Championships (Men & Women) (FIBA).

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
    The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitably qualified companies for the provision of media buying services.
    EOI submissions will be evaluated against specific criteria with respondents who qualify then invited to prepare detailed proposals as part of a tender process. Ultimately, the successful company will work closely with the LOC which has offices in Melbourne, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be played in venues across both countries in February and March 2015.

    Sochi 2014
    Tender Opportunities
    Closing: TBA
    SC Olimpstroy is engaged in the construction of Olympic venues and infrastructure. The main focus of the SC “Olimpstroy” is the management of engineering, surveying, design, construction, reconstruction and preparing Sochi 2014 venues for competition.

    Translating the Games
    Closing: TBA
    In December 2012, the Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in the city of Sochi will stage a second Forum, named "Sochi 2014: Translating the Games" Last year, the Forum took place from December 3rd to December 4th in the Mountain Cluster, and its packed program earned positive feedback from everyone who attended. It is worth mentioning that more than 500 people attended the Forum – a record for the Russian translation community.

    Visit London
    Tender Opportunities
    Closing: TBA
    Transport for London is the site for electronic tendering for London tourism agency, Visit London.

    Twenty scholarships each worth USD 30,000 are on offer for the Russian International Olympic University’s international Master of Sport Administration inaugural programme which commences September 2013.

    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, visit

    Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View the IOC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

    Rio de Janeiro 2016 Opportunities: To view all Rio 2016 job opportunities, visit the job opportunities page.
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    Written by  Aaron Bauer 

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