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Golden Opportunities — Business Never Stops!

Golden Opportunities — Business Never Stops!

(ATR) This week’s Golden Opportunities:

1. Featured Jobs – Exposure UK, IMG Media, and others from the sports industry…
2. Conferences – 8th International Sport Business Symposium (Aug. 16), International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (Aug. 31-Sept. 4), Paralympic Inclusion Summit (Sept. 15-16)
3. Olympian Efforts – Right to Play Big Red Ball on October 24
4. Awards – Peace and Sport Awards 2016
5. Programs – NASC Sports Tourism and Planning online program
6. Volunteers – 
7. Tickets –
8. Media Matters – Tokyo 2020 four-years-to-go events
9. Proposals – Rugby research funding
10. Scholarships – 
11. Contests – Olympic GoFundMe Campaign
12. Merchandise – 
13. Tender Opportunities – Russia 2018 World Cup food vendor; ITU World Triathlon series 2017 and 2019

Send us your Golden Opportunities to: goldenopps@aroundtherings.com. Business never stops!


Exposure UK
Comms Account Executive
London, United Kingdom
Closing date: until filled
Exposure UK seek a Comms Account Executive to cover exceptional day-to-day client service, proactively developing news/feature/story media angles – ensuring optimum coverage in relevant media & assisting the team on all comms plans including publicity, events and social media.

IMG Media
Commercial Manager
London, United Kingdom
Closing date: until filled
IMG Media seek a Commercial Manager who will be responsible for the ongoing management and growth of an existing proprietary TV channel project in the area of Action Sports (e.g. surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, mountain biking, BMX etc.).

West Bromwich Albion FC
Multi Media Assistant
West Bromwich, United Kingdom
Closing date: 22/07/2016
West Bromwich Albion FC seek a Multi Media Assistant to be primarily responsible for improving the club’s online video output, the assistant will play an integral part in bringing to life what will be an exciting new season for the club.

Deutsche Fußball Bundesliga
Content Manager
Cologne, Germany
Closing date: 07/09/2016
Deutsche Fußball Bundesliga seek a Content Manger to oversee editing of their website and other media channels (such as mobile platforms, apps and social media) and have a fundamental understanding of social media networks and multimedia processes in the digital world.

Customer Service Representative
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Closing date: until filled
Dobotex seek a Customer Service Representative who will facilitate the complete order process and offering optimal service to our external customers and internal customers (sales).

Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View the IOC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions. 
Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View the IPC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.
Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the 2018 Commonwealth Games page to search for positions

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8th International Sport Business Symposium: Aug. 16

International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

Paralympic Inclusion Summit: Sept. 15-16

Commonwealth Sports Summit: Oct 6-9

Smart Cities & Sport Summit: Oct. 12-14

Africa Women and Sport Conference: Oct: 14-15

International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport: Oct. 27-28

World Rugby Conference and Exhibition: Nov. 14-15

Host City 2016: Nov. 21-22

World Sports Tourism Summit: Nov. 22-23

Peace and Sport International Forum: Nov. 23-25

FINA World Aquatics Convention: Dec. 3-5

International Sports Convention: Dec. 7-8

IPC Vista Conference: Sep. 19-22, 2017

Olympian Efforts

Right To Play USA is holding its Annual Big Red Ball on October 24th
Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Our sport and structured play programs teach children to attend and stay in school, make important choices about their health, and resolve conflict and create peaceful communities. We have trained 14,400 volunteer coaches and teachers to use games to enable sustainable, positive child development. Founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur and four-time Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play operates in 18 countries and currently reaches over a million children each week.
About the 2016 Big Red Ball — 
Join Right To Play’s Olympic and professional Athlete Ambassadors on October 24th 2016 in New York City! This year, we will be celebrating the one million children participating in Right To Play programs around the world and the champions returning from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
For tickets and more information, please visit: http://www.righttoplayusa.org/2016BigRedBall

Jamie Nieto medical fund
For anyone who does not know, Jamie is a two-time Olympian and four-time USA Champion in the high jump. He earned his place on the podium the right way, through hard work and dedication to his craft. He is now a private coach for an elite group of jumpers, in addition to an actor, writer, and producer. Those within the track world and beyond are fond of his regular interview series, Holla Athcha Boy, where he interviews world class and Olympic athletes. On Saturday, April 23rd, Jamie Nieto was involved in a tragic accident while at practice, during which he suffered spinal cord injuries. All the details are still coming together regarding his condition and prognosis, however one thing is clear: he needs our help. To find more information on Jamie’s situation or to contribute, click here


Nominations now open for 2016 Peace and Sport Awards
Launched in 2008, the Peace and Sport Awards have become one of the highlights of the Peace and Sport International Forum. They put the spotlight on initiatives and individuals who have particularly contributed to peace and social stability in the world in 2016. The Awards reward the expertise of various stakeholders working for sustainable peace through sport, through initiatives promoting the best practices in the field. This year, the Peace and Sport Awards Ceremony will be held in Monaco on Thursday 24 November, during the Gala Evening of the Peace and Sport International Forum. For more information on how to nominate an outstanding individual, clickhere


Sports Tourism and Planning online program from National Association of Sports Commissions, Ohio University
The NASC and Ohio University are pleased to offer the online CSEE course, Strategic Planning for Successful Sport Tourism, once again this summer. The fee is $400, and registration is open now and will close on June 30. 
As a reminder; this course is Core Course 1 as outlined in the CSEE Program Redesign and is the first of three mandatory courses required for certification for those who enroll in CSEE from this point forward. If you are not already enrolled, you will be prompted to complete your enrollment during the online registration process. Enrollment is free and open to NASC members only; the registration fee for each course is $400.
June 17 – Registration for Core Course 1 opens
June 30 – Registration closes
July 18 – Registered participants receive Ohio University student ID and Blackboard login instructions
July 18 – Orientation course opens and Core Course 1 Opens
August 31 – Core Course 1 Closes. Course work must be completed, or student will not earn credit. No refunds will be given to any student who does not complete the course.
Contact — Direct any questions to Don Schumacher, CSEE, Executive Director at Don@SportsCommissions.org.

The Olympic Games and the Media – Coursera Platform
The Centre d’Estudis Olímpics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has just launched the second edition of the Massive Open Online Course The Olympic Games and the Media on the Coursera Platform.

The Olympic Games and the Media analyses the intersection between the Olympic Games, traditional and new social media and how television contributes to fund, shape and disseminate the major sporting spectacle in the world: the Olympic Games.

The great novelty of this second edition is that it will be offered with Spanish subtitles. All the teaching materials will be provided both in English and Spanish for free.

Post-graduation in High Performance Football Coaching coordinated by José Mourinho
This professional master programme is structured in 8 modules. Each module consists of a full board, immersive procedure that is experienced in 4 consecutive and intensive days. Module contents are drilled progressively, from groundwork fundations to advance professional competencies of football coaching. Wholehearted emphasis on clear-cut teaching-learning methodologies will allow students to engage in a transformational experience that will profoundly change their perspectives and uniquely set apart their career skills.

AISTS Masters of Sport Administration
The Athlete scholarship funds half the tuition fee of the AISTS Master of Sports Administration – a 14-month programme developing the future leaders in sport. 

If you know of an athlete who has the potential to make a positive difference, we hope you will forward on this information. 

Athletes can also get in touch with us directly on +41 (0)21 693 85 92 or at thuy.khuc-bilon@aists.org.


Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Volunteers
With only two years to go until #GC2018, it’s just the right time to consider volunteering for Gold Coast’s very own Commonwealth Games! For more information, or to pre-register, click here!

Olympians wanted to help manage IOC Space at Rio 2016!
A unique opportunity has arisen for Olympians to join the IOC team to help manage the IOC Space at the Olympic Games which begin in Rio de Janeiro in just under four months.
The IOC Space, located inside the Olympic Village, provides the IOC with an opportunity to engage with athletes around the programmes and initiatives developed specifically to support athletes on and off the field of play. Also the location for the election for the IOC Athletes’ Commission, the 300sqm IOC Space is situated at the entrance to the main dining hall, and contains several big screens, a photo-booth and other interactive elements for athletes to enjoy.
For more information, sign up to the Olympic Athletes’ Hub here, and check out the Offers section. Good luck!


Register now for the 2016 USA Masters Games in Greensboro, NC (July 21-31)
The deadline to register for 13 of the 2016 USA Masters Games sports is this Sunday night at 11:59pm. Don’t miss the final opportunity to participate in these exciting multi-sport Games which celebrate adult athletics. 
Sports with a July 10 deadline: 
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Diving, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Pickleball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis.
For more information or to register, click here.

Media Matters:

Dear members of the media,
On Sunday 24 July, there will be only four years to go before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! We are pleased to inform you that the Organising Committee will hold on event on that day to mark the occasion at Tokyo Haneda Airport.
You are cordially invited to the following media opportunities.

・‘Four Years To Go’ Event
Date: Sunday, 24 July 2016
Event location: Tokyo Haneda Airport (access)
Domestic Terminal 2,
2F Departure Lobby, South Wing
Time: 14:00-17:00

Agenda: 14:00-14:30 Children preparing traditional messages of hope (paper cranes)
15:00-16:30 Opening remarks
Children’s hopes for Tokyo 2020
Photo Session
Athlete talk sessions
16:30-17:00 Interview opportunities


World Rugby seeks applications for research funding
As part of its commitment to delivering evidence-based enhancements to player welfare and medical practices, World Rugby is calling for submissions for potential funded research projects for 2017. 
Interested parties should submit an initial concept document that will be assessed against World Rugby’s current research priorities by the members of the World Rugby Scientific Committee. This initial concept stage will be followed by a more in-depth, project plan assessment and, if applicable, an ethics approval process. 
Invitation to submit a full project plan does not guarantee a successful funding application. World Rugby reserves the right to fund a study in its entirety or only part thereof. The closing date for submission of initial concept documents is 31 May. For more information, click here


USOC DeVry University partner scholarship
The United States Olympic Committee today announced the extension of its partnership with DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services. DeVry Group will continue as an official education provider of Team USA through 2020. Specifically, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management will provide undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities, a dedicated support staff and scholarship awards totaling $13.5 million between 2011 and 2020 to Team USA student athletes.


GoFundMe Announces $10,000 Global Competition For Olympic Athletes
GoFundMe, the world’s largest online fundraising platform, today announced a competition that would give Olympic athletes the chance to win $10,000 as they prepare for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympian who raises the most money in a GoFundMe campaign between June 27th and July 15th will win the $10,000 prize. Over the past several months, nearly 100 athletes have raised over $400,000 on GoFundMe as they work to qualify and compete in Brazil. This competition will highlight these fundraising efforts and provide an incentive to donors and the athletes alike. “As a former athlete, I’m glad that GoFundMe can join in the spirit of competition and sportsmanship,” said GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon. “I want to encourage all members of the GoFundMe giving community to support these athletes as they compete for greatness on the worldwide stage.”
To view GoFundMe’s dedicated hub for Olympic hopefuls, click here!


Tender Opportunities: 

Executive Committee approves bidding process for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023
FIBA EuroBasket 2015 was the first edition of Europe’s premier basketball competition to be organised by multiple hosts. The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 could follow suite and take place in more than one country. FIBA’s Executive Committee convened a meeting on Tuesday 7 June, during which it approved the bidding process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023. That edition of FIBA’s flagship event has the potential to be the first organised by and staged in more than one territory after FIBA’s Central Board came out in favour of receiving bids from multiple host countries. Moving forward with the process, FIBA will send requests for expression of interest to all of its national member federations this month. Those wishing to be taken into consideration must confirm their interest by 31 August. Following the Applicant Phase and the Candidate Phase, FIBA’s Central Board will ultimately announce the host(s) of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 at its end-of-year meeting in 2017.

WTF Host City Workshop
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has initiated an innovative host city selection process and organized the Partnership Workshop under the theme of “WTF Events, Why and How Bid?” The Partnership Workshop will provide an opportunity for the WTF and potential bidders to understand and clarify each other’s expectations and objective from the earliest stage.

FIFA invites companies to tender to be the Public Food & Beverage Concessionaire in Russia
FIFA has invited prospective tenderers to submit proposals for the FIFA Public Food & Beverage Concession operations at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. 
The FIFA Public Food & Beverage Concessionaire Programme is the programme which FIFA will oversee to cater food and beverage for general stadium ticket holders at both tournaments. The main objective of the tender is to provide quality products across all venues, with strong encouragement to also highlight regional culinary specialities.
Across both events, an estimated 3.7 million tickets will be available to the general public for matches at the 12 FIFA World Cup and four FIFA Confederations Cup stadiums, and the Public Food & Beverage Concessionaire Programme will play a major role in their matchday experience. The programme will also provide temporary jobs for thousands of local Russian workers in the eleven Host Cities. 
At the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, over 12,000 temporary jobs were created for Brazilian citizens at public concession stands with over 3.1 million food and beverage transactions taking place at the stadiums over the course of the competition. For more information, please click here

Board confirms process to award Rugby League World Cup 2021 hosting rights
The RLIF Board met on 12 January and finalised the documentation proposed by the RLIF Chief Executive, David Collier, for potential Hosts for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. David Collier commented: “The bid documentation provides the criteria and the requirements upon which submissions will be considered for the 2021 World Cup. The deadline for submissions will be the end of June 2016 and we expect to announce the successful bidder in the fourth quarter of 2016.” “The Rugby League World Cup is the marquee event for our sport and requires world class facilities and infrastructure to provide the stage for the world’s best players to deliver the highest quality of rugby for all our supporters and for the nations participating.” The RLIF Board also confirmed financial support for the Asia Pacific and European Continental operations and grants for each of the 18 Full Members. RLIF Chairman Nigel Wood commented: “These grants are fundamental to the financial health of our members and the Board approved the early payment of the 2016 grants to assist our Members. The Board also noted the excellent progress made by the Continental Federations, the successful hosting of the World Cup Qualifiers in Florida and South Africa and the securing of additional funding by the European Federation from the European Commission to support coaching and governance.”

SportAccord Convention Opens Host City Application Process for 2017 and 2018
With Lausanne recently confirmed as the location for the next SportAccord Convention, set to take place 17-22 April 2016, the organisation has now officially opened the application process for future host cities of the Convention in 2017 and 2018. Held in a different city every year, the annual SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for key decision-makers from sport and industry to meet, network, and strategically shape global, regional and national agendas. As the premier event connecting sport and industry, approximately 90% of the participants are high-profile leaders, who seek to further the development of sport in an intimate and exclusive environment. In turn, this garners much attention and places cities firmly in the spotlight. Further information can be found on the website here. This includes the Bid City Application Information Pack, the Host City Bidding and Selection Process, as well as the Bid City Application Form

South Africa National Olympic Committee (SASCOC) – SUPPLIER REGISTRATION FORM 2015
All suppliers are herewith invited to register as an approved supplier on the database of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC). In order to comply with the procedures set out in the Supply Chain Management Guidelines, as referred to in the PROCUREMENT Act. SASCOC has developed a supplier database to be used by its Procurement Department. Access the form by clicking here

PyeongChang 2018
In order to ensure transparency and objectivity for the participation, the POCOG Partnership programme is based on an open competitive tender method. The initial stage of sponsorship requires completing the tender for below under the following guidelines.

We kindly ask all the prospective sponsors’ active participation and support.

Rio de Janeiro 2016 
Procurement Portal of the Organizing Committee for Rio 2016
The portal will serve as the main channel of communication with supplier companies and has the potential to change the way of purchasing goods and services and become a legacy for national industry. The new tool will host the Games Demand for Goods and Services Plan, the Organising Committee’s purchase schedule until 2016, which will allow companies to plan ahead and also seek extra qualifications to meet the Olympic demands. 

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 sportanddev.org. 

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

Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View the IPC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the 2018 Commonwealth Games page to search for positions

Send us your Golden Opportunities! 

To submit an opportunity, provide the organization name, position title, web link, closing date and a brief summary. 

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