To complete our team, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is seeking a highly professional and committed team player for the following position: Senior Event Manager

Your Duties

  • Planning and implementing events for the annual FIFA Congress
  • Planning and implementing of the annual FIFA Ballon d’Or within the project team
  • Conceptual and structured planning of all of the preparations with the internal and external parties involved in the project
  • Providing regular information to all partners involved in the project (internal and external)
  • Preparing the necessary contractual basis in good time in cooperation with the FIFA Legal Affairs Division and monitoring compliance with these contracts
  • Drawing up overall and detailed budgets
  • Continual budget control and preparing a total final account
  • Responsible for the smooth staging of the event on site
  • Preparing comprehensive debriefings and a final report after the event
  • Helping to evaluate the hosting country (preparing and conducting the bidding process)
  • Selecting suppliers based on the FIFA Procurement Guidelines
  • Developing new and existing event software (IFES, registration, accreditation)

Our Requirements

  • Basic commercial training with further training or studies in marketing, tourism, communications or event management
  • Extensive (a minimum of five years) and in-depth experience of event and project management of major international events
  • Very good language skills in English, Spanish and French, good German skills
  • Joined-up thinking, cooperative approach, proactive
  • Ability to work well under pressure, high level of dedication, flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Enjoyment of sport and interest in football
  • You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. Interested? If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work in an international organisation, why not pass the ball over to us?

Please submit your full application via the link below.

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