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Junior Manager Media Services (m/f/d)

Join the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 Organizing Committee (OC) team and create unforgettable FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES with us.

SUMMER CUM LAUDE*

A summer with distinction.

In 2025, the world comes to the Rhine and Ruhr to celebrate sports, science and culture. In 5 cities, up to 10,000 athletes and officials from 170 nations will compete for twelve days - in 18 sports. Here standards are set.

The densest university landscape in Europe meets the most sports clubs in Germany' in an exceptionally sports-mad region.

In short:
The perfect place for the FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES!
The perfect place for you.

To strengthen our team, we are looking from 01.09.2024 for a  

Junior Manager Media Services (m/f/d)

In the implementing company of the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games Full-time / 40 hours per week / limited with a reason in kind until late summer 2025.


The position is located in the Media Services department. As a Junior Manager Media Services with a focus on media accreditation, you are responsible for the registration process of national and international press representatives before and during the event, as well as the issuance of accreditation cards during the event. Additionally, you support the Manager of Media Services in preparing and implementing all Media Services offerings before and during the event.

We would entrust you in particular with the fulfilment of these tasks: 

Pre-Games-Time

  • Media Accreditation

    • Implementation of the accreditation concept for press representatives

    • Coordination of the accreditation process for press representatives

    • Coordination of accreditation requests with the International University Sports Federation (FISU)

    • Handling press inquiries regarding accreditation

    • Development and coordination of accreditation zones and venue flows in close collaboration with the respective venue managers

    • Development and implementation of concepts for High Demand Events, SADs, and policies

    • Addressing questions related to content rights in connection with the press category

    • Creation of learning materials for volunteers in the area of media accreditation

    • Monitoring the setup of the Media Accreditation Centre or the area in the Main Accreditation Centre

  • Media Services

    • Assisting the Media Services Manager in preparing all media services matters before the event and executing them during the event

Games-Time

  • Main contact person at the Main Accreditation Centre for inquiries regarding media accreditation (or Media Accreditation Centre)

  • Issuance of accreditation cards to press representatives

  • Ensuring necessary documents (Code of Conduct, etc.) are submitted and signed

  • Processing requests for last-minute accreditations

  • Communication with accredited press representatives regarding accreditation

  • Coordination of SADs in close consultation with venue managers

  • Training and coordination of volunteers in the area of media accreditation

You bring the following skills & knowledge with you: 

  • Completed university degree, preferably in journalism, communication, event or sports management, or equivalent qualification

  • Initial professional experience in media operations/media services/accreditation at sports events

  • Understanding of the needs of press representatives at major sports events

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as other communication tools

  • Very good German and English language skills

  • Enjoyment of working independently and taking ownership of tasks

  • Strong organizational skills

We are a young & growing organisation in the heart of the Rhine Ruhr Innovation Hub. In the OC, you will play a leading role in the successful planning and implementation of the Games. 

Besides a unique team & great emotions, we offer: 

  • A varied & exciting job with room for creative ideas and your own creative freedom 

  • A dynamic & growing environment with an open & diverse corporate culture   

  • Short decision-making processes with teamwork at eye level   

  • Performance-related remuneration based on TV L with a special annual payment 

  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working 

  • 30 days holiday per year 

  • Modern office equipment adapted to the needs of a planning team for a major sporting event  

If the personal requirements fit, the job will be evaluated with the remuneration group TV L 9b.

We are more than just an ordinary major sporting event. That's why we want you in your uniqueness, just as you are, with all your facets. With us, everyone can be who they want to be and who they are.   

We welcome all applications, regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Applications from people with disabilities will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. As an implementing agency, we strive to specifically promote women for management positions. Therefore, women are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Sounds good? 
Then we should get to know each other!

Please send us your application documents (CV & letter of motivation), stating your earliest possible starting date, by 07.06.2024 at the latest to bewerbung@rhineruhr2025.com (maximum file size 5 MB). If you have any technical or organisational queries, you can also contact us by e-mail.   

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