Junior Manager Volunteer (m/f/d)

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


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 for the next possible date for a

Junior Manager Volunteer (f/m/d)

In the implementing company of the Rhein 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 Operations department. As Junior Manager Volunteer, you will be responsible before and during the event for getting around 12,000 volunteers excited about our event and helping to deliver a unique event.

The following tasks are the main focus of your work:

  • Coordination of the volunteers at a venue

  • Supporting the implementation of advertising campaigns to recruit the approximately 12,000 volunteers; as well as conducting volunteer interviews in German & English

  • Assignment of the volunteers to task areas, after consultation with the departments

  • Development of volunteer shift plans for the venue cluster

  • Support in the implementation of volunteer trainings

  • Work with a volunteer database in the front- & back-end

  • Set-up of the Volunteer Centre

  • Acquisition and support of long-term volunteers

  • Ensuring good communication with the volunteers in German and English

  • Development of a Volunteer Benefit Program

You ideally bring the following skills & knowledge with you:

  • Completed academic university degree in disciplines such as business administration, event or sports management, sports science or comparable degree.

  • Professional experience in volunteer management in the planning and successful execution of an event

  • Strong project management skills

  • Well structured, conceptual and networked thinking. Distinct hands on mentality

  • Sensitivity to the needs of volunteers

  • Persuasiveness, assertiveness & organizational skills coupled with high emotional intelligence

  • A high degree of flexibility and an obliging manner

  • Communication skills (also in german)

We are a young & growing organization in the heart of the Rhine-Ruhr innovation hub. You will play a leading role in the OC for the successful planning & execution 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 for mobile work

  • 30 days of vacation per year

  • A 49 EURO ticket

The job is rated at pay group 10 TV L if the personal requirements are met.

We are more than just an ordinary major sports event. That is why we want you in your uniqueness, just as you are, with all your facets. With us, everyone can be who he/she wants to be and who he/she is.

We welcome every application, 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 company, 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 Tuesday, 06.06.2023 at the latest to bewerbung@rhineruhr2025.com (maximum file size 5 MB). If you have any technical or organizational questions, you can also contact us by e-mail.

Please note that confidentiality risks and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be ruled out when communicating by unencrypted e-mail.

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