Job Opening: Olympic Sports Managers Needed

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“The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has announced that it is now hiring a large group of sports managers, who will oversee much of the policy development for Olympic Games planning and operation.

As reported here,

“The sports managers will be critical members of a highly trained team that ensures the delivery of a world-class Games in 2018.

A Job posting to this end can be found on POCOG’s official website, www.pyeongchang2018.com, as well as the official homepage of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration. The posting opens on Monday, April 29, 2013 and closes on Thursday, May 15, 2013.

Applicants must submit their applications and other required documents to POCOG’s office in Seoul, and successful candidates will be selected based on their expertise and knowledge in respective sports. For foreign nationals, Korean language proficiency would be an asset.

Shortlisted candidates will participate in a wide range of international sports events, including the Sochi 2014 Games, to develop and foster close relations with global industry experts and professionals. POCOG expects that this round of employment will breathe fresh air into the organization’s capacity in sports diplomacy, while contributing to its effort to leave a great human legacy.

POCOG has a plan to expand its organization in phases until Games Time in 2018. Part of this plan includes hiring its entire private sector staff through open competition like the latest one.”

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