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EURO 2020 Ceremony Coordinator

Location Nyon, Schweiz
Posted 08.04.2019
Closes 02.05.2019
Sector Verbände & LOKs
Function Veranstaltung & laufender Betrieb
Contract Type Festeinstellung
Hours Vollzeit
Salary Wettbewerbsfähig

Job Description

Job information:

Division / Unit: Operations / Events
Contract type: Fixed Term
Start date: 01.07.2019
End date: 31.07.2020
Location: Nyon


In 2020, the UEFA EURO will celebrate its 60th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the tournament will be played across 12 different European cities - bringing the EURO closer to the fans and celebrating the best of European football and culture. To make this all possible, we need fantastic, dedicated people in every area

The Ceremony Coordinator assists the Ceremonies Manager in planning and running the UEFA EURO 2020 pre-match ceremonies and fantertainment programme in accordance with the approved creative concept. The position is based in Nyon, Switzerland.


- Delivering the 49 pre-match ceremonies and fantertainment activities at the different venues in cooperation with the local organising structures;
- Coordinating all administrative and logistics duties for the ceremonies (schedule, budget, logistics sheets, running order, status reports, etc.);
- Ensuring a smooth communication flow with the production agencies and all UEFA divisions and units involved (TV, media, technical management, venue management, match organisation, competitions, marketing, logistics, etc.) as well as with the contact persons at the various venues;
- Coordinating and attending site visits and drafting a clear report on each site visit (dressing rooms, pitch access, giant screen specifications, control room, pitch rehearsals, etc.);
- Following up with the production agencies regarding the recruitment of performers;
- Ensuring effective day-to-day communication with external parties (suppliers, host cities, venues, etc.);
- Assisting with the organising and running of other UEFA ceremonies.


Experience required:
- from 4 to 6 years / in event management as a coordinator or project manager working with various partners and suppliers
- less than 1 year / previous international event experience would be an advantage

- Other Qualification in event management, international event organisation, sports events or similar sectors

- English / Proficient

Additional requirements:
- MS Excel /
- MS Outlook /
- MS PowerPoint /
- MS Word /