SIGA University Global Network Internship Programme

 

About SIGA:

 SIGA is the world’s largest independent global coalition in the field of sport integrity, with more than 100 international multi-industry members and supporters. It is the only organisation to bring together sport, governments, academia, international organisations, sponsors, business, rights holders, NGOs and professional services companies, from every region in the world, around a common cause of fostering greater integrity throughout sport.

SIGA’s members and supporters include Mastercard, Deloitte, the European Professional Football Leagues, ICSS INSIGHT, the Basel Institute on Good Governance, the US Centre for Safe Sport, Qatar Airways,  the McCain Institute, the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees, Special Olympics, the Spanish Football League, the Portuguese Olympic Committee, eSports Integrity Coalition, World Taekwondo, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, World Snooker and many more (www.siga-sport.com/members).

Job Description:

SIGA is seeking bright, young and ambitious individuals to join our team, in either our London or Geneva or Brussels office. We are flexible in terms of duration but seek interns who can commit to at least 3 months on a part time or full time basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research in relevant fields;
  • Providing vital administrative assistance to the SIGA Team;
  • Arranging meetings and logistics for meetings;
  • Preparing correspondence and briefings on behalf of the senior members of the Team;
  • Assisting with organising international events and conferences;
  • Keeping abreast of new technologies and industry developments.

What you will learn/gain from the internship?

  • Experience working for a world leading and internationally acclaimed sports integrity and governance organisation;
  • Experience working with international sports governing bodies;
  • Understanding of the latest trends in Good Governance, Financial Integrity, Sports Betting Integrity and Youth Protection in Sport;
  • Hands on experience planning and delivering leading events on sports integrity;
  • Experience working with and supporting an international team;

Find more details about the SIGA Internship Programme here.

Head of Communications, Media and Events

About SIGA:

 SIGA is the world’s largest independent global coalition in the field of sport integrity, with more than 100 international multi-industry members and supporters. It is the only organisation to bring together sport, governments, academia, international organisations, sponsors, business, rights holders, NGOs and professional services companies, from every region in the world, around a common cause of fostering greater integrity throughout sport.

SIGA’s members and supporters include Mastercard, Deloitte, the European Professional Football Leagues, ICSS INSIGHT, the Basel Institute on Good Governance, the US Centre for Safe Sport, Qatar Airways,  the McCain Institute, the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees, Special Olympics, the Spanish Football League, the Portuguese Olympic Committee, eSports Integrity Coalition, World Taekwondo, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, World Snooker and many more (www.siga-sport.com/members).

Job Description:

SIGA is recruiting a Head of Communications, Media and Events.  The SIGA Head of Communications, Media and Events will lead, develop and implement an integrated approach to the development and delivery of SIGA’s communication, media and events’ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Devise an engaging communications’ strategy, comprising a proactive media relations’ strategy, which will champion SIGA’s vision and mission and generate awareness and recognition within sports movement and beyond.
  • Lead the content management for SIGA, managing the website and all social media activities to ensure maximum exposure for SIGA.
  • Create content, including press releases, op-eds, editorials, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, website content, promotional posters, event guides and other relevant materials.
  • Manage media engagement and distribution of media materials.
  • As part of a proactive international and regional media outreach, build and develop close relations with relevant media with the aim of securing strong editorial coverage and media visibility.
  • Ensure that all SIGA spokespeople and stakeholders are fully briefed and equipped to capitalise on all media engagement opportunities.
  • Monitor media for relevant developments and opportunities and alert SIGA in real time to any issues that need to be quickly
  • Lead SIGA’s event project management, including project planning, content, marketing, budgeting and event delivery.
  • Identify and liaise with photographers, video/TV production teams/website developers as required.
  • Draft speaking notes and develop briefing material for SIGA leadership where required and represent SIGA at events and meetings.

 The Successful candidate will have:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communications’ skills.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in communications, preferably within the sports industry.
  • The ability to build strong stakeholder relationships both internally and externally, particularly with the media.
  • Experience in developing and implementing a comprehensive communications’ strategy and communications plan.
  • Experience working within a fast-paced and dynamic environment and of delivering high quality communications’ work and to tight deadlines.
  • Outstanding writing and proof-reading skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Existing network of key media and other stakeholders relevant to SIGA.
  • Experience in managing social media and other online marketing tools.
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Being a positive, constructive, supportive and flexible member of the Team.

Location: London / Geneva

Period: Six Months, renewable

To apply, please email your CV to: info@siga-sport.com