Date : 2017-04-21 2017-06-20
Job Category : FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC
Position: Venue Ticketing Officer
Area: Marketing Department
Reports to: Ticketing Manager, Local Organising Committee
Place: Host cities (Goa/Guwahati/Kochi/Kolkata/Navi Mumbai/New Delhi)
Type of contract:Fixed Term: August-November 2017
Email application with one page resume to: email@example.com
Email subject: Marketing – Venue TicketingOfficer (Host City Name)
Application deadline: 20th June 2017
India will host the FIFA Under 17 World Cup in 2017. It will be the first time the country hosts an event from the world football governing body. This is the third most important event of the FIFA calendar, with 24 countries playing 52 games in 6 venues across India. The FIFA Under 17 World Cup has been a key stepping stone in the careers of a large part of world football stars, among them 16 senior FIFA world champions and will be the most important event ever to be hosted in Indian football history.
The tournament has a huge worldwide reach, with an estimated global audience of about 200 million viewers from almost 200 different countries, which is a golden opportunity to show India throughout the world, its cities, culture and the capability of organizing an event of the highest standards.
The FIFA Under 17 World Cup will have a lasting influence in Indian Football, upgrading the infrastructure, setting up proper game operations standards and improving the overall quality of the game. Undoubtedly, the FIFA Under 17 World Cup India 2017 is primed to be a game changer for Indian Football.
This position will be responsible formanaging the Ticketing Departmentwith implementation of the ticketing strategies for the tournament and to support the objectives and ticketing operations for the competition at the venue level. The position will act as the main contact for all the ticketing operations at the venue level.
The VenueTicketingOfficer must work jointly with the Ticketing Manager and Head of Marketing to implement strategies, action plans, protocols and business plans that have as an objective fulfill the Mission and Vision of the Organization.