Date : 2017-07-18 2017-08-10
Job Category : FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC
Job Category: FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR VENUE PRESS ASSISTANT WITH LOC
Position: VENUE PRESS ASSISTANT
Area: Media Department
Reports to: Venue Press Officer, Local Organising Committee
Place: Host Cities (Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai and New Delhi)
Type of Contract: Conditions to be confirmed by the Organization
Email application with one page resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email subject: Venue Press Assistant Application – (Name of Host City)
Application Deadline: August 10, 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.
The Venue Press Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Venue Press Officer with all media-related matters in the Official Host City. The position will have to work closely with the Venue Press Officer to ensure that the tournament’s overall external and internal communication objectives are met. The position will assist in managing the physical media operations of the Venue, employing a common communications strategy that is delivered across the country for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
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