EOA Internship Programme

Published: May 30th, 2022
Application deadline: June 19th, 2022

currently reviewing candidates

/// About the European Olympic Academies (EOA)

The European Olympic Academies (EOA) is a recently founded association of National Olympic Academies (NOAs) with the mission to disseminate the Olympic values, philosophy and ideals at the European level. The organisation aims to facilitate inter-European collaboration, exchange of experience between the NOAs, Olympic education through its own initiatives and incentives by holding its own conferences and seminars.

We have the following vacancy starting September 1st, or by arrangement:

Internship – Sport Development

Duration:3-6 months
Location:30 % in Frankfurt (Germany), 70 % digital
Workload:20h/week (can be completed parallel to ongoing studies)

/// Job description

Exciting times are unfolding at the EOA! After a successful year in which several fundamental areas of organisational development could be established, this period is now dedicated to the preparation of new projects. The intern will be actively involved in this, based on the prevailing level of knowledge. There will be some communicative tasks, and at the same time the new projects will have to be designed, organised and implemented.

We are a small team with plenty space for creativity and guidance. You are challenged to actively shape and influence the development by bringing your views and skills to the table. This and more once again in a few key points:

  • Assistance in on-going projects (EOA General Assembly, EOA strategic plan and some others)
  • Content production (writing articles, social media posts, press releases, statements), the EOA Annual Report and further development of the content plan
  • Editing of content submitted
  • Social media management

/// Your profile

  • Passion for sport
  • Native English speaker or proficient English
  • Preferably in studies of sports, media/communication, sports management, political science, Olympic studies or similar disciplines
  • Basic knowledge of the sports structure, the Olympic movement and the Olympic Games desirable
  • Proficient in the use of common MS Office applications and video conferencing tools
  • Any experience with photo editing and creating graphics is an asset
  • Eagerness to learn, flexibility, international/European orientation
  • Can-do attitude

/// What do we offer?

  • Exciting and comprehensive range of tasks
  • Guided and permanent mentoring and collaborative teamwork
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Flexibility in scheduling the working hours
  • Opportunity to build a personal network in the Olympic family
  • Insight into the processes of a non-profit sport association
  • Networking opportunities in the European and German sport system
  • Working in a new office at the heart of German sport
  • Appropriate compensation
  • Internship certificate/confirmation for credit as study achievement

Please apply by email to Soenke Schadwinkel at jobs@eoaolympic.org with the following documents (in pdf): Curriculum vitae, motivation letter, proof of qualifications.