Jobs at Sports Events
Working at sports events is a great way to begin your pursuit of a permanent sports career, make some short-term money and simply just enjoy sports.
Sporting events bring in some of the largest recorded crowd numbers over any other event, so it comes as no surprise that some of the world’s biggest sporting events require a lot of staff and administration to make them successful.
It is important to keep in mind that the sporting events listed in this section tend to be organized and administered by large event planning companies and through the help of big sponsors with large budgets. So keep in mind that while you’re reading about the Super Bowl, Olympics, US Open and The FIFA World Cup, that a large number of the administration and organization jobs simply cannot be listed due to volume. You will however, read about many of the direct employment opportunities related to these big name sporting events in addition to volunteer opportunities, job descriptions, qualifications and more. It is a great place to begin your career or part time job search in the sporting events industry. Additionally, there will be direct links to some of the world’s biggest and most exciting sporting events along with profiles of the event and general information. If you want a career in putting on and working for world-renowned sporting events, then look no further.
There are a lot of avenues to take when considering employment in the sporting events and planning industry.
In the following section we will highlight some of the most common sporting events jobs including event planning, event administration, sponsors, announcing, and broadcasting jobs that all contribute to the execution of sporting events.
Some of the sporting events listed in this section occur every year. You will learn about golf tournament jobs as well as employment opportunities at annual events such as college sports tournaments and the Super Bowl. Other events such as the Olympics or World Cup only occur every four years. We will outline to some degree the planning that is involved in each of these recurring events and some of the jobs associated with the planning, execution and wrapping up of these events.
Regardless of your interest in sporting events, take some time to check out these world favorites and some of the potential jobs involved in pulling them off.