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ITU seeks Europe-based Education Assistant

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ITU’s Sport Department is looking to appoint an Education Assistant to fulfil the growing demands of ITU development and operations. The salary/contractor fee in this instance is negotiable (commensurate with experience). ITU notes that the Education Assistant undertakes to respect all fiscal and social legislation, particularly those in force in his/her country of residence. In particular, ITU will not pay any social charges, as the Education Assistant will be acting in an independent capacity.

Location: Europe – potentially home office position
Reports to: Senior Manager of Development
Status: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP – latest February 2018

Job Description:
The successful applicant will be responsible for working closely with the Senior Manager of Development at ITU on a range of development projects:

  • Information and updates on the ITU website
  • Team ITU’s logistics management
  • Development database management and maintenance
  • Development documents updates and filing
  • Support for preparation of reports, presentations and other relevant documentation
  • Seminars/courses/e-learning
  • Communication with participants
  • Managing projects in the ITU Education Hub
  • Facilitators’ performance assessment coordination
  • Progress report call
  • Certificates
  • Technical Officials’ Assessments review
  • Communication with Facilitators on Assignments
  • Expense reports


  • A degree or equivalent experience in sports administration
  • Knowledge of sport and the Olympic movement is required
  • Project management ability
  • Strong work ethic and attention to quality and detail
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English
  • Computer (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

Preferred skills:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills other than English, preferably Spanish or French or Chinese or Russian
  • Clear, logical thinker able to analyse requirements and propose pragmatic solutions
  • Ability to plan effectively, managing time of self and others
  • Makes decisions based on objective criteria
  • Knowledge of Moodle platform usage

Application procedure:
Applicants who are interested in applying for this position must respond by submitting a resume, portfolio of projects and a cover letter containing supportive information they consider relevant, including the reasons for applying for the position and why they consider themselves suitable. Candidates should examine the job description and are also requested to state their actual salary and their salary expectations in their cover letter. (Remember to provide examples that demonstrate skills, knowledge and experience.)

Apply to jobs[at[triathlon.org
Attention: Zita Csovelyak (attaching both cover letter and resume)
Please include where the position was viewed.
Closing date: 20 December 2017




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