FIBA to look for talent at iWorkinSport job fair
FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, is the latest high-profile sport organisation to confirm that it will be recruiting at the innovative sports-focused career fair, iWorkinSport, which will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 18 May.
FIBA - the world governing body for basketball - is an independent association formed by 213 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Among other things, FIBA runs the FIBA Basketball World Cup every four years; establishes the Official Basketball Rules, the specifications for equipment and facilities, and all internal executive regulations that must be applied to all international and Olympic competitions, for which FIBA also establishes the system of competition; controls and governs the appointment of international referees; regulates the transfer of players from one country to another; controls and governs all international competitions.
FIBA will be joining a stellar list of world-class organisations recruiting at the event, such as adidas, CAA Eleven, City Football Group, FIFA, Freeride World Tour, Genius Sports, IMG, Infront Sports & Media, International Olympic Committee (IOC), mycujoo, Nielsen Sports, Penceo Sport, Soccerex, TEAM Marketing, UEFA and others.
The JOB FAIR
The iWorkinSport Job Fair debuted last year as the first international career fair focused on the sports industry, enabling some of the most renowned organisations in the marketplace to meet, interview and recruit students and alumni from the most prestigious sports management courses in Europe. The 2nd edition will take place once again at the SwissTech Convention Center, in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 18 May.
iWorkinSport is more than just a recruitment platform!
The career fair is the perfect place for recruiters and HR professionals to exchange knowledge and promote “what it’s like to work at their companies” to a qualified audience. As an important addition to this year’s programme, the recruiters from various companies will now be invited to take part in a special Recruiters Workshop & Networking Session, on the evening of the 17th May, which will be followed by a dinner with the representatives of the Academic Partners.
Current students and alumni of the following postgraduate courses in sports management will be looking for career opportunities at the job fair: CIES’ The FIFA Master, AISTS, the Johan Cruyff Institute, the University of Liverpool’s Football MBA, the EU Business School, Coventry University, University of Navarra’s IESE Business School, Columbia University, and The FBA – Football Business Academy.
iWorkinSport Job Fair is co-organised by ENGAGE Sport & Entertainment, a Swiss-based events company, and the sports innovation network ThinkSport. The 2018 edition of the event has the support of the International Centre for Sports Studies – CIES (Gold Partner), mycujoo (sponsor), WORKS Ltd (Design Partner), Wiz-Team (Event Registration Partner), Japan Sport Council, Penceo Sport (supporters) and of the local hosts, City of Lausanne and the State of Vaud.
If you are an international sports brand/company/organisation or a leading sports management postgraduate course interested in iWorkinSport 2018, visit www.iworkinsport.com or send an e-mail to email@example.com
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