Join Our Team

The Homeless World Cup Foundation is an exciting charity, working in partnership with organisations in 74 countries around the world. Every year we touch the lives of 100,000 people who are homeless and more than 1m people since 2003.

We use street football to engage people who are experiencing homelessness and organise a high-profile annual street football tournament to act as a catalyst for change.  The tournament provides a focus for our partners and players and helps us to raise awareness and change perceptions of people who are homeless – on average 80,000 people attend the tournament with over 2m watching online around the world.  77% of players state their lives changed significantly because of their involvement.

Available Vacancies

Event Manager

Full-time, 35 hrs per week

Edinburgh

Salary £25-30k, depending on previous experience

Start: February/ March 2020

The Role

The Homeless World Cup Foundation is an ambitious and impactful charity, working internationally in partnership with organisations in 74 countries. We use street football to engage people who are homeless and organise a high-profile annual street football tournament to act as a catalyst for change. Together with our Street Football Partners, we touch the lives of 100,000 people who have experienced homelessness every year and over one million people since 2003.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an Event Manager to join our small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help us achieve our goals. You will have overall responsibility to oversee planning and delivery of the annual Homeless World Cup tournament, working closely with Local Organising Committees.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing and delivering events and working in an international context. You will be solution oriented, an enthusiastic problem solver, outstanding communicator and have talent for building and maintaining strong relationships with partners. You will be able to handle ever-changing situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.

If you would like to be part of our team and make a difference to people experiencing homelessness worldwide, we would love to hear from you.

Application notes

We do not accpet CVs. To apply for the post, please send a completed application form to elisa@homelessworldcup.org.

Download Application Form HERE

Download Event Manager Job Specification and Personal Specification HERE

Download Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form HERE

For further queries about the role, feel free to contact us at elisa@homelessworldcup.org.

Closing date: Monday, 20 January 2020, midnight

Interview date: W/c 10 February 2020

Administrator

Contract type: Part-time, 12 months fixed-term

Hours per week: 20

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 pro-rata, depending on experience

Start: April 2020

Closing date: 16 February, midnight

Interview date: W/C 24 February 2020

The Role

We are now looking for an administrator to join our small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help us achieve our goals. You will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the organisation as well as supporting colleagues in a number of exciting areas around the annual Homeless World Cup tournament.

The perfect candidate will bring an excellent track record of providing high-quality administrative support with outstanding organisational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will thrive on a varied workload and enjoy working for an international organisation.

If you would like to be part of our team and make a difference to people experiencing homelessness worldwide, we would love to hear from you.

Application notes

We do not accept CVs. To apply for the post, please send a completed application form to elisa@homelessworldcup.org.

Download application form HERE

Download Administrator Job Specification and Personal Specification HERE

Download Equality and Diversity Monitoring form HERE

For further enquiries please contact elisa@homelessworldcup.org