JOTW: Accreditation Coordinator at UEFA

We are delighted to be able to bring you details on this week’s featured ‘Job of the Week’ (JOTW), which is a vacancy for an Accreditation Coordinator at the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).


Please find to follow the Job Description for this exciting position:


Job information:

Division/Unit: Operations/Venue Operations
Contract type: Fixed Term
Start date: As soon as possible
End date: 31.07.2020
Location: Nyon


The Accreditation Coordinator helps the Accreditation and Access Manager to adapt the accreditation concept to each of the UEFA club competition finals and other events and manages a team of Target Group Coordinators for UEFA EURO 2020.



UEFA club competition finals:

  • Helping to adapt the accreditation concept to each of the UEFA club competition finals based on the venue specifications and the debriefing sessions on the previous season’s finals;
  • Taking part in site visits and all related meetings;
  • Helping to develop accreditation centre layouts and processes;
  • Mapping the accreditation database;
  • Producing guidelines and training material for staff, volunteers and stakeholders;
  • Informing all internal and external stakeholders about accreditation procedures and providing training as required;
  • Gathering and coordinating all of the materials needed to implement accreditation procedures;
  • Supervising data entry in the accreditation database;
  • Managing the on-site implementation of all accreditation procedures.


UEFA EURO 2020, including draws:

  • Recruiting, training and managing a team of Target Group Coordinators;
  • Coordinating the set-up of the accreditation database;
  • Supervising data entry, data management and troubleshooting.


Other events:

  • Leading the accreditation project for selected events, such as the final tournament of the European Under-21 Championship;
  • Developing standard accreditation procedures and processes.


Experience required:

  • From 1 to 3 years coordinating event accreditation processes
  • From 1 to 3 years in project management
  • From 1 to 3 years in customer services



  • Further education in event management or sports management would be an asset



  • English / Proficient
  • Knowledge of any other European language in addition to English would be an asset

Additional requirements:

  • Willing and able to travel and work irregular hours
  • Meticulous
  • Able to work well in stressful situations
  • MS Office / Advanced

About UEFA

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the administrative body for association football in Europe.




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