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WSF IS HIRING: Part-Time Head Office Manager

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(Innsbruck, Austria)


About the World Snowboard Federation (WSF)

The WSF is the world umbrella organization for snowboarding with a membership comprising 48 national snowboard associations and promoters of snowboard events across the globe. The WSF is the international authority for grassroots and development of snowboarding. It offers guidance, tools and initiatives to increase the participation of snowboarding at all levels, focusing on health, youth, education and inclusion.

What does it mean to be a WSF Head Office Manager? 

  • to be a part of an enthusiastic team; 
  • to build and navigate in an international network of snowboard and sport passionates;
  • to represent the WSF in various events and activities;
  • to lead the WSF Headquarters in Innsbruck
  • to support the leadership to make visions perceptible
  • to work from the WSF office in Innsbruck, at the heart of the Austrian Alps with flexible time arrangements. 

Please note this is a part to full-time position (20 till 40 hours a week) located in Innsbruck, Austria that includes participation in activities abroad, mostly in Europe. The head office manager salary depends on the federal regulations. The position is expected to start in March 2023.

What is expected from a WSF project manager? 

In this position, the WSF Head Office Manager leads the WSF Headquarters in Innsbruck. The WSF HQ manages the day-to-day business of the Federation. It supports, plans and implements the visions and missions of the WSF leadership and manages the federations business activities. The main tasks are the following:

  • Lead the WSF HQ;
  • Membership management and administration (applications, information to/from BoD/Members)
  • Sport management and administration (Supporting events in the application and results administration, Athletes management, Organizer management)
  • Administration and Finance management (accounting, payments and invoicing and budget control, payroll, contracts administration and insurance)
  • Work closely with the President, Vice-President Finance and General Secretary
  • Coordination of other administrative staff
  • All preparation for GA / annual reports / presentation / logistics etc – procedures
  • Bookings and organization of meetings (for BOD meeting and for WSF GA)
  • Visits to NSAs / other meetings / presentations to be done 
  • Identification of meaningful international partners, preparation of MoU and maintaining relationships overtime
  • Project Management of key WSF activities
  • Other related tasks. 

Qualifications and skills needed: 

  • Excellent written and oral English and German; 
  • Knowledge and experience in international project management, especially projects funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union; 
  • Strong administrative and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  • Knowledge in the fields of sport or international federation management ;
  • Experience in snowboarding would be valuable assets


Deadline:  15 March 2023

Application process: CV and cover letter (no more than 500 words) should be submitted to Anna Negri, WSF Secretary General:

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted shortly after the application period.

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WSF is looking for a Project Officer

As the season approaches, we are looking for a new member to join our growing team. This time around we’re looking for a Project Officer. Below are the key information:

Prerequisites for the position:

We are looking for a Project Officer for our grassroots and development projects. As the WSF Project Officer you will lead, develop and implement the projects from the beginning in December 2019/January 2020. Key Projects are the WSF Banked Slalom Tour, WSF Junior Tour (World Rookie Rank). We are offering a fixed term contract for 6 months, including a probation of 1 months. A re-appointment is possible.

The Project Officer has to be located in Innsbruck, provided he/she is available for regular meetings (at least once a month in Innsbruck – Austria).

The main objective of the work of the Project Officer is to lead and implement the WSF Projects: the World Rookie Rank and the Banked Slalom Tour.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the WSF Projects
  • Motivate WSF Members to take part in the WSF Projects
  • Constant communication with Organisers to gather information about their projects
  • Lead the projects, under the supervision of WSF General Secretary, so that the yearly goals and objectives are met
  • Deliver regularly content for communication to WSF Communication Officer
  • Create a yearly report to be presented at the WSF General Assembly

Selection criteria – essential qualities and skills:

  • Text writer in English for all WSF communication, German is a plus
  • WordPress CMS knowledge
  • Be a Snowboard enthusiast
  • Proactive and Independent Worker
  • Project Management experience is a plus
  • Previous Experience in Non-Profit Organisation is a plus

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To apply for the job send a CV to WSF General Secretary Anna Negri.