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Event Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th January 2020

  • Advertised from 10th December 2019
  • Salary depending on previous experience. 35 hrs per week


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

A full recruitment pack and application form can be downloaded from our website

For further queries about the role, feel free to contact us at

Closing date: Monday, 20 January 2020, midnight

Interview date: W/c 10 February 2020

Start: February/ March 2020