Community Development Intern (f/m/d)


With more than three billion fans, football is the largest social phenomenon on the planet. No other sport boasts such wealth, reach or cultural significance.  Common Goal is rooted in the belief that the world’s most popular sport is one of the few cultural forces strong enough to help shift society towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all.   

We want to maximise the game’s contribution to people and planet by forging a lasting connection between football as a business and football as a catalyst for social transformation.  We believe that achieving long-lasting change requires everyone’s collaboration. That’s why we are building a movement that creates opportunities for every stakeholder in football to participate and collaborate in support of our people and planet.   

Bottom-up and inside-out, we place all our focus on strengthening local capacity to transform realities, embedding purpose at the heart of the football industry and using football as enabler to inspire a shift in mindset.   



We’re looking for a Community Development intern to join our talented, passionate team as of October 10th, 2023. As our intern, you will support the day to day running of our community development process working closely with the Community Development team. This role implies helping us identify and incorporate new not-for-profit, social-profit and non-governmental organisations, that utilise football as means of making a tangible contribution to people and planet, into our community. Therefore, this position will require someone who has an eye for detail and is enthusiastic about networking and project management/implementation.  






Do you want to play an active part in driving social change through football on a global level? Then get into the game and join our team! 



Kick things off by submitting your application documents with your CV and a letter of motivation that highlights a few of your key achievements via our online application form. Please submit your CV and Cover Letter as well as all the information requested, as we cannot consider incomplete applications. 

Your application will be screened against the position-specific criteria and suitable, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment and selection process. Candidate selection will be conducted on a rolling basis.  

Common Goal is an equal opportunities employer and strongly committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a multicultural environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified and experienced people! Women, trans, non-binary, and people from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. 


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