Event Manager “Football for Sustainability Summit 2024” (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. 



In July 2024, the Football for Sustainability Summit, supported by funding from the German Government, will be organized and implemented by Common Goal. This summit, recognized as an official event of the UEFA EURO 2024, aims to convene 300 influential figures from various spheres of football, from politics, business, civil society, and sports. Together, they will collaborate to chart a path for football's substantial role in fostering positive impacts on both people and the planet. 

 We are looking for a passionate and dedicated (Junior) Event Manager to organize and coordinate the Football for Sustainability Summit. Working within a small team of experts, including a relations manager (project lead), project manager, and working student, you will play an important part in the summit’s success. Your responsibilities will span from participation management to the orchestration of the various service providers such as venue, catering, translation, etc.  

 If you're passionate about sustainable football and want to shape its future, this position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to UEFA EURO 2024's legacy.  



1. Managing Participants 

2. Managing Service Providers

3. Conceptional Support 

4. Reporting Support





Kick things off by submitting your application documents via our online application form. Please submit your CV and/or a link to your LinkedIn profile, as well as a few sentences about yourself and your motivation.

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.

Common Goal celebrates diversity and is strongly committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications and abilities without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family or parental status, or disability status.  


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