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Apply now Agency: Sport Singapore
Job no.: 544529
Work type: Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Marketing/Business Development

At Sport Singapore, we aspire to transform the nation through an active lifestyle designed around innovative, fun and meaningful sporting experiences.

Sport has the unique ability to bring people together through play, regardless of age, gender, race, ability or social status. It imparts life values, nurtures character and builds resilience. It inspires and evokes the Singapore spirit through shared experiences and strengthens our national identity. We help Singaporeans Live Better Through Sport.

Sport Singapore is constantly on the lookout for individuals who are passionate about what they do.

Anchored in our values of Passion for Sport, Strength through Teamwork and Care for People, we believe in working and playing, not just as a team, but as a family.

Recent growth in Asia’s sporting industry presents opportunities for Sport Singapore to build a stronger sport industry through increased capabilities, platforms and innovation with partners from sporting and non-sporting domains. By harnessing creative ideas and synergising resources across fields, the resulting outcome will be a collective effort to integrate and appreciate the economic and social impact of sport on Singapore.

Under this Traineeship, you will be required to lead or support projects in relation to defining an industry development roadmap for sport in Singapore. 

Responsibilities:

  • Understand emerging trends, challenges and opportunities across the Asian sport industry.
  • Conduct research on best or similar practices with regards to industry development in other industries and / or countries.
  • Assess the current landscape of the sport ecosystem in Singapore with focus on existing working relationships between Sport Singapore and related stakeholders e.g. event organisers, sponsors, investors, sport associations, agencies, etc.
  • Facilitate engagements/discussions with key stakeholders in defining short term and long term desired outcomes for sport industry development in Singapore.
  • Support market development workstreams to cultivate both local and international demand for sport services.
  • Support capability development workstreams to encourage technology and innovation adoption amongst sport entities and businesses; and develop the industry workforce.
  • Assist in the establishment of a sport innovation hub in Singapore including working with local and international partners,
  • Administer grant mechanisms where necessary e.g. Enterprise Innovation and Capability Development Grant
  • Study existing landscape of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Singapore including new entrants and trends in Asia.
  • Identify synergies between major events, conferences, etc. that can further develop the sport ecosystem through cross pollination of content and expertise e.g. Mass Participation Asia, Fit Summit, World Football Summit, etc.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop and articulate a holistic view of the sport ecosystem in Singapore with regards to challenges and opportunities around industry development within Asia.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and critical thinking skills through the experience of working with colleagues from various functions i.e. strategy group, events management, community engagement, etc.
  • Demonstrate and apply analytical and presentation skills through tasks requiring research, evaluation and recommendations made to senior management.
  • Exhibit and display leadership and stakeholder management skills through planning and facilitating engagements with relevant internal and external stakeholders.

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