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Search is on for 25 Game Changers to join sports team at Birmingham 2022

The Organising Committee for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have announced a fantastic opportunity for 25 young people who are passionate about sport and would like to pursue this as a career, to become a Game Changer at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

19 of the 25 roles are for Assistant Sport Competition Managers. No relevant experience or qualifications are needed but a passion for sport is an essential requirement, as the successful applicants will be working behind the scenes of the Games and supporting the sports competition managers that Birmingham 2022 has recently recruited.

The roles involve assisting in planning and delivery of each competition by following the rules and regulations of the International Federations of the sports. Helping to ensure that the athletes, team officials and technical officials have the facilities and services they need at both the training and official venues for each sport.

There are six further vacancies in the sports team, which include coordinators, who will support the technical officials and sports volunteers. A sports publications coordinator to help ensure all the athletes and technical officials have all the information they require and a sport entries coordinator who will keep track of how many athletes are participating in the Commonwealth Games.

More information about the jobs can be found at and the closing date for applying for these roles is 13 May.