Wanted - Thousands To Apply For Jobs At London 2012 Games
London 2012 is looking for people to apply for one of the tens of thousands of job opportunities that will be available between now and the London 2012 Games.
London 2012 will have a work force of around 6,000 paid staff, up to 70,000 volunteers, and about 100,000 paid contractors.
Within the next six months tens of thousands of contractor opportunities and around 4,000 roles with LOCOG will become available. A large percentage will be short-term starting April 2012 and lasting for the duration of the Games. The London 2012 Ceremonies company will have around 350 jobs available.
There will also be many positions available for students.
Paul Deighton, Chief Executive of LOCOG said, "without the tens of thousands of people working on the London 2012 Games they simply wouldn't happen. If someone wants to be able to say that they played a part in making London 2012 a success, then this is their opportunity. There is a role out there for everyone and I would urge everyone to keep an eye on our website and start applying for these once-in-a-lifetime opportunities".
Jobs with LOCOG will be available in areas such as customer service, hospitality, operations, help desk, facilities management, and administration.
Opportunities for contractors will be in areas including catering, cleaning, security, transport, event stewarding, and retail.
There will also be jobs available for the London 2012 Opening and Closing
Ceremonies, from costume to stage management.
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