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Wiebke Linnemann

Sport- and Eventmanagement professional

Work History

Feb 2016Present

University Lecturer, Eventmanagement (Sport & Leisure), Part-time

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover (HsH)

Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Faculty III - Media, Information & Design

Veranstaltungsmanagement, Wahlschwerpunkt Sport & Freizeit

Apr 2013Mar 2015

Deputy Head of Operations; Accommodation, F&B, VIP Services & Protocol Manger, Full-time

European Youth Olympic Festival Vorarlberg & Liechtenstein 2015
Functional Area (FA) Head Accommodation incl. NOC Delegation Accommodation & VIP Accommodation
  • FA Head VIP Services & Protocol
  • FA Head Food & Beverages
  • Substitute Head of Operations in general and specifically regarding FA Operational Planning- and Readiness, Policies & Procedures, Client Level of Service, Cross-Functional coordination and collaboration authorities
  • Lead EYOF 2015 Mascot development process and Mascot Management
Sep 2010Mar 2014

Media Coordination, Games Assistance & Hospitality, Freelancer

Austrian Paralympic Committee
  • Client & Guest Services Austria House Sochi 2014
  • Client & Guest Services Austria House and Games Assistance London 2012
  • Social Media Coordination in general / at Games-time
Jul 2012Aug 2012

Client Management Group (CMG) Venue Manager, Olympic and Paralympic Family Hotels, Full-time

London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Ltd
  • Finalisation, implementation and execution of CMG operational planning
  • Ensuring a safe, welcoming and enjoyable experience for Olympic and Paralympic Family by leading paid staff & Volunteers
  • Preparation and delivery of trainings, briefings, daily run sheets and reports
  • Close collaboration with involved Functional Areas, ensuring effective communication across the CMG team / with other FAs
  • Acting as key member of Olympic and Paralympic Family Services Venue team
May 2011Apr 2012

IF Services & Sport Productions Manager, Full-time

Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012
  • IF Services & Relation 
  • Sports Production (incl. concept development, operational planning, implementation of Venue Entertainment & Sport Presentation)
  • Mascot Management ‘Yoggl on Tour’
  • Sport Publications
Jan 2008Aug 2010

Games Management & Events, Full-time

Austrian Paralympic Committee
  • Games Management Beijing 2008 I Vancouver 2010
  • Head of Organisation of EPC General Assembly & Conference, Sept. 18-20, 2009
  • Head of Organisation of Press Conferences, Sponsor Incentives, Games-related Team Seminars, Farewell Galas & Welcome Receptions
  • International and National Relations (IPC, NPCs, NOC Austria, IFs, NFs)
  • Media Coordination I PR I Social Media & Networking 
Jun 2008Jul 2008

TV & Media Operations, Volunteer


Team Leader Media Accreditation I Ticketing I SAD 

Oct 2005Sep 2007

Bid Operations I Athletes, Full-time

Salzburg 2014 Olympic- & Paralympic Bid Committee

Bid Operations I Athletes I Events I Team 2014

  • Head of Salzburg 2014 Athlete-Ambassadors Programme
  • Head of Venue Entertainment during IOC Evaluation Commission, 03/2007
  • Head of IOC-Host City Election Event in Salzburg incl. TV live coverage, 07/2007
  • Coordination of Hospitality Events (Media I Guests) at the Austria House during 2006 Olympic Winter Games 
  • Volunteer Management (Team 2014) incl. Public Support Campaign
  • Coordination of Event, Promotion & Marketing activities (incl. Development, Marketing & Sales of Salzburg 2014 Merchandising product line)
Jun 2005Sep 2005

Personal Assistant CEO, Part-time

Linnemann OHG

Editorial Supervision I Office Management I Translations

Aug 2004May 2005

Organising Committee, Full-time

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2005 Oberstdorf * Allgäu e.V.

Accreditation I Ceremonies I Guest Services I Volunteers

  • Head of Accreditation (including Staff & Volunteer training)
  • Coordination Guest Services I Hospitality (Special & Honorary Guests), incl. Supervision Observer Groups during World Championships
  • Coordination Flower Ceremonies I Medal Award Ceremonies I Opening- & Closing Ceremonies
  • Volunteer Management

Department for competitive Sports I Championships I Events, Part-time

University Sport Department
  • Head of Department 2002-2004
  • Deputy Head of Department 2000-2002
  • Head of Organising Committees of three national University Championships (Gymnastics 2002, Beach Volleyball 2003, Football 2004)
  • Team Leader ‘International adh-Wintersport Camps’ 2003 I 2004 Kleinwalsertal, Austria
  • Delegate at three adh-General Assemblies & Conferences
  • Participant 1st EUSA-Symposium 2002, Cyprus
Aug 2002Oct 2002

Olympic Education & Events, Internship

National Olympic Committee Germany
  • Organisation IOC-Forum “Education through sport” in Wiesbaden from August, 22-26, 2002 (including IOC-Relations, Guest Services, supervising Hostesses & Volunteers)
  • Office Management at NOC Headquarters
  • NOC-General Assembly April 2003,Munich 


Oct 1997Jul 2004

Magistra Artium M.A.

Georgia Augusta, University of Goettingen

Sports Sciences I English Literature I Social- & Economic Psychology

Final Thesis:

The national Bidding Process for the Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012 in Germany – does a national selection Process help to create a competitive Bid on an international level?


Computer Skills
excellent knowledge:  MS Office, Open Office, Adobe, Windows, ...  Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Google Chrome, Outlook, Safari, ...
Social Media & Networking (Xing, Facebook, Twitter, ...)
Language Skills
German (mother tongue)
English (excellent written & spoken) French (beginner)