With more than three billion fans, football is the largest social phenomenon on the planet.

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 believe that achieving long-lasting change requires collaboration. That’s why we are building a movement that creates opportunities for every stakeholder in football to participate – we embed purpose at the heart of the football industry, leverage football’s reach and culture to inspire fans to act and use football as a catalyst to unlock excellence and opportunities for young people everywhere.

We want to maximise the game’s contribution to people and planet and believe that we are at a true historical milestone. As such, we are creating opportunities to engage new talent with the drive and passion that changing the world requires.

Are you ready?


You will support our Finance / Admin team and gain insights in the areas of People & Culture and Office Management in an international social enterprise. You will contribute to topics such as recruiting and onboarding, team event management and office rebuilding. This intern position therefore requires an empathetic team player who is enthusiastic about different and alternating tasks, has a keen eye for detail and likes to lend a hand.


People & Culture

  • You support us in all aspects of the recruiting process such as job advertisement, candidate screening and communication to the candidates, in close collaboration with the departments and our recruiting consultant.
  • You accompany us and support our Team Days, where our international team comes together for a week of in-person team building activities.
  • You contribute to other aspects in the area of People & Culture, e.g. the design, implementation and analysis of Team Surveys or the implementation of our Learning & Development plan.

Office Management

  • You contribute to our office rebuilding plans to optimize the workplace for the team for agile collaboration and meetings.
  • You support us in all general office management tasks such as booking travel and accommodation, ordering and managing office supplies, organizing team meetings and events, etc.

In addition, you will assist in special projects according to your own interest, for example environmental sustainability, data management or financial reports.


  • You are in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or a comparable course of study.
  • You are enthusiastic about the field of People & Culture and have excellent knowledge of Microsoft 365.
  • You speak German and English very well (other languages such as Spanish or French are an advantage).
  • You are available for three to six months beginning June 2023.
  • You are a team player and enjoy working in a culturally diverse team.
  • You are an empathetic communicator and natural collaborator.
  • You enjoy learning new things and approach tasks with structure and diligence.
  • Your open nature helps you approach people and you bring a hands-on mentality.


  • A motivating working atmosphere with short decision-making processes and personal development opportunities within an international social enterprise.
  • Intensive training in the subject area with a high degree of personal responsibility and flexibility in the organization of your tasks and working hours.
  • A monthly remuneration of 520 euro, with an additional 20 euro internet allowance and 30 euro REWE voucher.
  • Regular feedback to promote your personal and professional development.
  • The opportunity to flexibly gain insight into and work in other areas of our work, depending on your interest, needs and capacity.
  • Last but not least, becoming part of an international team (18 nationalities and more than 12 languages) where 100% of your future colleagues agreed with the statement “fellow team members are committed to doing quality work” in our last team survey.

Want to actively contribute to driving social change through soccer on a global scale? Then get in the game and become part of our team!

How to apply

Please send us your application including CV or LinkedIn profile with your possible start date via our application form.

Your application will be screened against the position-specific criteria and suitable, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an evaluation and selection process.

At Common Goal we promote equal opportunities, diversity and a multicultural work environment. Therefore, we welcome applications from all appropriately qualified and experienced individuals! Women, those who identify as female and/or non-binary, and people from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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