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Haute Route Marketing & Communications Assistant

Key Criteria




We are seeking a Marketing & Communications Assistant to support all the activities of the Communications and Marketing team. Based in Paudex, in the Lausanne area, Switzerland and reporting directly to the Global Brand & Communications Manager, the Marketing & Communications Assistant main goal is to assist in the production of our marketing and communications tools and reports.

Job Details

Global Communications

Support the strategy and planning across all communicationsAssist in producing global communications tools and its adaptations at a local levelIn link with the Global Brand & Communications Manager, ensure that all materials produced follow the brand guidelinesProcess mailouts and distribute content (rider/public/media)Update and maintain mailout listsManage our photos and video librariesTranslate content from English to French or French to EnglishMonitor press clippings and online articles for evaluation reportsCompetitors benchmark (offer and price positioning) / reports expected (communications campaigns, creative concept, activation
)Upload content to websiteAssist with CRM management

Event Communications

Attend Haute Route events as part of the communications teamWork on the event communications assets (riders’ newsletter, roadbook, 3D videos
)Produce the event briefing templates

Operational Marketing

Assist with the implementation of the communications/marketing assetsProduction and distribution of the communications/marketing assets (printing, relationship with suppliers

Personal Specification

Skills and Abilities

Must be a EU or Swiss national or have a relevant work permit.A real passion for a career in marketing or communications as evidenced in academic studies, previous experience or interests.Good creative writing skills with the desire to develop those skills working alongside the current team.A desire to learn, develop a greater understanding of marketing, media communications and PR and be able to take on more responsibility.Excellent attention to details.A working knowledge of Microsoft office packages and understanding the necessity to undertake database work and content processing.Excellent organisational skills and self-motivated personality with the ability to work to tight deadlines, cope with event pressures, and manage their own time effectively, who can take instruction and work well within a small and hard-working team.A love of sport and outdoor events is a must with knowledge of cycling or triathlon an advantage.Full driving licence.Fluency in English and French.Ability and willingness to travel.

Character and Personal Qualities

A collaborative and energetic team playerDetails orientatedFlexible and adaptable to changeHappy to multi-task in a fast-paced environmentEnjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for things he/she sees as challenging


15th September 2019 – 15th March 2020“Convention de stage” or formal agreement through your educational provider is mandatory for non-Swiss citizensYou will be given a monthly allowance of 800 CHF (gross - before any deductions are taken for state and federal taxes, insurance etc).10 vacation days for a 6-month internship.For internships of 3 months or more we will reimburse the full cost of a CFF card. The card entitles you to a 50% discount on train tickets.Office hours are between 9.00am and 6.00pm, but during the events or busy periods, you may be expected to work evenings and weekends.Travel, accommodation and subsistence are covered for approved business travel, in line with current company policies.

How to apply

Your application must be in English, include a CV/resume, detail which intern role you are applying for, confirm your nationality/work permit status and tell us a little bit about you:

What’s the bravest thing you have ever done?What is your proudest achievement?What sports do you enjoy and/or clubs you are involved in?

Make sure you answer each of the questions shown above, then simply email your application to: careers-ch@ocsport.com


10 rue Chantepoulet, CalliopĂ©e Business Center, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland 


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