6 months (intership)

Haute Route Project Managers Assistant, Outdoor Events

The Haute Route Project Managers Assistant will be working across the following events, within our Outdoor Sports team: • Haute Route Dolomites 2020 • Haute Route Crans Montana 2020 • Haute Route Alps 2020 • Haute Route Pyrenees 2020 • Haute Route Ventoux 2020 • Possibly other events https://www.hauteroute.org/

Job Details

The role will encompass the following


· Assist with the Internal Logistics for the different Haute Route European events:

  • hotel bookings
  • rooming list production
  • car rentals
  • daily liaison with temporary staff (expenses, contracts, arrival, etc.)

· Assist with the production of internal shared documents

· Assist with the preparation of presentations, staff roadbooks, printing and postage

· Attend events to be on-site support to the event Project Manager

· Attend promo tours and other rider events periodically

This list is not exhaustive and you will be required to manage any reasonable tasks as and when required.

Note: This role requires travel to national and international events.

Personal Specification


· Fluent in French and English preferred and ideally in Italian

· An interest in Outdoor Sports, especially cycling

· Excellent organisational skills

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to work alone autonomously and as part of a team

· Willingness to learn

· Source of proposals to improve processes

· Flexible approach to problem solving

· Ability to remain effective and calm whilst working under pressure

· A dedicated and enthusiastic approach

· Ability to work on-site at events throughout the contract

· Excellent database skills

· Good knowledge of Microsoft programmes essential and especially Excel (familiaritywith Mac beneficial)

· Driving Licence Mandatory


· Applicants MUST have a University/School agreement such as “convention de stage” during the entire duration of the internship

· Monthly allowance: 800CHF (gross – before any deductions are taken for state and federal taxes, insurance, etc.)

· Holidays: 10 working days for a 6-months internship.

· Benefits: OC Sport sponsor the full cost of a half card CFF card. The card entitles you to a 50% discount on all Swiss public transport (to qualify for a CFF card you must be living in Switzerland)

· Office hours are between 9.00am and 6.00pm. During 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 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 yourself:

  • Give us an example of a time when you demonstrated your team spirit attitude
  • What sports do you enjoy and/or clubs are you involved in?

Applicants without a School Agreement will not be considered.

Make sure you answer each of the questions shown above, either in writing or in a video, then simply email your application to: [email protected]

Key Criteria

  • line darkMid-April 2020 - Mid-October 2020
  • line darkEU- SWISS NATIONAL