6 - 10 months

Sponsorship & Servicing Assistant (Stage Lausanne)

OC Sport Outdoor Events are a growing portfolio including market leading cycling and running events as well as triathlon. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of exciting projects, and will specifically work on the Harmony Genève Marathon for Unicef and La Tour Genève Triathlon.

Job Details

Reporting directly to the Outdoor Events Sponsorship Coordinator to support various activities and develop your own skills, the role specifically includes, but is not restricted to, the following:

  • Assist Account Manager in day-to-day sponsors servicing
  • Support the team in preparation of presentations and ensuring proposals are convincing and professional
  • Deliver pragmatic and manageable solutions for sponsors to facilitate their activations
  • Execute the delivery of commercial rights at events: on-site branding, pre-event communications, activations and closing reports
  • Research on sponsors best practices and industry benchmark
  • Updating key processes used by the team
  • Attend some of OC Sport’s events to assist the Team

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


  • You will be given a monthly allowance of 800 CHF
  • 10 working days holiday for a 6-month internship
  • 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

Personal Specification

• EU or Swiss National, or a relevant work permit

• Ability to lead relationships with sponsors and manage expectations

• Excellent organisational skills and self-motivated personality with the ability to work with tight deadlines, cope with event pressures, and manage their own time effectively

• Love of sport and outdoor events is essential!

• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and oral

• Good knowledge of sports and the sports marketing industry especially in outdoor sports (cycling and running) will be an asset

• Must have fluent English & fluent French.

• The knowledge of German language will be an asset 

• Able to take instruction and work well within a small and hard-working team

• Good knowledge of computer software (Word, Excel, Keynote/Mac) etc

• Driving license mandatory

How to apply

Email your application (CV / cover letter) in English to [email protected]

Key Criteria

  • line darkStart Date: Mid January 2019
  • line darkEU/Swiss National
  • line darkFluent in French AND English
  • line darkDriving License mandatory
  • line darkLove of sport and outdoor events