Internship offer: Marketing and communication assistant - OC Sport

Internship offer: Marketing and communication assistant – OC Sport

Operating from its bases in Switzerland and France, OC Sport is a pioneering company in the organization of outdoor sporting events. We create unforgettable sports experiences in the most beautiful and challenging places on the planet. Our playgrounds – oceans, roads, mountains and city centers – provide stadiums for amateur and professional athletes, who achieve the extraordinary. We have a wide range of skills, based on more than 20 years of experience in creating and managing world-class events in sailing, amateur cycling, running, trail running and triathlon.


OC Sport Outdoor (based in Paudex, Switzerland) has a portfolio of several running and triathlon events around Lake Geneva and works on consulting assignments with brands, communities and other event organizers.

You will join the team, in charge, among other things, of the organization of the following events:

– Generali Geneva Marathon: May 14-15, 2022
– La Tour Geneva Triathlon: July 16-17, 2022
– Mont-Blanc International Triathlon: August 20-21, 2022
– Run Mate: September 24-25, 2022
– Nice-Cannes Alpes-Maritimes Marathon: October 30, 2022
– 20km of Geneva by Genève Aéroport: November 6, 2022


Within the communication and marketing department, you will work in close collaboration with the press, media and digital relations managers in order to assist them in all aspects of their missions, namely: relations with the press, the media, influencers, management social networks and websites, management of all promotion and recruitment actions (digital or not), database and CRM management, production and distribution of media content.

Note: this function requires travel to national and international events. You will need to be available to work during the weekends of these events.

Your main tasks are:

Content production and distribution
– E-mailing: drafting and distribution of newsletters/recruitment emailing
– Translation of content from English to French, or from French to English on all marketing and communication media (websites, newsletters, social networks, etc.)
– French and English website: support for the management of editorial, photo and video content using the CMS
– Support for writing press kits and programs for press trips
– Social networks: management of social network pages, creation of content to recruit participants, planning, publication, analysis of statistics, etc.

Platform updates
– Uploading content to the media platform (Dropbox)
– CRM (Arenametrix): management and updating of database contacts, list management

– Support for the recruitment of groups (companies, sports clubs, etc.) by email, telephone or physical appointments
– Preparation and organization of promotional tours
– Support for the management of online contests
– Digital marketing: support for the implementation and monitoring of all digital marketing actions (launch of campaigns, monitoring, reporting, analysis)
– Prospecting new media and influencers

– Support for the management of communication service providers
– Social media management
– Support for press trips (influencers and journalists)
– Participation in the marketing and communication report
– Support in the compilation of media coverage (press articles, social networks)

NB: This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to perform other tasks


– Be an EU or Swiss national or have an appropriate work permit
– Fluency in French and English is essential
– Excellent writing skills
– Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and able to communicate effectively internally and externally
– Good knowledge of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Strava, etc.)
– Strong interest in digital
– Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs essential (knowledge of Mac beneficial)
– Good knowledge of graphic design software is a plus.
– Excellent organizational and time management skills
– Motivated, creative, curious, flexible personality with an eye for detail
– Ability to work alone and in a team
– Interest in outdoor sports, especially running and triathlon
– Compulsory driving license


– Monthly allowance: 800CHF (gross before any deduction for federal and state taxes, insurance)
– 10 days of paid vacation on the basis of a 6-month internship
– Advantages: OC Sport bears the full cost of the CFF half-fare. This card entitles you to a 50% reduction on all Swiss public transport (to benefit from a CFF card, you must live in Switzerland)
– Office hours are between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Some periods will require working evenings and weekends
– Travel and accommodation expenses are covered for authorized business trips, in accordance with applicable policies

> Send an email with your application in French (CV and cover letter) to:

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