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Communications Assistant Olympic Channel w/ Fluent level of Japanese

Key languages:
Fluent level of English 
Fluent level of Spanish is a plus

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! As a Communication Assistant for the Olympic Channel, you will play a vital role in supporting the communications department by promoting the overall brand awareness, during and after Lausanne 2020 and Tokyo 2020 publicize its programming and encourage engagement across its platforms by facing with media and internal/external stakeholders in a digital environment.

The Olympic Channel is a digital-first, multiplatform global Olympic media entity, where fans can experience the power of sport and the Olympic Movement all year round. The primary objectives of the Olympic Channel are the following:

- Provide a platform for the continuous exposure of Olympic sports and athletes beyond the Olympic Games period and help create anticipation while providing opportunities to "re-live the experience" after the Games
- Continuously highlight the relevance of the Olympic Movement's ideals to the challenges of today's world
- Provide a platform for sharing the IOC's very rich patrimonial assets and archives with the world and create additional value and content for the IOC archives
- As a matter of priority, engage the young generations around the world using methods that are relevant to them, building understanding, entertainment and education.

The Olympic Channel team is composed of experienced broadcast professionals and innovative content-producers working out of two main bases of operation. The commercial and distribution departments are located at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the technical and production units operate out of Madrid, Spain.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist with consumer-facing advisories, releases and event previews publicizing the Channel's content to global media;
  • Proactively pitch media to secure coverage about the Channel's original programming and live events.
  • Update and expand global and niche media list, monitor media coverage and compile press clippings;
  • Assist with event planning for media events such as screenings and institutional events;
  • Monitor customer service email inbox on a daily basis;
  • Oversee premium items ordering and inventory;
  • Administrative tasks such as ScheduALL input as assigned and needed

Core Skills/experience

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Educational background in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing Communications and/or Journalism
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Friendly and welcoming personality
  • Public-speaking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • “Can-do” attitude

What’s on offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Ticket Restaurant
  • Gym allowance
  • Public transport allowance
  • Insurance package
  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work for the Olympic Games

What will you learn?

  • Unique insights into the Olympic Games in Lausanne 2020 and Tokyo 2020
  • Organisation and prioritization of tasks 
  • Insights into sports broadcasting and content creation
  • To apply strategical and analytical techniques, observing the market structure

Our recruitment process

  • Step 1: Interview with our Recruiter to get to know you better and give you advice on the recruitment process
  • Step 2: Interview with the company's HR department
  • Step 3: Exercise to check creative skills
  • Step 4: Interview with Managers

Don’t be shy! Just ask your recruiter!

Philipp Jaeger:
Junior Recruitment Consultant

Key languages:
German - English
+34 931 222 232
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