French Speaking Events Assistant.

England, London
Up to £30000 per annum
21 Jun 2022
19 Jul 2022
clare oliver
Job Title
Industry Sector
Travel & Tourism
Contract Type
Full Time
My clients are a fabulous tourism company based in Holborn. They are looking to recruit a full time Events/PR Assistant who is able to promote French tourism in the UK .
They host a huge arrange of events throughout the year for their visitors and the Event assistant is responsible for the development and delivery of the events programme. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone who enjoys the tourism sector, likes to ski (there will be the opportunity to travel to France, the alps etc). Also the potential to WHF

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Events Manager and Press Officer, ideally with previous PR & Events experience to join our busy PR team
The press officer's role will be based at France offices in London and will be a dual role organising events and handling French ski resorts as an Account Manager.
The ideal candidate should be a dynamic self-starter and should be bilingual in
French and English written and spoken.
A good knowledge of the UK travel industry /media and of the mountain holiday industry is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills in both languages are required. You will enjoy the challenge of working independently.
It is essential that you are able to multi-task and handle projects simultaneously. You
will sit within a press team of 5 and develop a close report with the Head of PR. There will also be the opportunity to travel in the United Kingdom and in
the French mountains

* Tasks
* Liaising with the UK Travel & Ski media and act as go-between with any relevant partners
* Organisation of press trips - from selecting a list of potential contacts, creating a pitch, following up with journalists, logistical arrangements (transport and hotels), organisation of programme in contact with the French destination involved, ensuring article follow-up post trip and budget management.
* Event organisation (e. press launches, awards and lunches) including all aspects of event management
* Basic translation skills
* Basic accounting / budget responsibilities
* Bilingual English/French to native level
* Minimum 1 - 2 years' experience in a PR role is preferred
* Ski/Snowboard Winter sport enthusiast - should be able to ski / snowboard
* Knowledge of ski resorts is a plus
* Experience in organising events
* Great organisational skills and ability to prioritise - essential
* Team player
* Good range of IT skills including Microsoft Office Package

Personal Attributes
*Can strike up a conversation with anyone and a great networker.
*Get to the nitty gritty.
*Loves planning & shows great attention to detail.
*Give great service and deliver memorable events.
*Work well with our awesome team.
*Is self-motivated with a desire to impress.
*Can multi-task and manage several events at once.
If this sounds like you please send over your CV today.

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