In short

We are looking for a Freelance Community and Events Specialist to join the French Marketing Team and drive the local market initiatives in Paris - creating meaningful relationships and partnerships that position On at the heart of the running community in Paris. You will be responsible for local community initiatives and event delivery - helping grow On's fan base and connection with runners. You are a true brand ambassador, consistently driving engagement with the brand and are deeply connected to what is happening within our community. The role reports into the French Marketing Lead and will work cross-functionally with Marketing, Tech Rep, Event and D2C teams.

Your Mission

  • Connect and ignite the brand with run crews, clubs and groups - creating relationships as an authentic part of their communities

  • Connect with the ambassador program (R/O/C Crew in Paris) and create activation within their communities

  • Own our local initiatives and programs with key charity and social partners that help ignite the power of the human spirit - helping make running accessible to all and giving people the space to dream

  • Own and deliver all key event logistics, programming and activation within the market - from On events such as SquadRace to sponsored races, expos and conceptual brand moments

  • Work closely with the marketing team to create event concepts, programming and execution within brand spaces and community hubs

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Your story

  • Highly engaged and connected member of the running community in Paris Area

  • A deep understanding of running culture and an expert on Paris’s clubs, crews and running groups

  • An understanding of what it takes to build and grow a community - with first hand experience

  • Experience in event planning and execution - from a running race to entertainment / hospitality

  • You thrive when you don’t have all the answers, you work tirelessly and autonomously in order to turn ideas into reality

  • Responsible, resilient and adaptable, you take pride in your ability to manage a wide range of projects while always delivering the WOW

  • You like things to run smoothly – and with your organizational skills, they always do

  • Inherently trustworthy, you believe that the best way to build a lasting relationship is by treating others as you'd want to be treated

  • Articulate and eloquent, you're completely comfortable when it comes to crafting a message in French

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About the Team

We’re the friends who show you where to find city adventures, the run crew captain who won’t let you slow into the finish, the trail runner who pushes you to the summit to soak up the sunrise. We love getting to know our community and finding out what they want and need. We’re always looking for new, interesting ways to communicate our products - so if you have an idea that could be our new secret weapon, speak up and run with it (literally)!

We’re big thinkers and change-makers, constantly reinventing how we do things - questioning the status quo and finding new ideas to try as inspiration strikes us.

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What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.

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What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.

Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.

Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone. We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.