ITU seeks Sport Department Intern

by ITU Admin on 25 Aug, 2017 08:22

ITU is seeking an intern for its Sport Department in Lausanne, Switzerland to assist with administrative activities, as well as administering databases and events.


Function: Intern
Activity level: 100%
Location: Lausanne
Period: 20-Sept. to 20-Dec (3 months)
Compensation: to be discussed

• Provide administrative support to the ITU Sport Department
• Administer ITU sanctioned events
• Administer ITU Sport Department and ITU Development related databases
• Coordinate meetings and Skype conference calls
• Contribute generally to the work of the ITU


Sport Administration
• Athletes’ database update
• Skype Conference Call coordination and Minutes recording – Events/Technical Delegates
• Inventory shipment

Technical Operations
• TOs newsletter information coordination
• Technical Delegate/Assistant Technical Delegate information package at Continental level

• Classification check on Paratriathlon entries and follow-up on temporary classification
• Administrative support (update of the document “ITU Approved Paratriathlon Impairment Adaptations on Bicycles”)

• Development database management
• Filing for development projects
• Certification management
• Updates (archive) on

• Assist the Administration in the Lausanne Office

• Experience in administration
• Knowledge of sport and the Olympic movement
• Strong work ethic and attention to quality and detail
• Precision, speed and accuracy in performing tasks
• Ability to filter information and assess priorities
• Working in a small close-knit team environment
• Sense of confidentiality
• Good knowledge of office management software (all Microsoft Office) and IT tools (SharePoint)
• Fluent in English - good knowledge of French will be an advantage

The candidate has to be Swiss national or holder of a valid residence permit for Switzerland for the duration of the internship.

Please send your CV and covering letter to
Deadline to apply: 4th of September.

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