Office Assistant, France

We’re looking for an Office Assistant for our office in Paris. You'll provide support to the Program Director France and his team, as well as to the Regional Director South Europe and AMESA, including diary management and planning, making travel arrangements, managing correspondence and other day-to-day operations.

In addition, this post will play a lead role in providing administrative, executive and logistical support to the MSC's operations in France and support the team with CRM data management.  The post holder will also focus on office management activities in France: this includes liaising with the landlord, IT and telephone service suppliers, cleaning services, mail and office utilities, and administrative support.   

Who are you?

You will: 

  • Be able to demonstrable a track record with prior experience in an equivalent or transferable role;  
  • Have excellent organizational skills to forward plan with meticulous attention to detail; 
  • Be able to communicate in both French and English (both written and spoken); 
  • Have the ability to manage relationships, both internally and externally, and at all levels; 
  • Have a high level of proficiency with IT particularly with standard Microsoft Office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat) and desirably with MS Sharepoint, CRM databases and mailing list management;
  • Be able to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects;
  • Be able to work independently, show initiative and manage activities within budget.
The MSC's vision is for the world's oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our internationally-recognised certification and ecolabeling programme well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of our partners.  Critically, other fisheries are incentivised to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC programme and over 1200 documented improvements to the way our oceans are being fished have been recorded. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.
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Language: English
Date of issue: 18 February 2020

To apply

Please email the following information in English to

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and right to work information; and
  • A copy of your current CV

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. The subject of your email should read: Office Assistant, France.

Closing date

1 February, 2021 at 9:00am (GMT)



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