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 the team, as well as to the Regional Director, South Europe and AMESA. The role includes diary management and planning, making travel arrangements, managing correspondence and other day-to-day operations.

Job Title: Office Assistant, France
Location: Paris
Working Hours: Part time –30 hours/week (full time equivalent 35 hours/week) – working days to be agreed

In addition, this post will play a lead role in providing administrative, executive and logistical support to the MSC’s operations in France and will support the team with Customer Relationship Manager (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 of prior experience in an equivalent or similar role;
  • Have excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Be able to communicate in French and English (both written and spoken);
  • Have a high level of proficiency with IT;
  • Be able to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects;
  • Be able to work independently, show initiative and manage activities within budget.

Who are we?

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 program, well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the marketplace, through the leadership of our partners. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing more than 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

If this has inspired you, we’d love to hear from you!

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

August 16, 2021 at 9:00am (BST)
The MSC is committed to flexible working. All MSC France based employees are currently working remotely, and we would expect to continue to offer some flexibility as restrictions are lifted.

The MSC is committed to the principles of equality and fairness and we welcome applications from all communities.  We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, race, colour, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and need reasonable adjustments made during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know how we can help you.
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