France Office Manager Internship
We are looking for a person who would be excited to work and live in the heart of Provence, France for 6 months starting May 2020. This is a great resume-building opportunity; working with DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co. will set you apart from the crowd and give you first-hand experience in an international setting.
This position is an administrative role, providing support to our French and Iberia based team, with a focus on tour preparations, setting up departures, and providing ongoing support to the Operations Manager such as general office management and light bookkeeping tasks.
- Prepare tour material for guides including arrival reports, maps, gear, etc.
- Manage gear inventory
- Manage checking in and out of tours
- General administrative tasks such as shipping, managing files and documents, and general errands
- Reserve flights, trains, and cars for guides and staff
- Clean and organize the office
- Maintain all binders and gear kits (picnics, 1st Aid, etc.)
- Manage light bookkeeping for our US and French entities
- Offer coordination and organizational support to the France Operation manager, including but not limited to:
- Drafting of correspondence
- Organization and coordination of annual guide training
Qualifications and Experience:
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize under pressure
- Ability to problem-solve and work independently as well as with a team
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Superior computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe, and web-based applications
- Previous international travel planning experience preferred
- Fluency in French and English
This is an entry-level position and a part-time role (30 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday). Included in the internship will be a visa, flights to France, housing, and monthly pay. Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DuVine Bike Tour Guides
DuVine is always seeking new guides to lead our guests on unforgettable cycling vacations all over the world. Whether giving a history lesson on the region, leading a scenic ride, maintaining our bikes, or preparing a picnic, our guides play an essential role in ensuring that our guests are happy.
We pride ourselves on recruiting guides who are compelling, genuine, charismatic leaders, tireless in their pursuit to create memorable experiences. They must be logistical masters who can juggle everything from fine-tuning a derailleur to communicating our guests’ dietary preferences at restaurants—and always with poise and grace.
Currently, we are only accepting applications for guiding in the U.S. and Europe.
To be considered, you must:
- Be fluent in English and the language of the country in which you wish to guide
- Be knowledgeable about the country where you wish to guide, including its cuisine, wine, history, and culture
- Bike confidently
- Have general familiarity with bike mechanics such as fixing a flat, installing pedals, adjusting handlebar stems, and tuning gears
- Have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record; in Europe, you must be able to drive a manual transmission (stick shift)
If you’re as comfortable with introducing our guests to world-class cuisine and wine pairings as you are with paving the way for tough climbs and sharing cycling tips, please complete our bike tour guide application. We hire guides from November–February, and again in May–July for the upcoming travel season.
General Internship Inquiries
If you have a passion for cycling and outdoor sports, an interest in the adventure travel industry, are excited about the prospect of working for a small business, and are seeking the opportunity to acquire new skills, we welcome your resume at email@example.com.