Sophie Villard

Sophie Villard

Communication Manager - Freeride Word Tour

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DEAR MALAKYE TEAM My name is Sophie Villard, I am 25 years old, from Annecy, France. ABOUT MY WORK FWT Management SA, based in Lausanne-Switzerland, is organizing world-class sports events in mountain resorts and regions since 1996. Founder of “Xtreme Verbier” - iconic event in freeride skiing & snowboarding, FWT Management SA has taken the stand-alone Xtreme Verbier event to create in 2008 Freeride World Tour (FWT), Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ), and a Freeride Skiing Team Competition (Swatch Skiers Cup) with events in Europe, North America, South America and Oceania. FWT Management SA is the sole and exclusive organizer of the above mentioned events. www.freerideworldtour.com In my job as "Communication Manager" I'm responsible for: - communication/PR strategies - communication/PR budget - managing the PR department (PR and TV distribution agencies x7) - delivering communication reports/collecting media coverage - press relations/media partnerships - press trips/press days - press releases/presskit - photo and video content use/request WHY CHANGE? I love my job, but after 4 years it's time for me to look for a new challenge in order to progress my career, and personally. FURTHERMORE My passion for sports and human relations naturally led me to work in the communication sector and in an environment that I truly appreciate. I am very active in the lifestyle scene and thanks to my current job a good knowledge of the target group. I'm an outdoor enthusiast team player and dynamic person by nature and I'm sure I will bring all the required skills packed with the right motivation and know-how.

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