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HR & Investor relations intern

HR & Investor Relations Intern

As part of a small team that sells skis to riders in over 30 countries, the intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, international environment and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of Investor Relations and HR.  We are offering a young and exciting environment to work in, with all the challenges of a growing business in sporting goods.

Faction is unique as a modern company.  We have over 400 shareholders, each unique, and each deserving attention and support.  You will be helping Faction to communicate with current and potential Investors, ensuring they are up to date with the company’s growth, current investment opportunities and any special investor offers.  To do this effectively you will need to put scalable email and tracking capabilities into place. We have the excitement, the stories, and the heros. What we need in this role is someone who is organized, who is fluent in SaaS-based tools, who loves planning, numbers, and strives to near-perfection.


You will also be helping to make sure that our HR systems are where they need to be.  You will be expected to not just set up these processes and automations but also to get stuck in with the day to day runnings of HR, for example helping write job descriptions and particularly in ensuring that managers and employees are doing their parts to ensure a strong feedback loop.


The internship is full time running between 3 months and a year in length, and will be based in our London (Shoreditch) office.

Requirements

  • Fluent in English (French and/or German would be a plus)
  • Extremely organised
  • Working toward a university degree
  • Comfortable using new technologies & software, particularly web-based tools
  • Basic excel skills (you should know what lookups and pivot tables are)
  • Great communicator
  • A ‘startup’ mentality – things get done because you make them happen

Compensation

You will receive one full Faction set-up, plus a monthly contribution to living costs, for year long internships we also try and get you out to our HQ in Verbier for some skiing.

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We believe that people are demanding more from their products - their skis, their clothes, everything they use.  Not just marketing guff - quality craftsmanship, heart and soul we can relate to.  And sharing it all with friends.

From a few skis in a run of 190 pairs back then, today our skis, jackets and films have won over 100 awards and more importantly we are shipping 24,000 skis in 2017-18 for riders in 35 countries.  

Online, we work with personalities, with great stories and in doing so we hope to inspire everyone to get out and ride. We are obsessed with progression, making our products better each year, and so we invest in giving the best to our fans and retail partners.

As a result, our sales have grown an average of over 50% over the past five years.  We believe that buyers' appetite for quality continues to grow and are working to earn that kind of growth rate for years to come.  

We bring a commitment to growing our team both professionally and personally, as well.  For those of us creating this little company with ambitions to excite fans everywhere, it's a dream job.  It's also intense, with long hours on the road, in the workshop, online and on-snow.  We operate with an ethos of trust, being different, taking responsibility, and we respect the Collective. 

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