Communications Assistant

MCH Group AG

  • Veröffentlicht:

    08 November 2022
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  • Sprache:

    Englisch, Deutsch

Your responsibilities

Communications Assistant

Our Basel fair brings the international artworld together.

Art Basel

Art Basel stages the world's premier art shows for modern and contemporary works, sited in Basel, Miami Beach, Hong Kong and Paris. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating galleries, the artworks on display and the parallel content programming produced in collaboration with the local institutions. In addition to ambitious stands featuring leading galleries from around the globe, each show's singular exhibition sectors and artistic events spotlight the latest developments in the visual arts, offering visitors new ideas, new inspiration and new contacts in the artworld.

We seek for our premises in Basel, Switzerland, an enthusiastic, highly organised, and driven personality to join our Communications team as

Communications Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Communications team working across all Art Basel shows (Basel, Miami Beach, Hong Kong and Paris) as well as global projects and digital initiatives. You will be instrumental in helping deliver high impact media campaigns and act as a first point of contact for press enquiries. You will organize and manage the press office by providing all-round support and assist in organizing press events, media conferences and press trips.

  • Support Communications team in delivering press campaigns around Art Basel's shows and other initiatives
  • Support Communications team in daily running of the press office, providing all-round administrative support (database, press clippings archive, updates to website and intranet)
  • Assist in organizing press engagement events, including media conferences, press trips etc.
  • Manage distribution of Art Basel press releases and monitor and circulate press clippings internally
  • Draft engaging copy for press texts, website etc.
  • Set up and facilitate meetings with PR agencies and other internal and external stakeholders and collaborators
  • Prepare digital press kits
  • Lead on the press accreditation process for Art Basel shows and press events
  • Deliver media partner benefits
  • Act as first point of contact for press and handle enquiries per email or phone (in German and English)
  • Provide ongoing support and development of the Art Basel website

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in an art-related field or in communications preferred
  • Experience of working in PR or in a busy office environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Native or near-native command of German and English (written and spoken), French and other languages advantageous
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Salesforce; knowledge of project management and CRM software desirable
  • Experience in administrative duties and office management
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage a large number of projects simultaneously, strong organizational skills

What to expect? Flexible working hours, a modern infrastructure, good social security, appealing benefits and a dynamic environment. You will find more information on the MCH Group here.


If you have any questions or would like further information please contact Delphine Riegel, Talent Acquisition Manager, Write an email. Please upload your application through this page. Applications by e-mail won't be taken in consideration. Thank you very much.


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