Working in the outdoor sports industry in Annecy

Annecy, its lake and its mountains are a remarkable playground for all outdoor sports. This area is also home to major outdoor sports brands that offer many jobs in this professional sector.

The major sports brands in Annecy

If you want to come and live in Annecy and have experience or professional training in the sports industries, you will easily find a job. Some of the major sports brands have establishments, design offices or production plants in Annecy: Salomon, Oakley, Millet, Patagonia, Impex, SNC, Rollerblade, Eider, Fusalp, The North Face, Nordica, Quicksilver and Billabong.

To combine business with pleasure, you can also practice many sports in the Annecy basin. More information on sports activities in Annecy.

You can also attend major sporting events such as: the Tour de France cycling race, the High Five Festival, the Corporate Games, the Salomon Greenweez Maxi Race, the World Trail Championships, the Biathlon World Cup.

Themain figures for the outdoor sports sector in Greater Annecy :

  • 104 companies,
  • 2,178 jobs,
  • 1.3 billion euros in turnover.

The Outdoor Sports Valley association

This association is in charge of the development and promotion of the economic cluster of companies specialising in outdoor sports. This network is also committed to promoting sports practices that respect the natural mountain environment. Born in 2010 in Annecy, this organisation now covers the whole of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region and neighbouring Switzerland with more than 460 outdoor sports players.

This community creates a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that allows the creation of new businesses and why not yours?

Indeed, since 2016, the Outdoor Sport Valley association has set up a centre called Annecy Base Camp for start-ups, specialising in supporting business creation.

The Outdoor Sport Valley association is located at 12 rue du Pré Faucon 74940 AnnecyTel: 04 50 67 53 91

You will have access to a human resources platform that offers numerous job and internship opportunities. More than a thousand profiles are also available to companies to facilitate recruitment. You can submit your CV online. It will be consulted by the many companies that are members of the association.

In terms of professional training, OSV offers an internship forum in November, organised in the form of a speed meeting, so that companies can exchange with students of the three bachelor’s degrees trained in sports professions in the Annecy area.

If you prefer to train indoors, consult the list of sports halls in Annecy