Representative in France

Location: France

We are looking for a Representative in France to attract French investments to the Basel Area.


  • 50-70 %, mandate-based
  • Act as the official representative of Basel Area Business & Innovation in France
  • Outreach to companies that are potentially interested in investing in the Basel region, based on targets jointly prepared with Basel Area Business & Innovation
  • Provide these companies and individuals with information on the Basel economic area and support them during their decision-making process
  • Build and manage a strong pipeline of promising prospects and leads
  • Monitor and maintain on a regular basis ongoing contacts with these companies and individuals (systematic and structured follow-ups)
  • Organize roadshows, business events and company meetings in France in collaboration with the Basel Area Business & Innovation office
  • Liaise with the Swiss Business Hub in France with regard to investment promotion activities
  • Establish and maintain contact with potential multipliers (Big 4, consultants, lawyers, chambers of commerce, etc.) with the goal to generate new leads
  • Provide regular updates to Basel Area Business & Innovation and participate on occasional working sessions in Switzerland (2-3 days per year)


  • Fluency in French and English, German is an advantage
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and business development skills
  • Several years of experience in Investment Promotion is a big plus
  • Existing contacts with decision makers in innovative French technology companies and corresponding networks, as well as excellent skills in network building and network development
  • Preference is given to candidates with profound knowledge of both the French and Swiss business and cultural environment, and the Basel Area
  • Loyal, transparent and reliable
  • Some travel required