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ROBIN FASEL


Trilingual entrepreneur with 4 years of sports writing for renown media and 6 years in business development and management with a bachelor thesis focused on TAG Heuer’s football sponsorship strategy.

DEGREES
Bachelor of Science, HES-SO in Business Administration (bilingual), School of Management Fribourg, Switzerland

LANGUAGES: French, English, German

WORK EXPERIENCE
TOTAL YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 6

Founder/Freelance Sports Writer, Boxing Day Media, Switzerland      

  • Accountable for writing high quality sports content for renowned publications in Switzerland and abroad
  • Executed the analysis and critical reporting on current international sporting themes such as the impacts of sport on society and the digital trends that shape the international sports ecosystem
  • Covered major sporting events such as Premier League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and Soccerex; produce exclusive reports in New York, Miami, Paris, Berlin, Manchester, Hamburg and Reykjavik among others
  • Created visual content for the agency website, corporate newsletters and social media to promote the brand as well as its publications
  • Member of the International Sport Press Association (AIPS) and the Mérite sportif fribourgeois committee

Administrative Manager Assistant, Hôpital Daler, Fribourg, Switzerland

  • Provided a comprehensive administrative service in a reputable century-old private clinic which is responsible for more than 5 000 hospitalisations per year
  • Managed and coordinated debtor and creditor payments and prepared statistical reports to monitor finances
  • Introduced improved quality plans for all administrative processes

Marketing Project Officier (volunteer), Neuchâtel Xamax FCS, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

  • Developed a strategy aiming at enabling the club to produce and publish exclusive content on its digital media channels in an efficient and cost-saving manner
  • Put forward the concept of “Xamax TV” and outlined it to club executives

Founder/Editor-in-Chief (volunteer), FOOTBALL INTEGRAL (online sporting blog), Switzerland

  • Founded an online sports blogging website and managed a team of 5 volunteer writers
  • Composed articles, designed the website and developed an exclusive print magazine for 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • Served as a radio and TV expert

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Written feature articles for reference media including Le Temps, le magazine L’ÉQUIPE, SO FOOT, Le Matin Dimanche, Le Matin,, SEPT.info
  • Exchanged with Media and PR Managers of well-known football clubs such as Liverpool FC, Borussia Dortmund, Everton and Southampton FC
  • Received the prize for the best bachelor thesis in Marketing from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
  • Awarded the Young talent scholarship from Fondation Vincent Merkle

SPORTS ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Competed 6 years at a semi-professional level in Switzerland – FC Fribourg and FC Bull

SKILLS: Business Development, Content Creation, Digital Media, Marketing, Sponsorship

SPORTS: Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Ice Hockey, Motor Sports

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