Dorothée Fournier


Professional Status

Open to opportunities

About Me

Doctoral student at the Grenoble Alpes University and financed by the Labex Item (Innovation and Mountain Territories), I'm related with the Sport and social environment Lab (SENS - EA 3742) and with Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes (LARHRA - UMR 5190). My researches revolve around the History of sports in mountain territory, social and cultural innovations, social Psychology and recreational sports through the prism of sustainable Development. I have a strong capacity of adaptation connected with a career which allowed me to be active and to obtain results. I spend 7 years managing the tourist office in Bourg d'Oisans. Master's degree in Economy in leisures and sports (Grenoble 2002), Master's degree in contemporary History (Grenoble, 2001), holder of a State Certified Sports Instructor in Alpine skiing (2000).



Labex Item - Grenoble Alpes University
Since May 2013
  • THESIS (current project) : "Construction of a sports and leisure territory, redefining Oisans from 1960 up until today".

    Direction : Michaël ATTALI - Professor of Sports History and professor of Education sciences, manager of the VIP&S lab, Rennes 2 - associated researcher at the SENS lab, UFRAPS, Grenoble Alpes University, member of the Labex Item.

    Co-direction : Anne-Marie GRANET-ABISSET - Professor of contemporary History, Grenoble Alpes University, assistant manager of the LARHRA Lab in Grenoble. Team manager of the group "Society, Economy, Territories", member of the Labex Item.

Internal communications manager

Oisans Tourisme
August 2012 to April 2013
  • Internal communication of the structure : presentation of the missions and the actions of Oisans Tourisme. Watch and information search targeting the public and socio-professional players to draft and fill various media supports: print, web, press relationships.
  • Watch and update different websites,, and edition.
  • Involvment in professional workshops and tourist document swap and document managing.
  • Personalised accompanying of touristic structures in their use with the database APIDAE database (ex-SITRA), managing APIDAE database informations for Oisans Tourism.


Le Dauphiné Libéré
2011 to 2014
  • Report the current events about Oisans and particularly Bourg d'Oisans.
  • Collect information from various publics (culture and sports associations, individuals, public entities, companies). Be a force of proposals.
  • Target subjects : The Ecrins national park (some articles appeared in departmental pages), environment, sustainable development, school life, municipal action, portraits.

Commercial attachée

Dorothée Fournier
August 2011 to November 2011
  • Commercial approach and selling advertising space to local merchants
  • Design adversiting inserts (photoshop)
  • Coordinate various partners wishes and expects.

Field interviewer

Côté Clients
January 2012
  • Interview novice to confirmed skiers for a mass-distribution store.

Ski and Snowboard instructor

Ecole du ski français Les Deux Alpes ski school
Since December 1996
  • Teach several French, English and Spanish-speaking a sport containing a strong technicality
  • Lead and animate a group


Bourg d'Oisans Tourist office
September 2004 to April 2011
  • Elaborate and implement local touristic policy
  • Promote Oisans as an attractive destination by organizing events and communication actions

Sports event manager

Oisans Tourisme
April 2003 to June 2003
  • Organize Mountain bike international and national events
  • Develop parterships and canvass partners
  • Organize various medium supports in relation with communication agency (flyers...)
  • Set up the safety device
  • Coordinate safety device partners


Bourg d'Oisans Tourist Office
April 2003 to June 2003
  • Receive, identify and orient visitors. Inform on services and on the area and update information.

Activities manager

Bourg d'Oisans Tourist Office
July 2003 to September 2003
  • Develop and apply the activities program in close cooperation with the local partners.
  • Manage the team, and work with the volunteers

Territorial agent regarding "physical activity and sports"

Régional council Rhône-Alpes
June 2001 to September 2001
  • Set up the conventions signed between the Region and the sports Leagues
  • Conceive an informatic database


Master's degree in Economy of sports and leisure activities fields

Pierre Mendès-France, Université de Grenoble, St Martin d'Hères
September 2001 to September 2002

Correspondence Course

Master's degree in contemporary History

Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble-St Martin d'Hères
September 2000 to September 2001

Internship report : "Ligne de course, lignes de vies", Les skieurs alpins de haut niveau au sein de la Fédération Française de Ski de 1960 à 2001. Social and Cultural History, under the direction of Professor Anne-Marie Granet-Abisset.

High-level athlete in alpine snowboard

Fédération française de ski
January 1995 to December 2001

Alpine snowboard worldcup tour. Several places on the podium and victories.

National sports instructor's certificate in alpine skiing

National ski and alpinism institute (ENSA) Chamonix


  • Organization of conferences on topical issues.
  • Board member from may 2015 to may 2016.
  • Member of the Press and Media Grenoble and Isere Club since 2012.
  • Ski, ski touring, snowboard, mountain hiking, running.
  • Conservatory, Obervatory, Laboratory of Grenoble Olympic Games