Looking for Marketing & Communications Manager (60-80%)

Sophie Känzig • November 2022

The Swiss Digital Initiative (SDI) is an independent, non-profit foundation based in Geneva, founded in 2020 by digitalswitzerland and under the patronage of Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer. The SDI pursues concrete projects with the aim of securing ethical standards and promoting responsible conduct in the digital world. It brings together academia, government, civil society and business to find solutions to strengthen trust in digital technologies and in the actors involved in ongoing digital transformation. In January 2022, SDI launched the world’s first Digital Trust Label.

For our Geneva office, starting as soon as possible / by agreement, we are looking for a: 

Marketing & Communications Manager (60-80%)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and proactive doer and thinker: 

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related fields
  • At least 3 years of professional experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner who works independently, acts proactively 
  • Interest and knowledge of new technologies and its ethical implications
  • English or French / German as native language, proficient in spoken and written English

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and executing communications strategy
  • Writing, coordinating and sending press releases
  • Developing and coordinating all printed communication materials
  • Creating content related to our activities for social media, newsletters, website and more
  • General project management and support for all ongoing projects and activities
  • Offering recommendations and insights  based on data from our channels as well as monitoring of performance
  • Leading all communication related activities such as annual reports, Christmas cards, event promotion, presentations and more
  • Support in the organization of various presentations and events, including identifying speakers and invitees, preparing invitations and providing relevant information to invitees

We offer you a flexible workplace in the heart of Geneva with the possibility to work remotely. From day one you can work independently, you will be able to further develop your skills and professional network, take on responsibility, contribute your individual strengths, master interesting challenges and support in building a new organization with a purposeful mission.

If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV, a letter of motivation including a brief statement of purpose describing what you expect from the position and your availability to Nicolas Zahn, Senior Project Manager: nicolas@sdi-foundation.org. We look forward to receiving your application until Monday, 5 December 2022, (incoming applications will be considered on an ongoing basis).