Marketing and Communication Manager - SCION Association

Updated: about 2 months ago

60%-80%, Zurich

The SCION Association is a newly born non-profit organization and ETH spinoff facilitating the global adoption of the SCION next-generation Internet to meet the growing requirements for reliability, security, performance, and compliance in the digital economy, fueled by the proliferation of and dependency on interconnected machines, devices and people.

Job description

We are looking for an individual who could independently manage the Association’s communication and marketing activities and will play a critical role in communicating innovations about the next-generation Internet to the global community. On the side, you will also be responsible for some administrative tasks.

You will

  • Drive the implementation of the content strategy
  • Liaise and manage external communication agencies
  • Build, manage and curate the Association’s social and online presence (Website, Linkedin, Twitter, Blog, Newsletter, ...)
  • Write and curate content on SCION and the Association (articles/blogs/updates/press releases)  
  • Organize community events (webinars, SCION Day, …)
  • Act as spokesperson of the Association, coordinating contacts with the press
  • Plan, create, and execute marketing campaigns to expand the Association‘s reach and its potential members

The starting date is as soon as possible. 

Your profile
  • You should be independent and self-driven, and have experience with communication in a technical environment.
  • You bring a proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Furthermore, you enjoy working with people and will rise to meet unforeseen challenges.
  • Ideally, you bring in some of the following skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written English and German communication skills, including the ability to speak in public with good charisma 
    • 3+ years of professional experience in marketing/communications.
    • Experience managing multiple projects in a startup environment and executing in the presence of ambiguity and change
    • Clear copywriting and editing skills.
    • Strong organizational and communication skills.
    • A great attention to detail.
    • Ability to understand network-related products and services, or experience in the space of IT/cybersecurity are a strong plus

Your workplace

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We offer

The SCION Association offers you interesting challenges in the field of cybersecurity. You will be part of a small, young, motivated and international team, and get exposure to the latest developments in the field. 

  • Flexible working hours and location (at our offices in Zurich or Luzern,  and partially remote)
  • A possibility to grow into different roles with higher levels of responsibility.  
  • The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and ambitious start-up team at an exciting time of growth
  • The opportunity to contribute to the possibly biggest evolution of the public Internet since its inception

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We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • References

Further information about the SCION Association can be found on our website   Questions regarding the position should be directed to Nicola Rustignoli, email  (no applications).

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About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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