Copywriter - Native English

Help us to create concepts, write texts and design consistent content

Job summary

Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) makes knowledge accessible everywhere, anytime, and to anyone through an interactive and personalized learning experience. We aim to bridge the gap between education, science, and business, and empower the next generation of leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. SIT focuses on the Strategic Research Domains of quantum technology, advanced materials, AI, deep learning, and cybersecurity. Working with us is a unique chance to contribute to a socially useful project and an excellent opportunity for personal growth in the international educational organization.

We are looking for a local PR Specialist / part-time 50%.

Location: Switzerland

Start date: TBD

Duties and responsibilities

  • Establish relationships and work with local journalists and media (strong Swiss-German thinking)
  • Contact journalist, editor, and media in general in Switzerland
  • Together with senior corporate and event manager organize promotions of events and marketing support for communications initiatives with all media in Switzerland
  • Communicate and collaborate with journalists, influencers, communities, and world-class speakers in Switzerland
  • Create and maintain a favorable public image for SIT by communicating programs, accomplishments and/or points of view in cooperation with senior corporate and event manager
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests and hand them over to the senior corporate and event manager of SIT
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising on an ongoing basis for Switzerland

Qualifications & experience

  • Former journalist (preferred)
  • Have a wide local network of journalists and media in Switzerland
  • Experience developing content for PR and events
  • Hands-on approach with very strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working collaboratively and remotely in a widely distributed team
  • Fluent in Swiss German; additional languages are desirable

Contact

Interested in this position? Please send your application to Bojana Milosevic, hr@sit.org. Please find more information about SIT on our website.

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