Diplo is looking for a communications and fundraising officer to join the team working on the Geneva Internet Platform project, an initiative of the Swiss authorities.
The hire will work closely with the policy team on more visible presence in International Geneva, more impactful communication, media outreach and ultimately fundraising. This will involve interactions with permanent missions, international organisations, civil and tech society, and business stakeholders in Geneva and beyond.
Diplo staff operate in an agile and dynamic working environment. We are looking for a new highly-motivated colleague who can bring fresh inputs, take initiative in proposing and proactively re-evaluate existing solutions. We look for the following experience and skills:
Excellent networking skills
Interest in digital policy and internet governance
Experience with fundraising
Fluency in English and excellent and clear writing skills
Ability to work independently and under pressure
Initiative and willingness to make mistakes
Wants to work with a purpose
Ready to experiment with new technologies and willingness to learn
At least 3 years of post-university work experience
The following skills would be a strong plus:
Fluency in French
Fluency in another UN official language
Solid network in Geneva and globally - especially in the field of digital policy issues
Established contacts with the media
Deep knowledge of digital policy
Candidates of Global South countries nationality are strongly encouraged to apply.
The applicant must be based in Switzerland, within commuting distance from Geneva. Presence in the office every day will not be required. A valid work permit for non-Swiss citizens is a must.
The position will be 80 - 100 percent.
How to apply:
Please send your CV to Tereza Horejsova at email@example.com
The recruitment process will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.