Caux Building
Job Offer: Junior Communications Assistant (50%)
Based in Geneva, Switzerland
Monday, 17. December 2018

Junior Communications Assistant

(50%) Based in Geneva, Switzerland

Initiatives of Change Switzerland is an independent officially recognized Swiss foundation, based in three locations in Switzerland: Caux, Geneva and Kriens. It organizes year-round programs and events across Switzerland, specifically in the areas of peacebuilding, reconciliation and ethical leadership through trust building and dialogue facilitation. The Foundation owns a historic landmark in Caux (Caux Palace) where every summer it organizes its flagship event, the Caux Forum, in collaboration with the global initiatives of Change network and its partners.

As a support to the Communications Department, IofC Switzerland is looking for a Communications Assistant (50%), based in Geneva and Caux during the Caux Forum.

If you are passionate about multimedia production, enjoy social media and are ready to work in a dynamic team, we want to hear from you!


Main responsibilities:
  • Support the implementation of the communications strategy
  • Execute the social media strategy of the Foundation across the different channels and accounts: produce content and manage community engagement
  • Assist in the production of audiovisual content for the Foundation’s communications channels (Videos, photos, basic graphic design)
  • Run an inventory and easily accessible archive of photography and video content
  • Assist with the production of communications deliverables (flyers, event marketing tools, etc.)
  • During the Caux Forum assist the Communications team, in particular with Livestreaming
  • Assist with the production of newsletters and different send outs
  • Attend Foundation’s events and ensure their social media coverage


  • French or English mother tongue, excellent command of the other language.
  • BA/BSc or equivalent in Multimedia Production, Communications, Marketing or a related field
  • Recent graduate or 1 or 2 year-experience in Communications/Audio visual production
  • Strong command of Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Lightroom)
  • Photo/video production skills
  • Swiss or valid working permit in Switzerland


Soft Skills:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexible
  • Creative
  • Attentive to detail
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Values-driven


Would be an asset:
  • Knowledge of German
  • Prior IofC experience
  • Knowledge of and interest in International Affairs/Relations


We offer:
  • A great opportunity to learn in an inspiring international environment
  • A highly motivated and supportive team
  • Flexible working time
  • Based in Geneva and in Caux during the Caux Forum


Starting date:

4 February 2019


Send your application to Stephanie Buri, Director of Communications and Knowledge Management at by 13 January 2019 with your resume, a cover letter, your certificates and diplomas and a link to your portfolio if relevant.

Don’t forget to mention “Communications Assistant” in the subject line.

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