Open position
Senior PR & Communication Specialist

We’re looking for a Senior PR & Communication Specialist to support the projects’ development of IBSA Foundation and Corporate Communication that will further raise and build across the German and French part of Switzerland. 

Activities and Responsibilities:  
  • Creation and implementation of the PR strategy for IBSA Foundation projects in the German and French speaking part of Switzerland
  • Manage PR activities; coordinating press events and mailings, editing special data-led reports, coming up with ideas for campaign activities, helping coordinate and deliver on partnership programs
  • Initiate and execute out of the box PR activities and events or stories
  • Develop projects with (social) influencers and key opinion leaders
  • Organization of local events, press conferences for journalists or corresponding activities for influencers
  • Identify, press opportunities and platforms to integrate IBSA Foundation projects and contributing to increase share of voice and visibility of the brand IBSA in the German speaking part of Switzerland
  • Utilize own existing strong network within the Swiss media landscape, establishing and maintaining close relationships with Swiss journalists and influencers

The ideal candidate:
  • has at least 5 years’ experience of either agency or in-house PR in the German speaking part of Switzerland and is looking to broaden his or her experience as part of Corporate communication’s in-house PR team
  • has a scientific degree or a degree in public relations or mass communications  
  • has developed a broad network within Swiss media and press of the German part of Switzerland
  • has a deep interest in scientific dissemination, cultural, art and educational activities    
  • has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • is responsible and takes ownership of the assigned tasks
  • is open, approachable, with winning personality with diplomatic skills
  • is creative, self-motivated and proactive. Always-on mentality is essential
  • is a team player and able to work in close collaboration with others to achieve common goals
  • is detail-oriented, well-organized and used to simultaneously handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Language’s requirements:
  • German language and Swiss German at the mother tongue level is a must
  • Italian, French and English skills at professional level

Work location
IBSA Institut Biochimique SA,  Lugano, Ticino, Svizzera.


Business unit
Corporate Communication & CSR

Ai sensi degli articoli n°1 L.903/77 e n°4 L.125/91 questo annuncio e diretto a candidati dell'uno e dell'altro sesso.