Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Full time

About EDGE Strategy

EDGE Strategy is a dynamic, global and mission-driven organization, committed to closing the gender gap in the workplace. EDGE Strategy is the commercial arm of the EDGE Certified Foundation and its aim is to prepare organizations for the EDGE Certification, the global leading standard for workplace gender equality.

EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality and is distinguished by its rigor and focus on business impact. EDGE Certification has been designed to help companies not only create an optimal workplace for women and men, but also benefit from it. Its methodology uses a business, workforce analytics approach that incorporates benchmarking, metrics and accountability into the process.

EDGE Certification’s diverse customer base consists of 200 large organizations in 37 countries across five continents, representing 24 different industries and encompassing more than one million employees. Organizations that are certified include SAP, IKEA, L’Oréal, UNICEF, the World Bank, the European Central Bank, Firmenich, Zurich Financial Services and Pictet, among many others.

About the role

Are you a dynamic and creative professional, passionate about Gender Equality in the Workplace?

The person in this role will support the marketing and communications activities of EDGE Strategy, including nurturing a consistent and impactful EDGE brand in the market and with clients and partners.


  • Organize, write and publish content on social media channels
  • Develop and maintain EDGE relevant conference and news calendar, as well as a media contact database
  • Maintain the EDGE brand guidelines to ensure consistent and unified look and feel with all company activities
  • Develop advertising, marketing and communications material, including for media release, events and client initiatives
  • Engage closely with client advisory colleagues to help collate, share and communicate leading practices and client case studies
  • Monitor the international gender equality in the workplace debate and major news announcements on the topic and share with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop a range of collaterals, such as client literature, press releases, social media posts, interview briefing sheets and EDGE website content to support internal and external communication.

Key Measurements of Success

  • Increase in number of Followers on EDGE Social Media.
  • Increase in number of page views and time spent on the EDGE website
  • Number of successful marketing campaigns launched with EDGE clients
  • Number of contacts transformed into clients

Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree in business administration, marketing, communications, media studies, sustainability or a related field
  • Interest in working in a client-service driven organization and culture
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of communications, marketing, public relations, and related tools and software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in written and spoken English
  • Creative and professional writing
  • Research, editing and proofreading skills with attention to detail
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite)
  • Ability to manage time and work independently
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment, and learn and apply new skills in the context of a fast-paced organizational agenda and ambitious organizational objectives
  • Strong understanding of sustainability topics and what Gender Equality in the workplace means in this context.


We require a valid permit to work in Switzerland for this position.

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