We are looking for a Project & Research Coordinator (80%-100%) - Application closed

Young Faul-Kim • June 2023


The Swiss Digital Initiative (SDI) is an independent, non-profit foundation based in Geneva, founded in 2020 by digitalswitzerland and under the patronage of Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer. The SDI pursues concrete projects with the aim of securing ethical standards and promoting responsible conduct in the digital world. It brings together academia, government, civil society and business to find solutions to strengthen trust in digital technologies and in the actors involved in ongoing digital transformation. In January 2022, SDI launched the world’s first Digital Trust Label.

For our Geneva office, starting as soon as possible / by agreement, we are looking for a:

Project & Research Coordinator (80%-100%)

We are searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, and proactive doer and thinker:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in International Relations, Development Studies, Political Science
  • At least 3 years of professional experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner who works independently, and acts proactively
  • Interest and knowledge of new technologies and their ethical implications
  • Proficient in spoken and written English, basic knowledge of French is an asset
  • Familiarity with the organisations history, work and processes is an asset

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide project management support, e.g. conceptualisation and design of tools, projects, and activities, including the handling of third-party providers, partners, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Handle incoming inquiries regarding the organisation, projects, and potential collaborations.
  • Support in the organisation and logistics of various presentations, meetings, and events.
  • Manage communication with a variety of stakeholders (from the private and public sector, civil society, academia, etc.)
  • Conducting research and preparing analyses on issues related to technology. E.g. digital ethics and responsibility, artificial intelligence, and digital trust.
  • Support communication activities, e.g. newsletters, blog articles, social media content,  marketing material, and awareness campaigns.

We offer you a flexible workplace in the heart of Geneva with the possibility to work remotely. From day one you can work independently, you will be able to further develop your skills and professional network, take on responsibility, contribute your individual strengths, master interesting challenges, and support in building a new organization with a purposeful mission.


If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV, a letter of motivation including a brief statement of purpose describing what you expect from the position, and your availability to Nicolas Zahn, Senior Project Manager: nicolas@sdi-foundation.org. We look forward to receiving your application until Friday, 28 July 2023, (incoming applications will be considered on an ongoing basis).