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Head of Marketing & Communications

RepRisk AG
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Company Description

About Us 

RepRisk is a global company and a pioneer in the ESG data science field. Our goal is to make the world a better place by creating transparency in the business world – we are driving positive change via the power of data. We combine AI and machine learning with human intelligence to analyze public information and identify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. We serve as a reality check for how companies conduct their business around the world – do they walk their talk when it comes to human rights, labor standards, corruption, and environmental issues?

We Offer 

  • Flexible working hours and arrangements
  • An entrepreneurial, international, and dynamic work environment
  • A shared mission to drive accountability and responsible behavior of companies, thus creating positive change
  • A company that embraces diversity, because life would be boring if we were all the same!

Job Description

About You

Are you a leader who is passionate about ESG, capable of steering a team towards business-oriented outcomes through strategic marketing and communication activities? Can you transform complex challenges into simple, actionable solutions with your sound business acumen? Do you have a strong affinity for data and technology, and are you skilled at leveraging tools to enhance our marketing strategies and drive impactful decision-making?

If your answers are YES – then this is the perfect role for you!

Your Responsibilities

As our Head of Marketing and Communications in our highly ambitious, client-centric organization, you will play a pivotal role in elevating, driving, and further integrating our brand awareness and lead generation approach to create business impact. You will be responsible for leading our international marketing and communication department, and your strategic insights, creativity, and inspiring people management will be instrumental in shaping and executing initiatives to achieve our aspirational business objectives.

The role reports into the Chief Commercial Officer based in Zurich, Switzerland, and is part of the commercial division management team at RepRisk. 

In this role, you will:

  • Define a clear value proposition and marketing strategy that addresses market trends and client needs, to shape the department’s activities to support RepRisk’s overarching goals, steering and ensuring all efforts contribute positively to RepRisk’s growth and market position.
  • Lead a global team in London, Manila, Toronto, and Zurich, to drive integrated, business-oriented marketing and communications initiatives, and ensure consistent messaging as well as brand positioning across all communication channels.
  • Provide leadership and direction, foster a collaborative and empowering environment, and drive, develop, and cultivate a team that is technically proficient and strategically aligned with the company’s vision, encouraging innovation and continuous improvement in all marketing endeavors.
  • Serve as a client-centric ally and credible counterpart to peers, in particular the Head of Business Development, Head of Key Account Management, and the Head of Product Management to quickly and effectively address business needs.
  • Use your passion for ESG, your affinity for technology, the artifical intelligence revolution, and data as well as your proven ability to steer the team in translating complex topics into compelling messages.
  • Lead all aspects of marketing and communications (including corporate communications/PR, digital marketing, content, collateral, events, product marketing, and more), from conception through to execution, including objectives, planning, stakeholder management, timelines, and budgets. At the end of the day, it is all about lead generation and brand positioning.
  • Plan and oversee strategic budget allocation and effective budget management to maximize the impact of campaigns and initiatives; leverage data analytics to track and analyze marketing performance, driving continuous improvement and ensuring that initiatives align with overall business objectives.


You offer

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a top-tier university; an MBA in Business Communication is a plus.
  • 10+ years of relevant leadership experience, successfully developing and driving comprehensive marketing strategies in sustainability and/or finance related industries and topics.
  • Proven skills in people management, leadership, teamwork, and internal and external stakeholder management at all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated dedication to ESG as well as aptitude for technology, AI, and data.
  • Self-motivated and results-driven even under pressure, with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong business acumen – balancing high quality standards with agility to address business needs, while keeping the big picture in mind.
  • Demonstrated excellence in strategic project management, planning, and budget management.
  • Proficiency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additional languages, in particular German, French, or Spanish, are a plus.

Additional Information

Please note that we will only consider candidates with a valid work permit

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