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Swiss Sustainable Finance – Internship (6 months) – 100%

Zürich, Switzerland
Who we look for
SSF is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated Graduate with knowledge in sustainable finance to
support the organisation in achieving its goals. As part of a motivated, interdisciplinary team, you
will work with the SSF Project Managers on various tasks including: preparing social media and
other communication, supporting the different SSF Focus Groups, organising events, updating the
website, contributing to drafting and editing publications, providing member services, and
carrying out applied research, in addition to supporting the team with other regular and ad hoc
tasks. The tasks leave ample room for creativity and constantly offer new insights into the world of
sustainable finance. In our team, we count on the responsibility and ambition of each team
member to work efficiently and pragmatically thereby creating maximum impact and visibility.

Required skills
  • Master’s degree in economics, finance, international relations, environmental sciences, business administration or other relevant subject
  • Knowledge in sustainable finance (e.g. through thesis or internship)
  • Strong writing skills and generally a good command of language
  • Proficient German and English; French is an asset
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Structured working style and reliability
  • Office software proficiency
  • Good knowledge of social media, communication, website CMS and newsletter systems
  • Endurance and flexibility to cope with short-term workload peaks and a wide range of tasks
  • Great team player with high self-motivation

What we offer
  • Autonomous working style in a highly motivated, interdisciplinary team – with contacts to our colleagues in Geneva and Lugano
  • Working in a strong network of a large and very dynamic community thanks to the various interactions with member organisations and direct personal contacts
  • Opportunity to contribute to the strong reputation of our organisation that is perceived as an important force in the Swiss financial centre
  • Possibility to participate at own and third party events
  • Workplace in the historical centre of Zurich with flexible working models
  • Competitive intern compensation
  • Start of work: April (or upon agreement)
  • Possibility of internship extension by a further 6 months upon mutual agreementAbout Swiss Sustainable Finance

SSF supports the Swiss financial centre in achieving a leading position in sustainable finance by shaping Swiss frameworks, engaging key stakeholders, informing on best practice and creating supportive tools. The association, founded in 2014, has representative offices in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. Currently, SSF unites over 240 members and network partners from financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested organisations. An overview of Swiss Sustainable Finance’s current members and partners can be found on its ]website.

Swiss work permit is a precondition.

Please send your application by email to
Sabine Döbeli
CEO Swiss Sustainable Finance

If there are any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via email or by phone: Tel. +41 44 515 60 50