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Communications Specialist (f/m/d) 80%-100%

Date:  11-Aug-2022
Job ID:  6670
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Are you looking for your next career step at an energizing and fast-paced environment? At Alpiq, our Communications & Public Affairs unit is responsible for developing and implementing a communications & content strategy with impact. This allows us to support the strategy and purpose of our organisation and reflects the values we live while working at Alpiq.


The consistency of our messages is a crucial element, allowing an integrated approach for all our activities in the domains of Communications & Public Affairs. In our Corporate Newsroom we steer the topics and the stories we publish on our various channels. Within the Newsroom we focus on high flexibility and cross-functional roles instead of fixed profiles.  


To strengthen our team in Olten or Lausanne, we are currently looking for a Communications Specialist. This role calls for a person who combines conceptual thinking and creative writing for all the channels we use in corporate communications.


You will be responsible for: 

  • Developing PR / communication concepts for the relevant topics for internal and external communication 
  • Creating consistent, compelling, and creative content (text as well as interactive pieces) for various topics. This includes developing ideas, researching, reporting, writing, editing, organizing, coordinating.  
  • Support in selected PR and communication projects. 


Your Qualifications: 

  • Degree or higher education in Journalism, Communications or similar 
  • Sound experience in HR communication and transformation projects would be a plus 
  • Profound editorial expertise and practical knowledge of digital channels (i.e. video editing, podcasts) in fast-paced environments 
  • Consultative, reliable, customer oriented and committed 
  • Collaborative, flexible, with a strong hands-on approach and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Proficient in English, German and / or French 

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Federica Maraschio



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