VP Marketing

SWISSto12 is one of the world’s fastest-growing aerospace companies, evolving from its pioneering use of 3D printing technologies for high-performance applications and radio frequency products to building entire telecommunication satellites, the HummingSat, defining a new category in space.

SWISSto12 owns an array of patented technologies uniquely suited to delivering lightweight, compact, high performance, and competitive systems. As such, the company has successfully established contracts for its product lines across the globe with industry leading partners and customers such as Intelsat, Thales, Elbit, IAI, Lockheed Martin, Frontgrade, Airbus, and the European Space Agency.

SWISSto12 was founded in 2011 as a spin off from the EPFL in Lausanne. It is privately owned and backed by prominent European Investors. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and operates two subsidiaries in the US and Israel, with a growing team of over 60 individuals. The company is well funded, has rapidly growing customer revenue streams, and a substantial future contract backlog.

If you are looking for a leadership position where you have all the resources to establish and build an industry leading brand, this role is for you – as you will be responsible for the following:

Role & Responsibilities

  • Develop the SWISSto12’s brand awareness and corporate identity.
  • Develop a core messaging together with the founder and CEO.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to build understanding of our potential and position among key stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry analysts, media representatives, and the investment community.
  • Work with product line management to deliver coherent communications material.
  • Generate measurable market demand for our lines of business.
  • Manage the marketing budget and allocate resources effectively.
  • Participate in the overall tasks and services inherent to a dynamic fast-growing scale-up.

While you will have affinity for the telecommunications and aerospace sectors, direct experience is not a must. However there are some preferred experience and competencies – you have:

  • Leadership ability in a complex and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience as a technology marketer.
  • Written great agency briefings and run selection processes.
  • Managed branding, marketing, and PR agencies.
  • A self-starting, international and driven mindset.
  • Proven experience building relations internally and externally in an international setting.
  • A great communicator and an even better listener.
  • Ability to adapt to your audience, up to C level suites.
  • Ability to be comfortable working with full responsibility and tight timelines.
  • Capacity to thrive working with teams with different professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Outstanding English writing and presenting skills, French is a plus.
  • Potentially a STEM degree before you switched over to the commercial side.

Interested applicants are requested to send their application to [email protected]

Working conditions and contract:

SWISSto12 offers a full-time contract with an attractive compensation package. This position can be based in our Lausanne (CH) headquarter or US subsidiaries in either Foster City (CA) or Manchester (NH).