We are looking for a WDS Retention and Engagement Manager

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Rentention and Engagement Manager job offer

We are looking for a Women in Digital Switzerland Retention and Engagement Manager

Women in Digital Switzerland was founded in 2014. Present across Switzerland with monthly meetups in 6 cities, the organisation is now 2’000 members and 20 volunteers strong.

The Women in Digital Switzerland (WDS) mission is to :

  • Build a community of women working in digital across Switzerland
  • Develop a Swiss competency center in all digital matters
  • Facilitate access to women working in digital to speaker opportunities and leadership position in companies
  • Organise events that give members the opportunity to :
    • Meet and network
    • Share knowledge through discussions and presentations
    • Inspire or be inspired
  • Foster a smarter diversity, through an inclusive and balanced approach

To support this rapidly growing association of more than 2’000 members across multiple platforms, we are recruiting a new volunteer to help with membership, engagement and retention. We aim at better serving our members, growing our membership base, and expanding our presence in Switzerland.

If you are looking to make a difference and participate in helping to shape change for women working in technology and digital services, this position is for you!

The position

This role is essential and the backbone of our organization and supports operations and requires a time commitment of up to 8 hours a week (average of 5 hours/week). Duties include a mix of member operations and marketing strategy:


  • Manage our paying member database
  • Follow up registration and payment in our website
  • Communicate with members
  • Answer membership requests


  • Creating new ways to add value to WDS membership
  • Think out creative and efficient ways to attract new paying members

About you:

  • You are energetic, well organized, and hands-on
  • Passionate about gender equality and making a positive impact in our society
  • Have a very good English level
  • A plus: previous experience in marketing and/ or CRM
  • Willing to commit for a minimum of one year for this volunteer position, to allow for continuity and efficiency in the role

What’s in for you?

  • Be a key agent of change for more gender equality in the tech sector in Switzerland
  • A great networking platform and an opportunity to communicate directly with our members
  • An opportunity to get hands-on in operations, membership, and marketing
  • A new entry on your resume if you are looking to pivot or add new skills
  • A chance to share knowledge and connect with some of the greatest women this planet has ever seen — our 2000+
  • Free membership to WDS and access to all our events for free

Send your cv together with your deep motivation in joining our organization to natacha@wdswitzerland.com.