Communications Associate -Joint IDP Profiling Service


JIPS – the Joint IDP Profiling Service – is an inter-agency service, which was set up in 2009. Based in Geneva, JIPS is supervised by an Executive Committee (ExCom) comprised of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (NRC-IDMC), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of IDPs, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

JIPS is a dynamic team that prioritises innovation, partnership and professional development. It functions according to a set of principles that guide both the content and approach to its work, that include: collaboration, community participation, complementarity, protection-orientation, and transparency.


Reporting to and under the supervision of JIPS’ Communications and Advocacy Officer, the Associate’s main responsibility will be to contribute towards enhancing JIPS’ online presence, through planning, creating and curating high-quality, high-impact content tailored to each of JIPS’ digital channels. In particular, this will require finding the powerful and engaging stories in the complex, technical and sensitive aspects of JIPS’ work, supporting collaborative evidence building in forced displacement situations. In addition, the Associate will contribute to the implementation of JIPS’ bi-annual thematic conference in April 2020, including managing logistics and supporting in the implementation of relevant outreach materials and activities.

Description of key duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributing to JIPS bi-annual conference taking place from 21 – 22 April 2020 in Geneva, including managing logistics, helping implement outreach products and activities, and other tasks as needed
  • Planning, creating and curating diverse types of content and messages for JIPS’ different channels and target audiences. This includes the critical tasks of finding the stories in the complex, technical and sometimes sensitive aspects of JIPS’ support in the field as well as work at global level; finding ways to bring in diverse voices from field and global partners; and exploring new approaches / content formats.
  • Supporting JIPS’ Communications and Advocacy Officer in feeding and implementing JIPS’ editorial and communications plan through Asana, including weekly news items for JIPS’ blog, bi-monthly newsletters, and regular social media posts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
    Drafting and designing visual materials in line with JIPS’ branding, including creating useful data visualisation and powerful infographics or other multimedia products, as well as updating existing products as needed
  • Contributing to regular and effective dissemination of JIPS’ content, promoting conversation with and engagement of target audiences on social media, making active use of content that stays relevant over time, and linking to partners by including their handles and sharing their news as relevant
    Maintaining the JIPS website up to date and optimising it for search engines

The role will also involve contributing to the implementation of JIPS’ communications strategy with day to day tasks as well as monitoring and evaluation efforts for continuous improvement. In addition, the Associate will provide cross-department support on communications-related topics, specifically for the implementation of JIPS’ webinar series, training initiatives, and other key projects / events.


Technical competencies:

  • Studies related to digital communications, journalism, or related fields
  • 2 or more years of experience in delivering digital communications including producing written and visual multimedia products and stories
  • Competent in the use of design software such as Adobe CC, and experience in editing images and producing data visualisation, infographics and/or other multimedia content for various digital channels
  • Experience with content and social media management platforms such as WordPress and Hootsuite
    Good understanding of communications principles and all aspects of digital communications, including knowledge about current social media trends and techniques, knowledge of SEO / SEM a plus
  • Native English-speaker; fluency in in Spanish, French and other UN languages a plus

Soft skills:

  • Genuine interest in the non-profit sector, in particular forced displacement, migration, humanitarian or development work
  • Demonstrated passion for, and experience in, communicating about complex and technical issues, such as displacement profiling and other data collection processes, and skilled at telling the stories in these topics / the data
  • A creative thinker devoted to crafting tailored content for websites, blogs, social media, and other communication channels for diverse target audiences ranging from decision makers to practitioners
  • A proactive approach to work with a problem-solving attitude
    Ability to work independently and under pressure juggling multiple tasks, organisational skills, and high attention to detail essential
  • Good eye for design and branding a plus
    Effective team player, resourceful and proactive with plenty of ideas, motivation and inspiration


This is a temporary full-time contract from 1 March till 30 September 2020 (7 months, possibility of extension).

Applications close 29 February 2020

For further information and to apply>>




By | February 13th, 2020|Careers|0 Comments

MMV is seeking an Advocacy and Communications Manager – Access & Product Management

Introduction and context
MMV is a leading, not-for-profit product development partnership (PDP) in the field of antimalarial drug research and development. It was formed in 1999 to re-ignite stalled Research & Development into new drugs for malaria. Its mission is to reduce the burden of malaria in disease-endemic countries by discovering, developing and facilitating the delivery of new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs.

MMV is seeking a consultant, as an Advocacy and Communications Manager, 100% on a fixed term basis, 2020 to 2024. The candidate will ideally be based in the Geneva area.

Place in the organisation
The Advocacy and Communications Manager will report to Director P.vivax malaria in the Access & Product Management (APM) team. She / he will closely collaborate with the vivax project team (including Regional Coordinators) and the Advocacy and Communications departments within Corporate Affairs.

Scope of the position
The primary task of the Advocacy and Communications Manager will be to manage the Advocacy and Communication activities of the VivAccess/VivAction initiatives in the drive to accelerate the rational use of radical cure for P. vivax malaria in endemic countries. He/she will help develop an Advocacy and Communications strategy and manage its evolution, coordinate and organize support activities for its smooth implementation, manage global consultations between partners and ensure the alignment of regional consultations.

Specific tasks
1. Coordinate
• Develop the Advocacy and Communications strategy jointly with VivAccess/VivAction leadership and key partners and lead regular progress analysis and a mid-term review of the strategy.
• Proactively plan and organize regular global consultations between partners on the Advocacy and Communications strategy; prepare and disseminate working documents, meeting minutes and progress reports, and represent VivAccess /VivAction at these meetings as required.
• Maintain contact and stakeholder databases.
• Facilitate regular discussions among global teams and Regional Coordinators to identify key messages to be prioritised.
• Monitor and coordinate meeting follow-up actions and proactively track advocacy and communications activities, events, and ensure required inputs and actions from relevant teams.

2. Communicate
• Identify the advocacy opportunities and required communication material in collaboration with the communications teams, partners and the Regional Coordinators, and ensure messages are disseminated at global, regional and national level for policy and awareness raising purposes using a variety of possible outputs (eg, print and digital media, social media, reports, infographics, factsheets, etc.).
• Manage advocacy tools and communication materials through review processes in a timely manner in collaboration with different MMV departments and partners.
• Channel advice from MMV senior management to partners and Regional Coordinators as the strategy is implemented.
• Responsible for knowledge management and sharing of all information generated by and for the VivAccess and VivAction initiatives by promoting open, inclusive communication and interaction between the partners.
• Provide regular and ad-hoc VivAccess / VivAction advocacy and communications inputs to project and donor reports.
• Provide risk management support as appropriate: develop crisis communications plan, advise partners on existing and potential constraints and issues, corporate risks and upcoming deadlines, ensure required support and identify back-up solutions as required.
• The role will include 20% global travel.

Key competencies
• Excellent organizational, project management, collaboration and negotiation skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and to prioritize and manage multiple deliverables simultaneously.
• Sound judgment, political astuteness, integrity and tact in dealing with others.
• Excellent communication, analytical, presentation (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
• Team player with a proven record.
• Cultural sensitivity and awareness, proven skills in working diplomatically with in-country stakeholders in developing countries.
• A desire to support accelerated and improved uptake of critical antimalarials and diagnostics among at-risk P.vivax populations.

Education Qualifications
• Masters level degree or equivalent in public health, and/or in advocacy and/or communications, with in depth knowledge and experience if advocacy and communications.

• Management of complex committees or working groups.
• Working on advocacy in global health, ideally in malaria.
• Development of communication materials.

• English: Full professional proficiency required.
• Spanish: Good working-level proficiency would be an advantage.
Other Skills (e.g. IT)
• Experience using project management tools, SharePoint or similar, Excel, PowerPoint.
Request for references
• Please provide the contact details of two employers/clients you have worked with in the past 2 years that may be contacted for references.

The proposal deadline is 28 February 2020
Please email your proposal, references, and writing samples to: Angela Sturgess, Medicines for Malaria Venture,

To see the full add, consulte the MMV jobs page

By | February 12th, 2020|Careers|0 Comments

Digital Communication Coordinator – GICHD, Geneva

Digital Communication Coordinator
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Start Date: As soon as possible. This is a long-term staff position

Activity Rate: Full time

Closing date for applications: February 2nd, 2020


We are looking for an experienced digital communications professional to push the GICHD’s storytelling and outreach to the mine action community and beyond. You have demonstrated experience telling captivating stories across media and digital platforms and are inclined to try out new tools and techniques. At the same time, the content you create is gender and diversity inclusive as well as responsive to diplomatic and fragile contexts. You have built or managed the implementation of websites, applications and social media for non-profit organisations and understand user experience (UX).

The Digital Media Coordinator works within the Communications team in close collaboration with three colleagues and under the Head of the Grants Management and Communication division.

Main Responsibilities


Manage a series of interconnected websites (GICHD’s main website as well as micro-sites, associated websites and campaigns’ sites). Perform regular quality controls. Ensure that hosting services and domain names are up-to-date.

Content management: produce content or edit contributions (text and visuals), in line with the organisation’s editorial line, communication objectives and principles of gender and diversity inclusion. Identify and prepare material for online posting; edit images and other material.

Prepare the layout and technical aspects of e-mail campaigns.

Social Media and Applications

Supervise the creation/commission/posting of content on social media and applications, in line with the strategy, action plan and editorial line.

Manage the licenses, subscriptions and corporate user accounts.

Guide and train GICHD staff members on the use of social media to enhance outreach and impact.

  Digital Communication Technology

Keep watch on and provide an informed point of view on the evolution of communications’ and storytelling technology and trends, on measurement and analytics technology and their application to the humanitarian sector.

Propose and set up new digital communication tools, including social media, augmented reality and/or virtual reality, as relevant to further the Centre’s key messages and reach the desired audience.

Identify and contribute to building partnerships in the acquisition and use of new communication technologies.

Guide and train GICHD staff members on the application of these technologies.


Represent the Communication services of the Centre at relevant international workshops, conferences or events, to present on new digital communication technologies.

Prepare budget and monitor expenses for the above areas of responsibility.

Assist other Communication colleagues in graphic design, photo and video editing.

Ensure the compliance of our digital communication tools with the Global Data Protection Regulation.

Contribute to the drafting of a digital communication strategy, policy and action plan.

Support the Head of Grants Management and Communication as required in the development and delivery of communication services.

Profile Requirements

  • At least 5 years of recent professional experience as digital communication specialist
  • Successful record in social media management and related techniques
  • Degree in communication, digital marketing or other relevant field
  • Excellent drafting and editing skills in English; competence in formulating engaging content and storytelling, simplifying technical language for a wide audience
  • Working knowledge of French and additional languages is an asset
  • Analytical skill set and ability to analyse and interpret media performance data
  • Experience of, or at least exposure to virtual reality tools and concepts
  • Web publishing skills (content management systems, preference for Typo3, Wix)
  • Comfortable user of Lightroom for social media content, Apple Developer apps, Amazon Web services and Microsoft Office applications
  • Understanding of social media planning and scheduling with Buffer and Trello desirable
  • In-dept knowledge of user experience (UX), ability to understand user behaviour and tailor products and their functionalities accordingly
  • Thorough knowledge of web management/web design storyboard planning for storytelling platforms, websites, videos, apps
  • Knowledge in graphic design or video editing a plus
  • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences and transfer knowledge
  • Ability to respect and promote gender equality and the inclusion of diversity in communication material


If you wish to join our mission and you feel you are the right person to take on this challenge, please apply on-line on GICHD Job Application before 2 February 2020. You are kindly requested to present your application in English and include:

– a CV of maximum 3 pages
– a letter of motivation
– your professional portfolio
– your earliest date of availability
– any additional documentation you wish to present in support of your candidacy.


The GICHD implements a Gender and Diversity policy and is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are encouraged from women and men, nationals of mine-affected countries and individuals with a disability or special needs, who meet the above profile requirements.

About us

The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) works towards reducing risks to communities stemming from explosive ordnance, with a particular focus on mines, cluster munitions, other explosive remnants of war and ammunition storages. The Centre helps develop and professionalise the sector for the benefits of its partners: National and local authorities, donors, the United Nations, other international and regional organisations, non-governmental organisations, commercial companies and academia. It does so by combining three distinct lines of service: field support focused on capacity development and advice, multilateral work focused on norms and standards, and research and development focused on cutting-edge solutions.  The GICHD benefits from its location in Maison de la Paix in Geneva to cooperate closely with organisations dedicated to humanitarian action development, disarmament, peace and security.

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For further information please contact us by e-mail at

By | January 23rd, 2020|Careers|0 Comments

Director of Publications (D-1), WIPO, Geneva

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Geneva, Switzerland dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, is seeking highly qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Director of Publications, within the Publications Division, Office of the Director General.  The Division is responsible for creating and delivering clear, consistent, innovative and engaging publications and communications to promote understanding of intellectual property and of WIPO’s work.

The Director of Publications is responsible for leading the formulation, planning and implementation of an integrated and innovative strategy of the Organization’s publications, library and document distribution, and web communications activities, both external and internal, to promote understanding of intellectual property, to raise awareness and knowledge of WIPO’s work, initiatives and achievements, and to substantively contribute to WIPO business growth and market proliferation.  The Director must work closely, seamlessly and effectively with the Director of Marketing and Customer Service and the Director of News and Media, and directs the efforts of Publications Division staff, establishing overall objectives and priorities for the optimal functioning of the Division and coordinating at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Organization.

Qualifications and experience required



 Advanced university degree in law, economics, international relations, management and administration, communications or equivalent qualifications.  A first-level university degree with two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.



At least 15 years of combined management and publications/communications experience in an organization involving a significant number of people with diverse and varied interests and backgrounds.  Experience must include program planning and management.



Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and French.


Knowledge of other UN official languages.

Job Related Competencies


Ability to effectively manage financial resources in accordance with applicable financial and administrative rules, regulations and procedures.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Experience in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment, demonstrated innovative strategic thinking and proven corporate communications skills.

Strong leadership and political skills, proven management skills and demonstrated ability to motivate and manage a multidisciplinary team and to advise and coach other managers.

Competent user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the internet.

Closing date: 18 – December – 2019

For complete details on the vacancy and submission of application, please log on to


By | December 4th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Communications Manager – GAIN – London or Geneva

We have an excellent opportunity for an internationally focused communications professional to join the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition as Communications Manager.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people.

During the past year, the Communications Department has witnessed a large increase in the number of internal and external requests for support, mainly linked to the growing importance of nutrition in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the need for GAIN to better communicate and disseminate information about programmes and projects and the desire to influence key policy decisions in the development/nutrition sector.

To respond to this growing demand, and to support the Communications team in developing and implementing a variety of global communications activities, we are recruiting for an experienced communications professional capable of transforming complex ideas into concise and accessible messages for a variety of audiences.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, as Communications Manager you will lead and oversee a variety of projects and contribute to providing strategic communications advice across the organisation. You will also deputise for the Head of Communications in periods of absence. Specific responsibilities include;

-Review and approve publications, reports and other communications materials to ensure that the GAIN Brand Guidelines are followed. Ensure that documents adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format and style.
-Write and edit a wide variety of texts for different audiences (governments, private sector, academia, etc.) and channels (web, social media, print).
-Provide opportunities to increase media outreach of GAIN’s events.
-Contribute to developing key messages, position statements, Q&A, news releases, etc.

To be considered, you should have solid communications experience, preferably at the international level in the private sector, or for large non-governmental organisations. You must be confident in developing and implementing complex communications strategies and be able to demonstrate experience across a range of communications activities including publication management, writing and editing, events planning, content production and media relations.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

Closing Date: 29 Nov 2019

Further information>>

By | November 19th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Consultant (full-time), FSG, Geneva, Switzerland

Are you passionate about social change? Do you want to work in a high-performing, high-impact and fast-paced environment? Join FSG’s consulting team to collaborate with clients who are working to address complex social and environmental problems in order to produce equitable outcomes at scale.

Consultants are integral members of our consulting team and work on client projects across a variety of social and environmental issues including: economic development, education, community development, global health, and global development.

Further information >>

By | October 15th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Communication Officer – ECLT, Geneva (80% – Maternity Cover)

Founded in 2000, Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation (ECLT) is an independent, Swiss foundation, based in Geneva, Switzerland with projects around the world.

General scope of the role

The Communications Officer plays an important role in raising awareness on and supporting good practices against child labour in communities where tobacco is grown. S/he is the primary manager of the project to develop an online portal, publications and training module on a model for education and rural development. The Communications Officer also provides communications insight and support for the visualisation (internal/external) of the ECLT 3-year strategic vision, goals and work plan. As part of a small team, the Communications Officer will also lend support and expertise as needed to the advocacy, research and programmes departments.

Key Responsibilities

1. Project management

Production and launch of a Model for Education and Rural Development including the following products:
• Education Model Guide publication – a print and online guide giving an overview of the model
• Marketing Kit – Introductory print information kit for stakeholders (Governments, Private Sector, NGOs, etc.) interested in education and rural development
• Online Portal – A multi-media hub for all information regarding the education model
• Online training module – an in-depth tool for practitioners to understand and implement the education model

2. Strategy presentation and visualisation

• Provide support for communications on and visualisation of ECLT’s 3-year strategy, vision and work plan. This may include drafting and editing content, overseeing graphic design for materials targeted to internal and external stakeholders, and coordinating the online and print dissemination of materials, working with the Communications Coordinator and the Director of Advocacy
• Provide guidance from a communications perspective on the set-up and launch of ECLT’s new internal work planning and monitoring tool, including advice on internal reports

3. Assist Director of Advocacy and Communications Coordinator with communications tasks as required

4. Any other tasks as required and appropriate to the role


• A first-level degree (bachelors or equivalent) in communications, journalism, advocacy, international relations or another related field
• Graduate-level studies a plus

Work Experience

• At least 5 years of experience working on project management and strategic planning in a communications setting, including trainings and data visualisation
• Proven ability to manage projects across departments and working with multiple outside service providers (Graphic designers, web developers, video agencies, printers, external consultants, etc.)
• Understanding of and interest in issues of education, child labour and rural development is strongly desired
• Previous experience in an international, multicultural environment is desired

Required skills

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish; Ability to work in French a plus.
• Demonstrated experience in developing content and layout for online training platforms
• Experience in the development of videos, other digital and print materials a plus
• Excellent computer skills; familiarity Adobe Creative Suite and SharePoint a plus
• Proactive and willing to learn
• Exercises good judgement and understands the complexity of communicating on sensitive topics, including around children and child rights.
• Able to meet deadlines and targets
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse team
Further conditions
• Some international travel to project countries, including Guatemala, is required
• Swiss national or holder of a valid Swiss work permit

Please send your full application (CV, max. 1-page motivation letter, Diplomas and Work Certificates) at Please mention as subject: Communication Officer

For further information>>

By | October 3rd, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Communication Content Specialist- Sommet Education, Lausanne

Sommet Education is a hospitality education group of more than 800 employees that is home to three leading institutions: Glion Institute of Higher Education, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education and Ducasse Education. The headquarters are based in Lausanne, Switzerland, with additional hubs in Marbella, Spain (Accounting) and London,UK (Enrolment and Marketing).

Their 5 values resonate in you: Development, Distinctiveness, Joint commitment, Openness and Sense of service.

You are enthusiastic and you want to be at the vanguard of hospitality and experience education.

You have a Bachelor or an equivalent degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Communication function, at the headquarters of an international company or a communication agency and ideally from the Hospitality, Lifestyle luxury business. You have excellent knowledge of the digital world and influencers.

Your mother tongue is English preferably and you have a good knowledge of French. Excellent communicator, open personality and pleasant, you are characterized by your spirit of initiative, creativity and proactivity.

Available, flexible, you feel comfortable working under pressure and managing several projects simultaneously. Caring for and developing the Company brand image is your main objective.

If you recognise yourself in this description then they are interested in your profile as they are looking for a Communication Content Specialist to join them.

• For the Group brands you research surveys, industry trends and aspirational brands best practices to develop fresh story ideas, draft speeches, press releases, position papers, create and deliver case studies, white papers, executive bios, opinion pieces, speaking proposals.

• You collaborate with marketing Editorial Content Manager to produce aligned content for Communication campaigns.

• Management of digital/social media (website, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, press rooms etc.).

For more information check the Linkedin page, or to apply use the following click here

By | October 1st, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Experte ou expert en médias et communication, 60 % au bureau de Greenpeace Suisse à Genève

Greenpeace est indépendante, courageuse, innovante. Dans plus de 55 pays, Greenpeace mobilise la population, l’économie et la politique avec des campagnes internationales, nationales et régionales de protection de l’environnement. Au total, près de 3000 employés, des milliers de bénévoles et 2,9 millions de donateurs soutiennent notre organisation à travers le monde.
Vous avez un intérêt marqué pour les questions climatiques et environnementales et souhaitez mettre vos connaissances et vos compétences au service d’une action utile? Alors, rejoignez-nous, dès aujourd’hui ou à partir d’une date à convenir, pour occuper le poste de:

Experte ou expert en médias et communication, 60 % au bureau de Greenpeace Suisse à Genève.

Vos fonctions

In dieser Funktion sind Sie gemeinsam mit weiteren Medienfachleuten, Kommunikationsspe-zialisten und den Kampagnenverantwortlichen zuständig für das Entwickeln und Umsetzen der Kommunikation von Greenpeace Schweiz und für die mediale Präsenz unserer Themen in der Westschweiz. Zudem sind Sie erste Ansprechperson für französischsprachige Medienschaffende.
Sie arbeiten bei der Entwicklung unserer Kampagnen mit und beraten die Kampagnenverantwortlichen in Bezug auf die Medienkommunikation einzelner Projekte sowie bei öffentlichen Auftritten. Ihr Arbeitsschwerpunkt wird im Themenbereich Plastik/Einwegprodukte liegen. Sie
schreiben und redigieren Texte für On- und Offline-Produkte unserer Kampagnen und Themen in der Westschweiz.

Votre profil

Au bénéfice d’une formation dans le domaine de la communication, vous disposez d’une solide expérience professionnelle dans le journalisme (actuel) ou dans les relations avec les médias au sein d’une organisation ou d’une entreprise. Vous rédigez de manière sûre et concise. Vous savez rendre compte de réalités complexes de manière simple et compréhensible. Capable de communiquer avec différents groupes cibles, vous avez une grande affinité pour les médias sociaux. De langue maternelle française, vous pouvez communiquer couramment en allemand ou en suisse-allemand, même sur des sujets complexes. Une très bonne maîtrise de l’anglais est également attendue. Vous adhérez aux valeurs et aux objectifs de Greenpeace et connaissez le paysage médiatique de Suisse romande. Vous disposez d’un réseau de professionnels des médias dont vous connaissez les besoins. Vous faites preuve d’une grande flexibilité en ce qui concerne les horaires de travail, c’està-dire que vous acceptez de travailler le week-end et en dehors des heures régulières de travail si cela est nécessaire. Vous êtes également prête ou prêt à travailler régulièrement au siège de Zurich.

Nous offrons
● un défi professionnel vous permettant de faire bouger les choses, d’assumer des responsabilités et de prendre des initiatives;
● un travail de bureau et en équipe plus que de l’action à bord d’un canot pneumatique;
● un travail valorisant, un système de rémunération transparent et des conditions de travail agréables et flexibles;
● un salaire annuel brut compris entre 88 077 et 95 167 francs selon votre âge pour un taux d’occupation de 100%;
● un environnement international et stimulant avec un employeur qui allie professionnalisme, engagement et passion.

Votre candidature
Dites-nous pourquoi vous souhaitez devenir notre experte ou expert en médias et envoyez-nous votre dossier de candidature complet, y compris des exemples de texte, au format électronique d’ici
au 15 septembre 2019 à : Les entretiens auront lieu à partir du 1er octobre 2019 à Genève et à Zurich. Nous attendons votre candidature avec impatience!

By | August 23rd, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Call for Expressions of Interest: Communications Strategy Support

Call for Expressions of Interest: Communications Strategy Support

Deadline for expressions of interest: 21 August 2019, though applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Start date: to be negotiated but as soon as possible

Type of bid: Tender

Tenders to be sent to:, (subject line: Communication Strategy Support)

Queries to: Any queries, please direct these to or Ms. Charlie Diserens, Office Administrator or +41 22 730 8647.

What we are looking for

As the Initiative reaches the 5 year mark of a 10-year initiative, CTI is seeking communications support to raise the profile of the Initiative and its work, and to drive our activities and impact towards the deadline. We want to develop a communications strategy that helps us communicate effectively and meet our core objectives; and we are looking to outsource support for the implementation of that strategy, working in a close partnership with the CTI Secretariat.

We are looking for an experienced and creative freelance communications consultant or company/organisation, with a proven track record, committed to advancing further CTI’s communication on the eradicating torture, universal ratification and implementation of UNCAT. Familiarity with the human rights world would be a distinct advantage. CTI is not a campaigning organisation, but rather an inter-governmental initiative, requiring nuanced communications yet we also recognise that raising the profile of the work will grow momentum towards our goals. The consultant / company will need to understand the constructive (“no name, no shame”) and diplomatic way in which CTI operates, yet be challenged to find innovative ways to raise the visibility of our work.

This position could be filled by a freelance consultant or company/organisation providing communications services.

Immediate task – strategy development;
CTI is looking for the preparation of a communications strategy including carrying out an evaluation of CTI’s communications work to date and identifying concrete opportunities across communications platforms for how to undertake more effective communications. We are looking for something practical and accessible that can be used by non-communications-specialists (limited in jargon).

CTI’s website is also due to be migrated to a new platform in the near future, and we would be looking for someone who could manage this process including a new website design that meets our needs.

Medium term – communications support:
CTI would hire the services of the consultant/company to help with the roll-out of the communications strategy, and continue to work with CTI in this area, over at least a 12 month period.

Your Expression of interest should contain:
Your name/name of the company/organisation
Your place of business
A short statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) of why you believe you have the right qualifications, or profile to help CTI in the stated area
A short portfolio of relevant past successful work and outputs (for individuals, this could be in CV format)
A statement describing your availability, e.g.:
Estimated timeframe and dates for the strategy/evaluation
Availability over the next 12-18 months to help with implementation
Your costs/fee structure
Applications should be sent by e-mail to (subject line: Communication Strategy Support)

CTI can provide further information about CTI to interested parties, though please also consult our webpage (, Twitter @CTI2024 and Facebook pages.

Only shortlisted persons/companies/organisations will be contacted.

Please note that for interested individuals, this is not a recruitment; it would be a consultancy contract.
Further information:

By | August 9th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments