Digital Consultant – UICC, Geneva

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is looking to contract an outstanding consultant with a track record in working with membership organisations and helping them transform the way they interact within their community through the use of technology.

UICC would like to develop a global cancer ecosystem on which it can connect all its members and partners, offering an innovative digital platform through which the cancer community could interact, exchange ideas, identify similar challenges and their solutions, access special events and/or training sessions and more.

As a first step towards this grand ambition, UICC wishes to build a solid foundation by improving its relationship management, through the development of a new Customer/Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) System and optimising its internal work processes. We are therefore looking for expert advice, recommendations and a project manager to help us gather the needs, optimise processes, draft requirement specifications as well as outline an implementation plan including an estimate of the implementation and management costs.

UICC is the largest cancer federation in the world. With more than 1,100 member organisations worldwide, UICC works with a vast range of stakeholders to drive change and accelerate progress of the global cancer community. UICC has four areas of work: advocacy, convening, capacity building and launching new initiatives.

 Please download the Request for Proposal (RFP) in which you will find more information regarding the scope of the project and the work.

Please note that the deadline for submitting your proposal is Friday, 10 May 2019 COB.
By | April 22nd, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Senior Communications Officer – DNDI Geneva

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) is a collaborative, patients’ needs-driven, non-profit drug research and development (R&D) organization that is developing new treatments for neglected diseases.

Purpose of the position

The Senior Communications Officer is a member of both the Corporate and Scientific Communications teams. She/he is responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading text for print and digital media, and for a variety of internal and external audiences. In addition, she/he contributes to integrated communications planning for specific campaigns or publication dissemination.

The Senior Communications Officer also plays a ‘continuity’ role for corporate and scientific communications staff who do not work full-time, including by liaising with external service providers, reviewing communications and other outputs to ensure consistent use of corporate visual branding guidelines, and supporting the scientific communications pipeline for publications and conference attendance.

Specific job responsibilities

Writing, editing, copy-editing, proofreading

  • Writes, edits, copy-edits, and proofreads text produced by other staff, including those in other departments and regional offices, for a range of print and digital media, including: 
    • Short-form publications such as brochures, leaflets, fact sheets, issue briefs, briefing notes, announcements, etc.
    • Internal and external e-newsletters
    • Internal-use Q&A, talking points, background notes, meeting reports, etc.
    • Copy for infographics, presentations, etc.
    • Formal letters and correspondence, save-the-dates, etc.
    • Scientific communications materials for events – e.g., summaries of scientific work for non-scientists

 Corporate & scientific communications planning & delivery

  • Supports the project management of corporate publication production, when needed, by liaising with staff (e.g., for information or text validation) and external service providers (e.g., translators, designers, printers)
  • Supports the project management of scientific communications for publications and conferences, e.g., abstract and presentation review, follow-up with scientific teams on conference and manuscript submission
  • Contributes to integrated communications planning (i.e., considering print, digital, press, and other media), including for the dissemination of scientific findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Reviews visually branded content from regional offices and other departments to ensure consistency with corporate branding guidelines, as needed
  • Contributes to the production of presentations for the executive office, as needed
  • Supports the planning and coordination of scientific events
  • Manages the corporate communications calendar and archives

Job requirements

Skills and attributes

  • Ability to use initiative, prioritize, multi-task, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment and problem solving competencies
  • Very good communication skills in multicultural, multi-lingual environments
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multicultural team
  • Well organized and structured
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Ability to contribute to the project delivery under minimum supervision
  • Ability to manage middle sized projects with budget management under supervision
  • Provide specialist services to operational line or project team
  • Ability solve non-routine problems on a case by case/project basis
  • Has certain autonomy for taking actions and decisions
  • Ability to interact with external stakeholders
  • Ability to be the focal point/manager for consultants
  • Ability to supervise at a smaller level

Technical skills

  • Demonstrably superior English language writing, editing, and proofreading skills


  • Minimum 6 years’ relevant experience in public health, humanitarian or development communications, with strong and demonstrable experience as a writer/editor
  • Experience writing about technical or scientific topics for non-scientific audiences
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and matrix-management structure
  • Experience working in global health and non-profit sectors highly desirable


  • Graduate degree in communications or journalism, or relevant combination of education in communications/journalism with public health or science
  • Formal training as an editor an advantage

Other requirements

  • Native English speaker
  • Proficiency in other languages, particularly French, Spanish or Portuguese, an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Suite

Reporting line

  • The Senior Communications Officer (Writer/Editor) reports to the Senior Manager, Corporate & Scientific Communications


  • She/he works closely with all Corporate and Scientific Communications colleagues, and interacts often with others working in Communications, including the Digital and Press teams, and communications staff in DNDi’s regional offices
  • Working in Corporate and Scientific Communications requires interacting with most other departments and teams at DNDi, including R&D, Fundraising, Policy & Advocacy, the executive office, regional offices, and others, as needed

Other information

  • Status: full time – permanent role

To apply

  • Please submit your application using the online form
  • Deadline for application: Accepting applications until 19 April 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 

Click here to view the full job description on DNDi’s website. 


By | April 11th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Communications Manager – CHS Alliance – Geneva or London

Are you a talented communications professional who can write and produce engaging communications materials for non-profit organizations? Do you want to be part of a small but dynamic team committed to raising the quality and accountability of organisations supporting people affected by crisis? Do you have the right skills and experience to strengthen our communications around the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) and help us accelerate change?

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Communications Manager, with excellent writing skills and media management experience, to join our Membership and Communications team. This is an important role to raise the profile of the CHS and promote the work of the CHS Alliance amongst key audiences including members, partners, media and the wider sector.
What we expect from you

Communication of the CHS:
1. Actively promote the use, application and measurement of the CHS in all fora with CHS Alliance members and the wider sector;
2. Lead on communications for the CHS (website content, publications and marketing), working in collaboration with communications staff at Sphere and Groupe URD, and ensuring information is accurate and up-to-date.

CHS Alliance communication:
3. Work with the Head of Membership and Communications to develop and implement the CHS Alliance membership and communications strategies, delivering on agreed commitments, to help meet the team’s objectives;
4. Develop and maintain a range of print and digital materials to effectively and proactively communicate the CHS Alliance’s mission, vision and main messages to key global audiences. This includes managing the copywriting and production of the Annual Report and other publications, production of leaflets, case studies, newsletters, social media toolkits, animations, videos and other materials as required;
5. Manage the editorial calendar and content, including copywriting, for the monthly CHS Alliance newsletter;
6. Maintain and update content on the CHS Alliance website using the Content Management System, to ensure information is current, clear, concise and engaging;
7. Lead on media relations, working closely with the Head of Membership and Communications to identify opportunities for proactive media outreach and drafting reactive messages.
8. Manage the CHS Alliance’s presence at external events and represent the organisation professionally to stakeholders, including partners, prospective and current members and donors. Coordinate an annual events calendar and support the preparation and delivery of CHS Alliance conferences and events;
9. Manage the development and production of CHS and CHS Alliance branded collateral for events;
To view the full job description, please click here.

Your profile
You are a seasoned professional with demonstrated experience in writing and producing on a range of external communications materials for non-profit organizations; and more specifically:
¨ You have at least eight years of experience in an organisational communications role and/or media management.
¨ You are an exceptional copywriter on a range of external communications materials and have experience in content production for social media.
¨ You are well-versed in the changing digital communications landscape.
¨ Fluent in written and spoken English, you have excellent publication standard writing skills; a good knowledge of French is an asset.
¨ You can analyse and synthesize complex ideas and turn them into concise messages for a wide range of audiences
¨ You have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
¨ You are a self-starter who enjoys working in small teams and with limited supervision.
¨ Your colleagues describe you as fun, reliable and professional.
¨ You commit to the CHS Alliance values, vision and mission and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.
This includes refraining from acts of misconduct, respecting the CHS Alliance’s standards and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact.

Terms and conditions
Reports to: Head of Membership & Communications
Responsible for: no one
Location: London or Geneva
Contract type: open-ended contract – full time (80% considered for the right candidate)
Start date: mid-June
How to apply
You shall submit your application by email to:
Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 14 April 2019 (23:59 GMT)
First round of interviews will take place online through GoToMeeting on 29th April or 30th April 2019.
Second round of interviews will ideally take place face-to-face on 9th May or 10th May.

By | March 30th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

English copy-editor, Sphere Geneva

Sphere is calling for proposals for professional English copy-editing service. The Sphere movement was started in 1997 by a group of humanitarian professionals aiming to improve the quality of humanitarian work during disaster response.
Initially developed by non-governmental organisations, along with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the Sphere standards have become a primary reference tool for national and international NGOs, volunteers, UN agencies, governments, donors, the private sector, and many others. Today, Sphere is a worldwide community which brings together and empowers practitioners to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian assistance.
Required competences and experience
• English native speaker with several years of experience in providing professional English proofreading and copy-editing services, including to Non-Governmental Organisations.
• Thorough understanding of the humanitarian sector and of its technical lexicon. Previous experience working on content related to humanitarian quality and accountability /humanitarian standards is a strong asset.
• Capacity to respond promptly to requests (ex.: 2 days maximum for 1,000 words).
• Attention to detail; understanding of plain and inclusive language.
• Strong understanding of the editing requirements of different communication platforms(web, newsletters, social media, etc). How to submit a proposal
Interested service providers are invited to submit the following:
• A detailed résumé(or agency portfolio).
• An indication of the requested copy-editing fees per type of editing (light / medium / heavy)and of proofreading fees, per 1,000 words.
• Two copy-edited writing samples on matters related to the humanitarian sector.
• The contact information of two references.
Applications should be submitted to no later than 15 March 2019.
By | March 1st, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Communications Manager – GAIN – Geneva or London

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. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

The Communications Department in Geneva 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 looking for a seasoned communications professional who will be able to manage projects independently, while being part of a global team.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, the Communications Manager will lead projects related to content production, media outreach, events, digital communications, writing/editing, and monitoring of communications strategies and results.

The ideal candidate will have extensive professional experience, preferably at the international level in the private sector (food industry) or for large non-governmental organisations. You must be confident in developing and implementing complex communication strategies targeting a variety of stakeholders at the global, regional and national levels. You will be required to manage projects in a matrix environment, and to deliver high-quality communication materials within budget and deadlines.

You should demonstrate experience in content production, event planning and management, website and social media publishing, and media relations at international level. You must be capable of transforming complex ideas into concise and accessible messages for a variety of audiences, and able to work with external agencies and consultants.

If you are interested in the position, please apply via the link below:

Closing date: 9 March 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and – as an inclusive employer – we are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our employees worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

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

Web producer, International AIDS Society (IAS), Geneva


Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries working on all fronts of the global AIDS response. More information on IAS can be found at 

Details of Employment: 

The Web Producer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, Communications. The position is open-ended and full-time as start as soon as possible. 

Purpose of the Position: 

The incumbent will be responsible for developing, updating and maintaining the IAS website and the conferences websites. This requires experience in graphic design as well as technical understanding of how websites work and look. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and design websites based on user experience and web optimization best practices 
  • Manage, review and publish all web content for the IAS, the IAS Conference on HIV and the International AIDS Conferences 
  • Develop and maintain work plan to coordinate with all departments in the organization for web updates 
  • Ensure consistency, quality and up to date content on all websites 
  • Work between ICT and other departments to guide and translate between programming, user experience and design to develop online applications 
  • Keep up-to-date on web industry standards and user experience trends to develop and design websites in line with the organization’s evolving priorities 
  • Serve as link between visual curation and user experience across web platforms 
  • Work within the Communications team to produce digital deliverables according to editorial calendar needs 
  • Provide design support for the IAS, the IAS Conference on HIV and the International AIDS Conferences (promo material, venue floor plans, signage, banners, etc.) 
  • Serve as the main point of contact between conference photographers and IAS staff, populate online galleries and curate photos for all conferences 
  • Manage conference photos archive and online galleries 
  • Edit and retouch photos as needed. 
  • Perform any additional tasks requested by the Director, Communications. 

Academic Qualifications: 

  • A degree in communications or similar area is required 
  • Training in web development. 

Work Experience: 

  • Significant years of experience in a similar role 
  • Proven ability to design and develop websites 
  • Experience in managing multiple websites 
  • Experience in designing both for online and printed materials. 


  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and Bootstrap, knowledge of Javascript 
  • Strong knowledge of web Content Management Systems (CMS) and SEO 
  • Strong visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop and Illustrator) 
  • Well organized, ability to multitask, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team 
  • Problem solver; relationship-builder; and strong inter-personal skills 
  • Stress tolerance and resilience, ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities. 


  • Native or advanced in English 
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset. 

How to Apply: 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to by Sunday 10 February 2019. 

For full job post and to apply>>

By | January 30th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Marketing & Communication Coordinator – Resense Spa , Geneva

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is responsible for contributing to a positive perception of Resense, ensuring we deliver a consistent brand, story and news across multiple channels.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Manage the Marketing & PR of the company under the direction of the Business Development Director to ensure the right brand positioning and maximum market awareness;
• Implementation of branding (corporate & retail) and coordinate activities with branding/graphic design companies and brand management/quality assurance for all company’s branded material;
• Support the Sales & Marketing and PR for key company projects and commercial release.

• Project manage the creation of new company website(s) and coordination of the activities for the management & maintenance of the website, including on-going updates, content and design changes;
• Manage all online digital marketing efforts, including Search Engine Optimization;
• Create & manage online communication channels/social media, including LinkedIn company page, Instagram account, company blog, etc.

• Planification and implementation of strategic communication projects & campaigns and maintain company editorial calendar;
• Create or review media releases, content and other company collateral, incl. news articles, blog posts, video, social content, press materials, fact sheets, etc.;
• Prepare and/or review leadership presentations, media interviews and speaking engagement and related materials;
• Coordinate media requests for company-related stories and executive interviews, and track coverage.

• Native and Fluent English – exceptional writing and editing skills are preferred;
• Experience in web design & management and ability to manage & update a website;
• Tertiary qualification in marketing, journalism, digital or design fields is preferred;
• Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience, however recent graduates with relevant experience acquired during their education will also be considered;
• A sense of style, love of luxury and keen interest in graphic design is a plus;
• Advanced knowledge of online communication tools (CMS, blogs, social media);
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and InDesign or other graphic design programmes and tools;
• Detail-oriented, resourceful and flexible;
• Eligible to work in Switzerland.

About Resense:
Resense is an international wellness company providing owners, investors and luxury hoteliers with successful & enduring wellness solutions from our head offices in Geneva and Beijing. With 50+ spa & wellness facilities in operation and development in over 25 countries, Resense is a leading global expert on spa & wellness development and performance.
We specialize in creating and operating luxury spas and spa brands through our expert consulting in all disciplines including concept, design, sustainability, pre-opening, training, marketing, business planning, and ongoing management support on long-term agreements (15-20+ years). We also innovate and invent high effective technology to actively support our teams to connect with our guests and deliver optimum commercial performance & distinction for our clients.
Founded in 2009 and actively led by the major shareholders, the company’s culture is established with a long-standing team of diversely experienced and hardworking executives who encourage self-responsibility, value integrity and embrace entrepreneurial ideas.

Who Should Apply?
Intelligent, self-motivated and trustworthy people who are keen to join a dynamic and hardworking ‘family’ of unique individuals who love and enjoy the business of luxury travel and wellness. You should be keen to grow and develop your skills and career within a rapidly growing company that nearly always promotes from within and rewards those that are proven.

Please send your application letter and resume to

By | January 25th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

English Editor – Terre des hommes – Lausanne (Maternity cover – 8 months)

Rédacteur anglophone, communication BtoB
Entrée en fonction: 15.01.2019
Durée: 8 mois (remplacement congé maternité)
Taux d’activité: 80%-100%
Lieu de travail: Lausanne (Suisse)

Délai d’envoi des candidatures: Terre des hommes ne fixe pas de délai de candidature pour ce poste, le recrutement est ouvert jusqu’à ce que la position soit pourvue.
Tdh: Terre des hommes (Tdh) est la plus grande organisation suisse d’aide à l’enfance. Depuis 1960, Tdh contribue à bâtir un avenir meilleur pour les enfants démunis et leurs communautés grâce à des solutions innovantes et durables. Active dans plus de 45 pays, Tdh travaille avec des partenaires locaux et internationaux pour développer et mettre en place des projets sur le terrain qui permettent d’améliorer la vie quotidienne de plus de trois millions d’enfants et leurs proches, dans les domaines de la santé, de la protection et de l’urgence. Cet engagement est financé par des soutiens individuels et institutionnels, avec des coûts administratifs maintenus au minimum.

Sous la supervision du chef de secteur communication, vous avez pour fonction de soutenir la création de contenus et de matériel de communication afin d’informer le public sur les activités de l’organisation. Vous avez pour mission de rédiger des contenus en lien avec nos différents programmes, de suivre les résultats et impacts de nos projets et de les diffuser auprès de cibles variées.

• Contribuer à la rédaction d’outils de communication pour soutenir la recherche de fonds privés et institutionnels ;
• Mettre à jour les outils de communication institutionnelle et en créer de nouveaux selon les besoins identifiés par les programmes et les services supports ;
• Développer la communication BtoB, à l’attention de cibles spécifiques (partenaires, bailleurs institutionnels, experts etc.), en collaboration étroite avec les programmes (Migration, Santé, Accès
à la justice, Exploitation des enfants par le travail). Cela signifie élaborer des stratégies de communication comprenant l’identification des messages clés, des cibles et des réseaux de diffusion, et développer des plans d’action ;
• Identifier les opportunités de communication lors d’événements majeurs auxquels l’organisation participe et contribuer à la rédaction de talking points et speechs ;
• Etre capable de vulgariser des contenus spécialisés et de les résumer sous forme de policy brief, executive summary etc. ;
• Soutenir, en rédaction et relecture, les autres projets de la communication selon les besoins.

• Master en communication, ou toute autre discipline pertinente (relations internationales, sciences politiques, droits humains etc.)
• Minimum 2 ans d’expérience en communication, au sein d’une ONG ou en agence, avec spécialisation en rédaction (i.e. infopages, comm institutionnelle, advocacy, talking points, speeches, executive summaries etc.)
• Langue maternelle anglaise (oral et écrit) et très bonne maîtrise de la langue française
• Bonne connaissance des outils informatiques
• Vous possédez d’excellentes capacités rédactionnelles (esprit de synthèse, orthographe impeccable)
• Vous analysez l’information de manière à pouvoir la vulgariser et la synthétiser. De plus, vous identifiez rapidement les messages clés en sachant les transformer en messages « comm »
Flexible et collaboratif, vous savez vous adapter facilement au travail en équipe tout en faisant preuve d’une grande autonomie dans l’exécution de vos tâches. Vous êtes à l’aise dans la gestion de votre temps et de vos priorités et vous respectez les délais. Finalement, vous êtes attentif au détail et faites preuve de sensibilité à la présentation visuelle de l’information.

Nationalité suisse ou permis de travail valable

Politique de Sauvegarde de l’Enfant:
• Eveiller les consciences au sein de la Fondation sur la violence envers les enfants
• Fournir des orientations aux employés et autres et définir les attentes lorsqu’il s’agit de prévenir, soulever, dénoncer et réagir aux problèmes de violence envers les enfants
• Réduire le risque de violence envers les enfants par le recrutement et la sélection d’employés et autres
• Réduire le risque de violence envers les enfants en élaborant une culture de direction ouverte et informée au sein de l’organisation et dans notre travail auprès des enfants

Procédure :
Merci de postuler directement en ligne :
Seuls les dossiers complets (CV + lettre de motivation) postés sur notre site officiel seront traités. Les documents supplémentaires (diplômes, certificats de travail, etc.) seront demandés ultérieurement. Nous contacterons uniquement les dossiers sélectionnés pour la suite du recrutement. En effet, en raison du grand nombre de candidatures reçues, il nous est difficile de répondre personnellement à chaque candidat. Merci pour votre compréhension.
Pour toute question, veuillez svp vous référer à la FAQ en dessous des annonces.

Qu’est-ce que Terre des hommes :

By | January 6th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer , IAS Geneva

The mission of the International AIDS Society (IAS) is to lead collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority, and convening power. Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries working on all fronts of the global AIDS response. Together, we advocate and drive urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV. Details of Employment:
The Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, Communications. The position is full-time and open-ended to start as soon as possible.

Purpose of the Position: 
The incumbent will play a senior role in the communications team, writing and content production for the organization and foregrounding advocacy approaches. We are looking for a savvy, seasoned, strategic communicator with a strong understanding of the scientific and political field of the HIV/AIDS and/or global health space.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Lead development of IAS content, including blogs, speeches, press releases and publications
  • Generate compelling and creative content that can be used across all channels and platforms to highlight IAS’ membership work and perspectives
  • Provide strategic guidance to advance the IAS programme and advocacy portfolio
  • Map out key advocacy priorities for the organization and how to advance them forward with IAS membership
  • Monitor and identify key advocacy issues to proactively and reactively respond to and get involved in
  • Guide and execute communications and advocacy strategies that support and advance the work of IAS
  • Stay up to date on relevant political and research shifts in the field to navigate and position the IAS appropriately
  • Manage editorial planning and prioritization across all IAS departments, including all IAS programmes and conferences
  • Manage internal review processes and quality control of materials
  • Translate highly scientific materials to be easily understood across audiences, including development of key messaging
  • Write, edit and manage internal approvals of communications content, including press releases, statements, emails, blog posts and publications
  • Manage media monitoring and reporting to identify opportunities, track communications impact, and support overall brand management of IAS
  • Manage relationships and agreements with external partners and suppliers while maintaining timelines
  • Develop and manage external relationships and partnerships for strategic communications and marketing activities
  • Oversee all media logistics for IAS conferences, including media registrations, press conferences, media briefings, speaker outreach and on-site management
  • Support media relations, contacts management, outreach lists and media materials
  • Support social media content development in collaboration with the IAS Digital Producer.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communications, journalism, public policy, public health or related field or a first-level university degree in combination with communications experience.

Work Experience: 

  • Advanced experience working on communications, policy and/or advocacy in HIV/AIDS research or global health more broadly
  • Background working on scientific research issues
  • Experience leading communications efforts for high-level events
  • Demonstrated experience working in an international context.


  • Must have a firm understanding of the HIV/AIDS and/or the global health landscape
  • Technical and scientific knowledge of HIV/AIDS is a strong plus
  • Comfortable presenting to leadership and public audiences about the communications work of the IAS
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; a demonstrated ability to create persuasive and clear communications in all forms, for a variety of audiences
  • Strong organizational skills, coordination skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with meticulous attention to detail and tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of relevant international and domestic broadcast media, a keen sense of what makes and shapes the news, and the ability to make well-informed decisions in targeting appropriate media outlets and reporters
  • Stress tolerance and resilience, ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities
  • High-energy self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision but also knows when to ask for counsel
  • Ability to work well as a team member, as well as work independently.


  • Native English or full professional proficiency is a requirement
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to by Monday 7 January 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

For more information and to apply>>

By | December 17th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

Responsable de la communication institutionnelle – Ville de Fribourg

Offre d’emploi – Responsable de la communication institutionnelle à 100% (H/F) à l’Administration générale
Entrée en fonction: 1er février 2019 ou à convenir

La Ville de Fribourg met au concours un poste de Responsable de la communication institutionnelle à 100% (H/F), à l’Administration générale.

Vos missions
Coordonner le travail de l’équipe communication et encadrer ses collaborateurs
Développer et mettre en application la stratégie ainsi que la politique de communication de la Ville de Fribourg, à l’interne comme à l’externe
Planifier et superviser la stratégie de communication générale et digitale
Promouvoir l’image de la Commune dans le respect des budgets alloués
Conseiller le Conseil communal et les Chefs de service (promotion, communication et moyens de marketing…)
Contrôler la bienfacture, la chronologie et la fréquence des supports de communication (flyers, communiqués de presse, rapport de gestion, programme et bilan de législature…)
Gérer des dossiers de communication opérationnels en collaboration avec l’équipe

Votre profil
Master complété par une spécialisation en communication, marketing ou communication digitale (par ex brevet fédéral ou formation équivalente)
Compétences mesurables en management d’équipe et direction de projets
Connaissance des acteurs du réseau médiatique et institutionnel fribourgeois
Importantes qualités relationnelles, entregent, capacité à travailler en réseau
Excellentes capacités rédactionnelles en français (en allemand également serait un atout)
Utilisateur autonome des logiciels courants et spécialisés de la branche (suites Office et Adobe, Facebook)
Intérêt marqué pour le domaine public et ses institutions
Entrée en fonction : 1er février 2019 ou à convenir; contrat de durée déterminée de 12 mois, éventuellement renouvelable.

Soucieuse de développement durable la Ville de Fribourg demande que les postulations lui soient adressées de préférence sous forme électronique à l’adresse suivante ou au Service des relations humaines, à l’attention de Mme Antonella Holenstein, Place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville 3, 1700 Fribourg, jusqu’au 21 décembre 2018.

De plus amples renseignements peuvent être obtenus auprès de Mme Catherine Agustoni, Secrétaire de Ville, au 026 351 71 01.

By | December 10th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments