Communications, Fundraising & Media

We look for experienced creative communicators and fundraising specialists to help us convey our mission, galvanise support, and raise essential funds.

We look for trained health professionals who...

  • Hold a higher-level degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree)in the areas of communications, marketing, journalism, fundraising, photography and/or video production
  • Possess excellent verbal communication and writing skills, networking skills, and have a keen eye for storytelling
  • Preferably have previous experience in social media, media relations, proposal writing, fundraising (especially digital marketing), and with CRMs (preferably Salesforce)
  • Possess training and skills in project management, budget management, and people management—especially the training and empowering of other staff
  • Are skilled at gathering, sorting, and prioritising information

Jobs in Communications, Fundraising & Media

Engagement Marketing Projects Officer

ROC Required
To support the Engagement Marketing Department by participating in gathering, developing and providing all communication material, working with our field communications Advisor, external agencies/suppliers, and coordinating our entire brief process and annual planning. This will include coordinating content production for the entire Engagement Team, managing projects and evaluating digital metrics. Contributing to the strategies for increasing audience over multiple channels.

Philanthropy Advisor

ROC Required
Responsible for fundraising with Major Donors in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. In collaboration with the rest of Engagement team, support Medair’s mission by consolidating and cultivating current portfolio of Major Donors and acquiring new ones, upgrading of key middle donors, developing an extensive network, creating and leveraging partnerships and increasing visibility.

Marketing Assistant

ROC Required
The Marketing Assistant will help execute strategies and key initiatives to drive Donor Retention & Acquisition effectiveness and success. This role will partner with Mass and Middle relationship advisor to roll out campaigns that nurture or attract (new) donors. The person will be involved in the engagement team and will contribute to achieve overall Engagement objectives of raising funds.

Partnerships Manager

ROC Required
Research new funding sources, prepare specific bids, proposals and reports for submission to institutional donors as well as donor relationship management and maintenance of appropriate information systems. Provide strategic support, monitor, review and evaluate all aspects of Medair programmes.

Apply to our Relief & Recovery Orientation Course

Medair’s Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) is a one-week simulation course that will help determine if a humanitarian career with Medair is the right fit for you, and if you are a strong fit for Medair. After participating in the course, you will enter a “pool” of qualified candidates that are ready to be called upon to respond to humanitarian crises. When needs arise in our country programmes, we will offer you a position in line with your competencies and our needs. If you apply for an international position, the ROC will be mandatory for you to work in our country programmes.
Humanitarian relief worker from Medair walking in the jungle